U.S. Marshals Service

Online Sale Rules and Requirements

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  • All visual only previews of USMS assets must be scheduled by appointment only with 24-hours advance notice of posted visual only preview day.
  • Current Identification (must be a photo ID) will be required for any admittance to any visual only previews of USMS assets. There is a limit of two (2) people per appointment. 
  • All assets are sold WHERE IS AS IS with no attestation as to the accuracy of the description and the condition. There are no warranties, guarantees or representation of any USMS assets.
  • The successful bidder agrees to forfeit their full funds for failing to complete the sale to the USMS. No refunds will be issued.
  • Buyers understands and agrees that funds are to be sent to the specified bonded and insured escrow account (provided by RMAVI) made by wire only to purchase a USMS asset. No exceptions will be made.
  • All bidders who are awarded a USMS Asset Sale are subject to verification when funds are wired to the RMAVI supplied escrow account. To help facilitate the verification process please reference the aircraft tail #, Company Name and the individual authorized by the company to perform these actions. The Company and/or Bidder must match the wire. All wires per new bank and federal rules must be able to be verified.  All incoming funds must be noted as sent to Risk Mondial from origination account into the Risk Mondial account.  Originating account must be in the winning bidders name and/or company name and must have a verifiable public records cross reference. Please be advised that this verification will take time and asset cannot be released until this step has been completed. This is usually a 3-day process after funds have cleared in the provided Escrow account but may take longer depending on the verification time needed.
  • Successful bidders are responsible for any and all fees and costs associated with the asset at the time of sale.
  • Successful bidders are responsible for any and all sales tax.
  • Buyers understand and agree that RMAVI is a contractor/agent for the USMS to market and sell for the USMS and is not the Seller. Buyer agrees to hold harmless and indemnify RMAVI and all of its affiliations, employees and contractors from any and all legal action.
  • The following information will be provided for each asset on the U.S. Marshals Service Sales. Viewing date/time; Offer closing date/time and Minimum acceptable offer.
  • There is no fee to place an offer.
  • All funds will be due within 48 hours of notification to the buyer of the approval of sale. Buyer has 24 hours from the notification of cleared funds and completed verification of Offeror to remove the asset from its storage location. Buyer is responsible for any and all fees for the asset after it has been released to the buyer. Failure to make timely wire payments may result in the USMS disqualifying the buyer.
  • All USMS inventory is sold WHERE IS AS IS. No warranties or guarantees are implied, given or expressed. All inventory and any equipment are thereon sold “WHERE IS AS IS WITH ALL FAULTS”. Seller specifically disclaims any warranty, guaranty, or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, eligibility for any maintenance programs or airworthiness.
  • THE BUYER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT BY MAKING AN OFFER THAT THEY AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND CONCUR THAT NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, HAVE BEEN MADE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY THE SELLER OR THE SELLER’S AGENT CONCERNING THE CONDITION OR USE OF THE INVENTORY. THE BUYER FURTHER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT HE HAS NOT RELIED UPON ANY ORAL REPRESENTATIONS BY THE SELLER OR THE SELLER’S AGENT AS TO THE CONDITION OR CAPABILITY OF THE ASSET BEING SOLD. THE BUYER ALSO RECOGNIZES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE INVENTORY MAY HAVE BOTH APPARENT AND/OR HIDDEN DEFECTS AND THE BUYER ACCEPTS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR DETERMINING THE CONDITION OF THE ASSET AND THE EXISTENCE OF ANY DEFECTS. THE BUYER ALSO EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT BY USING THIS WEBSITE AND MAKING AN OFFER THAT THEY HAVE READ AND CONCUR WITH ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE USMS ASSET SALE AND ON THIS SITE.
  • Aircraft may be visually inspected only on the date specified in the listing by appointment only with a 24-hour notice for scheduling. Seller reserves the right to reject any offer for any reason, modify the listing or to extend the end date of the listing. Seller has the right to remove any listing at any time for any reason. If, at the Seller’s discretion, no reasonable offer is received, Seller may elect to sell the asset at public auction or via a private sale with no prior notice.
  • All information provided for the USMS asset is believed to be accurate, however, buyer assumes full responsibility to verify and confirm any and all information and specifications provided.
