4DIV, CLOSED, FRC

U.S. District Court
District of Minnesota (DMN)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 0:01-cr-00278-MJD-JGL-1


Case title: USA v. Global Ventures Inc, et al

Date Filed: 09/20/2001
Date Terminated: 07/08/2002

Assigned to: Chief Judge Michael J. Davis
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Jonathan G Lebedoff

Defendant (1)
Global Ventures Inc
TERMINATED: 07/08/2002
represented byCorey B Rubenstein
Stetler & Duffy, Ltd
11 S LaSalle St Ste 1200
Chicago, IL 60603
312-338-0209
Email: cruben@stetlerandduffy.com
TERMINATED: 07/08/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
PRO HAC VICE
Designation: Retained

J Aron Allen
St Jude Medical
Cardiovascular Division
177 E Co Rd B
St Paul, MN 55117-9913
651-490-4431
Fax: 651-490-4420
Email: aallen@sjm.com
TERMINATED: 07/08/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Retained

Joseph J Duffy
Stetler & Duffy, Ltd
11 S LaSalle St Ste 1200
Chicago, IL 60603
312-338-0204
Email: jduffy@stetlerandduffy.com
TERMINATED: 07/08/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
PRO HAC VICE
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1341, 1346, and 2 MAIL FRAUD / AIDING & ABETTING
(4)
Probation 24 months; fine $150,00 ($50,000 paid); interest waived; special assessment $400 (paid 1/22/02 #254650); extraordinary restitution of $100,00 with $50,000 payable to Rock County and $50,000 payable to Pipe stone County [this money is the responsibility of Dept of Justice, not the United States District Court]

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:666(a)(2) and 2 OFFERING A BRIBE TO AN AGENT OF AN ORGANIZATION RECEIVING FEDERAL FUNDS / AIDING & ABETTING
(2)
Dismissed
18:666(a)(2) and 2 OFFERING A BRIBE TO AN AGENT OF AN ORGANIZATION RECEIVING FEDERAL FUNDS / AIDING & ABETTING
(3)
Dismissed

