Independence Guns & AmmoWarning letter
This gun manufacturer was cited for 12 violations. The inspection resulted in a warning letter.
A warning letter is the least severe action the ATF can take against a licensee with compliance issues. The letter advises the licensee to comply with regulations.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.
|Type||Manufacturer of firearms|
Compliance inspections are conducted by one or more ATF officers. After the lead investigator submits a recommendation, one or more ATF supervisors will review the inspection and either concur with or adjust the recommendation.
This page contains information about a single inspection conducted between 2015 and 2017. The ATF may have inspected this licensee before and/or after the inspection detailed here.
Officers spent a total of 195 hours conducting this inspection. 169 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Conduct full scope manufacture compliance inspection (Referral from CA-DOJ). Please utilize trafficking detection strategies from the disposition emphasis inspection program and additional strategies unique to the southwest border. Ensure that your investigation is conducted in alignment with current policies, procedures, and requirements established in the IO Manual (June 2014). Obtain and verify the following: • AFMER reports. ITAR registration •Identify and input all R/P’s in N-Spect . •Verify business entity and trade name. •Verify offsite storage/ other business locations. •Obtain GPS for N-Spect. •Verify business is in compliance with State and local licensing requirements. •Verify trace history, NFA records, DROS/ NICS checks.
MINTZ, Luke d/b/a/ Independence Guns & Ammo. Type-07 Full Scope Compliance Inspection, Rds. Key 9-33-04923 Lead lOI: redacted Summary: On 5 January 2016 Investigators redacted began a full scope FFL compliance inspection of the Type-07 licensee. On 24 February 2016 a closing conference was conducted and a Report of Violations ( ROV ) was issued for 10 violations of the GCA uncovered during the inspection. Area Supervisor does not agree with the recommendation of a ROV, WC , WL and Recall Inspection .
Concur with alternate recommendation of W/L with recall .
If an inspection uncovers regulatory violations, the licensee receives a report outlining these violations. This section lists the violations found in the inspection, as well as a general description of each offense. More details on the nature of the licensee's specific violations may be found in the report PDF.
This licensee was cited for 12 violations.
|1||478.123(a)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of firearms manufactured or acquired. 🔗|
|2||478.123(d)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to non-licensees. 🔗|
|3||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|4||478.102(c)||Failure to initiate a new background check after more than 30 days have elapsed from the initial check. 🔗|
|5||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||478.124(c)(1)||Failure to obtain a Form 4473 showing the transferee's name, sex, address, date and place of birth, and other required information. 🔗|
|7||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|8||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|9||478.124(c)(4)||Failure to record on Form 4473 the manufacturer, importer, type, model, caliber or gauge, and serial number of the firearm being transferred. 🔗|
|10||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|11||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|12||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »