U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Virginia - (Alexandria)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:03-cr-00530-LMB-12,13


Case title: USA, et al v. Chhabra, et al

Date Filed: 12/04/2003
Date Terminated: 08/12/2005


Petitioner
Prosys Information Systems, Inc.
TERMINATED: 03/14/2005
represented byKaren Ann Doner
Williams Mullen
8270 Greensboro Dr
Suite 700
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 760-5200
Email: kdoner@williamsmullen.com
TERMINATED: 03/14/2005
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Petitioner Michelle Spears
TERMINATED: 04/21/2005
Petitioner Lawrence Spears
TERMINATED: 04/21/2005
Petitioner Hill & Knowlton/SAMCOR, LLC
Petitioner Carlita Carolina
TERMINATED: 03/29/2005 represented bySteven Zimmerman
The Zimmerman Law Firm
10521 Judicial Drive
Suite 303
Fairfax, VA 22030-5160
703-352-1202
Fax: 703-691-7505
TERMINATED: 03/29/2005
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained
Petitioner Sticker International, Inc.
Petitioner North Hills Maintenance, Inc. represented byDavid L. Brough
Brough Chadrow & Levine PA
1900 N Commerce Pkwy
Weston, FL 33326
**NA*
(954) 384-0732
Fax: (954) 384-0846
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Petitioner Berger Singerman represented byTimothy J. McEvoy
Cameron McEvoy, PLLC
11325 Random Hills Road
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 273-8898
Fax: (703) 273-8897
Email: tmcevoy@cameronmcevoy.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Assigned to: District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema
Defendant (12) Chhabra Group, LLC
TERMINATED: 08/12/2005 represented byJames Clyde Clark
Land Clark Carroll Mendelson & Blair PC
524 King St
Alexandria, VA 22320-0888
703-778-1433
Email: jclark@landclark.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Thomas Gerard Connolly
Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
1200 18th Street NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 730-1300
Fax: 202-730-1301
Email: tconnolly@harriswiltshire.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained
Pending Counts
Disposition [18:1956-6801.F] 18:1956(h) Conspiracy to Launder Money (October 2003) FORFEITURE
(43s) 1 Year Supervised Probation with conditions; S/A $400.00
Highest Offense Level (Opening) Felony
Terminated Counts
Disposition [21:846=CD.F] 21:846 Conspiracy to Distribute and Dispense Sch. III and IV Controlled Substances and to Use a Communication Facility in Committing and in Causing and Facilitating the Distribution and Dispensing of Sch. III and IV Controlled substances in Violation of the Controlled Substances Act (10.30.03) FORFEITURE
(1) DISMISSED per filing of Superseding Indictment [21:846=CD.F] 21:846 Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substances Act (October 2003) FORFEITURE
(1s) Dismissed upon Motion of the United States [18:1956-6801.F] 18:1956(h) Conspiracy to Launder Money (10.30.03) FORFEITURE
(43) DISMISSED per filing of Superseding Indictment
Highest Offense Level (Terminated) Felony
Complaints
Disposition None
Interested Party Larry Pinkoff
Interested Party James M. Schwinn

Petitioner
Prosys Information Systems, Inc.
TERMINATED: 03/14/2005
represented byKaren Ann Doner
Williams Mullen
8270 Greensboro Dr
Suite 700
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 760-5200
Email: kdoner@williamsmullen.com
TERMINATED: 03/14/2005
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


Petitioner
Michelle Spears
TERMINATED: 04/21/2005


Petitioner
Lawrence Spears
TERMINATED: 04/21/2005


Petitioner
Hill & Knowlton/SAMCOR, LLC


Petitioner
Carlita Carolina
TERMINATED: 03/29/2005
represented bySteven Zimmerman
The Zimmerman Law Firm
10521 Judicial Drive
Suite 303
Fairfax, VA 22030-5160
703-352-1202
Fax: 703-691-7505
TERMINATED: 03/29/2005
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained


Petitioner
Sticker International, Inc.


