U.S. District Court
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:03-cr-00503-RJL-2


Case title: USA v. KOVACS et al

Date Filed: 11/13/2003

Assigned to: Judge Richard J. Leon

Defendant (2)
ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC represented byJon W. Norris
503 D Street, NW
Suite 250
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 371-0300
Email: jonnorrislaw@gmail.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: CJA Appointment

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371; 2 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; Conspiracy to Commit Offense Against United States; Aiding and Abetting.
(1)
50:1701-1705, 15, Code of Federal Regulations 736.2(b)(5), 744.3, 764.2(a)(b),(e), 764.3(b); 18:2 PENALTIES, VIOLATES ANY LICENSE OR ORDER; International Emergency Economic Powers Act; Export Administration Regulations; Aiding and Abetting.
(2)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJay I. Bratt
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
Judiciary Center Building
555 Fourth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 353-3602
Fax: (202) 307-6059
Email: jay.bratt@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Wendy Leigh Wysong
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
Judiciary Center Building
555 Fourth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 514-6944
Fax: (202) 307-6059
Email: wendy.l.wysong@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 12/23/2004
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/13/2003INDICTMENT as to WILLIAM KOVACS (1) count(s) 1, 2, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (2) count(s) 1, 2. (erd) (Entered: 11/19/2003)
12/17/2003  Set/Reset Hearings as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC : Status Conference set for 2/6/2004 02:30 PM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (zwhb) (Entered: 12/17/2003)
12/17/2003  Minute Entryfor proceedings held before Richard J. Leon:as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC., held on 12/17/2003. Speedy Trial Excludable from 2/4/04 for both defendants. Praecipe entering the appearance of Jon Norris as counsel for defendant. Defendant Kavacs to remain on personal recognizance. Status Conference set for 2/6/2004 02:30 PM before Judge Judge Richard J. Leon. (Defendant Continued on PR Bond)(Court Reporter Patty Gels.) (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/06/2004)
12/17/2003NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Jon W. Norris appearing for WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC.,. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/06/2004)
02/25/2004  Set/Reset Hearings as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC : Motion Hearing set for 5/28/2004 10:30 AM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 02/25/2004)
05/27/2004  Set/Reset Hearings as to ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC : Plea Agreement Hearing set for 5/28/2004 10:30 AM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 05/27/2004)
05/28/2004  NOTICE OF HEARING as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC Status Conference set for 7/12/2004 04:00 PM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 05/28/2004)
05/28/2004  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon :Arraignment as to ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (2) Count 1,2 held on 5/28/2004, Plea entered to Count 1 by ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (2). Defendant's probation report deferred. Joint oral motion to seal the proceedings, granted. Status Conference set for 7/12/2004 04:00 PM before Judge Richard J. Leon. (Court Reporter Patty Gels) (zerd) (Entered: 06/03/2004)
05/28/200411 PLEA AGREEMENT as to ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (zerd) (Entered: 06/03/2004)
05/28/200412 FACTUAL PROFFER by USA as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (zerd) (Entered: 06/03/2004)
05/28/200414 WAIVER of Right to Trial by Jury by ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC.; approved by Judge Leon (zerd) (Entered: 06/03/2004)
07/08/200416 MOTION to waive defendant's appearance at status hearing by ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. "Leave to file granted by Judge Leon" (erd) (Entered: 07/21/2004)
07/12/2004  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon :Status Conference as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC held on 7/12/2004. Defendant's appearence waived for this hearing. Defendant remain on PR. Sentencing set for 10/22/2004 11:00 AM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. Case referred to Probation office.(Court Reporter Patty Gels.) (whb) (Entered: 07/12/2004)
10/01/200417  MOTION to continue sentencing and to convert sentencing date to status date by WILLIAM KOVACS and ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 10/26/2004)
10/07/200418 ORDER granting 17 motion to continue sentencing date and to convert sentencing date into a status date as to WILLIAM KOVACS (1), ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (2).Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 10/6/04. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 10/27/2004)
