ADMPKG, SEALDC

U.S. District Court
Southern District of California (San Diego)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:03-cr-01088-MMA-1


Case title: USA v. Metabolife, et al

Date Filed: 04/10/2003
Date Terminated: 02/11/2008

Assigned to: Judge Michael M. Anello
Appeals court case number: 05-50048

Defendant (1)
Metabolife International, Inc.
D/B/A MII Liquidation Inc.
TERMINATED: 02/11/2008
represented byNo Attorney
United States District Court
Southern District of California
880 Front Street
Suite 4290
San Diego, CA 92101
(619)557-5600
TERMINATED: 04/10/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Stephen A Mansfield
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld
2029 Century Park East
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310)229-1000
Fax: (310)229-1001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1001 - False Statements
(2)
No Probation; $24,000 Fine; $400 Special Assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1001 - False Statements
(1)
18:1001 and 18:2 - False Statements and Aiding and Abetting
(1s-3s)
18:1001 and 18:2 - False Statements and Aiding and Abetting
(1ss-3ss)
18:1001 - False Statements
(3)
18:1505 - Obstruction of Agency Proceedings
(4)
18:1505 - Obstruction of Agency Proceedings
(4s)
Court grants dft Metabolife's motion to dismiss counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment
18:1001 and 18:2 - False Statements and Aiding and Abetting
(5s-7s)
18:1505 - Obstruction of Agency Proceedings
(8s)
Court grants dft Metabolife's motion to dismiss counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byU S Attorney CR
U S Attorneys Office Southern District of California
Criminal Division
880 Front Street
Room 6293
San Diego, CA 92101
(619)557-5610
Fax: (619)557-5917
Email: Efile.dkt.gc2@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 09/01/2006
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Phillip L B Halpern
U S Attorneys Office Southern District of California
Criminal Division
880 Front Street
Room 6293
San Diego, CA 92101
(619)557-5610
Fax: (619)557-7055
Email: Phillip.Halpern@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Assistant United States Attorney

Kyle Hoffman
U S Attorneys Office Southern District of California
Criminal Division
880 Front Street
Room 6293
San Diego, CA 92101
(619)557-5610
Fax: (619)235-2771
Email: Kyle.Hoffman@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Assistant United States Attorney

Date Filed #Docket Text
04/10/20031INDICTMENT by USA . Counts filed against Metabolife (1) count(s) 1-3, 4, Michael J Ellis (2) count(s) 1-3, 4 . Any XT1 excludable that extends beyond the indictment date is terminated at the point of indictment. (dkt clerk) (Entered: 04/10/2003)
07/22/20042First SUPERSEDING indictment Metabolife (1) count(s) 1s-3s, 4s, 5s-7s, 8s, Michael J Ellis (2) count(s) 1s-3s, 4s, 5s-7s, 8s (seal) (Entered: 07/22/2004)
07/27/20043Enter Order by Magistrate Judge Louisa S. Porter; First appearance of Metabolife, Michael J Ellis on superseding indictment, Attorney Stephen A Mansfield ret for dft #1, Charles G LaBella and Thomas W McNamara ret for dft #2 ; dft Metabolife, Michael J Ellis arraigned; not guilty plea entered; Bail $100,000 p/s set for Michael J Ellis , motion hrg/trial setting set for 2:00 9/7/04 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. ; Govt's oral motion to unseal case - granted. Ct orders that the minutes of the Board of Directors meeting filed with ct giving authorization for atty Stephen Mansfield to represent Metabolife International, Inc as counsel of record. Disclosure stmt of Metabolife, International, Inc., filed with the ct. Court Reporter: POR04-1;3570-4440 (atty main) (seal) Modified on 07/28/2004 (Entered: 07/28/2004)
07/27/20044Disclosure Stmt by defendant Metabolife (dkt clerk) (Entered: 07/28/2004)
07/27/20045Minutes of Special Meeting of the Board of Directors by defendant Metabolife (dkt clerk) (Entered: 07/28/2004)
08/12/2004  TRANSCRIPT of Arraignment on Superseding Indictment on 07/27/04 before Mag Judge Louisa S. Porter by Echo Reporting (kaj) (Entered: 08/12/2004)
08/20/20048Request for orders allowing search warrants and applications and affidavits for search warrants to be provided as discovery by plaintiff USA (titled as motion; no p/a's or decl) (kaj) (Entered: 08/23/2004)
