United States v. Approximately $3,104,661.00 in U.S. Currency

Filing 5

ORDER re Application for Publication, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 10/27/2014. (Timken, A)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 1:14-CV-01642-LJO-SKO APPLICATION AND ORDER FOR PUBLICATION v. APPROXIMATELY $3,104,661.00 IN U.S. CURRENCY, 15 Defendant. 16 17 The United States of America applies for an order of publication as follows: 18 1. Rule G(4) of the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset 19 Forfeiture Actions (hereafter "Supplemental Rules") provides that the United States shall cause public 20 notice of the action to be given in a newspaper of general circulation or on the official internet 21 government forfeiture site; 22 2. Local Rule 171, Eastern District of California, provides that the Court shall designate by 23 order the appropriate newspaper or other vehicle for publication; 24 3. The defendant Approximately $3,104,661.00 in U.S. Currency (“defendant currency”) 25 was seized in the city of Bakersfield, in Kern County, California. 26 4. The United States proposes that publication be made as follows: 27 a. One publication; 28 b. Thirty (30) consecutive days; 29 1 30 Application and Order for Publication 1 c. On the official internet government forfeiture site www.forfeiture.gov; 2 d. The publication is to include the following: 3 (1) The Court and case number of the action; 4 (2) The date of the seizure/posting; 5 (3) The identity and/or description of the property seized/posted; 6 (4) The name and address of the attorney for the United States; 7 (5) A statement that claims of persons entitled to possession or claiming an 8 interest pursuant to Supplemental Rule G(5) must be filed with the Court and served on the attorney for 9 the United States no later than 60 days after the first day of publication on the official internet 10 government forfeiture site; and (6) 11 A statement that answers to the Complaint or a motion under Rule 12 of the 12 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ("Fed. R. Civ. P.") must be filed and served within 21 days after the 13 filing of the claims and, in the absence thereof, default may be entered and condemnation ordered. 14 Dated: October 23, 2014 BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney 15 16 By: 17 /s/ Kevin C. Khasigian KEVIN C. KHASIGIAN Assistant U.S. Attorney 18 19 20 21 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 27, 2014 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2 30 Application and Order for Publication

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