The opinion of the court was delivered by: Andre Birotte Jr.
United States Attorney ROBERT E. DUGDALE Assistant United States Attorney Chief, Criminal Division STEVEN R. WELK Assistant United States Attorney Chief, Asset Forfeiture Section P. GREG PARHAM California Bar No. 140310 Assistant United States Attorney Asset Forfeiture Section
Federal Courthouse, 14th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90012
Telephone: (213) 894-6528
Facsimile: (213) 894-7177
E-mail: Greg.Parham@usdoj.gov Attorneys for Plaintiff United States of America
TREE IMPORT/EXPORT, Claimant.
CONSENT JUDGMENT OF FORFEITURE
This action was filed on September 14, 2010. Notice was given and published in accordance with law. No statements of interest or answers have been filed, and the time for filing such statements and answers expired on November 16, 2010.*fn1 Plaintiff and potential claimant Tree Import/Export, from whom the $1,182,527.40 in bank funds ("defendant funds") was seized, have reached an agreement that is dispositive of the action. The parties hereby request that the Court enter this Consent Judgment of Forfeiture.
WHEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED:
1. This Court has jurisdiction over the parties and the subject matter of this action.
2. Notice of this action has been given in accordance with law. All potential claimants to the defendant funds other than Tree Import/Export are deemed to have admitted the allegations of the Complaint. The allegations set out in the Complaint are sufficient to establish a basis for forfeiture.
3. The United States of America shall have judgment as to $591,263.70 of the defendant funds, plus all interest earned by the government on the full amount of the defendant funds, and no other person or entity shall have any right, title or interest therein. The Department ...