USA v. Spence

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cr-00157-335630

ORDER granting {{33}} Motion for Forfeiture of Property in the amount of $117,234.40 as to Arritta Spence (1). Signed by Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich on 2/12/2018. (JM)

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PageID 100 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Case No. 8: 17 - cr - 157 - T - 17TGW UVV ARRITTA SPENCE a / k / a Arritta Bell ORDER OF FORFEITURE THIS CAUSE comes before the Court upon the United States of America's motion for an order of forfeiture against the defendant in the amount of $ 117, 234. 40. f $ Being fully advised of the relevant facts, the Court hereby finds that at least $ 117, 234. 40 was obtained by the defendant from the theft of government 1 funds, for which she pled guilty. Accordingly, it is hereby: ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that for good cause shown, the United States ' motion is GRANTED. It is FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to 18U.S. C. $ 981 (a) (1) (C), 28U.S. C. § 2461 (c), and Rule 32. 2 (b) (2) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the defendant shall be held liable for an order of forfeiture in the amount of $ 117, 234. 40. f Pageld 101 CASE NO. 8: 17 CR - 157 - T - NTOW. It is FURTHER ORDERED that, because the $ 117, 234. 40 in proceeds was dissipated by the defendant, the United States may seek, as a substitute asset, pursuant to 21U.S. C. $ 853 (p), as incorporated by 28U.S. C. § 2461 (c), forfeiture of any of the defendant's property up to the value of $ 117, 234. 40. pemand It is FURTHER ORDERED that, upon entry, this order shall become a final order of forfeiture as to the defendant. The Court retains jurisdiction to address any third party claim that may be asserted in these proceedings, to enter any further order necessary for the forfeiture and disposition of such property, and for any substitute assets that the United States may be entitled to seek up to the amount of the forfeiture money judgment. DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, this 4 day of FEBRUARY _ _, 2018. ELIZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JODGE ER. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Copies to: Suzanne C. Nebesky, AUSA Counsel of Record