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United States District Court
Middle District of Pennsylvania (Williamsport)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:11-cr-00305-CCC All Defendants


Case title: USA v. R.S. Duffy et al

Date Filed: 11/01/2011
Date Terminated: 03/19/2012

Assigned to: Honorable Christopher C. Conner

Defendant (1)
R.S. Duffy
Inc.
TERMINATED: 03/19/2012
represented byJoseph P. Grimes
Grimes & Grimes, LLC
1230 Brace Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
856-428-2299
Fax: 856-429-3559
Email: josephpgrimes@aol.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
MONEY LAUNDERING (18:1956)
(1)
Dft R.S.Duffy Inc. placed on probation for a term of 18 months. Ct finds dft has the ability to pay a fine below the guideline range. Dft shall immediately pay to the Clerk the sum of $1,500,400, (special assessment of $400/fine of $1,500,400). Fine shall be paid jointly with National A-1 Advertising, Inc. (1:CR-11-305-02). Dft shall forfeit all assets set forth in the Final Order of Forfeiture to the U.S./Network Solutions shall transfer the registration of domain name escorts.com to an account to be specified by the FBI. Appeal rights given. (See Judgment for complete details.)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable Christopher C. Conner

Defendant (2)
National A-1 Advertising
Inc.
TERMINATED: 03/19/2012
represented byAndrew L. Miller
Andrew L. Miller & Associates, P.C.
15 St. Asaph's Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-2405
610-617-1776
Fax: 610-664-9435
Email: amiller@amillerlaw.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
MONEY LAUNDERING (18:1956)
(1)
Dft National -1 Advertising, Inc. placed on probation for a term of 18 months; Ct finds dft has the ability to pay a fine below the guideline range; dft shall immediately pay to the Clerk the sum of $1,500,400 (special assessment of $400, fine of $1,500,000). Fine shall be paid jointly w/R.S. Duffy Inc. (4:CR-11-305-02). Dft shall forfeit all assets set forth in the Final Order of Forfeiture to the U.S. Network Solutions shall transfer the registration of domain name escorts.com to an account to be specified by the FBI. Appeal rights given. (See Judgment for complete details.)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byGeorge J. Rocktashel
U.S. Attorney's Office
Federal Building
240 W. Third St.
Suite 316
Williamsport, PA 17701
570-326-1935
Email: George.Rocktashel@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

