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2014-02-17 12:23:00

NSSF Promotes Don't Lie for the Other Guy Program in Illinois, Michigan NEWTOWN, Conn., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its multi-year, ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal "straw" purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding the public in and around the cities of Chicago, as well as Detroit and Flint, Mich., that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases. Billboard advertisements for the...

2014-01-27 23:04:17

Seasoned Justice Department Executive Jillair Kubish has joined Orchid Advisors to lead its Regulatory Compliance practice, the company announces today. Kubish has more than a decade of field executive experience working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Hartford, CT (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Seasoned Justice Department Executive Jillair Kubish has joined Orchid Advisors to lead its Regulatory Compliance practice, the company announces today. Kubish has...

2013-06-03 20:20:40

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the U.S. Court of Appeals decision to uphold the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives' (ATF) requirement that dealers in four southwest border states report multiple sales of semiautomatic assault rifles, the co-chairs of Mayors Against Illegal Guns - New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino - issued the following statement: "The ATF's program requiring dealers to report multiple...

2013-02-14 20:20:28

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brandon Maddox, owner of FFL123.com stated, "Rumors are swirling that the ATF is no longer considering home-based FFL applications. This is completely untrue. Home-based applicants usually turn in incomplete applications because of lack of knowledge about local, state, federal requirements and inexperience navigating the bureaucratic system, which is why their applications get denied. If you know what you're doing, you can still get your...

2013-02-08 16:21:39

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, February 7, 2013, the National Law Enforcement Museum hosted the sixth event in its Witness to History panel discussion series, held at the Pew Charitable Trusts Building in Washington, DC, and sponsored by Target®. The event marked the first time that agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)--on the ground when the 50-day raid began in Waco, Texas, on February 28, 1993--have spoken publicly...

2013-02-07 23:00:57

National Firearms Dealer Network (NFDN) continues to expand their client base, gain advertising endorsements from firearm manufacturers, and update their inventory streaming technology. With each step further NFDN innovates the firearm industry through simple but effective connections between dealers, customers, manufacturers and distributors. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 The National Firearms Dealer Network (NFDN) has made remarkable progress increasing its membership base. Our...

2013-01-16 16:27:24

Three Churches Burned, Task Force Formed GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne L. Dixie, Jr., Special Agent in Charge of the Charlotte Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the church fires in Stokesdale and Oak Ridge, NC from December 22, 2012 to January 2, 2013. On December 22, 2012, around...

2013-01-04 12:24:01

Firearm Tracing System Available on the Internet WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will provide eTrace, an electronic system used to trace illegal firearms, to Finland -- in an ongoing effort to combat firearms trafficking. The MOU establishes conditions of the partnership regarding the procedures to access and use eTrace services made available to...

2012-12-05 20:20:38

TIJUANA, Mexico, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge Joseph Riehl, San Francisco Field Division announced that David Torrado was arrested Monday in Tijuana on a warrant for illegally possessing firearms and body armor. According to a grand jury indictment, Torrado, 39, a resident of Las Vegas has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm, one count of possession of an unregistered...

2012-11-27 20:21:57

62 Firearms Stolen From Licensed Firearms Dealer ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott L. Heagney, Resident Agent in Charge, of the Rochester Field Office, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the burglary and theft of 62 firearms from Tom's Guns and Ammo, a federally licensed firearms dealer in Sodus, New York. On...