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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:02-cr-00020-MMM-1


Case title: USA v. Death Row Records

Date Filed: 01/08/2002
Date Terminated: 09/23/2002

Assigned to: Judge Margaret M. Morrow

Defendant (1)
Death Row Records, Inc
TERMINATED: 09/23/2002
represented byDavid Z Chesnoff
Goodman & Chesnoff
520 S 4th St
Las Vegas, NV 89101-6593
702-384-5563
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
26:7203: WILLFUL FAILURE TO FILE CORPORATION INCOME TAX RETURN
(1)
S/A $125. Fine $100,000. The dft shall comply with General Order No. 01-05. Probation on Count 1 of the Information for a term of 5 years under the T/C of the USPO & GO 318.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byUS Attorney's Office
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Div - US Courthouse
312 N Spring St, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Email: USACAC.Criminal@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Ronald Loh-Chi Cheng
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Division - US Courthouse
312 North Spring Street 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Email: USACAC.Criminal@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
01/08/2002INFORMATION filed against Death Row Records (1) count(s) 1 Offense occurred in LA. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Ronald L. Cheng, attorney for USA, as to Death Row Records, Inc. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002  SUMMONS issued as to Death Row Records (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002Documents submitted in connection with guilty plea of defendant Death Row Records, Inc. (Fed R. Crim. P. 11 (e)(1)(C)filed by USA as to Death Row Records (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002CONFLICT OF INTEREST CERTIFICATION filed as to Death Row Records. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Death Row Records, Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 1/8/02, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 12/22/98, the date on which U.S. District Judge Nora M. Manella began receiving criminal matters. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Death Row Records, Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 1/8/02, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 11/2/92, the date on which U.S. District Judge Lourdes G. Baird began receiving criminal matters. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Death Row Records, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 1/8/02, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before April 20, 1999, the date on which Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Death Row Records, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 1/8/02, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Major Fraud Section of the US Atty's Ofc before June 30, 2001, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum resigned her appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which she was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/2002MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Death Row Records, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 1/8/02, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Organized Crime Section of the US Atty's Ofc before 9/29/00, the date on which Magistrate Judge Stephen G. Larson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/08/200210 MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Death Row Records, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 1/8/02, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before April 20, 1999, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jeffrey W. Johnson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vc) (Entered: 01/09/2002)
01/14/200211 MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum as to Death Row Records : Reassigning case to Judge Margaret M. Morrow . Death Row Records (1) count(s) 1 arraigned and states true name Marian Knight Sr. as represent. Retained Attorney David Z Chesnoff present. First appearance of Death Row Records entered. Plea and trial setting set for 3:00 p.m., on 1/14/02 for Death Row Records Tape No.: 02-02 (ca) (Entered: 01/18/2002)
01/14/200212 STATEMENT OF DEFENDANT'S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed as to Death Row Records. (ca) (Entered: 01/18/2002)
01/14/200213 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE of Attorney for Death Row Records by Attorney David Chesnoff (ca) (Entered: 01/18/2002)
01/14/200214 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS - COURT ORDER held before Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : The court on its own motion, hereby continues the arraignment. Plea and trial setting set for 1:30 p.m., on 2/4/02 for Death Row Records C/R: n/a (ca) (Entered: 01/18/2002)
01/29/200215 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : Continuing as to Death Row Records. Plea and trial setting set for 2/4/02 has been continue to 1:30 p.m., on 2/11/02 for Death Records (ca) (Entered: 02/01/2002)
02/11/200216 MINUTES OF ARRAIGNMENT ON A SINGLE COUNT INFORMATION HEARING held before Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : Plea of guilty entered by Death Row Records (1) count(s) 1. The Court questions the defendant regarding plea of guilty and finds it knowledgeable and voluntary and orders the plea accepted and entered. The Court refers Death Row Records to the Probation Office for investigation and report. Sentencing hearing set for 1:30 p.m., on 4/22/02 for Death Row Records. Waiver of Indictment filed. Counsel are ordered to comply with Rule 32(b)(6)(B) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. The Court will not consider any position papers filed after their due dates. C/R: David Salyer (ca) (Entered: 02/19/2002)
