CLOSED

United States District Court
District of Massachusetts (Boston)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:98-cr-10266-WGY-1


Case title: USA v. Saybolt North Americ, et al

Date Filed: 08/18/1998
Date Terminated: 01/21/1999

Assigned to: Judge William G. Young

Defendant (1)
Saybolt North America Inc.
TERMINATED: 01/27/1999
represented byThomas E. Dwyer , Jr.
Dwyer & Collora, LLP
Suite 1200
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
617-371-1000
Fax: 617-371-1037
Email: tdwyer@dwyercollora.com
TERMINATED: 01/27/1999
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 - CONSPIRACY
(1)
15:78dd-2(a)(3) - FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT
(2)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJoshua S. Levy
Ropes & Gray LLP
Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199-3600
617-951-7281
Fax: 617-951-7050
Email: jlevy@ropesgray.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Paul G. Levenson
United States Attorney's Office
John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way
Suite 9200
Boston, MA 02210
617-748-3147
Fax: 617-748-3960
Email: paul.levenson@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
08/18/1998  Felony Information received for filing . Saybolt North America Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2, Saybolt, Inc. (2) count(s) 1, 2 (tmc) (Entered: 08/18/1998)
09/16/1998NOTICE issued of Hearing/Conference as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc., set status conference for 9:30 9/24/98 for Saybolt North Americ, for Saybolt, Inc. (efs) (Entered: 09/16/1998)
09/24/1998NOTICE of Appearance of counsel for Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. , by Attorney Thomas E. Dwyer Jr.. (efs) (Entered: 09/24/1998)
09/24/1998 Judge William G. Young . CLERK'S NOTES as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. , re: status;,Since the plea agreement is pursuant to 11 (e)(1)(c), the Court Orders a preplea,presentence report prepared before the Court will hold a plea colloquy or accept a plea of Guilty. Court requires a representative of the Corporation present for the plea colloquy set Change of Plea Hearing for 2:00 12/3/98 for Saybolt North Americ, for Saybolt, Inc. ; Court Reporter: Womack (efs) (Entered: 09/24/1998)
12/03/1998RESPONSE by USA as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. in opposition to Presentence Report , filed. (efs) (Entered: 12/03/1998)
12/03/1998  Change of Plea Hearing as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. held . (mlb) (Entered: 12/07/1998)
12/03/1998Judge William G. Young . CLERK'S NOTES as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. , re: Change of Plea hearing held.; John Denson as a representative of the corporations is sworn. Court conducts plea colloguy with dft. represeentative. Dft. waives the right to indictment. Plea agreement filed. Plea hearing continued to1/21/99 at 2:00 p.m.. Court Reporter: Donald Womack. (mlb) (Entered: 12/07/1998)
12/03/1998  Change of Plea Hearing as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. continued to 2:00 1/21/99 for Saybolt North Americ, for Saybolt, Inc. . (mlb) (Entered: 12/07/1998)
12/03/1998  Initial appearance as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. held (Defendant informed of rights.) . (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
12/03/199810 INFORMATION filed as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/21/1999Plea Agreement as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. , filed. (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/21/1999  PLEA entered by Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. . Court accepts plea. Guilty: Saybolt North Americ (1) count(s) 1, 2, Saybolt, Inc. (2) count(s) 1, 2 (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/21/1999 Judge William G. Young . CLERK'S NOTES as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. , re: plea and sentencing;Court accepts plea of guilty by both defts to all counts. Court proceeds with sentencing. Court announces guideline calculations. After hrg the Court imposes the following sentence. The dfts are to serve 5 years of probation with the special condition that they are to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. They are to pay a fine of $1,5000,000.00 and a Special Assessment of $800 for each dft. ; Court Reporter: Womack (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/21/1999  Arraignment as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. held Saybolt North Americ (1) count(s) 1, Saybolt, Inc. (2) count(s) 1 . (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/21/1999  Sentencing held Saybolt North Americ (1) count(s) 1, 2, Saybolt, Inc. (2) count(s) 1, 2 . (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/21/199911 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. , filed. (efs) (Entered: 01/28/1999)
01/26/1999 Judge William G. Young . JUDGMENT entered Saybolt North Americ (1) count(s) 1, 2 . The dft is to serve a term of Probation of 5 years with the special condition that the corporation is to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The Corporation is to pay a Fine of $1,5000,000.00 and a SPecial Assessment of $800.00 (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/27/1999  **JS3 Closing Card for Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. Terminated Defendant Saybolt, Inc., Defendant Saybolt North Americ (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
01/27/1999  Case closed as to all defendants, as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. (efs) (Entered: 01/27/1999)
02/07/200012 Transcript of proceedings held on 1/21/99 hearing date: before Judge: Young, as to Saybolt North Americ, Saybolt, Inc. , filed. (efs) (Entered: 02/07/2000)