Midwest Defense Solutions LLCRevocation/denial of renewal
This gun dealer was cited for 13 violations. The inspection resulted in revocation/denial of renewal.
A final disposition of revocation/denial of renewal means that ATF officials concluded the dealer must lose its license. This requires a determination that the licensee wilfully violated regulations or is otherwise ineligible to remain in business. The licensee will either have their license revoked after a specified period of time, or be unable to renew their license once it expires.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.
|Type||Dealer in 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 187 hours conducting this inspection. 160 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.
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Conduct a DE compliance inspection. See attached MOC and ROI regarding falsification of Forms 4473 to complete a trace request and transfer of firearms without A&D entries or Forms 4473 and background checks.
Although this is the licensee's first compliance inspection the violations disclosed are egregious. Further the licensee’s actions of knowingly providing false information in response to a trace request hindered a criminal investigation.
Inspection disclosed numerous significant violations, including (among others) failure to timely or accurately record the receipt of a firearm redacted instances of failure to record both the acquisition and dispostioin of firearms. redacted instances of failing to execute a ATF F 4473 , failure to conduct a background checks, and making false entries in his records. Additionally, the FFL admitted to fabricating a F4473 in response to a trace request.
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 13 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||478.39a||Failure to appropriately report the theft or loss of a firearm from a licensee's inventory. 🔗|
|3||478.99(b)(2)||Sale or delivery of a firearm to a person who is prohibited from possessing it under state law. 🔗|
|4||479.102(a)||Failure by a manufacturer or importer of NFA firearms to properly mark the firearms. 🔗|
|5||478.121(c)||Knowingly making false entries in the acquisition and disposition record. 🔗|
|6||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|7||478.124(b)||Failure to maintain ordered records of all Forms 4473. 🔗|
|8||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. 🔗|
|9||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|10||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|11||478.129(b)||Failure to retain Forms 4473 for the required duration of time. 🔗|
|13||28 CFR 25.6(a)||Initiating a NICS background check for a purpose other than a proposed firearm transfer. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »