CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Southern District of Florida (West Palm Beach)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 9:05-cr-80007-DTKH-1


Case title: USA v. Thriftway of Pahokee, et al

Date Filed: 01/14/2005
Date Terminated: 02/10/2006

Assigned to: Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley

Defendant (1)
Thriftway of Pahokee, Inc.
TERMINATED: 03/21/2006
represented byJohn F. Tierney , III
Tierney & Haughwout
324 Datura Street
Suite 250
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5416
561-655-7601
Fax: 655-7344
TERMINATED: 03/21/2006
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
31:5324.F STRUCTURING TRANSACTION EVADE REPORT
(1s-5s)
Assessment $1000.00. Fine $100,000.00. A lump sum payment of $101,000.00 is due immediately.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
31:5332.F BULK CASH SMUGGLING INTO OR OUT OF THE UNITED STATES
(1)
dismissed
31:5313.F REPORT ON COINS/CURRENCY TRANSACTIONS
(2)
dismissed
31:5313.F REPORT ON COINS/CURRENCY TRANSACTIONS
(3-17)
dismissed

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byEloisa Delgado Fernandez
United States Attorney's Office
99 NE 4 Street
Miami, FL 33132
305-961-9025
Fax: 536-4675
Email: eloisa.d.fernandez@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
01/13/2005MOTION by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok to seal case (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/13/2005ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok granting [1-1] motion to seal case as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1), Ahmad Kahok (2), Waseem Kahook (3), Jamil Kahok (4) ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 1/13/05) [EOD Date: 1/20/05] CCAP (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/13/2005INDICTMENT as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3-17, Ahmad Kahok (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3-17, 18, 19-23, Waseem Kahook (3) count(s) 1, Jamil Kahok (4) count(s) 1, 18, 19-23 (Criminal Category 2) Magistrate Judge Vitunac (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/13/2005SUMMONS(ES) issued for Thriftway of Pahokee Initial Appearance set for 1/19/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee before Duty Magistrate (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/14/2005PROTECTIVE ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 1/14/05) [EOD Date: 1/20/05] CCAP (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/14/2005MOTION by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee for protective order (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/14/200510 ORDER RE: SEALED FILINGS as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok; case is sealed until the arrest of the first defendant ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 1/14/05) [EOD Date: 1/20/05] CCAP (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/18/200511 NOTICE OF LIS PENDENS by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Jamil Kahok re: 181 Rardin Avenue, Pahokee, FL. Grantees: Thriftway of Pahokee, Inc., a Florida Corp., Naim Kahook and Ahmad Kahook (wc, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/20/2005)
01/19/200512 MOTION by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok to Unseal (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
01/19/200513 ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok to Unseal [12-1] motion to Unseal as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1), Ahmad Kahok (2), Waseem Kahook (3), Jamil Kahok (4) ( Signed by Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins on 1/19/05) [EOD Date: 1/21/05] CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
01/19/200514 Minutes of Initial Hearing held on 1/19/05 before Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins as to Thriftway of Pahokee ; Court Reporter Name or Tape #: JMH-05-01-2626 & 05-02 &Recall (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
01/19/200518 NOTICE of Temporary Appearance for Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok by Attorney Larry Donald Murrell Jr. (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
01/19/200519 ORDER on Initial Appearance as to Thriftway of Pahokee Arraignment set for 11:00 1/31/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee ; Report re counsel set for 11:00 1/31/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee ;, , ( Signed by Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins on 1/19/05) Tape # JMH-05-01-2626 CCAP (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/21/2005)
01/21/200523 AGREED NOTICE OF NEBBIA COMPLIANCE by Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok, USA (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/24/2005)
01/27/200528 NOTICE of Hearing as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok : resetting Report re counsel for 10:00 1/31/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/27/2005)
01/27/200529 AMENDED NOTICE of Hearing as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok : resetting Arraignment for 11:00 1/31/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins (lh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/28/2005)
02/01/200530 Minutes of Report Re Counsel/Arraignment NOT held on 1/31/05 before Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins as to Thriftway of Pahokee ; resetting Report re counsel for 2/14/05 @ 10:00 AM before Duty Magistrate , reset Arraignment for 2/14/05 @ 10:00 AM before Duty Magistrate Court Reporter Name or Tape #: JMH-05-8-1924 (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/01/2005)
02/07/200549 NOTICE OF LIS PENDENS by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Jamil Kahok re: 181 Rardin Avenue, Pahokee, West Palm Beach County, Florida. Grantees: Thriftway of Pahokee, Inc., a Florida Corp, Naim Kahook and Ahmad Kahok (gz, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/09/2005)
