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                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554

                                                       
In the matter of                 )
                                )
James Leger                      )    File Number EB-01-MA-007
Lake Worth, Florida              )    NAL/Acct. No. 20023260001
                                )    FRN: 0006-9264-48 



                        FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted:  June 25, 2002                   Released:  June 28, 
2002  

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau:

1.   In this Forfeiture Order (``Order''), we issue a monetary 
  forfeiture in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) to 
  James Leger (``Leger'') for willfully and repeatedly violating 
  Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended 
  (``Act'').1  The noted violation involves Leger's willful and 
  repeated operation of radio transmitting equipment without a 
  license in violation of Section 301 of the Act.  
2.   On April 19, 2002, the Commission's Miami, Florida Resident 
  Agent Office issued a $10,000 Notice of Apparent Liability for 
  Forfeiture (``NAL'') to Leger for the noted violation.2  Leger 
  has not filed a response to the NAL.  Based on the information 
  before us, we affirm the forfeiture.
3.   Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to Section 503(b) 
  of the Act,3 and Sections 0.111, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the 
  Commission's Rules (``Rules''),4 James Leger IS LIABLE FOR A 
  MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $10,000 for operation of 
  radio transmitting equipment without a license in willful and 
  repeated violation of Section 301 of the Act.  
4.    Payment of the forfeiture shall be made in the manner 
  provided for in Section 1.80 of the Rules within 30 days of 
  the release of this Order.  If the forfeiture is not paid 
  within the period specified, the case may be referred to the 
  Department of Justice for collection pursuant to Section 
  504(a) of the Act.5  Payment may be made by mailing a check or 
  similar instrument, payable to the order of the Federal 
  Communications Commission, to the Federal Communications 
  Commission, Forfeiture Collection Section, Finance Branch, 
  P.O. Box 73482, Chicago, Illinois 60673-7482.  The payment 
  should note ``NAL/Acct. No. 20023260001'' and ``FRN: 0006-
  9264-48.''  Requests for full payment under an installment 
  plan should be sent to: Chief, Revenue and Receivables 
  Operations Group, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 
  20554.6
5.   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Order shall be 
  sent by First Class and Certified Mail Return Receipt 
  Requested to: James Leger, 131 South F Street, Lake Worth, FL 
  33463; 230 South Dixie Highway, Lake Worth, FL 33460; 333 
  Southern Blvd., Suite 305, West Palm Beach, FL 33405; 5750 
  South Ithaca Circle, Lantana, FL 33463.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         


                         David H. Solomon
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau

_________________________

1  47 U.S.C.  301. 
2 Notice  of Apparent  Liability  for Forfeiture,  NAL/Acct.  No. 
20023260001 (Enf. Bur., Miami Office, rel. April 19, 2002). 
3 47 U.S.C.  503(b).
4 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).
5  47 U.S.C.  504(a).
6  See 47 C.F.R.  1.1914.