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U.S. District Court [LIVE]
Western District of Texas (San Antonio)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 5:02-cr-00083-FB-1


Case title: USA v. NTS Communications, et al

Date Filed: 02/28/2002
Date Terminated: 06/21/2002

Assigned to: Chief Judge Fred Biery

Defendant (1)
NTS Communications, Inc.
TERMINATED: 06/21/2002
represented byTim Evans
115 W. 2nd St.
Suite 202
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 332-3822
Fax: 817/332-2763
Email: timevans@egdmlaw.com
TERMINATED: 06/21/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1341.F FRAUDS AND SWINDLES Mail Fraud
(1-5)
Five (5) years probation; $2,000 special assessment and $22,000,000.00 in restitution.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byKaren Norris
Assistant U.S. Attorney
601 N.W. Loop 410
Suite 600
San Antonio, TX 78216
(210) 384-7025
Fax: 210/384-7028
Email: karen.norris@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/28/2002  Case assigned to Honorable Fred Biery (rg) (Entered: 03/04/2002)
02/28/2002Information filed against NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5, Barbara Andrews (2) count(s) 6, Brad Worthington (3) count(s) 7 (Pages: 7) (rg) (Entered: 03/04/2002)
02/28/2002Letter/Correspondence submitted by USA as to NTS Communications regarding: Summons be issued for the appearance of defendant rather than a warrant for arrest. (rg) (Entered: 03/04/2002)
02/28/2002  Summons issued for NTS Communications, Barbara Andrews, Brad Worthington; First appearance set for 9:30 3/21/02 (rg) (Entered: 03/04/2002)
02/28/20025Plea agreement filed as to NTS Communications (rg) (Entered: 03/04/2002)
02/28/20026Factual basis by USA as to NTS Communications (rg) (Entered: 03/04/2002)
03/05/200211ORDER as to NTS Communications, Barbara Andrews, Brad Worthington set rearraignment and plea for 8:30 3/18/02 (rg) (Entered: 03/06/2002)
03/18/2002  Defendant(s) NTS Communications, Barbara Andrews, Brad Worthington first appearance held before Judge Biery; Defendant(s) informed of rights. (rg) (Entered: 03/19/2002)
03/18/2002  Rearraignment as to NTS Communications, Barbara Andrews held - Defendant(s) informed of their rights. (rg) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
03/18/200218 Filed waiver of indictment by NTS Communications (rg) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
03/18/2002  Plea of guilty entered by NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5, Barbara Andrews (2) count(s) 6 (rg) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
03/18/2002  Referred to Probation for Pre-Sentence Report as to NTS Communications, Barbara Andrews (rg) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
03/18/2002  Guilty plea accepted by the court as to NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5, Barbara Andrews (2) count(s) 6 (rg) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
03/19/200221 Return of service executed as to NTS Communications on 3/12/02 (rg) (Entered: 04/09/2002)
03/19/2002  Sentencing set at 10:00 6/21/02 for NTS Communications, and Barbara Andrews (rg) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
06/14/200223AMENDED ORDER as to NTS Communications, Barbara Andrews, Brad Worthington set sentencing for 8:30 6/21/02 (rg) (Entered: 06/17/2002)
06/21/2002  Sentencing held for NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5. Three (3) years probation; $2,000 special assessment and $76,337,169.65 in restitution. (rg) (Entered: 06/25/2002)
06/21/200225 Minutes of proceedings for Sentencing conducted on 6/21/02 as to NTS Communications by Judge Biery. Court Reporter: Chris Poage (rg) (Entered: 06/25/2002)
07/08/200227 AMENDED Minutes of proceedings for Sentencing conducted on 6/21/02 as to NTS Communications by Judge Biery. Court Reporter: Chris Poage (rg) (Entered: 07/08/2002)
07/10/200230Judgment and Commitment as to NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5. (Pages: 5) (fe) (Entered: 07/11/2002)
07/10/2002  SEALED PSI PLACED IN VAULT as to NTS Communications (fe) (Entered: 07/11/2002)
07/12/200235 Judgment and commitment returned executed as to , NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5 on 7/11/02 (rg) (Entered: 07/15/2002)
08/21/200240AMENDED Judgment and Commitment as to , NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5 (Pages: 5) (rg) (Entered: 08/22/2002)
08/29/200241 AMENDED Judgment and commitment returned executed as to , NTS Communications (1) count(s) 1-5 on 8/27/02 (rg) (Entered: 08/30/2002)
12/22/200450 Transcript filed as to NTS Communications, Barbara Andrews, Brad Worthington for dates of 6/21/03 (Proceedings Transcribed: Sentencing) (Court Reporter: Chris Poage) (rg) (Entered: 12/27/2004)
08/08/200651UNOPPOSED MOTION for Early Termination of Probation by NTS Communications, Inc. (rg, ) (Entered: 08/08/2006)
08/10/200652ORDER granting 51 Unopposed Motion for Early Termination of Probation as to NTS Communications, Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Fred Biery. (rg, ) (Entered: 08/10/2006)