UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:05-cr-01198-RSWL-1

Case title: USA v. Santec Inc

Date Filed: 12/12/2005
Date Terminated: 06/16/2006

Assigned to: Judge Ronald Lew

Defendant (1)
Santec Inc
TERMINATED: 06/16/2006
represented byGary S Lincenberg
Bird Marella Boxer Wolpert Nessim Drooks and Lincenberg
1875 Century Park East 23rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-2561
310-201-2100
Fax: 310-201-2110
Email: gsl@birdmarella.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1311(a) and 1319(c)(2)(A); 18:2(b) DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS INTO A PUBLICLY-OWNED TREATMENT WORKS WITHOUT A PERMIT, CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(1)
Defendant placed on Probation for aterm of 2 years; defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 318; defendant ordered to pay special assessment of $1,200.00; defendant ordered to pay restitution in the total amount of $39,568.55; defendant shall jointly and severally liable with the co-participant Nicholas Chen (CR 05-1199) for the total amount of restitution ordered in this judgment; defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of $200,000.00; defendant shall comply with General Order no. 01-05; defendant explained his right to appeal; the court orders bond exonerated.
42:6928(d)(2)(A); 18:2(b) STORAGE OF HAZARDOUS WASTE WITHOUT A PERMIT, CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(2)
Defendant placed on Probation for aterm of 2 years; defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 318; defendant ordered to pay special assessment of $1,200.00; defendant ordered to pay restitution in the total amount of $39,568.55; defendant shall jointly and severally liable with the co-participant Nicholas Chen (CR 05-1199) for the total amount of restitution ordered in this judgment; defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of $200,000.00; defendant shall comply with General Order no. 01-05; defendant explained his right to appeal; the court orders bond exonerated.
42:6928(d)(2)(A) STORAGE OF HAZXARDOUS WASTE WITHOUT A PERMIT
(3)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byWilliam Wesley Carter
Musick Peeler & Garrett LLP
624 South Grand Avenue
Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213-629-7863
Email: w.carter@mpglaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/12/2005INFORMATION filed against Santec Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2. Offense occurred in LA. (vdr) (Entered: 12/14/2005)
12/12/2005CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA William Carter, attorney for USA, as to Santec Inc. Defendant's date of birth: n/a. (vdr) (Entered: 12/14/2005)
12/12/2005MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Santec Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 12/12/05, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 12/12/05, the date on which U.S. District Judge Nora M. Manella began receiving criminal matters. (vdr) (Entered: 12/14/2005)
12/12/2005MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Santec Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 12/12/05, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before 7/17/01, the date on which Patrick J. Walsh resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vdr) (Entered: 12/14/2005)
12/12/2005MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Santec Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 12/12/05, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Major Frauds Section of the US Atty's Ofc before 6/30/01, the date on which Jennifer T. Lum resigned her appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which she was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vdr) (Entered: 12/14/2005)
12/12/2005MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Santec Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 12/12/05, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Organized Crime Section of the US Atty's Ofc before 9/29/00, the date on which Stephen G. Larson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vdr) (Entered: 12/14/2005)
12/12/2005MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Santec Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 12/12/05, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before April 20, 1999, the date on which Jeffrey W. Johnson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (vdr) (Entered: 12/14/2005)
01/17/2006SUMMONS executed upon Santec Inc on 12/26/05 (vdr) (Entered: 01/17/2006)
01/30/20069WAIVER OF INDICTMENT filed as to Santec Inc. Approved by Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick. (ca) (Entered: 02/03/2006)
01/30/200610MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick as to Santec Inc : Reassigning case to Judge Ronald Lew . Santec Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 arraigned and states true name as charged. Retained Attorney Gary S Lincenberg present. First appearance of Santec Inc entered. Plea not guilty entered by Santec Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 . Jury trial set for 9:00 a.m., on 3/28/06 for Santec Inc.; motions hearing set for 10:00 a.m., on 3/20/06 for Santec Inc. Waiver of Indictment submitted, accepted and filed. Counsel is advised of judge;s requirements regarding status conference. Tape No.: CS 1/30/06 (ca) (Entered: 02/03/2006)
01/30/200611 STATEMENT OF DEFENDANT'S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed as to Santec Inc. (ca) (Entered: 02/03/2006)
01/30/200612 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE of Attorney for Santec Inc by Attorney Gary Lincenberg. (ca) (Entered: 02/03/2006)
02/10/200613 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by USA as to Santec Inc. (roz) (Entered: 02/15/2006)
03/13/200614MINUTES OF CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING held before Judge Ronald Lew as to Santec Inc: Defendant moves to change plea to Information. Plea of guilty entered by Santec Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3 . The Court questions the defendant regarding plea of guilty and finds it knowledgeable and voluntary and orders the plea accepted and entered. The Court refers Santec Inc to the Probation Office for investigation and report. Sentencing hearing set for 10:00am on 6/5/06. C/R: Sheri Kleeger (roz) (Entered: 03/15/2006)
