IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 20, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE
WHEREAS, on February 23, 2011, the Court entered a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture, pursuant to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. § 924(d)(1) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c), based upon the plea agreement entered into between plaintiff and defendant Anthony Photopoulos, in the following property:
a. Bushmaster, model XM15-E2S, caliber .223 firearm, bearing serial number XX1351, and
b. 4 boxes of .223 caliber ammunition;
AND WHEREAS, beginning on March 15, 2011, for at least 30 consecutive days, the United States published notice of the Court's Order of Forfeiture on the official internet government forfeiture site www.forfeiture.gov. Said published notice advised all third parties of their right to petition the Court within sixty (60) days from the first day of publication of the notice for a hearing to adjudicate the validity of their alleged legal interest in the forfeited property;
AND WHEREAS, the Court has been advised that no third party has filed a claim to the subject property and the time for any person or entity to file a claim has expired.
Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED and ADJUDGED:
1. A Final Order of Forfeiture shall be entered forfeiting to the United States of America all right, title, and interest in the above-listed property pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 924(d)(1) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c), to be disposed of according to law, including all right, title, and interest of Anthony Photopoulos.
2. All right, title, and interest in the above-listed property shall vest solely in the name of the United States of America.
3. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives shall maintain custody of and control over the subject property until it is disposed of according to law.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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