CLOSED

U.S. District Court
District of South Carolina (Rock Hill)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 0:08-cr-00586-JFA-1


Case title: USA v. Leiner Health Products LLC

Date Filed: 06/12/2008
Date Terminated: 07/16/2008

Assigned to: Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr

Defendant (1)
Leiner Health Products LLC
TERMINATED: 07/16/2008
represented byJoseph Preston Strom , Jr
Strom Law Firm
2110 Beltline Boulevard
Suite A
Columbia, SC 29204
803-252-4800
Fax: 803-252-4801
Email: petestrom@stromlaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Robert E Hood
Strom Law Firm
2110 Beltline Boulevard
Suite A
Columbia, SC 29204
803-252-4800
Fax: 803-252-4801
Email: rhood@stromlaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Stephen P Anthony
Covington and Burling
PO Box 7566
Washington, DC 20044
202-662-5105
Email: santhony@cov.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
FRAUDS AND SWINDLES knowingly caused to be sent by a commercial interstate carrier from Leiner facility knowing the drugs failed testing administered and test results were falsified and manipulated in violation of 18:1341. Forfeiture Allegations
(1)
Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,000,000.00 and a special assessment of $400. Defendant shall forfeit interest in the property as directed in the Preliminary Order of Forfeiture filed 7/9/08 and order is to be incorporated as part of this judgment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byWinston D Holliday
US Attorneys Office
1441 Main Street
Suite 500
Columbia, SC 29201
803-929-3000
Fax: 803-254-2943
Email: winston.holliday@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/12/20081INFORMATION as to Leiner Health Products LLC (1) count(s) 1. Arraignment set for 6/13/2008 11:00 AM in Columbia # 4, Matthew J. Perry Court House, 901 Richland St, Columbia before Honorable Joseph F Anderson Jr. (mflo, ) (Entered: 06/12/2008)
06/12/20084PLEA AGREEMENT as to count 1 of the information as to Leiner Health Products LLC (mflo, ) (Entered: 06/12/2008)
06/13/20085Secretary's Certificate Corporate Disclosure by Leiner Health Products LLC (Attachments: # 1 Board Resolution)(mflo, ) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
06/13/2008Minute Entry for proceedings held before Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr: Arraignment as to Leiner Health Products LLC (1) Count 1 held on 6/13/2008. Court Reporter Debra Jernigan. (mflo, ) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
06/13/20087WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Leiner Health Products LLC (mflo, ) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
06/13/20088 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice Attorney: Stephen P. Anthony. Filing Fee Receipt Number 300024361 ( Filing fee $ 250) by Leiner Health Products LLC. (Attachments: # 2 Certificate of Good Standing)(mflo, ) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
06/13/2008ORAL ORDER granting 8 Motion for Stephen P. Anthony Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Leiner Health Products LLC (1) Directed by Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr on 6/13/08.(mflo, ) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
06/13/200810 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr: Guilty Plea Hearing as to Leiner Health Products LLC held on 6/13/2008 Plea Agreement Accepted Leiner Health Products LLC by Rob Reynolds, CEO (1) Guilty Count 1. Court Reporter Debra Jernigan. (mflo, ) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
06/13/200811GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to count 1 of an information as to Leiner Health Products LLC (mflo, ) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
07/02/200813 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Leiner Health Products LLC Sentencing Hearing set for 7/8/2008 10:30 AM in Columbia # 4, Matthew J. Perry Court House, 901 Richland St, Columbia before Honorable Joseph F Anderson Jr. (mflo, ) Modified on 7/2/2008 to correct text (mflo, ). (Entered: 07/02/2008)
07/08/200815 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr: Sentencing held on 7/8/2008 as to Leiner Health Products LLC. Court Reporter Debra Jernigan. (mflo, ) (Entered: 07/08/2008)
07/08/200816ORDER The United States Marshals are hereby ordered to transfer $1,000,000 to the Clerk of Court to satisfy the criminal fine.It is further ordered that the United States Marshals transfer $400 to the Clerk of Court tosatisfy the special assessment. The remaining $9,000,000 is to remain with the United StatesMarshals as criminal forfeiture as to Leiner Health Products LLC. Signed by Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr on 7/8/08.(mflo, ) (Entered: 07/08/2008)
07/09/200817PRELIMINARY ORDER DIRECTING FORFEITURE OF PROPERTY as to Leiner Health Products LLC. Signed by Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr on 07/09/08.(bshr, ) (Entered: 07/09/2008)
07/09/200818 ***DOCUMENT MAILED as to Leiner Health Products LLC re 17 PRELIMINARY ORDER DIRECTING FORFEITURE OF PROPERTY placed in U.S. Mail to Stephen P Anthony, Covington and Burling, PO Box 7566, Washington, DC 20044 (bshr, ) (Entered: 07/09/2008)
07/16/200821JUDGMENT as to Leiner Health Products LLC (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,000,000.00 and a special assessment of $400. Defendant shall forfeit interest in the property as directed in the Preliminary Order of Forfeiture filed 7/9/08 and order is to be incorporated as part of this judgment. Signed by Honorable Joseph F Anderson, Jr on 7/15/08.(mflo, ) (Entered: 07/16/2008)