CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Kentucky (London)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 6:06-cr-00094-DCR All Defendants


Case title: USA v. Asha Ventures, LLC et al

Date Filed: 07/20/2006
Date Terminated: 10/24/2006

Assigned to: Judge Danny C. Reeves

Defendant (1)
Asha Ventures, LLC
successor in interest to Asha Enterprises, Inc.
TERMINATED: 10/24/2006
represented byWarren Scoville
Warren N. Scoville & Associates
105 N. Main Street
Poynter Building
London, KY 40741
606-878-6400
Fax: 606-878-9486
Email: wns@scovillelaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
8:1324(a)(1)(A)(v)(I) BRINGING IN AND HARBORING ALIENS
(1)
1 YEAR PROBATION; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $400; FINE: $75,000
18:1956(h) MONEY LAUNDERING - INTERSTATE COMMERCE
(2)
1 YEAR PROBATION; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $400; FINE: $75,000

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Danny C. Reeves

Defendant (2)
Narayan, LLC
TERMINATED: 10/24/2006
represented byWarren Scoville
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
8:1324(a)(1)(A)(v)(I) BRINGING IN AND HARBORING ALIENS
(1)
1 YEAR PROBATION; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $400; FINE: $75,000
18:1956(h) MONEY LAUNDERING - INTERSTATE COMMERCE
(2)
1 YEAR PROBATION; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $400; FINE: $75,000

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDavid A. Marye
U.S. Attorney's Office, EDKY
260 W. Vine Street
Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507-1612
859-685-4873
Fax: 859-233-2747
Email: David.Marye@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Frances E. Catron
U.S. Attorney's Office, EDKY
260 W. Vine Street
Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507-1612
859-685-4848
Fax: 859-233-2747
Email: Frances.Catron@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

