USA v. KEENE
ORDER Affirming 15 Report and Recommended Decision; granting 1 Petition to Enforce IRS Summons. By JUDGE JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR. (jgd)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MAINE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
ALVIN KEENE, as President of
Information Management Institute,
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.
/s/ John A. Woodcock, Jr.
JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated this 26th day of April, 2017
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