U.S. District Court
District of New Jersey [LIVE] (Trenton)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:09-cr-00856-JAP All Defendants


Case title: USA v. YEH et al

Date Filed: 11/18/2009

Assigned to: Judge Joel A. Pisano

Defendant (1)
JOHN T.C. YEH
TERMINATED: 12/01/2011
represented byPAUL KEMP
COUNSEL NOT ADMITTED TO USDC-NJ BAR
PAUL KEMP, ESQUIRE
33 WOOD LANE
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
301-762-1696
Email: pfk@eqkmrh.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1349 CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MAIL FRAUD
(4)
108 months of imprisonment imposed with credit received during revocation of bail,as well as, with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Fine: waived. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Special assessment: $100 (due immediately). Government dismissed pending counts.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES & TO CAUSE THE SUBMISSIONS OF FALSE CLAIMS
(1)
DISMISSED.
18:287 & FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS
(2-3)
DISMISSED.
18:1341 MAIL FRAUD
(5-6)
DISMISSED.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Joel A. Pisano

Defendant (2)
JOSEPH YEH
TERMINATED: 12/01/2011
represented bySTANLEY J. REED
COUNSEL NOT ADMITTED TO USDC-NJ BAR
LERCH EARLY & BREWER, CHARTERED
3 BETHESDA METRO CENTER
SUITE 460
BETHESDA, MD 20814
301-986-1300
Email: sjreed@lerchearly.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1349 CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MAIL FRAUD
(4)
55 months of imprisonment with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Fine: waived. Special assessment: $100 (due immediately)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES & TO CAUSE THE SUBMISSIONS OF FALSE CLAIMS
(1)
DISMISSED.
18:287 & FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS
(2-3)
DISMISSED.
18:1341 MAIL FRAUD
(5-6)
DISMISSED.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Joel A. Pisano

Defendant (3)
ANTHONY MOWL represented byALLEN ORENBERG
ALLEN ORENBERG, ESQUIRE
11200 ROCKVILLE PIKE
SUITE 300
NORTH BETHSEDA, MD 20852
301-984-8005
Email: aorenberg@orenberglaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: CJA Appointment

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES & TO CAUSE THE SUBMISSIONS OF FALSE CLAIMS
(1)
18:1349 CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MAIL FRAUD
(4)
18:1341 MAIL FRAUD
(5-6)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Joel A. Pisano

Defendant (4)
DONALD TROPP
TERMINATED: 03/23/2012
represented byARUN LAVINE
Nerwinski, Dember & Fox, LLC
600 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
609-530-9301
Email: adlavine@aol.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: CJA Appointment

CHRISTOPHER HOSTAGE
CHRISTOPHER HOSTAGE, ESQUIRE
30 COURTHOUSE SQUARE
SUITE 305
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
301-738-3205
Email: tydatty@aol.com
TERMINATED: 11/17/2011
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1349 CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MAIL FRAUD
(4)
Probation - 5 years, with special condition. Restitution- $2,500,000 (interest waived). Fine: Waived. Special Assessment - $100

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES & TO CAUSE THE SUBMISSIONS OF FALSE CLAIMS
(1)
Dismissed.
18:1341 MAIL FRAUD
(5-6)
Dismissed.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Joel A. Pisano

Defendant (5)
VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
TERMINATED: 12/05/2011
represented byTIMOTHY JOSEPH SULLIVAN
BRENNAN SULLIVAN & MCKENNA LLP
6305 IVY LANE
SUITE 700
GREENBELT, MD 20770
301-474-0044
Email: tsullivan@bsm-legal.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1349 CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MAIL FRAUD
(4)
1 year of probation imposed with standard conditions. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived).Fine: waived. Special assessment: $100 (due immediately)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES & TO CAUSE THE SUBMISSIONS OF FALSE CLAIMS
(1)
DISMISSED.
18:287 & FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS
(2-3)
DISMISSED.
18:1341 MAIL FRAUD
(5-6)
DISMISSED.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byHANK BOND WALTHER
Jones Day
51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Room 328
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-2113
202-879-3432
Fax: 202-626-1700
Email: hwalther@jonesday.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

ROBERT AUGUSTINE ZINK
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
CRIMINAL DIVISION
FRAUD SECTION
1400 NEW YORK AVENUE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20005
202-616-0429
Email: robert.zink@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

BRIGHAM Q. CANNON
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
CRIMINAL DIVISION, FRAUD SECTION
1400 NEW YORK AVENUE NW
THIRD FLOOR
WASHINGTON, DC 20005
202-307-0593
Email: brigham.cannon@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 01/01/2011
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/18/2009INDICTMENT as to JOHN T.C. YEH (1) count(s) 1, 2-3, 4, 5-6, JOSEPH YEH (2) count(s) 1, 2-3, 4, 5-6, ANTHONY MOWL (3) count(s) 1, 4, 5-6, DONALD TROPP (4) count(s) 1, 4, 5-6, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (5) count(s) 1, 2-3, 4, 5-6. (DS) (Entered: 11/23/2009)
11/18/2009  Notice of Allocation and Assignment setting Arraignment as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Arraignment set for 12/14/2009 & 12/15/2009 at 11:30 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 11/23/2009)
11/18/2009Order to Seal Case as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider on 11/18/2009. (DS) (Entered: 11/23/2009)
11/23/2009  Case unsealed as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (DS) (Entered: 11/23/2009)
11/27/2009NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE HANK BOND WALTHER appearing for USA. (WALTHER, HANK) (Entered: 11/27/2009)
12/08/2009NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: PAUL KEMP appearing for JOHN T.C. YEH. (gxh) (Entered: 12/08/2009)
12/11/2009NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: STANLEY REED appearing for JOSEPH YEH (DS) (Entered: 12/11/2009)
12/14/200910 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert:Bond Hearing as to JOHN T.C. YEH held on 12/14/2009 (Court Reporter/Recorder Digitally Recorded.) (ce3) (Entered: 12/14/2009)
12/14/200911 AMENDED ORDER Setting Conditions of Release. Signed by Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert on 12/14/2009. (ce3) (Entered: 12/14/2009)
12/14/200912 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: CHRISTOPHER HOSTAGE appearing for DONALD TROPP (DS) (Entered: 12/14/2009)
12/14/200913 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Arraignment as to JOHN T.C. YEH (1) Count 1,2-3,4,5-6 and JOSEPH YEH (2) Count 1,2-3,4,5-6 and ANTHONY MOWL (3) Count 1,4,5-6 and DONALD TROPP (4) Count 1,4,5-6 and VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (5) Count 1,2-3,4,5-6 held on 12/14/2009. In Chambers Conference as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. held on 12/14/2009. Jury trial set for 2/22/2010, pretrial motions due: 1/11/2010, opposition due: 1/25/2010, and pretrial motion hearing set 2/8/2010 at 10:00 a.m. (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 12/14/2009)
12/14/200914 CJA 20 as to ANTHONY MOWL: Appointment of Attorney ALLEN ORENBERG for ANTHONY MOWL. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/14/2009. Modified on 12/17/2009 (DS). (Entered: 12/15/2009)
12/14/200915 ORDER for Discovery and Inspection as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.; Pretrial motions to be filed by 1/11/10; motion hrg date 2/8/10; and trial date 2/22/10;. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/14/09. (lk) (Entered: 12/15/2009)
12/15/200916 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: ALLEN ORENBERG appearing for ANTHONY MOWL (ORENBERG, ALLEN) (Entered: 12/15/2009)
12/17/200917 ORDER granting leave as to DONALD TROPP to travel from 12/23/09 through 12/28/09. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/17/09. (lk) (Entered: 12/17/2009)
12/23/200918 ORDER that the Deft John T.C. Yeh's passport be released by the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Southern Division) to Stanley J. Reed, Esq. or an authorized representative of his law firm for the period of December 28, 2009 through December 31, 2009 for the express and sole purpose of permitting the passport to be presented to the Social Security Administration so that Mr. Yeh can complete his application for Medicare benefits. Signed by Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert on 12/23/2009. (gxh) (Entered: 12/23/2009)
12/23/200919 ORDER that the Deft JOSEPH YEH's passport be released by the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Southern Division) to Stanley J. Reed, Esq. or an authorized representative of his law firm for the period of December 28, 2009 through December 31, 2009 for the express and sole purpose of permitting the passport to be presented to the Social Security Administration so that Mr. Yeh can complete his application for Medicare benefits. Signed by Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert on 12/23/2009. (gxh) (Entered: 12/28/2009)
