U.S. District Court
California Northern District (Oakland)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:08-cr-00448-CW-2,3


Case title: USA v. Thomas et al
Magistrate judge case number: 4:08-mj-70357-WDB

Date Filed: 07/09/2008
Date Terminated: 10/22/2008

Assigned to: Hon. Claudia Wilken

Defendant (2)
Casilda Shipping, Ltd.
TERMINATED: 10/22/2008
represented byBrian Thomas 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
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael George 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
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Gregory William Poulos
Cox, Wootton, Griffin, Hansen & Poulos
190 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-438-4600
Fax: 415-438-4601
Email: gpoulos@cwghp.com
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371: Conspiracy
(1)
3 years organizational probation; $750,000 fine; $800 special assessment
33:1908(a): Act to prevent pollution from ships
(4)
3 years organizational probation; $750,000 fine; $800 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1001(a)(3): False statements - Oil Record Book
(2)
Dismissed
18:1001(a)(3): False statements - Garbage Record Book
(3)
Dismissed
33:1908(a): Act to prevent pollution from ships
(5)
Dismissed
18:1519: Falsification of records - Oil Record Book
(6)
Dismissed
18:1519: Falsification of records - Garbage Record Book
(7)
Dismissed

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
18:371, 18:1001(a)(3), 33:1908(a): Conspire to commit offenses against the U.S., namely to make false statements and to maintain a false oil record book and false garbage record book

Assigned to: Hon. Claudia Wilken

Defendant (3)
Genesis Seatrading Corp.
TERMINATED: 10/22/2008
represented byBrian Thomas 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
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael George 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
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Gregory William Poulos
Cox, Wootton, Griffin, Hansen & Poulos
190 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-438-4600
Fax: 415-438-4601
Email: gpoulos@cwghp.com
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371: Conspiracy
(1)
3 years organizational probation; $800 special assessment
33:1908(a): Act to prevent pollution from ships
(4)
3 years organizational probation; $800 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1001(a)(3): False statements - Oil Record Book
(2)
Dismissed
18:1001(a)(3): False statements - Garbage Record Book
(3)
Dismissed
33:1908(a): Act to prevent pollution from ships
(5)
Dismissed
18:1519: Falsification of records - Oil Record Book
(6)
Dismissed
18:1519: Falsification of records - Garbage Record Book
(7)
Dismissed

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
18:371, 18:1001(a)(3), 33:1908(a): Conspire to commit offenses against the U.S., namely to make false statements and to maintain a false oil record book and false garbage record book


