Luxury Vehicle Auction: U.S. Department of Treasury Seized & Forfeited General Property Program by EON


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									Luxury Vehicle Auction: U.S. Department of
Treasury Seized & Forfeited General Property
February 14, 2011 07:03 AM Eastern Time 

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--VSE Corporation, in conjunction with Manheim
Corporation, will conduct a Public Auction of seized and forfeited luxury vehicles formerly owned by Byron Keith
Brown of Vienna, VA and Ellicott City, MD.

The auction will be conducted on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at
the Manheim Baltimore-Washington location, 7120 Dorsey Run Road, Elkridge, MD, 21075. The general public
may preview the vehicles at this location, Monday, February 28, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Previews are open to the 

Brown acquired the luxury vehicles being auctioned through his involvement in an online ponzi scheme through which
he fraudulently obtained over $17 million from online investors. These vehicles were seized from him as part of an
investigation by IRS – Criminal Investigation and the prosecution of the case by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Byron
Keith Brown was sentenced on December 21, 2010 to 15 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised
release for wire fraud and money laundering.

The auction will include the following vehicles:

2007 Lamborghini Murcielago   2005 Rolls Royce Phantom
2004 Mercedes Benz Maybach 57 2006 Aston Martin
2008 Maserati Gran Turismo    2002 Ferrari 360
2004 Bentley Continental      2007 Jaguar XKR CPE
1936 Auburn Speedster         2006 Land Rover
2006 Mercedes Benz S500       2005 Land Rover Range Rover
2007 BMW 3 Series             2004 Audi AA8
2005 BMW 7 Series             2005 Volkswagen Beetle
2005 GMC Canyon

Proceeds from the auction will be placed in the U.S. Treasury's Asset Forfeiture Fund. The net proceeds derived
from the assets sold will be available as restitution to the victims of Byron Keith Brown’s crimes.

For a list of items and photographs of the vehicles, and for Auction Terms of Sale, please visit the U.S. Treasury
website at For more information about this auction please call the Auction line
at 1-888-534-2828.

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VSE Corporation
Beth Spohn, 703-317-2247
Director of Marketing & Sales, Government Services Division


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