CLOSED,E-Filing

U.S. District Court
California Northern District (Oakland)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:06-cr-00374-SBA-1


Case title: USA v. Synpep Corporation et al

Date Filed: 05/23/2006
Date Terminated: 12/10/2009

Assigned to: Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong

Defendant (1)
Synpep Corporation
TERMINATED: 12/10/2009
represented byStuart Douglas Hanlon
Law Offices of Stuart Hanlon
179 - 11th Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 864-5600
Fax: (415) 865-0376
Email: stuart@stuarthanlonlaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Craig H. Bessenger
Caldwell Leslie & Proctor
1000 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213.629.9040
Fax: 213.629.9022
Email: bessenger@caldwell-leslie.com
TERMINATED: 07/30/2009
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Edwin Ken Prather
Law Offices of Edwin Prather
461 Bush Street
Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 881-7774
Email: edwin@pratherlawoffices.com
TERMINATED: 07/30/2009
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Nanci L. Clarence
Clarence Dyer & Cohen LLP
899 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-749-1800
Fax: 415-749-1694
Email: nclarence@clarencedyer.com
TERMINATED: 07/30/2009
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Robert J. Breakstone
Rogers, Joseph, O'Donnell & Phillip
311 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-365-5357
Fax: 415-965-2828
Email: rbreakstone@rjop.com
TERMINATED: 01/10/2007
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1001: False statements
(10s-11s)
$1200 special assessment; $20,000 fine; $22,772.14 restitution
18:1001: False statements
(16s)
$1200 special assessment; $20,000 fine; $22,772.14 restitution

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1341, 18:2: Mail Fraud, Aiding and Abetting
(1-7)
dismissed, superseding indictment filed
18:371: Conspiracy to commit mail fraud
(1s)
dismissed on government's motion
18:1341: Mail fraud
(2s-8s)
dismissed on government's motion
18:1001, 18:2: False statements to National Institute of Health, Aiding and Abetting
(8-14)
dismissed, superseding indictment filed
18:371: Conspiracy to make false statements
(9s)
dismissed on government's motion
18:1001: False statements
(12s-15s)
dismissed on government's motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byTracie L. Brown
U.S. Attorney's Office
450 Golden Gate Ave. 10th Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415/436-6917
Email: tracie.brown@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Christina Hua
Office of the United States Attorney
450 Golden Gate Avenue
11th floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 436-7534
Fax: (415) 436-7234
Email: tina.hua@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Ioana Petrou
U.S. Attorneys Office
450 Golden Gate Avenue, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-436-7189 or 308-7898
Fax: 415-436-7234
Email: ioana.petrou@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 06/19/2009
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Jeffrey Rabkin
US Attorney's Office (ND Cal)
450 Golden Gate Avenue
11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
415/436-7167
Email: jeffrey.rabkin@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 01/22/2009
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Stacey P. Geis
U.S. Attorney's Office
450 Golden Gate Avenue
11th floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-436-7200
Email: Stacey.Geis@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 01/22/2009
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/23/2006INDICTMENT as to SynPep Corporation (1) count(s) 1-7, 8-14, Chi Yang (2) count(s) 1-7, 8-14. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/23/2006) (Entered: 05/25/2006)
05/23/2006  CASE DESIGNATED for Electronic Filing. (Entered: 05/25/2006)
05/25/2006Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Wayne D. Brazil: Initial Appearance as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 5/25/2006. Arraignment as to Synpep Corporation (1) on Counts 1-7, 8-14 and Chi Yang (2) on Counts 1-7, 8-14 held on 5/25/2006, NOT GUILTY pleas entered. Attorney Appointment and Bond Signing/Posting Hearing set for 5/31/2006 at 10:00 AM before Hon. Wayne D. Brazil. (Tape #FTR 5/25/06 10:31:20.) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/25/2006) (Entered: 05/26/2006)
05/31/2006  Terminate Deadlines and Hearings as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Entered: 06/21/2006)
06/15/2006Letter from Rogers Joseph O'Donnell & Phillips confirming general appearance on behalf of SynPep Corporation and Chi Yang as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Breakstone, Robert) (Filed on 6/15/2006) (Entered: 06/15/2006)
06/20/2006Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong :Status Conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 6/20/2006 Status Conference set for 9/12/2006 09:00 AM. (Court Reporter STARR WILSON.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/20/2006) (Entered: 06/20/2006)
06/20/2006  Attorney update in case as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. Attorney Edwin Ken Prather and Robert J. Breakstone for Synpep Corporation and Chi Yang added. (Entered: 06/21/2006)
09/12/2006Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong :Status Conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 9/12/2006 Status Conference set for 1/9/2007 09:00 AM. (Court Reporter STARR WILSON.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/12/2006) (Entered: 09/12/2006)
12/12/2006STIPULATION AND ORDER modifying release conditions of defendant Chi Yang: Defendant may not leave California without permission in advance from Pretrial Services and may not leave the United States without permission from Magistrate Judge Wayne D. Brazil 8 Stipulation filed by Chi Yang. Signed by Judge Wayne D. Brazil on 12/12/06. (ig, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/12/2006) (Entered: 12/13/2006)
01/08/200710 STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER RE CHANGE OF COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANTS SYNPEP CORPORATION AND CHI YANG by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Breakstone, Robert) (Filed on 1/8/2007) Modified on 1/9/2007 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 01/08/2007)
01/09/200712 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong: Status Conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 1/9/2007 Trial Setting Hearing set for 4/24/2007 at 09:00 AM before Saundra Brown Armstrong. (Court Reporter DIANE SKILLMAN.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/9/2007) Modified on 1/16/2007 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 01/12/2007)
01/10/200711 STIPULATION AND ORDER RE CHANGE OF COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANTS Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang . Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong on 1/9/07. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/10/2007) (Entered: 01/10/2007)
04/09/200713 STIPULATION and Proposed Order for Continuance and Exclusion of Time Under the Speedy Trial Act by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 4/9/2007) (Entered: 04/09/2007)
04/12/200714 AMENDED STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE AND EXCLUSION OF TIME UNDER THE SPEEDY TRIAL ACT by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 4/12/2007) Modified on 4/13/2007 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 04/12/2007)
04/13/200715 ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Time excluded from 4/24/07 until 5/29/07. Status Conference set for 5/29/2007 09:00 AM before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong.. Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong on 4/13/07. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/13/2007) (Entered: 04/13/2007)
04/13/2007  Terminate Deadlines and Hearings as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Entered: 04/16/2007)
05/18/200716 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE AND EXCLUSION OF TIME UNDER THE SPEEDY TRIAL ACT, 18 U.S.C. 3161 ET SEQ. by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 5/18/2007) Modified on 5/21/2007 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 05/18/2007)
05/29/200717 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong :Status Conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 5/29/2007 Status Conference set for 6/26/2007 09:00 AM. (Court Reporter STARR WILSON.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/29/2007) (Entered: 05/30/2007)
06/26/200718 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong :Trial Setting Hearing as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 6/26/2007 (Court Reporter DIANE SKILLMAN.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/26/2007) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
06/26/2007  Terminate Deadlines and Hearings as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Entered: 06/29/2007)
06/28/200719 ORDER as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang, Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang: Jury Trial set for 1/7/2008 08:30 AM. Pretrial Conference set for 12/18/2007 11:00 AM.. Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong on 6/28/07. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/28/2007) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
09/13/200720 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR REFERRAL TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE FOR SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND CONTINUANCE by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 9/13/2007) Modified on 9/14/2007 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 09/13/2007)
09/19/200721 REVISED STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR REFERRAL TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE FOR SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND CONTINUANCE by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 9/19/2007) Modified on 9/20/2007 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 09/19/2007)
10/03/200722 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Ioana Petrou appearing for USA. NOTICE OF ADDITIONAL COUNSEL (Petrou, Ioana) (Filed on 10/3/2007) (Entered: 10/03/2007)
10/03/200723 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR REFERRAL TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE FOR SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND TO HEAR DEFENDANTS MOTION TO CONTINUE ON SHORTENED TIME by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 10/3/2007) (Entered: 10/03/2007)