David Y. Olinger , Jr.
U.S. Attorney's Office, EDKY
260 W. Vine Street
Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507-1612
859-685-4896
Fax: 859-233-2658
Email: David.Olinger@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/29/20061NOTICE of Intent to File Information and MOTION for Arraignment by USA as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC. (Attachments: # 2 Criminal Case Assignment)(JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
06/29/20062NOTICE of Related Prosecutions by USA as to Asha Ventures, LLC (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
06/29/20063NOTICE of Related Prosecutions by USA as to Narayan, LLC (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/10/20064ORDER as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC re 1 MOTION for Arraignment by USA filed by USA: 1) US' motion to assign matter for filing of information and arraignment is GRANTED; 2) Matter set for arraignment on July 17, 2006 at 3:30 PM in London, Ky; and 3) Dfts shall contact USPO in London w/in 48 hours of receipt of this Order in order to arrange interview by USPO.,, Motions terminated as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC: 1 MOTION for Arraignment filed by USA,. Arraignment set for 7/17/2006 03:30 PM in London before Danny C. Reeves.. Signed by Judge Danny C. Reeves. (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/10/20065 MOTION to Continue Arraignment as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/10/20066ORDER as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC re 5 MOTION to Continue Arraignment filed by Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC: Motion to reschedule is GRANTED. Arraignment shall be RESCHEDULED for Thursday, July 20, 2006 at 1:30 PM. Motions terminated as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC: 5 MOTION to Continue filed by Narayan, LLC,. Arraignment set for 7/20/2006 01:30 PM in London before Danny C. Reeves.. Signed by Judge Danny C. Reeves. (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/20067INFORMATION as to Asha Ventures, LLC (1) count(s) 1, 2, Narayan, LLC (2) count(s) 1, 2. **COUNTS 3 AND 4 ARE FORFEITURE COUNTS AND NOT COUNTED STATISTICALLY NOR LISTED ON DOCKET SHEET** (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/20068Meeting of the Members of Asha Ventures, LLC & Unanimous Consent of Members by Asha Ventures, LLC (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/20069Meeting of the Members of Narayan, LLC & Unanimous Consent of Members by Narayan, LLC (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200610MINUTE ENTRY FOR ARRAIGNMENT & REARRAIGNMENT as to Asha Ventures, LLC held on 7/20/2006 before Judge Danny C. Reeves : Priyakant Patel having appeared as owner, officer and authorized agent of Dft Asha Ventures, LLC, w/ counsel for waiver of indictment and filing of information. Waiver of INdictment and Information filed in open court. Dft formally arraigned and advised of rights. Dft pleads GUILTY to Counts 1 thru 4 of Information. Plea Agreement submitted to court and shall be tendered into record to be executed at time of sentencing. Sentencing set for 10/20/2006 02:00 PM in London before Danny C. Reeves. (COURT REPORTER: CINDY OAKES) (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200611MINUTE ENTRY FOR ARRAIGNMENT & REARRAIGNMENT as to Narayan, LLC held on 7/20/2006 before Judge Danny C. Reeves : Priyakant Patel having appeared as owner, officer and authorized agent of Dft Narayan, LLC, w/ counsel for waiver of indictment and filing of information. Waiver of Indictment and Information filed in open court. Dft formally arraigned and advised of rights. Dft pleads GUILTY to Counts 1 thru 4 of Information. Plea Agreement submitted to court and shall be tendered into record to be executed at time of sentencing. Sentencing set for 10/20/2006 02:00 PM in London before Danny C. Reeves. (COURT REPORTER: CINDY OAKES) (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200612WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Asha Ventures, LLC (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200613WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Narayan, LLC (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200614PROPOSED PLEA AGREEMENT as to Asha Ventures, LLC cc: COR, USP (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200615PROPOSED PLEA AGREEMENT as to Narayan, LLC cc: COR, USP (JMB) (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200616SENTENCING ORDER as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC . Signed by Judge Danny C. Reeves. (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 07/21/2006)
07/20/200617PRELIMINARY JUDGMENT OF FORFEITURE as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC . Signed by Judge Danny C. Reeves. (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 07/21/2006)
09/28/200618OBJECTION TO PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT by Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC (Scoville, Warren) (Entered: 09/28/2006)
10/09/200619 MOTION for Downward Departure from Sentencing Guidelines as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC. (Scoville, Warren) (Entered: 10/09/2006)
10/10/200620SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC (Scoville, Warren) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
10/10/200621SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Supplement U.S. v. Sotheby (unreported Case))(Marye, David) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
