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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of Bernard Veargis Miami, Florida ) ) ) ) ) ) File No.:
   EB-FIELDSCR-12-00002077 NAL/Acct. No.: 201332600003 FRN: 0022469464

                                FORFEITURE ORDER

   Adopted: May 16, 2013 Released: May 16, 2013

   By the Regional Director, South Central Region, Enforcement Bureau:

    1. In this Forfeiture Order (Order), we issue a monetary forfeiture in
       the amount of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) to Bernard Veargis
       for willful and repeated violation of Section 301 of the
       Communications Act of 1934, as amended (Act).^ The noted violations
       involved Mr. Veargis's operation of an unlicensed radio transmitter on
       the frequency 91.7 MHz in Miami, Florida.

   2. On February 25, 2013, the Enforcement Bureau's Miami Office (Miami
   Office) issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) in the
   amount of $15,000 to Mr. Veargis.^ Mr. Veargis 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
   Communications Act of 1934, as amended,^ and Sections 0.111, 0.204, 0.311
   and 1.80(f)(4) of the Commission's rules,^ Bernard Veargis IS LIABLE FOR A
   MONETARY FORFEITURE in the amount of $15,000 for violations 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 Commission's rules within thirty (30) calendar
   days after the release date of this Forfeiture Order.^  If the forfeiture
   is not paid within the period specified, the case may be referred to the
   U.S. Department of Justice for enforcement of the forfeiture pursuant to
   Section 504(a) of the Act.^  Bernard Veargis shall send electronic
   notification of payment to on the date said payment
   is made. The payment must be made by check or similar instrument, wire
   transfer, or credit card, and must include the NAL/Account number and FRN
   referenced above. Regardless of the form of payment, a completed FCC Form
   159 (Remittance Advice) must be submitted.^ When completing the FCC Form
   159, enter the Account Number in block number 23A (call sign/other ID) and
   enter the letters "FORF" in block number 24A (payment type code).   Below
   are additional instructions you should follow based on the form of payment
   you select:

     * Payment by check or money order must be made payable to the order of
       the Federal Communications Commission.  Such payments (along with the
       completed Form 159) must be mailed to Federal Communications
       Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000, or sent
       via overnight mail to U.S. Bank - Government Lockbox #979088,
       SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101.

     * Payment by wire transfer must be made to ABA Number 021030004,
       receiving bank TREAS/NYC, and Account Number 27000001.  To complete
       the wire transfer and ensure appropriate crediting of the wired funds,
       a completed Form 159 must be faxed to U.S. Bank at (314) 418-4232 on
       the same business day the wire transfer is initiated.

     * Payment by credit card must be made by providing the required credit
       card information on FCC Form 159 and signing and dating the Form 159
       to authorize the credit card payment. The completed Form 159 must then
       be mailed to Federal Communications Commission, P.O. Box 979088, St.
       Louis, MO 63197-9000, or sent via overnight mail to U.S. Bank -
       Government Lockbox #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005 Convention Plaza, St.
       Louis, MO 63101.

   5. Any request for making full payment over time under an installment plan
   should be sent to:  Chief Financial Officer--Financial Operations, Federal
   Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, S.W., Room 1-A625, Washington,
   D.C.  20554.^  If you have questions regarding payment procedures, please
   contact the Financial Operations Group Help Desk by phone, 1-877-480-3201,
   or by e-mail,

   6. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Order shall be sent by both
   First Class Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested, to Bernard
   Veargis at his address of record.


   Dennis P. Carlton

   Regional Director, South Central Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 301.

   ^ Bernard Veargis, Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, 28 FCC Rcd
   1450 (Enf. Bur. 2013).

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 503(b).

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 301; 47 C.F.R. SS 0.111, 0.204, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 301.

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.80.

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 504(a).

   ^ An FCC Form 159 and detailed instructions for completing the form may be
   obtained at

   ^ See 47 C.F.R. S 1.1914.

   Federal Communications Commission DA 13-1097



   Federal Communications Commission DA 13-1097