CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Southern District of Florida (Ft. Lauderdale)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 0:03-cr-60026-WJZ-1


Case title: USA v. Think Achievement

Date Filed: 02/11/2003
Date Terminated: 07/11/2003

Assigned to: Chief Judge William J. Zloch

Defendant (1)
Think Achievement Corporation
TERMINATED: 07/22/2003
represented byJames Richmond
77 W Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
312-456-5204
Fax: 456-8435
TERMINATED: 07/22/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Sentenced to Reporting Probation for a term of 5 years as to Counts One, Two and Three to run concurrently with each other. Total Assessment of $1,200.00 and Total Restitution of $4,706,738.00
18:1341.F FRAUDS AND SWINDLES
(2)
Sentenced to Reporting Probation for a term of 5 years as to Counts One, Two and Three to run concurrently with each other. Total Assessment of $1,200.00 and Total Restitution of $4,706,738.00
18:1956-3300.F MONEY LAUNDERING - INTERSTATE COMMERCE. Forfeiture
(3)
Sentenced to Reporting Probation for a term of 5 years as to Counts One, Two and Three to run concurrently with each other. Total Assessment of $1,200.00 and Total Restitution of $4,706,738.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Claimant
Linda Tankersley represented byKenneth Joseph Kukec
2 South Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 2600
Miami, FL 33131-1802
305-358-2000
Fax: 305-358-1233
Email: kukec@bellsouth.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained


