USA v. Approximately $28,360.00 in U.S. Currency

Filing 4

APPLICATION and ORDER for PUBLICATION signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 10/16/2020. (Tupolo, A)

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4 McGREGOR W. SCOTT 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 2:20-CV-02043-WBS-AC Plaintiff, APPLICATION AND ORDER FOR PUBLICATION v. APPROXIMATELY $28,360.00 IN U.S. CURRENCY, 15 Defendant. 16 17 18 The United States of America applies for an order of publication as follows: 19 1. Rule G(4) of the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset 20 Forfeiture Actions (hereafter “Supplemental Rules”) provides that the United States shall cause public 21 notice of the action to be given in a newspaper of general circulation or on the official internet 22 government forfeiture site; 23 2. Local Rule 171, Eastern District of California, provides that the Court shall designate by 24 order the appropriate newspaper or other vehicle for publication; 25 3. The defendant Approximately $28,360.00 in U.S. Currency (hereafter “defendant 26 currency”) was seized in the city of Sacramento, in Sacramento County, California. Beginning on 27 December 30, 2019, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration published notice of the non-judicial 28 1 Application and Order for Publication 1 forfeiture of the defendant currency for 30 consecutive days on the official internet government forfeiture 2 site 3 4. The United States proposes that publication be made as follows: 4 a. One publication; 5 b. Thirty (30) consecutive days; 6 c. On the official internet government forfeiture site; 7 d. The publication is to include the following: 8 (1) The Court and case number of the action; 9 (2) The date of the seizure/posting; 10 (3) The identity and/or description of the property seized/posted; 11 (4) The name and address of the attorney for the United States; 12 (5) A statement that claims of persons entitled to possession or claiming an 13 interest pursuant to Supplemental Rule G(5) must be filed with the Court and served on the attorney for 14 the United States no later than 60 days after the first day of publication on the official internet 15 government forfeiture site; and (6) 16 A statement that answers to the Complaint or a motion under Rule 12 of the 17 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“Fed. R. Civ. P.”) must be filed and served within 21 days after the 18 filing of the claims and, in the absence thereof, default may be entered and condemnation ordered. 19 Dated: 10/13/2020 McGREGOR W. SCOTT United States Attorney 20 By: 21 22 /s/ Kevin C. Khasigian KEVIN C. KHASIGIAN Assistant U.S. Attorney 23 ORDER 24 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 Dated: October 16, 2020 27 28 2 Application and Order for Publication

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