10/03/200724 NOTICE OF HEARING ON MOTION TO CONTINUE by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 10/3/2007) Modified on 10/4/2007 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 10/03/2007)
10/03/200725  MOTION to Continue TRIAL AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATES; PROPOSED ORDER by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. Motion Hearing set for 10/9/2007 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, Oakland. (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 10/3/2007) (Entered: 10/03/2007)
10/03/200726 Declaration of EDWIN K. PRATHER by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS SYNPEP CORPORATION AND CHI YANGS MOTION TO CONTINUE TRIAL AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATES (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 10/3/2007) (Entered: 10/03/2007)
10/04/200727  MOTION for Joinder by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang JOINDER IN DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO CONTINUE TRIAL AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATES by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. Motion Hearing set for 10/9/2007 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, Oakland. (Petrou, Ioana) (Filed on 10/4/2007) (Entered: 10/04/2007)
10/09/200728 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge for settlement conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Motion Hearing set for 10/16/2007 11:00 AM.. Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong on 10/5/07. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/9/2007) (Entered: 10/09/2007)
10/12/200729 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge James Larson:Settlement Conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 10/12/2007. Case did not settle. (Court Reporter n/a.) (jlsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/12/2007) (Entered: 10/15/2007)
10/16/200730 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong :Motion Hearing as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 10/16/2007 re 25 MOTION to Continue TRIAL AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATES; PROPOSED ORDER filed by Chi Yang, Synpep Corporation, 27 MOTION for Joinder filed by USA (Court Reporter STARR WILSON.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/16/2007) (Entered: 10/17/2007)
02/13/200831 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER VACATING TRIAL DATE AND SETTING FOR HEARING CHANGE OF PLEA AND SENTENCING by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Geis, Stacey) (Filed on 2/13/2008) (Entered: 02/13/2008)
02/15/200832 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER VACATING TRIAL DATE AND SETTING FOR HEARING CHANGE OF PLEA AND SENTENCING by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Geis, Stacey) (Filed on 2/15/2008) (Entered: 02/15/2008)
03/05/200833 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER VACATING TRIAL DATE AND SETTING FOR HEARING CHANGE OF PLEA AND SENTENCING by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Geis, Stacey) (Filed on 3/5/2008) (Entered: 03/05/2008)
03/07/200834 ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Time excluded from 3/7/08 until 6/10/08. Plea and Sentence set for 6/10/2008 10:00 AM before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 3/7/08. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/7/2008) (Entered: 03/07/2008)
03/07/200836 CLERK'S NOTICE REFERRAL TO PROBATION FOR SYNPEP CORPORATION (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/7/2008) (Entered: 03/07/2008)
03/07/200837 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR MODIFICATION TO DEFENDANT CHI YANG'S BOND SECURING HIS RELEASE by Chi Yang as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Bessenger, Craig) (Filed on 3/7/2008) Modified on 3/10/2008 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 03/07/2008)
03/11/200838 STIPULATION AND ORDER as to Chi Yang's Bond be lowered to $75,000 to be secured with cash, and that the Las Trampas Property be fully reconveyed. 37 Stipulation filed by Chi Yang. Signed by Judge Magistrate Judge Wayne D. Brazil on 3/11/08. (ig, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/11/2008) (Entered: 03/13/2008)
04/11/2008  Receipt for $75,000 case bond received from Chi C. Yang; fee paid on 4/11/08 with Receipt #44611002056 (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/11/2008) (Entered: 04/14/2008)
04/21/200839 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO RECONVEY PROPERTY by Chi Yang as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Bessenger, Craig) (Filed on 4/21/2008) (Entered: 04/21/2008)
04/22/200840 INCORRECT ATTACHMENT, PLEASE SEE DOCUMENT #41 FOR THE CORRECT ATTACHMENT
STIPULATION AND ORDER TO RECONVEY PROPERTY as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang 39 Stipulation filed by Chi Yang. Signed by Judge Magistrate Judge Wayne D. Brazil on 4/22/08. (ig, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/22/2008) Modified on 4/23/2008 (ig, COURT STAFF). Modified on 4/24/2008 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 04/23/2008)
04/22/200841 STIPULATION AND ORDER TO RECONVEY PROPERTY as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang 39 Stipulation filed by Chi Yang. Signed by Judge Magistrate Judge Wayne D. Brazil on 4/22/08. (ig, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/22/2008) (Entered: 04/23/2008)