Petitioner
North Hills Maintenance, Inc. represented byDavid L. Brough
Brough Chadrow & Levine PA
1900 N Commerce Pkwy
Weston, FL 33326
**NA*
(954) 384-0732
Fax: (954) 384-0846
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


Petitioner
Berger Singerman represented byTimothy J. McEvoy
Cameron McEvoy, PLLC
11325 Random Hills Road
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 273-8898
Fax: (703) 273-8897
Email: tmcevoy@cameronmcevoy.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Assigned to: District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema

Defendant (13)
VKC Consulting, LLC
TERMINATED: 08/12/2005
represented byJames Clyde Clark
Land Clark Carroll Mendelson & Blair PC
524 King St
Alexandria, VA 22320-0888
703-778-1433
Email: jclark@landclark.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
[18:1956-6801.F] 18:1956(h) Conspiracy to Launder Money (October 2003) FORFEITURE
(43s)
1 Year Supervised Probation with conditions; S/A $400.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
[18:1956-6801.F] 18:1956(h) Conspiracy to Launder Money (10.30.03) FORFEITURE
(43)
DISMISSED per filing of Superseding Indictment

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Interested Party
Larry Pinkoff


Plaintiff
USA represented byJames P. Gillis
United States Attorney's Office
2100 Jamieson Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 299-3897
Fax: (703) 299-3982
Email: james.p.gillis@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 07/19/2004
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Karen Ledbetter Taylor
United States Attorney's Office
2100 Jamieson Ave
Alexandria, VA 22314
***NA***
703 299-3700
Email: Karen.Taylor2@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Robert E. Draba
US Attorney's Office (Alexandria)
2100 Jamieson Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22314
**N/A**
703-299-3700
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
10/30/2003SEALED INDICTMENT as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44-82, 83-99, 100-108, Daniel L. Thompson (2) count(s) 1, 3, 8, 26, 30, 34, Sabina S. Faruqui (3) count(s) 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44-82, 100-108, James A. Trovato (4) count(s) 1, 5, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 24, 31, Sunil K. Sethi (5) count(s) 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 43, 44-82, 83-99, 100-108, Daniel M. Varalli (6) count(s) 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 28, 31, 34, 35, William D. Thompson (7) count(s) 1, 4, 9, 12, 23, 25, 29, 32, 33, 35, 36, Laurence L. Cockerille (8) count(s) 1, 5, 18, 20, 24, Arturo L. Portales (9) count(s) 1, 6, 7, 14, 19, 22, 27, 28, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 100-108, Russell A. Johnson (10) count(s) 1, 6, 16, 17, 19, 21, 37, 38, 100-108, USA Prescription (11) count(s) 1, 43, Chhabra Group, LLC (12) count(s) 1, 43, VKC Consulting, LLC (13) count(s) 17, 43 (ctat) (Entered: 10/31/2003)
10/30/2003MOTION as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC by USA to Seal the [1-1] Indictment (ctat) (Entered: 10/31/2003)
10/30/2003ORDER granting [2-1] motion by USA to Seal the [1-1] Indictment as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Daniel L. Thompson (2), Sabina S. Faruqui (3), James A. Trovato (4), Sunil K. Sethi (5), Daniel M. Varalli (6), William D. Thompson (7), Laurence L. Cockerille (8), Arturo L. Portales (9), Russell A. Johnson (10), USA Prescription (11), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Thomas R. Jones Jr. ) (ctat) (Entered: 10/31/2003)
10/30/2003  Count(s) added Vineet K. Chhabra (1) count (17) Sabina S. Faruqui (3) count(s) 17 (ctat) Modified on 11/03/2003 (Entered: 11/03/2003)
11/24/2003EX PARTE MOTION with Brief in Support as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC by plaintiff - filed UNDERSEAL (ctat) (Entered: 11/24/2003)
11/24/2003SEALED RESTRAINING ORDER as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC, USA ( signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: yes (ctat) (Entered: 11/24/2003)
11/24/2003MOTION by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to Seal [5-1] restraining order, and [4-1] ex parte motion by USA (ctat) (Entered: 11/24/2003)
11/24/2003ORDER granting [6-1] motion to Seal [5-1] restraining order, and [4-1] ex parte motion by USA until 12/2/03 as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Daniel L. Thompson (2), Sabina S. Faruqui (3), James A. Trovato (4), Sunil K. Sethi (5), Daniel M. Varalli (6), William D. Thompson (7), Laurence L. Cockerille (8), Arturo L. (9), Russell A. Johnson (10), USA Prescription (11), Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: yes (ctat) (Entered: 11/24/2003)
12/02/2003MOTION by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for Issuance Arrest Warrants and Summonses (ctat) (Entered: 12/02/2003)
12/02/2003ORDER granting [8-1] motion for Issuance Arrest Warrants and Summonses as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Daniel L. Thompson (2), Sabina S. Faruqui (3), James A. Trovato (4), Sunil K. Sethi (5), Daniel M. Varalli (6), William D. Thompson (7), Laurence L. Cockerille (8), Arturo L. Portales (9), Russell A. Johnson (10), USA Prescription (11), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) (See Order for Details.) ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Liam O'Grady ) Copies Mailed: yes (ctat) (Entered: 12/02/2003)
12/02/2003  SUMMONS(ES) issued for Arraignment set for 9:00 a.m. on 12/12/03 for Daniel L. Thompson, for James A. Trovato Jr., for Sunil K. Sethi, for Daniel M. Varalli, for William D. Thompson, for L. Cockerille Jr., for Arturo L. Portales, for Russell A. Johnson, for USA Prescription, for Chhabra Group, LLC, for VKC Consulting, LLC (ctat) (Entered: 12/02/2003)
12/02/200310 Application for Exparte Order by USA - filed UNDERSEAL (ctat) (Entered: 12/03/2003)
12/03/200311 SEALED ORDER as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: yes (ctat) (Entered: 12/03/2003)
