California Northern District (San Jose)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 5:00-cr-20308-JW-1,2

Case title: USA v. Silicon Telecom Indu, et al

Date Filed: 10/11/2000
Date Terminated: 04/27/2004

Assigned to: Judge James Ware

Defendant (1)
Silicon Telecom Industries, Inc. .
TERMINATED: 04/27/2004
also known as
JFD International
represented byWilliam King Wilburn
Attorney at Law
19937 Wellington Court
Saratoga, CA 95070-1157
408-998-3420
TERMINATED: 04/27/2004
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
None

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Dismissed on government's motion
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1s)
Dismissed on government's motion
50:1705(b); CFR 764; E.O. 12924 and 13059 Violation of Export Administration Regulations Regarding Exports to China
(2)
Dismissed on government's motion
50:1705(b) Violation of Export Administration Regulations regarding Exports to China
(2s)
Dismissed on government's motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Miscellaneous George C. Fisher
RECEIVER represented byGeorge C. Fisher
George C. Fisher Law Office
Suite 410
2600 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
650-424-0821
Fax: 650-324-1649
Email: georgecfisher@gmail.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Assigned to: Judge James Ware

Defendant (2)
Suntek Microwave Inc
TERMINATED: 04/26/2004
represented byGarrick Sherman Lew
Law Office of Garrick S. Lew
600 Townsend Street
Suite 329E
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-575-3588
Fax: 415-522-1506
Email: gsl@defendergroup.com
TERMINATED: 04/26/2004
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
50:1705(b) Violation of Export Administration Regulations regarding Exports to China
(2s)
$338,714.26 Fine; $1,200.00 Special Assessment
50:1705 Violation of Export Administration Regulation Regarding Exports to China
(3s-4s)
$338,714.26 Fine; $1,200.00 Special Assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371.F CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Dismissed on government's motion
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1s)
Dismissed on government's motion
50:1705(b); CFR 764; E.O. 12924 and 13059 Violation of Export Administration Regulations Regarding Exports to China
(2)
Dismissed on government's motion
50:1705(b) Violation of Export Administration Regulations Regarding Exports to China
(3-9)
Dismissed on government's motion
50:1705 Violation of Export Administration Regulation Regarding Exports to China
(5s-9s)
Dismissed on government's motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Miscellaneous
George C. Fisher
RECEIVER
represented byGeorge C. Fisher
George C. Fisher Law Office
Suite 410
2600 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
650-424-0821
Fax: 650-324-1649
Email: georgecfisher@gmail.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


