CLOSED,APPEAL,MAG

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of New York (Uniondale)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 9:00-cr-00352-ADS All Defendants


Case title: USA v. Numisgroup Intl, et al
Magistrate judge case number: 9:00-mj-00344

Date Filed: 04/05/2000
Date Terminated: 01/31/2011

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt
Appeals court case numbers: 03-1141, 105.00

Defendant (1)
Numisgroup International Corp.
TERMINATED: 02/11/2003
represented byDouglas E. Grover
Thompson Hine LLP
335 Madison Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
212-344-5680
Fax: 212-344-6101
Email: douglas.grover@thompsonhine.com
TERMINATED: 02/11/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Gerald M. Saluti
103 Park Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 746-5858
TERMINATED: 02/11/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(4rs-9rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10rs-11rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(14rs-15rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(16rs-17rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(19rs-20rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(22rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(26rs-28rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(30rs-32rs)
The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the pa yee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismat ic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to th e U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2-34)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2s-3s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(13s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(14s-15s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(16s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(19s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(21rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(22s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(23rs-25rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(29rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(37s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1-5, 8-12, 14 and 17-20, 18:982; 21:853
(38s)
The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt
Appeals court case numbers: 03-1141, 105.00

Defendant (2)
Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc.
TERMINATED: 02/11/2003
represented byDouglas E. Grover
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/11/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, EIGHTEEN, and THIRTY THREE after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the Payee, The United States Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722, in the the amount of & #036;322,875,00. Payments of restitution are to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numisgroup International Corp., Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Lau ra, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution are to be made to the payee and distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the U.S. a sp ecial assessment of $1,200.00 which shall be due immediately. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(18rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, EIGHTEEN, and THIRTY THREE after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the Payee, The United States Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722, in the the amount of & #036;322,875,00. Payments of restitution are to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numisgroup International Corp., Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Lau ra, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution are to be made to the payee and distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the U.S. a sp ecial assessment of $1,200.00 which shall be due immediately. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1-5, 8-12, 14 and 17-20, 18:982; 21:853
(33rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, EIGHTEEN, and THIRTY THREE after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the Payee, The United States Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722, in the the amount of & #036;322,875,00. Payments of restitution are to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numisgroup International Corp., Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Lau ra, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution are to be made to the payee and distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the U.S. a sp ecial assessment of $1,200.00 which shall be due immediately. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2s-9s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(11s-12s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(13s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(14s-15s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(16s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(17s-18s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(19s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(20s-21s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(23s-36s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(37s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (3)
Galerie Des Numismatique, LTD.
TERMINATED: 02/11/2003
represented byDouglas E. Grover
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/11/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, TWELVE and THIRTEEN after a plea of not guilty. RESTITUTION: $80,471.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $1,200.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(12rs-13rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, TWELVE and THIRTEEN after a plea of not guilty. RESTITUTION: $80,471.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $1,200.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2rs-3rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(13s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(16s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(19s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(37s)
Count 37s dismissed in open court on the record.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (4)
Meridian Numismatics, Inc.
TERMINATED: 02/03/2003
represented byDouglas E. Grover
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/03/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1rs)
The dft was found guilty on count(s) ONE, after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $379,702.00. Payments of restitution are to be m ade jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case. Galerie Des Numismatique, Numisgroup International Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Pa yments of restitution are to be made to the payee and distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $400. 00 which shall be due immediately. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2s-9s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(11s-12s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(13s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(14s-15s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(16s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(17s-18s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(19s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(20s-36s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(37s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1-5, 8-12, 14 and 17-20, 18:982; 21:853
(38s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (5)
Robert Dupurton
TERMINATED: 03/04/2003
represented byDouglas E. Grover
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 03/04/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Susan Gail Kellman
Susan G. Kellman
25 Eighth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-783-8200
Fax: 718-783-8226
Email: kellmanesq@aol.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGMENT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(4rs-5rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(7rs-9rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10rs-11rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(12rs-13rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(15rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(17rs-20rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(22rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(26rs-28rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(30rs-32rs)
The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGME NT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT - IMPRISONMENT: Fifty-One (51) Months to run concurrent with all the Counts. SUPERVISED RELEASE: Three (3) Years. RESTITUTION: $1,873.819.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $2,300.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2-34)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2rs-3rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(6rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(13s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(14rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(16s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(19s)
Counts 10s, 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(20s)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(21rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(23rs-25rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(29rs)
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1-5, 8-12, 14 and 17-20, 18:982; 21:853
(33rs)
Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(37s)
Count 37s dismissed in open court on the record.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (6)
John Laura
TERMINATED: 01/31/2011
represented byAnthony John Colleluori
Kirk Medina Lipton Ketover & Colleluori LLP
1225 Franklin Avenue, Suite 335
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 877-2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Terrence P. Buckley
Terrence P. Buckley, Esq.
356 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 8N
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 543-3030
Fax: (631) 543-2888
Email: terrencepbuckley@aol.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1s)
PROBATION: Three (3) years to run concurrent on Counts 1 and 8.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1, 8-9 18:982; 21:853
(8s)
PROBATION: Three (3) years to run concurrent on Counts 1 and 8.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Count(s) reamaining are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(7-8)
Count(s) reamaining are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1, 8-9 18:982; 21:853
(9s)
Count(s) reamaining are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (7)
Angelina Caltagirone
TERMINATED: 07/30/2010
also known as
Ann Calta
TERMINATED: 07/30/2010
represented byRandi L. Chavis
Federal Defenders of New York, Inc.
460 Federal Plaza
Central Islip, NY 11722
631-712-6500
Fax: 631-712-6505
Email: randi_chavis@fd.org
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Public Defender or Community Defender Appointment

Robert N. Nelson
Law Office of Robert N. Nelson, Esq.
2249 Derby Road
Baldwin, NY 11510
(516) 223-5500
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Rosemarie Rotundo
Rosemarie N. Rotondo, Esq.
1225 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY
(516) 877-2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Paul Peter Rinaldo
Grossman & Rinaldo
108-18 Queens Boulevard
Suite 5
Forest Hills, NY 11375
718- 520-8722
Fax: 718-793-0893
Email: grossmanrinaldo@aol.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 18:982; 21:853.
(31s)
PROBATION: Three (3) Years. COMMUNITY SERVICE: Three Hundred (300) Hours. RESTITUTION: $21,507.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $200.00.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 18:982; 21:853.
(36s)
AMENDED JUDGMENT: Amended to correct defendant's name from Angeline to Angelina on page 1 of the Judgment and Conviction Order. Judgment the same in all other respects. PROBATION: Three (3) Years. COMMUNITY SERVICE: Three Hundred (300) Hours. RESTITUTION: $21,507.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $200.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1s)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2-4)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 18:982; 21:853.
(2s-4s)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(6)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 18:982; 21:853.
(7s)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(28)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 18:982; 21:853.
(30s)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(33)
Count(s) Remaining & Undlerying is dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (8)
Robert Smith
TERMINATED: 06/03/2004
also known as
Brian Mills
TERMINATED: 06/03/2004
also known as
Dan Gallager
TERMINATED: 06/03/2004
represented byGerald M. Saluti
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1s)
Probation: three(3) years on each count to run concurrently with Special Conditions. Special Assessment: $200.00 Restitution: $310,503.00
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1-5, 8-12, 14 and 17-20, 18:982; 21:853
(38s)
Probation: three(3) years on each count to run concurrently with Special Conditions. Special Assessment: $200.00 Restitution: $310,503.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(12-13)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(14s-15s)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(20)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(22s)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(31)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(34)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(34s)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(37s)
Dismissed on the Govt's motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (9)
Tom Paull
TERMINATED: 05/17/2001
represented byRichard A. Miller
Miller & Skubik, LLP
One Suffolk Square
Suite 520
1601 Veterans Memorial Highway
Islandia, NY 11749
631-234-0900
Fax: 631-234-1045
Email: millerskubik@aol.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(11)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(14)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(17)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(19)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(24-25)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(27)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(29-30)
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(32)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(13s)
Counts 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(16s)
Counts 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(17rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(19s)
Counts 13s, 16s and 19s are dismissed in open court on the record.
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(22rs-23rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(25rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(28rs-29rs)
18:1341.F, 2, 2326(1) and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES; FORFEITURE ALLEGATION as to counts 1 and 19, 18:982; 21:853.
(31rs)

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (10)
Nick Ferraro
TERMINATED: 09/22/2003
represented byJohn S. Wallenstein
220 Old Country Road
Mineola, NY 11501
516-742-5600
Fax: 516-742-5040
Email: jswallensteinesq@aol.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
PROBATION: Three (3) Years. Special Conditions of Probation: See J&C. RESTITUTION: $39,867.50. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $100.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(15-16)
Superseding Indictment Counts 2-34 and Underlying Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(21-23)
Superseding Indictment Counts 2-34 and Underlying Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(26)
Superseding Indictment Counts 2-34 and Underlying Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Arthur D. Spatt

Defendant (11)
Calvin Richard
TERMINATED: 12/09/2003
also known as
Calvin Richards
TERMINATED: 12/09/2003
also known as
Michael Bennett
TERMINATED: 12/09/2003
also known as
Tony Bennett
TERMINATED: 12/09/2003
represented byNorman Trabulus
Law Office of Norman Trabulus
345 Seventh Avenue
21st Floor
New York, NY 10001
212-221-7811
Fax: 212-398-8835
Email: ntrabulus@gmail.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Richard A. Miller
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: CJA Appointment

Robert Sale
64 Hilton Avenue


Hempstead, NY 11550

(516)486-8500
Fax: (516)486-8995
Email: saleandgroothuis@aol.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(5)
PROBATION: Term of Three (3) Years to run consecutive with the sentence imposed in CR-02-1159 (ADS). RESTITUTION: $7,365.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: Two-Hundred $200.00.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(10)
PROBATION: Term of Three (3) Years to run consecutive with the sentence imposed in CR-02-1159 (ADS). RESTITUTION: $7,365.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: Two-Hundred $200.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F and 3551 et seq. CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Count(s) 1, 9 & 18 (are) dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(9)
Count(s) 1, 9 & 18 (are) dismissed on the motion of the United States.
18:1341.F, 2 and 3551 et seq. FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(18)
Count(s) 1, 9 & 18 (are) dismissed on the motion of the United States.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDemetri M. Jones
United States Attorneys Office
Eastern District of New York
610 Federal Plaza
Central Islip, NY 11722
631-715-7840
Fax: 631-715-7922
Email: demetri.jones@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/25/2000AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF APPLICATION FOR ARREST AND SEARCH WARRANTS as to pka One Suffolk Square, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Ann Calta, Nick Ferraro, Robert E. Garner, Calvin Richards [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Toritto, James) (Entered: 02/28/2000)
02/25/2000  Arrest WARRANT issued as to Robert Dupurton [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Toritto, James) (Entered: 02/28/2000)
02/25/2000  Arrest WARRANT issued as to John Laura [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Toritto, James) (Entered: 02/28/2000)
02/25/2000  Arrest WARRANT issued as to Ann Calta [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Toritto, James) (Entered: 02/28/2000)
02/25/2000  Arrest WARRANT issued as to Nick Ferraro [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Toritto, James) (Entered: 02/28/2000)
02/25/2000  Arrest WARRANT issued as to Calvin Richards [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Toritto, James) (Entered: 02/28/2000)
02/29/2000Magistrate Arraignment as to John Laura, Ann Calta, Nick Ferraro, Robert E. Garner, Calvin Richards held (Defendant informed of rights.) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000CALENDAR ENTRY as to John Laura counsel Terrence Buckley (ret), Ann Calta counsel Randi Chavis (LAS), Nick Ferraro counsel John Wallenstein (CJA), Robert E. Garner counsel Scott Miskin (ret), Calvin Richards counsel Norman Trabulus (CJA) ; Case called before Magistrate E. T. Boyle on date of 2/29/00 for Cr cause Arraignment Court Reporter/ESR AUSA Demetri Jones Tape # 00-23 (549-2278);Preliminary Hearing waived as to all defendants Laura, Calta, Ferraro, Garner & Richards; Defendant John Laura released on a $200,000.00 unsecured bond; Defendant Ann Calta released on a $50,000.00 unsecured bond; Defendant Nick Feraro released on a $50,000.00 unsecured bond;Defendant Robert Garner released on a $100,000.00 unsecured bond; Defendant Calvin Richards released on $50,000.00 unsecured bond; [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000NOTICE of Appearance for John Laura by Attorney Terrence P. Buckley [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000 Unsecured BOND entered by John Laura in Amount $ 100,000.00 Receipt # ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , dated 2/29/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000ORDER Appointing Federal Public Defender Randi Chavis for Ann Calta ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , dated: 2/29/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000NOTICE of Appearance for Ann Calta by Attorney Randi L. Chavis [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000 Unsecured BOND entered by Ann Calta in Amount $ 50,000.00 ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , dated 2/29/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000CJA 20 as to Nick Ferraro : Appointment of Attorney John S. Wallenstein Voucher # ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , Dated 2/29/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/2000 Unsecured BOND entered by Nick Ferraro in Amount $ 50,000.00 Receipt # ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , dated 2/29/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/200012 CJA 23 FINANCIAL AFFIDAVIT by Calvin Richards [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/200013 CJA 20 as to Calvin Richards : Appointment of Attorney Norman Trabulus Voucher # ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , Dated 2/29/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/200014  Unsecured BOND entered by Calvin Richards in Amount $ 50,000.00 Receipt # ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , dated 2/29/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/200015  Arrest WARRANT Returned Executed as to John Laura on 2/29/00 [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/200016  Arrest WARRANT Returned Executed as to Ann Calta on 2/29/00 [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/200017  Arrest WARRANT Returned Executed as to Nick Ferraro on 2/29/00 [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
02/29/200019  Arrest WARRANT Returned Executed as to Calvin Richards on 2/29/00 [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 03/06/2000)
03/06/200021 NOTICE of Appearance for Robert Dupurton by Attorney Douglas E. Grover [ 9:00-m -344 ] (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 03/07/2000)
03/06/2000  Magistrate Arraignment as to Robert Dupurton held [ 9:00-m -344 ] (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 03/07/2000)
03/06/200022 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Robert Dupurton present - with counsel Douglas E. Grover, retained; Case called before Magistrate Michael L. Orenstein on date of 3/6/00 for arraignment; Tape # 2000-28 (6844-7012), 2000-31 (0-175); Gov't: Gary Brown; dft waives public reading of the complaint; dft released on $250,000.00 secured bond with $40,000.00 to be deposited in the Registry of the Court by March 13, 2000 (see bond for further conditions); dft waives preliminary hearing [ 9:00-m -344 ] (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 03/07/2000)
03/06/200023 APPEARANCE BOND entered by Robert Dupurton in Amount $ 250,000.00 - with $40,000.00 to be deposited in the Registry of the Court by 3/13/2000 (see bond for further conditions) ( Signed by Magistrate Michael L. Orenstein , dated 3/6/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 03/07/2000)
03/06/200024 ORDER, as to Robert Dupurton, for acceptance of cash bail ( Signed by Magistrate Michael L. Orenstein , on 3/6/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 03/07/2000)
03/06/200025 ARREST WARRANT Returned Executed as to Robert Dupurton on 3/6/00 [ 9:00-m -344 ] (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 03/07/2000)
03/29/200028 ORDER as to Calvin Richards, dismissing without prejudice ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , on 3/31/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 04/06/2000)
03/29/200029 ORDER as to Ann Calta, dismissing without prejudice ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , on 3/31/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) Modified on 04/06/2000 (Entered: 04/06/2000)
03/29/200030 ORDER as to John Laura, dismissing complaint without prejudice ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , on 3/31/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 04/06/2000)
03/29/200031 ORDER as to Nick Ferraro, dismissing the complaint without prejudice ( Signed by Magistrate E. T. Boyle , on 3/31/00) [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 04/06/2000)
03/29/200032 LETTER dated 3/24/00 from Robert Nelson counsel to Ann Calta, to Mag. Judge Boyle ; request as to the status of this matter. [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Lundy, Lisa) (Entered: 04/06/2000)
03/31/200026 NOTICE of Appearance for Calvin Richards by Attorney Robert Sale [ 9:00-m -344 ] (Toritto, James) (Entered: 03/31/2000)
04/05/200033 INDICTMENT as to Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1, 2-34, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1, 2-34, John Laura (6) count(s) 1, 7-8, Angelina Caltagirone (7) count(s) 1, 2-4, 6, 28, 33, Robert Smith (8) count(s) 1, 12-13, 20, 31, 34, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 1, 11, 14, 17, 19, 24-25, 27, 29-30, 32, Nick Ferraro (10) count(s) 1, 15-16, 21-23, 26, Calvin Richard (11) count(s) 1, 5, 9-10, 18 (Valle, Christine) (Entered: 04/12/2000)
04/05/2000  Magistrate Pohorelsky has been selected by random selection to handle any matters that may be referred in this case. (Valle, Christine) (Entered: 04/12/2000)
04/05/2000  ARREST WARRANT issued as to Tom Paull (Valle, Christine) (Entered: 04/12/2000)
04/05/2000  ARREST WARRANT issued as to Robert Smith (Valle, Christine) (Entered: 04/12/2000)
04/06/200035 LETTER dated 4/6/00 from Demetri M. Jones to Douglas E. Grover, Esq. re: the deft is scheduled to appear for arraignment on the indictment at 10:30 a.m. on 4/4/00 before Judge Spatt. (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200036 LETTER dated 4/6/00 from Demetri M. Jones to Terrence Buckley re: your client is scheduled to appear for arraignment on the indictment at 10:30 a.m. on 4/14/00 before Judge Spatt. (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200037 ARREST WARRANT Returned Executed as to Robert Smith on 4/6/00 (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200038 ARREST WARRANT Returned Executed as to Tom Paull on 4/6/00 (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/2000  District Court Arraignment as to Robert Smith, Tom Paull held Robert Smith (8) count(s) 1, 12-13, 20, 31, 34, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 1, 11, 14, 17, 19, 24-25, 27, 29-30, 32 (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200039 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Robert Smith, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 4/6/00 at 2:00 p.m. for Criminal Cause for Arraignment Tape # 00-20 (0-825), Deft Smith present in custody with retained counsel Gerald Saluti. Deft Paull present in custody with retained counsel, Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones First appearance of deft. Defts arraigned. Defts informed of rights. Not Guilty: Robert Smith (8) count(s) 1, 12-13, 20, 31, 34, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 1, 11, 14, 17, 19, 24-25, 27, 29-30, 32 , Bail set at $50,000 for defts Paull and Smith. set status conference for 10:00 4/14/00 for Robert Smith, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Speedy trial information on defts: Start date 4/6/00 Stop date: 4/14/00 (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200040 NOTICE of Appearance for Robert Smith by Attorney Gerald M. Saluti (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200041 NOTICE of Appearance for Tom Paull by Attorney Richard A. Miller (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200042 ORDER SETTING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE AND BOND Bond set to $50,000 SECURED APPEARANCE BOND for Robert Smith. The deft must remain in and may not leave the following areas without Court permission: SDNY, EDNY & DNJ. The deft shall not apply for a passport. Bond to be co-signed by wife. (Signed by Magistrate Viktor V. Pohorelsky, dated: 4/6/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200043 ORDER SETTING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE AND BOND Bond set to $50,000 SECURED APPEARANCE BOND for Tom Paull. The deft must reamin in and may not leave the following areas without Court permission: SDNY, EDNY & DNY. The deft shall surrender any and all passports to the U.S. Pretrial Services Agency and shall not apply for any other passport. Co-signature by father. (Signed by Magistrate Viktor V. Pohorelsky, 4/6/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200044 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Robert Smith from 4/6/00 through 4/14/00. (Signed by Magistrate Viktor V. Pohorelsky, Dated 4/6/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/06/200045 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Tom Paull from 4/6/00 through 4/14/00. ( Signed by Magistrate Viktor V. Pohorelsky, Dated 4/6/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/07/200046 LETTER dated 4/7/00 from Demetri M. Jones to John S. Wallenstein, Esq. re: the deft is scheduled to appear for arraignment on the indictment at 10:30 a.m. on 4/14/00 before Judge Spatt. (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/07/200047 LETTER dated 4/7/00 from Demetri M. Jones to Robert N. Nelson re: the deft is scheduled to appear for arraignment on the indictment at 10:30 a.m. on 4/14/00 before Judge Spatt. (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/13/200034 NOTICE of Appearance for Angelina Caltagirone by Attorney Robert Nelson (Talbott, Thomas) (Entered: 04/14/2000)
04/14/200048 Letter MOTION by USA as to Robert Dupurton for permanent detention of the deft Robert Dupurton at the time of his arraignment on the indictment on 4/14/00 (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton denying [48-1] motion for permanent detention of the deft Robert Dupurton at the time of his arraignment on the indictment on 4/14/00 as to Robert Dupurton (5). Hearing having been held, the court denies government's application to deny bail as to Robert Dupurton. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 4/14/00) c/m (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200049 Letter MOTION by USA as to John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone for an order of permanent detention of the defts Laura and Caltagirone at the time of the arraignment on the indictment on 4/14/00 (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone denying [49-1] motion for an order of permanent detention of the defts Laura and Caltagirone at the time of the arraignment on the indictment on 4/14/00 as to John Laura (6), Angelina Caltagirone (7). After a hearing was held, the court denies the government's applications to remand deft Laura and Caltagirone. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 4/14/00) c/m (entered on document #49) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/2000  Status conference as to Robert Smith, Tom Paull held (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200050 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Robert Smith, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 4/14/00 at 10:50 a.m. for Criminal Cause for Status Conf Court Reporter/ESR Owen Wicker, Deft Smith present in custody with retained counsel Gerald M. Saluti. Deft Paull present in custody with retained counsel, Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones. Status conf held. Defts waive speedy trial from 4/14/00 to 8/18/00. Govt to turn over all discovery. Set status conference for 10:00 8/18/00 for Robert Smith, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200051 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Robert Smith from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200052 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Tom Paull from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/2000  District Court Arraignment as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard held Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1, 2-34, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1, 2-34, John Laura (6) count(s) 1, 7-8, Angelina Caltagirone (7) count(s) 1, 2-4, 6, 28, 33, Nick Ferraro (10) count(s) 1, 15-16, 21-23, 26, Calvin Richard (11) count(s) 1, 5, 9-10, 18 (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200053 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 4/14/00 at 11:00 a.m. for Criminal Cause for Arraignment Court Reporter/ESR Owen Wicker, Deft Numis Group Intl, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie Des Numismatique, and Meridian Numismatics represented by Douglas E. Grover. Deft Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Deft Laura present with counsel Terrence P. Buckley. Deft Caltagirone present with counsel Steven Grief for Robert Nelson (retained). Deft Ferraro present with counsel John S. Wallenstein. Deft Richard present with counsel Robert Sale. Govt: Demetri Jones. Deft's first appearance. Defts waive public reading of the indictment. Not Guilty: Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1, 2-34, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1, 2-34, John Laura (6) count(s) 1, 7-8, Angelina Caltagirone (7) count(s) 1, 2-4, 6, 28, 33, Nick Ferraro (10) count(s) 1, 15-16, 21-23, 26, Calvin Richard (11) count(s) 1, 5, 9-10, 18 , set status conference for 10:00 8/18/00 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for John Laura, for Angelina Caltagirone, for Nick Ferraro, for Calvin Richard before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Defts 1-7, 10,11 waives speedy trial from 4/14/00 to 8/18/00. Notice of appearance filed for deft 1-4. Bail continued for defts 10 & 11. Govt's application to remand defts 5, 6 & 7 are denied after a hearing. Deft's 5-7 bail conditions are amended as follows: Defts are not to be involved in the coin business, transactions, sales directly or indirectly. Failure to abide by these revised conditions, will result in bail being revoked and deft being remanded. Defts 5-7 agree to revision. All discovery is to be turned over to the defts. (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200054 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Numisgroup Intl from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200055 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Numismatic Asset from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200056 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Galerie Des Numis from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200057 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Meridian Numismatics from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00.( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200058 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Robert Dupurton from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200059 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by John Laura from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200060 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Angelina Caltagirone from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200061 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Nick Ferraro from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200062 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Calvin Richard from 4/14/00 through 8/18/00. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 4/14/00) (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200063 NOTICE of Appearance for Numisgroup Intl by Attorney Douglas E. Grover (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200064 NOTICE of Appearance for Numismatic Asset by Attorney Douglas E. Grover (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200065 NOTICE of Appearance for Galerie Des Numis by Attorney Douglas E. Grover (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/14/200066 NOTICE of Appearance for Meridian Numismatics by Attorney Douglas E. Grover (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
04/27/200067 LETTER dated 4/27/00 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt re: requesting that the court issue an order which will clarify the limitations which have been placed on our client and draw a bright line as to what he can and cannot do, and permit him to deal with wholesale coin dealers in the wholesale market. (Mahon, Cinthia) (Entered: 05/15/2000)
05/01/200068 LETTER dated 4/28/00 from Douglas Grover to Demetri Jones re: request for bill of particulars, discovery and inspection (copy) (Talbott, Thomas) (Entered: 05/19/2000)
05/09/200069 LETTER dated 5/8/00 from Demetri Jones to counsel re: confirming receipt of discovery demands from the Numisgroup corporate defendants, Tom Paull and Robert Dupurton (Talbott, Thomas) (Entered: 05/19/2000)
05/19/200074 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/19/00 at 3:30 p.m. as to Robert Dupurton, Criminal Cause for Status Conference. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Conference held. Deft. Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Gov't: Demetri Jones. Deft. to submit proposed order, gov't to respond. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/11/2000)
05/24/200073 LETTER dated 5/24/00 from Demetri Jones, AUSA to Judge Spatt re: to advise the court that the gov't received the proposed order concerning allowing deft. Dupurton to sell coins to wholesalers under the conditions set forth by the court on the record 5/19/00. The gov't has no opposition. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/11/2000)
05/24/200076 LETTER dated 5/24/00 from Demetri M. Jones to Judge Spatt re: This letter is submitted to advise the court that the gov't received the proposed order concerning allowing the deft. Robert Dupurton to sell coins to wholesalers under the conditions set forth by the court on the record on 5/19/00. The gov't has no opposition. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/19/2000)
05/25/200070 ORDER; with respect to the conditions of release pursuant to a PRB for the deft Robert Dupurton this court issued an order modifying such conditions by imposing an additional condition that, as of 4/14/00, the deft. is to be prohibited from initiating or engaging in the sale of coins to customers, either directly or indirectly. Ordered, on motion of Douglas E. Grover Esq. submitted on behalf of Robert Dupurton that the deft. shall be permitted to sell, exchange and purchase coins in the wholesale market only with professional coin dealders defined as in the Order, see Order for further details. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 5/25/00). So Ordered. c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/05/2000)
06/26/200071 MOTION by Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard for Gerald M. Saluti to appear pro hac vice Fee $25.00 Receipt #: 52135 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/05/2000)
06/26/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard GRANTING [71-1] motion for Gerald M. Saluti to appear pro hac vice Fee $25.00 Receipt #52135 as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5), John Laura (6), Angelina Caltagirone (7), Robert Smith (8), Tom Paull (9), Nick Ferraro (10), Calvin Richard (11) ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on 6/26/00). So Ordered. EOD #71. c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/05/2000)
06/26/200072 AFFIDAVIT of Gerald M. Saluti as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard in support of the [71-1] motion for Gerald M. Saluti to appear pro hac vice Fee $25.00 Receipt #: 52135. (certificate of good standing annexed). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/05/2000)
06/26/200075 LETTER dated 5/22/00 from Douglas Grover to Judge Spatt re: pursuant to your decision on 5/19/00 the transcript of which is annexed please find my proposed order for the modification of Mr. DuPurton's bail conditions. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/19/2000)
07/25/200077 LETTER dated 7/24/00 from Demetri Jones, AUSA to Mr. Wallenstein re: This letter provides the defendant Nick Ferraro with discovery pursuant to Rule 16 of the Fed. R. Cr. P. and requests reciprocal discovery. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/25/2000)
07/25/200078 LETTER dated 7/24/00 from Demetri Jones to Mr. Miller re: This letter provides the defendant Thomas Paull with discovery pursuant to Rule 16 of the Fed. R. Cr. P. and requests reciprocal discovery. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/25/2000)
07/25/200079 LETTER dated 7/24/00 from Demetri Jones, AUSA to Mr. Grover re: This letter provides the deft. Robert Dupurton, Numisgroup Int., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique and Meridian Numismatics with discovery pursuant to Rule 16 of the Fed. R. Cr. P. and requests reciprocal discovery. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/25/2000)
07/26/200080 LETTER dated 7/24/00 from Demetri Jones, AUSA to Mr. Wallenstein re: This letter provides the defendant Nick Ferraro with discovery pursuant to Rule 16 of the Fed. R. Cr. P. and requests reciprocal discovery. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/01/2000)
07/26/200081 LETTER dated 7/24/00 from Demetri Jones to Mr. Miller re: This letter provides the defendant Thomas Paull with discovery pursuant to Rule 16 of the Fed. R. Cr. P. and requests reciprocal discovery. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/01/2000)
07/26/200082 LETTER dated 7/24/00 from Demetri Jones, AUSA to Mr. Grover re: This letter provides the deft. Robert Dupurton and defendants Numisgroup Int., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique and Meridian Numismatic (the corporate def's) with discovery pursuant to Rule 16 of the Fed. R. Cr. P. and requests reciprocal discovery. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/01/2000)
08/18/200083 LETTER dated 8/17/00 from Demetri M. Jones, AUSA to Mr. Grover re: to advise that the government is in possession of 6 boxes that contain original documents obtained from Patricia Calabritto. Copies are being federal expressed to you and Calabritto's attorney, John Gionis. The original documents will be made available to all the defendants at a mutually convenient time. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/18/2000)
08/18/2000  Status conference as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200084 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 8/18/00 at 10:30 a.m., Criminal Cause for Status Conference. Conference held. Court Reporter: Margaret Eustace. Dft Numisgroup Int'l present with retained counsel Douglas Grover; dft Numismatic Asset present with retained counsel Douglas Grover; dft Galerie Des Numismatique present with retained counsel Douglas Grover; dft Meridian Numismatics present with retained counsel Douglas Grover; dft Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover; dft John Laura present with retained counsel Terrence Buckley; dft Angelina Caltagirone present with retained counsel Robert Nelson; dft Robert Smith present with retained counsel Douglas Grover for Gerald Saluti; dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller; dft Nick Ferraro present with retained counsel Terrence Buckley for John S. Wallenstein; dft Calvin Richard present with retained counsel Robert Sale. Gov't: Demetri Jones. set jury selection for 1/8/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for John Laura, for Angelina Caltagirone, for Robert Smith, for Tom Paull, for Nick Ferraro, for Calvin Richard before Judge Arthur D. Spatt All defendants waive speedy trial from 8/18/00 to 11/8/01. Motion schedule: defendant's motions 10/3/00; govt's opposition 10/17/00; defendants reply 10/24/00; oral argument 11/10/00 at 9:00 a.m. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200085 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Numisgroup Intl. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200086 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Numismatic Asset. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200087 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Galerie Des Numis. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200088 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Meridian Numismatics. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200089 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Robert Dupurton. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200090 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by John Laura. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 01/08/01. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200091 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Angelina Caltagirone. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200092 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Robert Smith. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200093 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Tom Paull. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200094 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Nick Ferraro. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/18/200095 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Calvin Richard. Start Date: 8/18/00. Stop Date: 1/8/01. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , Dated 8/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/23/200096 LETTER dated 8/22/00 from Demetri Jones to Gerald Saluti re: In response to your letter dated 8/11/00 to advise that the government never received any written request for discovery from the above named defendant as required by Rule 16. (O'Hara, Karen) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
09/25/200097 LETTER dated 9/25/00 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt re: Confirming date for oral argument has been adjourned and that telephone conference has been cancelled. (Jafer, Halide) (Entered: 09/27/2000)
09/25/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to Numismatic Asset. SO ORDERED (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on 9/25/00) eod#97 c/m (Jafer, Halide) (Entered: 09/27/2000)
09/25/200098 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton ; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 9/25/00 at 9:00 A.M. for Criminal Cause for Telephone Conference. Dfts not present, but counsel present retained Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter/ESR Owen Wicker. Witness: John Groves. Telephone Conference held. Re Subpoena Duces Tecum from Mr. Grover to Mr. Groves. Mr. Groves has no tax records re: coin purchases or sales. Other rulings on the record. (Jafer, Halide) (Entered: 09/27/2000)
09/29/2000104 Letter MOTION by Robert Smith requesting extension from 10/2/00 to 10/31/00 to file pretrial motions (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 11/02/2000 (Entered: 11/02/2000)
09/29/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Smith granting [104-1] motion requesting extension from 10/2/00 to 10/31/00 to file pretrial motions as to Robert Smith (8) (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 9/29/00). EOD #104. c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/02/2000)
10/07/200099 LETTER dated 9/28/00 from AUSA Demetri Jones to USDJ Spatt RE: The government takes no position on defendant Robert Smith's request for an extension of time to file motions. (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 10/11/2000)
10/20/2000100 LETTER dated 9/28/00 from Mr. O'Hara to Judge Spatt RE: enclosing copy of correspondenct on behalf of Miles Igo dated 9/28/00 to Mr. Grover. (Bollbach, Jean) (Entered: 10/20/2000)
10/20/2000101 LETTER dated 10/2/00 from Mr. Grover to Judge Spatt RE: request for extension of time to file pre-trial motions (Bollbach, Jean) (Entered: 10/20/2000)
10/20/2000101 ORDER as to Robert Dupurton -extension of time granted oral argument 12/1/00 ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on 10/2/00) (Bollbach, Jean) (Entered: 10/20/2000)
10/25/2000102 LETTER dated 9/22/00 from Douglas Grover to Judge Spatt re: this letter is in response to the government's faxed letter, dated 9/21/00, which purports to quash the witness subpoenas served by this office on behalf of our clients. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/25/2000103 LETTER dated 9/21/00 from AUSA, Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt re: The goverment moves for an order quashing or modifying subpoenas issuedby defense counsel Douglas E. Grover, a victim, and is therefore a potention government witness, in the trial of this case. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
11/01/2000105 LETTER dated 9/28/00 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Ms. Grover re: to advise the defendants that the government has possession of 646 coins that were sold by the defendants that may be introduced as evidence at trial. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/02/2000)
11/06/2000106 LETTER dated 10/27/00 from Terrence P. Buckley to Judge Spatt re: Although I will not be making any written motions on behalf of my client, Mr. Laura, I request that my client join in on any and all motion submitted by the co-defendants in this matter. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/07/2000)
11/06/2000107 MOTION by Tom Paull directing that evidence seized from the defendants pursuant to search warrant applied for Agent Sol Farash and issued by Judge Pohorelsky be suppressed and excluded as evidence at trial , directing the U.S. Attorney provide the defendant with a Bill of Particulars (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/07/2000)
11/06/2000108 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Tom Paull in support of [107-1] motion directing that evidence seized from the defendants pursuant to search warrant applied for Agent Sol Farash and issued Judge Pohorelsky be suppressed and excluded as evidence at trial, [107-2] motion directing the U.S. Attorney provide the defendant with a Bill of Particulars (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/07/2000)
11/06/2000109 AFFIDAVIT of Richard A. Miller on behalf of Tom Paull in support of the [107-1] motion directing that evidence seized from the defendants pursuant to search warrant applied for Agent Sol Farash and issued by Judge Pohorelsky be suppressed and excluded as evidence at trial, [107-2] motion directing the U.S. Attorney provide the defendant with a Bill of Particulars (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/07/2000)
11/06/2000110 MOTION by Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant executed 2/29/00 , directing the return of property seized pusuant to search warrant executed 2/29/00 , to dismiss the indictment, in the alternative dismissing count 1 of the indictment , to sever the trial of defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert DuPurton , directing the government to provide the defense with a Bill of Particulars , directing the government to provide certain discovery materials to the defense , directing disclosure material exculpatory information to the defense , prohibiting the government from improperly using the grand jury in order to prepare for trial Defendans also join in the motions of their co-defendants to the extent applicable. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/06/2000111 AFFIDAVIT of Douglas E. Grover on behalf of Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton in support of the [110-1] motion to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant executed 2/29/00, [110-2] motion directing the return of property seized pusuant to search warrant 2/29/00, [110-3] motion to dismiss the indictment, in the alternative dismissing count 1 of the indictment, [110-4] motion to sever the trial of defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert DuPurton, [110-5] motion directing the government to provide the defense with a Bill of Particulars, [110-6] motion the government to provide certain discovery materials to defense, [110-7] motion directing disclosure material exculpatory information to the defense, [110-8] motion prohibiting the government from improperly using the grand jury in order to prepare for trial (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/06/2000112 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton in support of the [110-1] motion to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant executed 2/29/00, [110-2] motion directing the return of property seized pusuant to search warrant executed 2/29/00, [110-3] motion to dismiss the indictment, in the alternative dismissing count 1 of the indictment, [110-4] motion to sever the trial of defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert DuPurton, [110-5] motion directing the government to provide the defense with a Bill of Particulars, [110-6] motion the government to provide certain discovery materials to defense, [110-7] motion directing disclosure material exculpatory information to the defense, [110-8] motion prohibiting the government from improperly using the grand jury in order to prepare for trial (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/06/2000113 LETTER dated 10/31/00 from Gerald M. Saluti to Judge Spatt re: Enclosed please find an Omnibus Motion and Affirmation in support on behalf of Robert Smith. I hereby join in all Motions filed by co-defendants and rely upon the Affirmations of their attorneys and their various memorandum of law set forth by said attorneys and my Affirmations. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/06/2000114 MOTION by Robert Smith to sever defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Gallery des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatic, Robert DuPurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro and Calvin Richard, from Robert Smith and the various defendant/salespeople , forcing the government to provide any and all information that any other defendant becomes entitled to as a result of filing a Bill of Particulars , disclosing any and all information regarding the confidential informant that the government could provide , requesting oral argument Other relief as set forth in the affirmation of counsel. Robert Smith relies upon the various memorandum law filed by all co-defendants in support of said motions. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/06/2000115 AFFIDAVIT of Gerandl M. Saluti, Jr. on behalf of Robert Smith in support of the [114-1] motion to sever defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Gallery des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatic, Robert DuPurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro and Calvin Richard, from Robert Smith and the various defendant/salespeople, [114-2] motion forcing the government to provide any and all information that any other defendant becomes entitled to as a result of filing a Bill of Particulars, [114-3] motion disclosing any and all information regarding the confidential informant that the government could provide, [114-4] motion oral argument (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/14/2000117 Letter MOTION by Angelina Caltagirone request that Angelina Caltagirone be excused from appearing in court on 11/15/00 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/14/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to Angelina Caltagirone GRANTING [117-1] motion request that Angelina Caltagirone be excused from appearing in court on 11/15/00 as to Angelina Caltagirone (7) ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 11/14/00). So Ordered. c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/14/2000123 Letter MOTION by Calvin Richard requesting to be excused from appearing in Court on 11/15/00 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
11/14/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to Calvin Richard granting [123-1] motion requesting to be excused from appearing in Court on 11/15/00 as to Calvin Richard (11) (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 11/14/00). EOD #123 c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
11/15/2000  Status conference as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/16/2000)
11/15/2000116 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 11/15/00 at 9:20 a.m. as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger. AUSA: Demetri Jones. Dft. Numisgroup International present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft. Numismatic Asset Strategies present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft. Galerie Des Numismatique present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft. Meridian Numismatics present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft. Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft. John Laura present with retained counsel John Laura. Dft. Angelina Caltagirone not present, waived appearance. Dft. Robert Smith not present, waived appearance. Dft. Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Dft. Nick Ferraro present with retained counsel John S. Wallenstein. Dft. Calvin Richard not present, waived appearance. Court denies defendants motion to quash the subpoena for new victims or crimes not continued in this indictment. Gov't to respond to defendants motion on 11/17/00. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/16/2000)
11/27/2000118 Letter MOTION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Robert Smith, Tom Paull request to extend the government's time in which to respond to the defendants' motions from 11/17/00 to 11/20/00 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/28/2000)
11/27/2000119 MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro in opposition to [107-1] motion directing that evidence seized from the defendants pursuant to search warrant applied for Agent Sol Farash and issued by Judge Pohorelsky be suppressed and excluded as evidence at trial, [107-2] directing the U.S. Attorney provide the defendant with a Bill of Particulars, [114-1] motion to sever defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Gallery des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatic, Robert DuPurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro and Calvin Richard, from Robert Smith and the various defendant/salespeople, [114-2] motion forcing the government to provide any and all information that any defendant becomes entitled to as a result of filing a Bill of Particulars, [114-3] motion disclosing any and all information regarding the confidential informant that the government could provide, [114-4] motion requesting oral argument, [110-1] motion to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant executed 2/29/00, [110-2] motion directing the return of property seized pusuant to search warrant executed 2/29/00, [110-3] motion to dismiss the indictment, in the alternative dismissing count 1 of indictment, [110-4] motion to sever the trial of defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert DuPurton, [110-5] motion directing the government to the defense with a Bill of Particulars, [110-6] motion directing the government to provide certain discovery materials to the defense, [110-7] motion directing disclosure material exculpatory information to the defense, [110-8] motion prohibiting the government from improperly using the grand jury in order to prepare for trial (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/28/2000)
11/27/2000137 Letter MOTION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard request to extend the government's time in which to respond to defendant's motions from 11/17/00 to 11/20/00 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/18/2000)
11/27/2000  ENDORSED ORDER GRANTING the government's [137-1] motion request to extend the time in which to respond to defendant's motions from 11/17/00 to 11/20/00 as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5), John Laura (6), Angelina Caltagirone (7), Robert Smith (8), Tom Paull (9), Nick Ferraro (10), Calvin Richard (11) ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 11/27/00). So Ordered. EOD #137. c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/18/2000)
11/29/2000120 REPLY AFFIDAVIT of Richard A. Miller on behalf of Tom Paull Re: in further support of the [107-1] omnibus motion and in reply to the governments [119-1] opposition memorandum (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/29/2000)
11/30/2000129 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate William D. Wall. The defendant C. Richards requested leave to enter a plea of guilty, and having consented to have a USMJ hear the application, the matter is referred to Magistrate Judge Wall to administer allocution and make specific findings as to whether the plea is knowingly and voluntarily made, and to make a recommendation to this court as to whether the plea should be accepted. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 11/30/00). So Ordered. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/13/2000)
11/30/2000131 ORDER as to Angelina Caltagirone, referring plea and allocution to Magistrate Judge Wall ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 11/30/00) c/m (Talbott, Thomas) (Entered: 12/13/2000)
12/01/2000121 LETTER dated 12/1/00 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt re: Enclosed is the government's proposed juror questionairre. We respectfully request that the court grant leave for the government to submit additional proposed questions that may become appropriate prior to jury selection. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/04/2000)
12/01/2000124 Letter MOTION by Tom Paull request to travel to Florida from 12/3/00 to 12/9/00 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
12/01/2000  ENDORSED ORDER as to Tom Paull granting [124-1] motion request to travel to Florida from 12/3/00 to 12/9/00 as to Tom Paull (9) (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 12/1/00) So Ordered EOD #124 c/m (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 12/06/2000 (Entered: 12/06/2000)
12/01/2000138 ORDER as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard. Based on the prior record and on proceedings held on 12/1/00, it is Ordered that the Professional Coint Grading Service ("PCGS") shall make available to the U.S., on or before 12/8/00, the results and reports of coin grading services provided to the U.S. in connection with this case. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 12/1/00). So Ordered. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 12/26/2000 (Entered: 12/26/2000)
12/01/2000  Motion hearing held as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro re: [118-1] motion request to extend the government's time in which to respond to the defendants' motions from 11/17/00 to 11/20/00, [107-1] motion directing that evidence seized from the defendants pursuant to search warrant applied for Agent Sol Farash and issued by Judge Pohorelsky be suppressed and excluded as evidence at trial, [107-2] motion directing the U.S. Attorney provide the defendant with a Bill of Particulars, [114-1] motion to sever defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Gallery des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatic, Robert DuPurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro and Calvin Richard, from Robert Smith and the various defendant/salespeople, [114-2] motion forcing the government to provide any and all information that any other defendant becomes entitled to as a result of filing a Bill of Particulars, [114-3] motion disclosing any and all information regarding the confidential informant that the government could provide, [114-4] motion requesting oral argument, [110-1] motion to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant executed 2/29/00, [110-2] motion directing the return of property seized pusuant to search warrant executed 2/29/00, [110-3] motion to dismiss the indictment, in the alternative dismissing count 1 of the indictment, [110-4] motion to sever the trial of defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert DuPurton, [110-5] motion directing the government to provide the defense with a Bill of Particulars, [110-6] motion directing the government to provide certain discovery materials to the defense, [110-7] motion directing disclosure material exculpatory information to the defense, [110-8] motion prohibiting the government from improperly using the grand jury in order to prepare for trial (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/21/2001)
12/01/2000153 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 12/1/00 @ 1:30 p.m. Criminal Cause for Motion Hearing. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Defendant Numisgroup, Numismatic, Galerie Des Matique, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton present on bail with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Laura present on bail with counsel Terrence P. Buckley. Defendant Smith present on bail with retained counsel Gerald M. Saluti. Defendant Paull present on bail with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Defendant Ferraro present on bail with retained counsel John S. Wallenstein. Govt: Vincent Lipari/Demetri Jones. Motion Hearing heard. Motion to supress evidenced as to all evidence seized pursuant to the search warrant argued. Motion DENIED, decision entered on the record. Motion to supress and return those coins seized pursuant to search warrant that the government does not intend to offer as evidence at trial are GRANTED, unless the government files a superceding indictment containing a forfeiture count within thirty (30) days. Motions to supress and return items of jewelry and coins that are not gold and silver and non-coin collectibles is GRANTED. DENYING [114-1] Motion to sever by defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Gallery des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatic, Robert DuPurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro and Calvin Richard, from Robert Smith and the various defendant/salespeople as to Robert Smith (8). DENYING [110-3] motion to dismiss the indictment, in the alternative dismissing count 1 of the indictment as to Robert Dupurton (5). DENYING [110-4] motion to sever the trial of defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert DuPurton as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5). Motion to quash Grand Jury Subpoena is DENIED. Dupurton's Motion for bail modification is GRANTED. Submit order to the Court. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/21/2001)
12/04/2000122 Letter dated 10/30/00 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt We represent defendants Numisgroup Int., Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatic, and Robert DuPurton. Enclosed please find the original and courtesy copy of our clients pretrial motion and accompanying memorandum of law. In addition, please accept this letter MOTION as to Robert Dupurton request for modification of Robert DuPurtons bail conditions set at inception of this case, namely, that a portion of the security underlying the $250,000.00 PRB, cash bail of $40,000 currently held by the Court, be returned to the dft. so that it may be used to pay for legal expenses (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
12/04/2000127 ORDER as to Robert Dupurton (5) granting [122-1] motion request for modification of. Ordered that the conditions of bail be modified as follows: 1) That cash bail in the amount of $40,000.00 currently being held by the Clerk of the Court, be returned to the defendant for the sole purpose of using said sum for legal fees and other legal expenses incurred on his behalf 2) The Clerk of the Court is directed to issue a check for the return of said bail directly to the firm of Grover & Bloch, P.C., counsel for the defendant. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 12/4/00). So Ordered. c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
12/05/2000125 LETTER dated 11/28/00 from Richard A. Miller to Judge Spatt re: Enclosed please find a courtesy copy of the Affidavit in Further Support of Defendant Thomas Paull's Omnibus Motion. The Original has been sent to the Clerk's Office for filing. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
12/05/2000126 LETTER dated 11/30/00 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt re: In response to the 10/30/00 letter submitted by Douglas Grover counsel for defendant Robert DuPurton, which seeks a modification of defendant's bail conditions. The government takes no position on the request. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
12/05/2000128 LETTER dated 11/13/00 from Gerald Saluti to Judge Spatt re: Confirming my secretary's conversation with your law clerk yesterday afternoon, it is requested that my client, Rob Smith, be excused from appearing in Court on 11/15/00. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/06/2000)
12/05/2000133 LETTER dated 12/1/00 from Demetri Jones, AUSA to Judge Spatt re: Enclosed is the proposed order that the court directed the government to prepare in connection with this case. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/14/2000)
12/05/2000134 LETTER dated 12/5/00 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover re: Enclosed are coin grading documents provided by PCGS in connection with this case. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/14/2000)
12/07/2000130 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 12/7/00 at 2:30 p.m. for pleading as to Calvin Richard. Court Reporter: CD#3 (WDW). AUSA: Demetri Jones. Defendant Calvin Richard present with retained counsel Robert Sale. Defendant sworn and informed of rights. Guilty: Calvin Richard (11) count(s) 5, 10 of indictment Court finds factual basis for plea. Defendant continued on present bond. set Sentencing for 9:00 a.m. 3/2/01 for Calvin Richard before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Copy of Order of referral for plea marked as exhibit #1. Cooperation Agreement marked as exhibit #2. Defendant consents to plea and allocution before Magistrate Wall on record. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/13/2000)
12/13/2000132 LETTER dated 12/11/00 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover re: To advise the defendant to contact the U.S. Postal Inspector, John Laperla, to arrange to examine the coins that were returned from PCGS and the items that were seized pursuant to the search warrant and to provide the defendant with a list of the names that correspond to the PCGS invoices. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/13/2000)
12/13/2000154 MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro terminating [118-1] motion request to extend the government's time in which to respond to the defendants' motions from 11/17/00 to 11/20/00 as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (1), Galerie Des Numis (1), Meridian Numismatics (1), Robert Dupurton (1), Robert Smith (1), Tom Paull (1). Denying [107-1] motion directing that evidence seized from the defendants pursuant to search warrant applied for Agent Sol Farash and issued by Judge Pohorelsky be suppressed and excluded as evidence at trial as to Tom Paull (9). Denying [107-2] motion directing the U.S. Attorney provide the defendant with a Bill of Particulars as to Tom Paull (9). Denying [114-2] motion forcing the government to provide any and all information that any defendant becomes entitled to as a result of filing a Bill of Particulars as to Robert Smith (8). Denying [114-3] motion disclosing any and all information regarding the confidential informant that the government could provide as to Robert Smith (8). Terminating [114-4] motion requesting oral argument as to Robert Smith (1). Denying [110-1] motion to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant executed 2/29/00 as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Dupurton (5). Granting [110-2] motion directing the return of property seized pusuant to search warrant executed 2/29/00 as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5). Denying [110-3] motion to dismiss the indictment, in the alternative dismissing count 1 of the indictment as to Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4). Denying [110-5] motion directing the government to provide the defense with a Bill of Particulars as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5). Denying [110-6] motion directing the government to provide certain discovery materials to the defense as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5). Denying [110-7] motion directing disclosure material exculpatory information to defense as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5). Denying [110-8] motion prohibiting the government from improperly using the grand jury in order to prepare for trial as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5). The Motions to supress and to return those coins seized pursuant to warrant that the government does not intend to offer as evidence at trial are Granted unless the government files a superceding indictment containing a forfeiture count within thirty (30) days of 12/1/00. The Motion to supress and return items of jewelry and coins that are not gold or silver, and non-coin collectibles is Granted. The Motions for severance are Denied. The Motion to quash the Grand Jury Subpoena is Denied on the terms set by this court on 11/15/00. Defendant Dupurton's motion for bail modification is Granted, and the Clerk of the Court is directed to release the $40,000.00 deposited by him. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 12/13/00). CM (copy mailed to financial). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/21/2001)
12/14/2000135 LETTER dated 11/27/00 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt re: Reference is made to the Government's Memorandum of law in Opposition to the Pre-trial motions which we submitted on behalf of our clients. 1) Based on the Government's response, the search warrant affidavit must be held insufficient as a matter of law 2) The Government cannot use the spector of forfeiture at this late date to defeat defendants' Rule 51(e) Motion 3) The Indictment must be dismissed as the Government admits that defendants' activities do not constitute a crime. (See letter for further details). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/15/2000)
12/14/2000136 LETTER dated 11/27/00 from Robert N. Nelson to Your Honor re: This is in reference to the motion brought by certain defendants, which is scheduled for oral argument on 12/1/00. My client, defendant Angelina Caltagirone, has not actively participated in the applications before the court, I am requesting that her appearance and the appearance of counsel for said defendant be excused. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/15/2000)
12/15/2000147 NOTICE of Appearance for Angelina Caltagirone by Attorney Rosemarie Rotundo (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
12/18/2000140 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate William D. Wall. The defendant Nick Ferraro requested leave to enter a plea of guilty, and having consented to have a U.S. Magistrate judge hear the application, the matter is referred to Magistrate Wall to administer the allocution pursuant to F.R.Cr.P. 11, and make specific findings as to whether the plea is knowingly and voluntarily made, and to make a recommendation to this Court as to whether the plea should be accepted. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 12/18/00). So Ordered. c/m 12/18/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/27/2000)
12/18/2000148 LETTER dated 12/18/00 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt re: This letter is submitted on behalf of Robert DuPurton and the corporate defendants, as an update on outstanding matters in ancticipation of trial, including the government's failure to provide the defense with discovery materials and other information which it is required to produce. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
12/19/2000142 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to Calvin Richard for dates of 12/7/00, pleading before Magistrate Wall; Court Reporter/ESR: Elizabeth Barron (Talbott, Thomas) (Entered: 01/03/2001)
12/19/2000150 NOTICE of Appearance for Angelina Caltagirone by Attorney (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
12/20/2000139 NOTICE of Appearance for John Laura by Attorney Anthony John Colleluori (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/26/2000)
12/20/2000141 SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT as to Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, John Laura (6) count(s) 1s, 8s-9s, Angelina Caltagirone (7) count(s) 1s, 2s-4s, 7s, 30s-31s, 36s, Robert Smith (8) count(s) 1s, 14s-15s, 22s, 34s, 37s, 38s, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 1s, 13s, 16s, 19s, 21s, 26s-27s, 29s, 32s-33s, 35s (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/02/2001)
12/20/2000149 LETTER dated 12/20/00 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt re: This letter is submitted in response to the letter dated 12/18/00 and submitted on behalf of the corporate defendants and Robert Dupurtons (see letter for further details). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
12/20/2000151 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Nick Ferraro; Case called before Magistrate William D. Wall on date of 12/20/00 @ 12:25 p.m. Criminal Cause for Pleading. Court Reporter: CD 00-4 (WDW). AUSA: Demetri Jones. Defendant Nick Ferraro present with retained counsel John Wallenstein. Defendant Ferraro sworn and informed of rights. Defendant Ferraro waives trial before the District Court. Defendant states true name to be Nicholas Ferraro. Guilty: Nick Ferraro (10) count(s) 1 , Court finds factual basis for the plea. Bail continued for defendant. set Sentencing for 9:00 3/9/00 for Nick Ferraro before Magistrate William D. Wall Order of Referral, signed by Judge Spatt on 12/20/00 marked as court exhibit #1. Cooperation Agreement marked as court exhibit #2. Court recommends to Judge Spatt to accept guilty plea. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
12/20/2000152 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate William D. Wall. The defendant having knowingly requested leave to enter a plea of guilty, and having consented to have a U.S. Magistrate Judge hear the application, the matter is referred to Magistrate Wall to administer the allocution. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 12/20/00). (Marked as Court Exhibit #1). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
12/29/2000155 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith and Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 12/29/00 @ 9:20, Criminal Cause for Arraignment and Status Conference. Court Reporter: Ellen Combs. Govt: Demetri Jones. Defendant Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatica, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant John Laura present with retained counsel Anthony Colleluori. Defendant Angelina Caltagirone present with retained counsel Rosemary Rotondo. Defendants 1-9 Arraigned and plead Not Guilty to Superseding Indictment. Not Guilty:, Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1, 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Dupurton (5) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, John Laura (6) count(s) 1s, 8s-9s, Angelina Caltagirone (7) count(s) 1s, 2s-4s, 7s, 30s-31s, 36s, Robert Smith (8) count(s) 1s, 14s-15s, 22s, 34s, 37s, 38s, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 1s, 16s, 19s, 21s, 26s-27s, 29s, 32s-33s, 35s , Defendants 1-9 waive speedy trial from 1/8/01 to 3/12/01. set jury selection for 9:00 3/12/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for John Laura, for Angelina Caltagirone, for Robert Smith, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Questionaires adjourned to 2/27/01. 3500 Material to defendants by 2/26/01. 3/2/01 all counsel to review completed questionaires. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
12/29/2000156 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Robert Smith from 1/8/01 to 3/12/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 12/29/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
12/29/2000157 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Robert Dupurton from 1/8/01 to 3/12/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 12/29/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
12/29/2000158 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Tom Paull from 1/8/01 to 3/12/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 12/29/00) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
12/29/2000159 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by Angelina Caltagirone from 1/8/01 to 3/12/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 12/29/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
12/29/2000160 WAIVER of Speedy Trial and/or ORDER of Excludable Delay by John Laura from 1/8/01 to 3/12/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, Dated 12/29/00). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
01/03/2001143 LETTER dated 1/2/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover re: To advise the defendants, pursuant to the Court's direction, that the Court intends to submit one or more additional questions on the juror questionairre in this case concerning whether or not prospective jurors rely on public transportation to travel to and from court. Also enclosed are the handwritten notes of Anthony Swiatek concerning his examination and appraisal of coins in this case. The government will provide the defendants with a written summary of the standards used and a finalized written summary of Mr. Swiatek's findings upon our receipt of same. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/04/2001)
01/03/2001144 LETTER dated 12/15/00 from Robert N. Nelson to Judge Spatt re: I have received a Consent to Change Attorney form, copy enclosed, showing that defendant, Ann Caltagirone, will now be represented by Rosemarie N. Rotondo, Esq. I trust that a Notice of Appearance has been filed by new counsel on behalf of Ms. Caltagirone. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/05/2001)
01/08/2001145 TRANSCRIPT filed for Criminal Cause for Pleading before Magistrate Wall on 12/20/00 as to Nick Ferraro. Court Reporter: Elizabeth Barron (718) 596-3802. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/08/2001)
01/12/2001146 NOTICE of Appearance for John Laura by Attorney Anthony J. Colleluori. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/16/2001)
01/23/2001161 LETTER dated 1/22/01 from Rosemarie N. Rotondo to Your Honor re: Please be advised that this firm represents defendant Angelina Caltagirone. Pursuant to the same, a Notice of Motion and Affirmation was served upon all parties on behalf of the defendant. Upon my review of the Notice of Motion, it came to my attention that there was a typographical error made in the text of my Affirmation with regard to Exhibit "C". Therefore, Exhibit "C" was inadvertently attached incorrectly. Enclosed please find the corrected motion page along with the correct Exhibit "C" to the Notice of Motion previously served. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
01/23/2001162 MOTION by Angelina Caltagirone to dismiss a portion of the indictment's conspiracy count (Count 1) against Caltagirone severing those remaining aspects of the conspiracy count involving allegations against Caltagirone from those pertaining to defendant Dupurton and other named and unamed co-conspirators, on the grounds that Count 1 of the superseding indictment is duplicitous severing the seven counts involving Caltigirone from the other counts in the indictment , severing prosecution of Caltagirone from the case against Dupurton pursuant to FRCrP 14 on the grounds that there has been prejudicial joinder (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
01/23/2001163 AFFIDAVIT of Rosemarie N. Rotondo on behalf of Angelina Caltagirone Re: in support of the [162-1] motion to dismiss a portion of the indictment's conspiracy count (Count 1) against Caltagirone, [162-2] motion severing those remaining aspects of the conspiracy count involving allegations against Caltagirone from those pertaining to defendant Dupurton and other named and unamed co-conspirators, on the grounds that Count 1 of the superseding indictment is duplicitous, [162-3] motion severing the seven counts involving Caltigirone from the other counts in the indictment, [162-4] motion severing prosecution of Caltagirone from the case against Dupurton pursuant to FRCrP 14 on the grounds that there has been prejudicial joinder (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001164 MOTION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull to compel Lorraine Quinto to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants pursuant to 18:6001 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001165 ORDER GRANTING the Government's [164-1] motion to compel Lorraine Quinto to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants pursuant to 18:6002-6003 as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5), John Laura (6), Angelina Caltagirone (7), Robert Smith (8), Tom Paull (9) Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 2/6/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001166 MOTION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull to compel Neftali Ramirez to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001167 ORDER GRANTING the Government's [166-1] motion to compel Neftali Ramirez to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5), John Laura (6), Angelina Caltagirone (7), Robert Smith (8), Tom Paull (9) (Signed by Judge Arthur Spatt, on 2/6/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001168 MOTION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull to compel Elliot Eckhaus to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001169 ORDER GRANTING the Government's [168-1] motion to compel Elliot Eckhaus to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5), John Laura (6), Angelina Caltagirone (7), Robert Smith (8), Tom Paull (9) (Signed by Judge Arthur Spatt, on 2/6/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001170 MOTION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull to compel Patricia Calabritto to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/06/2001171 ORDER GRANTING Government's [170-1] motion to compel Patricia Calabritto to give testimony or provide other information at the trial of the above defendants as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Dupurton (5), John Laura (6), Angelina Caltagirone (7), Robert Smith (8), Tom Paull (9) ( Signed by Judge Arthur Spatt, on 2/6/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/08/2001  Tele-conference as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/23/2001)
02/13/2001172 LETTER dated 1/30/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover re: This letter is sent to provide the defendants with a summary of the opinion and the basis of the opinion formed by Anthony Swiatek concerning the grading and appraisal of coins in the case. In sum and substance, Mr. Swiatek's opinion is that the coins were over graded and overpriced. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/15/2001173 LETTER dated 2/13/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt re: This letter is submitted in response to the 2/6/01 letter which seeks modification of the defendant Dupurton's bail conditions. The government opposes any further modifications of the defendant Dupurton's bail conditions. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/20/2001186 LETTER dated 2/16/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: We request that this letter be treated as a motion to compel compliance for lawful subpoena's served pursuant to Rule 17 which have yet to be complied with. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
02/23/2001174 LETTER dated 2/22/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover re: To advise all of the defendants that the Clerk of the Court will distribute juror questionanaires to prospective jurors in this case on 2/27/01. The requires attendance of all defendants and their counsel on 2/28/01, in the U.S. Attorney's Office/EDNY, Central Islip, to review the completed juror questionnaires. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/23/2001)
02/26/2001187 LETTER dated 2/22/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: requesting that a telephone conference be set up before the jury questionairres are handed out, and that in any event, if we are not immediately provided with a comprehensible and substanttive statement of Mr. Swiatek's conclusions and opinions about all the coins which the government will seek to offer into evidence, that the government be precluded from calling Mr. Swiatek as a witness. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
02/28/2001175 LETTER dated 2/27/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Ms. Jones re: Please be advised that after consultation with all counsel, and with permission of Judge Spatt, the meeting of all parties in your office to review the juror- questionairre will take place on 3/2/01 @ 9:30 a.m. We anticipate that defense counsel will require an opportunity to confer privately amongst ourselves prior to any joint discussions with the U.S. Attorney's Office. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/28/2001)
02/28/2001184 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 2/28/01. Criminal Cause for Telephone Status Conference as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton. Court Reporter: Harry Rapaport. Govt: Demetri Jones. Defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton all present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Court's rulings placed on the record. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/23/2001)
03/01/2001176 LETTER dated 2/13/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt re: This letter is submitted in response to the 2/6/01 letter which seeks modification of the defendant Dupurton's bail conditions. The government opposes any further modifications of the defendant's bail conditions. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/01/2001)
03/02/2001  Status conference as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
03/02/2001188 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 3/2/01 @ 10:40 a.m. and 5:25 p.m., Civil Cause for Conference. Court Reporter: Harry Rapaport. Govt: Mike Cornacchia, Esq. Defendant Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique and Meridian present with retained counsel Doyglas E. Grover. Defendant Robert DuPurton not present, counsel Douglas E. Grover present. Defendant John Laura present with retained counsel Anthony J. Colleluori, Esq. Defendant Angelina Caltagirone present with retained counsel Rosemarie Rotundo, Esq. Defendant Robert Smith present with retained counsel Gerald M. Saluti, Esq. Defendant Tom Paull not present, counsel Richard A. Miller, Esq. present. Defendant Dupurton sick, waives his appearance. Defendant Tom Paull waives appearance to leave early. Re: questionairres: court denies defendants to take the questionairres to their office. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
03/08/2001178 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate William D. Wall. The defendant, Robert Smith, having requested to enter a plea of guilty, and having consented to have a Magistrate Judge hear the application, the matter is referred to Mag. Judge Wall to administer the allocution and make specific findings as to whether the plea is knowingly and voluntarily made, and to make a reccomendation to this Court as to whether the plea of guilty should be accepted. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on: 3/8/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/16/2001)
03/08/2001185 ORDER REFERRING CASE: Defendant Robert Smith, has requested leave to enter a plea of guilty before a U.S. Magistrate Judge. The matter is referred to Magistrate Wall to hear the application and make specific findings as to whether the plea is knowingly and voluntarily made, and to make a recommendation to this Court as to whether the plea of guilty should be accepted. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on: 3/8/01). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/23/2001)
03/09/2001177 LETTER dated 3/8/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt re: The government opposes Caltigirone's motions for all of the reasons set forth in our prior submissions to the Court in opposition to defense motions previously filed to dismiss the indictment (on the grounds that the indictment is duplicitious) and for severance. The government also opposes the granting of any additional challenges to the defendants as the request does not set forth any legal authority or compelling reason to do so. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/09/2001)
03/09/2001179 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Robert Smith; Case called before Mag. Judge William Wall on date of 3/9/01 @ 2:30 p.m., for Criminal for Pleading. Tape: CD 1-04. Govt: Demetri Jones. Defendant Robert Smith present on bail with retained attorney Gerald Saluti. Defendant informed of rights. Defendant waives trial before the District Court. Defendant states true name to be Robert Smith. Defendant enters guilty plea to count 1 and 38 of the superseding indictment. Guilty: Robert Smith (8) count(s) 1s, 38s , Court finds factual basis for the plea. Bail continued. set Sentencing for 11:00 5/25/01 for Robert Smith before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Order of referral marked as Court Exhibit 1. Magistrate Wall recommends that Judge Spatt accept the plea.(Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 07/09/2002 (Entered: 03/16/2001)
03/12/2001  Status conference as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
03/12/2001189 CALENDAR ENTRY Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 3/12/01 @ 8:20 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Conference. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Govt: Demetri Jones. Defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover, Esq. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller, Esq. Re: letter from Grover dated 3/9/01. Re: search warrant of Numisgroup offices, false statements to Mag. Judge Wall. Defendants motion for reconsideration of first motion is Denied. Application to adjourn trial date Denied. Trial to begin 3/19/01 @ 10:30 a.m. for Jury and 9:00 a.m. for attorneys. set Jury trial for 9:00 3/19/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Suppression Hearing 3/31/01 @ 9:30 a.m. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
03/12/2001  Jury selection as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
03/12/2001190 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 3/12/01 @ 10:30 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Jury Selection. Court Reporter: Ellen Combs. Government: Demetri Jones and Michael Cornacchia. Counsel Douglas Grover and Richard Miller present. Case called. All sides present. 12 jurors and 6 alternatives selected. Jury trial begins 3/19/01 at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
03/12/2001  Jury impaneled as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2001)
03/12/2001191 CALENDAR ENTRY as to John Laura; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 3/12/01 @ 1:35 p.m., for Criminal Cause for Plea. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael T. Cornacchia, Esqs. Defendant John Laura present with attorney Anthony J. Colleluori, Esq. Defendant John Laura sworn. to withdraw [155-1] Minute Entry Not Guilty:, John Laura (6) count(s) 1s, 8s, , Guilty: John Laura (6) count(s) 1s, 8s , Court finds factual basis for the plea and accepts it. Case referred to U.S. Probation Department for pre-sentence report. set Sentencing for 11:00 6/29/01 John Laura before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/16/2001)
03/12/2001192 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Angelina Caltagirone; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 3/12/01 @ 1:35 p.m., for Criminal Cause for Plea. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael T. Cornacchia, Esqs. Defendant Angelina Caltagirone present with counsel Rosemarie Rotondo, Esq. Defendant Caltigirone sworn. to withdraw [155-1] Minute Entry Not Guilty:, Angelina Caltagirone (7) count(s) 31s, 36s , Defendant pleads guilty to 31s and 36s. Guilty: Angelina Caltagirone (7) count(s) 31s, 36s , Court finds factual basis for plea and accepts it. Case referred to U.S. Probation Department for pre-sentence report. set Sentencing for 11:30 6/29/01 for Angelina Caltagirone before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/16/2001)
03/12/2001194 JUROR QUESTIONAIRES by Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Robert Smith, Tom Paull, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard, USA. After review by counsel and the Court, these potential jurors were acceptable for selection. (Talbott, Thomas) (Entered: 04/16/2001)
03/12/2001  Voir dire begun as to Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1s, 2s-37s, 38s, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 1s, 13s, 16s, 19s, 21s, 26s-27s, 29s, 32s-33s, 35s (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
03/13/2001193 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 3/13/01 @ 10:30 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Suppression Hearing. Court Reporter: Harry Rapaport. Govt: Demetri Jones, Michael Cornacchia, Esqs. Defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Suppression Hearing held. Witnesses sworn/test. Hearing to continue 3/14/01 @ 11:00 a.m. Court appoints Maureen Hoegar, Esq. CJA for witness Michael Zelen who is scheduled to testify tomorrow. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/16/2001)
03/14/2001195 CALENDAR ENTRY: Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 3/14/01 @ 11:00 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Suppression Hearing. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael T. Cornacchia, Esqs. Defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller, Esq. Suppression Hearing held. Witnesses sworn/test. Court rules: Defendant request to suppress evidence is DENIED. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/16/2001200 LETTER dated 3/16/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: This letter is submitted on behalf of all defendants in this matter, as a list of issues which we would like to raise as in limine motions. (See letter for list of issues). In addition, annexed is government exhibit 3500-275, a press release from the FTC, which states that PCGS, the government's expert, is operating under a consent decree which probihits it from "misrepresenting that its grading is objective consistent or unbiased, or that an investment in PCGS-certified coins eliminate all risks associated with the grading of coins." In other words, the government cannot expect to present its own expert as an objective and reliable witness. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/16/2001244 LETTER dated 3/16/01 from Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia to Judge Spatt Re: in support of the government's motion in limine. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/29/2001)
03/16/2001245 LETTER dated 3/16/01 from Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia to Judge Spatt Re: in response to letter submitted on behalf of the corporate dfts and dft Dupurton, and a letter submitted on behalf of dft Paull, both of which letters are dated 3/16/01. On 3/12/01 the govt prepared and provided to the dfts a redacted superseding indictment which we proposed be used before the trial jury. (Copy of Redacted Indictment annexed). (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 05/29/2001 (Entered: 05/29/2001)
03/19/2001180 TRANSCRIPT of Plea before Judge Spatt filed in case as to John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone for dates of 3/12/01 @ 1:35 p.m. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/20/2001)
03/19/2001181 LETTER dated 3/16/01 from Richard A. Miller to Judge Spatt RE: I am writing on behalf of my client Thomas Paull in the above case now on trial. As agreed on Wednesday in Court, this letter will serve to outline certain motions, in limine which will be further discussed before you on 3/19/01 @ 9:00 a.m. (See letter for outline). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/20/2001)
03/19/2001182 LETTER dated 3/15/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover RE: This letter is sent to disclose information pursuant to Giglio and its progeny concerning certain potential witnesses. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/20/2001)
03/19/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/17/2001 (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/19/2001196 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 3/19/01 @ 9:20 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Trial. Criminal Cause for Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger/Perry Auerbach. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry, Esqs. Defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Merdian and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Jury trial on couns 1-38 of the superseding indicts for defendants 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Jury trial on superseding indictment for counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for defendant 9. Jurors sworn. Courts preliminary instructions. Witnesses sworn/test. Trial to continue 3/20/01 9:30 a.m. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/17/2001 (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/20/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/17/2001 (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/20/2001198 CALENDAR ENTRY before Arthur D. Spatt on date of 3/20/01 @ 9:30 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Jury Trial. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger/Perry Auerbach. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry, Esqs. Defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian and Robert Dupurton present with retain counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Jury trial on counts 1-38 of superseding indictment for defendants 1-5. Jury trial on counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 of superseding indictment for defendant 9. Case called. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 3/21/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/17/2001 (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/21/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/17/2001 (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/21/2001199 CALENDAR ENTRY: Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 3/21/01 @ 9:30 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Trial. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger/Perry Auerbach. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Defendants Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian and Robert Dupurton present with retain counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 3/22/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/22/2001183 TRANSCRIPT filed for Guilty Plea before Magistrate Judge Wall on 3/9/01 as to Robert Smith. Proceedings record by Electronic Sound Recording (ESR). Court Transcriber: Shari Riemer. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/23/2001)
03/22/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/25/2001 (Entered: 04/25/2001)
03/22/2001204 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 3/22/01 @ 9:30 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia & Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter/ESR Mary Ann Steigler/Perry Auerbach. Jury Trial counts 1-38 (superseding indictment) for dfts 1-5. Jury Trial on counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 (superseding indictment) for dft 9. Trial resumes. Witnesses sworn, testify. set Jury trial for 4/2/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/25/2001 (Entered: 04/25/2001)
03/23/2001197 LETTER dated 3/15/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover re: This letter is sent to disclose information pursuant to Giglio and its progeny concerning certain potential government witnesses. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/17/2001 (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/23/2001201 MEMORANDUM of DECISION and ORDER as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, and Tom Paull. The motion by the defendants to suppress the documents obtained by Zelen and transmitted to Frash, as well as the documents seized as a result of the search warrant, are DENIED. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 3/23/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
03/28/2001202 LETTER dated 3/28/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover RE: in response to your 3/24/01 and 3/26/01 letters concerning 3500 material and access to the coins in this case. The government already provided you with a complete set of 3500 material, with exhibit numbers attached and a corresponding list. We are unaware of any additional 3500 material. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
04/02/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/02/2001205 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 4/2/01 @ 10:00 a.m., Criminal Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia & Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter/ESR Dominick Tursi. Jury Trial on counts 1-38 (superseding indictment) for dfts 1-5. Jury Trial on counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 (superseding indictment) for dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/3/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/25/2001 (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/02/2001209 Order of Sustenance as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for 18 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/2/01) (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/25/2001 (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/03/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/03/2001206 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/3/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones, Michael Corrnacchia and Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Jury Trial on counts 1-38 (superseding indictment) for dfts 1-5. Jury Trial on counts 1,13,16,19,21,26-27,29,32-33,35 (superseding indictment) for dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/4/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/25/2001 (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/03/2001210 Order of Sustenance as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for lunch during trial for 18 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/3/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/04/2001203 ORDER: It is Ordered that all 18 jurors sitting in case number 00-CR-352 shall be paid for jury service and for travel expenses from 2/27/01 to the present date, forthwith, and is to be paid from this day forward on a daily basis due to financial hardship. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 4/4/01). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
04/04/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/04/2001207 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/4/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones, Michael Cornacchia, Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter/ESR Dominick Tursi. Jury Trial on counts 1-38 (superseding indictment) for defendants 1-5. Jury Trial on counts 1,13,16,19,21,26-27,29,32-33,35 (superseding indictment) dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/5/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/25/2001 (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/04/2001211 Order of Sustenance for 18 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/4/01). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/05/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/05/2001208 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/5/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones, Michael Cornacchia, Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter/ESR Dominick Tursi. Jury Trial on counts 1-38 (superseding indictment) for dfts 1-5. Jury Trial on counts 1,13,16,19,21,26-27,29,32-33,35 (superseding indictment) for dft 9. Trial resumes. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/9/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/05/2001212 Order of Sustenance for 18 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/5/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/09/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 05/11/2001 (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/09/2001213 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/9/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defndants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Jury Trial on counts 1-38 of the superseding indictment for defendants 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for defendant 9. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue 9:30 4/10/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/09/2001214 Order of Sustenance for lunch for 17 empaneled jurors and 1 deputy marshal during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt 4/9/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/10/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 05/11/2001 (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/10/2001215 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/10/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Murly. Jury Trial on counts 1-38 of the superseding indictment for defendants 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21 , 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35. Witnesses sworn. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/11/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/10/2001216 Order of Sustenance for lunch for 17 empaneled jurors and 1 deputy marshal during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/10/01 ) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/11/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/11/2001217 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/11/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Jury Trial on superseding indictment - counts 1-38 for defendants 1-5 and on counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for defendant 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/12/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/11/2001218 Order of Sustenance for lunch for 17 emapaneled jurors and 1 deputy marshal as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D., on 4/11/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/12/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/12/2001219 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/12/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Jury Trial on Superseding Indictment: counts 1-38 for defendants 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for defendant 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/16/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/12/2001220 Order of Sustenance for lunch for 17 empaneled jurors and 1 deputy marshal as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 4/12/01) (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 05/11/2001 (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/16/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/16/2001221 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/16/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Jury Trial on superseding indictment: on counts 1-38 for defendants 1-5 and on counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for defendant 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/17/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/16/2001222 Order of Sustenance for lunch for 17 empaneled jurors and 1 deputy marshal as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/16/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/17/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/17/2001223 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/17/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Jury Trial on superseding indictment: on counts 1-38 for defendants 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for defendant 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 10:15 4/19/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/17/2001224 Order of Sustenance for lunch 17 empaneled jurors and 1 deputy marshal as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 4/17/01). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/19/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 05/14/2001 (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/19/2001225 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/19/01 @ 10:15 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Jury Trial on superseding indictment: counts 1-38 for dfts 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/23/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/19/2001226 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/19/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/23/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/23/2001227 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/23/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Jury Trial on Superseding Indictment: counts 1-38 for dfts 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for dft 9. Trial continues. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/24/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/23/2001228 Order of Sustenance for 15 empaneled juros and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/23/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/23/2001238 LETTER dated 4/23/01 from AUSA Michael Cornacchia to Douglas Grover/Richard Miller Re: To inform you that the govt learned during jury selection that Denise McGee might be called as a witness by the defense. This office interviewed Ms. McGee and she indicated that she used the word "investment" while a salesperson and Robert DuPurton instructed her not to because they could be aressted for mail fraud. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/16/2001)
04/24/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/24/2001229 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/24/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter Owen Wicker. Jury Trial on Superseding Indictment: counts 1-38 for dfts 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/25/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/24/2001230 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/24/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/25/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/25/2001231 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/25/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Jury Trial on Superseding Indictment: counts 1-38 for dfts 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/26/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/25/2001232 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt ) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/26/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/26/2001233 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/26/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Jury Trial on Superseding Indictment: counts 1-39 for dfts 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 4/30/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/26/2001234 Order of Sustenance for 16 emapaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/26/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/30/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/30/2001235 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 4/30/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Jury Trial on Superseding Indictment: on counts 1-38 for defendants 1-5 and counts 1, 13, 16, 19, 21, 26-27, 29, 32-33, 35 for dft 9. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 5/1/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
04/30/2001236 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 4/30/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/14/2001)
05/01/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 05/31/2001 (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/01/2001248 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/1/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 5/2/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/01/2001249 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt). (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 05/31/2001 (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/02/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/02/2001250 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/2/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 5/3/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/02/2001251 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/2/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/03/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/03/2001252 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/3/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 10:00 5/7/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/03/2001253 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/3/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/07/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/07/2001254 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/7/01 @ 10:00 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 5/8/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/07/2001255 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/7/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/07/2001  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton Counts Dismissed: Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 37s, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 37s, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 37s, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 37s, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 37s (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/08/2001243 LETTER dated 5/8/01 from AUSA Kevin P. Mulry to Hon. J. Spatt submitted by Court to reorganize the summaries of testimony submitted by the gov't with respect to the evidence of material misrepresentations in this case. (Barhome, Sydelle) (Entered: 05/25/2001)
05/08/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/08/2001256 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/8/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Witnesses sworn/test. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 5/9/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/08/2001257 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch during trial to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/8/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/09/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/09/2001258 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/9/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Trial continues. Witnesses sworn/test. Both sides rest. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 5/10/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/09/2001259 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/9/01) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/10/2001  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull Counts Dismissed: Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 10s, 13s, 16s, 19s, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 10s, 13s, 16s, 19s, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 10s, 13s, 16s, 19s, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 10s, 13s, 16s, 19s, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 10s, 13s, 16s, 19s, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 13s, 16s, 19s (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/10/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/10/2001264 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 5/10/01 @ 10:00 a.m. for CR Cause for Jury Trial. Defendant Numismatic Internation, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Nus Matique, Meridian, and DuPurton appear with counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/ Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Trial continued. Both sides rest. Attorneys to return for pre-charge conference at 8:30 on 5/11/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Jury to return 5/14/01 @ 9:30 a.m. Court dismisses, on the record, certain counts as to the dfts. Govt to redact indictment. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/11/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/11/2001265 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 5/11/01 @ 8:30 a.m. for CR Cause for Jury Trial. Dfts Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian and DuPurton appears with counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft. Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Pre-charge conference held. set Jury trial for 5/14/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/11/2001280 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch during trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/11/01). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/27/2001)
05/14/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/16/2001)
05/14/2001237 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/14/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause on Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Michael Cornacchia/Demetri Jones/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Case called. Jury instructions given. Deliberations begin @ 2:30 p.m. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 5/15/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/16/2001)
05/14/2001263 Count Redaction Numisgroup Intl (1): Former count 1s is now count 1rs. Former count 4s is now count 4rs. Former count 5s is now count 5rs. Former count 6s is now count 6rs. Former count 7s is now count 7rs. Former count 8s is now count 8rs. Former count 9s is now count 9rs. Former count 11s is now count 10rs. Former count 12s is now count 11rs. Former count 17s is now count 14rs. Former count 18s is now count 15rs. Former count 20s is now count 16rs. Former count 21s is now count 17rs. Former count 23s is now count 19rs. Former count 24s is now count 20rs. Former count 25s is now count 21rs. Former count 26s is now count 22rs. Former count 27s is now count 23rs. Former count 28s is now count 24rs. Former count 29s is now count 25rs. Former count 30s is now count 26rs. Former count 31s is now count 27rs. Former count 32s is now count 28rs. Former count 33s is now count 29rs. Former count 34s is now count 30rs. Former count 35s is now count 31rs. Former count 36s is now count 32rs. Numismatic Asset (2): Former count 1s is now count 1rs. Former count 22s is now count 18rs. Former count 38s is now count 33rs. Galerie Des Numis (3): Former count 1s is now count 1rs. Former count 2s is now count 2rs. Former count 3s is now count 3rs. Former count 14s is now count 12rs. Former count 15s is now count 13rs. Meridian Numismatics (4): Former count 1s is now count 1rs. Robert Dupurton (5): Former count 1s is now count 1rs. Former count 2s is now count 2rs. Former count 3s is now count 3rs. Former count 4s is now count 4rs. Former count 5s is now count 5rs. Former count 6s is now count 6rs. Former count 7s is now count 7rs. Former count 8s is now count 8rs. Former count 9s is now count 9rs. Former count 11s is now count 10rs. Former count 12s is now count 11rs. Former count 14s is now count 12rs. Former count 15s is now count 13rs. Former count 17s is now count 14rs. Former count 18s is now count 15rs. Former count 21s is now count 17rs. Former count 22s is now count 18rs. Former count 23s is now count 19rs. Former count 24s is now count 20rs. Former count 25s is now count 21rs. Former count 26s is now count 22rs. Former count 27s is now count 23rs. Former count 28s is now count 24rs. Former count 29s is now count 25rs. Former count 30s is now count 26rs. Former count 31s is now count 27rs. Former count 32s is now count 28rs. Former count 33s is now count 29rs. Former count 34s is now count 30rs. Former count 35s is now count 31rs. Former count 36s is now count 32rs. Robert Dupurton (5): Former count 38s is now count 33rs. Tom Paull (9): Former count 1s is now count 1rs. Former count 21s is now count 17rs. Former count 26s is now count 22rs. Former count 27s is now count 23rs. Former count 29s is now count 25rs. Former count 32s is now count 28rs. Former count 33s is now count 29rs. Former count 35s is now count 31rs. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/14/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/14/2001266 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 5/14/01 @ 9:30 a.m. for CR Cause for Jury Trial. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Dfts Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Matique, Meridian and DuPurton appear with counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Govt summations. Dfts summations. Govt's rebuttal summations. Court charges jury. Clerk sworn. Jury commences deliberations. Set Jury trial for 5/15/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/14/2001281 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk for lunch during deliberations as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/14/01). So Ordered. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/27/2001)
05/15/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/15/2001267 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 5/15/01 @ 9:30 a.m. for CR Cause for Jury Trial. Court Reporter: Ellen Combs. Dfts Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian, DuPurton appear with counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones, Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Jury continues deliberations. Set Jury trial for 9:30 5/16/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/15/2001282 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during deliberations as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/15/01). (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 06/27/2001 (Entered: 06/27/2001)
05/16/2001239 Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/17/2001)
05/16/2001240 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/16/01 @ 9:30 a.m., CR Cause on Jury Trial. Defendants Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Ellen Combs. Case called. Deliberations continue. set Jury trial to continue for 9:30 5/17/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Supplemental jury instructions re: forfeiture reviewed and argued. Counsel to appear @ 9:00 a.m. on 5/17/01 to review forfeiture charge. Mr. Dupurton waives his appearance until 9:30 a.m. *CSO Thomas Higgins escorted the deliberating jurors from the courthouse after the days proceedings were concluded. CSO Higgins reported on the record with counsel present, that while the elevator with jurors stopped on the 5th Floor, someone, identified by CSO Higgins as "Rudy" from the Trustees Office, yelled in the elevator "He's Guilty." Court to pursue this matter and possibly bring charges against "Rudy." If counsel wishes, court will address jurors collectively or individually concerning this event on 5/17/01. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/17/2001)
05/16/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/16/2001268 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 5/16/01 @ 9:30 for CR Cause for Jury Trial. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Dfts Numisgroup International, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian and DuPurton appear with counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Paull appears with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones, Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Jury continues deliberations. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/16/2001283 Order of Sustenance for 16 empaneled jurors and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during deliberations as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/16/01) (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 06/27/2001 (Entered: 06/27/2001)
05/17/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/18/2001)
05/17/2001241 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 5/17/01 @ 9:00 a.m., CR Cause on Trial. Defendants to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Defendant Tom Paull present with retained counsel Richard Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/ Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. set Jury trial for 9:30 5/18/01 for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton, for Tom Paull before Judge Arthur D. Spatt Defendants submit charge regarding 5/16/01 elevator incident. Govt consents to charge - court delivers charge to jury on the record. Defendants charge marked as Court Exhibit #22. CSO Higgins report of the incident reduced to writing and handed to the court. Court reviews supplemental verdict sheet and instructions re: forfeiture (this will be provided to jurors if a guilty verdict is returned). Alternate juror #1 sick and will not be in today. Note marked as Court Exhibit #23. @ 12:00 p.m. court informs jury, in the jury room, that they are not to proceed past page 8 of the verdict sheet, they are not to consider page 9 at this time. @ 2:30 p.m. court provides jury with a supplemental verdict sheet re: telemarketing, as provided in page 9 of the original verdict sheet, which the court directed the jurors to disregard. Count 32, as listed in the original verdict sheet is amended - the date listed - 1/26/00 should be 2/16/00. Order to Show Cause issued as to Rudolph Fusco, the individual identified by USPO Higgins in the 5/16/01 elevator incident. Fusco ordered to appear on 5/25/01 @ 3:30 p.m. (CSO Higgins' written report annexed to the Order to Show Cause). *Verdict rendered 5:50 p.m. - see attached sheet; jurors to return on 5/18/01 - possible polling - forfeiture phase to be discussed. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/23/2001)
05/17/2001246 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull why a hearing should not be held to determine whether Rudolph Fusco is the person described in the incident; and if so, whether the events referred to in the memorandum of CSO Higgins occured as described; and if so, what sanctions, if any, should be imposed. Show Cause Hearing set for 3:30 5/25/01. Rudolph Fusco should be represented by an attorney at such appearance and all further proceedings regarding this matter. Personal service of this order upon Rudolph Fusco shall be made on or before 5/18/01. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 5/17/01). CM (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/29/2001)
05/17/2001247 LETTER dated 5/16/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt Re: in further support of the government's request to charge with respect to forfeiture. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/30/2001)
05/17/2001269 JURY VERDICT as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull Guilty: Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1rs, 4rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 14rs-15rs, 16rs-17rs, 19rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rs, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1rs, 18rs, 33rs, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1rs, 12rs-13rs, Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1rs, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1rs, 4rs-5rs, 7rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 12rs-13rs, 15rs, 17rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rs, 33rs , Not Guilty: Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 21rs, 23rs-25rs, 29rs, Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 2rs-3rs, Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 2rs-3rs, 6rs, 14rs, 21rs, 23rs-25rs, 29rs, Tom Paull (9) count(s) 1rs, 17rs, 22rs-23rs, 25rs, 28rs-29rs, 31rs (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/17/2001270 Supplemental Verdict Sheet as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Re: as to any defendant found to be guilty, did the gov't prove, beyond a resonable doubt, that such dft engaged in sales solicitations which constituted telemarketing?) Marked as Court Exhibit #32. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/17/2001271 Court Exhibits as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Court Exhibits #3, #4 and #6-30. Court Exhibit #31 docketed as #269 and Court Exhibit #32 docketed as #270. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/17/2001284 Order of Sustenance for 15 empaneled jurors and 1 Clerk and 1 Deputy Marshal for lunch during deliberations as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, 5/17/01). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/27/2001)
05/18/2001  Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/18/2001272 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 5/18/01 @ 9:30 a.m. for CR Cause on Jury Trial. Court Reporter: Ronald E. Tolkin. Dfts Numisgroup Internation, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian and DuPurton appear with counsel Douglas E. Grover. Dft Paull present with retained counsel Richard A. Miller. Govt: Demetri Jones, Michael Cornacchia, Kevin Mulry. Trial continues. Govt waives jury verdict on forfeiture. Dfts need more time. Trial adjourned until 5/31/01. Jurors excused until 5/31/01 @ 9:30 a.m. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/21/2001273 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Andrew Przedpelski as to service of the OTSC dated 5/17/01 on an individual known to be Rudolph Fusco by personal service on 5/17/01 @ 2:45 p.m. as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
05/25/2001242 LETTER dated 5/24/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt Re: Requesting that the Court adjourn the sentencing proceeding of Robert Smith, who was a witness in the trial of the U.S. v. Numisgroup, on the consent of the parties until a date after 9/14/01. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/25/2001)
06/01/2001260 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE - [246-1] Order to Show Cause served by the USMS on Rudolph Fusco on 5/17/01 for Judge Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/01/2001)
06/01/2001274 LETTER dated 5/31/01 from Gary Schoer to AUSA Demetri Jones Re: On behalf of Gary Tancer R.C.I. and on behalf of N.C.I.I., Inc. Please be advised that my clients support forfeiture and return by the govt of all coins provided on consignment and not paid for by Numisgroup. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/19/2001)
06/04/2001261 TRANSCRIPT of Trial on 5/18/01 9:00 a.m. before Judge Spatt and a Jury filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Court Reporter: Ron Tolkin. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/05/2001)
06/06/2001275 LETTER dated 6/6/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt Re: to request that the Court adjourn the sentencing of John Laura and Angelina Caltagirone until after 9/14/01. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/07/2001262 CJA 20 Authorization to Pay Maureen Hoerger, Esq. $ 862.50 for Witness Michael Zelen. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , Dated 6/7/01). Originals returned to Cathy Stanisic in Brooklyn. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/12/2001)
06/08/2001276 LETTER dated 6/6/01 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt Re: to request that the Court direct Robert DuPurton to appear at the USPO for a presentence interview to prevent a delay in sentencing. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/08/2001278 Process Receipt and Return Form - [246-1] Order to Show Cause served on Rudolph Fusco by the USMS on 5/17/01 @ 2:45 p.m. for USDJ Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/09/2001277 Letter MOTION by Robert Dupurton we object to the govt's request that a presentence interview be scheduled immediately and ask that the interview be scheduled after the trial is concluded with the forfeiture phase currently scheduled on 7/6/01 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/09/2001  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton granting [277-1] that a presentence interview be scheduled after the trial is concluded with the forfeiture phase currently scheduled on 7/6/01 as to Robert Dupurton (5) (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 6/7/01). So Ordered. EOD #277. c/m (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/20/2001)
06/11/2001286 Letter MOTION by USA as to Robert Dupurton requesting that the Court direct the dft Robert Dupurton to appear at the office of the USPO for a presentence internview (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/29/2001)
06/11/2001  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton DENYING [286-1] motion requesting that the Court direct the dft Robert Dupurton to appear at the office of the USPO for a presentence interview as to Robert Dupurton (5). Application Denied to await forfeiture phase. (Signed Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 6/11/01). So Ordered. EOD #286. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/29/2001)
06/21/2001279 LETTER dated 6/20/01 from Michael Cornacchia to Judge Spatt Re: Enclosed is a courtesy copy of the inventory of coins seized by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service from Numisgroup which today has been forwarded to defense counsel. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/27/2001285 LETTER dated 5/31/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: To request a one week adjournment of the 6/1/01 forfeiture phase of the trial until 6/8/01. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/27/2001)
07/03/2001288 LETTER dated 7/2/01 from AUSA Michael Cornacchia to Judge Spatt Re: Enclosed is a revised copy of the inventory of coins seized by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service from Numisgroup which today has been provided to defense counsel. This revision contains a breakdown of coin categories and denotes gold and silver bullion coins. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/24/2001)
07/06/2001292 Jury trial as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton concluded (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/09/2001)
07/06/2001293 CALENDAR ENTRY before Judge Spatt on 7/6/01 @ 1:50 p.m., CR Cause for Trial. Dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Harry Rapaport. FORFEITURE DECIDED ON THE RECORD. Sentence dates for Numisgroup Int'l, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numismatique, and Meridian set for 11/9/01 @ 9:00, 9:15, 9:30, and 9:45 a.m. Sentence date for Dupurton 11/16/01 @ 1:30 p.m. Rule 29 motions briefing schedule: Dfts motion 9/4/01; Govts opposition: 9/26/01; Dfts reply: 10/3/01; Oral argument 10/26/01 @ 1:30. Trial concluded. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/09/2001)
07/06/2001  Deadline updated pursuant to [293-1] Calendar, as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, set Sentencing for 11/9/01 for Numisgroup Intl @ 9:00 a.m., for Numismatic Asset @ 9:15 a.m., for Galerie Des Numis @ 9:30 a.m., for Meridian Numismatics @ 9:45 a.m. before Judge Arthur D. Spatt , set Sentencing for 11/16/01 @ 1:30 p.m. for Robert Dupurton before Judge Arthur D. Spatt (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/09/2001)
07/09/2001287 LETTER dated 7/9/01 from AUSA Kevin Mulry to Judge Spatt Re: The govt submits this letter in support of a forfeiture money judgment for the gross proceeds of the mail and wire fraud telemarketing offenses for which dfts were found guilty. Proposed Order restraining the coins seized from the premises of Numisgroup International Corp. pending the determination by the Court of restitution sentencing annexed. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/24/2001)
07/26/2001291 LETTER dated 7/26/01 from Robert Sale to Your Honor Re: A status conference has been scheduled for 7/31/01 @ 10:00 a.m. Requesting that Your Honor permit me to appear before the court with my client at a later date. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/08/2001)
07/26/2001294 LETTER dated 7/26/01 from Anthony J. Colleluori to Your Honor Re: Requesting that you permit Ms. Rotondo, who is Ann Caltadrone's attorney, to stand in for me at the 7/30/01 conference. I will be on vacation. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/09/2001)
07/27/2001289 LETTER dated 7/27/01 from John Wallenstein to Judge Spatt Re: I would appreciate if you would permit dft Nicholas Ferraro to appear without counsel at the 7/30/01 status conference as I will be on trial in Supreme Court, Queens County. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/01/2001)
07/30/2001297 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton ; Before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 7/10/01 for Status Conference Court Reporter/ESR Perry Auerbach. Counsel for defts. Douglas Grover. Assistant US Attorney: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia. Courtroom Deputy: Mary Ellen Schaffner. Court vacates all previously scheduled sent. dates in this case. Probation deft. to notify the court at the completion of each defts. pre-sentence report. Sentence date to be set at that time. On Nov 1,2001 the Gov't is to give the amount of the loss. (Mierzewski, Liz) (Entered: 09/05/2001)
08/02/2001290 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton for Hearing before Judge Spatt on 7/6/01; Court Reporter: Harry Rapaport (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/02/2001)
08/16/2001295 LETTER dated 8/16/01 from Douglas Grover to USDJ Spatt RE: Requesting the court vacate its order permitting the government to retain control of some 26,600 coins in anticipation of a restitution order to be imposed at the time of sentence. (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 09/04/2001)
08/20/2001343 LETTER dated 8/16/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: This letter is submitted to request that the Court vacate its order permitting the gov't to retain control of some 26,600 coins in anticipation of a restitution order to be imposed at the time of setence. We suggest that no such order is authorized by statute and that, in any event, these coins should be made available to the dft, Robert Dupurton, to pay both undersigned counsel and appellate counsel. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/19/2001)
08/29/2001296 LETTER dated 8/29/01 from AUSA Kevin Mulry to Judge Spatt Re: For the reasons stated above, the government requests that the relief requested in defendant's 8/16/01 letter application be denied, and the the enclosed proposed preliminary order of forfeiture be entered. Proposed Preliminary Order of Forfeiture annexed. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 09/04/2001 (Entered: 09/04/2001)
09/04/2001298 LETTER dated 8/31/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: For the reasons set forth herein, this Court should grant defendants' motion pursuant to Rule 29(c) of the FRCrP, and enter a judgment of acquittal on all counts as to all defendants on the grounds that the evidence was legally insufficient to sustain the verdicts of guilty returned by the jury. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/10/2001)
09/26/2001301 Letter MOTION by USA to extend time to respond to Defendants' Rule 29(c) motion until 10/2/01 (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 10/15/2001)
10/02/2001300 LETTER dated 10/2/01 from AUSA Demetri M. Jones to Judge Spatt Re: In Opposition to the motion, pursuant to Rule 29(c) of the FRCrP, that was submitted on behalf of the Corporate Defendants, which seeks judgment of acquittal on their respective convictions after jury trial. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/11/2001)
10/02/2001  ENDORSED ORDER granting [301-1] motion to extend time to respond to Defendants' Rule 29(c) motion until 10/2/01 ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on 10/2/01) EOD# 301 (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 10/15/2001)
10/08/2001299 Letter MOTION by USA as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton to request an extension of the govt's time, until 10/2/01, to respond to the Rule 29(C) motion filed by the defendant's (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/11/2001)
10/08/2001  ENDORSED ORDER - GRANTING the Govt's [299-1] motion requesting an extension until 10/2/01, to respond to the Rule 29(C) motion filed by the defendant's as to Numisgroup Intl (1), Numismatic Asset (2), Galerie Des Numis (3), Meridian Numismatics (4), Robert Dupurton (5) (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 10/8/01). So Ordered. EOD #299. CS (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/11/2001)
10/16/2001302 LETTER dated 10/15/01 from Michael Cornacchia to Judge Spatt Re: The govt submits this letter to inform the Court of what it believes are two grounds to revoke the release status of defendant Robert DuPurton while he awaits sentencing. We request that Dupurton's release status be revoked and that he be detained pending sentence. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/22/2001)
10/16/2001342 LETTER dated 10/15/01 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: This letter is submitted in response to the govt's letter and attachments of 8/28/01, and is submitted in anticipation of our 10/18/01 court appearance, with respect to our motion for the release of seized inventory coins. For the first time the gov't now argues that the coins in questions should be retained as "substitute assets" to satisfy an anticipated forfeiture judgment against the various dfts. This latest argument should be rejected. For these reasons, as well as those stated in our earlier correspondence, the Court should return the subject coins. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 11/19/2001 (Entered: 11/19/2001)
10/18/2001336 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 10/18/01 @ 1:30 p.m. for CR Cause for Motion Conference. Dft Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover/Richard Levitt. Govt: Kevin Mulry/Michael Cornacchia/Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Case called. Set Sentencing date for 1/11/02 @ 1:30 p.m. for Numisgroup Intl, for Numismatic Asset, for Galerie Des Numis, for Meridian Numismatics, for Robert Dupurton before Judge Arthur D. Spatt . (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/02/2001)
10/20/2001337 PRELIMINARY ORDER Directing Forfeiture of Property as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Robert Dupurton. It is hereby Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed 1) That the U.S. is authorized to forfeit the sum of $622,695 from Dft Numisgroup International Corp. (the "Numisgroup forfeiture judgment"), 2) The U.S. is authorized to forfeit the sum of $402,135 from Dft Nusmismatic Asset Strategies, Inc. (the "NAS forfeiture judgment"), 3) The U.S. is authorized to forfeit the sum of $152,055 from Dft Galier Des Numismatique, Ltd. (the "GDN forfeiture judgment"), 4) The U.S. is hereby authorized to forfeit the sum of $133,472 from Dft Robert Dupurton (the "Dupurton forfeiture judgment"); these sums are forfeited to the U.S. for disposition in accordance with law, subject to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 982. The liability of 152,055 of the Numisgroup, NAS and GDN forfeiture judgments shall be joint and several; and the liability of $133,472 of the Numisgroup and Dupurton forfeiture judgment shall be joint and several. The liability for the remainder of the forfeiture judgments shall not be joint and several. Upon entry of this Order, the U.S. Marshal Service shall publish notice of the order and of its intent to dispose of the property in such a manner as the Attorney General may direct. Upon adjudication of all third-pty interests, or in the absence of any claims or petitions filed by third-pty's the Court will enter a Final Order of Foreiture, in which all interests will be addressed. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send, by inter-office mail, four certified copies of this executed Preliminary Order to AUSA Kevin P. Mulry, U.S. Attorney's Office/EDNY, 610 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722-4454. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, dated: 10/20/01). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/05/2001)
10/22/2001338 MEMORANDUM of DECISION and ORDER as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton. Pursuant to the reasons stated herein the Numisgroup Defendant's motion to vacate or modify the Order of the Court restraining the 26,600 coins presently held by the Government is DENIED. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 10/22/01). So Ordered. CM (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/05/2001)
10/26/2001339 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 10/26/01 @ 1:30 p.m. for CR Cause for Motion Conference. Defendants Dupurton and four (4) Corporationss present with retained counsel Mr. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones/Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Case called. Motion conference held on motion for a judgment of acquittal pursuant to Rule 29(c). Motion DENIED. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/05/2001)
10/26/2001340 MEMORANDUM of DECISION and ORDER as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton. The Court concludes that a reasonable jury could find the guilt of all of the dfts as to all the convicted counts, beyond a reasonable doubt. After considering the Numisgroup Dfts' submissions and hearing oral argument, and for the reasons outlined above, it is hereby Ordered, that this motion for a judgment of acquittal pursuant to FRCP 29(c) by the Numisgroup Dfts is DENIED in all respects. The Numisgroup Dfts will be sentenced 1/11/02 @ 1:30 p.m. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 10/26/01). CM (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/05/2001)
10/29/2001303 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Spatt and a jury filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for dates of 3/19/01 @ 9:15 a.m. Official Court Reporter: Maryann Steiger. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001304 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Spatt and a jury filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for dates of 3/20/01 @ 9:30 a.m. Official Court Reporter: Maryann Steiger. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001305 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for dates of 3/21/01 @ 9:30 a.m. Official Court Reporter: Maryann Steiger. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001306 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for dates of 3/22/01 @ 9:35 a.m. Official Court Reporter: Maryann Steiger. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001307 TRANSCRIPT of Composite Index filed in case before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for dates of April 2 - 12, 2001. Official Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001308 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull for dates of 4/2/01 @ 10:05 a.m. Official Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001309 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/3/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001310 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/4/01 @ 9:40 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001311 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/5/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Courter Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001312 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/9/01 @ 9:35 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001313 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/10/01 @ 9:50 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull Official Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001314 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/11/01 @ 9:45 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Domonick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001315 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/12/01 @ 9:43 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001316 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 4/16/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001317 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/17/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001318 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/19/01 @ 10:15 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001319 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/23/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001320 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 4/24/01 @ 9:15 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001321 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury on 4/25/01 @ 11:00 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001322 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 4/26/01 @ 9:00 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001323 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for dates of 4/30/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001324 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/1/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001325 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/2/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001326 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/3/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001327 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/7/01 @ 10:00 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Aerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001328 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/8/01 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001329 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/9/01 @ 9:00 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001330 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/10/01 @ 10:00 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001331 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/11/01 @ 8:30 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001332 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/14/01 @ 9:00 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/29/2001333 TRANSCRIPT of Trial before Judge Arthur D. Spatt and a jury for date of 5/17/01 @ 9:00 a.m. filed in case as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton, Tom Paull. Official Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2001)
10/30/2001334 LETTER dated 10/30/01 from AUSA Kevin Mulry to USDJ Spatt RE: Responding to the Court's inquiry as to the Government's position on whether forfeiture funds, specifically the proceeds of the sale of the coins seized by law enforcemet officers in this case, will be used to compensate the victims of the conspiracies to commit mail and wire fraud of which the Defendants were convicted. (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 10/31/2001)
10/30/2001335 LETTER dated 10/30/01 from Joseph Tontodonato, Law Clerk to USDJ Spatt, to AUSA Kevin Mulry RE: USDJ Spatt is in receipt of your 10/30/01 letter. (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 10/31/2001)
11/09/2001341 LETTER dated 10/2/01 from AUSA Demetri M. Jones to Hon. J. Spatt in opposition to the motion submitted on behalf of the dfts Dupurton, Numisgroup Int'l Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc. Galerie des Numismatique, Ltd. and Meridian Numismatics, Inc. seeking a judgment of acquittal on their repective convictions after a jury trial. Dfts' motion should be denied for reasons outlined in this letter. (Barhome, Sydelle) (Entered: 11/14/2001)
11/15/2001  CASE NO LONGER REFERRED TO Magistrate William D. Wall (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
12/18/2001  SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/18/2001)
02/08/2002393 LETTER dated 2/8/02 from AUSA Kevin Mulry to Judge Spatt Re: This letter is submitted after an inquiry from the Court concerning the Petition filed by New York Gold Mart Co. The Petition asserts an interest in certain of the coins that were seized in this case and have been restrained for use in restitution or forfeiture. A copy of the Petition is attached. (Received for dockting on 7/1/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/01/2003)
02/09/2002344 Letter MOTION by Robert Dupurton requesting permission to travel to Los Angeles, California, from 2/14/02, through 2/17/02 . (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/12/2002)
02/09/2002  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton granting [344-1] motion requesting permission to travel to Los Angeles, California, from 2/14/02, through 2/17/02 as to Robert Dupurton (5). (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 2/9/02). EOD #344. CM (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/12/2002)
02/20/2002345 Letter MOTION by Robert Dupurton request by deft., Dupurton to Travel to New Orleans for the week-end of February 22, 2002 through February 24, 2002 (Mierzewski, Liz) (Entered: 02/22/2002)
02/20/2002  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton granting [345-1] motion request by deft., Dupurton to Travel to New Orleans for the week-end of February 22, 2002 through February 24, 2002 as to Robert Dupurton (5) ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on 2/20/02) cm (Mierzewski, Liz) (Entered: 02/22/2002)
02/25/2002346 LETTER dated 2/25/02 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt RE: To request an extension of the govt's time to 3/22/02 in which to repsond to the 2/5/02 objection letter, that contains the dft Robert Dupurton's and the convicted corporate dfts' objections to the Presentence Investigation Report. The govt consents to allow the dfts a corresponding extension of time in which to reply to our response. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/27/2002)
03/11/2002347 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE:, Publication of Legal Notice of Preliminary Order of Forfeiture. Published in the N.Y. Post on 12/15/01; 12/17/01; 12/24/01. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/15/2002)
03/20/2002348 LETTER dated 3/20/02 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt RE: This letter is submitted to request a second extension of the govt's time to 3/29/02, in which to respond to the objection letter submitted on behalf of the dft Robert Dupurton and the convicted corporate dfts. In order to allow the Probation Dept. and the Court to review the parties' submissions, we request that the sentencing date be adjourned to 5/24/02 @ 2:00 p.m. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/21/2002)
03/29/2002349 LETTER dated 3/29/02 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt RE: To request a further extension of the govt's time to 4/5/02, in which to respond to the objection letter submitted on behalf of the dft Robert Dupurton and the corporate dfts. The govt consents to allow the dfts an extension of time of the 4/15/02 reply date, if requested, in order to reply to our papers. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/04/2002)
04/05/2002350 LETTER dated 4/5/02 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt RE: In response to the 2/5/02 letter which contains the dfts' objections to various portions of the Presentence Investigation Report and its attached loss calculation chart. Dft Robert Dupurton and the corporate dfts challenge the restitution and loss calculation amounts. The govt requests that the Court impose sentence on the dfts, including appropriate restitution, in accord with the controlling statutes, sentencing guidlines and case law. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/10/2002)
04/12/2002351 Letter MOTION by Robert Dupurton for an additional four weeks to review, investigate and respond to the govt's lengthy response to our initial objections to the pre-sentence report, as well as the corrected analysis (table) of the loss figures . (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/15/2002)
04/12/2002  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton granting [351-1] motion for an additional four weeks to review, investigate and respond to the govt's lengthy response to our initial objections to the pre-sentence report, as well as the corrected analysis (table) of the loss figures. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 4/12/02). EOD #351. C/M (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/15/2002)
05/07/2002352 Letter MOTION by Robert Dupurton for permission to travel to Miami, FL from 5/16/02 to 5/20/02; and to West Chester, PA, from 5/28/02 thru 5/30/02 relating to the production, sale and delivery of dermatological/cosmetic products . (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/09/2002)
05/07/2002  ENDORSED ORDER granting [352-1] motion for permission for Robert Dupurton to travel to Miami, FL from 5/16/02 to 5/20/02; and to West Chester, PA, from 5/28/02 thru 5/30/02 relating to the production, sale and delivery of dermatological/cosmetic products. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 5/7/02). EOD #352. C/M (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/09/2002)
06/05/2002  Arrest WARRANT issued as to Calvin Richard. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
06/11/2002353 ORDER OF REFERRAL; The above-referenced criminal case is hereby referred to Magistrate Judge William D. Wall for the following purpose: 1. To conduct arraignments and bail hearings. The Court Reporter is directed to file a copy of the plea minutes with the Clerk of the Court. ( Signed by Judge Denis Hurley, on: 6/11/02) (Fagan, Linda) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
06/11/2002354 Arrest WARRANT Returned Executed as to Calvin Richard on 6/11/02. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
06/11/2002355 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Calvin Richard; Case called before Magistrate William D. Wall on date of 6/11/02 @ 3:30 p.m., for Bail Revocation Hearing. Dft Calvin Richard present with CJA attorney Richard Miller (for hearing today only). Govt: Demetri Jones. Tape: CD02-11 (4:49:30). Temporary Order of Dentention Hearing date 6/13/02 @ 11:00 a.m. before USMJ Wall. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
06/11/2002356 ORDER OF DETENTION as to Calvin Richard; Detention Hearing set for 6/13/02 @ 11:00 a.m. for Calvin Richard. (Signed by Magistrate William D. Wall, on 6/11/02). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
06/11/2002358 CJA 20 as to Calvin Richard : Appointment of Attorney Richard A. Miller ( Signed by Magistrate William D. Wall , Dated 6/11/02) (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 06/26/2002)
06/11/2002359 CJA 23 FINANCIAL AFFIDAVIT by Calvin Richard (Talbott, Thomas) (Entered: 07/01/2002)
06/13/2002360 ORDER OF DETENTION Pending Hearing as to Calvin Richard; There is a serious risk that the dft will endanger the safety of another person in the community. (Signed by Magistrate William D. Wall, dated: 6/13/02). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/03/2002)
06/13/2002  Detention hearing as to Calvin Richard held (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 07/11/2002)
06/13/2002364 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Calvin Richard; Case called before Magistrate William D. Wall on 6/13/02 at 11:00 a.m. for criminal cause for detention hearing. Deft. present in custody with retained counsel, Bob Sale. Govt: Demetri Jones. Permanent Order of Detention executed. Tape # CD 02-11 (10:58:25) (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 07/11/2002)
06/18/2002357 LETTER dated 6/18/02 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt RE: Request for permission for Robert DuPurton to travel on 6/20/02 through 6/25/02, to Westchester, Pennsylvania. The govt (AUSA Cornacchia) has consented to this request. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/26/2002)
06/25/2002361 LETTER dated 6/25/02 from Robert Sale to USDJ Spatt RE: Requesting a Bail Hearing be scheduled for 6/27/02 @ 9:00 a.m. (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 07/08/2002)
06/25/2002  ENDORSED ORDER on [361-1] letter as to Calvin Richard. Application granted. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on 6/25/02 ) (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 07/08/2002)
06/25/2002365 CJA 20 as to Calvin Richard; Authorization to Pay Richard A. Miller for defendant Calvin Richard $180.00. Voucher #020627000134. (Signed by Magistrate William D. Wall, dated 6/25/02). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/16/2002)
06/27/2002362 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Calvin Richard ; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 6/27/02 @ 9:45 a.m. for Bail Hearing. Defendant Richard present with counsel Robert Sale. Govt: AUSA Leonard Lato and Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Perry Auerbach. Bail Hearing held. Defendant release on $25,000 secured PRB. Secured by property in Brooklyn owned by Luciano and Mercedesbetanes. Travel restricted to EDNY and SDNY. Confession of judgment signed by AUSA. (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 07/08/2002)
06/27/2002363 ORDER SETTING CONSITIONS OF RELEASE AND BOND: $25,000 Secured Bond set for Calvin Richard. Conditions: Defendant must remain in and may not leave the EDNY and SDNY. ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , dated: 6/27/02) (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 07/08/2002)
07/18/2002366 Letter MOTION by Robert Dupurton requesting that the 8/9/02 sentence date be kept intact. (Lopez, Luz) (Entered: 07/22/2002)
07/18/2002  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton denying [366-1] motion requesting that the 8/9/02 sentence date be kept intact. as to Robert Dupurton (5) ( Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt , on 7.18.02) EOD#366 (Lopez, Luz) (Entered: 07/22/2002)
07/25/2002368 CALENDAR ENTRY:, before USDJ Spatt on 7/25/02 @ 11:00 a.m., for Telephone Conference. Dft Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Probation: Christine Roberts. Case called. Conference held. All sentencing issues will take place tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. If a Fatico Hearing is needed a date will be set tomorrow. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/31/2002)
07/26/2002367 CALENDAR ENTRY:, before USDJ Spatt on 7/26/02 @ 4:00 p.m., for Sentencing. Dft Robert Dupurton present on bail with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Owen Wicker. Probation: Christine Roberts. Case called. Sentencing adjourned to 8/7/02 @ 9:30 a.m. for Robert Dupurton before Judge Arthur D. Spatt . (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/31/2002)
08/02/2002369 LETTER dated 7/26/02 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt RE: In response to the 7/25/02 letter submitted on behalf of the dft Robert Dupurton and the Corporate Dfts that requests that the govt provide Brady material related to Calvin Richards based on newly discovered evidence that Richard committed a crime prior to his cooperation with the govt and failed to disclose that crime during his cooperation. The dfts requests for Brady material and a hearing should be denied. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/06/2002)
08/07/2002370 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton ; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 8/7/02 @ 9:30 a.m. for Sentencing. Defendant Dupurton present. Counsel for Defendants, Douglas Grover, present. Govt: AUSA Demetri Jones and Michael Cornacchia. USPO: Christine Roberts. Court Reporter/ESR Ellen Combs. RULINGS: Sentencings adjourned to 9/13/02 @ 1:30 p.m. terminated past due deadlines (Branciforte, Ralph) (Entered: 08/14/2002)
08/16/2002371 LETTER dated 8/14/02 from Ruth R. Laubgross to Judge Spatt RE: Please advise as to when the final disposition of this case will take place and what I can expect to receive in settlement. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/27/2002)
08/22/2002372 LETTER dated 8/22/02 from David A. Scheffel, Law Clerk to USDJ Spatt to Ms. Laubgross RE: The Court received your 8/14/02 letter requesting information on the sentencing in this action and what you, as a claimant, can expect to receive in a settlement. The sentencing has been adjourned as a result of certain legal problems that occurred. Sentencing is presently scheduled for 9/13/02. The Court cannot advise you on what you can expect to recover in settlement. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/27/2002)
09/12/2002373 LETTER dated 9/12/02 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt RE: The parties have not been able to agree on a loss or restitution amount, therefore, the govt sumbits this letter to request the scheduling of a Fatico Hearing on this issue. The govt requests that a telephone conference with the Court and all parties be conducted on 9/13/02 because it may prove fruitful in determining whether the within motion and the schedule of the hearing. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/12/2002)
09/13/2002  Tele-conference as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton held (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/20/2002)
09/13/2002374 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton; Case called before USDJ Spatt on 9/13/02 @ 2:00 p.m., for Telephone Conference. Dft Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael T. Cornacchia, Kevin Mulry. Court Reporter: Kevin Mulry. Case called. Conference held. Other: Letter from AUSA Mike Cornacchia - 2/3/03 @ 9:30 through 2/7/00 scheduled for a hearing of all victims and appraisals. Court will accept hearsay from reliable sources. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/20/2002)
10/02/2002375 TRANSCRIPT of Sentence before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/7/02 @ 9:30 a.m. filed in case as to Robert Dupurton. Court Reporter: Ellen S. Combs. (Sentencing rescheduled). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/02/2002)
12/13/2002376 LETTER dated 12/13/02 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Mr. Grover Re: To advise the dfts that the U.S. Postal Service currently possesses over 800 coins that were sent in by additional victims in this case. The coins will be examined by Anthony Swiatek on behalf of the govt. If the dfts wish to examine them have them contact Postal Inspector Carl Sclanfani. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
01/30/2003  Status conference as to Robert Dupurton held. (Fagan, Linda) (Entered: 02/04/2003)
01/30/2003377 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Robert Dupurton; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on date of 1/30/03 for Crim. Cause for Status Conference; Appearances: Deft. Robert DuPurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover; For govt.: Demetri Jones; Court Reporter/ESR Mary Ann Steiger. Case called. Request by Mr. Grover to adjourn fatico hearing is Denied. Fatico hearing will go forward as scheduled for Monday 2/3/03 at 9:30 a.m. and on Tuesday 2/4/03 at 9:30 a.m. (Fagan, Linda) (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003  Sentencing held Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1rs (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/14/2003)
02/03/2003379 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Meridian Numismatics; Case called before USDJ Spatt on 2/3/03 @ 9:30 a.m., for CR Cause for Sentencing. Dft Meridian Numismatics present on bail with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Case called. Sentencing held. The fine is waived based on the dft's inability to pay. Special Assessment is imposed in the sum of $400.00 to be paid immediately. The remaining counts are dismissed on the United States' The dft is advised of the Right to Appeal. Restitution of $379,702.00 to be paid jointly and severally with co-dfts to U.S. Attorney's Office. If any payments are made to U.S. Attorney's Office they are to be distributed to the victims. Corporation is no longer in business. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/18/2003 (Entered: 02/14/2003)
02/03/2003380 JUDGMENT Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1rs. The dft was found guilty on count(s) ONE, after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $379,702.00. Payments of restitution are to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case. Galerie Des Numismatique, Numisgroup International Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution are to be made to the payee and distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $400.00 which shall be due immediately. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 2/11/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/03/2003  Sentencing held Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1rs, 18rs, 33rs (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/03/2003381 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numismatic Asset; Case called before USDJ Spatt on 2/3/03 @ 12:05 p.m., for CR Cause for Sentencing. Dft Numismatic Asset present on bail with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger. Probation: Jennifer Connolly. Case called. Fatico hearing held. Sentencing held. Court accepts facts as revised in PSR. The fine is waived based on the dft's inability to Special Assessment imposed in the sum of $1,200.00 to be paid immediately. The remaining counts and Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the United States' motion. The dft is advised of the right to appeal. Restitution of $322,875.00 to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office and then distributed to the victims, if any payments are made, jointly and severally by all dfts. Corporation is no longer in business. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 04/18/2003 (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/03/2003  Sentencing held Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1rs, 4rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 14rs-15rs, 16rs-17rs, 19rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rs (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/03/2003383 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Numisgroup Intl; Case called before USDJ Spatt on 2/3/03 @ 12:00 p.m. for CR Cause for Sentencing. Dft Numisgroup International Corp., present on bail with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger. Probation: Jennifer Connolly. Case called. Counsel for all sides present. Sentencing held. Court accepts facts as revised in PSR. The fine is waived based on the dft's inability to pay. Special Assessment is imposed in the sum of $8,800.00, to be paid immediately. The remaining counts and underlying indictments are dismissed on the United States' motion. Restitution of $1,090,771.50 to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office, any payments are to be sent to the U.S. Attorney's Office and then distributed to the victims. Restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts. Corporation is no longer in business. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/03/2003  Sentencing held Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1rs, 4rs-5rs, 7rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 12rs-13rs, 15rs, 17rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rs (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/12/2003)
02/03/2003386 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Robert Dupurton; Case called before USDJ Spatt on 2/3/03 @ 9:40 a.m., CR Cause for Sentencing. Dft Robert Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia. Court Reporter: Maryann Steiger. Probation: Jennifer Connolly. Case called. Sentencing held. Statement(s) of dft and counsel heard. Dft's downward departure is based on: overstates seriousness. The downward departure motion is denied. Courts accepts facts as revised in PSR. The dft is committed to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of 63 months as follows: 60 months on the conspiracy count and 3 months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Upon release from imprisonment the dft shall be on supervised release for a term of 3 years. The dft shall surrender to the U.S. Marshal or institution by 12:00 noon on 1/24/04. The fine is waived based on the dfts inability to pay. Restitution is ordered: $1,873,819.50 to be paid as follows: 1) coins held as collateral, when appeal is finalized and if affirmed, coins should be sold and is to be put towards restitution (see J&C for more info.). Special Assessment is imposed in the sum of $2,300.00 to be paid immediately. The remaining counts are dismissed on the United States' motion. The dft is advised of the Right to Appeal. Dft to immediately perfect appeal. Bail pending appeal is extended to above date (see J&C for more info.). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/12/2003)
02/03/2003  Sentencing held Galerie Des Numis (3) count(s) 1rs, 12rs-13rs. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/28/2003)
02/03/2003391 CALENDAR ENTRY as to Galerie Des Numismatique; Case called before USDJ Spatt on 2/3/03 @ 12:10 a.m., for CR Cause for Sentencing. Dft Galerie des Numismatique present on bail with retained counsel Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger. Probation: Jennifer Connolly. Case called. Sentencing held. Court accepts facts as revised in P.S.R. The fine is waived based on the dft's inability to pay. Special Assessment is imposed in the sum of $1,200.00, to be paid immediately. The remaining counts and underlying indictments are dismissed on motion of the United States. The dft is advised of the Right to Appeal. Restitution of $80,471.00 to be paid jointly and severally with co-dfts to the U.S. Attorney's Office (payee). If any payments are made to U.S. Attorney's Office the payee will distribute to the victims. Corporation is no longer in business. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/28/2003)
02/07/2003378 NOTICE OF CHANGE OF ADDRESS - The address for Douglas E. Grover, counsel for dfts Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics and Robert Dupurton is now: Thomas Hine LLP, One Chase Manhattan Plaza, 58th Floor, NY, NY 10005-1401. Telephone: (212) 344-5680. Fax: (212) 809-6890. * Docket Sheet updated to reflect change of address. * (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 02/14/2003 (Entered: 02/14/2003)
02/11/2003  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Meridian Numismatics party Meridian Numismatics Counts Dismissed: Meridian Numismatics (4) count(s) 1, 2s-9s, 10s, 11s-12s, 13s, 14s-15s, 16s, 17s-18s, 19s, 20s-36s, 37s, 38s. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/11/2003382 JUDGMENT Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1rs, 18rs, 33rs - The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, EIGHTEEN, and THIRTY THREE after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the Payee, The United States Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722, in the the amount of $322,875,00. Payments of restitution are to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts in this case: Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numisgroup International Corp., Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution are to be made to the payee and distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the U.S. a special assessment of $1,200.00 which shall be due immediately. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 2/11/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/11/2003  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Numismatic Asset party Numismatic Asset Counts Dismissed: Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1, 2s-9s, 10s, 11s-12s, 13s, 14s-15s, 16s, 17s-18s, 19s, 20s-21s, 23s-36s, 37s (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 02/18/2003 (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/11/2003384 JUDGMENT Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1rs, 4rs -9rs , 10rs -11rs , 14rs-15rs , 16rs -17rs, 19rs, 20rs, 22rs, 26-28rs, 30rs-32rs - The dft was found guilty on counts, ONE, FOUR THROUGH ELEVEN, FOURTEEN THROUGH SEVENTEEN, NINETEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT AND THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the payee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, 11722 in the amount of $1,090,771.50. Payments of restitution to be made jointly and severally with co-dfts this case: Galerie Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $8,100.00 which shall be due immediately. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 2/11/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/11/2003  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Numisgroup Intl party Numisgroup Intl Counts Dismissed: Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1, 2s-3s, 2-34, 10s, 13s, 14s-15s, 16s, 19s, 22s, 37s, 38s. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/18/2003)
02/11/2003392 JUDGMENT Galerie Des Numismatique (3) count(s) 1rs, 12rs-13rs. The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, TWELVE and THIRTEEN after a plea of not guilty. The dft shall make restitution to the following persons in the amount of $80,471.00. Payments of restitution are to be made joint and severally with co-dfts in this case: Numisgroup International Corp., Meridian Numismatics, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Robert Dupurton, Angelina Caltagirone, Nicholas Ferraro, John Laura, Richard Calvin and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution are to be made to the payee and distributed to the victims. Any payments by this dft are to be paid to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 2 and 3 are discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indicments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a Special Assessment of $1,200.00 which shall be due immediately. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 2/11/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/28/2003)
02/11/2003  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Galerie Des Numismatique; Counts Dismissed: Galerie Des Numismatique (3) count(s) 1, 4s-9s, 11s-12s, 17s-18s, 20s-36s, 38s. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/08/2003)
02/21/2003385 NOTICE OF APPEAL by Numisgroup Intl (1) count(s) 1rs, 4rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 14rs-15rs, 16rs-17rs, 19rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rs, Numismatic Asset (2) count(s) 1rs, 18rs, 33rs Fee Paid $ 105.00 Receipt # 273443. Copy of notice, judgment and certified docket forwarded to USCA. Copy of notice forwarded to chambers. (Romano, Dan) Modified on 03/04/2003 (Entered: 03/04/2003)
03/04/2003387 JUDGMENT Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1rs, 4rs-5rs, 7rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 12rs -13rs, 15rs, 17rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rs . The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. The dft is hereby committed to the custody of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of Sixty (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy count and Three (3) Months on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Upon release from imprisonment, the dft shall be on supervised release for a term of Three (3) Years. Special Conditions: 1. The dft is to pay the sum of $1,873,819.50 in restitution. Payable as follows: 1. By the sale of the coins held as collateral after all direct appeals have been exhausted, and the convictions affirmed. The sum received by the sale of the coins should be credited to the dft's restitution obligation. 2. Upon release from incarceration, the dft is to pay 10% of his gross monthly income to the U.S. Attorney's Office, One Pierrepont Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11501. Commencing one month after the dft's release from incarceration. A list of victims will be prepared and sent in by the government, within ten (10) days. Restitution is joint and several among all the co-dfts in this criminal case. The dft shall make restitution to the the payee, U.S. Attorney's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $1,873,819.50. Payments of restitution are to be made jointly and severally with the co-dfts: Numisgroup International Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Galerie Des Numismatique, Meridian Numismatics, Inc., Angelina Caltergirone, John Laura, Nichols Ferraro, Calvin Richard and Robert Smith. Payments of restitution are to be made to to payee and distributed to the victims. Restitution shall be paid in installments according to the following schedule of payments: restitution is payable in part by the sale of coins held as collateral by the government. When the appeal is finalized and if the conviction is affirmed, the coins should be sold and the proceeds credited to the restitution liability of the dft Robert Dupurton. Forfeiture: See Forfeiture Order dated 10/20/01, which is included as part of this Judgment. The dft shall surrender to the custody of the U.S. Marshal for this district, 225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, NY 11201, or to the institution if designated by 12:00 p.m. on 1/2/04. The dft has been found not guilty on counts 2, 3, 6, 14, 21, 23-25 & 29 and is discharged as to such counts. Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the U.S. a Special Assessment of $2,300.00 which shall be due immediately. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 3/4/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/13/2003)
03/04/2003  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to Robert Dupurton party Robert Dupurton Counts Dismissed: Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1, 2-34, 20s, 33rs (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/13/2003)
03/06/2003388 AMENDED JUDGMENT: Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1rs, 4rs -5rs, 7rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 12rs-13rs, 15rs, 17rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rs. The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGMENT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 3/6/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/13/2003)
03/14/2003389 AMENDED NOTICE OF APPEAL by Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 1rs, 4rs-5rs, 7rs-9rs, 10rs-11rs, 12rs-13rs, 15rs. Copy of Amended Notice and Certified copy of the docket forwarded to USCA. Copy of amended notice forwarded to chambers. (Romano, Dan) Modified on 03/25/2003 (Entered: 03/25/2003)
03/14/2003389 AMENDED NOTICE OF APPEAL by Robert Dupurton (5) count(s) 17rs-20rs, 22rs, 26rs-28rs, 30rs-32rsi. Continuation of previous document: Amended Notice of Appeal. (Romano, Dan) (Entered: 03/25/2003)
03/24/2003390 USCA Scheduling Order: as to Numisgroup Intl, Numismatic Asset, Galerie Des Numis, Meridian Numismatics, Robert Dupurton [385-1] appeal Appeal Record due by USCA Number: 03-1141 Appellant's brief due 5/8/03. Appellee's brief due 6/9/03. Argument set for 7/21/03. (Romano, Dan) (Entered: 03/25/2003)
04/18/2003  Certified and transmitted record on appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals as to Robert Dupurton : [389-1] appeal . Original and three copies of the index, certified copy of the docket and clerk's certificate forwarded to USCA. Acknowledgment requested. (Romano, Dan) (Entered: 04/18/2003)
04/29/2003  Acknowledgment from USCA received. as to Meridian Numismatics RE: [385-1] appeal. USCA 03-1141. (Romano, Dan) Modified on 04/29/2003 (Entered: 04/29/2003)
07/01/2003394 TRANSCRIPT of Trial as to Numisgroup International Corp., Robert Dupurton, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Galerie Des Numismatique, LTD., Meridian Numismatics, Inc., Tom Paull held on 5/15/01 @ 9:00 a.m. before Judge Arthur D. Spatt. Court Reporter: Ellen S. Combs. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/01/2003)
07/07/2003396 CJA 23 Financial Affidavit by Angelina Caltagirone. Appointment of CJA counsel is approved. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 7/7/03). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/18/2003)
07/15/2003395 LETTER dated 7/10/03 from Staurt Grossman to Judge Spatt Re: Enclosed please find a Financial Affidavit executed by Ms. Caltagirone which supplements her letter dated 6/17/03 requesting in essence, that the Court appoint an attorney to represent her. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/18/2003)
07/25/2003397 LETTER dated 7/22/03 from Elizabeth Macedonio to Judge Spatt Re: I met with John Laura to discuss his pending sentence. Mr. Laura completed the annexed financial affidavit which appears to qualify him for counsel under the Criminal Justice Act. Accordingly, it is the dft's request that the undersigned be appointed to represent him in this matter and that Anthony Colleluori be relieved. I ask that Mr. Laura's 8/1/03 sentencing date be adjourned. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/18/2003)
07/25/2003398 CJA 23 Financial Affidavit by John Laura. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/18/2003)
09/12/2003399 MINUTE ENTRY before USDJ Spatt on 9/12/03 @ 9:40 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Sentencing as to dft Nick Ferraro (10). Dft Ferraro present on bail with counsel John Wallenstein. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Ellen Combs. Probation: Nicole Pizzo. Case called. Sentencing held. Court accepts plea recommendation of Magistrate Judge Wall. Court accepts facts as in PSR. The dft is sentenced to three (3) years Probation. Special Conditions of Probation: See J&C. The fine is waived based on the dfts inability to pay. Restitution is ordered: #39,867.50. Special Assessment is imposed in the sum of $100.00 and to be paid immediately. The remaining Counts are dismissed on the United States' motion. The dft is advised of the Right to Appeal. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/14/2003)
09/22/2003400 JUDGMENT as to Nick Ferraro (10), Count(s) 1; The dft pleaded guilty to Count One (Thirty Four Count Indictment). The dft is hereby placed on probation for a term of Three (3) Years. Special Conditions: 1) The dft is to serve Four (4) Months Home Detenention. The dft is allowed to leave his home for work, religious, medical and to see his children only. No electronic monitoring. 2) The dft is to perform One Hundred (100) Hours of Community Service per year of his Three (3) Year term of Probation as selected by the Probation Department. 3) The dft is to file income tax returns within six (6) months of today's date. 4) The dft is to pay Restitution in the sum of $39,867.50 to the Clerk's Office, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722, payable by 10% of the dft's gross monthly income until restitution is paid in full. Payments are to commence on 1/1/04. Payments of restitution are to be made to the payee and then distributed to the victims. Superseding Indictment Counts 2-34 and the Underlying Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is Ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a Special Assessment of $100.00 which shall be due immediately. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 9/22/03). (Coleman, Laurie) Additional attachment(s) added on 10/14/2003 (Coleman, Laurie). Modified on 10/14/2003 (Coleman, Laurie). (Entered: 10/14/2003)
12/05/2003401 MINUTE ENTRY as to Dft CALVIN RICHARD; Case called before USDJ Spatt on 12/5/03 @ 9:15 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Sentencing. Dft present on bail with retained counsel Robert Sale. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Harry Rapaport. Probation: Jennifer Connelly. Sentencing held. Statement(s) of Dft and counsel heard. The dft is sentenced to 3 years Probation to run consecutive with sentence imposed in CR-02-1159 (ADS). Special Conditions of Probation: (See J&C). The Fine is waived based on the dft's inability to pay. Restitution is ordered: $7,365.00 (See J&C). Special Assessment is imposed in the sum of the $200.00 to be paid immediately. The remaining Counts are dismissed on the United States motion. The Dft is advised of the Right to Appeal. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/30/2003)
12/09/2003402 JUDGMENT as to CALVIN RICHARD (11); The dft pleaded guilty to Count(s) Five and Ten (Thirty Four Count Indictment). The dft is hereby placed on probation for a term of three (3) years to run consecutive with the sentence imposed in CR-02-1159 (ADS). Special Condition: 1) The dft is to pay restitution in the sum of $7,365.00 at the rate of 10% of the dft's gross monthly income to commence at the end of the first month that the dft is employed after his release from incarceration imposed in CR-02-1159-01 (ADS) until the amount the amount of restitution is paid in full. The dft shall make restitution to the Clerk of the Court, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 in the amount of $7,365.00. Payments are then to be turned over to the victims: Miles Igo, 649 Spring Lake Drive, Melbourne, FL 32940 in the amount of $2,115.00 and to Frank Massa, 1662 Brookwood Drive, Elhart, Indiana 46514 in the amount of $5,250.00. Counts 1, 9 & 18 are dismissed on the motion of the United States. It is ordered that the dft shall pay to the United States a Special Assessment of $200.00 which shall be due immediately. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 12/9/03). (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 12/30/2003 (Coleman, Laurie). (Entered: 12/30/2003)
12/15/2003404 Letter application by Douglas E. Grover on behalf of deft., Robert DuPurton dtd. 12/15/03 to Judge Spatt. Re: requesting the following: 1) that the court issue an order extending the stay of execution adjourning the surrender date until the appellate procees is properly concluded; 2) this court issue an order permitting Mr. DuPurton to travel to Calif. from 12/17/03 to 12/21/03. (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 01/29/2004)
12/16/2003403 MINUTE ENTRY before USDJ Spatt on 12/16/03 @ 9:40 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Telephone Conference. Dft Dupurton present with retained counsel Douglas Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones. Case called. Conference held. Other: Letter, dated 12/11/03, from Mr. Grover requesting a stay of surrender pending appeal. Govt objects. Court GRANTS STAY of surrender pending appeal. Control date 4/1/04. Court grants dft's request for travel. Mr. Grover to submit letter. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 12/31/2003)
12/16/2003405 Letter from Douglas E. Grover on behalf of deft Robert DuPurton to Judge Spatt. RE: confirming that at the conf this am, the stay of execution has been extended with a control date of 4/1/04, at which time the parties will reconvene fora conf with the court. In addition, counsel for deft will advise the court prior to 4/1/04 of the status of the appeal. Also, confirming that the Court has granted permission for travel to Calif. (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 01/29/2004)
12/16/2003  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton re 405 Letter: SO ORDERED (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 12/16/03) c/m eod #405 (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 01/29/2004)
01/14/2004410 LETTER dated 1/10/04 from Douglas Grover to Judge Spatt Re: Please accept this letter as a request on behalf of the dft, Robert Dupurton, and his fiance, Dr. Adrienne Denese, to remove the restrictions on curfew and travel presently imposed on him by the court's previous order allowing his release on bail pending appeal. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/13/2004)
02/04/2004408 LETTER MOTION from Douglas Grover to Judge Spatt Re: To request that 1) Robert DuPurton's curfew be lifted and 2) Robert DuPurton be permitted to travel without limitation, within the continental United States. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
02/04/2004  ENDORSED ORDER on 408 letter application requesting removal of Robert DuPurton's travel restrictions on curfew and travel. Application to travel on 2/5/04 is granted. Request for blanket travel requests are denied with leave to renew at the appropriate time. Leave to lift curfew is denied with leave to appear in Court to renew the application. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 2/4/04). EOD #408. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
02/09/2004409 LETTER MOTION dated 2/5/04 from Douglas Grover to Judge Spatt Re: To request that the parties be permitted to appear in Court in order to renew our application to lift Robert DuPurton's curfew restrictions. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
02/09/2004  ENDORSED ORDER granting 409 letter motion as to Robert Dupurton requesting an in Court conference to renew dft's application to lift his travel restrictions - In Court conference on 2/12/04 @ 10:00 a.m. before Judge Spatt. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 2/9/04). EOD #409 (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
02/12/2004407 LETTER MOTION dated 2/12/04 from Douglas Grover to Judge Spatt Re: To request that Robert DuPurton's travel restrictions and nightime curfew be lifted on 2/13/04 thru 2/15/04, and 3/1/04 thru 3/3/04 so that he may stay overnight in West Chester Pennsylvania.(Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
02/12/2004  ENDORSED ORDER granting 407 letter application requesting that Robert Dupurton's travel restrictions and nightime curfew be lifted for 2/13/04 thru 2/15/04 and 3/1/04 thru 3/3/04. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 2/12/04). EOD #407, C/M (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
02/12/2004412 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Joanna Seybert :Status Conference as to Robert Dupurton held on 2/12/2004 @10:15am. AUSA Demetri Jones, Pre-Trial Interpreter Anna Chu Dft. DuPurton present on bail with retained attorney Douglas Grove. Case called. Dft. Purton (#5) appears with counsel. Status conference held. Letter from Mr. Gover regarding removalof curfew, travel, etc. Dft. granted permission to travel to NJ, CI and Eastern District of Penn. Dft's request to travel to Northern Calif, San Joe is denied. Dft's request to travel to Florida is denied; make a written application at the time. Request curfew changed to 10:00pm is denied. (Court Reporter Perry Auerbach.) (Barhome, Sydelle) (Entered: 05/14/2004)
03/08/2004406 LETTER MOTION dated 3/5/04 from Douglas Grover to Judge Spatt Re: Please accept this letter on behalf of our client, Robert DuPurton, as a request for permission to travel to San Francisco and San Jose', California, from 3/10/04 through 3/15/04. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/11/2004)
03/08/2004  ENDORSED ORDER granting 406 request for dft Robert Dupurton to travel to California from 3/10/04 through 3/15/04. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 3/8/04). EOD #406. C/M (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 03/11/2004)
04/05/2004411 MINUTE ENTRY as to Robert Dupurton; Case called before Judge Spatt on 4/5/04 @ 12:15 p.m., for Criminal Cause for Telephone Conference. Dft present on bail with retained attorneys Douglas Grover and Richard Mischel. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. Case called. Conference held. Bail continued to 7/15/04, at next conference on that date at 9:00 a.m. Oral Argument on 2nd Circuit schedule for 5/18/04. (Coleman, Laurie) Modified on 5/6/2004 (Coleman, Laurie). (Entered: 05/06/2004)
04/13/2004413 Letter MOTION to Travel in connection with his work for SkinScience Inc. during April and May, filed by Robert Dupurton. (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/01/2004)
04/13/2004  ENDORSED ORDER as to Robert Dupurton: SO ORDERED (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 4/13/04). (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/01/2004)
05/24/2004414 Minute Entry: Before Arthur D. Spatt on 5/24/04 at 1:55 pm, criminal cause forTelephone Conference as to Robert Dupurton. Case called. Deft present on bail with retained counsel, Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Demetri Jones/Michael Cornacchia. Court Reporter Owen Wicker. Conf held. Deft to surrender by 12:00 noon to US Marshal in Brooklyn or to institution designated on 8/12/04. No further extensions will be granted. Govt to submit Order. Bai continued. (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/10/2004)
05/25/2004417 Letter from Demetri Jones dtd. 5/25/04 to Judge Spatt enclosing a proposed order directing the deft to surrender on 8/12/04 to serve the sentence imposed on 3/4/04. (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/14/2004)
05/26/2004419 ORDER as to Robert Dupurton: That the deft shall surrender on 8/12/04 by 12 pm to the US Marshal Service, 225 Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn, NY or to the facility designated by the Fed. Bureau of Prisons to serve the sentence imposed upon him by this Court on 3/4/03. That in the event that the Fed. BOP has not designated a facility by 8/12/04, the deft Robert Dupurton shall surrender to the US Marshal. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 5/26/04) c/m (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/14/2004)
06/03/2004415 Minute Entry: Before Arthur D. Spatt on 6/3/04 at 10:50 am., criminal cause for Sentencing. Case caled. Deft. Robert Smith present on bail with retained counsel, Gerald M. Saluti. Govt: Demetri Jones. Probation: James Fonti. Court Reporter: Harry Rapaport. Sentencing held. Statements of deft and counsel heard. Court accepts plea recommendation of Mag/Judge Wall. Court accepts facts are revised in PSR. The deft Robert Smith is sentenced on Counts 1 and 38 of the Superseding Indictment. Counts 14, 15, 22, 34 & 37 and the underlying indictment are dismissed on the Govt's motion. The deft is sentenced to Probation for a term of three(3) years on each count to run concurrently. Special Conditions: The deft is to file his 1999 tax returns and is to notify, AUSA Demetri M. Jones upon doing so and Ms. Jones is to then advise the Court. The deft is to serve 300 hours of community service. 100 Hours per year during his three year term of probation. The Probation Dept. has the discretion as to where the deft will serve his community service. Teh deft is to pay Restitution in the sum of $310,503.00 to the Clerk of the court at a rate of 10% of his gross monthly income until restitution is paid in full even after his term of Probation is concluded. Restitution payments are to commence on 8/2/04 on a monthly basis. Payments are to be made to the Clerk of the Court, then payments are to be made from the Court to list of victims on J&C. (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/10/2004)
06/03/2004416 JUDGMENT as to Robert Smith (8): The deft plead guilty to counts 1 and 38 of the superseding indictment. Counts 14, 15, 22,34 and 37 and the underlying indictment are dismissed on the motion of the US. It is ordered that the deft pay to the US a Special Assessment of $200.00. The deft is hereby placed on probation for a term of three(3) years on each count to run concurrently with Special Conditions as follows: The deft is to file his 1999 tax returns and is to notify, AUSA Demetri M. Jones upon doing so and Ms. Jones is to then advise the Court. (2) The deft is to serve 300 hours of community service. 100 Hours per year during his three year term of probation. The Probation Dept. has the discretion as to where the deft will serve his community service. (3) The deft is to pay Restitution in the sum of $310,503.00 to the Clerk of the court at a rate of 10% of his gross monthly income until restitution is paid in full even after his term of Probation is concluded. Restitution payments are to commence on 8/2/04 on a monthly basis. Payments are to be made to the Clerk of the Court, then payments are to be made from the Court to list of victims on J&C. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 6/3/04) c/m (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/10/2004)
06/09/2004418 Letter application by Demetri M. Jones dtd. 6/9/04 to Judge Spatt requesting that the sentencing of the above deft be adjounred on consent to another convenient time to the Court. (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/14/2004)
06/15/2004420 LETTER dated 6/15/04 from AUSA Demetri Jones to Judge Spatt Re: This letter is sent to confirm that the new date and time for sentencing as to dft John Lara is 10/29/04, at 9:00 a.m. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/17/2004)
06/15/2004  ENDORSED ORDER as to John Laura re 418 Letter: Application GRANTED. Sentencing adjourned to 10/29/2004 at 9:00 AM. (signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 6/15/04) c/m eod #418 (Montero, Edher) (Entered: 06/29/2004)
06/22/2004421 MANDATE of USCA (certified copy) as to Robert Dupurton, Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Galerie Des Numismatique, LTD., Meridian Numismatics, Inc., Numisgroup International Corp. re 385 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment,, 389 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment,, 389 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment affirming the district court's judgment. Copy sent to chambers. (Romano, Daniel) (Entered: 07/07/2004)
08/10/2004424 MINUTE ENTRY as to ROBERT DUPURTON; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/10/04 at 9:15 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Telephone Conference. Dft present on bail with attorney Douglas E. Grover. Govt: Dememtri Jones. Court Reporter: Ellen Combs. Case called. Conference held. OTHER: Re: Letter from Mr. Dupurton concerning Blakely. Rulings; Mr. Dupurton's surrender date is extended for a limited time until 8/26/04 @ 12:00 noon. Dft to surrender to Marshal in Brooklyn or Institution, if designated to permit Mr. Dupurton to file a Stay of Surrender with the Supreme Court. Jury Selection 11/3/04 @ 9:30 a.m. before Magistrate Judge regarding enhancement issues. The Court to send a letter by 8/20/04 regarding what enhancement it will seek. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/25/2004)
08/13/2004425 LETTER MOTION dated 8/12/04 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: This will confirm that at the conclusion of the telephone conference which took place ysterday, the Court extended the stay of execution and Mr. DuPurton's surrender date until 8/26/04. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/26/2004)
08/13/2004  ENDORSED ORDER granting 425 Letter requesting confirmation that the Court extended the stay of execution and Robert DuPurton's surrender date until 8/26/04 - This is the final extension. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/13/04). EOD #425. C/M. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/26/2004)
08/16/2004422 TRANSCRIPT of Telephone Conference before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/10/04 @ 9:00 a.m. as to Robert Dupurton filed. Court Reporter: Ellen S. Combs (631) 712-6107. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/16/2004)
08/19/2004423 Letter from AUSA Demetri M. Jones to Hon. Arthur D. Spatt Regarding No basis to resentence Dupurton (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 08/19/2004)
08/23/2004426 Minute Entry Case called for proceedings held before Arthur D. Spatt : AUSA: Demetri Jones, For Defendant: Douglas Groser. Re: Letter from Ms. Jones, dtd 8/19/04. J/S for 11/3 to remain for November, as previously scheduled. Defendant will surrender as scheduled to the institution designated in Pennsacola, FL or to the US Marshal in Brooklyn by 12:00 Noon on 8/26/04Status Conference as to Robert Dupurton held on 8/23/2004, Telephone Conference as to Robert Dupurton held on 8/23/2004 (Court Reporter Harry Rapaport.) (Mierzejewski, Elizabeth) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
10/28/2004431 Letter MOTION to Continue /adjourn the jury selection by Numisgroup International Corp.. (Mierzejewski, Elizabeth) (Entered: 12/01/2004)
10/28/2004  ORDER GRANTING the letter motion to adjourn the Jury selection to 1/31/05 @9:30 a.m. as to Numisgroup International Corp. . Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 10/28/04. (Mierzejewski, Elizabeth) (Entered: 12/01/2004)
10/28/2004  Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings as to Robert Dupurton: Jury Selection set for 1/31/2005 09:30AM before Judge Arthur D. Spatt. (Mierzejewski, Elizabeth) (Entered: 12/01/2004)
10/29/2004427 LETTER dated 10/29/04 from Wendy M. Fiel, Law Clerk to Judge Arthur D. Spatt, to Thomas W. Sadler, Esq. Re: Your letter dated 10/20/04 is being returned to you without docketing or filing as it does not bear a certificate of service or other evidence that a copy was served on all counsel. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/29/2004)
11/05/2004429 LETTER dtd 11/5/04 from Thomas Sadler to Wendy M. Fiel re: Pursuant to you letter of October 29 2004, I am resubmitting my letter to Judge Spatt of October 20. 2004, with a Certificate of Service upon Douglas E. Grover Esq. and Assitant United States Attorney Demetri Jones. (Mierzejewski, Elizabeth) (Entered: 11/24/2004)
11/22/2004428 LETTER dated 11/22/04 from Wendy M. Fiel, Law Clerk to Judge Arthur D. Spatt, to AUSA Demetri Jones Re: Judge Spatt requests that you respond to Mr. Sadler's 10/20/04 letter with a copy to the Court within ten day's from the date of your receipt of this letter. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/22/2004)
11/30/2004430 Letter from AUSA Kevin P. Mulry to Honorable Arthur D. Spatt Regarding enclosed proposed order settling claim of N.Y. Gold Mart (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Mulry, Kevin) (Entered: 11/30/2004)
12/01/2004432 STIPULATION AND ORDER:The preliminary order of forfeiture is hereby vacated solely as to 1858-0 $ 10 gold coin, 1851-d gold coin and 1806 gold coin and for the sole purpose of having such coins released by the government in "as is" condition to New York Gold Mart. Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 12/1/04. (Lopez, Adriana) (Entered: 12/07/2004)
12/14/2004433 Letter MOTION to Continue - To request that Angelina Caltagirone's sentencing be adjourned to 4/8/05 at 11:30 a.m. Filed by Angelina Caltagirone. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
12/14/2004  ENDORSED ORDER Re: 433 Letter Application to adjourn ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE'S sentencing to 4/8/05 at 11:30 a.m. - Application GRANTED. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 12/14/04). EOD #433. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
12/14/2004  Set/Reset Hearings as to Angelina Caltagirone: Sentencing set for 4/8/2005 11:30 AM before Senior-Judge Arthur D. Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
01/24/2005434 Letter MOTION to Continue - We request that the appearance of Robert Dupurton for jury selection presently scheduled for 1/31/05 be adjourned. filed by Robert Dupurton. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/01/2005)
01/24/2005  ENDORSED ORDER as to ROBERT DUPURTON Re: 434 Letter Application requesting an adjournment of the appearance presently scheduled for 1/31/05 - Application Granted. Matter adjourned to 3/21/05 at 9:30 a.m. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 1/24/05). EOD #434. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/01/2005)
02/11/2005435 Letter MOTION to Continue - To request an adjournment of the 2/11/05 sentencing as to dft JOHN LAURA. Filed by John Laura. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/16/2005)
02/11/2005  ENDORSED ORDER as to JOHN LAURA Re: 435 Letter Application to adjourn Sentence - Application GRANTED. Sentencing is adjourned to 5/6/05 at 9:00 a.m. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 2/11/05). EOD #435. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/16/2005)
02/11/2005  Set/Reset Hearings as to John Laura: Sentencing set for 5/6/2005 9:00 a.m. before Senior-Judge Arthur D. Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/16/2005)
03/10/2005436 Letter from USCA, Sandra McKnight to EDNY Clerk Regarding Recall Mandate. See next docket entry. (Romano, Daniel) (Entered: 03/10/2005)
03/30/2005445 Letter MOTION to Continue - To request ANGELINA CALTIGIRONE'S Sentencing be adjourned to 7/15/05 at 9:00 a.m. Filed by Angelina Caltagirone. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/24/2005)
03/30/2005  ORDER Re: 445 Letter Application requesting to adjourn ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE'S Sentencing to 7/15/05 at 9:00 a.m. - Application GRANTED. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 3/30/05). EOD #445. C/ECF. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/24/2005)
05/06/2005437 Letter from AUSA Demetri M. Jones to the Honorable Arthur D. Spatt Regarding adjournment request to July 15, 2005 (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 05/06/2005)
05/31/2005438 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by USA - Copy of Memorandum of Decision, dated 10/22/01 and Preliminary Order of Forfeiture served upon John McDermott-Postal Inspector Team Leader on 9/3/04. REMARKS: To remain in custody of Postal Inspectors pending full inventory and appraisal.(Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/31/2005)
06/22/2005440 MANDATE of USCA (certified copy) as to Robert Dupurton, Numisgroup International Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Galerie Des Numismatique, LTD., Meridian Numismatics, Inc. re 389 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment,, 385 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment,, 389 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment affirming judgment of the district court. Copy sent to chambers. (Attachments: # 1)(Romano, Daniel) (Entered: 07/06/2005)
06/24/2005439 Letter MOTION to Continue - To request that the re-sentencing of ROBERT DUPURTON, which is currently scheduled for 6/27/05, be adjourned until 7/18/05. Filed by Robert Dupurton. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/27/2005)
06/24/2005  ENDORSED ORDER Re: Dft's 439 Letter Application to adjourn the 6/27/05 re-sentencing of ROBERT DUPURTON. Application GRANTED. Re-sentencing scheduled for 7/18/05. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 6/24/05). EOD #439. C/M. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 06/27/2005)
07/13/2005444 Letter MOTION to Continue - To request that ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE'S Sentencing be adjourned to 10/28/05 at 9:00 a.m. Filed by Angelina Caltagirone. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/24/2005)
07/13/2005  ORDER Re: 444 Letter Application requesting to adjourn ANGELINA CALTIGIRONE'S Sentencing to 10/28/05 at 9:00 a.m. So Ordered. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 7/13/05). EOD #444. C/ECF. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/24/2005)
07/13/2005  Set/Reset Hearings as to ANGELINA CALTIGIRONE: Sentencing set for 10/28/2005 at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Arthur D. Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/24/2005)
08/04/2005442 LETTER APPLICATION dated 8/4/05 from Douglas E. Grover to Judge Spatt Re: To request that the re-sentencing of ROBERT DUPURTON, which is presently scheduled for 8/8/05, be adjourned.(Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/12/2005)
08/04/2005  ENDORSED ORDER Re: Dft's 442 Letter Application requesting that the re-sentencing of ROBERT DUPURTON, presently scheduled for 8/31/05, be adjourned - Application GRANTED. Re-sentencing is adjourned to 9/16/05 at 11:00 a.m. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/4/05). EOD #442. C/ECF. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/12/2005)
08/04/2005  Set/Reset Hearings as to ROBERT DUPURTON: Re-Sentencing set for 9/16/2005 at 11:00 a.m. before Judge Arthur D. Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/12/2005)
08/08/2005441 Letter from AUSA Kevin P. Mulry to Honorable Arthur D. Spatt Regarding proposed order settling claim of Spectrum East to forfwited coin (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Concerning claim of Spectrum East)(Mulry, Kevin) (Entered: 08/08/2005)
08/11/2005443 STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT - It is hereby Stipulated and Agreed, by and between Plaintiff United States of America, by its attorney Roslynn R. Mauskopf, U.S. Attorney/EDNY, Kevin Mulry, Assistant U.S. Attorney, of counsel, and Spectrum East, for good and valuable consideration, as follows: 1) The Preliminary Order of Forfeiture is hereby vacated solely as to the 1855 $20 Kellogg gold coin, and for the sole purpose of having such coin released by the Government in "as is" condition to Spectrum East. 2) In consideration of the foregoing, Spectrum East hereby agrees to release, save and hold harmless the U.S., its agencies, agents, officers, assigns, employees and representatives, past and present, from all claims or causes of action, which it, its successors, heirs and assigns ever had, now have or hereafter may have against the United States, its agencies, agents, officers, assigns, employees and representatives, past or present, for or on account of the interest asserted by the U.S. in the 1855 $20 Kellog gold coin, by virtue of this criminal case and the Preliminary Order of Forfeiture. 3) The claim of Spectrum East as to the 1855 $20 Kellog cold coin is hereby settled without costs, disbursements, expenses or attorneys' fees to any party. 4) Upon receipt of a certified copy of this Stipulation of Settlement and Order, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, or its authorized designee, shall return the 1855 $20 gold coin to representatives of Spectrum East at a date and time mutually convenient. 5) Spectrum East agrees not to seek attorneys' fees or costs from the U.S. or any of its agencies, agents, employees or contractors, past or present, under 28 U.S.C. 2465 or any other basis. 6) The Clerk of the Court is directed to send, by inter-office mail, four certified copies of this executed Preliminary Order to the U.S. Attorney's Office/EDNY, 610 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722-4454. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/11/05). ** Four signed and sealed copies forwarded to the U.S. Attorney's Office/EDNY via inter-office mail. ** (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/19/2005)
08/18/2005446 STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT - It is hereby Stipulated and Agreed, by and between Plaintiff United States of America, by its attorney Roslynn R. Mauskopf, U.S. Attorney/EDNY, Kevin Mulry, Assistant U.S. Attorney, of counsel, and Spectrum East, for good and valuable consideration, as follows: 1) The Preliminary Order of Forfeiture is hereby vacated solely as to the 1855 $20 Kellogg gold coin, and for the sole purpose of having such coin released by the Government in "as is" condition to Spectrum East. 2) In consideration of the foregoing, Spectrum East hereby agrees to release, save and hold harmless the U.S., its agencies, agents, officers, assigns, employees and representatives, past and present, from all claims or causes of action, which it, its successors, heirs and assigns ever had, now have or hereafter may have against the United States, its agencies, agents, officers, assigns, employees and representatives, past or present, for or on account of the interest asserted by the U.S. in the 1855 $20 Kellog gold coin, by virtue of this criminal case and the Preliminary Order of Forfeiture. 3) The claim of Spectrum East as to the 1855 $20 Kellog cold coin is hereby settled without costs, disbursements, expenses or attorneys' fees to any party. 4) Upon receipt of a certified copy of this Stipulation of Settlement and Order, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, or its authorized designee, shall return the 1855 $20 gold coin to representatives of Spectrum East at a date and time mutually convenient. 5) Spectrum East agrees not to seek attorneys' fees or costs from the U.S. or any of its agencies, agents, employees or contractors, past or present, under 28 U.S.C. 2465 or any other basis. 6) The Clerk of the Court is directed to send, by inter-office mail, four certified copies of this executed Preliminary Order to the U.S. Attorney's Office/EDNY, 610 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722-4454. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/18/05). (Four signed and sealed copies forwarded to the U.S. Attorney's Office/EDNY, Attn: Kevin Mulry, via inter-office mail). ** This document is a duplicate of the 443 Stipulation and Order of Settlement Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 8/11/05. **(Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/25/2005)
09/02/2005448 Letter MOTION to Travel - To request that an order be issued permitting ROBERT DUPURTON to travel to New York by air, accompanied by United States Marshals, and at his own expense, to appear before the Court in the matter of his resentencing on 9/16/05. Filed by Robert Dupurton. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/07/2005)
09/02/2005  ENDORSED ORDER Re: 448 Letter Application requesting that an order be issued permitting ROBERT DUPURTON to travel to New York by air, accompanied by United States Marshals, and at his own expense, to appear before the Court in the matter of his resentencing on 9/16/05 - Application DENIED. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 9/2/05). C/ECF.(Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/07/2005)
09/28/2005449 Letter from AUSA Demetri M. Jones to the Honorable Arthur D. Spatt, USDJ Regarding adjournment of resentence of defendant Dupurton (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 09/28/2005)
10/20/2005450 Letter from AUSA Demetri M. Jones to Hon. Arthur D. Spatt Regarding response to defendant Dupurton's resentence request (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 10/20/2005)
10/26/2005451 Letter from Stuart J. Grossman to Hon. Arthur D. Spatt Regarding Adjournment of sentence (Rinaldo, Paul) (Entered: 10/26/2005)
10/27/2005452 Letter MOTION to Continue - To request an adjournment of ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE'S SENTENCING. Filed by Angelina Caltagirone. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/28/2005)
10/27/2005  ENDORSED ORDER Re: 452 Letter Application requesting to adjourn ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE'S sentencing to 2/17/05 at 10:00 a.m. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 10/27/05). C/ECF. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/28/2005)
10/27/2005  Set/Reset Hearings as to ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE: Sentencing set for 2/17/2005 at 10:00 a.m. before Senior-Judge Arthur D. Spatt. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/28/2005)
10/28/2005454 MINUTE ENTRY as to ROBERT DUPURTON; Case called before Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 10/28/05 at 2:10 a.m., for Criminal Cause for Resentencing. Defendant Robert Dupurton present in custody with retained counsel Richard Mischel & Douglas E. Grover. Goverment: Demetri M. Jones, AUSA. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger. Probation: James Fonti. Case called. Resentencing held. Statement(s) of defendant and counsel heard. Imprisonment: The defendant is resentenced to fifty-one (51) months, concurrent on all counts to be followed by three (3) years of Supervised Release. Special Assessment is imposed in the sum of $2,300.00, to be paid immediately, less any amount already paid. The defendant is advised of the Right to Appeal. NOTES: Defendant waives Fatico Hearing.(Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/03/2006)
01/25/2006453 AMENDED JUDGMENT - JUDGMENT: Robert Dupurton (5) count(s). The dft was found guilty on Count(s) ONE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN THROUGH THIRTEEN, FIFTEEN, SEVENTEEN THROUGH TWENTY, TWENTY TWO, TWENTY SIX THROUGH TWENTY EIGHT, THIRTY THROUGH THIRTY TWO after a plea of not guilty. Imprisonment: Sixty Three (63) Months as follows: Sixty (60) Months on the conspiracy and Three (3) Months consecutively on the mail fraud and wire fraud counts. Supervised Release: Three (3) Years. Restitution: $1,873,819.50. Special Assessment: $2,300.00. AMENDED JUDGMENT: Correcting defendant Robert Dupurtons social security number and date of birth. SECOND AMENDED JUDGMENT: The defendant was found guilty on Count(s) 1, 4, 5, 7-13, 15, 17-20, 22, 26-28, 30-32. The defendant is hereby committed to the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a total term of: Fifty-One (51) months and is to run concurrent with all the counts. The Court makes the following recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons: That the defendant be given credit for time served from 8/26/04 to the present date. The defendant is remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal. Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be on supervised release for a term of: Three (3) years. Additional Supervised Release Terms: 1) The defendant is to pay Restitution in the sum of $1,873,819.00. Payable as follows: 1) By the sale of the coins held in collateral. The sum received by the sale of the coins should be credited to the defendant's Restitution obligation. 2) Upon release from incarceration, the defendant is to pay 10% of his gross monthly income to the U.S. Attorney's Office, One Pierre Pont Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11501. Commencing one month after the defendant's release from incarceration. A list of the victims will be prepared and sent in from the government. Restitution is joint and several among all the co-defendants in this criminal case. The list of victims are attached to this Judgment and Conviction Order as Appendix A-E. Criminal Monetary Penalties: The defendant must pay a Special Assessment in the lump sum amount of $2,300.00, to be paid immediately. The defendant is to be given credit for any payments he made towards his Special Assessment from the original sentence imposed on 2/3/03. The defendant has been found not guilty on Counts 2, 3, 6, 14, 21, 23-25 & 29. Counts and Underlying Indictments are dismissed on the motion of the United States. (Signed by Judge Arthur D. Spatt, on 1/25/06). C/ECF.(Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/27/2006)
12/19/2007456 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Susan Gail Kellman appearing for Robert Dupurton (Kellman, Susan) (Entered: 12/19/2007)
12/20/2007457 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Susan Gail Kellman appearing for Robert Dupurton (Kellman, Susan) (Entered: 12/20/2007)
12/20/2007458 Letter Requesting Relief Regarding Defendant's Impending Release to Halfway House as to Robert Dupurton (Kellman, Susan) (Entered: 12/20/2007)
12/28/2007459 ORDER as to Robert Dupurton Re: 458 Letter - After a telephone conference call, the application was denied. Ordered by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 12/28/07. (Valle, Christine) (Entered: 01/08/2008)
12/28/2007460 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt: Cr Cause for Telephone Conference as to Robert Dupurton held on 12/28/2007. Dft Dupurton not present in custody; retained counsel Susan G. Kellman present. Govt: Demetri Jones. Case called. Letter dated 12/20/07 from Susan Kellman requesting the dft be released from serving in a halfway house commencing 1/2/08 to home detention. Application is denied. Court Reporter: Dominick Tursi. (Valle, Christine) (Entered: 01/15/2008)
08/15/2008461 Letter as to Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard, Numisgroup International Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Galerie Des Numismatique, LTD., Meridian Numismatics, Inc., Robert Smith, Tom Paull (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (re Gary Tancer Rare Coins, Inc.), # 2 Proposed Order (re N.C.I.I., Inc.)) (Mulry, Kevin) (Entered: 08/15/2008)
08/22/2008462 ORDER granting 461 Stipulation Order of Settlement (re Gary Tancer Rare Coins, Inc.). See Order for further details. Four certified copies of the Order herein have been forwarded to Kevin Mulry, Assistant United States Attorney, Brooklyn, via inter-office mail. (Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/22/08). (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/05/2008)
08/22/2008463 ORDER granting 461 Stipulation Order of Settlement (re Gary Tancer Rare Coins, Inc.). See Order for further details. Four certified copies of the Order herein have been forwarded to Kevin Mulry, Assistant United States Attorney, Brooklyn, via inter-office mail. (Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/22/08). (Coleman, Laurie) (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 09/05/2008)
10/10/2008464 Letter enclosing proposed Final Order of Forfeiture as to Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard, Numisgroup International Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Galerie Des Numismatique, LTD., Meridian Numismatics, Inc., Robert Smith, Tom Paull (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (Final Order of Forfeiture)) (Mulry, Kevin) (Entered: 10/10/2008)
02/17/2009465 Letter enclosing proposed final order of forfeiture as to Robert Dupurton, John Laura, Angelina Caltagirone, Nick Ferraro, Calvin Richard, Numisgroup International Corp., Numismatic Asset Strategies, Inc., Galerie Des Numismatique, LTD., Meridian Numismatics, Inc., Robert Smith, Tom Paull (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Final Order of Forfeiture) (Mulry, Kevin) (Entered: 02/17/2009)
02/23/2009466 FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE - It is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED and DECREED as follows: 1. The United States is hereby authorized to forfeit the sum of $622,695 from Defendant NUMISGROUP INTERNATIONAL CORP. 2. The United States is hereby authorized to forfeit the sum of $402,135 from Defendant NUMISMATIC ASSET STRATEGIES, INC. 3. The United States is hereby authorized to forfeit the sum of $152,055 from Defendant GALERIE DES NUMISMATIQUE. 4. The United States is hereby authorized to forfeit the sum of $133,472 from Defendant Robert Dupurton.. 5. The United States is hereby authorized to forfeit the Numisgroup Coin Inventory, as substitute assets in partial satisfaction of the Numisgroup, NAS, GDN and Dupurton forfeiture money judgments, and all right, title and interest in the Numisgroup Coin Inventory, is hereby condemned, forfeited and vested in the United States of America pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 982. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send, by inter-office mail, four certified copies of this executed Preliminary Order to Assistant United States Attorney Kevin P. Mulry. See Order for further details. (Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 2/23/09). Five (5) certified copies of the Order herein forwarded to AUSA Kevin P. Mulry via inter-office mail. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/24/2009)
05/21/2009467 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (USM-285 Form) Re: Stipulation and Order. Remarks: Items in Appendix A were released to Mr. Gary Tancer. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/21/2009)
05/21/2009468 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (USM-285 Form) Re: Stipulation and Order. Remarks: As per authorization letter from Stephen Alexander items on Appendex A were returned to Gary Tancer. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 05/21/2009)
09/14/2009469 Letter requesting update to PSR as to John Laura (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 09/14/2009)
09/14/2009470 Letter requesting update to PSR as to Angelina Caltagirone (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 09/14/2009)
09/15/2009471 ORDER as to John Laura re 469 Letter. SO ORDERED. Ordered by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 9/15/2009. (Brienza, Lauren) (Entered: 09/22/2009)
09/15/2009472 ORDER as to Angelina Caltagirone re 470 Letter. SO ORDERED. Ordered by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 9/15/2009. (Brienza, Lauren) (Entered: 09/22/2009)
03/03/2010473 CJA 20 as to John Laura: Authorization to Pay Elizabeth Macedonio. Voucher # 100225000082. Ordered by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 02/23/2010. (Rios, Laura) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
04/05/2010475 Letter May 28, 2010, at 9:00 for sentencing as to John Laura (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 04/05/2010)
04/05/2010476 Letter May 28, 2010, at 9:00 for sentencing as to Angelina Caltagirone (Jones, Demetri) (Entered: 04/05/2010)
04/06/2010477 ORDER Re: 476 LETTER requesting 5/28/10, at 9:00 for sentencing as to ANGELINA CATAGIRONE. Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 4/6/10. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/08/2010)
04/06/2010478 ORDER Re: 475 LETTER requesting 5/28/10, at 10:00 for sentencing as to JOHN LAURA. So Ordered. Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 4/6/10. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 04/08/2010)
05/21/2010479  MOTION to Continue sentencing by Angelina Caltagirone. (Rinaldo, Paul) (Entered: 05/21/2010)
07/02/2010480 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Angelina Caltagirone (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit) (Rinaldo, Paul) (Entered: 07/02/2010)
07/07/2010481 Letter as to Angelina Caltagirone (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit) (Rinaldo, Paul) (Entered: 07/07/2010)
07/16/2010483 MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt: Criminal Cause for Sentencing held on 7/16/10 at 9:10 a.m. as to ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE (7). Defendant present on bail with CJA counsel Stuart Grossman. Govt: Demetri M. Jones. Court Reporter: Mary Ann Steiger. Probation: Nicole Pizzo. Courtroom Deputy: Mary Ellen Schaffner. Case called. Counsel for all parties present. Sentencing held. Statement(s) of defendant and counsel heard. Court accepts facts as revised in P.S.R. The defendant is sentenced to 3 years Probation. Special conditions of probation: See J&C. The fine is waived based on the defendant's inability to pay. Restitution is ordered: See J&C. Special assessment is imposed in the sum of $200.00, to be paid immediately. The remaining counts are dismissed on the United States' motion, except as previously waived. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/03/2010)
07/22/2010482 Letter MOTION to Continue - To request that the sentencing of JOHN LAURA scheduled for 7/23/10 be adjourned to 8/12/10 at 9:00 a.m. Filed by John Laura. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/27/2010)
07/22/2010  ENDORSED ORDER Re: 482 Motion requesting that the sentencing of JOHN LAURA scheduled for 7/23/10 be adjourned to 8/12/10 at 9:00 a.m. Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 7/22/10. EOD #482. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 07/27/2010)
07/30/2010484 JUDGMENT as to ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE (7). The defendant pleaded guilty to count(s) 31 and 36 (thirty eight count Superseding Indictment). The defendant is hereby sentenced to probation for a term of three (3) years to run concurrent on Counts 31 and 36. Additional Probation Terms: 1. The defendant shall perform three hundred (300) hours of community service at the direction of the Probation Department. One hundred (100) hours per year of the defendant's three (3) year term of Probation. 2. The defendant shall pay restitution in the sum of $21,507.00 to the Clerk of the Court, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, New York, 11722, at a rate of 10% of the defendant's gross monthly income until restitution is paid in full even after the term of Probation is completed. The defendant must pay a special assessment in the lump sum total of $200, to be paid immediately. Count(s) remaining and underlying is dismissed on the motion of the United States. Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 7/30/10. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/03/2010)
08/04/2010486 AMENDED JUDGMENT as to ANGELINA CALTAGIRONE(7) - Amended to correct defendant's first name on page 1 of the Judgment and Conviction Order from Angeline to Angelina. The Judgment the and Conviction Order is the same in all other respects. PROBATION: Three (3) Years. COMMUNITY SERVICE: Three Hundred (300) Hours. RESTITUTION: $21,507.00. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $200.00. Count(s) Remaining & Underlying is dis missed on the motion of the United States. Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/4/10. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/10/2010)
08/12/2010488 Letter MOTION to Continue - Requesting that the sentence proceeding scheduled for 8/12/10 be adjourned. Filed by John Laura. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/17/2010)
08/12/2010  ENDORSED ORDER Re: 488 Motion requesting to adjourn the 8/12/10 sentencing as to JOHN LAURA - Application granted. Sentencing is adjourned to 10/8/10 at 9:30 a.m. This is the final adjournment. No further adjournments will be granted. Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/12/10. EOD #488. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 08/17/2010)
12/06/2010491 MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt: SENTENCING held on 12/6/2010 at 11:30 a.m. as to JOHN LAURA (6). Defendant John Laura present on bail with attorney Elizabeth Macedonio. Govt: Demetri Jones. Court Reporter: Paul Lombardi. Probation: James Fonti. Courtroom Deputy: Mary Ellen Kirchner. Case called. Counsel for all parties present. Sentencing held. Court accepts facts as revised in PSR. The defendant is sentenced to 3 years to run concurrent on Counts 1 & 8. Special conditions of probation: See J&C. The fine is waived based on the defendant's inability to pay. Restitution is ordered: See J&C. Special assessment is imposed in the sum of $200.00, to be paid immediately. The remaining counts are dismissed on the United States' motion. The defendant is advised of the Right to Appeal. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/28/2011)
12/07/2010489 CJA 20 as to Angelina Caltagirone: Authorization to Pay Stuart Grossman. Voucher # 100825000194.. Ordered by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 8/12/2010. (Rios, Laura) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/28/2010490 CJA 20 as to John Laura: Authorization to Pay Elizabeth Macedonio. Voucher # 101228000034.. Ordered by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 12/22/2010. (Rios, Laura) (Entered: 12/28/2010)
01/31/2011492 JUDGMENT as to JOHN LAURA (6). The defendant pleaded guilty to count(s) 1 and 8 (38 count Superseding Indictment). The defendant is sentenced to probation for a term of three (3) years to run concurrent on Counts 1 and 8. Additional Probation Terms: 1. The defendant is to serve six (6) months home detention with electronic monitoring and is to pay the cost of electronic monitoring. The defendant is allowed to leave his home for work, religious, medical, community service and attorney visits only. 2. The defendant shall perform community service at the direction of the Probation Department as follows: The defendant shall perform fifty (50) hours of community service for the first year of Probation and one hundred hours per year for the following two (2) years 3. The defendant shall pay restitution in the sum of $106,740.00 to the Clerk of the Court, 100 Federal Plaza, Central Islip, NY 11722 at a rate of 10% of the defendant's gross monthly income until paid in full even after the term of probation has terminated. Payments shall commence on 2/1/2011. Criminal Monetary Penalties: The defendant must pay a special assessment in the lump sum total of $200.00, due immediately. Count(s) remaining are dismissed on the motion of the United States. Signed by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 1/18/2011. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/31/2011)
02/01/2011495 ORDER on offender under supervision. Ordered by Senior Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 2/1/2011. (Brienza, Lauren) (Entered: 02/22/2011)
02/09/2011494 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (USM-285 Form) Re: Final Order of Forfeiture as to NUMISGROUP INTERNATIONAL CORP., NUMISMATIC ASSET STRATEGIES, INC., GALERIE DES NUMISMATIQUE, LTD. and ROBERT DUPURTON - Please execute the Final Order of Forfeture, dated 2/23/2009 and arrange to market all remaining coins currently in the custody with the USMS, pursuant to page 4, para 6. (02-USP-000821). Property sold for $1,827,176.00 on 12/13/2010 and funds deposited into the Asset Forfeiture Fund on 1/13/2011. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/09/2011)