12/28/2009  CLERK'S NOTE: Docket entry 18 filed by the Clerk's Office on 12/23/2009 was docketed in error. (gxh) (Entered: 12/28/2009)
12/31/200920 (AMENDED) Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Arraignment Hearing held on 12/31/2009 (Court Reporter/Recorder J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 12/31/2009)
01/05/201021 Joint MOTION for Speedy Trial Extension by USA as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. (CANNON, BRIGHAM) (Entered: 01/05/2010)
01/08/201022 ORDER extending timeline set forth in the Order for Discovery and Inspection for 90 days as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 1/6/2010. (ss, ) (Entered: 01/08/2010)
01/13/201023 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Change of Plea Hearing as to ANTHONY MOWL & DONALD TROPP held on 1/13/2010, Plea entered by ANTHONY MOWL (3): Guilty Count 4, and DONALD TROPP (4): Guilty Count 4. Sentencing set for 6/28/2010 10:30 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 01/13/2010)
01/13/201024 APPLICATION for permission to enter Plea of guilty as to ANTHONY MOWL. (DS) (Entered: 01/13/2010)
01/13/201025 PLEA AGREEMENT as to ANTHONY MOWL (DS) (Entered: 01/13/2010)
01/13/201026 APPLICATION for permission to enter Plea of guilty as to DONALD TROPP. (DS) (Entered: 01/13/2010)
01/13/201027 PLEA AGREEMENT as to DONALD TROPP (DS) (Entered: 01/13/2010)
02/03/201028 Consent MOTION to Travel Outside the United States by ANTHONY MOWL. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(ORENBERG, ALLEN) (Entered: 02/03/2010)
02/03/201029 ORDER granting 28 Motion to Travel as to ANTHONY MOWL (3). Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 2/3/10. (lk) (Entered: 02/03/2010)
02/24/201030 APPLICATION/PETITION on consent for travel outside of Maryland (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(lk) (Entered: 02/25/2010)
03/01/201031 ORDER granting application for deft. to travel provided complys with terms as directed by Pre-trial as to DONALD TROPP. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 3/1/10. (lk) (Entered: 03/01/2010)
04/19/201032 Transcript of CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING as to ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP held on 1/13/2010, before Judge JOEL A. PISANO. Court Reporter/Transcriber JOANNE M. CARUSO, Telephone number (908) 334-2472. NOTICE REGARDING REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the Court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this Transcript. Redaction Request due 5/10/2010. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 5/20/2010. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 7/19/2010. (mmh) (Entered: 04/19/2010)
04/20/201033 Rule 5 Documents Received as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, and DONALD TROPP from the District of Maryland. (DS) (Entered: 04/21/2010)
04/20/2010  Arrest of JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP in Maryland on 11/19/2009. (DS) (Entered: 04/21/2010)
05/17/201034 NOTICE Of Change Of Address For Attorney Allen H. Orenberg And The Orenberg Law Firm, P.C., as to ANTHONY MOWL (ORENBERG, ALLEN) (Entered: 05/17/2010)
05/20/201035 Joint MOTION for Speedy Trial Extension by USA as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. (CANNON, BRIGHAM) (Entered: 05/20/2010)
05/25/201036 ORDER that the timeline for Order for Discovery and Inspection be extended to 9/13/2010 at 9:30 a.m. as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 5/24/10. (lk) (Entered: 05/25/2010)
05/26/2010  CLERK'S NOTE: Sentencing date has been POSTPONED as to ANTHONY MOWL & DONALD TROPP - presentence report to be completed upon notification from the government. (DS) (Entered: 05/26/2010)
06/08/201037  MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release FOR JOSEPH YEH by JOSEPH YEH as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(REED, STANLEY) (Entered: 06/08/2010)
06/09/2010  CLERK'S QUALITY CONTROL MESSAGE - The Petition to Modify conditions of Release document 237 filed by S. Reed, Esq. on 6/8/10 was submitted incorrectly as a MOTION. The Clerk will terminate the deadline created by this incorrect filing. FOR FUTURE REFERENCE the correct event under "other documents" selecting "Application/Petition" or "Letter". This submission will remain on the docket unless otherwise ordered by the court. (lk) (Entered: 06/09/2010)