12/04/2003  SUMMONS(ES) re-issued for Arraignment set for 9:00 a.m. on 12/19/03 for Daniel L. Thompson, for James A. Trovato Jr., for Sunil K. Sethi, for Daniel M. Varalli, for William D. Thompson, for L. Cockerille Jr., for Arturo L. Portales, for Russell A. Johnson, for USA Prescription, for Chhabra Group, LLC, for VKC Consulting, LLC (ctat) Modified on 12/04/2003 (Entered: 12/04/2003)
12/04/200312 MOTION by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to Unseal Indictment (ctat) (Entered: 12/04/2003)
12/04/200313 ORDER granting [12-1] motion to Unseal Indictment as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Daniel L. Thompson (2), Sabina S. Faruqui (3), James A. Trovato (4), Sunil K. Sethi (5), Daniel M. Varalli (6), William D. Thompson (7), Laurence L. Cockerille (8), Arturo L. Portales (9), Russell A. Johnson (10), USA Prescription (11), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: yes (ctat) (Entered: 12/04/2003)
12/04/2003  Indictment unsealed as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (ctat) (Entered: 12/04/2003)
12/17/2003  SUMMONS(ES) Re-issued for USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC - to Registered Agents (pmet) (Entered: 12/30/2003)
12/19/2003  Arraignment as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC held before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema. All individual defendants waive speedy trial. Pretrial Motions to be filed within 60 days of the Arraignment date. Status hearing scheduled for 01/14/2004 at 11:00 a.m. for discovery/motions schedules. Jury Trial set for 10:00 6/7/04 for Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC ; ( Reporter: Thomson) USA appeared through: James Gillis, Linda Marks Dft(s) through: Thomas Connolly (Chhabra), Denise Tassi (Faruqui), Lana Manitta (Trovato), John Russell (Sethi), Barry Coburn (Varalli), Michael Nachmanoff (Cockerville), Nina Ginsburg (Portales); Deft's Daniel Thomson, William Thompson, and Russell Johnson's Motions for CJA Appointment-Denied, Deft's to proceed pro se. No appearances by corporate defts. Deft. Chhabra remanded until conditions ordered by Magistrate Judge Buchanan are met; Deft. Faruqui continued on current bond; All remaining individual defts placed on PR Bonds w/conditions. (rtra) (Entered: 12/22/2003)
12/19/2003  Status conference as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC set at 11:00 1/14/04 before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema (rtra) (Entered: 12/22/2003)
12/31/200371 SUMMONS Returned Executed on 12/11/03 as to VKC Consulting, LLC (kjon) (Entered: 01/05/2004)
12/31/200372 Summons Returned Unexecuted on 12/31/03 as to VKC Consulting, LLC (kjon) (Entered: 01/05/2004)
12/31/200373 SUMMONS Returned Executed on 12/11/03 as to Chhabra Group, LLC (kjon) (Entered: 01/05/2004)
12/31/200374 Summons Returned Unexecuted on 12/31/03 as to Chhabra Group, LLC (kjon) (Entered: 01/05/2004)
01/14/2004  Request for transcript filed by deft. (case 03-578-A for hearing on 12/19/03) (sent to LMB for approval) (kjon) Modified on 01/14/2004 (Entered: 01/14/2004)
01/14/2004  Request for transcript filed by deft. (case 03-579-A for hearing on 12/19/03) (sent to LMB for approval) (kjon) (Entered: 01/14/2004)
01/15/2004  Hearing Deadline as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC, USA set 9:00 5/14/04 before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema (rtra) (Entered: 01/19/2004)
01/22/200494 MOTION by Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for Max Kravitz, Esquire to appear pro hac vice Filing Fee Paid $ 50.00 Receipt # 169391 (rtra) (Entered: 01/27/2004)
01/22/200495 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for dates of January 14, 2004; Status Conference before Judge Brinkema (rtra) (Entered: 01/27/2004)
01/28/200497 ORDER as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC granting [94-1] motion for Max Kravitz, Esquire to appear pro hac vice Filing Fee Paid $ 50.00 Receipt # 169391 as to Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 01/28/04 (rtra) (Entered: 01/28/2004)
02/04/200498 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for dates of December 19, 2003; Arraignments before Judge Brinkema (rtra) (Entered: 02/05/2004)
02/13/2004101 MOTION by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC by to Amend Restraining Order (rtra) (Entered: 02/15/2004)
02/17/2004102 ORDER- granting [101-1] Government's motion by to Amend Restraining Order as to Vineet K. (1), Daniel L. Thompson (2), Sabina S. Faruqui (3), James Trovato (4), Sunil K. Sethi (5), Daniel M. Varalli (6), William D. Thompson (7), Laurence L. Cockerille (8), Arturo L. Portales (9), Russell A. Johnson (10), USA Prescription (11), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 02/17/04 (rtra) (Entered: 02/18/2004)
02/24/2004106 MOTION by USA as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for Disqualification of Max Kravitz (rtra) (Entered: 02/25/2004)
03/09/2004110 SECOND AMENDMENT to RESTRAINING ORDER as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC granting [108-1] motion by USA to Amend [5-1] restraining order dated 11/24/03 as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 03/09/04 (rtra) (Entered: 03/09/2004)
03/09/2004111 ORDER as to USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC; ORDERED that the United States' Motion for Disqualification of Max Kravitz be and is set for hearing on Friday, March 12, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 03/09/04 (rtra) (Entered: 03/09/2004)
03/10/2004112 RESPONSE by Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to U.S. [106-1] motion for Disqualification of Max Kravitz (kjon) (Entered: 03/11/2004)
03/12/2004  Minute entry as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Sabina S. Faruqui, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC : ( before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema )( Reporter: Thomson) USA Appeared through: Linda Marks Dft(s) appeared through: Thomas Connolly, Denise Tassi. Matter came on for Defts' Motion to modify restraining order-Defts to file financial affidavits w/magistrate judge for review, report to be submitted to Judge Brinkema's Chambers; Govt's Motion for disqualification of Max Kravitz-Argued and Granted. Order to follow. (rtra) (Entered: 03/12/2004)