James T. Clancy
U.S. Attorney's Office
228 Walnut St.
Second Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17108
(717) 221-4482
Email: james.clancy@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/01/2011INFORMATION as to R.S. Duffy (dft 1) count(s) 1, 2, National A-1 Advertising (dft 2) count(s) 1, 2. (lg, ) (Entered: 11/01/2011)
11/01/2011PLEA AGREEMENT as to R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising (lg, ) (Entered: 11/01/2011)
11/01/2011 DOCKET ANNOTATION: requested criminal cover sheet(s) from AUSA. (lg, ) (Entered: 11/01/2011)
11/01/2011Criminal Cover Sheet (Access Restricted to Court Users). (lg, ) (Entered: 11/01/2011)
11/01/2011PRAECIPE for Summons (Rocktashel, George) (Entered: 11/01/2011)
11/01/2011PRAECIPE for Summons (Rocktashel, George) (Entered: 11/01/2011)
11/02/2011Summons Issued in case as to deft R.S. Duffy (1) - Initial App/R-5/Arraignment (GP Expected) set for 11/22/2011 @ 11:30 AM in Williamsport - Courtroom 2 before Honorable Christopher C. Conner. *For svc on behalf of deft upon: Joseph P. Grimes, Esq., 1230 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-3211.(ki) (Entered: 11/02/2011)
11/02/2011Summons Issued in case as to deft National A-1 Advertising - Initial App/R-5/ Arraignment (GP Expected) set for 11/22/2011 @ 11:30 AM in Williamsport - Courtroom 2 before Honorable Christopher C. Conner. *For svc on behalf of deft upon -: Andrew L. Miller, Esq., 15 St. Asaph's Rd., Bala Cynwd, PA 19004-2405. (ki) (Entered: 11/02/2011)
11/04/2011NOTICE OF APPEARANCE James T. Clancy appearing for USA. (Clancy, James) (Entered: 11/04/2011)
11/08/2011Summons Returned Executed on 11/8/2011 as to National A-1 Advertising. (ch1) (Entered: 11/08/2011)
11/08/201110 Certificate of Service by R.S. Duffy (Grimes, Joseph) (Entered: 11/08/2011)
11/17/201111 LETTER WITH CORPORATE RESOLUTIONS (Rocktashel, George) (Entered: 11/17/2011)
11/21/2011 DOCKET ANNOTATION: Courtroom Location for 11/22/11 @ 11:30 a.m. IA/R5-Arraigns/Guilty Pleas for defts R.S. Duffy, Inc., & National A-1 Advertising Inc. CHANGED TO COURTROOM #3, 3RD FLOOR. (ki) (Entered: 11/21/2011)
11/22/201113 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT executed by Joseph F. Grimes, Esquire, authorized representative for defendant R.S. Duffy. (km, ) (Entered: 11/22/2011)
11/22/201114 GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to Information Count 1 as to R.S. Duffy (km, ) Modified on 3/8/2012 (km, ). (Entered: 11/22/2011)
11/22/201115 ORDER as to R.S. Duffy: Court accepts defendant's plea of guilty to the Information & directs USP to conduct PSI & prep PSR w/sentencing deferred pending same. (See order for complete details.) Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 11/22/11. (km, ) (Entered: 11/22/2011)
11/22/201117 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT executed by Andrew L. Miller, Esquire, authorized representative for National A-1 Advertising. (km, ) (Entered: 11/22/2011)
11/22/201118 GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to Information Count 1 as to National A-1 Advertising. (km, ) Modified on 3/8/2012 (km, ). (Entered: 11/22/2011)
11/22/201119 ORDER as to National A-1 Advertising: Court accepts defendant's plea of guilty to the Information & directs USP to conduct PSI & prep PSR w/sentencing deferred pending same. (See order for complete details. Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 11/22/11. (km, ) (Entered: 11/22/2011)
11/23/201120 COURT REPORTER NOTES re R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising filed by Joan D. Steinbach, RMR of Initiall Appearance/Arraignment/Guilty Plea before Judge Christopher C. Conner on 11/22/2011. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. Section 753(b), I certify that these original notes are a true and correct record of proceedings in the United States District Court for the Middle District of PA before Judge Christopher C. Conner on 11/22/2011. By s/ Joan D. Steinbach, RMR. (Court Reporter Notes are viewable by court staff only). (cr5, ) (Entered: 11/23/2011)
12/08/201121 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings, Guilty Plea Hearing as to R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising held on 11/22/2011, before Judge Christopher C. Conner. Court Reporter Joan D. Steinbach, RMR, Telephone number 570-772-5769; jdsteinbach@windstream.net. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through the Court Reporter or PACER. Redaction Request due 12/29/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 1/9/2012. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 3/7/2012. (cr5, ) (Entered: 12/08/2011)
01/11/201222  MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA as to R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Clancy, James) (Entered: 01/11/2012)
01/12/201223 PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting gov't's motion for forfeiture 22 re: defts R.S. Duffy (1) & National A-1 Advertising (2). (See order for complete details.) Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 01/12/12. (ki) (Entered: 01/12/2012)
02/08/201224 NOTICE OF SENTENCING as to deft R.S. Duffy (1) - Sentencing set for 3/15/2012 @ 01:30 PM in Williamsport - Courtroom 3 before Honorable Christopher C. Conner. (cc: see notice) Signed by Deputy Clerk on 02/08/12. (ki) (Entered: 02/08/2012)
02/08/201225 NOTICE OF SENTENCING as to deft National A-1 Advertising (2) - Sentencing set for 3/15/2012 @ 01:30 PM in Williamsport - Courtroom 3 before Honorable Christopher C. Conner. (cc: see notice) Signed by Deputy Clerk on 02/08/12. (ki) (Entered: 02/08/2012)
