CLOSED, MAP, SL DOC

U.S. District Court
Middle District of Florida (Tampa)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 8:00-cr-00253-JDW-1


Case title: USA v. Electromechanical

Date Filed: 07/17/2000
Date Terminated: 11/09/2000

Assigned to: Judge James D. Whittemore

Defendant (1)
Electromechanical Systems, Inc.
TERMINATED: 11/09/2000
represented byMorris Weinberg , Jr.
Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP
Suite 1200
101 E Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602
813/221-1010
Fax: 813/223-7961
Email: sweinberg@zuckerman.com
TERMINATED: 11/09/2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

W. Neil Eggleston
Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White, LLP
1299 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20004-2402
202/783-0800
TERMINATED: 11/09/2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1516.F INFLUENCE/OBSTRUCT/IMPEDE/FEDERAL AUDIT > $100,000
(1)
Probation: 60 months; Fine: $500,000 to be paid within 2 weeks; Restitution: $7.5 million to be paid to the Registry of the Court; Special Assessment: $200.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byErnest F. Peluso
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
2008 E 8th Ave
PO Box 3371
Tampa, FL 33605
813-247-8928
Fax: 813-247-0941
Email: tpeluso@hcso.tampa.fl.us
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
07/17/20001INFORMATION as to Electromechanical Systems, Inc. (1) count(s) 1 (bls) (Entered: 07/18/2000)
07/17/2000  MAGISTRATE JUDGE CASE ASSIGNMENT Magistrate assigned: Mark A. Pizzo (bls) (Entered: 07/18/2000)
07/17/20002WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Electromechanical Systems, Inc. (bls) (Entered: 07/18/2000)
07/17/20003PLEA AGREEMENT as to Electromechanical Systems, Inc. (bls) (Entered: 07/18/2000)
08/03/20004CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Mark A. Pizzo guilty plea proffered as to Electromechanical (1) count(s) 1 Court Reporter: Christina Walsh, Montana Reporting. Tape 161/120-1298 (cdm) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/20005EXHIBIT LIST, guilty plea hearing, by Electromechanical (cdm) Modified on 08/07/2000 (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/20006CONSENT to court's inspection of PSI report prior to plea of guilty or finding of guilt by Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/20007NOTICE regarding plea of guilty furnished to Counsel as to Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/20008REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION concerning plea of guilty as to Electromechanical. Objections due by 8/23/00 ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Mark A. Pizzo ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/20009ORDER as to Electromechanical re: plea agreement. Clerk is directed to receive and deposit in the Court's registry the defendant's check for $7,500,000.00 ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Mark A. Pizzo ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/200010RECEIPT of check from Electromechanical in the amount of $7,500,000.00, receipt number T005594, tax id 59-157-4736. (cdm) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
08/03/200011NOTIFICATION of placement of 1 folder of change of plea hearing exhibits as to Electromechanical Systems, Inc. into the Exhibits Room on 08/03/00. (sak) (Entered: 08/08/2000)
08/23/200012ACCEPTANCE OF PLEA of guilty and adjudication of guilt as to Electromechanical (1) count(s) 1 Sentencing set for 1:30 11/6/00 for Electromechanical Scheduled for Judge James D. Whittemore ( Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 08/24/2000)
10/12/200013UNOPPOSED MOTION with memorandum in support by Electromechanical (unopposed) to continue sentencing to 12/15/00 (cdm) (Entered: 10/13/2000)
10/16/200014ORDER as to Electromechanical denying [13-1] unopposed motion to continue sentencing to 12/15/00 as to Electromechanical (1) (Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 10/17/2000)
10/19/200015ORDER denying [13-1] unopposed motion to continue sentencing ( Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 10/20/2000)
10/27/200016MOTION by Electromechanical to continue sentencing date to permit adequate time to prepare (cdm) (Entered: 10/30/2000)
10/31/200017SENTENCING MEMORANDUM and preliminary request for judicial procedural determination by USA as to Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 10/31/2000)
10/31/200018RESPONSE to [17-1] sentencing memorandum by Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 11/02/2000)
11/02/200019MOTION with memorandum in support by Electromechanical regarding the maximum fine that can be imposed in connection with the defendant's guilty plea (cdm) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
