Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Summary judgment upheld for ATF on Privacy Act claim based on disclosure to condo association where plaintiff planned to sell guns

In Fattahi v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, the Fourth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the ATF, where plaintiff claimed the ATF had violated the Privacy Act by notifying his condominium association about his federal firearms license application, on which he had stated that he intended to sell guns from his condo. The opinion was by Chief Judge Wilkins.

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