06/10/201038 Certification on behalf of Re QC - Incorrect Event Selected, (REED, STANLEY) (Entered: 06/10/2010)
06/10/201039 Consent MOTION to Travel by ANTHONY MOWL. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit)(ORENBERG, ALLEN) (Entered: 06/10/2010)
06/11/201040 ORDER modiyfing Conditions of Release allowing certain travel. Signed by Magistrate Judge Lois H. Goodman on 6/10/10. (lk) (Entered: 06/11/2010)
07/06/201041 ORDER permitting certain travel as to ANTHONY MOWL. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 7/6/10. (lk) (Entered: 07/07/2010)
09/13/201042  MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney For Defendant Viable Communications, Inc. by Timothy Joseph Sullivan. by VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY) (Entered: 09/13/2010)
09/14/2010  Set Deadlines re Motion in case as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 42 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney For Defendant Viable Communications, Inc. by Timothy Joseph Sullivan.. Motion set for 10/18/2010 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. The motion will be decided on the papers. No appearances required unless notified by the court. (lk) (Entered: 09/14/2010)
09/15/2010  ATTENTION COUNSEL: Motion Hearing as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. re 42 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney For Defendant Viable Communications, Inc. by Timothy Joseph Sullivan SET for 10/28/2010 12:00 PM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. Please confirm receipt of court notice by email or letter (e-file) not later than 9/15/2010. (DS) (Entered: 09/15/2010)
10/21/201043 Letter from Timothy J. Sullivan, Esquire to Court (SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY) (Entered: 10/21/2010)
10/28/201044 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Change of Plea Hearing as to JOSEPH YEH held on 10/28/2010, Plea entered by JOSEPH YEH (2) Guilty Count 4. Sentencing set for 2/9/2011 10:00 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 10/28/2010)
10/28/201045 APPLICATION for permission to enter Plea of guilty as to JOSEPH YEH. (DS) (Entered: 10/28/2010)
10/28/201046 PLEA AGREEMENT as to JOSEPH YEH (DS) (Entered: 10/28/2010)
10/28/201047 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Change of Plea Hearing as to JOHN T.C. YEH held on 10/28/2010, Plea entered by JOHN T.C. YEH (1) Guilty Count 4. Sentencing set for 2/9/2011 10:00 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 10/28/2010)
10/28/201048 APPLICATION for permission to enter Plea of guilty as to JOHN T.C. YEH. (DS) (Entered: 10/28/2010)
10/28/201049 PLEA AGREEMENT as to JOHN T.C. YEH (DS) (Entered: 10/28/2010)
01/06/2011  Oral argument as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. re 42 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney For Defendant Viable Communications, Inc. by Timothy Joseph Sullivan. Motion RESET for 1/24/2011 12:00 PM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. Please confirm receipt of court notice by letter (e-file) not later than 1/7/2011. (DS) (Entered: 01/06/2011)
01/07/201151 Letter from Counsel Confirming Oral Argument on January 24, 2011 (SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY) (Entered: 01/07/2011)
01/09/201152 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE ROBERT AUGUSTINE ZINK appearing for USA. (ZINK, ROBERT) (Entered: 01/09/2011)
01/13/2011  Reset Hearings as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH: Sentencing set for 6/6/2011 09:30 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 01/13/2011)
01/24/201153 Letter (SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY) (Entered: 01/24/2011)
01/24/201154 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Motion Hearing as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. held on 1/24/2011 re 42 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney For Defendant Viable Communications, Inc. by Timothy Joseph Sullivan filed by VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. - Dismissed without prejudice. (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 01/24/2011)
01/24/201155 ORDER dismissing without prejudice 42 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (5). Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 1/24/11. (lk) (Entered: 01/24/2011)
01/28/201156  MOTION to Continue by USA as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(ZINK, ROBERT) (Entered: 01/28/2011)
01/31/2011  CLERK'S QUALITY CONTROL MESSAGE - The Motion document 56 is not a Motion but a Proposed Order submitted by R. Zink, Esq. on 1/28/11 must be executed by a Judicial Officer before filing. Please forward to the appropriate Judicial Officer in accordance with his/her preferred practice as found on our website. This submission will remain on the docket unless otherwise ordered by the court. This message is for informational purposes only. (lk) (Entered: 01/31/2011)
01/31/201157 Letter from Timothy J. Sullivan (SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY) (Entered: 01/31/2011)
01/31/201158 CONTINUANCE ORDER as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.: Time excluded from 1/8/2010 until 6/6/2011; setting Trial for 6/6/2011 at 09:30 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 1/31/2011. (gxh) (Entered: 02/02/2011)
02/14/201159 CONSENT Motion for permission to travel outside State of Maryland (lk) (Entered: 02/17/2011)
02/17/201160 ORDER as to DONALD TROPP granting 59 request for certain travel filed by DONALD TROPP. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 2/15/11. (lk) (lk). (Entered: 02/17/2011)
03/07/201161 PETITION and ORDER for action on conditions of Pretrial Release as to JOHN T.C. YEH; removing the condition that the Defendant have no contact with co-defendants without counsel. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 3/7/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 03/07/2011)
04/07/2011  Reset Hearings as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH: Sentencing set for 6/1/2011 10:00 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 04/07/2011)
04/25/2011  Reset Hearings as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH: Sentencing set for 7/27/2011 09:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 04/25/2011)
05/04/2011  Bail Hearing as to JOHN T.C. YEH set for 5/9/2011 10:30 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 6W before Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert. (DS) (Entered: 05/04/2011)
05/09/201162 PETITION for Action on Conditions of Pretrial Release (ce3) (Entered: 05/09/2011)
05/09/201163 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert:Bond Review Hearing as to JOHN T.C. YEH held on 5/9/2011. Defendant remanded to custody. (Digitally Recorded.) (ce3) (Entered: 05/09/2011)
05/09/201164 ORDER OF DETENTION as to JOHN T.C. YEH. Signed by Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert on 5/9/2011. (ce3) (Entered: 05/09/2011)
05/24/201165 Transcript of BAIL REVIEW HEARING as to JOHN T.C. YEH held on 5/9/2011, before Judge DOUGLAS E. ARPERT. Court Reporter/Transcriber TRANSCRIPTS PLUS, INC., Telephone number (215) 862-1115. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber only. (mmh) (Entered: 05/24/2011)
05/31/201166 PETITION AND ORDER on Conditions of Pretrial Release as to ANTHONY MOWL. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 5/27/2011. (eaj) (Entered: 05/31/2011)
06/06/201167  MOTION to Travel by DONALD TROPP. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Cover Letter)(mmh) (Entered: 06/06/2011)
06/07/201168 Consent MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release by JOSEPH YEH. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(REED, STANLEY) (Entered: 06/07/2011)
06/08/201169 ORDER granting 68 Motion to Modify Conditions of Release as to JOSEPH YEH; granting certain travel permissions. Signed by Magistrate Judge Tonianne J. Bongiovanni on 6/8/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 06/09/2011)
06/08/201170 ORDER granting 67 Motion to Travel as to DONALD TROPP. Signed by Magistrate Judge Tonianne J. Bongiovanni on 6/8/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 06/09/2011)
06/16/2011  Reset Hearings as to ANTHONY MOWL & DONALD TROPP: Sentencing set for 9/6/2011 10:00 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 06/16/2011)
06/21/201171  MOTION for Bond Review by JOHN T.C. YEH as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH, ANTHONY MOWL, DONALD TROPP, VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(KEMP, PAUL) (Entered: 06/21/2011)
06/23/201172  MOTION for Bond Order with consent by JOHN T.C. YEH. (KEMP, PAUL) (Entered: 06/23/2011)
06/23/201173 ORDER granting 71 Motion for Bond as to JOHN T.C. YEH. Defendant JOHN T.C. YEH is to be released subject to the same terms and conditions that existed in his case prior to his Bond Revocation on 5/9/2011 Signed by Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert on 6/23/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 06/23/2011)
