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U.S. District Court
Middle District of Florida (Tampa)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 8:10-cr-00363-SDM-EAJ-1


Case title: USA v. Atlas Ship Management Ltd.

Date Filed: 08/31/2010
Date Terminated: 12/15/2010

Assigned to: Judge Steven D. Merryday
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Jenkins

Defendant (1)
Atlas Ship Management Ltd.
TERMINATED: 12/15/2010
represented byBrian T. McCarthy
Chalos, O'Connor & Duffy, LLP
366 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050
516/767-3600
Fax: 516/767-3605
Email: bmccarthy@codus-law.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

George Konstantinos Kontakis
Chalos, O'Connor & Duffy, LLP
366 Main St
Port Washington, NY 11050
516/767-3600
Email: gkontakis@codus-law.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael G. Chalos
Chalos, O'Connor & Duffy, LLP
366 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050
516/767-3600
Fax: 516/767-3605
Email: mchalos@codus-law.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

David W. McCreadie
Lau, Lane, Pieper, Conley & McCreadie, PA
Suite 1700
100 S Ashley Dr
Tampa, FL 33602
813/229-2121
Fax: 813/228-7710
Email: dmccreadie@laulane.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES
(1)
PROBATION-- 36 months; FINE -- $500,000; COMMUNITY SERVICE PAYMENT-- $100,000 (total as to both counts one and two); SPECIAL ASSESSMENT-- $400
STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY
(2)
PROBATION-- 36 months; FINE -- $300,000; COMMUNITY SERVICE PAYMENT-- $100,000 (total as to both counts one and two); SPECIAL ASSESSMENT-- $400

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJay L. Hoffer
U.S. Attorney's Office
Middle District of Florida
400 N. Tampa St., Suite 3200
Tampa, FL 33602
813-274-6318
Fax: 813-274-6178
Email: jay.hoffer@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Patricia A. Willing-FLU
US Attorney's Office - FLM
Suite 3200
400 N Tampa St
Tampa, FL 33602
813/274-6038
Fax: 813/274-6247
Email: FLUDocket.Mailbox@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
08/31/2010INFORMATION as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (1) count(s) 1, 2. (CD) (Entered: 08/31/2010)
08/31/2010COPY OF WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (US Attorney to provide original Waiver to be docketed.)(CD) (Entered: 08/31/2010)
09/01/2010PLEA AGREEMENT re: count(s) One and Two of the Information as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Hoffer, Jay) (Entered: 09/01/2010)
09/08/2010Unopposed MOTION for hearing by Atlas Ship Management Ltd.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(McCreadie, David) (Entered: 09/08/2010)
09/16/2010WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (CD) (Entered: 09/17/2010)
10/15/2010 ORDER granting 4 --unopposed motion for a joint plea and sentencing hearing and to waive the pre-sentence investigation report; setting arraignment and sentencing for 12/2/2010 at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom 15A before the Honorble Steven D. Merryday. Signed by Judge Steven D. Merryday on 10/15/2010. (BK) (Entered: 10/15/2010)
11/15/2010Unopposed MOTION for Michael G. Chalos, Brian T. McCarthy and George K. Kontakis to appear pro hac vice by Atlas Ship Management Ltd.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(McCreadie, David) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Jenkins. (Entered: 11/15/2010)
11/15/2010Written designation and consent to act by David W. McCreadie as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd.. Local Counsel: David W. McCreadie. Non-Resident Counsel: Michael G. Chalos, Brian T. McCarthy and George K. Kontakis (McCreadie, David) (Entered: 11/15/2010)
11/23/2010 ORDER granting 7 Motion to appear pro hac vice as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. Signed by Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Jenkins on 11/23/2010. (JBF) (Entered: 11/23/2010)
11/26/2010  Set hearings as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd.: Arraignment set for 12/2/2010 at 08:20 AM in Tampa Courtroom 15 A before Judge Steven D. Merryday., Sentencing set for 12/2/2010 at 08:30AM in Tampa Courtroom 15 A before Judge Steven D. Merryday. (CD) (Entered: 11/26/2010)
11/30/201010  MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically in Support of Statutory Monetary Payments by USA as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd.. (Hoffer, Jay) (Entered: 11/30/2010)
11/30/201011 *DOCUMENT TERMINATED. DOCUMENT IS NOT SIGNED. COUNSEL NOTIFIED TO REFILE.* SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (Hoffer, Jay) Modified on 12/1/2010 (CD). (Entered: 11/30/2010)
12/01/201012 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (Hoffer, Jay) (Entered: 12/01/2010)
12/02/201013 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Steven D. Merryday: granting 10 Motion as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (1); SENTENCING held on 12/2/2010 for Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (1), Counts 1, 2, PROBATION-- 36 months; FINE -- $800,000; COMMUNITY SERVICE PAYMENT-- $100,000; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT-- $800. Court Reporter: Bill Jones (TKD) Modified on 12/9/2010 (TKD). (Entered: 12/03/2010)
12/09/201014 Court's exhibit list as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (TKD) (Entered: 12/09/2010)
12/15/201015  JUDGMENT as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. (1), Counts 1, 2 PROBATION-- 36 months; FINE -- $800,000; COMMUNITY SERVICE PAYMENT-- $100,000; SPECIAL ASSESSMENT-- $800; Signed by Judge Steven D. Merryday on 12/15/2010. (TKD) (Entered: 12/15/2010)
12/15/201016  ORDER granting 10 as to Atlas Ship Management Ltd. Signed by Judge Steven D. Merryday on 12/15/2010. (TKD) (Entered: 12/15/2010)
01/07/201117 NOTICE of attorney appearance Patricia A. Willing-FLU appearing for USA. Re: Atlas Ship Management Ltd (Willing-FLU, Patricia) (Entered: 01/07/2011)