USA v. Cortes et al
Criminal

District of Nebraska, ned-8:2004-cr-00171-31496

FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting {{88}} Motion for Final Forfeiture as to Alejandro Cortes (1), Jesus Cortes (2), Mauro Gonzalez-Escorcia (3). The $620.00, $93.00 and $700.00 in United States currency, be, and the same hereby are, forfeited to the United States of America. The United States Marshal for the District of Nebraska is directed to dispose of said properties in accordance with law. Ordered by Judge Joseph F. Bataillon. (1 certified copy to US Marshal)

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8:04-cr-00171-JFB-TDT Doc # 89 Filed: 07/30/07 Page 1 of 2 - Page ID # 288 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,)) Plaintiff,) 8:04CR171) vs.) FINAL ORDER OF) FORFEITURE) ALEJANDRO CORTES,) JESUS CORTES,) MAURO GONZALEZ-ESCORCIA,)) Defendants.) NOW ON THIS 30th day of July, 2007, this matter comes on before the Court upon the United States' Motion for Final Order of Forfeiture and Memorandum Brief. The Court reviews the record in this case and, being duly advised in the premises, find as follows: 1. On May 29, 2007, the Court entered a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture pursuant to the provisions of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1) and 853, based upon the Defendants' plea of guilty to Counts I, III and IV of the Indictment filed herein. By way of said Preliminary Order of Forfeiture, the Defendants' interest in $620.00, $93.00 and $700.00 in United States currency were forfeited to the United States. 2. On June 14, 21 and 28, 2007, the United States published in a newspaper of general circulation notice of this forfeiture and of the intent of the United States to dispose of the properties in accordance with the law, and further notifying all third parties of their right to petition the Court within the stated period of time for a hearing to adjudicate the validity of their alleged legal interest(s) in said properties. An Affidavit of Publication was filed herein on July 27, 2007 (Filing No. 87). 8:04-cr-00171-JFB-TDT Doc # 89 Filed: 07/30/07 Page 2 of 2 - Page ID # 289 3. The Court has been advised by the United States no Petitions have been filed. From a review of the Court file, the Court finds no Petitions have been filed. 4. The Plaintiff's Motion for Final Order of Forfeiture should be sustained. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED as follows: A. The Plaintiff's Motion for Final Order of Forfeiture is hereby sustained. B. All right, title and interest in and to the $620.00, $93.00 and $700.00 in United States currency, held by any person or entity, are hereby forever barred and foreclosed. C. The $620.00, $93.00 and $700.00 in United States currency, be, and the same hereby are, forfeited to the United States of America. D. The United States Marshal for the District of Nebraska is directed to dispose of said properties in accordance with law. DATED this 30th day of July, 2007. BY THE COURT: /s Joseph F. Bataillon ______________________________ JOSEPH F. BATAILLON, CHIEF JUDGE United States District Court