Don't lie for another guy about guns, you will go to jail.  If you purchase a firearm for another person who cannot legally one one, you are committing a federal felony. This felony is punishable by up to 10 years in jail.

This is a crime that is known as a straw-man purchase.
People who cannot legally own firearm may ask another person to purchase the firearm for them. This is illegal and this is what is called a straw-man purchase.

Do not risk going to jail to do a favor for a stranger, or a friend, or a family member.
Just say no!

This information is provided to you by the Alpharetta, Georgia criminal defense attorney Scott Miller. You may reach call Attorney Scott Miller at 770-408-1001 for a free consultation.
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