USA v. MacCaughern
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to 2 Petition to Enforce IRS Summons, filed by USA, 10 Report and Recommendations. Respondent shall provide to Revenue Officer Ward the required documents requested by the IRS Summons dated Octo ber 20, 2011 no later than fourteen calendar days after the date of this Order and shall also appear in person before Office Ward within fourteen calendar days after so providing such documents and be placed under oath and answer further questions of the IRS. Case Closed. Signed by Judge Bruce S. Jenkins on 5/16/12. (jmr)
DAVID B. BARLOW, United States Attorney (#13117)
JOHN K. MANGUM, Assistant United States Attorney (#2072)
JARED C. BENNETT, Assistant United States Attorney (#9097)
Attorneys for the United States of America
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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U.S. DISTf~IGT COURT
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF UTAH, NORTHERN DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Case No. 2:12-CV-00161 BSJ-SA
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
SCOTT ANDREW MACCAUGHERN,
Judge Bruce S. Jenkins
Magistrate Judge Robert T. Braithwaite
This case for enforcement of a summons issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was
assigned to United States District Court Judge Bruce S. Jenkins, who referred it to United States
Magistrate Judge Samuel Alba pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1 )(B) for an initial hearing on April
9,2012. Magistrate Judge Wells covered that hearing for Magistrate Judge Alba who was unable
to conduct the hearing. Respondent failed to appear at the April 9 ,2012 hearing and a bench warrant
was issued for his arrest. After Respondent was arrested, a follow-up hearing was held April 24,
2012 before Magistrate Judge Braithwaite.
On April 26, 2012, Magistrate Judge Braithwaite issued a Report and Recommendation
recommending "[t]he District Court find that Respondent has failed to show cause why he should
not be compelled to comply with the Summons. In fact, he has agreed to comply therewith."] Judge
Report and Recommendation, at 3 (Docket No. 10).
Braithwaite further recommended that Respondent be ordered to provide the documents required by
the Summons to Revenue Officer Ward no later than fourteen days after adoption ofthe Report and
Recommendation, and that Respondent further appear in person before Revenue Officer Ward within
fourteen days after providing such documents to answer further questions under oath? Respondent
filed no objection to these recommendations.
Accordingly, the Court hereby APPROVES AND ADOPTS Magistrate Judge Braithwaite's
Report and Recommendation in its entirety. Respondent shall provide to Revenue Officer Ward the
required documents requested by the IRS Summons dated October 20, 2011 no later than fourteen
calendar days after the date ofthis Order and shall also appear in person before Office Ward within
fourteen calendar days after so providing such documents and be placed under oath and answer
further questions of the IRS.
SO ORDERED this
is now closed and each party shall bear its own costs.
~~ of May, 2012.
BY THE COURT: