TERMED

U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana [LIVE]
USDC Northern Indiana (Hammond)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:01-cr-00039-JTM-APR-1


Case title: USA v. Vegas Amusements Inc
Other court case number: Archive Info 021-08-0029 28 of 54 880981-881034FAN

Date Filed: 03/19/2001
Date Terminated: 07/17/2001

Assigned to: Senior Judge James T Moody
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Andrew P Rodovich

Defendant (1)
Vegas Amusements Inc
TERMINATED: 07/17/2001
represented byJeffrey B Steinback
53 W Jackson Blvd Suite 1420
Chicago, IL 60604
847-624-9600
Fax: 312-939-3654
Email: jbs.law@comcast.net
TERMINATED: 07/17/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1955 & 2 ILLEGAL GAMBLING & AIDING & ABETTING
(1)
Dft corporation sentenced to probation of one year. Fine of $40,000.00. The fine including any interest required by law shall be paid in equal monthly installments of $3,334.00 over a period of 12 months to begin immediately. Special assess ment of $200.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byPhilip Craig Benson - AUSA
US Attorney's Office - Ham/IN
5400 Federal Plaza Suite 1500
Hammond, IN 46320
219-937-5500
Fax: 219-852-2770
Email: philip.benson@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
03/16/2001INFORMATION by USA. Vegas Amusements Inc (1) count(s) 1 (sda) (Entered: 03/19/2001)
03/16/2001PRAECIPE for summons by plaintiff USA (sda) (Entered: 03/19/2001)
03/16/2001  SUMMONS issued as to Vegas Amusements Inc ; initial appearance set for 1:00 3/29/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc (sda) (Entered: 03/19/2001)
03/16/2001PLEA Agreement as to Vegas Amusements Inc (sda) (Entered: 03/19/2001)
03/20/2001MINUTES: before Judge James T. Moody ; plea hearing set for 1:30 3/29/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc (cc: all counsel) (nac) (Entered: 03/20/2001)
03/27/2001MINUTES: before Judge James T. Moody ;change of plea hearing set for 10:00 4/5/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc (cc: all counsel) (sda) (Entered: 03/27/2001)
03/27/2001MINUTES: before Mag Judge Andrew P. Rodovich ;initial appearance set for 9:00 4/5/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc (cc: all counsel) (sda) (Entered: 03/27/2001)
03/30/2001SUMMONS executed on 3/20/01 as to Vegas Amusements Inc (sda) (Entered: 03/30/2001)
04/04/2001MOTION to continue plea hearing by Vegas Amusements Inc (sda) (Entered: 04/04/2001)
04/04/2001ORDER by Judge James T. Moody granting motion to continue plea hearing [8-1] ; change of plea hearing set for 9:30 4/25/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc (cc: all counsel) (sda) (Entered: 04/04/2001)
04/05/200110 MOTION to continue initial appearance and arraignment by Vegas Amusements Inc (sda) (Entered: 04/05/2001)
04/05/200111 ORDER by Mag Judge Andrew P. Rodovich granting motion to continue initial appearance and arraignment [10-1] ; initial appearance for 9:00 4/25/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc before Mag Judge Andrew P. Rodovich ;arraignment set for 9:00 4/25/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc before Mag Judge Andrew P. Rodovich (cc: all counsel) (sda) (Entered: 04/09/2001)
04/12/200112 APPEARANCE for defendant Vegas Amusements Inc by Attorney Jeffrey B. Steinback (sda) (Entered: 04/16/2001)
04/25/200113 MINUTES: INITIAL APPEARANCE held 4/25/01 before Mag Judge Andrew P. Rodovich. initial appearance of Vegas Amusements Inc ; with counsel , Jeffrey Steinback. Paolo Valente, Pres of dft Vegas Amusement Inc is present. He has been authorized by Corp to sign all documents. Govt rep by Gary Bell, AUSA. Waiver of Indictment filed. Bond set in the amt of $20,000 Unsecured without supervision. Change of Plea hrg to be held this date before Judge Moody. (jrh) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/25/200114 BOND Posted ( $20,000 Unsecured) for Vegas Amusements Inc Unsupervised. (jrh) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/25/200115 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT executed on 4/25/01 by defendant Vegas Amusements Inc (jrh) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
04/25/200116 MINUTES: PLEA HEARING held for Vegas Amusements before Judge James T. Moody on 4/25/01. Govt present by Philip Benson, AUSA. Dft corporation appears by Atty Jeffrey Steinback and Paolo Valente, President. Also present Guiseppe Talarico, Secretary of corporation and Attorney James S. Montana, Jr. Dft corporation advised of rights re: waiver of Indictment. Dft corporation advised of Constitutional rights, charges and penalties. Dft corporation pleads guilty to count 1 of the Information. Court orders judgment of guilty entered upon the dft corporation plea of guilty to count 1 of the Information. Plea of guilty is accepted by the Court. Court reserves acceptance of plea agreement pending a review of the Presentence Investigation Report. Referred to U.S. Probation Office for Presentence Investigation Report. Sentencing set for 1:00 7/10/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc before Judge James T. Moody. Sharon Boleck-Mroz, Crt Rptr. (nac) Modified on 04/27/2001 (Entered: 04/27/2001)
04/27/200117 MINUTES: before Judge James T. Moody ;sentencing set for 1:00 7/10/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc (cc: all counsel) (nac) (Entered: 04/27/2001)
07/06/200118 MOTION to continue sentencing by Vegas Amusements Inc (kjp) (Entered: 07/09/2001)
07/10/200119 ORDER by Judge James T. Moody granting motion to continue sentencing [18-1] ;sentencing reset for 2:00 7/17/01 for Vegas Amusements Inc (cc: all counsel) (kjp) (Entered: 07/11/2001)
07/17/200120 MINUTES: DISPOSITION for dft corporation Vegas Amusements, Inc. before Judge James T. Moody on 7/17/01. Govt present by Philip Benson, AUSA. Dft corporation appears by Atty Jeffrey Steinback. Court accepts plea agreement. Sentencing dft corporation Vegas Amusements Inc (1) count(s) 1: Dft corporation sentenced to probation of one year. Fine of $40,000.00. The fine including any interest required by law shall be paid in equal monthly installments of $3,334.00 over a period of 12 months to begin immediately. Special assessment of $200.00. Sharon Boleck-Mroz, Crt Rptr. (nac) (Entered: 07/18/2001)
07/17/200121 JUDGMENT and Commitment issued to U.S. Marshal as to Vegas Amusements Inc case terminated by Judge James T. Moody (cc: all cnsl,USM,USPO) (kjp) (Entered: 07/19/2001)
06/09/200922TRANSCRIPT of Sentencing as to Vegas Amusements Inc held on 7/17/01, before Judge James T Moody. Court Reporter Sharon Boleck-Mroz, Telephone number 219-852-6728. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be is hereby given that an official transcript of a proceeding has been filed by the court reporter in the above-captioned matter. The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the Court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. Within 21 days of the filing of the transcript, a Redaction Request - Transcript shall be e-filed with the Court. Access to this request will be restricted to the Court and the attorneys of record in the case. If no such Notice and Redaction Request are filed, the transcript may be made remotely, electronically available to the public without redaction. Any party needing a copy of the transcript to review for redaction purposes may purchase a copy from the Court Reporter. Counsel are strongly urged to share this notice with all clients so that an informed decision about the inclusion of certain materials may be made. The responsibility for redacting these personal identifiers rests solely with counsel and the parties. The Clerk and Court Reporter will not review each transcript for compliance with this rule.

Notice of Intent to Redact due 6/18/2009. Redaction Request due 6/30/2009. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 7/10/2009. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 9/8/2009. (mc) (Entered: 06/09/2009)