06/03/200843 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Geis, Stacey) (Filed on 6/3/2008) (Entered: 06/03/2008)
06/10/200844 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong:Change of Plea Hearing as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang NOT COMPLETED on 6/10/2008 CONTINUED Plea and Sentence set for 7/8/2008 10:00 AM before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong. (Court Reporter STARR WILSON.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/10/2008) (Entered: 06/10/2008)
07/08/200845 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong: Change of Plea Hearing as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang NOT HELD on 7/8/2008. Defendant withdraws his plea. (Court Reporter IRENE RODRIQUEZ.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/8/2008) Modified on 7/10/2008 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/09/2008)
07/09/200846 TRIAL SETTING ORDER as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Jury Trial set for 11/3/2008 08:30 AM. Pretrial Conference set for 10/21/2008 11:00 AM.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 7/9/08. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/9/2008) (Entered: 07/09/2008)
07/15/200847 Transcript of Proceedings as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 06/10/08, before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong. Court Reporter/Transcriber Starr A. Wilson, Telephone number (415) 239-8398. Per General Order No. 59 and Judicial Conference policy, this transcript may be viewed only at the Clerks Office public terminal or may be purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber until the deadline for the Release of Transcript Restriction.After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Any Notice of Intent to Request Redaction, if required, is due no later than 5 business days from date of this filing. Redaction Request due 8/4/2008. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 8/12/2008. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 10/10/2008.(Wilson, Starr) (Filed on 7/15/2008) (Entered: 07/15/2008)
08/12/200848 NOTICE OF ADDITION OF COUNSEL by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Rabkin, Jeffrey) (Filed on 8/12/2008) Modified on 8/13/2008 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/12/2008)
09/04/200849 Letter from USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Petrou, Ioana) (Filed on 9/4/2008) (Entered: 09/04/2008)
09/04/2008   Arraignment on Superseding Indictment as to Chi Yang and SynPep Corporation set for 9/8/2008 10:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Wayne D. Brazil. (Entered: 09/04/2008)
09/04/200850 Letter from USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Petrou, Ioana) (Filed on 9/4/2008) (Entered: 09/04/2008)
09/04/2008  Terminate Deadlines and Hearings as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Entered: 09/05/2008)
09/04/200852 Superseding INDICTMENT as to Synpep Corporation (1) count(s) 1s, 2s-8s, 9s, 10s-16s, Chi Yang (2) count(s) 1s, 2s-8s, 9s, 10s-16s. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/4/2008) (Entered: 09/08/2008)
09/05/200851 Letter from USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Petrou, Ioana) (Filed on 9/5/2008) (Entered: 09/05/2008)
09/08/200853 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Wayne D. Brazil: Arraignment as to Synpep Corporation (1) on Counts 1s, 2s-8s, 9s, 10s-16s of the superseding indictment and Chi Yang (2) on Counts 1s, 2s-8s, 9s of the superseding indictment held on 9/8/2008. NOT GUILTY pleas entered. Status Hearing set for 9/9/2008 at 09:00 AM before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong. (Tape #FTR 9/8/08 10:07:58.) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/8/2008) (Entered: 09/09/2008)
09/09/200854 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong:Status Conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 9/9/2008 Jury Trial set for 3/30/2009 08:30 AM. Pretrial Conference set for 3/17/2009 11:00 AM. (Court Reporter STARR WILSON.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/9/2008) (Entered: 09/09/2008)
09/09/200855 Pretrial Order as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 9/9/08. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/9/2008) (Entered: 09/09/2008)
09/30/200856 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Nanci L. Clarence appearing for Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Clarence, Nanci) (Filed on 9/30/2008) (Entered: 09/30/2008)
01/13/200958 STIPULATION and Proposed Order for Continuance and Exclusion of Time Under Speedy Trial Act by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Clarence, Nanci) (Filed on 1/13/2009) (Entered: 01/13/2009)
01/15/200959 ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Time excluded from 3/17/09 until 9/22/09. Jury Trial set for 10/5/2009 08:30 AM. Pretrial Conference set for 9/22/2009 11:00 AM.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 1/15/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/15/2009) (Entered: 01/15/2009)
01/15/200960 Sealed Document as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/15/2009) (Entered: 01/20/2009)