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byHenry J Shea , III
University of St Thomas, School of Law
1000 LaSalle Ave
Mail MSL 400
Mpls, MN 55403
651-962-4867
Email: hjshea@stthomas.edu
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
09/20/2001INDICTMENT assigned to Judge Michael J. Davis and referred to Magistrate Judge E. S. Swearingen by USA Henry Joseph Shea III. Counts filed against Global Ventures Inc (1) count(s) 2, 3, 4, John Burgers (2) count(s) 1, 4. (8 pages) (PJS) (Entered: 09/21/2001)
09/24/2001  SUMMONS issued as to Global Ventures Inc, John Burgers ret. 10/5/01 at 11:00 a.m. before JEC. (PJS) (Entered: 09/24/2001)
09/27/2001PETITION AND ORDER for admission pro hac vice (before Clerk Richard D. Sletten) on behalf of defendant Global Ventures Inc by J Aron Allen (local counsel) and Corey B Rubenstein & Joseph J Duffy as (PHV) counsel. 2 pgs ( (Entered: 09/28/2001)
09/28/2001MINUTES before Magistrate Judge E. S. Swearingen re FIRST APPEARANCE of Global Ventures Inc. Tape 01-46-2770-3055. (1 page) (PJS) (Entered: 10/01/2001)
09/28/2001MINUTES before Magistrate Judge E. S. Swearingen re defts Global Ventures Inc & John Burgers ARRAIGNED: not guilty plea entered; atty present; disclosures due 10/5/01; pretrial motions due 10/12/01; motion hearing set for 9:00 a.m. on 10/24/01 before ESS; Voir Dire / Jury Instructions due 12/3/01; jury trial set for 9:30 a.m. on 12/10/01 before MJD. Tape 01-46-2770-3055. (1 page) (PJS) (Entered: 10/01/2001)
10/05/2001SUMMONS executed upon Global Ventures Inc and John Burgers on 9/28/01. (2 pages) (PJS) (Entered: 10/09/2001)
10/12/200111 MOTION for discovery pursuant to Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure 16(b), 12.1 and 26.2 by USA as to Global Ventures Inc (1) and John Burgers (2). 3pg(s) (LEG) (Entered: 10/16/2001)
10/19/200120 MOTION for a bill of particulars by Global Ventures Inc (1). 5 pg(s) ( (Entered: 10/22/2001)
10/19/200121 MOTION for disclosure of deft's statements under Rule 16(a)(1)(A) by Global Ventures Inc (1). 6 pg(s) ( (Entered: 10/22/2001)
10/19/200122 MOTION to adopt deft Burgers' motions by Global Ventures Inc (1). 1 pg(s) ( (Entered: 10/22/2001)
10/30/200130 MINUTES before Magistrate Judge E. S. Swearingen for MOTION HEARING as to Global Ventures Inc and John Burgers: Motions taken under advisement. Court Reporter: Tim Willette. (1 page) (PJS) (Entered: 11/19/2001)
11/06/200125 TRANSCRIPT OF MOTIONS held 10/30/01 before ESS as to Global Ventures Inc and John Burgers. (Court Reporter: Timothy Willette) 39 pages (SEPARATE) (PJS) (Entered: 11/07/2001)
11/08/200126 ORDER (Magistrate Judge E. S. Swearingen / date signed 11/8/01) govt's motion for discovery [11-1] is granted; motion for a bill of particulars [20-1] is granted in part and denied in part; motion for disclosure of deft's statements under Rule 16(a)(1)(A) [21-1] is granted; and motion to adopt deft Burgers' motions [22-1] is granted as to Global Ventures Inc (cc: all counsel). 8 pgs ( (Entered: 11/09/2001)
11/14/200128 EXHIBIT LIST & EXHIBITS as to Global Ventures Inc & John Burgers by USA re 10/30/01 motion hearing before ESS. (7 pages) (PJS) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
11/14/200129 REPORT and RECOMMENDATION (Magistrate Judge E. S. Swearingen, 11/14/01) as to deft (02) JOHN BURGERS recommending that deft's motion to dismiss count IV [19-1] be granted and deft's motion to suppress statements, admissions, & answers [18-1] be denied. RR Ruling deadline set for 12/14/01. (cc: all counsel) 14 pages (PJS) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
11/27/200131 MOTION for reconsideration by USA as to Global Ventures Inc and John Burgers of court's recommendation to dismiss Count IV. (6 pages) (PJS) (Entered: 11/27/2001)
01/22/200235 MINUTES before Judge Michael J. Davis re Global Ventures Inc enters GUILTY PLEA to Count 4 by Robert Marlin Taubert, President; Counts 2 & 3 to be dism'd; PSI Report ordered; special assessment $400.00. Court Reporter: Brenda Anderson. (1 page) (PJS) (Entered: 01/23/2002)
01/22/200236 WRITTEN CONSENT RESOLUTIONS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF Global Ventures Inc. Plea agreement attached. (12 pages) (PJS) (Entered: 01/23/2002)
01/22/200237 PLEA AGREEMENT AND SENTENCING STIPULATIONS as to Global Ventures Inc (01). 11 pages (PJS) (Entered: 01/23/2002)
06/13/200244 NOTICE (Clerk Richard D. Sletten / date signed 6/13/02) case referred to Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff (copies dist'd). 1pg (LEG) (Entered: 06/13/2002)
07/03/200245 DEFENDANT GLOBAL VENTURES INC'S sentencing memorandum. 2 pgs ( (Entered: 07/05/2002)
07/08/200246 MINUTES before Judge Michael J. Davis re SENTENCING Global Ventures Inc (1) count(s) 4: Probation 24 months; fine $150,00 ($50,000 paid); interest waived; special assessment $400 (paid 1/22/02 #254650); extraordinary restitution of $100,00 with $50,000 payable to Rock County and $50,000 payable to Pipestone County [this money is the responsibility of Dept of Justice, not the United States District Court]; Counts 2 & 3 dism'd. Court Reporter: Dawn Hansen. (1 page) (PJS) (Entered: 07/16/2002)
07/15/200247 JUDGMENT/STATEMENT OF REASONS as to deft Global Ventures Inc (01) by Judge Michael J. Davis (dated 7/12/02). (Copies dist'd) 3 pages (PJS) (Entered: 07/16/2002)
08/06/200250 JUDGMENT returned executed as to defendant Global Ventures Inc on 7/8/02, released to PO (3pgs) (BLW (Entered: 08/06/2002)
03/11/200453 SATISFACTION OF MONETARY IMPOSITION by United States of America as to Global Ventures, Inc. 1 pg (MKF) (Entered: 03/17/2004)