United States District Court, S.D. California
September 28, 2005.
MOHAMMED ETMINAN, Plaintiff,
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AGENT TROY D. SMOOT, Defendant.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: RUBEN BROOKS, Magistrate Judge
ORDER OF SUBSTITUTION
Upon review and consideration of the Notice of Substitution of
United States of America filed herein by the United States of
America and it appearing to the Court that this is a tort action
against Defendant FBI Agent Troy D. Smoot arising out of actions
certified by the Attorney General of the United States to have
been taken within the scope of his position and employment as a
IT IS ORDERED, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2679(d), that the United
States of America shall be substituted as the sole Defendant
herein, in place of Defendant FBI Agent Troy D. Smoot, and that
the title of the action be amended accordingly. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that as to Defendant Troy D. Smoot, this
action is dismissed, with prejudice, pursuant to
28 U.S.C. § 2679(d)(2).
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