FFL Faces 8 Years In Prison For Stolen Lahti Anti-Tank Gun

    Why are some FFL owners stupid and lazy? Mark Mann, owner of Mann’s World LLC and Rifleman gun shop in Macon, Georgia is facing 8 years in prison for violating NFA and ATF laws. Mark Mann is disabled in that he has impaired vision. However that is not an excuse for ineptitude. Back in 2013 the ATF performed their routine inspection. They found discrepancies in their log book. Just a scant 103 firearms that were not reported to the ATF.

    On top of all of that, Mark was in possession of a Lahti L-39 and was trying to sell it for $10,000.

    The problem is he never transferred the rifle to his FFL. The owner of the Lahti claims that the two checks he was paid with had bounced. The Lahti L39 is considered a destructive device so it needs to be transferred accordingly just like a grenade launcher. According to the ATF, since the Lahti was not registered/transferred it was considered stolen. So Mark will lose his FFL and faces 97 months in prison.

    You can read more about Mann and his problems here.

    Nicholas C

    Steadicam Gun Operator
    Night Vision & Thermal Aficionado
    Flashlight/Laser Enthusiast
    USPSA competitor

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