Plaintiff
USA represented byJeffrey David Nedrow
United States Attorney's Office
NDCA, San Jose Division
150 Almaden Blvd., Suite 900
San Jose, CA 95113
408-535-5045
Email: jeff.nedrow@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
10/11/2000INDICTMENT by AUSA Jeffrey D. Nedrow. Counts filed against Silicon Telecom Ind. (1) count(s) 1, 2, Suntek Microwave Inc (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3-9, Charlie Kuan (3) count(s) 1, 2, 3-9, Jason Liao (4) count(s) 1, 2 (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/17/2000)
10/13/2000  SUMMONS issued as to Silicon Telecom Ind., Suntek Microwave Inc ;arraignment set for 9:30 10/19/00 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/17/2000)
10/19/2000SUPERSEDING indictment Silicon Telecom Ind. (1) count(s) 1s, 2s, Suntek Microwave Inc (2) count(s) 1s, 2s, 3s-9s, Charlie Kuan (3) count(s) 1s, 2s, 3s-9s, Jason Liao (4) count(s) 1s, 2s (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/19/2000)
10/19/2000MINUTES: filed on 10/23/00 before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull ; dft Silicon Telecom Ind., Suntek Microwave Inc arraigned; not guilty plea entered; Attorney Garrick S. Lew present; , status hearing will be held at 1:00 10/30/00 for Suntek Microwave Inc ; before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull ( C/R: C. Moore Tape No.: 090-00 PVT) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/24/2000)
10/20/2000SUMMONS executed upon Silicon Telecom Ind. on 10/17/00 (cm, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
10/20/2000SUMMONS executed upon Suntek Microwave Inc on 10/16/00 (cm, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
10/30/2000MINUTES: filed on 10/30/00 before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull ; status of bail held before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull ( C/R: C. Moore Tape No.: 097 00 PVT) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/01/2000)
11/02/200013 MINUTES: filed on 11/7/00 before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull; off calendar per Judge Trumbull. AUSA to make arrangement to issue another summons ( C/R: Moore Tape No.: 099) (cm, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/16/2000)
11/03/200012 SUMMONS executed upon Silicon Telecom Ind. on 11/1/00 (cm, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/07/2000)
01/08/200114 MINUTES: filed on 1/10/01 before Judge James Ware; dft Silicon Telecom Ind. arraigned; not guilty plea entered; Attorney William K. Wilburn present; , Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 p.m. on 1/29/01 for Silicon Telecom Ind.; before Judge James Ware , Court excludes time from 1/8/01 to 1/29/01 as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind. ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (mmr, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/25/2001)
01/29/200118 MINUTES: filed on 2/1/01 before Judge James Ware; Preliminary Pretrial Conference and Pretrial Motions will be heard at 1:30 p.m. on 9/17/01; Final pre-trial conference will be held 1:30 p.m. on 10/15/01 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; before Judge James Ware , Court to exclude time from 1/29/01 to 11/6/01 due to complexity as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind., defendant Suntek Microwave Inc, defendant Charlie Kuan, defendant Jason Liao ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (mmr, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/06/2001)
02/05/200119 ORDER by Judge James Ware Final pre-trial conference will be held 1:30 p.m. on 10/15/01 for all defendants; pre-trial motions/preliminary pretrial confrence set for 1:30 a.m. on 9/17/01 for all defendants; Jury selection for jury trial set for 9:00 a.m. on 11/6/01 for all defendants before Judge James Ware (mmr, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/07/2001)
09/17/200124 MINUTES: filed on 9/19/1 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 12/10/01 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; before Judge James Ware , to exclude time from 9/17/01 to 12/10/01 ( C/R: Peter Torreano) (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 09/21/2001)
09/19/2001  Docket Modification (Administrative) to minutes [24-3] pre-trial conference and Jury trial vacated (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 10/17/2001)
12/10/200125 MINUTES: filed on 12/11/1 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing held; further trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 3/4/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; before Judge James Ware , to exclude time from 12/10/01 to 03/04/02 as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind., defendant Suntek Microwave Inc, defendant Charlie Kuan, defendant Jason Liao ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cfe, COURT STAFF) Modified on 12/12/2001 (Entered: 12/12/2001)
03/04/200226 MINUTES: filed on 3/5/2 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing held; preliminary pretrial/status hearing will be held at 1:30 6/3/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan ; final pre-trial conference will be held 1:30 9/9/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan ; Jury trial set for 9:00 9/17/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan ; before Judge James Ware , to exclude time from 3/402 to 9/17/02 as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind., defendant Suntek Microwave Inc, defendant Charlie Kuan ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/06/2002)
03/06/200227 SCHEDULING ORDER by Judge James Ware preliminary pretrial conference and pretrial motion set for 1:30 6/3/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan ; final pre-trial conference will be held 1:30 9/9/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan ; Jury selection set for 9:00 9/17/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan ; before Judge James Ware (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/07/2002)
