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U.S. District Court
California Northern District (San Francisco)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:01-cr-00190-VRW-1


Case title: USA v. Golden Lotus Antique, et al

Date Filed: 05/16/2001
Date Terminated: 10/02/2001

Assigned to: Judge Vaughn R. Walker

Defendant (1)
Golden Lotus Antiques
Inc.,
TERMINATED: 10/02/2001
represented byJohn Yao Liu
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
725 S Figueroa St
Ste 2800
Suite 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90017-5443
(213)488-7100
TERMINATED: 10/02/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:545 Smuggling
(1-2)
The defendant is placed on probation for three (3) years. The defendant shall pay a special assessment fee in the amount of $800.00, fine of $66,225.00 and restitution in the amount of $33,000.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMaureen C. Bessette
U.S. Attorney's Office
1301 Clay Street
Suite 340S
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 637-3680
Email: maureen.bessette@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/16/2001INFORMATION by AUSA Maureen C. Bessette. Golden Lotus Antique (1) count(s) 1-2, Andy Lee (2) count(s) 1-2, Mei-Chih Chen Mao (3) count(s) 3-4 (klh, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 05/17/2001)
06/19/2001WAIVER of INDICTMENT by defendant Golden Lotus Antique (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/19/2001MINUTES: (filed on 6/19/01) Initial appearance held before Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero. First appearance of Golden Lotus Antique. Attorney John Liu present. Dft Golden Lotus Antique arraigned; NOT GUILTY plea entered. Change of plea hearing will be held at 2:30 p.m. on 6/19/01 for Golden Lotus Antique, before Judge Vaughn R. Walker. ( Tape No.: 01-32) (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/19/2001MINUTES: (filed on 6/20/01) Hearing for change of plea held before Judge Vaughn R. Walker. Golden Lotus Antique enters guilty plea; Golden Lotus Antique (1) count(s) 1-2. Sentencing hearing will be held at 2:30 p.m. on 9/25/01 for Golden Lotus Antique, before Judge Vaughn R. Walker. ( C/R: Pepina Thompson) (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/19/2001PLEA Agreement as to Golden Lotus Antique (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
07/09/200113 CLERK'S NOTICE: sentencing hearing continued from 9/25/01 to 2:30 10/9/01 before Judge Vaughn R. Walker as to Golden Lotus Antique, Andy Lee, Mei-Chih Chen Mao (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 07/11/2001)
09/21/200116 CLERK'S NOTICE: sentencing hearing advanced from 10/9/01 to 2:30 10/2/01 before Judge Vaughn R. Walker as to Golden Lotus Antique, Andy Lee, Mei-Chih Chen Mao (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 09/25/2001)
10/02/200118 MINUTES: (filed on 10/3/01) Sentencing hearing held, before Judge Vaughn R. Walker. GRANTING motion for downward departure by USA as to Mei-Chih Chen Mao [15-1]. GRANTING motion for downward departure by USA as to Andy Lee [14-1] Sentencing Golden Lotus Antique (1) count(s) 1-2. The defendant is placed on probation for three (3) years. The defendant shall pay a special assessment fee in the amount of $800.00, fine of $66,225.00 and restitution in the amount of $33,000.00. Sentencing Mei-Chih Chen Mao (3) count(s) 3-4. The defendant is placed on probation for three (3) years. The defendant shall pay a special assessment fee in the amount of $100.00, fine of $66,225.00, and restitution in the amount of $33,000.00. Sentencing Andy Lee (2) count(s) 1-2. The defendant is placed on probation for three (3) years. The defendant shall pay a special assessment fee in the amount of $200.00, fine of $66,225.00, and restitution in the amount of $33,000.00. Terminating case. ( C/R: Kathy Wyatt) (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/15/2001)
10/04/200122 Payment Record Card: Payment of special assessment in the amount of $800.00, paid in full, on behalf of defendant Golden Lotus Antique. (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 12/21/2001)
10/12/200119 JUDGMENT and Commitment issued as to Golden Lotus Antique Judge Vaughn R. Walker (cc: all counsel) ( Date Entered: October 15, 2001) (rl, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/15/2001)
03/17/200225 Payment Record Card: Payment of fine in the amount of $66,625.00 on behalf of defendant Golden Lotus Antique . (lsk, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/23/2002)
03/18/200228 Payment Record Card: Payment of Restitution in the amount of $33,000.00 on behalf of defendant Golden Lotus Antique (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 05/02/2002)
10/03/200332 PROBATION Form 12 re Golden Lotus Antique for discharge of term of probation by P.O.: Paul J. Renois Judge Vaughn R. Walker (kcw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/06/2003)
12/10/200434 REPORTER'S TRANSCRIPT; Date of proceedings: 10/2/01 ( C/R: Katherine Wyatt) minutes [18-7] as to Golden Lotus Antique, Andy Lee, Mei-Chih Chen Mao (rhw, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 12/13/2004)