08/24/20049Ex Parte Application to exceed page limitations t/w decl of Robert B. Humphreys by defendant Metabolife (kaj) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/24/200410Notice of Motion and Motion by Metabolife for a bill of particulars ; motion hrg set for 9/7/04 at 2:00pm (kaj) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/24/200411MEMORANDUM by defendant Metabolife in support of [10-1] (kaj) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/24/200412Notice of Motion and Motion by Metabolife to dismiss multiplicitous counts in First Superseding Indictment; motion hrg set for 9/7/04 at 2:00pm (kaj) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/24/200413MEMORANDUM by defendant Metabolife in support of [12-1] (kaj) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/24/200414Notice of Motion and Motion by Metabolife to dismiss count 4 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity , to dismiss count 8 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity ; motion hrg set for 9/7/04 at 2:00pm (kaj) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/24/200415MEMORANDUM by defendant Metabolife in support of [14-1], of [14-2] (kaj) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/25/200416Amended DECLARATION of Service on 8/24/04 by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife (kaj) (Entered: 08/26/2004)
08/26/200417DISCREPANCY ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. accepting document: notice of joinder and joinder from defendant Metabolife, non-compliance with local rule 7.1.e or 47.1.b.1, document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to the date received (kaj) (Entered: 08/27/2004)
08/26/200418Notice of Motion and Motion by Metabolife for joinder in motion to strike certain allegations from the Superseding Indictment 25 ; motion hrg set for 9/7/04 at 2:00pm (nunc pro tunc 8/25/04) (kaj) Modified on 09/01/2004 (Entered: 08/27/2004)
08/31/200421Ex parte Application and ORDER to exceed page limitations by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife (nunc pro tunc 8/24/04) (kaj) Modified on 09/01/2004 (Entered: 09/01/2004)
09/03/200440Application and ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis; the govt is permitted to file a single consolidated response and opposition in excess of the page limitations imposed by Local Rulel 47.1(e) (kaj) (Entered: 09/07/2004)
09/03/200441RESPONSE and Opposition by plaintiff USA to dfts' joint motion to dismiss counts 1-4 of the Superseding Indictment, to dft Metabolife's motion to compel discovery, to motion for a bill of particulars [28-1], motion for a bill of particulars [10-1], motion to dismiss multiplicitous counts in First Superseding Indictment [12-1], motion to dismiss count 4 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-1], motion to dismiss count 8 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-2], motion to strike certain allegations from the Superseding Indictment [25-1] (kaj) (Entered: 09/07/2004)
09/03/200446 ***Portion of Document stricken per Order 9/10/04 67 (returned to USATTY)*** DECLARATION of Assistant U.S. Atty Phillip L.B. Halpern re motion to augment record 44 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (decl unsealed by Judge Jones 9/10/04 67 ) (kaj) Modified on 09/14/2004 (Entered: 09/13/2004)
09/07/200449DISCREPANCY ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. accepting document: corrected govt's response and opposition from plaintiff USA, non-compliance with local rule 5.1.j.4; 7.1.h or 47.1.e, document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to the date received (kaj) (Entered: 09/08/2004)
09/07/200450Corrected RESPONSE and Opposition by plaintiff USA to motion for a bill of particulars [28-1], motion for a bill of particulars [10-1], motion to dismiss multiplicitous counts in First Superseding Indictment; [12-1], motion to dismiss count 4 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-1], motion to dismiss count 8 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-2], motion to strike certain allegations from the Superseding Indictment [25-1] (nunc pro tunc 9/1/04) (kaj) (Entered: 09/08/2004)
09/07/200451Minutes: Enter Order by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.; motion hrg/trial setting set for 8:00 10/22/04 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. ; discovery due 9/13/04, motions due 9/27/04, response due 10/12/04; Court Reporter: Barbara Harris (kaj) (Entered: 09/08/2004)
09/08/200452DISCREPANCY ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. accepting document: dft's notice of joinder and joinder to dft's motion from defendant Metabolife, non-compliance with local rule 7.1.e or 47.1.b.1, document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to the date received (kaj) (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/08/200453Notice of Motion and Motion by Metabolife for joinder in Michael J. Ellis's Reply Memorandum in Support of Motion to Strike Certain Allegations from the Superseding Indictment 42 (nunc pro tunc 09/03/04) (kaj) (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/08/200454Ex Parte Application to exceed page limitations by defendant Metabolife (nunc pro tunc 9/3/04) (kaj) Modified on 09/09/2004 (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/08/200455DECLARATION of Robert B. Humphreys in support of ex parte application to exceed page limitations 54 by Metabolife (nunc pro tunc 9/3/04) (kaj) (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/08/200456REPLY by defendant Metabolife to response to motion to compel discovery 63 (nunc pro tunc 09/03/04) (kaj) Modified on 09/09/2004 (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/08/200457REPLY by defendant Metabolife to response to motion for a bill of particulars [10-1] (nunc pro tunc 09/03/04) (kaj) (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/08/200458REPLY by defendant Metabolife to response to motion to dismiss multiplicitous counts in First Superseding Indictment [12-1] (nunc pro tunc 09/03/04) (kaj) (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/08/200459REPLY by defendant Metabolife to response to motion to dismiss count 4 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-1], motion to dismiss count 8 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-2] (nunc pro tunc 9/3/04) (kaj) (Entered: 09/09/2004)
09/09/200465Joint Ex Parte Application by defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis for order striking the govt's in camera ex parte affidavit t/w joint memorandum of p/a's, decl of Ronald R. Giusso (kaj) (Entered: 09/10/2004)
09/10/200466ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting dft Metabolife's ex parte application to exceed page limitations in its reply memoranda [54-1] (kaj) (Entered: 09/13/2004)
09/10/200467ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis; denying defendants joint motion to dismiss Counts 1 through 4 of the Superseding Indictment 32 , denying dft Metabolife's motion to compel discovery 63 , granting dft Metabolife's motion to dismiss count 4 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-1], granting dft Metabolife's motion to dismiss count 8 of the First Superseding Indictment for failure to state an offense and failure to state an offense with the requisite specificity [14-2] (dft Ellis joined in Metabolife's motion to dismiss counts 4 and 8), denying defendants' motions for bill of particulars [10-1] [28-1], granting dft Metabolife's motion to consolidate multiplicitous counts (cnts 1-3 and cnts 5-7) in First Superseding Indictment [12-1] (dft Ellis joined in the motion to dismiss or consolidate multiplicitous counts), granting dft Ellis' motion to strike certain allegations from the Superseding Indictment [25-1] (dft Metabolife joined motion to strike certain allegations); court orders the Decl of Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip L.B. Halpern be Unsealed, and that Paragraph 24 and Exhibit E of the declaration be Stricken (kaj) Modified on 09/13/2004 (Entered: 09/13/2004)
09/24/200469Notice of Motion and Motion for reconsideration of court's decision to dismiss counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment by USA as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis; motion hrg set for 10/08/04 at 8:00am (kaj) (Entered: 09/27/2004)
09/27/200470ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis; motion hearing set for 8:00 10/8/04 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. ; dfts shall file and serve a response no later than 10/01/04 (kaj) (Entered: 09/28/2004)
10/01/200478OPPOSITION by defendant Metabolife to motion for reconsideration of court's decision to dismiss counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment [69-1] (kaj) (Entered: 10/04/2004)
10/06/200480ORDER re: Oral Argument by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis; the motion for reconsideration of court's decision to dismiss counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment [69-1] is submitted; hrg set for 10/08/04 is off calendar (kaj) (Entered: 10/07/2004)
10/08/200481DISCREPANCY ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. accepting document: reply to opposition from plaintiff USA, non-compliance with local rule other: no provision for acceptance of reply in criminal matters; document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to the date received (kaj) (Entered: 10/08/2004)
10/08/200482REPLY by plaintiff USA to response to motion for reconsideration of court's decision to dismiss counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment [69-1] (nunc pro tunc 10/06/04) (kaj) Modified on 10/08/2004 (Entered: 10/08/2004)
10/08/200483ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis denying motion for reconsideration of court's decision to dismiss counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment [69-1] (kaj) (Entered: 10/08/2004)
10/14/200485Notice of Motion and Motion to seal govt's response and opposition to dft's motion seeking relief based upon an alleged invasion of the attorney-client relationship and accompanying declaration by USA as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 10/15/2004)