  • Information is subject to change without notice prior to sale date. The USMS reserves the right to remove any asset from the listing at anytime prior to the end date without notice. All inventory is sold WHERE IS AS IS, with no warranties expressed or implied as to condition or worthiness for any particular purpose. If litigation arises out of or related to this process the litigating party agrees to the process of the USMS mediation.
  • WARRANTIES: Aircraft is sold WHERE IS AS IS, with no warranties implied or given. The condition of the asset is not warranted.
  • Assets are sold by the U.S. Marshals Service, which reserves the right to refuse any bid for any reason. Bidders should conduct their own due diligence to determine condition, value or worthiness for a particular purpose.
  • The assets offered for sale by the United States Marshals Service are either seized by and/or forfeited to the United States under federal forfeiture laws. All buyers of these assets must understand that the United States, and/or its agencies, agents, officers, employees, and/or assigns (hereinafter referred to as “Seller”) has acquired the subject property through seizure and/or forfeiture, and has little or no direct knowledge concerning the provenance, nature, value, source, authenticity and/or any other aspect or characteristics of the assets.
  • THEREFORE, the Seller offers these assets for sale in “AS IS WHERE IS CONDITION AT THE TIME OF SALE OR CLOSING, INCLUDING ANY HIDDEN DEFECTS OF ANY NATURE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN,” with no representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever, and/or any other aspect or characteristic of these assets. No statement anywhere, whether express or implied, shall be deemed a warranty or representation by Seller regarding these assets. All sales are with the understanding that the buyer cannot rely on any other representation, warranty or guaranty made by anyone.
  • All buyers are deemed to have relied entirely on their own information, judgments and visual inspections of the assets in making the decision to purchase the asset.
  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL. 
  • Please review the link Forfeited Property Sales Certification this form will be required for all approved buyers to sign.
  • ELIGIBILITY OF BIDDER: (a) Our services are available only to and may only be used by individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, our services are not available to individuals under the age of 18 or to temporarily or indefinitely suspended members. (b) Eligibility of Bidder: The Bidder warrants that he/she is not: (i) Under 18 years of age; (ii) An employee of any department or agency of the Federal Government prohibited by the regulations of that agency from purchasing property sold hereunder; (iii) An agent or immediate member of the household of the employee in (ii) above; (iv) The contractor, subcontractor or vendor, their agent or employee who has access to information concerning the property to be sold at Seller’s asset sales; (v) Presently debarred or declared ineligible for the award of contracts by any Federal agency in accordance with 41 CFR 101-45.6; (vi) Or the party or representing the party(s) from whom the property was seized and/or forfeited.
  • DISPUTES: The High Offeror agrees that in any dispute between the Seller and the High Offeror, or between competing Offerors, arising in connection with any sale of a Seized Property at the Asset Sale, the Contractor/Agent for the USMS shall have the right, but not the obligation, to settle such dispute, and the High Offeror shall abide by the decision of the Contractor/Agent. The Contractor/Agent’s decision shall be final with respect to such matter. No changes or adjustments will be made at any later time. The High Offeror further agrees to indemnify the Contractor/Agent’s Company and Seller for all liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses including attorney’s fees incurred in connection with any such dispute or in connection with any claim, litigation, controversy, dispute or proceeding arising from any purchase of an Asset by the High Offeror or from any subsequent sale of such Asset to any third party.
  • Technical Problems and Transmission Issues: RMAVI has made every reasonable effort to facilitate making online offers. However, it is possible that technical problems and transmission issues may arise and affect the RMAVI website, offer system and/or computer or server or your computer, personal devise or software which is beyond the control of RMAVI. By making an offer online Offeror acknowledges that RMAVI is not responsible for technical problems or transmission issues associated with an offer and that, in the event technical problems interfere with or prevent an offer being made, it may be necessary to withdraw assets from the sale due to technical errors or uncontrollable circumstances. Further, in the event of the occurrence of a technical problem during any asset sale, RMAVI in its sole discretion reserves the right to declare an item sold, postpone or cancel the auction, extend the bidding time for this auction and/or re-list the property for auction at another date and time. The decision of RMAVI on this matter shall be FINAL. OFFEROR acknowledges that, by making and offer in any asset sale held by RMAVI, Offeror accepts the terms and conditions of this Disclaimer.