10/13/200419 ORDER as to ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC.: directing counsel for the defendant and the U.S.A. to execute the receipt and acknowledgment of presentence investigation form within five days of the date of this Order. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 10/10/04. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 10/27/2004)
10/21/200420  MOTION to Waive Defendant's Appearance at Status Hearing by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (zhsj, ) (Entered: 11/18/2004)
10/22/2004  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon : Case called for Sentence,Status Conference as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC held on 10/22/2004. Wendy Wysong-AUSA, Jon Norris-Defendants. Sentencing Re-set for 12/6/2004 04:00 PM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. Defendants sentence memo due 11/29/04(Court Reporter Patty Gels.) (whb) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
11/30/200421  MOTION to continue sentencing and to convert sentencing date to status date by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 01/10/2005)
12/01/200422 Memorandum in Opposition by USA as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC re 21 MOTION to continue sentencing and motion for extension of time to file sentencing memorandum. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 01/24/2005)
12/03/200423 REPLY TO U.S.A.'s OPPOSITION of continuing sentencing, converting sentencing date to status date and to enlarging the time to file sentencing memorandum by WILLIAM KOVACS and ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC.; attachment. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 01/24/2005)
12/03/200424 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 01/25/2005)
12/06/2004  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon : Case called for sentence, Status Conference as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC held on 12/6/2004. Wendy Wysong-AUSA, Jon Norris/Barry Boss-Defendants. Sentencing set for 1/7/2005 03:00 PM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. Defendant Remain on P.R.(Court Reporter Patty Gels.) (whb) (Entered: 12/07/2004)
12/06/200426 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 01/25/2005)
12/23/200427 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for Jay I. Bratt appearing for USA. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 02/07/2005)
12/23/2004  Attorney update in case as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. Attorney Wendy Leigh Wysong terminated. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 02/07/2005)
12/23/200428  MOTION to continue sentencing by WILLIAM KOVACS, USA, and ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 02/07/2005)
12/28/200429 SUPPLEMENT TO 28 MOTION TO CONTINUE SENTENCING BY WILLIAM KOVACS, USA, and ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (zmlp, ) (Entered: 02/07/2005)
01/03/2005  Notice of Hearings as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC: Status Conference set for 3/4/2005 10:30 AM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 01/03/2005)
01/03/200530 ORDER granting 28 Motion to Continue as to WILLIAM KOVACS (1), ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (2); vacating the 12/31/04 deadline for submitting sentence memorandum; vacating the 1/7/05 sentencing date; setting status conference for 3/4/05 at 10:30 a.m.Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 12/28/04. (jeb, ) (Entered: 02/18/2005)
03/04/2005  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon :Status Conference as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC held on 3/4/2005. Government's oral motion to UNSEALED this case-GRANTED. Status Conference set for 6/21/2005 04:45 PM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. DEFENDANTS' APPEARENCE WERE WAIVED FOR THIS HEARING(Court Reporter Patty Gels.) (whb) (Entered: 03/04/2005)
03/04/2005   Case unsealed as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (zerd) (Entered: 05/04/2005)
06/17/200532 MOTION (unopposed) to wiave defendant's appearance at status hearing by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(erd) (Entered: 06/20/2005)
06/21/2005  Minute ORDER granting, re : 32 MOTION (unopposed) to wiave defendant's appearance at status hearing by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 6/20/05. (whb) (Entered: 06/21/2005)
06/21/2005  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon :Status Conference as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC held on 6/21/2005. Defendants appearence waived for this hearing. Status Conference set for 8/25/2005 01:45 PM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (Court Reporter Patty Gels.) (whb) (Entered: 06/22/2005)
08/24/200533 ORDER: Upon defendant's motion to continue status hearing as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC; it is hereby ORDERED that the status hearing originally set for 08/25/2005 is continued to 9/22/2005 02:30 PM in Courtroom 2 before Judge Richard J. Leon. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 08/24/05. (tb, ) (Entered: 08/25/2005)