10/14/200486Sealing ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting motion to seal govt's response and opposition to dft's motion seeking relief based upon an alleged invasion of the relationship and accompanying declaration [85-1] (kaj) (Entered: 10/15/2004)
10/14/200488ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife; dft Metabolife Intl, Inc. shall file any objections to govt's Motion to Seal govt's response and opposition to motion seeking relief based upon alleged invastion of the attorney-client relationship and accompanying decl 85 no later than 10/19/04 (kaj) (Entered: 10/15/2004)
10/18/200489ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr., signed by Judge John A. Houston, as to defendant Metabolife, dft Michael J. Ellis vacating conflicting order requesting objections to the govt's motion to seal [88-1] (kaj) Modified on 10/19/2004 (Entered: 10/19/2004)
10/21/200490STIPULATION to continue motion hrg date to 11/8/04 as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/21/200491ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting stipulation to continue motion hrg date [90-1]; motion hrg/trial setting cont to 8:00 11/8/04 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , XE (pretrial motions) from 10/22/04 to 11/8/04 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/27/200492NOTICE of hearing: motion hrg/trial setting vacated and reset for 2:00 11/8/04 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. (dkt clerk) (Entered: 10/27/2004)
11/04/200496ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis; motion hrg/trial setting cont to 2:00 11/29/04 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , XE (pretrial motions) from 10/22/04 to 11/29/04 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis ; the deadline for the govt to file any further motion for reconsideration concerning the dismissal of cnts 4 and 8 of the First Superseding Indictment shall be extended for an additional three weeks (kaj) (Entered: 11/05/2004)
11/09/200497DISCREPANCY ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. accepting document: motion from plaintiff USA non-compliance with local rule 7.1.f or 47.1.b.3, document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to the date received (kaj) (Entered: 11/10/2004)
11/09/200498Second Notice of Motion and Second Motion to reconsider court's dismissal of cnts 4 and 8 of Superseding Indictment by USA as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis; motion hrg set for 12/13/04 at 2:00 (nunc pro tunc 11/8/04) (kaj) (Entered: 11/10/2004)
11/09/200499DECLARATION of Lora A. Love, M.D. Ph.D. re second motion 98 filed by pla USA as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (nunc pro tunc 11/8/04) (kaj) (Entered: 11/10/2004)
11/23/2004100ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting motion for orders allowing search warrants, applications, and affidavits to be provided as discovery [8-1]; Court permits the govt to provide to defense counsel the search warrants and supporting applications and affidavits, for the limited purpose of complying with the govt's discovery obligations (kaj) (Entered: 11/24/2004)
11/24/2004101STIPULATION to continue motion hrg date as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 11/24/2004)
11/24/2004102ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. granting stipulation to continue motion hrg 101 as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis; motion hrg/trial setting cont to 8:00 1/7/05 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , XE (pretrial motions) from 10/22/04 to 01/07/05 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 11/24/2004)
12/01/2004103NOTICE of hearing; on defense own motion, motion hearing set 8:15 12/27/04 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. ; acknowledgment of next court date due 12/13/04 (kaj) (Entered: 12/01/2004)
12/06/2004104ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis that the motion to reconsider court's dismissal of cnts 4 and 8 of Superseding Indictment [98-1] is submitted and without further oral argument (kaj) (Entered: 12/06/2004)
12/06/2004105OPPOSITION by defendant Metabolife to second motion to reconsider court's dismissal of cnts 4 and 8 of Superseding Indictment [98-1] (kaj) (Entered: 12/07/2004)
12/08/2004107ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis denying the govt's second motion to reconsider court's dismissal of cnts 4 and 8 of Superseding Indictment [98-1] (kaj) (Entered: 12/09/2004)
12/09/2004108Notice of Motion and Motion to seal reply brief by USA as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 12/10/2004)
