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U.S. District Court
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS (Victoria)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 6:10-cr-00051-1


Case title: USA v. Fleet Management Limited

Date Filed: 04/29/2010
Date Terminated: 09/14/2010

Assigned to: Judge John D. Rainey

Defendant (1)
Fleet Management Limited
TERMINATED: 09/14/2010
represented byGregory F Linsin
Blank Rome LLP
600 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037
202-772-5813
Email: linsin@blankrome.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES: 33 USC 1908(a); Penalty: Up to 5 years probation and a Fine of not more than $500,000 or twice the gain or loss.
(1)
Fine: $1,000,000.00; 4 years probation; $400.00 special assessment
STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY: 18 USC 1001(a); Penalty: Up to 5 years probation and a Fine of not more than $500,000 or twice the gain or loss.
(2)
Fine: $1,000,000.00; 4 years probation; $400.00 special assessment
DESTRUCTION,ALTERATION OR FALSIFICATION OF RECORDS IN FEDERA: 18 USC 1519; Penalty: Up to 5 years probation and a Fine of not more than $500,000 or twice the gain or loss.
(3)
Fine: $1,000,000.00; 4 years probation; $400.00 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byFinancial Litigation
U S Attorney's Office
Southern District of Texas
P O Box 61129
Houston, TX 77208
713-567-9000
Fax: 713-718-3391 fax
Email: flu.usatxs-@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Marshal - V
312 S Main
Room 326
Victoria, TX 77901
361-578-4932
Fax: 361-576-0065
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Pretrial Svcs-CC
1133 N Shoreline Blvd
Rm 114
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
361-888-3411
Fax: 361-888-3419 fax
Email: txsptdb_corduty@txspt.uscourts.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Probation - V
312 S Main
Rm 302
Victoria, TX 77901
361-579-6640
Fax: 361-579-0330 fax
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Howard P Stewart
United States Department of Justice
Environmental Crimes Section
601 D Street, N.W.
Suite 2014
Washington, DC 20004
202-305-0334
Fax: 202-305-0396 fax
Email: howard.stewart@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

