IPI casino equipment, computers to be seized on second court order within a week
The US Marshals Service was ordered to seize the assets belonging to the casino operator of Saipan Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC, including slots, computers and furniture, to help pay a judgment of 5.4 million dollars for seven former construction workers.
According to local media, Chief Justice Ramona V. Manglona of the NMI District Court granted workers’ request to seize property last week, issuing a writ of execution after the company failed to comply to the judgment order awarding the sum in cash. to the complainants in May. The workers accused the IPI of labor law violations and human trafficking.
The writ allows the US Marshals to seize the property of the IPI “including, but not limited to: (1) all identified computer hardware, furniture and equipment, motor vehicles and casino gaming machines. in the “List of Assets” filed by IPI’s attorney on March 3, 2021, and (2) the two crystal dragons hanging in the IPI casino which are identified in the IPI filing of March 8, 2021 in a another civil lawsuit involving IPI.
Crystal dragons currently take pride of place in the main lobby of the Imperial Palace · Saipan hotel.
News of the latest brief comes just a week after a similar order was issued for the sale of IPI’s slots and vehicles to help pay off a $ 2.1 million debt owed to a former entrepreneur. .
Imperial Palace Saipan, closed since March 2020 due to COVID-19, recently had its casino license suspended for six months with the threat that it could be revoked if the company does not meet certain financial obligations under its license casino.