United States of America v. Bustamante

Filing 11

FINDINGS and RECOMMENDATIONS for Final Order of Continuing Garnishment (Wages)(14-Day Deadline); ORDER DIRECTING Clerk to Randomly Assign a District Judge to This Matter, signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 8/9/17: CASE ASSIGNED to District Judge Anthony W. Ishii and Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean. New Case No. 1:17-mc-00047 AWI EPG. (Hellings, J)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CASE NO. : 1:17MC00047-EPG 11 Plaintiff, 12 v. FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FINAL ORDER OF CONTINUING GARNISHMENT (WAGES) 13 BENJAMIN BUSTAMANTE, 14 Defendant and Judgment Debtor. ORDER DIRECTING CLERK TO RANDOMLY ASSIGN A DISTRICT JUDGE TO THIS MATTER 15 16 17 THE SF LGBT CENTER, (and its Successors and Assignees), 18 CRIMINAL CASE NO.: 2:09CR00504-GEB Garnishee. 19 20 The Court, having reviewed its files and the United States’ Request for Findings and 21 Recommendations for Final Order of Continuing Garnishment (Wages) (the “Request”), and good cause 22 appearing therefrom, hereby recommends a final order of continuing garnishment be granted. 23 Accordingly, IT IS RECOMMENDED that: 24 1. The United States’ Request for Findings and Recommendations for final order of 25 continuing garnishment be GRANTED; 26 2. GARNISHEE, shall pay at least monthly to the Clerk of the United States District Court, 27 twenty-five (25%) percent of the Defendant Benjamin Bustamante (“Defendant”) disposable wages, 28 earnings, commissions, bonuses, and compensation less the prior wage garnishment against the 1 30 1 Defendant in the amount of $115.00 per pay period, payable to the State of California, Franchise Tax 2 Board that is currently in effect. 3 3. In addition, the garnishment stays in effect until the earlier of Defendant’s full 4 satisfaction of the restitution plus the litigation surcharge $468,364.00, further order of the Court, or the 5 termination of the writ as set forth in 28 U.S.C. § 3205(c)(10). 6 4. The SF LGBT Center is further ORDERED to provide the United States with written 7 notice if the amount or form of compensation to Defendant changes while this order is in effect or if The 8 SF LGBT Center no longer has custody, possession, or control of Defendant’s property. The SF LGBT 9 Center shall notify Plaintiff when the prior wage garnishment is terminated and adjust the garnishment 10 payments to the United States accordingly. 11 5. GARNISHEE, shall DELIVER, within fifteen (15) days of the filing of the Order; all 12 amounts previously withheld by The SF LGBT Center pursuant to the Writ of garnishment. Payment 13 shall be paid to the Clerk of Court. The SF LGBT Center shall also provide the United States with a 14 written accounting, by pay period, of the amounts withheld from the Defendant’s wages during the 15 period, of the amounts withheld from Defendant’s wages during the period from service of the Writ to 16 entry of this final order. 17 6. The instrument of payment must be made in the form of a cashier’s check, money order 18 or company draft, and made payable to the Clerk of the Court and delivered to the United States District 19 Court, Eastern District of California, 501 I Street, Room 4-200, Sacramento, California 95814. The SF 20 LGBT Center shall also state the criminal docket number (Case No. 2:09CR00504-GEB) on the 21 payment instrument. 22 RECOMMENDATIONS: 23 For the foregoing reasons, IT IS HEREBY RECOMMENDED that plaintiff’s request for 24 issuance of a final order of continuing garnishment be GRANTED. 25 These findings and recommendations are submitted to the United States District Judge assigned 26 to the case, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Within fourteen days after being served with these 27 findings and recommendations, any party may file written objections with the court and served with 28 these findings and recommendations, any party may file written objections with the court and serve a 2 30 1 copy on all parties. Id.; see also E. Dist. Local Rule 304(b). Such document should be captioned 2 “Objections to Magistrate Judge’s Findings and Recommendations.” Any response to the objections 3 shall be filed with the court and served on all parties within fourteen days after service of the objections. 4 E. Dist. Local Rule 304(d). Failure to file objections within the specified time may waive the right to 5 appeal the District Court’s order. Turner v. Duncan, 158 F.3d 449, 455 (9th Cir. 1998); Martinez v. 6 Y1st, 951 F.2d 1153, 1156-57 (9th Cir. 1991). 7 ORDER: 8 The Clerk's Office is directed to randomly assign a District Judge to this matter. 9 10 11 12 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: August 9, 2017 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 30

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