12/09/2004109ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting motion to seal reply brief in support of its second motion to reconsider court's dismissal of counts 4 and 8 of the Superseding Indictment [108-1] (kaj) (Entered: 12/10/2004)
12/13/2004111Acknowledgement of next court date by defendant Metabolife on 12/27/04 8:15 (tkl) (Entered: 12/14/2004)
12/22/2004120Notice of Motion and Motion to seal response and opposition by USA as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 12/22/2004)
12/22/2004121ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting motion to seal response and opposition [120-1] (kaj) (Entered: 12/22/2004)
12/22/2004123ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting request for continuance of dft Ellis's motion to compel discovery; motion hearing reset for 8:00 1/7/05 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. (kaj) Modified on 01/10/2005 (Entered: 12/22/2004)
01/06/2005139Notice of Appeal by USA from Dist. Court decision entered on 12/9/04 [107-1] (cag) (Entered: 01/18/2005)
01/07/2005136STIPULATION to continue motion hrg date as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 01/10/2005)
01/07/2005137ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting stipulation to continue motion hrg date [136-1]; motion hearing cont to 8:00 1/28/05 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , XE (pretrial motions) from 10/22/04 to 01/28/05 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 01/10/2005)
01/07/2005138Minutes: Enter Order by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.; stipulated continuance of hearing granted: motion hrg/trial setting cont to 8:00 1/28/05 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. ; Court Reporter: Joan King (kaj) (Entered: 01/10/2005)
01/18/2005140Order for time schedule on appeal filed by USA [139-1] on 1/18/05. (cc: all parties and ct reporter) (cag) (Entered: 01/18/2005)
01/18/2005  Notice of Appeal sent to Circuit Court [139-1] (cag) (Entered: 01/18/2005)
01/18/2005141Transcript Designation and Ordering Form for Dates: 9/7/04 [139-1] (cag) (Entered: 01/19/2005)
01/26/2005142STIPULATION to continue motion hrg date as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 01/27/2005)
01/26/2005143ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting stipulation to continue motion hrg date [142-1]; motion hrg/trial setting cont to 8:00 3/18/05 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. ; XE (pretrial motions) from 10/22/04 to 3/18/05 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 01/27/2005)
01/28/2005144Notification by Circuit Court of Appellate Docket Number [139-1] 05-50048 (cag) (Entered: 01/31/2005)
02/08/2005  Reporter's Transcript of proceedings for the following date: 9/7/04 (Re: [139-1]) Ct Reporter: B. Harris (cag) (Entered: 02/09/2005)
02/09/2005145CERTIFICATE of Record Transmitted to USCA re [139-1] (cag) (Entered: 02/09/2005)
03/15/2005146STIPULATION to continue motion hrg date as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 03/16/2005)
03/15/2005147ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting stipulation to continue motion hrg date [146-1]; motion hrg/trial setting cont to 8:00 6/17/05 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , XE (pretrial motions) from 3/18/05 to 6/17/05 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) Modified on 03/18/2005 (Entered: 03/16/2005)
04/28/2005149Certified Copy of Appellate Court Order: govt's motion for voluntary dismissal of the appeal [139-1] is granted; certified copy of this order shall constitute the mandate (cag) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
05/16/2005150Acknowledgment by USCA of receipt of COR (cag) (Entered: 05/17/2005)
12/07/2005159STIPULATION to continue motion hearing date (dkt clerk) (Entered: 12/07/2005)
12/07/2005160ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis granting stipulation [159-1] motion hrg/trial setting continued to 8:00 1/20/06 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , XE (Pretrial Motion) from 10/22/04 to 01/20/06 as Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (dkt clerk) (Entered: 12/07/2005)
01/05/2006161Second SUPERSEDING Indictment Metabolife (1) count(s) 1ss-3ss, Michael J Ellis (2) count(s) 1ss-3ss (kaj) (Entered: 01/06/2006)
01/11/2006162Minutes: Enter Order by Magistrate Judge Ruben B. Brooks; dft Metabolife, Michael J Ellis arraigned on 2nd Superseding Indictment and plea not guilty; confirmed motion hrg and trial setting date of 1/20/06 at 8:00am before Judge Jones; Court Reporter: RBB06-1:102-313 (kaj) (Entered: 01/11/2006)
01/19/2006163STIPULATION to continue motion hrg date as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 01/23/2006)
01/19/2006164ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis; motion hrg/trial setting cont to 8:00 2/10/06 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , XE (pretrial motions) from 10/22/04 to 02/10/06 as to Metabolife, Michael J Ellis (kaj) (Entered: 01/23/2006)