01/15/200961 Sealed Document as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/15/2009) (Entered: 01/20/2009)
01/22/200962 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Christina Hua appearing for USA. NOTICE OF ADDITION AND CHANGE OF COUNSEL (Hua, Christina) (Filed on 1/22/2009) (Entered: 01/22/2009)
01/22/2009  Attorney update in case as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. Attorney Stacey P. Geis and Jeffrey Rabkin terminated. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/22/2009) (Entered: 01/26/2009)
06/04/200963 STIPULATION and [Proposed] Order Re Pretrial Deadlines and Filings by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Petrou, Ioana) (Filed on 6/4/2009) (Entered: 06/04/2009)
06/09/200964 STIPULATION AND ORDER as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Motion due 6/16/09. Responses due by 6/30/2009. Replies due by 7/7/2009. Motion Hearing set for 7/14/2009 11:00 AM.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 6/8/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/9/2009) (Entered: 06/09/2009)
06/15/200965 Proposed Order REGARDING HANDWRITING EXEMPLAR ISSUES by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Prather, Edwin) (Filed on 6/15/2009) Modified on 6/16/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/15/2009)
06/16/200966 MOTION to Dismiss Superseding Indictment Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof by Chi Yang,Synpep Corporation. Motion Hearing set for 7/14/2009 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, Oakland. (Clarence, Nanci) (Filed on 6/16/2009) Modified on 6/17/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/16/2009)
06/16/200967 Declaration of Craig H. Bessenger in Support of 66 Motion to Dismiss Superseding Indictment by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. (Clarence, Nanci) (Filed on 6/16/2009) Modified on 6/17/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/16/2009)
06/16/200968 Proposed Order by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Granting 66 Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Superseding Indictment. (Clarence, Nanci) (Filed on 6/16/2009) Modified on 6/17/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/16/2009)
06/18/200969 STIPULATION AND ORDER as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 6/17/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/18/2009) (Entered: 06/18/2009)
06/19/200970 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Tracie L. Brown appearing for USA. (Brown, Tracie) (Filed on 6/19/2009) (Entered: 06/19/2009)
06/30/200971 UNITED STATES REQUEST FOR INQUIRY PURSUANT TO FEDERAL RULE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 44(c) by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Brown, Tracie) (Filed on 6/30/2009) Modified on 7/1/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/30/2009)
06/30/200972 Memorandum in Opposition by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang re 66 MOTION to Dismiss Superseding Indictment (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Brown, Tracie) (Filed on 6/30/2009) (Entered: 06/30/2009)
07/07/200973 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang re 66 Motion to Dismiss Superseding Indictment (Bessenger, Craig) (Filed on 7/7/2009) Modified on 7/8/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/07/2009)
07/08/200974 NOTICE of Association of Counsel by Synpep Corporation as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Hanlon, Stuart) (Filed on 7/8/2009) (Entered: 07/08/2009)
07/08/200975 Letter from Nanci L. Clarence as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Clarence, Nanci) (Filed on 7/8/2009) (Entered: 07/08/2009)
07/13/200976 CLERKS NOTICE Continuance of Hearing Motion Hearing set for 7/28/2009 11:00 AM. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/13/2009) (Entered: 07/13/2009)
07/28/200977 ORDER DENYING 66 Motion to Dismiss Superseding Indictment as to Synpep Corporation (1), Chi Yang (2). Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong on 7/28/09. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 07/28/2009)
07/29/200978 NOTICE of Clarence & Dyer LLP's Withdrawal As Counsel of Record & Proposed Order by Synpep Corporation as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Hanlon, Stuart) (Filed on 7/29/2009) (Entered: 07/29/2009)
07/30/200979 ORDER as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang GRANTING withdrawal of Attorney Edwin Ken Prather, Craig H. Bessenger and Nanci L. Clarence. Attorney Stuart Hanlon substituted as counsel of record. Signed by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 7/30/09. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/30/2009) (Entered: 07/30/2009)
08/12/200980 MOTION to Continue Trial Date by Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. Motion Hearing set for 9/8/2009 11:00 AM. (Hanlon, Stuart) (Filed on 8/12/2009) Modified on 8/13/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/12/2009)
08/19/200981 STIPULATION and [Proposed] Order for Continuance of Pretrial Dates by Synpep Corporation as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Hanlon, Stuart) (Filed on 8/19/2009) (Entered: 08/19/2009)
