Northern District of New York - Main Office (Syracuse) [LIVE - Version 4.1.1] (Syracuse)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 5:04-cr-00052-NAM-1

Case title: USA v. Griffin International, Inc.

Date Filed: 02/11/2004
Date Terminated: 11/17/2004

Assigned to: Chief Judge Norman A. Mordue

Defendant (1)
Griffin International, Inc.
TERMINATED: 11/23/2004
represented byJohn T. Sartore
Paul, Frank Law Firm - Burlington Office
One Church Street
P.O. Box 1307
Burlington, VT 05402-1307
802-658-2311
Fax: 802-658-0042
Email: jsartore@pfclaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES [violations of Clean Air Act and Mail Fraud related to the abatement of asbestos
(1)
Defendant Corporation is sentenced to fine of $199,308.80, which is due immediatley, the fine shall be suspended on the conditions that the deft. corporation pay $199,302.80 to the Plattsburg Housing Authority, an aggreived party; Special Assessment fee of $400 due immediatley; Deft. corporation advised of appeal rights

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byCraig A. Benedict
Office of the United States Attorney - Syracuse
P.O. Box 7198
100 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, NY 13261-7198
315-448-0672
Fax: 315-448-0658
Email: craig.benedict@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/11/20041WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Griffin International, Inc. as to Griffin International, Inc.. (jt, ) (Entered: 02/17/2004)
02/11/20042INFORMATION as to Griffin International, Inc. (1) count(s) 1. (jt, ) (Entered: 02/17/2004)
02/11/2004NOTICE / SECRETARY'S CERTIFICATE (signed by S. Schuyler on 11/13/03) with Consent to Corporate Action by the Directors of Griffin Internations, Inc. in Lieu of a Special Meeting of the Directors attached by Griffin International, Inc. [physically on file with the clerk's office] (jt, ) (Entered: 02/17/2004)
02/11/2004PLEA AGREEMENT as to Griffin International, Inc. [physically on file with the clerk's office] (jt, ) (Entered: 02/17/2004)
02/11/20045Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Norman A. Mordue :Arraignment as to Griffin International, Inc. (1) Count 1 held on 2/11/2004, Plea entered by Griffin International, Inc. (1) Count 1 Griffin International, Inc. (1) Guilty Count 1. (Court Reporter K. Sellin; Clerk D. McAllister.) (jt, ) (Entered: 02/17/2004)
02/11/20046GUIDELINE ORDER as to Griffin International, Inc. Sentencing set for 6/10/2004 01:30 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue.. Signed by Judge Norman A. Mordue on 2/11/04. (jt, ) (Entered: 02/17/2004)
02/11/2004  Receipt for Payment as to Griffin International, Inc., payment of Special Assessment $ 400, receipt number 73789 (jt, ) (Entered: 02/17/2004)
06/03/2004  NOTICE OF HEARING as to Griffin International, Inc. Sentencing re-set for 7/22/2004 02:00 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue. All sentencing memoranda shall be filed on or before 7/8/2004.(drm, ) (Entered: 06/03/2004)
07/02/20047 MOTION to Withdraw Plea of Guilty by Griffin International, Inc.. (Sartore, John) (Entered: 07/02/2004)
07/09/20048LETTER/NOTICE dated 7/2/04; Letter addressed to Judge Mordue from Craig Benedict, AUSA; (kcl, ) (Entered: 07/09/2004)
07/19/2004  NOTICE OF HEARING as to Griffin International, Inc. Telephone Conference set for 8/5/2004 03:00 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue. The Court will initiate the conference call.(drm, ) (Entered: 07/19/2004)
08/04/2004  NOTICE OF HEARING as to Griffin International, Inc. Telephone Conference reset for 8/19/2004 03:00 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue. The Court will initiate the call.(drm, ) (Entered: 08/04/2004)
08/19/20049Minute Entry for Telephone Pretrial Conference as to Griffin International, Inc. held on 8/19/2004 before Judge Norman A. Mordue. APPR: Craig Benedict, AUSA; John Sartore, Esq for deft; Tony Langan, Esq. Parties are heard regarding 7 Motion to withdraw plea. Judge Mordue denies motion. Order to be issued. (Court Reporter Eileen McDonough) (jlm) (Entered: 08/20/2004)
08/19/200410ORDER denying 7 Motion to Withdraw Plea of Guilty as to Griffin International, Inc. Ordered, that sentencing in this matter is set for October 21, 2004 at 3:00 p.m. Signed by Judge Norman A. Mordue on 8/19/04. (jlm) (Entered: 08/20/2004)
08/19/2004  Reset Hearings as to Griffin International, Inc.: Sentencing set for 10/21/2004 at 3:00 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue. (jlm) (Entered: 08/20/2004)
10/14/200411Letter from Wanda Otero-Ziegler, Esq. for Griffin International, Inc. (Otero-Ziegler, Wanda) (Entered: 10/14/2004)
10/19/2004  TEXT NOTICE OF HEARING as to Griffin International, Inc.. Due to the recent correspondence, the court has adjourned the sentencing scheduled for 10/20/04 and has scheduled an In-Person Pretrial Conference for 10/29/2004 at 4:00 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue. (jlm) (Entered: 10/19/2004)
10/22/2004  CORRECTED TEXT NOTICE OF HEARING as to Griffin International, Inc. There will not be a pretrial conference. The court will proceed with the Sentencing on 11/3/2004 at 3:30 PM in SYRACUSE before Judge Norman A. Mordue. All sentencing memoranda shall be filed on or before October 27, 2004.(jlm) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/22/200412 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Griffin International, Inc. (Benedict, Craig) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/22/200413Certificate of Service by USA as to Griffin International, Inc. re 12 Sentencing Memorandum (Benedict, Craig) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/27/200414 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Griffin International, Inc. (Otero-Ziegler, Wanda) (Entered: 10/27/2004)
11/01/2004  TEXT NOTICE OF HEARING as to Griffin International, Inc. Sentencing has been reset for 11/9/2004 at 3:00 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue. (jlm) (Entered: 11/01/2004)
11/08/2004  TEXT NOTICE OF HEARING as to Griffin International, Inc. At the request of counsel for the Gov't, the Sentencing has been reset for 11/17/2004 at 02:30 PM in Syracuse before Judge Norman A. Mordue. (jlm) (Entered: 11/08/2004)
11/16/200415Counter SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Griffin International, Inc. (Benedict, Craig) (Entered: 11/16/2004)
11/17/200416Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Norman A. Mordue :Sentencing held on 11/17/2004 for Griffin International, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, Defndant Corporation is sentenced to fine of $199,308.80, which is due immediatley, the fine shall be suspended on the conditions that the deft. corporation pay $199,302.80 to the Plattsburg Housing Authority, an aggreived party; Special Assessment fee of $400 due immediatley; Deft. corporation advised of appeal rights. (Court Reporter Jodi Hibbard.) (kcl, ) (Entered: 11/18/2004)
11/23/200417JUDGMENT as to Griffin International, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant Corporation is sentenced to fine of $199,308.80, which is due immediatley, the fine shall be suspended on the conditions that the deft. corporation pay $199,302.80 to the Plattsburg Housing Authority, an aggreived party; Special Assessment fee of $400 due immediatley; Deft. corporation advised of appeal rights . Signed by Judge Norman A. Mordue on 11/23/04. (kcl, ) (Entered: 11/23/2004)