03/12/2004113 For the reasons stated in open court, ORDER as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC granting Government's [106-1] motion for Disqualification of Max Kravitz as to Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13)[See Order for Details] ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 03/12/04 (rtra) (Entered: 03/12/2004)
03/22/2004130 MOTION by Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to Modify Restraining Order (rtra) (Entered: 03/22/2004)
03/22/2004131 MEMORANDUM by Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC in support of [130-1] Defendants' Motion to Modify Restraining Order (rtra) (Entered: 03/22/2004)
03/26/2004153 RESPONSE by USA as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC in opposition to Request of Max Kravitz, Esq. for Continued Involvement with Defendants and Defense Counsel (rtra) (Entered: 04/01/2004)
03/29/2004150 OPPOSITION by USA as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to [130-1] motion to Modify Restraining Order (kjon) (Entered: 03/30/2004)
04/01/2004154 ORDER as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC that dfts Chhabra Group, LLC and VKC Consulting, LLC file with Magistrate Judge Buchanan their completed Department of Justice Form OBD-500 within 5 business days; and it is further ORDERED that if the dfts fail to submit such materials within the time allotted, the Court will deem their motion to be withdrawn. (see order for details) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: Yes (kjon) (Entered: 04/05/2004)
04/05/2004163 DOCUMENT SUBMISSION/RESPONSE by USA to [154-1] order dated 4/1/04 (kjon) (Entered: 04/05/2004)
04/08/2004167 SEALED DOCUMENT (kjon) (Entered: 04/08/2004)
04/13/2004176 RESPONSE by USA to document submission of Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (kjon) (Entered: 04/13/2004)
04/28/2004204 ORDER as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, Arturo L. Portales, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC, that the trial by jury of this case is continued to 9/7/04 at 10:00 am ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: Yes (kjon) (Entered: 04/29/2004)
04/28/2004  Deadline updated reset Jury Trial for 10:00 9/7/04 for Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, for Sabina S. Faruqui, for James A. Trovato Jr., for Sunil K. Sethi, for William D. Thompson, for Arturo L. Portales, for USA Prescription, for Chhabra Group, LLC, for VKC Consulting, LLC before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema (kjon) (Entered: 04/29/2004)
05/05/2004216 NOTICE of appearance by Linda I. Marks and Jill P. Furman for USA (attorneys not entered as attorney of record) (kjon) (Entered: 05/06/2004)
05/07/2004222 ORDER that the OBD-500 corporate forms on behalf of VKX Consulting, Inc. and Chhabra Group, LLC dated 4/30/04 and the Notice of Filing of Department of Justice Form OBD-500 by dfts Chhacra Group, LLC and VKC Consulting LLC for in camera review by Judge Buchanan filed on 4/8/04 shall be placed Under Seal (see order for details) ( Signed by Mag Judge Theresa C. Buchanan ) Copies Mailed: Yes (kjon) (Entered: 05/10/2004)
05/07/2004223 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS of Mag Judge Theresa C. Buchanan as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC Re: [130-1] motion to Modify Restraining Order ; Motion no longer referred Objections to R and R due by 5/21/04 (kjon) (Entered: 05/10/2004)
05/07/2004225 SEALED DOCUMENT per order dated 5/7/04 (kjon) (Entered: 05/11/2004)
05/14/2004  Minute entry as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, , William D. Thompson, , Arturo L. Portales, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC : ( before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema )( Reporter: Thomson) USA Appeared through: Gillis, Marks Dft(s) appeared through: Connolly, Manitta, Tassi, Ginsgerg, Russell, and William Thompson, pro se. Matter came on for Defts' pretrial motions: Defts' Motion to Strike Surplusage-Denied; Defts' Motion for Bill of Particulars-Denied; Defts' Motion to Sever-Denied; Deft. Wm. Thompson's Motion to Dismiss as to Improper Venue-Denied; Defts' Motions to Dismiss Counts 1-99-Denied w/o Prejudice; Deft. Portales Motion to Dismiss(Dormant Commerce Clause)-Denied w/o Prejudice; Defts' Oral Motion for Judicial Review of GJ Instructions-Denied; Defts' Motion for early disclosure of Jencks material-Granted. All defts not present at this hearing are to file written waivers of appearance. Order to follow. (rtra) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/25/2004239 ORDER denying, upon the findings and conclusions in the magistrate judge's 05-07-2004 Report, [130-1] motion to Modify Restraining Order as to Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: y (pmet) (Entered: 05/27/2004)
07/01/2004  Per LMB chambers motions set for 7/2/04 are to be cont. (clar) (Entered: 07/01/2004)
07/08/2004280 MOTION with Memorandum in Support as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to Take Rule 15(a) Deposition for use at Trial (rtra) (Entered: 07/08/2004)
07/12/2004283 Order requesting Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to respond to [280-1] Government's motion to Take Rule 15(a) Deposition of Dr. Marvin Brown for use at Trial within 5 days. ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 07/13/2004)
07/13/2004284 NOTICE by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC by U.S. of Bill of Particulars (pmet) (Entered: 07/13/2004)
07/19/2004295 NOTICE of Appearance for USA by Attorney Brian D. Miller (pmet) (Entered: 07/20/2004)
07/21/2004296 Supplemental Memorandum by USA to [280-1] motion to Take Rule 15(a) Deposition for use at Trial (pmet) (Entered: 07/22/2004)