02/14/200551 Minutes of Status Re Counsel held on 2/14/05 before Ch. Magistrate Judge Ann E. Vitunac as to Thriftway of Pahokee reset Report re counsel for 3/7/05 at 10:00 am before Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins , and reset Arraignment for 3/7/05 at 10:00 am before Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins Tape #: AEV 05-7-275 (sg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/15/2005)
02/23/200552 MOTION by Thriftway of Pahokee to amend [9-1] motion for protective order in order to obtain counsel (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/23/2005)
02/28/200559 Speedy Trial Report by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee (cj, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/04/2005)
02/28/200560 Speedy Trial Report by USA as to Jamil Kahok (cj, Deputy Clerk) Modified on 03/11/2005 (Entered: 03/04/2005)
03/01/200564 ORDER SETTING STATUS CONFERENCE: ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok set status conference for 9:00 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 3/1/05) [EOD Date: 3/4/05] CCAP (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/04/2005)
03/02/200555 MOTION by Thriftway of Pahokee to continue arraignment currently set for 3/7/05 (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2005)
03/02/200556 ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee granting [55-1] motion to continue arraignment currently set for 3/7/05 as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1) RESET for Arraignment for 9:30 3/14/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee before Duty Magistrate ( Signed by Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins on 3/2/05) [EOD Date: 3/3/05] CCAP (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/03/2005)
03/04/200569 ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok granting [52-1] motion to amend [9-1] motion for protective order in order to obtain counsel as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1) ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 3/4/05) [EOD Date: 3/9/05] CCAP (cj, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/09/2005)
03/07/200567 PRETRIAL ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee ( Signed by Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins on 3/7/05) [EOD Date: 3/7/05] CCAP (cg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/07/2005)
03/07/200572 MOTION by Thriftway of Pahokee to reset arraignment (cj, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/11/2005)
03/14/200575 Minutes of Arraignment held on 3/14/05 before Magistrate Frank J. Lynch as to Thriftway of Pahokee ; Court Reporter Name or Tape #: 05-14/FJL/891 (cg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2005)
03/14/200576 NOTICE of Appearance for Thriftway of Pahokee by Attorney John F. Tierney III (cg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2005)
03/14/200577 ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION SHEET for Thriftway of Pahokee (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3-17 NOT GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to all counts. Court accepts plea. (cg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2005)
03/14/200578 STANDING DISCOVERY ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee all motions concerning matters not covered by this order must be filed within 28 days of this order ( Signed by Magistrate Frank J. Lynch on 3/14/05) CCAP (cg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2005)
03/15/200574 RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2005)
03/17/200581 Speedy Trial Report by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/21/2005)
03/22/200584 Speedy Trial Report by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/23/2005)
03/22/200587 GOVERNMENT'S THIRD SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/23/2005)
03/24/200588 ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok set Jury trial for 7/5/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley , and set calendar call for 2:00 6/24/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 3/24/05) [EOD Date: 3/25/05] CCAP (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/25/2005)
06/13/200594 NOTICE purusant to Federal Rule of Evidnece 902, of by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/14/2005)
06/14/200595 AGREED MOTION by Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok to continue trial (cj, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/15/2005)
06/16/200596 ORDER ON AGREED MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE: ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok granting [95-1] motion to continue trial as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1), Ahmad Kahok (2), Waseem Kahook (3), Jamil Kahok (4) set calendar call for 2:00 9/23/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley in Fort Lauderdale (Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 6/16/05) [EOD Date: 6/17/05] CCAP (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/17/2005)
08/11/200598 Plea Agreement as to Jamil Kahok (rb, Deputy Clerk) Modified on 08/23/2005 (Entered: 08/15/2005)
08/11/2005103 SUPERSEDING INFORMATION as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1) count(s) 1s-5s (Criminal Category 1) Magistrate Judge Ann E. Vitunac (Former Deputy Clerk) Modified on 09/22/2005 (Entered: 08/16/2005)
08/15/2005101 Plea Agreement as to Thriftway of Pahokee (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/15/2005)
09/06/2005104 MOTION by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee for a preliminary order of Forfeiture (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/07/2005)
