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U.S. District Court [LIVE]
Western District of Texas (Austin)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:02-cr-00288-SS-1


Case title: USA v. Supercircuits, Inc.

Date Filed: 11/26/2002
Date Terminated: 02/28/2003

Assigned to: Judge Sam Sparks

Defendant (1)
Supercircuits, Inc.
TERMINATED: 02/28/2003
represented byCharles R. Burton
Minton, Burton, Foster & Collins, P.C.
1100 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-4873
Fax: 512/479-8315
Email: cburton@mbfc.com
TERMINATED: 02/28/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:2512(b).F MANUFACTURE/DISTR/POSSESS/ADVERTISE WIRE/INTERCEPT DEVICE - Manufactures, assembles, possesses, or sells any electronic, mechanical device knowing that the design of the device renders it primarily useful for the purpose of surreptitious interception of communications.
(1)
COUNT 1 - Probation 1 year; Fine $250,000.00 (concurrent); Special assessment $400.00; COUNT 2 - Probation 1 year (concurrent); Fine $250,000.00 (concurrent); Special assessment $400.00.
18:2512(c).F MANUFACTURE/DISTR/POSSESS/ADVERTISE WIRE/INTERCEPT DEVICE - Advertising knowing that the design of the device renders it primarily useful for the purpose of surreptitious interception of communications.
(2)
COUNT 1 - Probation 1 year; Fine $250,000.00 (concurrent); Special assessment $400.00; COUNT 2 - Probation 1 year (concurrent); Fine $250,000.00 (concurrent); Special assessment $400.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented bySharon S. Pierce
Assistant United States Attorney
816 Congress Ave., # 1000
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5858
Fax: 512/370-1292
Email: sharon.pierce@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/26/2002  Case assigned to Honorable Sam Sparks (mc2) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
11/26/2002Information filed against Supercircuits, Inc. count(s) 1, 2 (Pages: 6) (mc2) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
11/26/20021Notice of Forfeiture as to Supercircuits, Inc. is contained in Information. (mc2) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
11/26/20022Plea agreement filed as to Supercircuits, Inc. (Noticed 11/26/02.) (mc2) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
11/26/20023Factual basis by USA as to Supercircuits, Inc. (Noticed 11/26/02.) (mc2) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
11/26/2002  Court file prepared and forwarded to Judge Sparks. (mc2) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
12/03/20024Order as to Supercircuits, Inc. set arraignment for 9:00 12/19/02 (SS) (td) (Entered: 12/03/2002)
12/19/2002  Defendant(s) Supercircuits, Inc. first appearance held ; ; Defendant informed of rights. (td) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
12/19/20025Filed waiver of indictment by Supercircuits, Inc. (td) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
12/19/2002Minutes of proceedings for Initial Appearance & Arr. conducted on 12/19/02 as to Supercircuits, Inc. by Judge Sparks. Court Reporter: Lily Reznik (td) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
12/19/2002  Arraignment as to Supercircuits, Inc. held; defendant informed of rights. (td) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
12/19/2002  Plea of guilty entered by Supercircuits, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2 (td) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
12/19/2002  Referred to Probation for Pre-Sentence Report as to Supercircuits, Inc. (td) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
12/19/2002  Guilty plea accepted by the court as to Supercircuits, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2. (td) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
12/19/2002Motion by USA as to Supercircuits, Inc. for entry of a preliminary judgment of forfeiture, order for seizure and order to publish notice of preliminary judgment of forfeiture (td) (Entered: 12/20/2002)
12/20/20028Order as to Supercircuits, Inc. set sentencing for 9:00 2/27/03 (SS) (td) (Entered: 12/20/2002)
12/20/20029Order - preliminary judgment of forfeiture, order for seizure and order to publish notice of preliminary judgment of forfeiture, directing forfeiture of property as to Supercircuits, Inc. (Noticed 12/23/02.) (mc2) (Entered: 12/23/2002)
02/26/200310Order resetting sentencing for 8:30 2/28/03 for Supercircuits, Inc. signed by Honorable Sam Sparks. (Noticed 2/26/03.) (mc2) (Entered: 02/26/2003)
02/28/200311 Minutes of proceedings for Sentencing conducted on 2/28/03 as to Supercircuits, Inc. by Judge Sparks. Court Reporter: Lily Reznik (td) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003  Sentencing Supercircuits, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2 held Supercircuits, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2 . COUNT 1 - Probation 1 year; Fine $250,000.00 (concurrent); Special assessment $400.00; COUNT 2 - Probation 1 year (concurrent); Fine $250,000.00 (concurrent); Special assessment $400.00. ; Mooted Motions: motion for entry of a preliminary judgment of forfeiture, order for seizure and order to publish notice of preliminary judgment of forfeiture [7-1] as to Supercircuits, Inc. (1) (td) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
02/28/2003  SEALED PSI PLACED IN VAULT as to Supercircuits, Inc. (td) (Entered: 03/03/2003)
03/04/200312Judgment and Commitment as to , Supercircuits, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2 (Pages: 4) signed by Honorable Sam Sparks (fe) (Entered: 03/05/2003)
03/06/200313 Return of service executed as to US Customs Service (service of Preliminary Judgment of Forfeiture), delivered on 1/15/03 by USA as to Supercircuits, Inc. (td) (Entered: 03/07/2003)
03/06/200314 Return of service executed as to Audio & Video Electronics (service of Prel. Jgm of Forfeiture) on 1/24/03 by USA as to Supercircuits, Inc. (td) (Entered: 03/07/2003)
03/06/200315 Return of service executed as to Publication (served Prel Jgm of Forfeiture) on 1/24/03 by USA as to Supercircuits, Inc. (td) (Entered: 03/07/2003)
11/18/200316 Motion by USA as to Supercircuits, Inc. for final judgment of forfeiture (td) (Entered: 11/19/2003)
12/02/200317Final Order of Judgment of Forfeiture as to Supercircuits, Inc. granting motion for final judgment of forfeiture [16-1] as to Supercircuits, Inc. (1) signed by Honorable Sam Sparks (td) (Entered: 12/02/2003)
12/11/2003  SEALED PSI and Statement of Reasons as to Supercircuits, Inc. returned to Probation Office (td) (Entered: 12/12/2003)
01/28/200418 Return of service executed (jgm of forfeiture) as to Supercircuits, Inc. on 1/14/04 (td) (Entered: 01/29/2004)