07/22/2004299 ORDER granting [280-1] government's motion to Take Rule 15(a) Deposition for use at Trial as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Daniel L. Thompson (2), Sabina S. Faruqui (3), James A. Trovato (4), Sunil K. Sethi (5), William D. Thompson (7), Russell A. Johnson (10), USA Prescription (11), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: y (pmet) (Entered: 07/22/2004)
07/23/2004301 NOTICE by USA of FRCP Rule 15 Deposition of witness Marvin Brown (pmet) (Entered: 07/23/2004)
08/02/2004312 NOTICE of Appearance for Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC by Attorney James Clyde Clark (avax) (Entered: 08/03/2004)
08/05/2004322 SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1) count(s) 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 7s, 8s, 9s, 10s-11s, 12s, 13s, 14s, 15s, 16s-17s, 18s, 19s, 20s, 21s-22s, 23s, 24s, 25s, 26s, 27s, 28s, 29s, 30s, 31s, 32s-33s, 34s, 35s-36s, 37s-38s, 39s-42s, 43s, 44s-63s, 64s-78s, Daniel L. Thompson (2) count(s) 1s, 3s, 8s, 26s, 30s, 34s, Sabina S. Faruqui (3) count(s) 1s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 7s, 8s, 9s, 10s-11s, 12s, 13s, 14s, 15s, 16s-17s, 18s, 19s, 20s, 21s-22s, 23s, 24s, 25s, 26s, 27s, 28s, 29s, 30s, 31s, 32s-33s, 34s, 35s-36s, 37s-38s, 39s-42s, 43s, James A. Trovato (4) count(s) 1s, 5s, 10s-11s, 13s, 15s, 18s, 20s, 31s, Sunil K. Sethi (5) count(s) 1s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 8s, 9s, 10s-11s, 12s, 13s, 14s, 15s, 16s-17s, 18s, 19s, 20s, 21s-22s, 23s, 24s, 25s, 26s, 28s, 29s, 30s, 31s, 32s-33s, 34s, 35s-36s, 37s-38s, 43s, 44s-63s, 64s-78s, William D. Thompson (7) count(s) 1s, 4s, 9s, 12s, 23s, 25s, 29s, 32s-33s, 35s-36s, USA Prescription (11) count(s) 1s, 43s, Chhabra Group, LLC (12) count(s) 1s, 43s, VKC Consulting, LLC (13) count(s) 43s (ctat) (Entered: 08/06/2004)
08/05/2004  DISMISSAL of Count(s) per filing of Superseding Indictment as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC Counts Dismissed: Vineet K. Chhabra (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44-82, 83-99, 100-108, Daniel L. Thompson (2) count(s) 1, 3, 8, 26, 30, 34, Sabina S. Faruqui (3) count(s) 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44-82, 100-108, James A. Trovato (4) count(s) 1, 5, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 24, 31, Sunil K. Sethi (5) count(s) 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 43, 44-82, 83-99, 100-108, William D. Thompson (7) count(s) 1, 4, 9, 12, 23, 25, 29, 32, 33, 35, 36, USA Prescription (11) count(s) 1, 43, Chhabra Group, LLC (12) count(s) 1, 43, VKC Consulting, LLC (13) count(s) 43 (ctat) (Entered: 08/06/2004)
08/05/2004  Arraignment before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema set for 9:00 a.m. on 8/13/04 for Vineet K. Chhabra, for Daniel L. Thompson, for Sabina S. Faruqui, for James A. Trovato Jr., for Sunil K. Sethi, for William D. Thompson, for USA Prescription, for Chhabra Group, LLC, for VKC Consulting, LLC (ctat) (Entered: 08/09/2004)
08/06/2004  SUMMONS(ES) issued for Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for arraignment set for 08/13/04 at 9:00 a.m. (ctat) (Entered: 08/06/2004)
08/06/2004330 ORDER that the U.S. Pretrial Services Office authorize travel to Cleveland, Ohio, for Chhabra and any other deft under supervision to enable them to participate in the depositions as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille Jr., Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema) Copies Mailed: yes (dper) (Entered: 08/10/2004)
08/09/2004324 SUMMONS Returned Executed on 08-09-2004 as to VKC Consulting, LLC (pmet) (Entered: 08/10/2004)
08/09/2004325 SUMMONS Returned Executed on 08-09-2004 as to Chhabra Group, LLC (pmet) (Entered: 08/10/2004)
08/13/2004  Arraignment held as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema. Individual defts waived formal arraignment, plead Not Guilty and demanded trial by Jury. Jury Trial set for 10:00 9/7/04 for Vineet K. Chhabra, for Daniel L. Thompson, for Sabina S. Faruqui, for James A. Trovato Jr., for Sunil K. Sethi, for William D. Thompson, for USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, for VKC Consulting, LLC ; ( Reporter: Thomson) USA appeared through: Linda Marks Dft(s) through: Counsel for Parties. Waivers of appearance accepted by Court. (rtra) (Entered: 08/16/2004)
08/13/2004  Minute entry as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC : ( before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema )( Reporter: Thomson) USA Appeared through: Linda Marks Dft(s) appeared through: Counsel for parties. Matter came on for Defts Motions in Limine. Deft's Motion in Limine to exclude testimony of adverse events-Denied; Defts. Motion for Subpoena Duces Tecum-Granted; Defts. Motion for paper copies of exhibits-Granted. Order to follow. (rtra) (Entered: 08/16/2004)
08/17/2004350 ORDER as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC. ORDERED that defendants' oral motion for a continuance is DENIED; and it is further ORDERED that the government provide all defendants with a complete, final index of its exhibits by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 20, 2004; and it is further ORDERED that the government provide labeled hard copies of its exhibits to defendants according to a rolling production schedule in 3 or 4 deliveries. ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 08/17/04 (rtra) (Entered: 08/18/2004)
08/19/2004351 Qualified Protective Order as to medical records (See Order for details) ( signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed y (pmet) (Entered: 08/19/2004)
08/30/2004357 Government's Request for Specific Voir Dire Questions (pmet) (Entered: 08/30/2004)
08/30/2004360 Proposed Jury Instructions by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (pmet) (Entered: 08/30/2004)