02/10/2006165Minutes: Enter Order by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.; joint oral motion to continue granted; motion hearing cont to 8:00 8/11/06 for Metabolife before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. , motion hearing cont to 8:00 5/12/06 for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. ; Court Reporter: Joan King (kaj) (Entered: 02/13/2006)
03/01/2006166SENTENCING DOCUMENT by plaintiff USA : govt's sentencing summary chart (ksr) (Entered: 03/02/2006)
05/05/2006170RESPONSE and opposition by plaintiff USA to motion for a bill of particulars [167-1] (axr) (Entered: 05/08/2006)
05/12/2006171Minutes: Enter Order by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.; dft #1 now D/B/A MII Liquidation Inc; court to prepare written order by end of business 5/12/06; Court Reporter: J. King (axr) (Entered: 05/12/2006)
05/12/2006172ORDER by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. as to defendant Metabolife, defendant Michael J Ellis denying motion for a bill of particulars [167-1] (axr) (Entered: 05/12/2006)
08/22/2006175NOTICE of withdrawal of its motion for relief from invasion of the atty-client relationship by defendant Metabolife (no motion on file) (axr) Modified on 08/23/2006 (Entered: 08/23/2006)
08/24/2006176Minutes: Enter Order by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. status hrg set fo 8:15 11/20/06 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. Court Reporter: J. King (axr) Modified on 08/25/2006 (Entered: 08/25/2006)
08/30/2006177NOTICE of hearing; on court's own motion, status hrg cont to 8:15 9/5/06 for Metabolife, for Michael J Ellis before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. (axr) (Entered: 08/30/2006)
08/30/2006178Minutes: Enter Order by Judge John A. Houston Pretrial motions - XE from 09/29/04 to 08/24/06 as to Metabolife Court Reporter: n/a (axr) (Entered: 08/30/2006)
09/05/2006180 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.:Status Conference as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis held on 9/5/2006 Status Conference confirmed for 11/20/2006 08:15 AM in Courtroom 12 before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.. (Court Reporter Joan King.)(Plaintiff Attorney Kyle Hoffman.)(Defendant Attorney 1) Robert Humphries, Stephen Mansfield; 2) Charles LaBella.) (sxd,) (Entered: 09/06/2006)
09/13/2006181Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.:Excludable started; Continuance- miscarriage of justic 09/05/06-11/20/06 as to Metabolife International Inc. and Michael J Ellis (agp, ) Additional attachment(s) added on 9/14/2006 (agp, ). (Entered: 09/14/2006)
11/17/2006182JOINT MOTION to Continue Motion Hearing by United States of America as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis. (Hoffman, Kyle) Modified on 11/20/2006 to correct attorney docket entry (agp). (Entered: 11/17/2006)
11/17/2006183ORDER granting 182 Motion to Continue as to Metabolife International, Inc. (1), and Michael J Ellis (2). Signed by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. on 11/17/06. (agp) (Entered: 11/21/2006)
02/16/2007186Joint MOTION to Continue Hearing Date by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis. (La Bella, Charles) (Entered: 02/16/2007)
02/16/2007187Certificate of Service by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis re 186 Joint MOTION to Continue Hearing Date (La Bella, Charles) (Entered: 02/16/2007)
02/20/2007188ORDER continuing Status Conference to 8/27/2007 08:15 AM in Courtroom 12 before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. Signed by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. on 2/20/07. (cag) (Entered: 02/20/2007)
08/24/2007189Joint MOTION to Continue Hearing Date by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis. (La Bella, Charles) (Entered: 08/24/2007)
08/24/2007190Certificate of Service by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis re 189 MOTION to Continue Hearing Date (La Bella, Charles) (Entered: 08/24/2007)
08/31/2007191ORDER granting 189 Motion to Continue Status Conference from 08/27/2007 to 10/29/2007 at 8:15 AM before Judge Napoleon A. Jones, Jr. as to Metabolife International, Inc. (1), Michael J Ellis (2). XE Pretrial Motions 08/27/07-10/29/07. Signed by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. on 08/31/07. (agp)(mam). (Entered: 08/31/2007)
10/10/2007192Joint MOTION to Continue Hearing Date by Michael J Ellis (La Bella, Charles) (aje). (Entered: 10/10/2007)
10/10/2007193Certificate of Service by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., re 192 MOTION to Continue Hearing Date (La Bella, Charles) (aje). (Entered: 10/10/2007)
