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Theft/Loss in Transit
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding the theft or loss of firearms in transit.
How does this rule change the reporting requirements for stolen or lost NFA firearms?
As the transferor/sender FFL, how should I note the theft/loss of a firearm if it's stolen/lost in transit after I already recorded the disposition in my A&D record?
What happens if firearms are reported as missing and are subsequently located?
Does this rule only apply to shipments by private common or contract carriers or does it also apply to shipments via the United States Postal Service (USPS)?
Is the transferor/sender FFL required to report any thefts/losses of firearms that occur while in transit if the transferee/receiver FFL and/or common or contract carrier have already filed a theft/loss report with ATF?
If the transferor/sender FFL files a theft/loss report after the contract carrier or transferee/receiver FFL files their own, will ATF's lost/stolen gun database contain duplicate reports?