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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT


EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
SOUTHERN DIVISION

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Plaintiff, Civil No. 16-cv-10291


Honorable Avern Cohn
ex rel. BEVERLY TRAN Magistrate Judge Mona Majzoub

Plaintiff/Relator, UNDER SEAL


v.

DETROIT LAND BANK AUTHORITY,


a public authority of the city of Detroit, et al.

Defendants.
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ORDER

The United States having declined to intervene in this action pursuant to the

False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. ' 3730(b)(4)(B), IT IS ORDERED that:

1. The Clerk of Court shall unseal the Complaint and the Amended

Complaint and the relator may serve it upon the defendants;

2. The Clerk of Court shall unseal this Order and the United States Notice

of Election to Decline Intervention, which the relator shall serve upon the

defendant after service of the Complaint;

3. The Clerk of Court shall lift the seal as to all other matters occurring in

this action after the date of this Order;

4. All other pleadings and orders thus far filed in this case shall remain

under seal;
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5. The Clerk of Court shall enter Peter A. Caplan, Assistant U.S. Attorney,

United States Attorney=s Office, 211 W. Fort Street Suite 2001, Detroit, MI 48226,

313-226-9784, into the ECF system as counsel for the United States, real party in

interest;

6. The parties shall serve all pleadings filed in this action upon counsel for

the United States as provided in 31 U.S.C. ' 3730(c)(3). The United States may

order any deposition transcripts and may seek to intervene in this action at any

time;

7. The Clerk of Court shall ensure that all orders of this Court are served

upon counsel for the United States as real parties in interest; and

8. Should the relator or the defendant propose that this action be dismissed,

settled, or otherwise discontinued, the parties shall serve copies of any proposed

settlement agreement or dismissal order upon counsel for the United States and the

Court shall solicit the written consent of the United States before ruling or granting

its approval if the parties have failed to do so.

IT IS SO ORDERED

S/Avern Cohn
HONORABLE AVERN COHN
United States District Judge

Dated: April 18, 2017