CLOSED, TGW

U.S. District Court
Middle District of Florida (Tampa)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 8:01-cr-00281-SDM-1


Case title: USA v. Eck MD, Inc.

Date Filed: 07/30/2001
Date Terminated: 12/07/2001

Assigned to: Judge Steven D. Merryday

Defendant (1)
Eck MD, Inc.
TERMINATED: 12/10/2001
represented byRichard W. Beckler
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
801 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
202/662-0200
TERMINATED: 12/10/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:287.F FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS
(1-2)
fine: $1,700,000; restitution to medicaid pursuant to the terms of the plea agreement in 8:95-cv-2030-T-17; $1,600 special assessment
21:841A=CD.F CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - SELL, DISTRIBUTE, OR DISPENSE
(3-4)
fine: $1,700,000; restitution to medicaid pursuant to the terms of the plea agreement in 8:95-cv-2030-T-17; $1,600 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byDennis I. Moore
U.S. Attorney's Office
Middle District of Florida
400 N. Tampa St., Suite 3200
Tampa, FL 33602
813/274-6000
Fax: 813/274-6103
Email: dennis.moore@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
07/30/20011INFORMATION as to Eck MD, Inc. (1) count(s) 1-2, 3-4 (plk) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
07/30/2001  MAGISTRATE JUDGE CASE ASSIGNMENT Magistrate assigned: Thomas G. Wilson (plk) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
07/30/20012WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Eck MD, Inc. (plk) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
07/30/20013PLEA AGREEMENT as to Eck MD, Inc. (plk) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
08/01/20014NOTICE OF HEARING: set initial appearance for 2:30 8/20/01 for Eck MD, Inc. scheduled for Magistrate Judge Thomas G. Wilson , set change of plea hearing for 2:30 8/20/01 for Eck MD, Inc. scheduled for Magistrate Judge Thomas G. Wilson ( Signed by Deputy Clerk ) ctc (jlh) (Entered: 08/02/2001)
08/20/2001  ARREST of Eck MD, Inc. (wlb) (Entered: 08/21/2001)
08/20/20015INITIAL APPEARANCE held on 8/20/01 before Magistrate Judge Thomas G. Wilson as to Eck MD, Inc. Court Reporter: Bernadette Williams (Montana Reporting) Tape: 136/2642-137/912 Defendant(s) informed of rights. (wlb) (Entered: 08/21/2001)
08/20/2001CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Thomas G. Wilson, guilty plea proffered as to Eck MD, Inc. (1) count(s) 1-2, 3-4 Court Reporter: Bernadette Williams (Montana Reporting) Tape 136/2642-137/912 (wlb) (Entered: 08/21/2001)
08/20/20016NOTICE regarding plea of guilty furnished to Counsel as to Eck MD, Inc. (wlb) (Entered: 08/21/2001)
08/20/20017CONSENT to court's inspection of PSI report prior to plea of guilty or finding of guilt by Eck MD, Inc. (wlb) (Entered: 08/21/2001)
08/20/20018REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION concerning plea of guilty as to Eck MD, Inc. Recommended that the plea of guilty be accepted and that the defendant be adjudged guilty and have sentence imposed accordingly. Objections due by 9/7/01 for Eck MD, Inc. ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Thomas G. Wilson ) ctc (wlb) (Entered: 08/21/2001)
08/23/20019Unanimous written consent of directors in support of plea agreement of defendant, by Eck MD, Inc. (wlb) (Entered: 08/23/2001)
09/13/200110ACCEPTANCE OF PLEA of guilty and adjudication of guilt as to Eck MD, Inc.(1) count(s) 1-2, 3-4; Sentencing set for 8:30 12/7/01 for Eck MD, Inc. Scheduled for Judge Steven D. Merryday Signed by Judge Steven D. Merryday ) ctc (rjc) (Entered: 09/13/2001)
12/07/200111SENTENCING held on 12/7/01 before Judge Steven D. Merryday, as to Eck MD, Inc. (1) count(s) 1-2,3-4: fine: $1,700,000; restitution to Medicaid pursuant to the terms of the plea agreement in 8:95-cv-2030-T-17; $1,600 special assessment ; Court Reporter: Carol Jacobs. (eec) Modified on 12/12/2001 (Entered: 12/11/2001)
12/10/200112JUDGMENT as to Eck MD, Inc. ( Signed by Judge Steven D. Merryday ) ctc (jnb) (Entered: 12/12/2001)
12/21/200113AMENDED JUDGMENT: as to Eck MD, Inc. Amended due to wrong code section for Counts One and Two under Title and Section. (Signed by Judge Steven D. Merryday) ctc (rm) (Entered: 12/26/2001)
03/05/200214 SATISFACTION of Judgment as to Eck MD, Inc. (jlg) (Entered: 03/05/2002)