The opinion of the court was delivered by: The Honorable Dale S. Fischer United States District Judge
ANDRE BIROTTE JR. United States Attorney ROBERT E. DUGDALE Assistant United States Attorney Chief, Criminal Division STEVEN R. WELK California Bar No. 149883 Assistant United States Attorney Chief, Asset Forfeiture Section Federal Courthouse, 14th Floor 312 North Spring Street JS 6 Los Angeles, California 90012 Telephone: (213) 894-6166 Facsimile: (213) 894-7177 E-mail: Steven.Welk@usdoj.gov Attorneys for Plaintiff United States of America
The lead civil forfeiture action captioned above was commenced on September 16, 2008. The real property action was commenced on September 10, 2010. The cases were consolidated by order of November 15, 2010 (DN 33). The sole remaining parties are plaintiff United States of America (the "government") and claimants Behzad and Neda Zaman ("Claimants"). The parties have reached an agreement that is dispositive of this action, and request that the Court enter this consent judgment of forfeiture.
The Court, having been duly advised of and having considered the matter, and based upon the mutual consent of the parties hereto,
ORDERS ADJUDGES AND DECREES:
1. This Court has jurisdiction over the subject matter of this action and over the parties to this Consent Judgment.
2. The Complaint for Forfeiture states a claim for relief pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 981(a) with respect to the defendant assets.
3. Notice of this action has been given as required by law. No one other than Claimants is claiming any of the defendant assets.
4. The government shall have judgment for a total of two million dollars ($2,000,000.00), consisting of the following:
a. $61,098.00 in Money Orders, $12,850 in Travelers Checks, and $17,741.00 in U.S. currency seized on April 9, 2008, at Concord English Language Center ("Concord");
b. $199,080.00 in U.S. currency seized on April 9, 2008 at the defendant real property;*fn1
c. $1,031,900.00 in U.S. currency seized on April 14, 2008 from safe deposit box number *****3352 in the names of Claimants at California Bank & Trust;
d. $14,308.95 seized from First Bank account number ******1837 held in the name of Jila Zaman;
e. $112,617.54 from First Bank account number ******1811 held in the name of Bahman Zaman;
d. $66,612.78 from Bank of America account number ******-3132 in the ...