10/12/2007194ORDER granting 192 Joint Motion to Continue as to Metabolife International, Inc. (1), Michael J Ellis (2). The status conference will be continued to 11/5/07 at 8:15 AM. Accordingly, no appearances are required on 10/29/07. It is further ordered that for purposes of computing the time within which trial must commence under the Speedy Trial Act U.S.C. 3161, the period between 10/29/07 and 11/5/07, is excludable under 18 U.S.C. 3161(h)(1)(F) as delay resulting from the filing of a pretrial motion. Signed by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. on 10/12/07. (aje) (Entered: 10/12/2007)
11/05/2007195 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.:Change of Plea Hearing Michael J Ellis held on 11/5/2007. Plea of guilty to counts 2 of Superceding Indictment. Plea entered by Michael J Ellis (2) Guilty Count 2s. Sentence With Probation Office Report for Michael J Ellis set for 1/28/2008 08:15 AM in Courtroom 12 before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. Bail conditions continued as previously set. Status Conference for Metabolife Inc., set for 12/10/2007 08:15 AM in Courtroom 12 before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. (Court Reporter Melissa Pierson).(AUSA Kyle Hoffman and Phillip Halpern).(Defendant Attorney Robert Humphries(1), Charles LaBella(2)). (bjb) (Entered: 11/07/2007)
11/05/2007197 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.:Status Conference as to Metabolife International, Inc. held on 11/5/2007. Status Conference set for 12/10/07 at 8:15am. (Court Reporter Melissa Pierson).(Plaintiff Attorney Robert Humphries).(Defendant Attorney Kyle Hoffman). (bjb) (Entered: 12/05/2007)
12/10/2007198 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.:Status Conference as to Metabolife International, Inc. held on 12/10/2007. Joint oral motion to continue-GRANTED. Status Conference set for 2/4/2008 08:15 AM in Courtroom 12 before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. (Court Reporter Frank Rangus).(AUSA Kyle HOffman and Phillip Halpern).(Defendant Attorney Robert Humphries). (bjb) (Entered: 12/10/2007)
01/31/2008200Joint MOTION to Continue by United States of America as to Metabolife International, Inc.. (Halpern, Phillip) (aje). (Entered: 01/31/2008)
02/01/2008201ORDER granting 200 Motion to Continue as to Metabolife International, Inc. (1)and Michael Joseph Ellis (2). The status conference currently scheduled for 2/4/08 at 8:15 AM is continued to 2/11/08 at 8:15 AM. It is further ordered that the period between 2/4/08 and 2/11/08 is excludable. Signed by Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr. on 2/1/08. (aje) (Entered: 02/01/2008)
02/11/2008204PLEA AGREEMENT as to Metabolife International, Inc. (aje) (Entered: 02/12/2008)
02/11/2008206 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Napoleon A. Jones Jr.:Change of Plea Hearing and P/O Report and Sentencing as to Metabolife International, Inc. held on 2/11/2008. No Probation; $24,000 Fine; $400 Special Assessment. (Court Reporter LeeAnn Pence).(Plaintiff Attorney AUSA Kyle Hoffman).(Defendant Attorney Robert Humphries). (bjb) (Entered: 02/22/2008)
02/11/2008207JUDGMENT as to Metabolife International, Inc. (1), Count(s) 2, No Probation; $24,000 Fine; $400 Special Assessment (bjb) (Entered: 02/29/2008)
05/15/2008208Joint MOTION to Continue Filing of Date of Defendants Objections to the Presentence Report by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis. (Attachments: # 2 Proof of Service)(La Bella, Charles) (aje). (Entered: 05/15/2008)
05/19/2008209OBJECTION TO PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(La Bella, Charles)(aje). (Entered: 05/19/2008)
05/19/2008210Certificate of Service by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis re 209 Objection to Presentence Investigation Report (La Bella, Charles) (aje). (Entered: 05/19/2008)
05/28/2008212NOTICE OF LODGMENT by United States of America (Hoffman, Kyle) (aje). (Entered: 05/28/2008)
05/28/2008213SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by United States of America as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis (Hoffman, Kyle)(aje). (Entered: 05/28/2008)
05/28/2008214SENTENCING SUMMARY CHART by United States of America as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis (Hoffman, Kyle) (aje). (Entered: 05/28/2008)
09/04/2008231Joint MOTION to Dismiss Remaining Counts With Prejudice by Michael J Ellis as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis. (La Bella, Charles) (mdc) (Entered: 09/04/2008)
08/18/2010233 Minute Entry: Judge update in case as to Metabolife International, Inc., Michael J Ellis. Judge Michael M. Anello added to the case. Judge Napoleon A. Jones, Jr is no longer assigned to case and Judge Michael M. Anello is now assigned to the case. The new case number is 10cr1088-MMA. (cge) (av1). (Entered: 08/18/2010)