08/31/2004  Change of Plea Hearing as to Chhabra Group, LLC held ( Reporter: Thomson) USA appeared through: Brian Miller, Karen Taylor Dft(s) appeared through: James Clark ( before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ). Deft. through counsel w/d NG plea and entered plea of Guilty to Count 43 of the Superseding Indictment. Court accepts plea. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Govt. orally moves to Dismiss remaining Count of the pending Indictment-Granted, Order to follow. Matter referred to USPO for PSI and continued to 12/03/2004 at 9:00 a.m. for sentencing. (rtra) Modified on 09/01/2004 (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004369 Plea Agreement as to Chhabra Group, LLC filed in open court (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  PLEA entered by Chhabra Group, LLC . Court accepts plea. by Chhabra Group, LLC Guilty: Chhabra Group, LLC (12) count(s) 43s (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004370 STATEMENT OF FACTS as to Chhabra Group, LLC filed in open court (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  ORAL MOTION in open court by USA as to Chhabra Group, LLC to Dismiss Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  ORAL ORDER as to Chhabra Group, LLC granting [0-0] oral motion to Dismiss Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment as to Chhabra Group, LLC (12) ( Entered by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Chhabra Group, LLC Counts Dismissed: Chhabra Group, LLC (12) count(s) 1s (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  Sentencing before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema set for 9:00 12/3/04 for Chhabra Group, LLC , Chhabra Group, LLC (12) count(s) 43s (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  Change of Plea Hearing as to VKC Consulting, LLC held ( Reporter: Thomson) USA appeared through: Brian Miller, Karen Taylor Dft(s) appeared through: James Clark ( before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ). Deft. through counsel w/d NG plea and entered plea of Guilty to Count 43 of the Superseding Indictment. Court accepts plea. Matter referred to USPO for PSI and continued to 12/03/2004 at 9:00 a.m. for sentencing. (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004371 Plea Agreement as to VKC Consulting, LLC filed in open court (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  PLEA entered by VKC Consulting, LLC . Court accepts plea. by VKC Consulting, LLC Guilty: VKC Consulting, LLC (13) count(s) 43s (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004372 STATEMENT OF FACTS as to VKC Consulting, LLC filed in open court (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
08/31/2004  Sentencing before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema set for 9:00 12/3/04 for VKC Consulting, LLC , VKC Consulting, LLC (13) count(s) 43s (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
09/01/2004375 MOTION by USA as to Chhabra Group, LLC to Dismiss Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment (rtra) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
09/02/2004378 ORDER as to Chhabra Group, LLC granting [375-1] motion to Dismiss Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment as to Chhabra Group, LLC (12) ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 09/02/04 (rtra) (Entered: 09/02/2004)
09/03/2004382 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for dates of 08-13-2004, Arraignment & Motions (LMB) (pmet) (Entered: 09/03/2004)
09/03/2004383 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato Jr., Sunil K. Sethi, William D. Thompson, USA Prescription, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for dates of 08-17-2004, Telephone Conference (LMB) (pmet) (Entered: 09/03/2004)
09/03/2004384 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Sabina S. Faruqui, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC for dates of 08-31-2004, Plea & Sentencing (LMB) (pmet) (Entered: 09/03/2004)
09/07/2004389 MOTION by U.S. in limine to exclude evidence about the guilty pleas or sentences of non-testifying co-defendants (pmet) (Entered: 09/07/2004)
09/23/2004415 Amended Verdict Form filed as to Daniel L. Thompson (rtra) (Entered: 09/28/2004)
09/23/2004416 Verdict Form filed as to Sunil K. Sethi (rtra) (Entered: 09/28/2004)
10/04/2004  Return of Exhibits set 1/30/04 (kjon) (Entered: 10/04/2004)
10/04/2004  Return of Exhibits set 1/31/05 (kjon) (Entered: 10/04/2004)
10/15/2004450 Submission by USA pursuant to [445-1] 10-12-2004 order (pmet) (Entered: 10/15/2004)
11/02/2004463 Order requesting USA to respond to [461-1] motion by William D. Thompson to Release Personal Property within 5 business days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 11/02/2004)
11/08/2004466 MOTION by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC by USA to Continue sentencing from 12-03-2004 (pmet) (Entered: 11/08/2004)
11/08/2004467 ORDER granting [466-1] motion by USA to Continue sentencing from 12-03-2004 as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13), reset Sentencing for 9:00 12/17/04 for Vineet K. Chhabra, for Chhabra Group, LLC, for VKC Consulting, LLC before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: y (pmet) (Entered: 11/09/2004)
11/19/2004469 Verified Petition by Prosys Information to adjudicate interest in forfeited property (pmet) (Entered: 11/19/2004)
11/19/2004470 Order requesting USA to respond to [469-1] petition by Prosys Information within 10 days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 11/22/2004)
11/22/2004471 Third Party Petition by Michelle Spears, Lawrence Spears for Claim to certain forfeited property pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 853(n) et seq. (pmet) (Entered: 11/22/2004)
11/23/2004472 Petition by Hill & Knowlton to determine interest in forfeited property and to amend consent order of forfeiture (pmet) (Entered: 11/23/2004)
11/23/2004473 Order requesting USA to respond to [471-1] petition by Lawrence Spears, Michelle Spears within 10 days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 11/23/2004)
11/23/2004474 Order requesting USA to respond to [472-1] petition by Hill & Knowlton within 10 days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 11/24/2004)
11/29/2004481 RESPONSE by USA to [472-1] petition of Hill & Knowlton/Samcor, LLC as to Chhabra Group, LLC (pmet) (Entered: 11/29/2004)
