United States of America v. Currency $15,000

Filing 18

DEFAULT JUDGMENT and Final Order of Forfeiture against Currency $15,000. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HMon)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, Civil Case No: 17-11567 Hon. Matthew F. Leitman vs. FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($15,000.00) IN U.S. CURRENCY, Defendant in rem. _________________________________/ DEFAULT JUDGMENT AND FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff United States of America’s Motion for Entry of Default Judgment in Favor of Plaintiff and Final Order of Forfeiture as to the Defendant in rem. The Court has reviewed Plaintiff’s Motion and is aware of the facts and circumstances of this action. Based on the foregoing and pursuant to Rule 55(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Rule G(5) of the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions: Plaintiff’s Motion is GRANTED and Default Judgment is entered in favor of the United States of America. IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED that Default Judgment against Ali Baydoun, Mike Baydoun and Jalal Baydoun, and all other interested parties as to the defendant in rem, more particularly described as Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00) in U.S. Currency is GRANTED and ENTERED; IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that any right, title, or ownership interest of Ali Baydoun, Mike Baydoun and Jalal Baydoun and all other interested parties, their successors and assigns, in the defendant in rem, is forever EXTINGUISHED and the defendant in rem is FORFEITED to the United States of America pursuant to 18 U.S.C. ' 981(a)(1)(C); accordingly, a Final Order of Forfeiture as to the Defendant Property is GRANTED and ENTERED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, ADJUDGED and DECREED that the United States Marshal’s Service, or its designee, is AUTHORIZED to dispose of the Defendant in rem according to law. /s/Matthew F. Leitman MATTHEW F. LEITMAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: September 26, 2017 I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the parties and/or counsel of record on September 26, 2017, by electronic means and/or ordinary mail. s/Holly A. Monda Case Manager (810) 341-9764 2

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