MICHAEL D. NELSON, Magistrate Judge.
This matter is before the Court on its own motion pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 455(a), which states: "Any . . . judge . . . of the United States shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned." Upon review of the court file in the above-captioned case, the undersigned judge shall, and hereby does, recuse himself from the above-captioned case pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 455(a).
The Clerk of Court shall refer the file to the Chief Judge for reassignment to a different magistrate judge.