United States of America v. $5,523.00 in U.S. Currency
DEFAULT JUDGMENT AND DECREE OF FOREFEITURE. The 13 Motion for Default Judgment and Decree of Forfeiture is granted. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (1 Certified copy to USM and copy mailed to Ramon Escamilla) (KMG)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
$5,523.00 IN UNITED STATES
DEFAULT JUDGMENT AND
DECREE OF FORFEITURE
This matter comes on before the Court upon Plaintiff=s Motion for Default Judgment and
Decree of Forfeiture (Filing No. 13) against the Defendant property, Ramon Escamilla, and any
other unknown individuals. Plaintiff is represented by Nancy A. Svoboda, Assistant United
States Attorney. No Claimants have entered an appearance, either personally or through counsel.
Upon review of the record of this case, the Court, being duly advised in the premises, finds as
A Complaint for Forfeiture In Rem was filed herein on March 20, 2014. A
Warrant for Arrest In Rem was issued by this Court and was properly served on the Defendant
property by the U.S. Marshals Service.
Publication of the notice of this action and of the arrest of the Defendant property
was duly made pursuant to Order of this Court dated March 27, 2014 (Filing No. 7).
On April 3, 2014, the U.S. Marshals Service served Ramon Escamilla with the
Complaint for Forfeiture In Rem, the Notice of Complaint for Forfeiture and the Warrant for Arrest
In Rem, as evidenced by Filing No 8.
A Clerk’s Entry of Default was filed against Ramon Escamilla on June 11, 2014
(Filing No. 12).
No other person or entity entitled to the Defendant property has filed a Claim or an
Answer in response to Plaintiff=s Complaint for Forfeiture In Rem within the time fixed by law.
The Plaintiff=s Motion for Default Judgment and Decree of Forfeiture should
therefore be granted.
IT IS ORDERED:
The Plaintiff’s Motion for Default Judgment and Decree of Forfeiture (Filing
No. 13) is granted;
All right, title and interest in or to the Defendant currency held by any person or
entity is hereby forever barred and foreclosed.
The Defendant currency be and the same hereby is forfeited to the United States of
The Defendant currency shall be disposed of by the United States of America in
accordance with law.
Dated this 22nd day of July, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
Richard G. Kopf
RICHARD G. KOPF, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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