CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Virginia - (Alexandria)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:01-cr-00119-CMH-2


Case title: USA v. Kim, et al

Date Filed: 03/29/2001
Date Terminated: 05/31/2001

Assigned to: District Judge Claude M. Hilton

Defendant (2)
Far East Trading Company, Inc.
TERMINATED: 05/31/2001
also known as
"FETCO, Inc."
TERMINATED: 05/31/2001
represented byBruce M Blanchard
Odin Feldman & Pittleman PC
9302 Lee Highway
Suite 1100
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 218-2100
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
(22:2778B.F) 22:2778, 18:2(b) Exporting and Causing the Export of Defense Articles without a License (CT.1 09/04/98)
(1)
$50,000 fine; $400 assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMichael Rich
United States Attorney's Office
2100 Jamieson Ave
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703)299-3700
Email: mike.rich@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
03/29/2001INDICTMENT as to Howard Kim (1) count(s) 1, Far East Trading Company, Inc. (2) count(s) 1 (jcup) (Entered: 03/29/2001)
03/29/2001  Arraignment set for 9:00 4/9/01 for Howard Kim, for Far East Trading Co (jcup) (Entered: 03/29/2001)
03/29/2001  SUMMONS(ES) issued set for 9:00 4/9/01 for Howard Kim, for Far East Trading Co (jcup) Modified on 04/02/2001 (Entered: 03/29/2001)
04/09/2001  Initial appearance as to Howard Kim, Far East Trading Co held (psid) (Entered: 04/09/2001)
04/09/2001  Arraignment as to Howard Kim, Far East Trading Co held before Judge Claude M. Hilton. Dft WFA, PNG and demanded a jury trial. 20 days to file motions. Motion Hearing set for 9:00 6/1/01 for Howard Kim, for Far East Trading Co. Jury Trial set for 10:00 6/12/01 for Howard Kim, for Far East Trading Co ; ( Reporter: Thomson) USA appeared through: Michael Rich Dft(s) appeared w/counsel Bruce Blanchard. All exhibits to be filed 5 days prior to trial. Dft Kim placed on PR bond w/cond. report to PTS as directed. (psid) (Entered: 04/09/2001)
04/26/2001SUMMONS Returned Executed as to Far East Trading Co Executed on 04/03/01 (jcup) (Entered: 04/26/2001)
05/25/2001SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Far East Trading Company, Inc. (jcup) (Entered: 05/25/2001)
05/31/2001  Change of Plea Hearing as to Far East Trading Co held before Judge Claude M. Hilton ( Reporter: Linnell) USA appeared through: Mike Rich Dft(s) appeared w/counsel Bruce Blanchard. Dft w/d NG plea and PG to the Indictment. Plea Accepted. US' motion to dismiss Indictment as to Howard Kim - granted, Order entered in open court. Counsel and dft waive PSIR and request immediate sentencing - granted. $50,000 fine and $400 special assessment imposed. Fine due and payable immediately, but to be paid within 1 year. (psid) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/31/2001Plea Agreement as to Far East Trading Co (psid) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/31/2001STATEMENT OF FACTS as to Far East Trading Co (psid) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/31/2001  PLEA entered by Far East Trading Co . Court accepts plea. by Far East Trading Co Guilty: Far East Trading Co (2) count(s) 1 (psid) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/31/2001  Sentencing held before Judge Claude M. Hilton () Far East Trading Co (2) count(s) 1 (See Change of Plea Hearing) (psid) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/31/2001JOINT MOTION by Far East Trading Co, USA to waive PSIR and for immediate sentencing (psid) (Entered: 06/05/2001)
06/01/200110 JUDGMENT Far East Trading Co (2) count(s) 1. $50,000 fine; $400 assessment ( Signed by Judge Claude M. Hilton ) (psid) (Entered: 06/05/2001)
06/01/2001  CASE assigned to Judge Claude M. Hilton (psid) (Entered: 06/05/2001)