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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA

OCALA DIVISION

Case No: 5:12-cv-651-Oc-22PRL

Plaintiff,


BEL TRADING & CONSULTING, LTD,



v.

KNM WORLDWIDE SERVICES, LLC,






Defendant.



ORDER

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:

1.

The Report and Recommendation filed July 12, 2013 (Doc. No. 32), is

ADOPTED and CONFIRMED and made a part of this Order.

2.

The Clerk is DIRECTED TO STRIKE Defendant KNM Worldwide Services,

LLC’s Answer to the First Amended Complaint and Affirmative Defenses (Doc. No. 16).

3.

The Clerk is DIRECTED TO ENTER a default as to KNM Worldwide Services,

LLC.

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4.

Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Defendant to Answer Discovery and Produce

Documents (Doc. No. 28), filed on June 7, 2013, is DENIED as moot.

5.

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.








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