The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) offers property for sale to the public which has been forfeited under laws enforced or administered by the United States Department of Justice, its investigative agencies (Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms), and certain other federal law enforcement agencies. More than 9,000 items of forfeited property are sold annually with gross sales in excess of $99 million. The property offered for sale consists of residential, commercial real estate, Land, business establishments, Financial Instruments and a wide range of personal property such as motor vehicles, boats, aircraft, jewelry, art, antiques, and collectibles.
This is a list of contract service providers and federal agencies who have been authorized to sell forfeited property for the USMS on a recurring basis. The list provides information on company/agency names, locations, and telephone numbers. Please contact the companies/agencies listed throughout for information on property that is currently available for sale, and for sales locations, dates, and other pertinent information.
Please note that the list is subject to change. Consult local telephone information in case of a questionable telephone number. Forfeited property may not be available for sale at all times. Written inquiries to service providers must be accompanied by a self-addressed/stamped envelope; no collect calls please. Additional service providers may be authorized to sell forfeited property by the USMS in various Federal Judicial Districts; check local newspapers. Forfeited real property is normally listed for sale by authorized brokers in local multiple listing services (MLS). Special-interest items are sometimes advertised in trade publications and special-interest periodicals.
The USMS maintains neither a list of forfeited property for sale nor a mailing list to notify prospective buyers of upcoming sales.
The USMS reserves the right
to reject any individual offer to purchase forfeited property.
Individual offerors may be rejected because of their relationship to a
defendant in a related criminal matter or for other law enforcement
reasons as determined by the USMS. Individual offerors may also be
rejected to avoid a conflict of interest, or the appearance of a
conflict of interest because of the offerors’ relationship to an
employee of any federal state or local governmental agency, or to any
contractor, subcontractor or their employees performing services related
to the maintenance, custody or sale of forfeited property.
Send your name, address and a check or money order for
$1.50 to Federal Citizen Information Center, Dept. 319P, Pueblo, CO
This list of contract service providers is considered to be public
information and is not intended for commercial publication,
reproduction, or sale in any manner.