12/03/2004489 Order requesting Hill & Knowlton and Prosys Information to reply to [481-1] and [480-1] the government's Oppositions to Petitions on Forfeiture, within 10 days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 12/06/2004)
12/08/2004496 POSITION with Respect to Sentencing Factors by Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (pmet) (Entered: 12/08/2004)
12/10/2004502 Petitioner's RESPONSE to [481-1] Government's response to petition of Hill & Knowlton/SAMCOR, LLC (pmet) (Entered: 12/10/2004)
12/10/2004503 Order requesting Michelle Spears, Lawrence Spears to reply, should they choose to do so, to [497-1] response by USA within 10 Days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 12/13/2004)
12/13/2004504 Reply by Prosys Information to [480-1] Response by USA (pmet) (Entered: 12/13/2004)
12/15/2004507 Government's MOTION as to Vineet K. Chhabra, VKC Consulting, LLC, Chhabra Group, LLC by USA to Vacate Plea or in the alternative by USA to Continue Sentencing Date (pmet) (Entered: 12/15/2004)
12/16/2004510 ORDER dismissing without prejudice [507-1] motion by USA to Vacate Plea as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13), granting [507-2] motion by USA to Continue Sentencing Date as to Vineet K. Chhabra (1), Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13) ORDERED that the parties confer and suggest to the Court a new sentencing date for the three defendants. ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: y (pmet) (Entered: 12/16/2004)
12/17/2004513 RESPONSE by USA [504-1] Reply of Prosys Information Systems' Inc. (pmet) (Entered: 12/17/2004)
12/27/2004518 Reply by Michelle Spears, Lawrence Spears to [497-1] Response by USA (pmet) (Entered: 12/27/2004)
01/03/2005519 UNOPPOSED MOTION by Carlita Carolina for Leave to File Late Petition (rtra) (Entered: 01/03/2005)
01/03/2005520 ORDER granting [519-1] motion by Carlita Carolina for Leave to File Late Petition. ORDERED that petitioner Carlita Carolina is granted leave to file her Petition by 01/15/2005. ( signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: 01/03/04 [EOD Date: 1/4/05] (rtra) (Entered: 01/04/2005)
01/05/2005525 ORDER as to Carlita Carolina, for Stephen Myron Pave to appear pro hac vice Filing Fee Paid $ 50.00 Receipt # 100 177493 ( signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: y [EOD Date: 1/5/05] (pmet) (Entered: 01/05/2005)
01/10/2005  Return of Exhibits set 6/1/05 (kjon) (Entered: 01/10/2005)
01/13/2005526 Verified Petition to Protect Third Party Interest by Carlita Carolina from forfeiture and for Hearing (pmet) (Entered: 01/13/2005)
01/18/2005530 Order requesting USA to respond to [526-1] petition by Carlita Carolina within 10 days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 01/18/2005)
01/28/2005542 Opposition by USA to [526-1] petition by Carlita Carolina to protect third party interest from forfeiture and request for discovery (pmet) (Entered: 01/28/2005)
02/04/2005551 Order requesting USA to respond to [545-1] 2255 motion by James A. Trovato Jr. within 60 days ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) (pmet) (Entered: 02/04/2005)
02/07/2005552 SUGGESTED Argument Dates on Petitions filed by USA in response to [550-1] order (pmet) (Entered: 02/07/2005)
02/08/2005  Hearing Deadline on third party petitioners' claimed interests, as to Prosys Information, Michelle Spears, Lawrence Spears, Hill & Knowlton, Carlita Carolina set 9:30am through 2:20pm 3/15/05 before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema (pmet) (Entered: 02/09/2005)
02/24/2005560 NOTICE by USA of Deposition and Request for production of documents of Carleta Carolina on 03-02-2005 (pmet) Modified on 02/25/2005 (Entered: 02/25/2005)
03/01/2005565 NOTICE of Parte of record upon which Hill & Knowlton intends to rely at hearing set for 03-15-2005 (pmet) (Entered: 03/01/2005)
03/07/2005570 Verified Petition by Sticker International regarding forfeiture of property (pmet) (Entered: 03/07/2005)
03/07/2005572 Order requesting USA to respond to [570-1] petition by Sticker by noon on 03-11-2005. Should the government oppose petitioner's request, argument will be heard, along with other petitions claiming an interest in property, on 03-15-2005 at 9:30am. ( Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies sent (pmet) (Entered: 03/08/2005)
03/15/2005  Minute entry as to Hill & Knowlton; Michelle and Lawrence Spears; Sticker Intl. : ( before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema )( Reporter: Thomson) USA Appeared through: Karen Taylor, Linda Marks Dft(s) appeared through: Counsel for Petitioners. Matter came on for hearing on forfeiture. Oral motion by Sticker Intl. to continue forfeiture hearing 60 days-Granted w/o objection; Claims by Carlita Carolina have settled, Govt. to submit proposed Order for entry w/in 10 days; Claims by Michelle and Lawrence Spears have settled, Govt. to submit proposed Order for entry w/in 10 days; Hearing on claims by Hill & Knowlton continued, Matter set for status hearing 05/26/2005 at 9:30 a.m. for petitioners Hill & Knowlton and Sticker Intl. (rtra) (Entered: 03/16/2005)
03/15/2005  Status conference on Forfeiture hearing set at 9:30 5/26/05 for Sticker Intl., Hill & Knowlton before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema (rtra). CONTINUED to 06-24-2005 per 609 Order. Modified to update Court date on 5/26/2005 (pmet, ). (Entered: 03/16/2005)
04/21/2005585 Consent Order of Settlement by Michelle Spears, Lawrence Spears, USA as to forfeited propoerty. (See Order for details)( signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: y (pmet) (Entered: 04/21/2005)
05/27/2005610 Petition for Interest in Forfeited Property at 2449 Greenbriar Court Weston, FL by North Hills Maintenance, Inc. (kjon ) (Entered: 05/31/2005)
06/23/2005  Per LMB chambers motions set for 6/24/05 are off (clar, ) (Entered: 06/23/2005)
06/23/2005  Terminate Deadlines and Hearings as to Chhabra Group, LLC: (clar, ) (Entered: 06/23/2005)
07/06/2005622 Consent ORDER of Settlement as to 570 Petition filed by Sticker International, Inc. Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 07/06/05. c/s (pmet, ) (Entered: 07/06/2005)
