United States of America v. Approximately $179,000.00 in U.S. Currency

Filing 4

APPLICATION AND ORDER FOR PUBLICATION signed by Magistrate Judge Carolyn K. Delaney on 4/19/17. (Mena-Sanchez, L)

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4 PHILLIP A. TALBERT United States Attorney KEVIN C. KHASIGIAN Assistant U. S. Attorney 501 I Street, Suite 10-100 Sacramento, CA 95814 Telephone: (916) 554-2700 5 Attorneys for the United States 1 2 3 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 12 13 14 2:17−CV−00805−JAM−CKD Plaintiff, APPLICATION AND ORDER FOR PUBLICATION v. APPROXIMATELY $179,000.00 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 $179,000.00 in U.S. Currency (“defendant currency”) 25 was seized in the city of Tracy, in San Joaquin County, California. Beginning on January 9, 2017, the 26 Drug Enforcement Administration published notice of the non-judicial forfeiture of the defendant 27 currency for 30 consecutive days on the official internet government forfeiture site www.forfeiture.gov. 28 29 30 1 Application and Order for Publication 1 4. The United States proposes that publication be made as follows: 2 a. One publication; 3 b. Thirty (30) consecutive days; 4 c. On the official internet government forfeiture site www.forfeiture.gov; 5 d. The publication is to include the following: 6 (1) The Court and case number of the action; 7 (2) The date of the seizure/posting; 8 (3) The identity and/or description of the property seized/posted; 9 (4) The name and address of the attorney for the United States; 10 (5) A statement that claims of persons entitled to possession or claiming an 11 interest pursuant to Supplemental Rule G(5) must be filed with the Court and served on the attorney for 12 the United States no later than 60 days after the first day of publication on the official internet 13 government forfeiture site; and (6) 14 A statement that answers to the Complaint or a motion under Rule 12 of 15 the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“Fed. R. Civ. P.”) must be filed and served within 21 days after 16 the filing of the claims and, in the absence thereof, default may be entered and condemnation ordered. 17 Dated: 4/17/2017 PHILLIP A. TALBERT United States Attorney 18 19 By: 20 21 /s/ Kevin C. Khasigian KEVIN C. KHASIGIAN Assistant U.S. Attorney 22 ORDER 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 Dated: April 19, 2017 26 27 _____________________________________ CAROLYN K. DELANEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 28 29 30 2 Application and Order for Publication

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