Plaintiff
USA represented byEdward R. Ryan
United States Attorney's Office
99 NE 4 Street
Miami, FL 33132
305-961-9405
Fax: 530-6168
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Gregory A. Ashe
Federal Trade Commission
601 New Jersey Avenue NW
Room NJ2122
Washington, DC 20001
202-326-3719
Fax: 326-2558
Email: gashe@ftc.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/11/20031INFORMATION as to Think Achievement (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3 (Criminal Category 1) (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/11/2003)
02/11/2003  Magistrate identification: Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/11/2003)
03/07/20032NOTICE of Hearing as to Think Achievement : setting Change of Plea Hearing for 10:30 3/28/03 for Think Achievement before Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/10/2003)
03/18/20033NOTICE of Hearing as to Think Achievement : resetting Change of Plea Hearing for 10:30 3/31/03 for Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/19/2003)
03/20/20034NOTICE of Hearing as to Think Achievement : resetting Change of Plea Hearing for 10:30 4/1/03 for Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/20/2003)
04/01/20035MOTION by Think Achievement for James G. Richmond to appear pro hac vice (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/01/2003)
04/01/2003  Filing Fee Paid by Think Achievement FILING FEE $ 75.00 for Attorney Admission RECEIPT # 527637 for James G. Richmond (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/01/2003)
04/01/20036NOTICE of Appearance for Think Achievement by Attorney James G. Richmond (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/01/2003)
04/01/20037WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/20038Minutes of initial appearance held on 4/1/03 before Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow as to Think Achievement ; Court Reporter Name or Tape #: 03-020 2195-2403 (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/20039ORDER on Initial Appearance as to Think Achievement Bond set to $ 5,000 PSB for Think Achievement., , ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow on 4/1/03) Tape # 03-020 CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200310UNOPPOSED MOTION by USA as to Think Achievement for a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200311PRELIMINARY ORDER as to Think Achievement for Forfeiture [10-1] motion for a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture as to Think Achievement (1) ( Signed by Judge William J. Zloch on 4/1/03) [EOD Date: 4/2/03] CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200312ORDER RE: STATUS CONFERENCE, SPEEDY TRIAL, PRETRIAL MATTERS as to Think Achievement ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow on 4/1/03) [EOD Date: 4/2/03] CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200313STANDING DISCOVERY ORDER as to Think Achievement all motions concerning matters not covered by this order must be filed within 28 days of this order ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow on 4/1/03) CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200314OFFER OF PROOF by USA as to Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200315Minutes of plea held on 4/1/03 before Judge William J. Zloch as to Think Achievement ; GUILTY: Think Achievement (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3 Court Reporter Name or Tape #: Carl Schanzleh (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200316Plea Agreement as to Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/01/200317NOTICE of Hearing as to Think Achievement : setting Sentencing for 9:30 7/11/03 for Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
04/02/200318 PERSONAL SURETY BOND entered by Think Achievement in Amount $ 5,000 Approved by Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow . (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/03/2003)
04/08/200319ORDER as to Think Achievement granting [5-1] motion for James G. Richmond to appear pro hac vice as to Think Achievement (1) ( Signed by Judge William J. Zloch on 4/8/03) [EOD Date: 4/9/03] CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/09/2003)
04/11/200320RETURN OF SERVICE as to Think Achievement executed on 4/4/03 Re: Order of Forfeiture on Property. (mh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/14/2003)
04/16/200321Proof of publication of notice of forfeiture as to Think Achievement from the: Miami Daily Business Review dated: 4/10/03 Response deadline is 5/10/03 (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/17/2003)
04/17/200322Mail returned as undeliverable (DE 2 ) as to James Richmond, counsel for defendant Think Achievement (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/17/2003)
05/02/200323SWORN CLAIM and Petition for Third-Party Ancillary Hearing by Linda Tankersley as to Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/05/2003)
05/14/200324MOTION by USA as to Think Achievement for order permitting discovery of third-party petitioner Linda Tankersly (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/15/2003)
05/19/200325ORDER as to Think Achievement granting [24-1] motion for order permitting discovery of third-party petitioner Linda Tankersly as to Think Achievement (1) ( Signed by Judge William J. Zloch on 5/19/03) [EOD Date: 5/20/03] CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/20/2003)
05/21/200326NOTICE of Hearing as to Think Achievement : setting hearing for 9:30 6/13/03 for Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/22/2003)
05/28/200327MOTION with Memorandum in Support by Think Achievement for reconsideration of [25-1] order (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/29/2003)
05/29/200328NOTICE of Hearing as to Think Achievement: Reset hearing re: Linda Tankersley's sworn claim and petition for third party ancillary for 11:00 6/30/03 for Think Achievement before Judge William J. Zloch (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/30/2003)
06/03/200329RESPONSE by USA as to Linda Tankersley in opposition to [27-1] motion for reconsideration of [25-1] order (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/04/2003)
06/09/200330REPLY by Linda Tankersley to response to [27-1] motion for reconsideration of [25-1] order (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/10/2003)
06/11/200331ORDER as to Think Achievement granting in part, denying in part [27-1] motion for reconsideration of [25-1] order as to Think Achievement (1) ( Signed by Judge William J. Zloch on 6/11/03) [EOD Date: 6/11/03] CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/11/2003)
06/11/200332NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal of Claim by Linda Tankersley (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/12/2003)
06/12/200333NOTICE of Cancellation as to Linda Tankersley (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/13/2003)
07/11/200334Minutes of Sentencing held on 7/11/03 before Judge William J. Zloch as to Think Achievement ; Court Reporter Name or Tape #: Anita LaRocca (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/14/2003)
07/11/200335FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORFEITURE of Condominium at 5550 Heron Point Drive, Unit 1601, Naples, Florida as to Think Achievement for amount of $304,157.92 ( Signed by Judge William J. Zloch on 7/11/03) [EOD Date: 7/14/03] CCAP/M (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/14/2003)
07/11/200336MOTION by USA for Final Order of Forfeiture (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/14/2003)
07/11/2003  Sentencing held Think Achievement (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3 (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/23/2003)
07/22/200337JUDGMENT as to Think Achievement (1) count(s) 1, 2 , 3 . Sentenced to Reporting Probation for a term of 5 years as to Counts One, Two and Three to run concurrently with each other. Total Assessment of $1,200.00 and Total Restitution of $4,706,738.00 ( Signed by Judge William J. Zloch on 7/22/03) [EOD Date: 7/23/03] CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/23/2003)
07/24/200338Judgment Returned Executed as to Think Achievement (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/24/2003)