08/26/200982 STIPULATION AND ORDER as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Pretrial Conference set for 9/29/2009 11:00 AM.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 8/24/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/26/2009) (Entered: 08/26/2009)
09/01/200983 STATEMENT of Non-Opposition to Motion by USA re 80 Motion to Continue Trial as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang. (Hua, Christina) (Filed on 9/1/2009) Modified on 9/2/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 09/01/2009)
09/08/200984 STIPULATION & Proposed Order for Continuance of Trial Date by Synpep Corporation as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Hanlon, Stuart) (Filed on 9/8/2009) (Entered: 09/08/2009)
09/14/200985 STIPULATION AND ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang Time excluded from 9/8/09 until 9/22/09. Status Conference set for 9/22/2009 09:00 AM in Courtroom 1, 4th Floor, Oakland.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 9/8/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/14/2009) (Entered: 09/14/2009)
09/22/200986 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong:Status Conference as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang held on 9/22/2009 Jury Trial set for 2/8/2010 08:30 AM in Courtroom 1, 4th Floor, Oakland. Pretrial Conference set for 1/26/2010 11:00 AM in Courtroom 1, 4th Floor, Oakland. (Court Reporter RAYNEE MERCADO.) (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/22/2009) (Entered: 09/22/2009)
11/10/200987 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong: Status Hearing as to Synpep Corporation held on 11/10/2009. Change of Plea Hearing as to Chi Yang held on 11/10/2009. Plea entered by Chi Yang (2) Guilty as to Count 16s of the superseding indictment. Sentencing set for 12/8/2009 at 10:00 AM before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong as to Chi Yang. (Court Reporter Diane Skillman.) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/10/2009) (Entered: 11/12/2009)
12/02/200994 NOTICE Re Documents in Support of Defendant Synpep Corporation Plea by Synpep Corporation (Hanlon, Stuart) (Filed on 12/2/2009) (Entered: 12/02/2009)
12/02/200995 CLERKS NOTICE Continuance of Hearing Plea and Sentence set for 12/10/2009 09:00 AM before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/2/2009) (Entered: 12/02/2009)
12/08/200999 GOVERNMENTS POSITION REGARDING APPROPRIATE FINE AMOUNT FOR SYNPEP CORPORATION by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang (Hua, Christina) (Filed on 12/8/2009) Modified on 12/9/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 12/08/2009)
12/08/2009100 Statement by USA as to Synpep Corporation, Chi Yang STATEMENT OF DR. MATTHEW COLEMAN (LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY) RE SENTENCING OF CHI YANG AND SYNPEP (Attachments: # 1 Attachment A)(Brown, Tracie) (Filed on 12/8/2009) (Entered: 12/08/2009)
12/10/2009102 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong: Plea and Sentence Hearing held on 12/10/2009 for Synpep Corporation (1) as to Count(s) 10s-11s, 16s of the superseding indictment, $1200 special assessment; $20,000 fine; $22,772.14 restitution. Count(s) 1-7, 8-14 of the indictment dismissed, superseding indictment filed. Count(s) 1s, 2s-8s, 9s, 12s-15s of the superseding indictment, dismissed on government's motion. (Court Reporter Starr Wilson.) (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/10/2009) (Entered: 12/10/2009)
12/10/2009105 DISREGARD, INCORRECT CASE NUMBER. SEE DOCKET ENTRY 106 FOR CORRECTED ENTRY
Sealing Order - General Order 54 as to Synpep Corporation.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 12/10/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/10/2009) Modified on 12/15/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 12/10/2009)
12/10/2009106 Sealing Order - General Order 54 as to Synpep Corporation.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 12/10/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/10/2009) (Entered: 12/10/2009)
12/11/2009108 DISREGARD, INCOMPLETE ATTACHMEND. SEE DOCKET ENTRY 110 FOR CORRECTED ENTRY
Application for Permission to Enter Plea of Guilty and ORDER Accepting PLEA as to Synpep Corporation.. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 12/10/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/11/2009) Modified on 12/15/2009 (kc, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 12/11/2009)
12/11/2009109 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Synpep Corporation (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/11/2009) (Entered: 12/11/2009)
12/11/2009110 Application for Permission to Enter Plea of Guilty and ORDER Accepting PLEA as to Synpep Corporation. Signed by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 12/10/09. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/11/2009) (Entered: 12/15/2009)
12/21/2009112 JUDGMENT in a Criminal Case as to Synpep Corporation. Signed by Judge Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong on 12/21/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/21/2009) (Entered: 12/21/2009)
12/15/2010125 PAYMENT RECORD CARD: payment of special assessment in the amount of $1,200, fine in the amount of $20,000 + $77.28 interest, and restitution in the amount of $22,772.14 + $87.99 interest paid on 12/14/10 on behalf of Synpep Corporation. (kc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/15/2010) (Entered: 12/16/2010)