McCarthy v. Qtrax, Inc.
ORDERED that the R&R is ADOPTED IN FULL. It is further ORDERED that the motion for default judgment is GRANTED. It is further ORDERED that JUDGMENT is entered for plaintiff/trustee against defendant in the amount of $1,630,000.00 in principal, $1,900,010.00 in interest, per diem interest of $803.84 from March 7, 2017, and $350.00 in filing fee costs. Interest on the principal amount of the Judgment will accrue post-Judgment at the statutory rate. Signed by District Judge T. S. Ellis, III on 07/26/2017. (jlan)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA
OSAMA M. EL-ATARI,
Case No. l:17-cv-794
KEVIN R. McCarthy,
The matteris beforethe Courton a Reportand Recommendation ("R&R")from the United
StatesBankruptcy Court for the EasternDistrictof Virginia, recommending that plaintifE'trustee's
motion for default judgment be granted. As there is no objection to the R&R, the findmgs and
conclusions of the Bankruptcy Court will be adopted and the motion for default judgment will be
Thisaction relates to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filed by debtorOsama El-Atari. Specifically,
plaintifiE'trustee Kevin McCarthy initiated the instant proceeding pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 542
against defendant Qtrax, Inc., seeking turnover of amounts originally owed to the bankruptcy
estate pursuant to a promissory note. In this regard, the complaint alleges that defendant executed
and delivered a promissory note worth $1,630,000.00 to the debtor, which note the debtor
subsequently assigned to a bank. In turn, that bank released its interest in the promissory note to
plaintifiPtrustee. Accordingly, plaintifiG'trustee, as the note-holder, now has the right to enforce that
note. Importantly, the promissory note provides, inler alia, that
of S803 .84 &om March 7, 2017. and $3S0.00 in filing fee costs. Interest on the principal amount of
the Judgment will accrue post-Judgment at the statutory rate. See 28 U.S.C. § 1961.
The Cle?k is directed to send a copy ofthis Order to all counsel of record and defendant, to
enter judgment for pwn1iff/1rustee punuant to Rule 9021, Fed. R. Banla. P., and to close this
July 26, 2017
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