Plaintiff
USA represented byStephen George Corrigan
U.S. Attorney's Office
1301 Clay St. Room 340S
Oakland, CA 94612
(510)637-3680
Email: stephen.corrigan@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/13/2008COMPLAINT as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (1), Genesis Seatrading Corp. (2), Thomas Pantelis (3). (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/13/2008) [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/16/2008)
06/13/2008  CASE DESIGNATED for Electronic Filing. [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/16/2008)
06/19/2008NOTICE of Association of Attorney by USA as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Thomas Pantelis (Rhyne, Wade) (Filed on 6/19/2008) [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/19/2008)
06/19/2008Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Wayne D. Brazil: Initial Appearance as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. held on 6/19/2008. Arraignment or Preliminary Hearing set for 7/10/2008 at 09:30 AM before Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James. (Tape #FTR 6/19/08 10:58:51.) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/19/2008) [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/20/2008)
06/20/2008Amendment as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. re 4 Minute entry, Time waived from 7/9/08-7/10/08. The 20 days to file indictment is 7/9/08. Parties agree waiver of time for 7/9 to 7/10/08. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/20/2008) [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/20/2008)
06/23/2008 MOTION for Leave to Appear in Pro Hac Vice. Attorney: Michael G. Chalos. by Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. (Receipt No. 44611002316, 6/23/08) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/23/2008) [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/24/2008)
06/23/2008 MOTION for Leave to Appear in Pro Hac Vic for Attorney: Brian T. McCarthy. by Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. (Receipt No. 4611002315. 6/23/08) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/23/2008) [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/24/2008)
06/27/200812 ORDER granting 8 Motion for Pro Hac Vice as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (1), Genesis Seatrading Corp. (2). Signed by Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman for Magistrate Judge Brazil who is unavailable on 6/27/2008. (bzsec, COURT STAFF) [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/27/2008)
06/27/2008  Attorney update in case as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. Attorney Brian T. McCarthy for Casilda Shipping, Ltd. and Genesis Seatrading Corp. added. [4:08-mj-70357-WDB] (Entered: 06/30/2008)
07/03/200814 ORDER GRANTING 7 Motion for Pro Hac Vice - Michael G. Chalos as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (2), Genesis Seatrading Corp. (3). Signed by Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James on 6/3/08. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 07/11/2008)
07/09/200813 INDICTMENT as to Pantelis Thomas (1) count(s) 1, 2, 4, 6, Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4-5, 6, 7, Genesis Seatrading Corp. (3) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4-5, 6, 7. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/9/2008) (Entered: 07/09/2008)
07/10/200816 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas: Arraignment as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (2) on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4-5, 6, 7 and Genesis Seatrading Corp. (3) on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4-5, 6,7 held on 7/10/2008. NOT GUILTY pleas entered. Trial Setting or Status Hearing set for 7/23/2008 at 02:00 PM before Hon. Claudia Wilken. (Tape #FTR 7/10/08 9:34.) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2008) Modified on 7/15/2008 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/14/2008)
07/10/200817 ORDER GRANTING 7 MOTION for Leave to Appear in Pro Hac Vice Attorney: Michael G. Chalos filed by Genesis Seatrading Corp., Casilda Shipping, Ltd. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas on 7/8/08. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2008) (Entered: 07/14/2008)
07/10/200818 WAIVER of Personal Appearance at Arraignment by Genesis Seatrading Corp. and ORDER by Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas GRANTING Waiver of Appearance. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2008) Modified on 7/14/2008 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/14/2008)
07/10/200819 WAIVER of Personal Appearance at Arraignment by Casilda Shipping, Ltd. and ORDER by Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas GRANTING Waiver of Appearance. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2008) (Entered: 07/14/2008)
07/23/200820 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken:Trial Setting Hearing as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Pantelis Thomas held on 7/23/2008 Trial Setting or motions setting or disposition Hearing set for 8/13/2008 02:30 PM before Hon. Claudia Wilken. (Court Reporter Lee-Anne Shortridge.) (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/23/2008) (Entered: 07/29/2008)
08/13/200822 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken:Trial Setting Hearing as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Pantelis Thomas held on 8/13/2008 Motions Setting or Disposition or Trial Setting Hearing set for 9/17/2008 02:30 PM before Hon. Claudia Wilken. (Court Reporter Raynee Mercado.) (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/13/2008) (Entered: 08/21/2008)
09/17/200824 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken:Trial Setting Hearing as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Pantelis Thomas held on 9/17/2008 Trial Setting or motion setting or disposition Hearing set for 10/8/2008 02:30 PM before Hon. Claudia Wilken. (Court Reporter Diane Skillman.) (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/17/2008) (Entered: 09/24/2008)
09/26/200825 ORDER as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. REGARDING FAILURE TO REGISTER TO E-FILE. Signed by Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken on 9/26/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/26/2008) (Entered: 09/26/2008)
10/08/200826 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken:Trial Setting Hearing as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Pantelis Thomas held on 10/8/2008 Trial Setting or motions setting or disposition Hearing set for 10/22/2008 02:30 PM before Hon. Claudia Wilken. (Court Reporter Starr Wilson.) (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/8/2008) (Entered: 10/09/2008)
10/22/200827 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Pantelis Thomas as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Pantelis Thomas (Schwartz, Douglas) (Filed on 10/22/2008) (Entered: 10/22/2008)
10/22/200829 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/22/2008) (Entered: 10/23/2008)
10/22/200830 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken:Plea and Sentence Hearing held on 10/22/2008 for Pantelis Thomas (1), Count(s) 1, 4, 3 years unsupervised probation; $5,000 fine; $200 special assessment; Count(s) 2, 6, Dismissed; Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (2), Count(s) 1, 4, 3 years organizational probation; $750,000 fine; $800 special assessment; Count(s) 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, Dismissed; Genesis Seatrading Corp. (3), Count(s) 1, 4, 3 years organizational probation; $800 special assessment; Count(s) 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, Dismissed. (Court Reporter Diane Skillman.) (oh, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/22/2008) (Entered: 10/28/2008)
10/29/200831 STIPULATED REQUEST AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO AMEND EXHIBIT A TO PLEA AGREEMENT by USA as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Pantelis Thomas 28 Plea Agreement (Rhyne, Wade) (Filed on 10/29/2008) Modified on 10/30/2008 (kk, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 10/29/2008)
10/31/200832 ORDER as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. re 31 GRANTING STIPULATED REQUEST TO AMEND EXHIBIT A TO PLEA AGREEMENT. Signed by Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken on 10/31/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/31/2008) (Entered: 10/31/2008)
11/14/200835 PAYMENT RECORD CARD: payment of special assessment in the amount of $800 paid on 10/23/08 on behalf of Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/14/2008) (Entered: 11/17/2008)
11/14/200836 PAYMENT RECORD CARD: payment of special assessment in the amount of $800 paid on 10/23/08 on behalf of Genesis Seatrading Corp. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/14/2008) (Entered: 11/17/2008)
11/24/200837 JUDGMENT in a Criminal Case as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd.. Signed by Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken on 11/24/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/24/2008) (Entered: 11/24/2008)
11/24/200838 JUDGMENT in a Criminal Case as to Genesis Seatrading Corp.. Signed by Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken on 11/24/08. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/24/2008) (Entered: 11/24/2008)
01/14/200939 Proposed Order by USA as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp., Pantelis Thomas to wire payment to those who provided information leading to the offense of conviction (Rhyne, Wade) (Filed on 1/14/2009) (Entered: 01/14/2009)
01/14/200940 ORDER as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd., Genesis Seatrading Corp. re 39 to wire payment to those who provided information leading to the offense of conviction. Signed by Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken on 1/14/09. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/14/2009) (Entered: 01/14/2009)
02/13/200941 STATUS REPORT RE FUNDING filed by Attorneys for Crew Members. (Bull, Edward) (Filed on 2/13/2009) Modified on 2/13/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 02/13/2009)
02/24/200942 STATUS REPORT (Final) Regarding Funding, filed by Crew Members' Attorney Edward M. Bull III (Bull, Edward) (Filed on 2/24/2009) Modified on 2/25/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 02/24/2009)
10/21/200943 STIPULATION and Proposed Order to Modify the Fine Installment Payment Schedule by Casilda Shipping, Ltd. (McCarthy, Brian) (Filed on 10/21/2009) (Entered: 10/21/2009)
10/23/200944 ORDER as to Casilda Shipping, Ltd. re 43 granting STIPULATION to Modify the Fine Installment Payment Schedule. Signed by Judge Hon. Claudia Wilken on 10/23/09. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/23/2009) (Entered: 10/23/2009)