May Hardware, Inc.Warning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 6 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.
|Type||Dealer in firearms|
|Expiry||Jun 1, 2022|
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 31 hours conducting this inspection. 112 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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RECALL - Conduct inspection to determine if the licensee has corrected violations disclosed during a 2015 compliance inspection. Determine if internal controls initiated as a result of the inspection have been implemented and followed. Determine if licensee is maintaining proper records. Advise licensee of all pertinent laws and regulations.
IOI redacted recommends a Report of Violations be issued with Warning Letter and Recall Inspection . Although 3 of the 6 violations disclosed during this inspection are repeat violations, and the violation percentages appear high, it is due to the very low volume of transfers this licensee conducts annually. No firearms were missing from inventory and no traces have come back to this licensee since redacted.
An inspection was conducted to determine if the licensee is oeprating in compliance with Federal Firearms Laws and regulations. The inspection disclosed 6 violations to include failing to timely or correctly record 1 (9.1%) disposition entry and failing to obtain complete and accurate in formation in the ATF F 4473 certificaiton section (50%). Due to the low volume of business, the results of the inspection rise to the level of a Warning Conference. It is recommended that a Warning Letter be issued to the licensee with no recall inspection recommended.
Concur with Warning Letter and No Recall inspection .
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 6 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||478.102(a)(2)(ii)||Transferring a firearm before three business days have elapsed from the date that the licensee contacted NICS. 🔗|
|3||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. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »