UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS URBANA DIVISION
July 20, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY AND 00/100 ($153,920.00) IN U.S. CURRENCY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael P. McCUSKEY Chief U.S. District Judge
A Report and Recommendation (#20) was filed by Magistrate Judge David G. Bernthal in the above cause on July 2, 2009. On July 13, 2009, Movant, Irvin Dana Beal (Beal), filed his Objection to the Report and Recommendation (#21). This court has carefully reviewed Judge Bernthal's Report and Recommendation and Beal's Objection. Following this court's careful de novo review, this court agrees with and accepts Judge Bernthal's Report and Recommendation (#20). This court finds that Judge Bernthal thoroughly set out the applicable law and that his Report and Recommendation provides a well reasoned application of the law to the facts of this case.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
(1) The Report and Recommendation (#20) is accepted by this court.
(2) The Government's Motion to Strike (#17) is GRANTED. Accordingly, Beal's Motion to Dismiss (#15) is hereby STRICKEN for lack of standing.
(3) This case is referred to Judge Bernthal for further proceedings.
ENTERED this 20th day of July, 2009
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