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United States District Court
District of Massachusetts (Boston)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:04-cr-10003-MEL-1


Case title: USA v. Metalor USA Refining Corporation

Date Filed: 01/09/2004
Date Terminated: 01/22/2004

Assigned to: Senior Judge Morris E. Lasker

Defendant (1)
Metalor USA Refining Corporation
TERMINATED: 01/14/2004
represented byJ. W. Codinha
Nixon Peabody, LLP
101 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02210
617-345-1325
Fax: 866-947-1684
Email: jcodinha@nixonpeabody.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Joshua S. Levy
Ropes & Gray LLP
Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199-3600
617-951-7281
Fax: 617-951-7050
Email: jlevy@ropesgray.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1957 Engaging in Monetary Transactions in Property Derived From Specified Unlawful Activity
(1)
The defendant Metalor USA Refining Corp. is sentenced to a term of probation of 5 years. Fine 2,250,000.00. Special Assessment Fee $100.00. Forfeiture $423,00.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byAllison D. Burroughs
Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP
Seaport West
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210-2604
617-439-2784
Email: aburroughs@nutter.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
01/08/20042PLEA AGREEMENT as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation (Howarth, George) (Entered: 01/12/2004)
01/09/20041INFORMATION (Felony) as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation (1) count(s) 1. (Gawlik, Cathy) (Entered: 01/09/2004)
01/14/20043WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Metalor USA Refining Corporation (Howarth, George) (Entered: 01/15/2004)
01/14/20044 Letter (non-motion) regarding Minutes of the Board of Metalor USA Refining Corp. authorizing attorney J.William Cdinha to enter its guilty plea and represent it for imposition of sentence. (Howarth, George) (Entered: 01/15/2004)
01/14/2004  ELECTRONIC Clerk's Notes for proceedings held before Judge Morris E. Lasker :Plea held on 1/14/2004 Metalor USA Refining Corporation (1) Plea of guilty to Count I. Corp counsel file the minutes of the board of directors authorizing Attorney J. William Codinha to enter its guilty plea and represent it for imposition of sentence. Waiver of indictment filed in open court. (Court Reporter Harold Hagopian.) (Howarth, George) (Entered: 01/15/2004)
01/14/20045Judge Morris E. Lasker : ORDER entered JUDGMENT as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation (1), Count(s) 1, The defendant Metalor USA Refining Corp. is sentenced to a term of probation of 5 years. Fine 2,250,000.00. Special Assessment Fee $100.00. Forfeiture $423,00.00. (Howarth, George) (Entered: 01/22/2004)
01/14/20046Judge Morris E. Lasker : ORDER entered STATEMENT OF REASONS as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation cc/cl (Howarth, George) (Entered: 01/23/2004)
01/22/2004  Electronic Clerk's Notes for proceedings held before Judge Morris E. Lasker :Sentencing held on 1/22/2004 for Metalor USA Refining Corporation (1), Count(s) 1, The defendant Metalor USA Refining Corp. is sentenced to a term of probation of 5 years. Fine 2,250,000.00. Special Assessment Fee $100.00. Forfeiture $423,00.00.. (Court Reporter Richard Romanow.) (O'Leary, Dennis) (Entered: 01/22/2004)
01/27/20047 MOTION for Preliminary Order of Forfeitureas to Metalor USA Refining Corporation by USA. (Holahan, Sandra) (Entered: 01/29/2004)
02/02/20048Judge Morris E. Lasker : ORDER entered ORDER DIRECTING FORFEITURE OF PROPERTY (The the amount of $423,000.00 constitutes property) as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation. cc/cl (Howarth, George) (Entered: 02/03/2004)
05/13/2004TRANSCRIPT of Pre-Plea Conference and Change of Plea Hearing as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation held on January 14, 2004 before Judge Lasker. Court Reporter: Harold M. Hagopian. The original transcripts are maintained in the case file in the Clerk's Office. Copies may be obtained by contacting the court reporter at 617/946-0900 or the Clerk's Office. (Scalfani, Deborah) (Entered: 05/13/2004)
10/19/200411Department of Treasury Process Receipt and Return for Preliminary Order of Forfeiture. Seized $423,000.00 served Delivered on 03/18/04 (Howarth, George) Modified on 10/22/2004 (Howarth, George). (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/19/200412Department of Treasury Process Receipt and Return for Preliminary Order of Forfeiture. Publication served Delivered on 03/12/04 (Howarth, George) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/19/200413Department of Treasury Process Receipt and Return for Preliminary order of Forfeiture. J. William Codinha,P.C. served Delivered on 02/17/04 (Howarth, George) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/19/200414Department of Treasury Process Receipt and Return for Preliminary Order of Forfeiture. Melissa Bayer Tearney, Esq. served Delivered on 02/18/04 (Howarth, George) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/19/200415Department of Treasury Process Receipt and Return for Preliminary Order of Forfeiture. Christina Karjel Financial Administration served Delivered on 02/18/04 (Howarth, George) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/20/200410Final MOTION for Forfeiture of Property as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation by USA. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Wright, Shelby) (Entered: 10/20/2004)
12/20/200416Judge Morris E. Lasker : ORDER entered ORDER DIRECTING FORFEITURE OF PROPERTY as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation. Including, but not limited to $423,000.00. For full textsee Docket No. 11 . (Howarth, George) (Entered: 12/21/2004)
12/21/2004  Case Terminated as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation (Howarth, George) (Entered: 12/21/2004)
01/10/200517US Marshal Process Receipt and Return for Final Order of Forfeiture. Metalor USA Refining Corpation served Delivered on 01/06/05 (Howarth, George) (Entered: 01/19/2005)
01/30/2007  Notice of correction to docket made by Court staff. Correction: Docket entry was deleted because information entered into wrong case as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation (Scalfani, Deborah) (Entered: 01/30/2007)
06/17/200818 MOTION for Early Termination of Probation for Metalor USA Refining Corporation (1) Count 1 as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation. (Attachments: # 6 Exhibit 3 to Crogan Affidavit)(Levy, Joshua) (Entered: 06/17/2008)
06/19/2008   Senior Judge Morris E. Lasker: Electronic ORDER entered granting 18 Motion for Early Termination of Probation as to Metalor USA Refining Corporation (1) (Folan, Karen) (Entered: 06/19/2008)
06/27/200819NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Joshua S. Levy appearing for Metalor USA Refining Corporation (Levy, Joshua) (Entered: 06/27/2008)