11/03/200020SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM to [18-1] response to government's notice of sentencing issues as to Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 11/06/2000)
11/07/2000  SEALED DOCUMENT S- 1 (cdm) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000  SEALED DOCUMENT S- 2 (cdm) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000  SEALED DOCUMENT S- 3 (cdm) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/08/200021MOTION by USA to escrow restitution proceeds as to Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/08/200022ORDER granting [21-1] motion to escrow restitution proceeds as to Electromechanical (1). See order for specific details ( Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/09/200023MINUTE ENTRY/sentencing as to Electromechanical held on 11/6/00 before Judge James D. Whittemore Court Reporter: Kathleen Walden (cdm) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/09/2000  ORAL MOTION in open court by USA as to Electromechanical for adjournment (cdm) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/09/2000  ORAL ORDER denying as moot [0-0] oral motion for adjournment as to Electromechanical (1) ( by Judge James D. Whittemore ) (cdm) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/09/200024SENTENCING held on 11/6/00 before Judge James D. Whittemore as to Electromechanical (1) count(s) 1. Probation: 60 months; Fine: $500,000 to be paid within 2 weeks; Restitution: $7.5 million to be paid to the Registry of the Court; Special Assessment: $200.00 Court Reporter: Kathleen Walden (cdm) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/09/200025JUDGMENT as to Electromechanical ( Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 11/13/2000)
11/14/200026COURT'S EXHIBIT LIST as to Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 11/15/2000)
11/14/200027NOTICE OF HEARING: set continuation of sentencing for 11:00 12/14/00 for Electromechanical scheduled for Judge James D. Whittemore ( Signed by Deputy Clerk ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 11/15/2000)
11/14/200028NOTIFICATION of placement of 1 folder of Court's sentencing exhibits as to Electromechanical in the Exhibits Room on 11/14/00. (sak) (Entered: 11/16/2000)
12/15/200029CONTINUED SENTENCING hearing held on 12/14/00 before Judge James D. Whittemore Court Reporter: Kathleen Walden. See minutes for specific conditions of probation which are to be completed within 5 years. (cdm) (Entered: 12/18/2000)
01/19/200130MEMORANDUM from the court re: special conditions of probation as to Electromechanical (cdm) (Entered: 01/22/2001)
01/29/200131RESPONSE by Electromechanical in opposition and requested modifications to [30-1] court's final draft special conditions of probation (cdm) (Entered: 01/30/2001)
02/15/200132ORDER as to Electromechanical denying [31-1] objections and requested modifications to the final draft special conditions of probation, except to the extent that the second special condition is modified to extend the time restraints to coincide with this order and to clarify the court's intention to require compliance with cost and pricing certifications with respect to any governmental contractual obligations of the defendant ( Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 02/16/2001)
02/15/200133AMENDED JUDGMENT: as to Electromechanical ( Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore ) ctc (cdm) (Entered: 02/16/2001)
10/24/200134MOTION by USA for the transfer of the funds held in the registry of this court n case no 96-966-Civ-T-24A as to Electromechanical (jlh) (Entered: 10/24/2001)
11/07/200135ORDER granting [34-1] motion for the transfer of the funds held in the registry of this court in case no 96-966-Civ-T-24A as to Electromechanical as to Electromechanical (1) in the amount of $7.5 million, together with any accrued interest ( Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore ) ctc (jlh) Modified on 11/13/2001 (Entered: 11/08/2001)
04/16/2002  EXHIBIT letter mailed to counsel for Electromechanical pursuant to Local Rule 5.04 (jlh) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
06/21/200236 CLERK'S certificate of destruction of defendants exhibits and/or exhibit substitutes as to Electromechanical (jlh) (Entered: 06/21/2002)
08/11/200537 MOTION for Satisfaction of judgment and Incorporated Certificate of Service by United States of America as to Electromechanical Systems, Inc.. (Peluso, Ernest) Modified on 8/12/2005 (wlb) *NOTE* THIS PLEADING TERMED DUE TO INCORRECT FILING, SHOULD NOT BE FILED AS A MOTION, SAFISFACTION OF JUDGMENT ONLY. COUNSEL TO RE-FILE PLEADING. (Entered: 08/11/2005)
08/12/200538SATISFACTION of Judgment as to Electromechanical Systems, Inc.. (Peluso, Ernest) (Entered: 08/12/2005)