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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
Case No: 5:12-cv-651-Oc-22PRL
BEL TRADING & CONSULTING, LTD,
KNM WORLDWIDE SERVICES, LLC,
This cause is before the Court on Defendant KNM Worldwide Services, LLC's failure to
retain counsel. The United States Magistrate Judge has submitted a report recommending that
the Clerk should be directed to strike Defendant KNM Worldwide Services, LLC’s Answer to
the First Amended Complaint and Affirmative Defenses and enter a default against Defendant
KNM Worldwide Services, LLC.
After an independent de novo review of the record in this matter, and noting that no
objections were timely filed, the Court agrees entirely with the findings of fact and conclusions
of law in the Report and Recommendation.
Therefore, it is ORDERED as follows:
The Report and Recommendation filed July 12, 2013 (Doc. No. 32), is
ADOPTED and CONFIRMED and made a part of this Order.
The Clerk is DIRECTED TO STRIKE Defendant KNM Worldwide Services,
LLC’s Answer to the First Amended Complaint and Affirmative Defenses (Doc. No. 16).
The Clerk is DIRECTED TO ENTER a default as to KNM Worldwide Services,
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Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Defendant to Answer Discovery and Produce
Documents (Doc. No. 28), filed on June 7, 2013, is DENIED as moot.
Within thirty (30) days of the date of this Order, Plaintiff SHALL FILE its
motion for final default judgment and supporting documentation.
DONE and ORDERED in Ocala, Florida on July 30, 2013.
Copies furnished to:
Counsel of Record
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