USA v. Bassler

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cr-00190-336316

ORDER granting {{14}} Motion for Forfeiture Money Judgment as to Joseph Bassler (1). Signed by Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich on 6/9/2017. (JM)

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Pageld 53 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Case No. 8: 17 - cr - 190 - T - 17TGW JOSEPH BASSLER FORFEITURE MONEY JUDGMENT The defendant pleaded guilty to Counts One and Two of the Information which charge him with mail fraud, in violation of 18U.S. C. § 1341, and money laundering, in violation of 18U.S. C. § 1957, and the United States has established that the defendant obtained $ 639, 206. 31 in proceeds as a result of those offenses. The United States moves under 18U.S. C. $ $ 981 (a) (1) (C) and 982 (a) (1), 28U.S. C. § 2461 (c), and Rule 32. 2 (b) (2), Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, for entry of a $ 639, 206. 31 forfeiture money judgment against the defendant. The motion for entry of a forfeiture money judgment is GRANTED. The defendant is liable for a forfeiture money judgment in the amount of $ 639, 206. 31, which represents the amount of proceeds he obtained as a result of the mail fraud and money laundering. The United States may seek, as a substitute asset in satisfaction of this judgment, forfeiture of any of the defendant's property up to the value of the PageID 54 CASE NO. 8: 17 - CR - 190 - 7 - 17 TGW money judgment. Jurisdiction is retained to enter any order necessary for the forfeiture and disposition of any substitute asset and to address any third - party claim. DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, this day of June, 2017. HO TEL MAR ESTITUTO USS P RESSITEWS UREZZA terete Q ELIZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ELIZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH Copies to: All Parties / Counsel of Record