CLOSED, MAG

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Virginia - (Newport News)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:03-cr-00024-JBF -JEB-1


Case title: USA v. 1st Union Transfer

Date Filed: 02/19/2003
Date Terminated: 06/16/2003

Assigned to: District Judge Jerome B. Friedman
Referred to: Magistrate Judge James E. Bradberry

Defendant (1)
1st Union Transfer And Telegraph, Inc.
TERMINATED: 06/16/2003
represented byAnthony Franklin Radd
Wolcott Rivers Gates
Convergence Center IV
301 Bendix Rd
Suite 500
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 497-6633
Fax: (757) 497-7267
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1960 and 2 (18:1960.F) MONEY LAUNDERING (date of offense concluded 6.4.02)/18:982 FORFEITURE
(1)
One (1) Year Probation. $400.00 Special Assessment.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMichael Smythers
United States Attorney's Office
101 W Main St
Suite 8000
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 441-6331
Fax: (757) 441-6889
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/19/2003CRIMINAL INFORMATION as to 1st Union Transfer (1) count(s) 1 (clerk) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
02/19/2003  CASE REFERRED to Magistrate Judge James E. Bradberry (clerk) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
02/21/2003  Plea Agreement Hearing as to 1st Union Transfer set for 9:30 2/28/03 for 1st Union Transfer before Judge Jerome B. Friedman (clerk) (Entered: 02/21/2003)
02/28/2003  Initial appearance as to 1st Union Transfer held before Judge Jerome B. Friedman (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by 1st Union Transfer (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003  Plea Agreement Hearing as to 1st Union Transfer held before Judge Jerome B. Friedman; (Penny Wile, OCR) USA appeared through: Michael Smythers, AUSA; Dft. (Gerald Dawson, Offier of Co.) appeared through: Anthony Radd, ret.; Court deferred acceptance of the plea of guilty and withheld finding of guilty until time of sentencing. Court explained to deft. that by pleading guilty he waived his right of appeal, pursuant to plea agreement. Court Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003Wavier Of Notice And Consent To Holding Of Meeting Of Board Of Directors Of 1st Uniont Transfer & Telegraph, Inc. filed by defendant 1st Union Transfer, plaintiff and USA (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003Resolution of The Board of Directors of 1st Union Transfer & Telegraph, Inc. filed by defendant 1st Union Transfer, and USA (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003Plea Agreement as to 1st Union Transfer (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003Sentencing Procedures Order as to 1st Union Transfer entered and filed in open court. ( Signed by Judge Jerome B. Friedman ) (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003  Sentencing before Judge Jerome B. Friedman set for 9:30 6/16/03 for 1st Union Transfer 1st Union Transfer (1) count(s) 1 (clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
06/16/2003  PLEA entered by 1st Union Transfer. Court accepts plea by 1st Union Transfer Guilty: 1st Union Transfer (1) Count 1. Court finds dft. guilty. (popo) (Entered: 06/17/2003)
06/16/2003  Sentencing before Judge Jerome B. Friedman held before Judge Jerome B. Friedman (Penny Wile, OCR). USA appeared through: Fernando Groene, AUSA. Officer of the Company Gerald Dawson sowrn & present appeared through: Anthony F. Radd, ret. 1st Union Transfer Count 1. PSR reviewed. Arguments heard. Court accepted plea agreement & found the dft. guilty. (Court Hours: 9:30-9:45) (popo) (Entered: 06/17/2003)
06/16/2003ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to 1st Union Transfer Telegraph, Inc. (signed by Judge Jerome B. Friedman on 6/16/03) & filed in open Court. cc to AUSA, Dft's Counsel, o.b. (popo) (Entered: 06/17/2003)
06/17/2003JUDGMENT 1st Union Transfer (1) Count 1: One (1) Year Probation. $400.00 Special Assessment. Standard & special conditions of Probation imposed. The special assessment is due in full immediately. Any special assessment payments may be subject to penalties for default & delinquency. The dft. shall forfeit $272,734.28 in accordance with the plea agreement, which constitutes funds contained in the bank account used by the defendant corporation (Bank of America account number 00171421543) as of July 1, 2002. Dft. notified of right of appeal. Court noted that dft. waived right of appeal in the plea agreement. (Signed by Judge Jerome B. Friedman on 6/17/03) & filed on 6/17/03. Dist. (popo) (Entered: 06/17/2003)
06/27/2003NOTICE of Criminal Order of Forfeiture by USA as to 1st Union Transfer of U.S. Currency in the amount of $272,734.28. (they) (Entered: 06/30/2003)
06/27/200310 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by USA as to 1st Union Transfer Service Re: [9-2] notice (they) (Entered: 06/30/2003)
07/09/200311 AFFIDAVIT of Publication in The Virginian-Pilot by USA as to 1st Union Transfer Re: [7-1] Forfeiture Order (popo) (Entered: 07/10/2003)
07/10/200312 US Marshal's process receipt and return by USA (Order of Forfeiture) regarding 1st Union Transfer RE: $272,734.28 US Currency [CATS No. 02-FBI-003499] (popo) (Entered: 07/10/2003)
07/10/200313 US Marshal's process receipt and return by USA (Order of Forfeiture) regarding 1st Union Transfer RE: service of Notice & Order of Forfeiture & seizure of forfeited properties (popo) (Entered: 07/10/2003)
11/12/200314 AFFIDAVIT of Publication from the Metropolitan News- Enterprise, Los Angeles, CA by USA as to 1st Union Transfer Re: [7-1] Forfeiture Order (popo) Modified on 11/13/2003 (Entered: 11/13/2003)
12/08/200315 MOTION by USA as to 1st Union Transfer by USA for Entry of Final Order of Forfeiture (popo) (Entered: 12/09/2003)
12/09/200316 FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to 1st Union Transfer (Signed by Judge Jerome B. Friedman on 12/9/03) & filed on 12/9/03. 3 cc Kevin Comstock, AUSA, 1 cc Dft's Counsel & o.b. (popo) (Entered: 12/09/2003)
10/12/2010  Case file sent to Federal Records Center. (tlev, ) (Entered: 03/15/2011)