William Robert Miller
U S Environmental Protection Agncy
1919 Smith Street
Ste 925
Houston, TX 77002
713-209-4909
Fax: 713 654-9720
Email: miller.william@epa.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
04/29/20101INDICTMENT (The original indictment with the signature of the grand jury foreperson is on file under seal with the clerk) as to Fleet Management Limited (1), Counts 1, 2, 3. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 04/30/2010)
04/29/20102US Attys Criminal Docket Sheet as to Fleet Management Limited. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 04/30/2010)
04/29/20103MOTION for Issuance of Summons by USA as to Fleet Management Limited. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 04/30/2010)
04/29/20104MOTION for Corporate Disclosure Statement by USA as to Fleet Management Limited. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 04/30/2010)
04/30/20105ORDER granting 3 Motion for Issuance of Summons as to Fleet Management Limited (1). (Signed by Judge John D. Rainey.) Parties notified. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 04/30/2010)
04/30/20106ORDER granting 4 Motion Requiring Corporate Disclosure Statement as to Fleet Management Limited (1). (Signed by Judge John D. Rainey.) Parties notified. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 04/30/2010)
05/05/20107 Amended Criminal Docket as to Fleet Management Limited, filed.(Stewart, Howard) (Entered: 05/05/2010)
05/05/20108 MOTION for Gregory F. Linsin to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Fleet Management Limited, filed. (ltesch, ) (Entered: 05/05/2010)
05/05/20109ORDER granting 8 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Gregory F. Linsin admitted pro hac vice for Fleet Management Limited (1). (Signed by Judge John D. Rainey.) Parties notified. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 05/06/2010)
05/11/201010Unopposed MOTION to Continue Initial Appearance by Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 05/11/2010)
05/11/201011ORDER granting 10 Motion to Continue as to Fleet Management Limited (1).(Signed by Magistrate Judge Brian L Owsley.) Parties notified.(lcayce, ) (Entered: 05/12/2010)
05/13/201012PLEA AGREEMENT as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Stewart, Howard) (Entered: 05/13/2010)
05/13/201013 Environmental Compliance Program as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Attachments: # 3 Attachment 3)(Stewart, Howard) (Entered: 05/13/2010)
05/13/201014 Amended Environmental Compliance Program Attachments as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Attachments: # 4 Attachment 4)(Stewart, Howard) (Entered: 05/13/2010)
05/17/201015Summons Returned Executed on 5/7/10 as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (bcortez, ) (Entered: 05/18/2010)
05/18/2010  At the request of counsel, Rearraignment hearing as to Fleet Management Limited is scheduled for 6/3/10 at 3:00 p.m., subject to the Court's trial schedule...Written notice is not required...(jrichards, ) (Entered: 05/18/2010)
05/28/2010  Corrective Entry as to Fleet Management Limited: Initial Appearance and Arraignment is scheduled for 6/3/10 at 3:00 p.m. in Victoria, Texas...Counsel was notified by phone and via ecf... (jrichards, ) (Entered: 05/28/2010)
06/01/201016 Memorandum Of The United States In Support Of The Defendant's Plea of Guilty as to Fleet Management Limited, filed.(Stewart, Howard) (Entered: 06/01/2010)
06/03/2010  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge John D. Rainey... ARRAIGNMENT as to Fleet Management Limited (1) Count 1,2,3 held on 6/3/2010...Arvin Karandikar appeared as the corporate representative, was sworn, waived reading of the indictment and entered a plea of Not Guilty on cts. 1, 2, and 3... Appearances:Howard P Stewart, Gregory F Linsin.... (Set for 3:00 (3:00 - 3:10)(ERO:Y. Hausmann) (jrichards, ) (Entered: 06/04/2010)
06/03/2010  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge John D. Rainey... RE-ARRAIGNMENT held on 6/3/2010 as to Fleet Management Limited (1)... Guilty Counts 1,2,and 3...Sentencing hearing is scheduled for 9/7/10 at 4:00 p.m. in Victoria, Texas... Appearances: Howard P Stewart, Gregory F Linsin...(3:10 - 3:48)(ERO:Y. Hausmann) (jrichards, ) (Entered: 06/04/2010)
06/03/201017Corporate Disclosure Statement as to Fleet Management Limited, filed...(jrichards, ) (Entered: 06/04/2010)
06/03/201018MEMORANDUM OF PLEA AGREEMENT as to Fleet Management Limited, filed... (jrichards, ) (Entered: 06/04/2010)
06/03/201019 ORDER for Presentence Investigation and Disclosure & Sentencing Dates as to Fleet Management Limited... PSI Completion due by 7/22/2010... Objection to PSI due by 8/5/2010... Final PSI due by 8/19/2010... Sentencing set for 9/7/2010 at 04:00 PM before Judge John D. Rainey...(Signed by Judge John D. Rainey)... Parties notified. (jrichards, ) (Entered: 06/04/2010)
