Straw Purchasing


Straw Purchases

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Straw Purchases – Better Education Helps Avoid

An unfortunate occurrence in the firearms business is the act of straw purchasing. A straw purchase is when the actual purchaser of the firearm is unable to purchase the weapon him/herself because of the inability to pass a background check and thus has someone else do so for them. If a customer walks into your store and says blatantly that they are purchasing the gun for someone who cannot do so themselves, you should not go through with the sale.

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