they had a lot less of a base to work from.
Everyone who's ever been charged/screwed with by BATFEIEIO because "Your paperwork doesn't match ours!" ought to sue the bastards.
...The first step in inspecting an NFA dealer is to obtain a print out of his NFRTR registry, then compare that to his inventory.
OIG asked how often there was a discrepancy between the inventory and what the NFRTR said the inventory should be: 46% of inspectors said either "always" or "most of the time." (Only 5% reported "never"). How
often was the discrepancy found in the NFRTR? 44% said always or most of
the time, only 6% said "never." The comments by inspectors were pretty
"When I conduct an NFA inventory reconciliation, I start knowing that the NRA register will be incomplete or inaccurate."
"The discrepancies in the NFRTR makes it impossible to verify the onsite inventory."
And on, and on. Bastards have put people in prison over this, and ought to be fired for it.
Never put anything between you and explosives which a surgeon might be required to remove from your body.
Midway has a sale on factory-second Berry's bullets.