09/26/2005108 MOTION by Thriftway of Pahokee for modification of Ex-parte Protective order modification of EX-Parte (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/27/2005109 NOTICE of Hearing as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Waseem Kahook: set Arraignment on the Superseding Indictment for 10:00 9/30/05 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Waseem Kahook before Duty Magistrate (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/30/2005110 Minutes of Arraignment on Superseding Information held on 9/30/05 before Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins as to Thriftway of Pahokee; Tape #: JMH-05-44-1834 (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2005)
09/30/2005111 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Thriftway of Pahokee (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2005)
09/30/2005112 ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION SHEET for Thriftway of Pahokee (1) count(s) 1s-5s NOT GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to all counts. Court accepts plea. (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2005)
09/30/2005116 STANDING DISCOVERY ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Waseem Kahook all motions concerning matters not covered by this order must be filed within 28 days of this order ( Signed by Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins on 9/30/05) CCAP (ck, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2005)
10/04/2005117 PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to Thriftway of Pahokee for Forfeiture ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/03/05) [EOD Date: 10/6/05] CCAP (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/06/2005)
10/05/2005118 ORDER MODIFYING PROTECTIVE ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/04/05) [EOD Date: 10/6/05] CCAP (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/06/2005)
10/05/2005  PLEA entered by Thriftway of Pahokee . Court accepts plea. GUILTY: Thriftway of Pahokee (1) count(s) 1s-5s (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
10/06/2005119 Minutes of change of plea held on 10/05/05 before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok ; Court Reporter Name or Tape #: Pauline Stipes (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/07/2005)
10/07/2005120 FIRST AMENDED MOTION by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee for preliminary order of Forfeiture (dj, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/11/2005)
10/14/2005121 PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to Thriftway of Pahokee for Forfeiture $100,000.00 ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/13/05) [EOD Date: 10/17/05] CCAP (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/17/2005)
10/18/2005122 NOTICE of Hearing as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok : Setting Sentencing for 9:00 1/6/06 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/19/2005)
11/18/2005123 Proof of publication as to Thriftway of Pahokee from the: Miami Daily Business Review dated: 11/16/05 Response deadline is 12/16/05 (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/21/2005)
01/25/2006129 Proof of publication as to Thriftway of Pahokee from the: Palm Beach Daily Business Review dated: 1/18/06 Response deadline is 2/18/06 (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/30/2006)
02/02/2006130 NOTICE of Hearing as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Waseem Kahook, Jamil Kahok : Resetting Sentencing for 1:30 2/10/06 for Thriftway of Pahokee, for Ahmad Kahok, for Waseem Kahook, for Jamil Kahok before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/03/2006)
02/10/2006  Sentencing held before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley Thriftway of Pahokee (1) count(s) 1s-5s (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
02/27/2006131 NOTICE OF LIS PENDENS by USA re: 181 Rardin Avenue Pahokee, Wes. Grantees: Thriftway Pahokee, Inc., Naim Kahook and Ahmad Kahok (kw, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/27/2006)
03/08/2006135 Minutes of Sentencing Hearing held on 2/10/06 before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley as to Thriftway of Pahokee ; Court Reporter Name or Tape #: Pauline Stipes (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/08/2006)
03/15/2006139 JUDGMENT as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1) count(s) 1s-5s. Assessment $1000.00. Fine $100,000.00. A lump sum payment of $101,000.00 is due immediately. Count(s) 1, 2 , 3 -17 dismissed (Signed by Judge T. K. Hurley on 3/8/06) [EOD Date: 3/21/06] CCAP (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
04/03/2006143 RETURN OF SERVICE as to Thriftway of Pahokee executed on 3/2/06 Re: Preliminary Order. (bb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/04/2006)
04/03/2006144 RETURN OF SERVICE as to Thriftway of Pahokee executed on 3/2/06 Re: Cashier's Check. (bb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/04/2006)
05/12/2006151 MOTION by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee for entry of final order of Forfeiture (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/12/2006)
05/16/2006152 FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE as to Thriftway of Pahokee ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 5/15/06) [EOD Date: 5/17/06] CCAP (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/17/2006)
08/25/2006154 MOTION by USA as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Jamil Kahok for release of protective order (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/28/2006)
08/31/2006155 ORDER as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Ahmad Kahok, Jamil Kahok granting [154-1] motion for release of protective order as to Thriftway of Pahokee (1), Ahmad Kahok (2), Jamil Kahok (4) ( Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 8/29/06) [EOD Date: 9/1/06] CCAP (rb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/01/2006)
10/22/2006156 ENDORSED ORDER denying as moot 151 Government's Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to Thriftway of Pahokee, Inc. (1). This action is necessitated by the clerk's failure to terminate the motion when the court entered an order of forfeiture. Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/22/2006. (DTKH) (Entered: 10/22/2006)