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U.S. District Court
United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (New Haven)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:10-cr-00069-AWT All Defendants


Case title: USA v. First Funding Corp II

Date Filed: 03/23/2010
Date Terminated: 08/05/2010

Assigned to: Judge Alvin W. Thompson

Defendant (1)
First Funding Corp II
TERMINATED: 08/05/2010
represented byChristopher M Ferguson
Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP
7 World Trade Center
New York, NY 10007
212-808-8100
Email: eferguson@kflaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Sharon L. McCarthy
Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP
7 World Trade Center
New York, NY 10007
212-808-8100
Fax: 212-808-8108
Email: smccarthy@kflaw.com
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
FRAUD AND FALSE STATEMENTS - Aiding and Assisting in the Preparation of a False Tax Return
(1)
Defendant shall be placed on Probation for a total term of two years. Special Assessment of $400.00, which was paid on 8/4/10 (Receipt #H031540). Fine of $148,000.00, which was paid on 8/4/10 (Receipt #H031541). Restitution of $436,284.34, which was paid directly to the Internal Revenue Service.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byAnastasia Enos King
U.S. Attorney's Office-NH
157 Church St., 23rd floor
New Haven, CT 06510
203-821-3700
Fax: 203-773-5373
Email: Anastasia.King@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Anthony E. Kaplan
U.S. Attorney's Office-NH
157 Church St., 23rd floor
New Haven, CT 06510
203-821-3700
Email: Anthony.Kaplan@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Calvin B. Kurimai
U.S. Attorney's Office-NH
157 Church St., 23rd floor
New Haven, CT 06510
203-821-3700
Fax: 203-773-5373
Email: cal.kurimai@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Nora R. Dannehy
U.S. Attorney's Office-HFD
450 Main St. Room 328
Hartford, CT 06103
860-947-1101
Fax: 860-240-3291
TERMINATED: 12/27/2010
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
03/23/20101INFORMATION as to First Funding Corp II (1) count(s) 1. (Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/23/20102WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by First Funding Corp II (Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/23/20103Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alvin W. Thompson:Waiver/Plea Hearing as to First Funding Corp II held on 3/23/2010, Plea entered by First Funding Corp II (1) Guilty Count 1. by First Funding Corp II Total Time: 1 hours(Court Reporter: Corinna Thompson.)(Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/23/20104PLEA AGREEMENT as to First Funding Corp II (Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/23/20105Petition to Enter Plea of Guilty as to First Funding Corp II ( approved by Judge Alvin W. Thompson) (Ferguson, L.) Modified on 3/25/2010 to edit text to reflect approval of Petition (Ferguson, L.). (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/23/20107ELECTRONIC FILING ORDER as to First Funding Corp II - PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH COURTESY COPY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS ORDER. Signed by Judge Alvin W. Thompson on 3/23/10. (Attachments: # 1 Notice) (Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/24/20106ORDER OF REFERRAL TO PROBATION FOR PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION AND REPORT as to First Funding Corp II. Signed by Judge Alvin W. Thompson on 3/24/10. (Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/25/2010  NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR as to First Funding Corp II: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL WILL RECEIVE. ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. Sentencing set for 6/11/2010 at 04:30 PM in the South Courtroom, 450 Main Street, Hartford, CT before Judge Alvin W. Thompson. Remember, the special assessment must be paid by the date of the sentencing. (Smith, S.) (Entered: 03/25/2010)
04/13/20108TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings as to First Funding Corp II held on March 23, 2010 before Judge Alvin W. Thompson. Court Reporter: Corinna Thompson. Type of Hearing: Waiver of Indictment /Guilty Plea to Information. NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the Court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. If no such Notice is filed, the transcript will be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 calendar days. The policy is located on our website at www.ctd.uscourts.gov. Redaction Request due 5/4/2010. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 5/14/2010. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 7/12/2010. (Thompson, C.) (Entered: 04/13/2010)