03/20/200615 FILING OF RESOLUTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS filed by Santec Inc (sm) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/28/200616 MOTION filed by Santec Inc for order to release grand jury transcript as to Santec Inc Returnable on: 4/17/06 at 10:00 a.m.. (sm) (Entered: 03/30/2006)
04/03/200617 OPPOSITION to Motion for Order to Release Grand Jury Transcripts 16] filed by Defendant Santec, Inc and Nicholas Chen. (lm, ) (Entered: 04/07/2006)
04/03/200618 DECLARATION of Daniel T. Ho in Support of Defendants' Opposition to Motion for Order to Release Grand Jury Transcripts 16 filed by Defendant Santec Inc. (lm, ) (Entered: 04/11/2006)
04/05/200619 RECEIPT OF REPORTERS TRANSCRIPT of proceedings as to Defendant Santec Inc for the following dates: 3/13/06 Court Reporter: Sheri Kleeger. (ghap, ) (Entered: 04/13/2006)
04/10/200620 REPLY to Opposition to Motion for order to release grand jury transcript 16 filed by Petitioner Michael Graziano. (jp, ) (Entered: 04/18/2006)
04/13/200621MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Judge Ronald S.W. Lew: On the Court's own motion, Michael Graziano's Motion for order to release grand jury transcript set for 4/17/06 is taken under submission by the Court. No appearances are necessary on this date. Court Reporter: not present. (sm, ) (Entered: 04/18/2006)
04/21/200622ORDER by Judge Ronald S. W. Lew GRANTING in part and DENYING in part Motion for Release from Custody, 16 as to defendant, Santec, Inc. (sv) (Entered: 04/24/2006)
04/21/200623 GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE to Motion for Release Grand Jury Transcripts 16 filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Santec Inc. (jp, ) (Entered: 04/25/2006)
05/30/200624STIPULATION AND ORDER Re Sentencing date by Judge Ronald S.W. Lew as to Defendant Santec Inc. Sentencing continued to Monday, 6/12/2006 at 10:00 AM before Judge Ronald S.W. Lew. (lm, ) (Entered: 06/02/2006)
06/01/200625 SEALED DOCUMENT - EXPARTE APPLICATION of Defendants Santec, Inc. and Nicholas Chen to File Objections to Presentence Report and Sentencing Memorandum Under Seal. (jp, ) (Entered: 06/07/2006)
06/01/200626 SEALED DOCUMENT - ORDER Granting Ex Parte Application of Defendants Santec, Inc. and Nicholas Chen to File Objections to Presentence Report and Sentencing Memorandum Under Seal. (jp, ) (Entered: 06/07/2006)
06/01/200627 SEALED DOCUMENT - OBJECTIONS TO PRESENTENCE REPORT AND SENTENCING MEMORANDUM of Defendants Santec Inc and Chen; Exhibits. (jp, ) (Entered: 06/07/2006)
06/08/200628 POSITION WITH RESPECT TO SENTENCING filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Santec Inc. (jp, ) (Entered: 06/20/2006)
06/12/200629MINUTES OF SENTENCING Hearing held before Judge Ronald S.W. Lew as to Defendant Santec Inc. Defendant Santec Inc (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant placed on Probation for aterm of 2 years; defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 318; defendant ordered to pay special assessment of $1,200.00; defendant ordered to pay restitution in the total amount of $39,568.55; defendant shall jointly and severally liable with the co-participant Nicholas Chen (CR 05-1199) for the total amount of restitution ordered in this judgment; defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of $200,000.00; defendant shall comply with General Order no. 01-05; defendant explained his right to appeal; the court orders bond exonerated.; Count(s) 2, Defendant placed on Probation for aterm of 2 years; defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 318; defendant ordered to pay special assessment of $1,200.00; defendant ordered to pay restitution in the total amount of $39,568.55; defendant shall jointly and severally liable with the co-participant Nicholas Chen (CR 05-1199) for the total amount of restitution ordered in this judgment; defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of $200,000.00; defendant shall comply with General Order no. 01-05; defendant explained his right to appeal; the court orders bond exonerated. Court Reporter: Sheri Kleeger. (ab, ) Modified on 6/22/2006 (ab, ). (Entered: 06/20/2006)
06/16/200630JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT by Judge Ronald S.W. Lew as to Defendant Santec Inc (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant placed on Probation for aterm of 2 years; defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 318; defendant ordered to pay special assessment of $1,200.00; defendant ordered to pay restitution in the total amount of $39,568.55; defendant shall jointly and severally liable with the co-participant Nicholas Chen (CR 05-1199) for the total amount of restitution ordered in this judgment; defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of $200,000.00; defendant shall comply with General Order no. 01-05; defendant explained his right to appeal; the court orders bond exonerated.; Count(s) 2, Defendant placed on Probation for aterm of 2 years; defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 318; defendant ordered to pay special assessment of $1,200.00; defendant ordered to pay restitution in the total amount of $39,568.55; defendant shall jointly and severally liable with the co-participant Nicholas Chen (CR 05-1199) for the total amount of restitution ordered in this judgment; defendant shall pay a fine in the amount of $200,000.00; defendant shall comply with General Order no. 01-05; defendant explained his right to appeal; the court orders bond exonerated. Signed by Judge Ronald S.W. Lew. (ab, ) (Entered: 06/20/2006)
06/12/200731 EX PARTE APPLICATION for Order for Early Termination of Probation Filed by Defendant Santec Inc (Attachments: # 2 Proposed Order Proposed Order Re: Early Termination of Probation)(Lincenberg, Gary) (Entered: 06/12/2007)
06/19/200732ORDER Re Early Termination of Probation of Defendants Santec, Inc and Nicolas Chen by Judge Ronald S.W. Lew 31 . (es) (Entered: 06/19/2007)
06/19/200733ORDER Re Early Termination of Probation of Defendants Santec, Inc and Nicholas Chen by Judge Ronald S.W. Lew (es) (Entered: 06/19/2007)
06/20/200734NOTICE OF CLERICAL ERROR, as to Defendant Santec Inc: Due to clerical error Re: Order 33 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT DOCUMENT #33 WAS ENTERED ON THE INCORRECT CASE NUMBER. THE CORRECT CASE NUMBER SHOULD READ "CR 05-1199 RSWL" (es) (Entered: 06/20/2007)