10/20/200622MINUTE ENTRY FOR SENTENCING as to Asha Ventures, LLC held on 10/20/2006, before Judge Danny C. Reeves : Court adopts PSR as findings. PSR filed under seal. Plea Agreement accepted by Ct and filed in record. Dft's objections to PSR are WITHDRAWN. Dft's mt for downward departure from sentencing guidelines 19 is SUSTAINED. Letter from Community Trust Bank submitted to the Court by Dft shall be filed w/ PSR under seal. (Letter given to USPO to be placed w/ PSR). Counsel for dft directed to notify Ct if dft is not able to pay $75,000 fine w/in 20 days. However, after the hrg, court determined that, by statute, it could only give dft 15 days to pay fine w/o imposition of interest. Court notes that dft has complied w/ representations made at time plea was entered by paying to US the $1,500,000 monetary judgment set forth in the Preliminary Judgment of Forfeiture. Motions terminated as to Asha Ventures, LLC: 19 MOTION for Downward Departure from Sentencing Guidelines filed by Asha Ventures, LLC,. (COURT REPORTER: CINDY OAKES) (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 10/23/2006)
10/20/200623MINUTE ENTRY FOR SENTENCING as to Narayan, LLC held on 10/20/2006, before Judge Danny C. Reeves : Court adopts PSR as findings. PSR filed under seal. Plea Agreement accepted by Ct and filed in record. Dft's objections to PSR are WITHDRAWN. Dft's mt for downward departure from sentencing guidelines 19 is SUSTAINED. Letter from Community Trust Bank submitted to the Court by Dft shall be filed w/ PSR under seal. (Letter given to USPO to be placed w/ PSR). Counsel for dft directed to notify Ct if dft is not able to pay $75,000 fine w/in 20 days. However, after the hrg, court determined that, by statute, it could only give dft 15 days to pay fine w/o imposition of interest. Court notes that dft has complied w/ representations made at time plea was entered by paying to US the $1,500,000 monetary judgment set forth in the Preliminary Judgment of Forfeiture. Motions terminated as to Narayan, LLC: 19 MOTION for Downward Departure from Sentencing Guidelines filed by Narayan, LLC,. before Judge Danny C. Reeves : (COURT REPORTER: CINDY OAKES) (JMB)cc: COR, USM, USP (Entered: 10/23/2006)
10/20/200624Plea Agreement Accepted as to Asha Ventures, LLC cc: COR,USP (JMB) (Entered: 10/23/2006)
10/20/200625Plea Agreement Accepted as to Narayan, LLC cc: COR,USP (JMB) (Entered: 10/23/2006)
10/24/200626JUDGMENT UPON PLEA OF GUILTY as to Asha Ventures, LLC (1), Counts 1, 2: 1 YEAR PROBATION; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $400 PER COUNT FOR A TOTAL OF $800; FINE: $75,000; ADDITIONAL PROBATION TERMS imposed. In event dft is unable to pay lump sum pymt of $75,800 w/in 15 days, it shall pay $7,500 per month, plus interest at legal rate, over 10 months, to commence 30 days after date of Judgment. The $75,800 must be paid in full 30 days prior to date of expiration of term of probation. Asha Ventures, LLC terminated. . Signed by Judge Danny C. Reeves. (JMB)(cc: Paper copy w/ NOE to COR & copy of SOR; Paper Copy to USM x 1 cert. copy; Paper Copy to USP x 2 cert. copies w/ original SOR; electronic copy to Finance) (Entered: 10/24/2006)
10/24/200627JUDGMENT UPON PLEA OF GUILTY as to Narayan, LLC (2), Counts 1, 2: 1 YEAR PROBATION; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $400 PER COUNT FOR A TOTAL OF $800; FINE: $75,000; ADDITIONAL PROBATION TERMS imposed. In event dft is unable to pay lump sum pymt of $75,800 w/in 15 days, it shall pay $7,500 per month, plus interest at legal rate, over 10 months, to commence 30 days after date of Judgment. The $75,800 must be paid in full 30 days prior to date of expiration of term of probation. Narayan, LLC terminated. . Signed by Judge Danny C. Reeves. (JMB)(cc: Paper copy w/ NOE to COR & copy of SOR; Paper Copy to USM x 1 cert. copy; Paper Copy to USP x 2 cert. copies w/ original SOR; electronic copy to Finance) (Entered: 10/24/2006)
10/26/200628 SEALED PSR Rule 32(C) info as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC (SWA) (Entered: 10/26/2006)
10/26/200629 SEALED PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC (SWA) (Entered: 10/26/2006)
11/01/200630 MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA Final Decree and Order of Forfeiture as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Olinger, David) (Entered: 11/01/2006)
11/01/200631FINAL DECREE AND ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC.: 1) That IRS shall seize $750,000 of forfeited property and dispose of in accordance w/ law; 2) That ICE shall seize $750,000 of forfeited property and dispose of in accordance w/ law; 3) That property listed be forfeited to USA and no right, title, or interest in property shall exist in any other party; 4) That forfeited property listed be disposed of according to law; and 5) That all forfeited funds, after pymt of costs and expenses incurred in connection w/ forfeiture, shall be deposited by IRS and ICE into appropriate assets forfeiture funds. Motions terminated as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC: 30 MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA filed by USA,. . Signed by Judge Danny C. Reeves. (JMB)cc: COR-1 certified copy, USM-3 certified copies, USP (Entered: 11/01/2006)
07/26/2010  Clerk's Note: as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC: re 25 Plea Agreement Accepted, 24 Plea Agreement Accepted.Original plea agreements are being returned to the AUSA in the case. (RC) (Entered: 07/26/2010)
07/26/2010  NOTICE TO COUNSEL OF RECORD RE: RETURN OF PRE-SENTENCE REPORT AND RULE 32 INFORMATION: re 28 PSR Rule 32(C) info - SEALED, 29 Presentence Investigation Report - SEALED will be returned to U.S. Probation in the absence of an objection filed within 15 days. cc: COR (RC) (Entered: 07/26/2010)
08/13/201032Receipt for Pre-Sentence Investigation Report and Rule 32(c) Information received by United States Probation Office as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC (RC) (Entered: 08/13/2010)
08/23/201033RECEIPT FOR PLEA AGREEMENT by USA as to Asha Ventures, LLC, Narayan, LLC re 25 Plea Agreement Accepted (RC) (Entered: 08/23/2010)