Yates Ventures Inc
Yates Firearms & AccessoriesWarning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 11 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||Sep 1, 2021|
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 97.5 hours conducting this inspection. 156 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Violations, Warning Letter Only and No Recall Inspection . The inspection warrants a Warning Conference. IOI redacted is proposing an alternate recommendation . The industry member has held an ATF license since August 9, 2012. This is the licensee's second compliance inspection. The first compliance inspection was conducted in 2013. The licensee only had redacted firearms in inventory during the last inspection. The licensee had 304 firearms in inventory this inspection. This was the first time the licensee was cited for violations.
The inspection disclosed 11 violations, including a violation of 27 CFR 102(a) for failure to conduct a NICS check or obtain alternative permit for the transfer of a handgun to a Texas resident with a Florida concealed carry permit (not prohibited), and 27 CFR 126a & 18 U.S.C. 923(g)(5)(a) for failure to report multiple sales in redacted instances redacted multiple sales involving redacted] handguns redacted multiple sales involving rifles, respectively). There was one referral generated as a result of the inspection. This was the licensee's second compliance inspection since license issuance in 2012, and first resulting in violations. The recommendation of Violations Warning Letter Only and No Recall inspection is appropriate.
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 11 violations.
|1||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|2||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. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||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. 🔗|
|6||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|7||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|8||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|9||478.131(a)(2)||Failure to retain a copy of a purchaser's permit or license for a background check-exempt transaction. 🔗|
|10||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|11||18 USC 923(g)(5)(A)||Failure to submit record information required by the Attorney General. (This citation is often used to enforce the requirement for licensees in Southwest border states to report multiple sales of semi-automatic rifles.) 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »