CLOSED

U.S. District Court
District of South Carolina (Charleston)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:02-cr-00665-DCN-1


Case title: USA v. PHT International In

Date Filed: 06/20/2002
Date Terminated: 07/24/2002

Assigned to: Chief Judge David C Norton

Defendant (1)
PHT International Inc
TERMINATED: 07/30/2002
represented byEdward Bart Daniel
PO Box 856
Charleston, SC 29402
843-722-2000
Fax: 843-722-6254
Email: bart@bartdaniel.com
TERMINATED: 07/30/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:541 ENTRY OF GOODS FALSELY CLASSIFIED, EXCEPT NARCOTICS, LIQUOR , did knowingly effect the entry of goods, namely the chemical dye Disperse Blue 79:1, thru the port of Charleston, upon a false classification as to the quality and value
(1)
The defendant is hereby fined the sum of $300,000 Dollars. The $100,000 restitution payment is due 7/31/02. The first $100,000 fine payment is due 1/15/03 and the second $100,000 fine is due 3/15/03. The interest requirement for t he fine and/or restituion is included in the $300,000 amount. ** The only amendment is that the $200,000 fine is payable to the U.S. Customs Service.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA
TERMINATED: 07/30/2002
represented byMichael Rhett DeHart
US Attorneys Office
PO Box 978
Charleston, SC 29402
843-727-4381
Fax: 843-727-4443
Email: rhett.dehart@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 07/30/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/20/20021INFORMATION as to PHT International In (1) count(s) 1 (former empl) (Entered: 06/21/2002)
06/20/20022Plea Agreement as to PHT International Inc (former empl) (Entered: 06/21/2002)
06/25/2002  CASE assigned to Senior Judge Falcon B. Hawkins (cqui) (Entered: 06/25/2002)
06/25/20023NOTICE of Hearing as to PHT Intl Inc set Plea to Information Hearing for 2:30 7/10/02 for PHT Intl Inc before Senior Judge Falcon B. Hawkins (former empl) (Entered: 06/25/2002)
06/27/20024NOTICE of CANCELLED HEARING as to PHT Intl Inc on a Plea to an Information set for Wednesday, 7/10/02 at 2:30 pm (pchi) (Entered: 06/27/2002)
07/03/2002  CASE reassigned to Judge David C. Norton (cqui) (Entered: 07/03/2002)
07/05/20025AFFIDAVIT by Li Hong Yu, President PHT Intl Inc as to PHT Intl Inc Re: Corporate Resolution of PHT, Inc. (kbos) (Entered: 07/08/2002)
07/08/20026NOTICE of Hearing as to PHT Intl Inc set Change of Plea Hearing for 9:00 7/24/02 for PHT Intl Inc before Judge David C. Norton (gjoh) (Entered: 07/08/2002)
07/24/20027WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by PHT Intl Inc (pchi) (Entered: 07/26/2002)
07/24/20028PLEA AND SENTENCING: PLEA proffered by PHT Intl Inc as to count(s) 1 of the Information. Court accepts plea, GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to PHT Intl Inc (1) count(s) 1 (Terminated motions - ) ; SENTENCING held before Judge David C. Norton PHT Intl Inc (1) count(s) 1 Witness(es) (no), Objections to Pre-Sentence Report:(Pre-sentence Report was not prepared) Motion for upward/downward departure: No, (), Court Reporter: LaVon McNaughton (pchi) (Entered: 07/26/2002)
07/30/20029JUDGMENT PHT Intl Inc (1) count(s) 1. The defendant is hereby fined the sum of $300,000 Dollars. The $100,000 restitution payment is due 7/31/02. The first $100,000 fine payment is due 1/15/03 and the second $100,000 fine is due 3/15/03. The interest requirement for the fine and/or restituion is included in the $300,000 amount. ( Signed by Judge David C. Norton ), (pchi) (Entered: 07/31/2002)
07/31/2002  Case closed as to PHT Intl Inc (all defendants) (pchi) (Entered: 07/31/2002)
02/03/200310AMENDED JUDGMENT: PHT Intl Inc (1) count(s) 1. The defendant is hereby fined the sum of $300,000 Dollars. The $100,000 restitution payment is due 7/31/02. The first $100,000 fine payment is due 1/15/03 and the second $100,000 fine is due 3/15/03. The interest requirement for the fine and/or restituion is included in the $300,000 amount. ** The only amendment is that the $200,000 fine is payable to the U.S. Customs Service. ( Signed by Judge David C. Norton ) (pchi) (Entered: 02/04/2003)