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For Immediate Release

Contact:
April 25, 2016 Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Micheal Stokes (816) 985-6915;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
U.S. Marshals to Auction 25 High-end Vehicles Online and in Kansas City, Missouri
Vehicles include a Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, Ferrari 430 Scuderia, Ford GT,
Mosler MT900S, McLaren 12C and 12 Ducati Motorcycles
 
Washington - The U.S. Marshals are holding a live and Web simulcast vehicle auction in Kansas City, Missouri, Thursday. The auction includes 25 vehicles worth more than $1.5 million.

The auction starts at noon CDT Thursday at KCI Auto Auction; 11101 N. Congress Ave.; Kansas City, MO 64153. A preview will be held Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The registration deadline to participate in the auction is Wednesday at noon.

For more information regarding vehicles, registration information, and terms and conditions of sale, go to http://kciaa.com/marshals-auction.

The sale follows a February federal court forfeiture order related to the criminal case against Thomas Hauk in the Western District of Missouri. Hauk pleaded guilty to a $4 million embezzlement scheme on December 22, 2015. Hauk’s case is currently in the sentencing phase.
W/MO cars for auction

For more information and photos:

Auction Web page and catalog: http://kciaa.com/marshals-auction
Hauk court case information: http://go.usa.gov/cugeD

The Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program is a key component of the federal government’s law enforcement efforts to combat major criminal activity by disrupting and dismantling illegal enterprises, depriving criminals of the proceeds of illegal activity, deterring crime and restoring property to victims. The U.S. Marshals Service plays a critical role in identifying and evaluating assets that represent the proceeds of crime as well as efficiently managing and selling assets seized and forfeited by DOJ. Proceeds generated from asset sales are used to operate the program, compensate victims and support various law enforcement efforts.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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