06/03/200228 MINUTES: filed on 6/5/2 before Judge James Ware ; preliminary exam held; pretrial conference/preliminary exam set for 1:30 7/8/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Charlie Kuan ; before Judge James Ware as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind., defendant Charlie Kuan , to exclude time from 6/3/02 to 7/8/02 to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind., defendant Charlie Kuan ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 06/06/2002)
07/08/200232 MINUTES: filed on 7/9/02 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 7/29/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind. ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 07/10/2002)
07/29/200233 MINUTES: filed on 7/30/02 before Judge James Ware ; before Judge James Ware as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind., defendant Suntek Microwave Inc, defendant Charlie Kuan, defendant Jason Liao ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 08/02/2002)
08/01/200234 ORDER by Judge James Ware Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 1/27/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; or possible change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 9/16/02 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; before Judge James Ware (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 08/08/2002)
09/19/200236 STIPULATION and ORDER by Judge James Ware change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 10/28/02 for Charlie Kuan ; before Judge Vaughn R. Walker (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 09/24/2002)
01/27/200340 MINUTES: filed on 1/28/03 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 3/3/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 3/3/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/31/2003)
03/03/200341 MINUTES: filed on 3/4/03 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 3/24/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ;possisble change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 3/24/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/06/2003)
03/24/200342 MINUTES: filed on 3/25/03 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 5/12/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; or possible change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 5/12/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/26/2003)
05/13/200344 MINUTES: filed on 5/13/03 before Judge James Ware ; pre-trial conference will be held 1:30 9/8/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; Jury trial set for 9:00 9/16/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 7/7/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 05/14/2003)
05/15/200345 ORDER by Judge James Ware following trial setting conference (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 05/19/2003)
07/07/200347 MINUTES: filed on 7/8/03 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 9/8/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind. ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 07/09/2003)
08/22/200348 MOTION before Judge James Ware by USA as to defendant Suntek Microwave Inc for order to convene its Board ofDirectors (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 08/22/2003)
09/03/200349 OPPOSITION by defendant Suntek Microwave Inc, defendant Charlie Kuan to motion for order to convene its Board ofDirectors [48-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 09/03/2003)
09/04/200350 REPLY by Plaintiff USA re opposition [49-1] to motion for order to convene Board of Directors (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 09/05/2003)
09/08/200352 MINUTES: filed on 9/10/03 before Judge James Ware ; change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 11/10/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; before Judge James Ware as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind., defendant Suntek Microwave Inc ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) Modified on 10/06/2003 (Entered: 09/11/2003)
11/05/200355 MOTION before Judge James Ware by USA as to defendant Suntek Microwave Inc for order designating Charlie Kuan as Suntek Corporate representative (cgb, COURT STAFF) Modified on 11/06/2003 (Entered: 11/06/2003)
11/10/200356 MINUTES: filed on 11/10/03 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 12/15/03 for Silicon Telecom Ind. ; before Judge James Ware as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind. ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/12/2003)
11/17/200358 ORDER by Judge James Ware appointing receiver (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/17/2003)
11/24/200359 Receiver's oath and authorization for application of deposit as to defendant Suntek Microwave Inc (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 11/25/2003)
11/24/200360 MINUTES: filed on 11/26/03 before Judge James Ware ; re appointing George Fischer as receiver for Suntek Microwave, Inc. [55-1] Court to issue a final order. (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 12/01/2003)
12/15/200361 MINUTES: filed on 12/16/03 before Judge James Ware ; in-court hearing for order to show cause for failure to appear for counsel William Wilburn will be held at 1:30 1/12/04 for Silicon Telecom Ind. ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 2/2/04 for Suntek Microwave Inc ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 12/17/2003)
01/05/200462 MOTION before Judge James Ware by Receiver George C. Fisher for order approving report and receiver's actions (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/05/2004)
01/05/2004  RECEIVED Proposed Order ( Receiver George C. Fisher ) re: motion for order approving report and receiver's actions [62-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/05/2004)
01/05/200463 PROOF OF SERVICE by Receiver George C. Fisher of order received [0-0], motion for order approving report and receiver's actions [62-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/05/2004)
