Sheriff Arrests Jonathan Arthur Ciener On Fraud Charges

    Last week the Brevard County, FL Sheriff’s Office raided Jonathan Arthur Ciener, Inc and arrested the owner Jonathan Arthur Ciener on charges of schemes to defraud less than $20,000 (third degree felony). JAC is best known for his .22 LR AR-15 conversion kits.

    Ciener has an awful reputation. He has had almost 70 complaints filed against his company with the BBB. A disgruntled customer even developed a website dedicated to warning people not to do business with him.

    Ciener’s early M16 belt fed conversion kit.

    [ Many thanks to Claes for the tip. ]

    Steve Johnson

    I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!