06/03/201020EXHIBIT LIST by Fleet Management Limited, filed... (jrichards, ) (Entered: 06/04/2010)
08/17/201021Sealed Event, filed. (With attachments) (Entered: 08/17/2010)
08/18/201022Final Presentence Investigation Report (Sealed) as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (maperez, ) (Entered: 08/18/2010)
08/18/201023Confidential Sentencing Recommendation(Sealed) regarding Fleet Management Limited, filed. (maperez, ) (Entered: 08/18/2010)
08/18/201024Sealed Addendum to 22 Final Presentence Investigation Report (Sealed) as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (maperez, ) (Entered: 08/18/2010)
08/23/201025NOTICE OF RESETTING as to Fleet Management Limited... Sentencing hearing is rescheduled from 9/7/10 to 9/9/2010 at 09:30 AM before Judge John D. Rainey... (jrichards, ) (Entered: 08/23/2010)
08/24/201026Sealed Order. (Entered: 08/25/2010)
09/02/201027 Sentencing Memorandum as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Attachments: # 2 Exhibit Exhibit 2)(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 09/02/2010)
09/02/201028 Exhibit 3 Part 1A to Sentencing Memorandum (filed as Document 27) as to Fleet Management Limited, filed.(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 09/02/2010)
09/02/201029 Exhibit 3 Part 1B to Sentencing Memorandum (filed as Document 27) as to Fleet Management Limited, filed.(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 09/02/2010)
09/02/201030 Exhibit 3 Part 2 to Sentencing Memorandum (filed as Document 27) as to Fleet Management Limited, filed.(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 09/02/2010)
09/02/201031 Exhibit 4 through 9 to Sentencing Memorandum (filed as Document 27) as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Attachments: # 5 Exhibit Exhibit 9)(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 09/02/2010)
09/06/201032EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Miller, William) (Entered: 09/06/2010)
09/06/201033WITNESS LIST by USA as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Miller, William) (Entered: 09/06/2010)
09/07/201034Sealed Event, filed. (With attachments) (Entered: 09/07/2010)
09/07/201035Sealed Event, filed. (Miller, William) Modified on 9/8/2010 (yhausmann, ). (Entered: 09/07/2010)
09/08/201036EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Miller, William) (Entered: 09/08/2010)
09/08/201037COURT'S EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (Miller, William) (Entered: 09/08/2010)
09/09/2010  Minute Entry for CONTESTED SENTENCING HEARING held before Judge John D. Rainey on 9/9/10 as to Fleet Management Limited...PSI sealed; Objections to PSI addressed; Testimony was presented and exhibits admitted. Sentence imposed as to Cts. 1, 2 and 3... Fine: $1,000,000.00 as to each count to run consecutively for a total of $3,000,000.00. Probation: 4 years as to each count to run concurrently; Special Conditions of probation: As outlined in paragraph 8 of the Memorandum of Plea Agreement and Sections 1 - 6 of USPO's Confidential Sentencing Recommendations. (Details will be stated in the Judgment and Committment Order.) The whistleblower was awarded $200,000.00...Deft was admonished as to waiver of right to appeal. Witnesses: Arvin Karandikar, Christopher Eckerd, Alejandro Ramirez, Mayank Mishra, Rick Van Hemmen... Appearances: Howard P Stewart, William Robert Miller, Gregory F Linsin. (Court Reporter: C. Barron) (Set for 9:30 (9:30 - 12:30; 1:30 - 7:00) (jrichards, ) (Entered: 09/10/2010)
09/09/201038AMENDED EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (jrichards, ) (Entered: 09/10/2010)
09/09/201039EXHIBIT LIST by Fleet Management Limited, filed. (jrichards, ) (Entered: 09/10/2010)
09/09/201040RECEIPT FOR WITHDRAWAL OF EXHIBITS by USA as to Fleet Management Limited, filed. (jrichards, ) (Entered: 09/10/2010)
09/14/201041JUDGMENT as to Fleet Management Limited. (Signed by Judge John D. Rainey.) Parties notified. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 09/15/2010)
09/14/201042Statement of Reasons (Sealed) as to Fleet Management Limited. (Entered: 09/15/2010)
11/01/201043Unopposed MOTION Appointment of Court Appointed Monitor re 1 Exhibit Exhibit A)(Linsin, Gregory) (Entered: 11/01/2010)
11/02/201044ORDER granting 43 Motion for Appointment of Court Appointed Monitor as to Fleet Management Limited (1). (Signed by Judge John D. Rainey.) Parties notified. (yhausmann, ) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
03/31/201145Sealed Event, filed. (With attachments) (Entered: 03/31/2011)
04/21/201146Sealed Order. (Entered: 04/27/2011)