IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 27, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
FREDERICK SCOTT SALYER, DEFENDANT.
PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE
Based upon the plea agreement entered into between plaintiff United States of America and defendant Frederick Scott Salyer, it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED as follows:
1. Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1963(a) and (b), defendant Frederick Scott Salyer's interest in the following property shall be condemned and forfeited to the United States of America, to be disposed of according to law:
a. All funds ever at Volksbank in Liechtenstein (Acct. No. 10-502063-0 100) and Credit Andorra in Andorra (IBAN No. AD41 0003 0012 0000 0095 B200), including $3,250,000 transferred from Volksbank to Credit Andorra on or about January 5, 2010.
2. The above-listed property constitutes interests the defendant has acquired or maintained in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1962(c); interests in, securities of, claims against, and property or contractual rights of any kind affording a source of influence over an enterprise which the defendant established, operated, controlled, conducted, and participated in the conduct of in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1962(c); and constitutes or is derived from proceeds obtained, directly and indirectly, from racketeering activity in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1962(c).
3. Pursuant to Rule 32.2(b), the Attorney General (or a designee) shall be authorized to seize the above-listed property. The aforementioned property shall be seized and held by the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation, in its secure custody and control.
4. a. Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1963(l) and Local Rule 171, the United States shall publish notice of the order of forfeiture. Notice of this Order and notice of the Attorney General's (or a designee's) intent to dispose of the property in such manner as the Attorney General may direct shall be posted for at least 30 consecutive days on the official internet government forfeiture site www.forfeiture.gov. The United States may also, to the extent practicable, provide direct written notice to any person known to have alleged an interest in the property that is the subject of the order of forfeiture as a substitute for published notice as to those persons so notified.
b. This notice shall state that any person, other than the defendant, asserting a legal interest in the above-listed property, must file a petition with the Court within sixty (60) days from the first day of publication of the Notice of Forfeiture posted on the official government forfeiture site, or within thirty (30) days from receipt of direct written notice, whichever is earlier.
5. If a petition is timely filed, upon adjudication of all third-party interests, if any, this Court will enter a Final Order of Forfeiture pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1963(a) and (b), in which all interests will be addressed.
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