2013 Dodge Grand Caravan
Forfeited by The US Marshals Service
Began: Monday, September 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM EDT
Ended: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT
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Due to COVID-19 virus pandemic, only virtual and no in person inspection will be allowed to protect the public from the spread of the virus and to comply with the state/federal regulations. This inspection will be acknowledged by the bidder as a final satisfactory inspection of the vehicle and determination of it being sold in “as is, where is” condition and accepted by the bidder at the time of the final sale. Furthermore, the bidder will sign Final Inspection Agreement with the US Marshals Service to validate the bidder’s acceptance of virtual inspection and agreement that no claim(s) or withdraw from the auction shall be granted based on grounds of virtual and not in person inspection due to current unforeseen worldwide pandemic outbreak.
To schedule virtual inspection or to request additional information on the vehicle, please email the USMS WNY Buffalo Office Asset Forfeiture Unit at Beata.Hosking@usdoj.gov before September 17, 2020.
Virtual inspection date is September 18, 2020 from 9am – 4pm.
Payment must be in the form of a certified check or money order.
The property must be removed within 5 business days from the date and time of the email notification with sale award from the US Marshals Service and/or Cash Realty and Auctions, LLC representative. If arrangements have not been made and the property remains after the 5 day allowance, storage fees will be charged and must be collected prior to release of the vehicle.
Successful bidders are cautioned that they will be responsible for loading, packing and removal of any and all property awarded to them from the exact place where the property is located, as indicated.
Any participating, registering, bidding, and/or winning in this auction agrees to the following US Marshals Service Terms of Sale:
This item will be sold “as is, where is” with no attestation as to the accuracy of the description and the condition. The US Marshals Service is not responsible for any deficiencies due to the fact that there is no known mechanical history available for any of the vehicles or items sold at this auction. There are no expressed or implied warranties. There is no implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular use. There is no warranty that the vehicle/item will pass any inspection required by any regulating authority. Further, be advised that the “as is” conditions of these terms include both mileage and odometer/meter readings and workings. The US Marshals Service advises that it makes no claim as to the accuracy or reliability of mileage odometer readings and readings as they currently appear on each vehicle/item. These disclaimers of warranty are important Terms of Sale, and cannot be modified by verbal representation to the contrary. The description of vehicles is “for information only” and is not guaranteed to be accurate. It is the bidder’s responsibility to know what vehicle/item is being bid upon. Once the vehicle is announced to be sold, the sale cannot be voided by change of mind, or as a result of any errors regarding any condition, equipment, make, model, year, etc. There can be NO after-sale adjustments with respect to the purchase price bid. No refunds will be issued. All purchases are Final.
To schedule a virtual inspection or to request additional information on the vehicle, please email the USMS WNY Buffalo Office Asset Forfeiture Unit at Beata.Hosking@usdoj.gov before September 17, 2020.
The virtual inspection date is September 18, 2020, from 9 am – 4 pm.
You must be 18 years old or older and possess a valid Government identification to bid on and purchase these vehicles/items. Department of Justice employees and their families re PROHIBITED from bidding and purchasing any vehicle/item for sale at this auction. Also prohibited are employees, owners, and their respective family members and agents and representatives of the auctioneer and his/her company who are conducting this auction.
There is NO BUYERS PREMIUM charge on all Department of Justice sales items.
The US Marshals Service reserves the right to withdraw any vehicle or item at any time up to and during the auction, including after the auction is completed. Furthermore, the US Marshals Service has up to 2 (two) business days to approve or deny a bid for sale. If the auction is canceled and/or bid not approved by the US Marshals Service, the bidder will be refunded his or her bid deposit in full. The successful bidder agrees to forfeit his or her bid deposit for failing to complete the sale, including failure to pay, execution of applicable documents in order to complete the sale, violation of terms of sale, or failure to remove property under the terms of sale and the buyer will be subject to default proceedings. The title for property contained in a defaulted contract is vested in the US Government and will be re-offered for sale by a method determined by the US Marshals Service. Additionally, the Government assesses a 20% liquidated damage amount for such defaulted purchases. Any forfeited deposits in excess of liquidated damages shall be deposited into the U.S. District Courts restitution account. In addition, any and all claims regarding the subject property are to be submitted to the U.S. Marshals Service.
The Description of the Assets Set Forth in the Documents Accompanying Each Bid Package or Lot is Believed to be Correct, but Any Error or Omission Will Not Constitute Grounds or Reason for Non-Performance of the Contract of Sale, or Claim by Purchaser for Allowance, Refund, or Deduction from the Purchase Price.
Certain vehicles may be of foreign origin. Any bidder purchasing a “gray market” vehicle with the intention of registering it in a foreign county is cautioned that the foreign government may or may not accept a US Government Certificate of Release (Standard Form-97) to title and register a vehicle in their country. All bidders are further advised that vehicles of foreign origin (Gray Market Vehicles) will be sold for export only. The vehicles do not conform with requirements for import to the United States, including those of the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Environmental Protection Administration (EPA). The Government warrants that it will deliver all such vehicle as described in the United States for export only. It is the BUYERS responsibility to obtain any and all paperwork/forms required by Customs and Border Protection.
These provisions supersede the online sale terms and condition in which you accepted when you’re originally registered. By submission of your bid on this auction, you hereby agree to the terms and conditions of this sale including these amended provisions.
The Successful bidder of this lot will be required to sign a Buyers Information Sheet for the US Marshals Service and this form must be executed by the buyer and signed before full payment can be processed, execute SF-97 The United States Government Certificate to Obtain Title to a Vehicle, Chain of Custody Form, and any other applicable document(s) in order to complete the sale. Sale payment in full must be received by the vendor, Cash Realty and Auctions, LLC within 48hrs of online auction closing and/or bid approval by the US Marshals Service. Payment must be in the form of a certified check or money order.
The property must be removed within 5 business days from the date and time of the email notification with sale award from the US Marshals Service and/or Cash Realty and Auctions, LLC representative. If arrangements have not been made and the property remains after the 5-day allowance, storage fees will be charged and must be collected prior to the release of the vehicle.
Successful bidders are cautioned that they will be responsible for loading, packing, and removal of any and all property awarded to them from the exact place where the property is located, as indicated.
All prospective bidders should be aware that in order to ensure compliance with the Crime Control Act that they may be subject to a background check. Title 18 USC Section 1963(g) and 21 USC Section 853(h) of the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984, prohibits the United States Government from reverting forfeited property to the defendant(s) convicted of a violation under 18 USC Section 1962 nor 21 USC Section 841 et seq., or any person acting in concert with or on behalf of such defendant(s). To ensure compliance with the prohibition, you are required to certify that you are not acting and will not act in concert with or on behalf of the defendant(s) in this case upon the satisfaction of your purchase. Upon receipt of your certification, as set forth below, a records check will be made with the investigative agencies involved in the prosecution of the said case to confirm your submitted certification. In the event your certification cannot be confirmed, the purchase shall be immediately dissolved, and further criminal action taken.
US Marshals Service, Western District of New York Asset Forfeiture Unit
Contact: Beata Hosking at 716-515-3061 or Jenna Grainer at 716-515-3063
Please contact US Marshals Service with any questions regarding this vehicle condition or US Marshals Service terms of sale and removal arrangements.