United States of America v. Approximately $10,760.00 in U.S. Currency, No. 1:2010cv00231 - Document 21 (E.D. Cal. 2011)

Court Description: ORDER ADOPTING in FULL the FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 20 and GRANTING Plaintiff's Motion for Entry of Default Judgment and Final Forfeiture Judgment 18 , signed by Chief Judge Anthony W. Ishii on 4/15/11: Plaintiff is ORDERED to submit a proposed default and final forfeiture judgment consistent with the Findings and Recommendations and this order within ten (10) days of the date of service of this order. (Hellings, J)
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United States of America v. Approximately $10,760.00 in U.S. Currency Doc. 21 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 10 11 12 CASE NO. 1:10-cv-00231-AWI-SMS Plaintiff, ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS AND GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR ENTRY OF DEFAULT JUDGMENT AND FINAL FORFEITURE JUDGMENT v. APPROXIMATELY $10,760.00 IN U.S. CURRENCY, 13 14 Defendant. (Documents #18 & #20) / 15 16 In this civil forfeiture action, Plaintiff United States of America (“Government”) seeks (1) 17 default judgment against the interests of Michael Scott Ioane, Jr., and Samantha Dennis in 18 approximately $10,760.00 in United States currency (the “defendant currency”) and (2) entry of a 19 final forfeiture judgment to vest in the Government all right, title and interest in the defendant 20 currency. The Government’s motion was referred to the Magistrate Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 21 § 636(b) and Local Rule 302(c)(19) and was considered in accordance with Local Rule A-540(d). 22 On March 4, 2011, the Magistrate Judge filed Findings and Recommendations 23 recommending that Plaintiff’s motion be granted (Doc. 20). The Findings and Recommendations 24 were served on the parties and contained notice to the parties that any objections to the Findings 25 and Recommendations were to be filed within fifteen days. No objections to the Findings and 26 Recommendations were filed with the Court. 27 28 In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636 (b)(1)(C), this Court has conducted a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, the Court finds the 1 Dockets.Justia.com 1 Findings and Recommendations to be supported by the record and proper analysis. 2 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 3 1. The Findings and Recommendations, filed March 4, 2011, are adopted in full; 4 2. Plaintiff’s motion is GRANTED; 5 3. Plaintiff is ORDERED to submit a proposed default and final forfeiture judgment 6 consistent with the Findings and Recommendations and this order within ten (10) 7 days of the date of service of this order. 8 IT IS SO ORDERED. 9 10 Dated: 0m8i78 April 15, 2011 CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2