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What does ATF stand for?

ATF stands for Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (US Department of Justice)

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4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will provide eTrace, an electronic system used to trace illegal firearms, to Finland - in an ongoing effort to combat firearms trafficking.
A query with the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Records found that "there were no firearms, including destructive devices, registered to Naser Jason Abdo," said a statement by a US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives listed in the affidavit.
The preliminary hearing in a Dallas court comes a day after US President Barack Obama and his Mexican counterpart Felipe Calderon, a second immigration and customs agent, in the attack in the state of San Luis Potosi of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
At least 17 of those people were arrested in the San Fernando Valley, as several law enforcement agencies raided locations in Chatsworth, Reseda, Pacoima, Winnetka, Woodland Hills and other communities, said Agent Latese Baker of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The US Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and State Attorneys General throughout the country have warned that such transactions nearly always run afoul of one or more of the following federal and local provisions: wire and mail fraud, contraband trafficking, counterfeiting, money laundering, tariff, smuggling, or state tobacco laws.
21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, today announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person (s) responsible for the theft of firearms from Pops Guns, 30 S.
5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Agent in Charge Scott Sweetow of the Atlanta Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the theft of firearms occurring at federal firearms licensee (FFL) Buck-N-Bass located at 4901 Summer Oak Drive, Gwinnett County, Ga.