08/29/2005  Notice of Rescheduled Hearings as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC: Status Conference set for 8/25/05 is Rescheduled to 9/22/2005 02:30 PM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 08/29/2005)
09/09/200534 MOTION IS NOT SEALED.....Unopposed MOTION for Order release of lien and secured bond by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (Norris, Jon) Modified on 9/13/2005 (erd). (Entered: 09/09/2005)
09/15/200535 ORDER granting 34 Motion for Release of Lien and $50,000 secured bond as to ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (2).Signed by Richard J. Leon on 9/14/05. (whb) (Entered: 09/15/2005)
09/19/200536 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to Appear Waive Status Appearance Attorney: Jon W. Norris. by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (Norris, Jon) (Entered: 09/19/2005)
11/28/200537 Joint MOTION to Continue Sentencing by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (Norris, Jon) (Entered: 11/28/2005)
12/02/2005  MINUTE ORDER as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC granting 37 Joint MOTION to Continue Sentencing. It is further ORDERED that the Sentencing is set for 2/1/2006 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom 7 before Judge Richard J. Leon. Sentencing Memorandum is due by 1/25/06. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 12/2/05. (lcrjl1) (Entered: 12/02/2005)
01/20/2006  Notice of Rescheduled Hearings as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC: Sentencing set for 2/1/06 is Rescheduled to 2/9/2006 11:00 AM in Courtroom 14 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 01/20/2006)
02/07/200638 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Sentencing Date by USA as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Bratt, Jay) (Entered: 02/07/2006)
02/07/2006  MINUTE ORDER granting 38 Motion to Continue Sentencing as to WILLIAM KOVACS and ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. It is further ORDERED that the sentencing is rescheduled for March 17, 2006 at 3:00pm in Courtroom #14. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 2/7/06. (lcrjl1) (Entered: 02/07/2006)
02/07/2006  Notice of Hearings as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC: Sentencing set for 3/17/2006 03:00 PM in Courtroom 14 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 02/07/2006)
03/08/200639 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Sentencing by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (Norris, Jon) (Entered: 03/08/2006)
03/14/2006  MINUTE ORDER granting 39 Motion to Continue Sentencing and to Enlarge the Time to File Sentencing Memorandum as to WILLIAM KOVACS and ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. The time and date of the sentencing will be determined at a later date. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 3/14/06. (lcrjl1) (Entered: 03/14/2006)
03/15/2006  Notice of Rescheduled Hearings as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC: Sentencing set for 3/17/06 is Rescheduled to 7/21/2006 10:30 AM in Courtroom 14 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (whb) (Entered: 03/15/2006)
07/19/200640 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Sentencing and to Enlarge the time to File additional Sentencing Memorandum by WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (Norris, Jon) Modified on 7/20/2006 (hsj, ). (Entered: 07/19/2006)
07/19/2006  MINUTE ORDER granting 40 Motion to Continue Sentencing and to Enlarge the Time to File Additional Sentencing Memorandum as to WILLIAM KOVACS and ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. It is further Ordered that any supplemental sentencing memorandum by September 27, 2006. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 7/18/06. (lcrjl1) (Entered: 07/19/2006)
07/19/2006  Sentencing set for 10/4/2006 10:30 AM in Courtroom 14 before Judge Richard J. Leon. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 7/18/06. (lcrjl1) (Entered: 07/19/2006)
07/19/2006  NOTICE OF CORRECTED DOCKET ENTRY: DOCUMENT #40 as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC was Modified to add correct name of document and counsel was instructed not to refile said pleading. (hsj, ) (Entered: 07/20/2006)
10/01/200641 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC (Bratt, Jay) (Entered: 10/01/2006)
10/03/200644 NOTICE of Filing of Government's Reply to Defendant Kovacs' Sentencing Memorandum by USA as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC re 42 Sentencing Memorandum (Bratt, Jay) (Entered: 10/03/2006)
10/04/200648 Receipt and Acknowledgment of Presentence Investigation Report by ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (hsj, ) (Entered: 10/05/2006)
10/04/200649 Receipt and Acknowledgment of Presentence Investigation Report by USA as to ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC. (hsj, ) (Entered: 10/05/2006)
11/09/2006  *** Motions administratively terminated as to WILLIAM KOVACS, ELATEC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INC: 32 MOTION, 20 MOTION for Waiver, 36 MOTION for Leave to Appear, 37 MOTION to Continue, 16 MOTION to waive defendant's appearance at status hearing, 21 MOTION to Continue. (lcrjl1) (Entered: 11/09/2006)