District of New Jersey [LIVE] (Newark)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:06-cr-00382-WHW-1

Case title: USA v. PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION et al

Date Filed: 05/17/2006
Date Terminated: 09/29/2008

Assigned to: Judge William H. Walls

Defendant (1)
PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION
TERMINATED: 09/29/2008
represented bySTEVEN B. HOROWITZ
ROTH HOROWITZ, LLC
150 MORRIS AVENUE
SUITE 206
SPRINGFIELD, NJ 07081
(973) 258-1288
Fax: (973)258-1171
Email: shorowitz@rothhorowitz.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES (7/97-12/02
(1)
Probation for a term of 5 years w/ conditions; Restitution in the amount of $7,962,807.14; Special assessment of $400 due immediately; AMENDMENT: Fine of $500,000 due immediately

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1031 & 2 MAJOR FRAUD AGAINST U. S. (dof 6/29/01)
(2)
18:1031 & 2 MAJOR FRAUD AGAINST U. S. (dof 10/31/01)
(3)
18:1031 & 2 MAJOR FRAUD AGAINST U. S. (dof 2/28/02)
(4)
18:1031 & 2 MAJOR FRAUD AGAINST U. S. (dof 3/29/02)
(5)
18:1001 & 2 STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY (dof 4/19/02)
(6-7)
18:1001 & 2 STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY (dof 5/16/02)
(8)
18:1001 & 2 STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY (dof 5/31/02)
(9)
18:1001 & 2 STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY (dof 7/26/02)
(10-11)
18:1001 & 2 STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY (dof 9/30/02)
(12)
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES (dof 10/22/96)
(13)

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byANTHONY MOSCATO
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
970 BROAD STREET
ROOM 702
NEWARK, NJ 07102
(973) 645-2920
Email: anthony.moscato@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

LEAH AMBER BYNON
OFFICE OF THE US ATTORNEY
970 BROAD STREET
SUITE 700
NEWARK, NJ 07102
(973) 645-2736
Fax: (973) 645-3210
Email: leah.bynon@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/17/20061INDICTMENT as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 8, 9, 10-11, 12, 13, JOHN PARKINSON (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 9, 12, BRETT J. HALPIN (3) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 8, 12, DAVID D. SWARD (4) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 9, 10, 12, 13, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR (5) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 11, 12. (dj, ) (Entered: 05/18/2006)
05/17/20066Order to Seal Case as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR. until the arrest warrants are executed or until further order of the Court. . Signed by Judge Mark Falk on 5/17/06. (dj, ) (Entered: 05/18/2006)
05/18/20067Order to Unseal Case as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR. Signed by Judge Mark Falk on 5/18/2006. (jr) (Entered: 05/19/2006)
05/19/20068Minute Entry for proceedings held on 5/19/2006 before Judge Mark Falk :Initial Appearance as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR held. Bond Hearing as to JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR held.(Digital Recording F06#05.) (jr) (Entered: 05/21/2006)
05/23/200613ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR Time excluded from 5/24/06 until 6/22/06. . Signed by Judge William H. Walls on 5/23/06. (eu, ) (Entered: 05/24/2006)
06/08/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William H. Walls :Miscellaneous Hearing held on 6/8/2006 directing defts. to obtain counsel by July 5, 2006 (Court Reporter davion.) (eu, ) (Entered: 06/12/2006)
07/05/200620ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR Time excluded from 7/6/06 until 9/2/06. . Signed by Judge William H. Walls on 7/5/06. (eu, ) (Entered: 07/05/2006)
07/05/200621Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William H. Walls :Arraignment as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION (1) Count 1,2,3,4,5,6-7,8,9,10-11,12,13 and JOHN PARKINSON (2) Count 1,2,3,4,5,6-7,9,12 and BRETT J. HALPIN (3) Count 1,2,3,4,5,6-7,8,12 and DAVID D. SWARD (4) Count 1,2,3,4,5,6-7,9,10,12,13 and WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ JR. (5) Count 1,2,3,4,5,6-7,11,12 held on 7/5/2006 (Court Reporter davion.) (eu, ) (Entered: 07/07/2006)
09/07/200625ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice and motions Scheduling order as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR Time excluded from 9/3/06 until 11/03/06. . Signed by Judge William H. Walls on 9/7/06. (eu, ) (Entered: 09/08/2006)
11/08/200633ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR Time excluded from 11/4/06 until 4/1/07. . Signed by Judge William H. Walls on 11/8/06. (eu, ) (Entered: 11/08/2006)
12/08/200634Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William H. Walls :Status Conference as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR held on 12/8/2006 (Court Reporter davion.) (eu, ) (Entered: 12/13/2006)
04/18/200736Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William H. Walls :Status Conference as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR held on 4/18/2007 (Court Reporter davion.) (eu, ) (Entered: 04/20/2007)
04/23/200737ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION, JOHN PARKINSON, BRETT J. HALPIN, DAVID D. SWARD, WILLIAM I. SCHWARTZ, JR Time excluded from 4/1/07 until 9/12/07.. Signed by Judge William H. Walls on 4/23/07. (eu, ) (Entered: 04/23/2007)
09/06/200753Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William H. Walls :Change of Plea Hearing as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION held on 9/6/2007, Plea entered by PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION (1) Guilty Count 1. Sentencing set for 12/10/2007 10:00 AM in Newark - Courtroom 4D before Judge William H. Walls. (Court Reporter Yvonne Davion.) (lm2, ) (Entered: 09/06/2007)
09/06/200754Corporate Resolution from Parmatic Filter Corporation (lm2, ) (Entered: 09/06/2007)
09/06/200755APPLICATION for permission to enter Plea of guilty as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION. (lm2, ) (Entered: 09/06/2007)
09/06/200756PLEA AGREEMENT as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION (lm2, ) (Entered: 09/06/2007)
09/11/200868Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William H. Walls:Sentencing held on 9/11/2008 for PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION (1), Count(s) 1, Probation for a term of 5 years w/ conditions; Restitution in the amount of $7,962,807.14; Special assessment of $400 due immediately. (Court Reporter/Recorder YVONNE DAVION.) (NR ) (Entered: 09/30/2008)
09/29/200869JUDGMENT as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION (1), Count(s) 1, Probation for a term of 5 years w/ conditions; Restitution in the amount of $7,962,807.14; Special assessment of $400 due immediately. Signed by Judge William H. Walls on 9/29/08. (NR ) (Entered: 09/30/2008)
11/18/200877AMENDED JUDGMENT as to PARMATIC FILTER CORPORATION (1), Count(s) 1, Probation for a term of 5 years w/ conditions; Restitution in the amount of $7,962,807.14; Special assessment of $400 due immediately; AMENDMENT: Fine of $500,000 due immediately (see Pg. 4). Signed by Judge William H. Walls on 11/18/08. (NR ) (Entered: 11/20/2008)