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Released: February 28, 2013

Federal Communications Commission

DA 13-288


Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
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Pierre Nixon Jean
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File No.: EB-FIELDSCR-12-00002174
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NAL/Acct. No.: 201232600011
West Palm Beach, FL
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FRN: 0021841358
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FORFEITURE ORDER

Adopted:

February 28, 2013

Released:

February 28, 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 Pierre Nixon Jean for willful and repeated violation of Section 301 of the
Communications Act of 1934, as amended (Act).1 The noted violations involved Mr. Jean’s operation of an
unlicensed radio station on the frequency 92.5 MHz in West Palm Beach, Florida.
2.
On June 14, 2012, 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. Jean.2 Mr. Jean 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,3 and Sections 0.111, 0.204, 0.311 and 1.80(f)(4) of the
Commission’s rules,4 Pierre Nixon Jean

IS LIABLE FOR A MONETARY FORFEITURE

in the
amount of $15,000 for violations of Section 301 of the Act.5
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.6 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.7 Pierre Nixon Jean shall
send electronic notification of payment to SCR-Response@fcc.gov 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.8 When completing the FCC Form 159, enter the


1 47 U.S.C. § 301.
2 Pierre Nixon Jean, Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, 27 FCC Rcd 6331 (Enf. Bur. 2012).
3 47 U.S.C. § 503(b).
4 47 U.S.C. § 301; 47 C.F.R. §§ 0.111, 0.204, 0.311, 1.80(f)(4).
5 47 U.S.C. § 301.
6 47 C.F.R. § 1.80.
7 47 U.S.C. § 504(a).
8 An FCC Form 159 and detailed instructions for completing the form may be obtained at
http://www.fcc.gov/Forms/Form159/159.pdf.

Federal Communications Commission

DA 13-288


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:
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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.
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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.
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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 full payment 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. 20554.9 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,
ARINQUIRIES@fcc.gov.
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 Pierre Nixon Jean at his address of record.

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Dennis P. Carlton
Regional Director, South Central Region
Enforcement Bureau


9 See 47 C.F.R. § 1.1914.
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