02/11/200217 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT filed as to Death Row Records. Approved by Judge Margaret M. Morrow. (ca) (Entered: 02/19/2002)
04/01/200218 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records: Sentencing resched for 1:30 pm, 6/10/02. Dft shall comply w/obligations to file initial rtns for 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, & 2000 fiscal tax yrs nlt 4/22/02. Ptys' position papers must be fld on or bef 6/3/02. Any responses thereto shall be fld on or bef 6/10/02. (sb) (Entered: 04/03/2002)
05/14/200219 NOTICE OF UNDER SEAL FILING by USA as to Death Row Records Re: position w/respect to sentencing factors (first position) (ca) (Entered: 05/17/2002)
06/03/200221 NOTICE OF IN CAMERA FILING by Death Row Records Re: dft's position with respect to sentencing factors. (ej) (Entered: 06/06/2002)
06/19/200223 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records: Sentence hearing cont to 1:30pm on 9/23/02. (ej) (Entered: 06/21/2002)
07/26/200224 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records: IT IS ORDERED that the Clk's Office is hereby authorized and directed to accept pre-payment of the proposed fine and anticipated special assessment in the form of two Cashier's Checks drawn from the Founders Bank of Commerce, check number 6044 in the amount of $100,000.00 and check number 6043 in the amount of $125.00, and to hold such prepayment in an appropriate interest-bearing account pending Dft Death Row Records Inc.'s sentencing. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that in the event that this Honerable Court should reject the plea agreement in this case or permit the Dft to withdraw said plea, the monies will be returned to Dft Death Row Records, Inc. (roz) (Entered: 07/29/2002)
08/28/2002  BOND REMARK: Opened M/M acct w/US bank for $100,125.00 as to Death Row Records (es) (Entered: 09/23/2002)
09/23/200225MINUTES OF SENTENCING held before Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records (1) count(s) 1. S/A $125. Fine $100,000. The dft shall comply with General Order No. 01-05. Probation on Count 1 of the Information for a term of 5 years under the T/C of the USPO & GO 318. Court advises Death Row Records of right to appeal. Death Row Records waives right to appeal C/R: David Salyer (roz) (Entered: 10/02/2002)
10/23/200226JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT issued to U.S. Marshal for Death Row Records. Approved by Judge Margaret M. Morrow. Entered on: 10/30/02. (roz) (Entered: 10/30/2002)
11/12/2002  BOND REMARK: filed as to Death Row Records. Applied principal to $125 special assessment fee and $100,000 to fine per J&C ord dtd 9/23/02. EN (ej) (Entered: 01/07/2003)
11/26/200227 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records: The time within which dft shall submit a corporate compliance program for the crt's review is extended to 12/4/02. (ej) (Entered: 12/03/2002)
12/10/200228 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records: extending time within which Death Row Records shall submit a corporate compliance program for the Crt's review till 12/13/02. (roz) (Entered: 12/13/2002)
01/02/200329 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : The Court, now orders, purs to 18:3536(b), that the CCP shall be made a condition of the term of probation imposed upon dft on 9/23/02. (dmap) (Entered: 01/06/2003)
12/29/200330 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Death Row Records Preliminary Revocation of Supervised Release hearing set for 3:00pm on 2/2/04. (roz) (Entered: 12/31/2003)
01/07/200431 PROBATION FORM 12 filed as to Death Row Records Approved by Judge Margaret M. Morrow. PRAYING THAT THE COURT WILL ORDER Death Row Records, Inc., 2121 Avenue of the Stars, 18th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067 cited into Court on 2/2/04, at 3pm., to show cause why the supervision order, heretofore entered, should not be revoked. (roz) (Entered: 01/09/2004)
01/07/2004  CITATION TO APPEAR on Petition for Revocation of Supervised Release issued as to Death Row Records on 1/2/04 at 3:00pm. (roz) (Entered: 01/09/2004)
02/02/200432 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : It is hereby ordered that the preliminary of revocation hearing scheduled for 2/2/04 at 1:30 p.m. is vacated and reset to 2/9/04 at 3:00 p.m. for Death Row Records (vc) (Entered: 02/10/2004)
02/09/200433MINUTES OF PROBATION REVOCATION HEARING held before Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records ; The hearing regarding revocation is continued to 3/8/04 at 3:00 p.m. for Death Row Records C/R: Salyer (vc) (Entered: 02/10/2004)
03/08/200435MINUTES OF CONTINUED PRELIMINARY REVOCATION HEARING held before Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : ; probation revocation hearing is continued to 4/29/04 at 3:00 p.m. C/R: Salyer (vc) (Entered: 04/22/2004)
04/08/200434STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : It is hereby ordered that the 3/29/04, hearing related to the revocation probation be vacated and reset to 4/26/04 at 3:00 p.m. for Death Row Records (vc) (Entered: 04/09/2004)
05/03/200436 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records : Probation revocation hearing date be vacated and reset to the 10th day of May at the hour of 3:00 p.m. (vc) (Entered: 05/06/2004)
05/10/200437STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Margaret M. Morrow as to Death Row Records: Approving First Amended Corporate Compliance Program as Term of Probation . (roz) (Entered: 05/13/2004)