07/22/2005627 Govt's opposition to petition of Berger Singerman, P.A. (kjon ) (Entered: 07/22/2005)
07/26/2005629 MOTION to Set Date for Sentencing by Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC as to Vineet K. Chhabra. (klau, ) (Entered: 07/27/2005) (Entered: 07/28/2005)
07/27/2005630 ORDER granting 629 Motion for to Set Date for Sentencing as to Chhabra Group, LLC (12), VKC Consulting, LLC (13). ORDER that sentencing in the above-styled cause is scheduled for August 12, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 7/27/05. Copies mailed; 7/27/05 (jwhe, ) (Entered: 07/28/2005)
07/27/2005  Set Hearings as to Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC: Sentencing set for 8/12/2005 09:00 AM before District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema. (jwhe, ) (Entered: 07/28/2005)
08/01/2005  Reset Deadlines: Return of exhibits set for 10/3/2005 (kjon ) (Entered: 08/01/2005)
08/01/2005632 MOTION for money judgment by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (kjon ) (Entered: 08/02/2005)
08/01/2005633 Memorandum of Law in Support by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC to 632 MOTION for money judgment (kjon ) (Entered: 08/02/2005)
08/02/2005634 Submission of corrected affidavit page and proposed orders by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (kjon ) (Entered: 08/02/2005)
08/09/2005642 Supplemental argument regarding forfeiture by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (kjon ) (Entered: 08/09/2005)
08/12/2005650 CONSENT ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to Chhabra Group, LLC. (Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 8/12/05) Copies sent. (tarm, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08/12/2005651 CONSENT ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to VKC Consulting, LLC. (Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 8/12/05) Copies sent. (tarm, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08/12/2005  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema:Sentencing held on 8/12/2005 for Chhabra Group, LLC (12) Count(s) 43s. USA appeared through Karen Taylor and Linda Marks. Corporate Deft appeared through: James Clark. USPO: Carla Coopwood. Consent order of forfeiture submitted. Govt request for money jgm. - argued and deferred to end of probationary period to see if any basis to convert forfeiture to money jgm. Court adopts factual findings in PSIR. JUDGMENT: 1 Year Supervised Probation with conditions: Deft must provide access to all financial records. Deft is not permitted to enter into any financial transactions w/out approval. Deft cannot have any business involvement with any pharmacy or Internet business. S/A $400.00. (Court Reporter Thomson.) (karn, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08/12/2005652 JUDGMENT as to Chhabra Group, LLC (12), Count(s) 1, 43, DISMISSED per filing of Superseding Indictment; Count(s) 1s, Dismissed upon Motion of the United States; Count(s) 43s, 1 Year Supervised Probation with conditions; S/A $400.00. Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 8/12/05. (karn, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08/12/2005  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema :Sentencing held on 8/12/2005 for VKC Consulting, LLC (13), Count(s) 43s. USA appeared through Karen Taylor and Linda Marks. Corporate Deft appeared through: James Clark. USPO: Carla Coopwood. Consent order of forfeiture submitted. Govt request for money jgm. - argued and deferred to end of probationary period to see if any basis to convert forfeiture to money jgm. Court adopts factual findings in PSIR. JUDGMENT: 1 Year Supervised Probation with conditions: Deft must provide access to all financial records. Deft is not permitted to enter into any financial transactions w/out approval. Deft cannot have any business involvement with any pharmacy or Internet business. S/A $400.00 (Court Reporter Thomson.) (karn, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08/12/2005653 JUDGMENT as to VKC Consulting, LLC (13), Count(s) 43, DISMISSED per filing of Superseding Indictment; Count(s) 43s, 1 Year Supervised Probation with conditions; S/A $400.00. Signed by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 8/12/05. (karn, ) (Entered: 08/16/2005)
09/21/2005663 Proof of Publication by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato, Jr, Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille, Jr, Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Inc., Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC (kbar, ) (Entered: 09/21/2005)
10/11/2005667 TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC held on August 12, 2005 before Judge Leonie M. Brinkema. Court Reporter: Anneliese J. Thomson. (kbar) (Entered: 10/11/2005)
03/19/2010770 Petition of Claim for Order of Forfeiture of Substitute Funds as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato, Jr, Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille, Jr, Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Inc., Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC by James M. Schwinn (rban, ) (Entered: 03/22/2010)
03/22/2010  Add Party James M. Schwinn (Entered: 03/22/2010)
04/02/2010772 Opposition by USA as to Vineet K. Chhabra, Daniel L. Thompson, Sabina S. Faruqui, James A. Trovato, Jr, Sunil K. Sethi, Daniel M. Varalli, William D. Thompson, Laurence L. Cockerille, Jr, Arturo L. Portales, Russell A. Johnson, USA Prescription, Inc., Chhabra Group, LLC, VKC Consulting, LLC re 770 Petition for Interest in Forfeited Property, (krob) (Entered: 04/02/2010)
05/07/2010  Clerk's NOTICE: the above-referenced case is closed. The government's admitted trial exhibits in the case are now available for release to the respective party. Please send a designated representative to take custody of the exhibits. If you no longer want the exhibits and would like the Clerks Office to destroy them, please notify this office in writing within ten (10) days of the date of this notice. (yguy) (Entered: 05/07/2010)