CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Western District of Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:03-cr-00070-GLL-2


Case title: USA v. JOSEPH, et al

Date Filed: 02/14/2003
Date Terminated: 05/16/2003

Assigned to: Chief Judge Gary L. Lancaster

Defendant (2)
AMERICAN PLUMBING SPECIALTIES COMPANY, INC.
TERMINATED: 05/22/2003
represented bySusan E. Baumgartner
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham
535 Smithfield Street
Henry W. Oliver Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2312
(412) 355-6500
TERMINATED: 05/22/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:287 FALSE AND FRAUDULENT CLAIMS
(1)
5 Years Probation with conditions in said sentence and Standard Conditions of Supervision. No Fine. $400.00 Special Assessment and Restitution in the amount of $106,982.67

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA represented byDennis P. Kissane
United States Attorney's Office
700 Grant Street
Suite 4000
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 644 3500
Email: dennis.kissane@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/14/2003WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by AMERICAN PLUMBING (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003  Initial appearance as to LOUIS JOSEPH, AMERICAN PLUMBING held on 2/14/03 before Judge Gary L. Lancaster ; (Defendant informed of rights.) (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003INFORMATION as to LOUIS JOSEPH (1) count(s) 1, AMERICAN PLUMBING (2) count(s) 1 (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003Information Memorandum as to LOUIS JOSEPH, AMERICAN PLUMBING (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003Waiver & Plea Hearing held on 2/14/03 as to LOUIS JOSEPH, AMERICAN PLUMBING before Judge Gary L. Lancaster [ Reporter: Shirley Hall ] ; Corporate Resolution attached. Deft Joseph to post $10,000.00 O/R bond. (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003  Plea Agreement as to LOUIS JOSEPH, AMERICAN PLUMBING (with doc. #5) (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003NOTICE of Appearance for LOUIS JOSEPH, AMERICAN PLUMBING by Attorney Susan E. Baumgartner (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003  PLEA of Guilty: AMERICAN PLUMBING (2) count(s) 1 on 2/14/03 before Judge Gary L. Lancaster ( with doc. #3) (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003ORDER regarding Presentence Investigation Report. (signed by Judge Gary L. Lancaster on 2/14/03) CM all parties of record. (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003Sentencing Hearing set for 3:00 5/16/03 for LOUIS JOSEPH, for AMERICAN PLUMBING before Judge Gary L. Lancaster (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/14/2003  Special Assessment paid by defendant AMERICAN PLUMBING in the amount of $ 400.00 Receipt # 03002428 (tt) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
04/24/200313 OBJECTION & Corrections by AMERICAN PLUMBING to Presentence Investigation Report (tt) (Entered: 04/25/2003)
04/25/200315 POSITION by USA regarding Presentence Investigation Report as to AMERICAN PLUMBING (tt) (Entered: 04/25/2003)
05/21/200321 Sentencing Hearing held on 5/16/03 before Judge Gary L. Lancaster [ Reporter: Virginia Pease ] re: LOUIS JOSEPH (1) count(s) 1, AMERICAN PLUMBING (2) count(s) 1 ; Request for Downward Departure orally denied. Deft allowed to self report (tt) (Entered: 05/21/2003)
05/22/200323 JUDGMENT as to AMERICAN PLUMBING (2) count(s) 1. 5 Years Probation with conditions in said sentence and Standard Conditions of Supervision. No Fine. $400.00 Special Assessment and Restitution in the amount of $106,982.67 (signed by Judge Gary L. Lancaster on 5/22/03) (tt) (Entered: 05/23/2003)
05/23/200325 Satisfaction of Judgment as to Assessment by AMERICAN PLUMBING (tt) (Entered: 05/23/2003)