05/06/20109 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Attorneys: Sharon L. McCarthy and Christopher M. Ferguson. Filing Fee $25 each. Receipt Number H030838 and H030875, by First Funding Corp II. (Attachments: # 3 Affidavit of Service) (Ferguson, L.). Modified on 5/11/2010 to include second receipt number(Ferguson, L.). (Entered: 05/07/2010)
05/07/201010Docket Entry Correction as to First Funding Corp II re 9 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Attorneys: Sharon L. McCarthy and Christopher M. Ferguson. Filing Fee $25. Receipt Number H030838: modified to include Affidavit of Service (Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 05/07/2010)
05/07/201011 ORDER: The Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Sharon L. McCarthy and Christopher M. Ferguson 9 , as to First Funding Corporation II, is hereby GRANTED, nunc pro tunc to March 23, 2010. It is so ordered. Signed by Judge Alvin W. Thompson on 5/7/10. (Smith, S.) (Entered: 05/07/2010)
05/07/2010  Attorney update in case as to First Funding Corp II. Attorney Sharon L. McCarthy for First Funding Corp II added. (Smith, D.) (Entered: 05/07/2010)
05/07/2010  Attorney update in case as to First Funding Corp II. Attorney Christopher M Ferguson for First Funding Corp II added. (Smith, D.) (Entered: 05/07/2010)
05/07/2010  Attorney update in case as to First Funding Corp II. (Smith, D.) (Entered: 05/07/2010)
05/11/201012ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Sharon L. McCarthy appearing for First Funding Corp II (McCarthy, Sharon) (Entered: 05/11/2010)
05/19/201013ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Christopher M Ferguson appearing for First Funding Corp II (Ferguson, Christopher) (Entered: 05/19/2010)
05/19/201014 MOTION for Order Re: Adjournment of Sentencing by First Funding Corp II. (Ferguson, Christopher) (Entered: 05/19/2010)
05/26/201015 ORDER: The Motion for Adjournment of Sentencing 14 is hereby GRANTED, to August 4, 2010 at 4:00pm. It is so ordered. Signed by Judge Alvin W. Thompson on 5/25/10.(Smith, S.) (Entered: 05/26/2010)
05/26/2010  NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR as to First Funding Corporation II: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL WILL RECEIVE. ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. Sentencing is OVER to 8/4/2010 at 04:00 PM in the South Courtroom, 450 Main Street, Hartford, CT before Judge Alvin W. Thompson. Remember, the special assessment must be paid by the date of the sentencing. (Smith, S.) (Entered: 05/26/2010)
08/02/201016SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to First Funding Corp II (King, Anastasia) (Entered: 08/02/2010)
08/04/201017Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alvin W. Thompson:Sentencing as to First Funding Corp II held on 8/4/2010. 20 minutes(Court Reporter Corinna Thompson.)(Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 08/12/2010)
08/05/2010  Special Assessment Payment by First Funding Corp II in the amount of $400.00. Receipt #H031540. (S-D'Onofrio, B.) (Entered: 08/05/2010)
08/05/201018JUDGMENT as to First Funding Corp II (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant shall be placed on Probation for a total term of two years. Special Assessment of $400.00, which was paid on 8/4/10 (Receipt #H031540). Fine of $148,000.00, which was paid on 8/4/10 (Receipt #H031541). Restitution of $436,284.34, which was paid directly to the Internal Revenue Service. Signed by Judge Alvin W. Thompson on 8/5/10. (Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 08/12/2010)
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(Ferguson, L.) (Entered: 08/12/2010)
08/05/201019DUPLICATE ENTRY - JUDGMENT as to First Funding Corp II (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant shall be placed on Probation for a total term of two years. Special Assessment of $400.00, which was paid on 8/4/10 (Receipt #H031540). Fine of $148,000.00, which was paid on 8/4/10 (Receipt #H031541). Restitution of $436,284.34, which was paid directly to the Internal Revenue Service.. Signed by Judge Alvin W. Thompson on 8/5/10. (S-D'Onofrio, B.) Modified on 8/13/2010 (S-D'Onofrio, B.). (Entered: 08/13/2010)