Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

ATF seal
ATF text
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: Corey Ray, Acting Public Information Officer
For Immediate Release
Thursday, June 18, 2020

ATF Offers Reward for Information on Square Burger Restaurant Fire in Raleigh

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives today announced a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a subject captured on video surveillance setting a fire inside the Square Burger Restaurant in Raleigh.

On May 31, the suspect forced entry into the Square Burger Restaurant located in Moore Square. The suspect entered through a broken window and made several attempts to open the cash register. The suspect is also seen on video placing combustible materials on top of a commercial gas range, which resulted in a building fire.

Anyone with information about the fire is encouraged to call ATF's toll-free, 24-hour hotline at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477). Tips can also be made through the “ReportIt” mobile app (

For more information about ATF go to


An official website of the U.S. Department of Justice

Looking for U.S. government information and services?