01/06/200464 ORDER by Judge James Ware granting motion for order approving report and receiver's actions [62-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/07/2004)
01/12/200466 MINUTES: filed on 1/14/04 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 2/2/04 for Silicon Telecom Ind. ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Christine Bedard) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/15/2004)
01/15/200467 ORDER by Judge James Ware Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 2/2/04 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc, for Charlie Kuan, for Jason Liao ; before Judge James Ware (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/21/2004)
01/28/200468 STATUS MEMORANDUM by Plaintiff USA re identification of counsel as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind. (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/29/2004)
01/29/200469 MINUTES: filed on 1/2/9/04 before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull ; status hearing will be held at 1:30 2/19/04 for Silicon Telecom Ind. ; before Mag. Judge Patricia V. Trumbull ( C/R: FTR) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 01/30/2004)
02/02/200470 MINUTES: filed on 2/3/04 before Judge James Ware ; Trial setting hearing will be held at 1:30 3/1/04 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; or possible change of plea hearing will be held at 1:30 3/1/04 for Silicon Telecom Ind., for Suntek Microwave Inc ; before Judge James Ware ( C/R: Lee Anne Shortridge) (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/04/2004)
03/24/200472 Application before Judge James Ware by Receiver George C. Fisher for order approving report and receiver's action (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
03/24/2004  RECEIVED Proposed Order ( Receiver George C. Fisher ) re: motion for order approving report and receiver's action [72-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
03/24/200473 PROOF OF SERVICE by Receiver George C. Fisher of order received [0-0], motion for order approving report and receiver's action [72-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/25/2004)
03/24/2004  RECEIVED Proposed order approving Receiver's Report No. 2 submitted by Receiver George C. Fisher (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/31/2004)
03/29/200474 ORDER by Judge James Ware granting motion for order approving report and receiver's action [72-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 03/31/2004)
03/29/200475 MINUTES: filed on 3/31/04 before Judge James Ware ; Counsel appeared for trial setting hearing before Judge James Ware the Court appointed receiver for Suntek Microwave Inc. George Fisher appeared for report to the Court; the receiver's report #2 was approved and signed in open court; matter ordered continued to 4/26/04 1:30PM; the Court excluded time from 3/29/04 to 4/26/05 ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cgb, COURT STAFF) Modified on 05/26/2005 (Entered: 03/31/2004)
03/31/200476 PROOF OF SERVICE by Receiver George C. Fisher of order approving receiver's Report No. 2 [74-1] (cgb, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/01/2004)
04/21/200478 Receiver's Report No. 3; Application before Judge James Ware by defendant Suntek Microwave Inc for order terminating receivership approving report and receiver's fees and expenses (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/22/2004)
04/21/2004  RECEIVED Proposed Order ( defendant Suntek Microwave Inc ) re: motion for order terminating receivership approving report and receiver's fees and expenses [78-1] as to defendant Suntek Microwave Inc (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/22/2004)
04/21/200479 PROOF OF SERVICE by defendant Suntek Microwave Inc of motion for order terminating receivership approving report and receiver's fees and expenses [78-1], order received [0-0] as to defendant Suntek Microwave Inc (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/22/2004)
04/26/200480 MINUTES: filed on 4/27/4 before Judge James Ware ; Suntek Microwave Inc enters guilty plea; Suntek Microwave Inc (2) count(s) 2s, 3s-4s , sentencing Suntek Microwave Inc (2) count(s) 2s, 3s -4s . $338,714.26 Fine; $1,200.00 Special Assessment , dismissing counts Suntek Microwave Inc (2) count(s) 1s, 1 , 2 , 3 -9 , 5s -9s . Dismissed on government's motion , Payment received in open court ( C/R: Irene Rodriguez) (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/28/2004)
04/27/200481 PLEA Agreement as to Suntek Microwave Inc (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/28/2004)
04/27/200482 ORDER by Judge James Ware granting motion for order terminating receivership approving report and receiver's fees and expenses [78-1] (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/28/2004)
04/27/200483 MOTION before Judge James Ware by USA for leave to file dismissal of indictment as to defendant Silicon Telecom Ind. (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/28/2004)
04/27/200484 ORDER by Judge James Ware granting motion [83-1] dismissing case as to Silicon Telecom Ind. Silicon Telecom Ind. (1) count(s) 1s, 1 , 2s , 2 . Dismissed on government's motion (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/28/2004)
04/28/200485 JUDGMENT and Commitment issued as to Suntek Microwave Inc Judge James Ware terminating this defendant (cc: all counsel) ( Date Entered: 4/29/4) (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 04/29/2004)
05/03/200486 Payment Record Card: Payment of Special Assessment in the amount of $1,200.00 paid on 4/27/04; And Payment of Fine in the amount of $338,714.26 paid on 4/27/04 on behalf of defendant Suntek Microwave Inc . (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 05/03/2004)
05/11/200487 PROOF OF SERVICE; Re: Order Approving Receiver's Report No.3 by Receiver George C. Fisher (cfe, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 05/11/2004)