Filing 17

ORDER Affirming 15 Report and Recommended Decision; granting 1 Petition to Enforce IRS Summons. By JUDGE JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR. (jgd)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Petitioner, v. ALVIN KEENE, as President of Information Management Institute, Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 1:16-mc-00299-JAW ORDER AFFIRMING THE RECOMMENDED DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE No objection having been filed to the Magistrate Judge’s Recommended Decision filed April 5, 2017 (ECF No. 15), and the Court having performed a de novo review in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B), the Court hereby accepts the Recommended Decision. Accordingly, the Court hereby (1) finds that the Petitioner has complied with all statutory requirements necessary to support the administrative summons and that the Respondent has unjustifiably failed to comply with the same; (2) finds that the Respondent has failed to comply with the Court’s show cause order (ECF No. 12); (3) GRANTS the Petitioner’s Petition to Enforce IRS Summons (ECF No. 1); (4) ORDERS Respondent, with respect to the relevant summons tax periods, to produce the requested documents (i.e., the documents described in the summons) to the Internal Revenue Service, Revenue Officer Todd N. Greeley, or any other officer of the Internal Revenue Service at the office of the Internal Revenue Service, Edmund Muskie Federal Building, 68 Sewall Street, Room 311, August, Maine, within seven days of this Order; and, (5) CAUTIONS Respondent that failure to comply with this Order within the deadline set forth above could result in a finding that Respondent is in contempt of Court. SO ORDERED. /s/ John A. Woodcock, Jr. JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated this 26th day of April, 2017 2

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