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US v. $6,190.00 in US Currency, No. 08-35221

By FindLaw Staff on September 08, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an appeal from the district court's order striking claimant's claim to his assets in a civil forfeiture proceeding, the order is affirmed where: 1) 18 U.S.C. section 1956 authorized federal jurisdiction over forfeiture actions for proceeds of a violation of 18 U.S.C. section 1324, if that violation was for financial gain; and 2) 28 U.S.C. section 2466(a), the fugitive disentitlement statute, applied to claimants who were fugitives from state criminal proceedings.

Read US v. $6,190.00 in US Currency, No. 08-35221

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted April 7, 2009

Filed September 8, 2009


Opinion by Judge W. Fletcher


For Appellant:

Stephen R. Sady, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Portland, OR

For Appellee:

Leslie Jauanna Westphal, Office of the United States Attorney, Portland, OR

Robert David Nesler, Office of the United States Attorney, Portland, OR

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