02/08/201226 SCHEDULING ORDER as to 3/15/12 Sentencings for defts R.S. Duffy (1) & National A-1 Advertising (2) - Defts' sentencing memos due by noon on 2/24/12; Gov't's sentencing memo due by noon on 3/9/12; Presentencing Telephone Conference w/ ct, cnsl & USP set for 3/13/2012 @ 09:00 AM w/ ct to initiate the call. (See order for complete details.) Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 02/08/12. (ki) (Entered: 02/08/2012)
02/13/201227 Declaration of Publication (Phillips, Amy) (Entered: 02/13/2012)
02/23/201228 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by R.S. Duffy as to R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising (Grimes, Joseph) (Entered: 02/23/2012)
03/09/201229 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising (Rocktashel, George) (Entered: 03/09/2012)
03/13/201231 NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SENTENCING as to deft R.S. Duffy (1) - Sentencing RESCHEDULED from 3/15/12 to 3/19/2012 @ 01:30 PM in Williamsport - Courtroom 3 before Honorable Christopher C. Conner. (cc: see notice) Signed by Deputy Clerk on 03/13/12. (ki) (Entered: 03/13/2012)
03/13/201232 NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SENTENCING as to deft National A-1 Advertising (2) - Sentencing RESCHEDULED from 3/15/12 to 3/19/2012 @ 01:30 PM in Williamsport - Courtroom 3 before Honorable Christopher C. Conner. (cc: see notice) Signed by Deputy Clerk on 03/13/12. (ki) (Entered: 03/13/2012)
03/14/201233 Final MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA as to R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Clancy, James) (Entered: 03/14/2012)
03/14/201234 Final ORDER of Forfeiture-Upon motion of United States it is hereby ordered that 1. All right,title and interest in the above described property is hereby comdemned, forfeited and vested in the United States of America, and shall be disposed of according to law; 2. US is entitled to its costs herein; 3. USDC shall retain jurisdiction in the case for purpose of enforcing this order; and 4. Clerk is hereby directed to send attested copies of this order to all cnsl of record.granting 33 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to R.S. Duffy (1), National A-1 Advertising (2). Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 3/14/12. (copies mailed to all counsel) (pm, ) (Entered: 03/14/2012)
03/19/201236 JUDGMENT as to R.S. Duffy (1), Count 1: Dft R.S.Duffy Inc. placed on probation for a term of 18 months. Ct finds dft has the ability to pay a fine below the guideline range. Dft shall immediately pay to the Clerk the sum of $1,500,400, (special assessment of $400/fine of $1,500,400). Fine shall be paid jointly with National A-1 Advertising, Inc. (4:CR-11-305-02). Dft shall forfeit all assets set forth in the Final Order of Forfeiture to the U.S./Network Solutions shall transfer the registration of domain name escorts.com to an account to be specified by the FBI. Appeal rights given. (See Judgment for complete details.). Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 3/19/12. (km, ) Modified on 3/19/2012 (km, ). (km, ). (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/19/2012 DOCKET ANNOTATION: Case number corrected on page 4 of Judgment (36) from 1:CR-11-305-02 to 4:CR-11-305-02 under F and Joint and Several. (km, ) **NEF Regenerated for Judgment w/case number correction*** Modified on 3/19/2012 (km, ). (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/19/201238 JUDGMENT as to National A-1 Advertising (2), Count 1: Dft National -1 Advertising, Inc. placed on probation for a term of 18 months; Ct finds dft has the ability to pay a fine below the guideline range; dft shall immediately pay to the Clerk the sum of $1,500,400 (special assessment of $400/fine of $1,500,000). Fine shall be paid jointly w/R.S. Duffy Inc. (4:CR-11-305-01). Dft shall forfeit all assets set forth in the Final Order of Forfeiture to the U.S. Network Solutions shall transfer the registration of domain name escorts.com to an account to be specified by the FBI. Appeal rights given. (See Judgment for complete details.). Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 3/19/12. (km, ) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/20/201239 COURT REPORTER NOTES re R.S. Duffy, National A-1 Advertising filed by Lori A. Fausnaught, RMR/CRR of sentencing before Judge Christopher C. Conner on March 19, 2012. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. Section 753(b), I certify that these original notes are a true and correct record of proceedings in the United States District Court for the Middle District of PA before Judge Christopher C. Conner on March 19, 2012. By s/ Lori A. Fausnaught, RMR/CRR. (Court Reporter Notes are viewable by court staff only). (cr6, ) (Entered: 03/20/2012)
06/18/201240 Probation Jurisdiction Transferred to Ed of PA as to National A-1 Advertising Transmitted Transfer of Jurisdiction form, with certified copies of indictment, judgment and docket sheet. (pm, ) (Entered: 06/18/2012)
06/25/201241 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT of Transfer of supervision jurisdiction RECEIVED from ED of PA re dft National A-1 Advertising, Inc. 6/20/12. (pm, ) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
11/21/201242 Satisfaction of Judgment ONLY on R.S. Duffy, Inc. (Clancy, James) (Entered: 11/21/2012)
11/21/201243 Satisfaction of Judgment ONLY on National A1 Advertising (Clancy, James) (Entered: 11/21/2012)