07/07/201174 Transcript of PLEA AGREEMENT HEARING as to JOSEPH YEH held on 10/28/2010, before Judge JOEL A. PISANO. Court Reporter/Transcriber JOANNE M. CARUSO, Telephone number (908) 334-2472. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber only. (gxh) (Entered: 07/07/2011)
07/07/201175 Transcript of CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING as to JOHN T.C. YEH held on 10/28/2010, before Judge JOEL A. PISANO. Court Reporter/Transcriber JOANNE M. CARUSO, Telephone number (908) 334-2472. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber only. (gxh) (Entered: 07/07/2011)
07/27/201176 First MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply by JOHN T.C. YEH. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(KEMP, PAUL) (Entered: 07/27/2011)
07/28/201177 ORDER that the Defendant shall have until 8/8/2011 to file comments and corrections to the draft Pre-Sentence Report as to JOHN T.C. YEH. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 7/28/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 07/28/2011)
08/03/2011  Reset Hearings as to JOHN T.C. YEH & JOSEPH YEH: Sentencing set for 11/30/2011 09:30 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 08/03/2011)
08/15/2011  Sentence as to ANTHONY MOWL & DONALD TROPP reset for 12/14/2011 10:00 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 08/15/2011)
09/21/201178 Petition and Order for Action on Conditions of Pretrial Release as to DONALD TROPP. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 9/21/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 09/21/2011)
11/09/2011  CLERK'S NOTE as to JOSEPH YEH: The parties stipulated to new sentencing memorandum briefing schedule. The government's opposition is due 11/15/2011 and defense reply is due 11/28/2011. (gxh) (Entered: 11/09/2011)
11/17/201179 CJA 20 as to DONALD TROPP: Substitution of Attorney ARUN LAVINE for DONALD TROPP. Attorney CHRISTOPHER HOSTAGE terminated. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 11/17/2011. (gxh) Modified on 11/17/2011 (gxh). (Entered: 11/17/2011)
11/28/2011  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Telephone Conference as to JOHN T.C. YEH & JOSEPH YEH held on 11/28/2011. (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 11/28/2011)
11/29/2011  (SEALED) MOTION for Forfeiture of Property as to JOHN T.C. YEH & JOSEPH YEH set for 11/30/2011 at 09:00 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 11/29/2011)
11/30/201181 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Sentencing held on 11/30/2011 for JOHN T.C. YEH (1), Sentence Count 4: 108 months of imprisonment imposed with credit received during revocation of bail,as well as, with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Fine: waived. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Special assessment: $100 (due immediately). Government dismissed: Count(s) 1, 2-3, 5-6.(Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 11/30/2011)
11/30/201182 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Sentencing held on 11/30/2011 for JOSEPH YEH (2), Sentence Count 4: 55 months of imprisonment with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Fine: waived. Special assessment: $100 (due immediately). (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 11/30/2011)
11/30/201183 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Change of Plea Hearing of Guilty to Count 4 as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. held on 11/30/2011; Plea entered by VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (5). Sentencing held on 11/30/2011 for VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (5): Sentence Count 4: 1 year of probation imposed with standard conditions. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Fine: waived. Special assessment: $100 (due immediately). (Court Reporter J. Caruso.) (DS) (Entered: 11/30/2011)
11/30/201184 PLEA AGREEMENT as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (DS) (Entered: 12/01/2011)
12/01/201185 JUDGMENT as to JOHN T.C. YEH (1), Counts 1, 2-3, 5-6, DISMISSED.; Count 4, 108 months of imprisonment imposed with credit received during revocation of bail,as well as, with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Fine: waived. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Special assessment: $100.00. Government dismissed pending counts. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/1/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 12/01/2011)
12/01/201186 JUDGMENT as to JOSEPH YEH (2), Counts 1, 2-3, 5-6, DISMISSED.; Count 4, 55 months of imprisonment with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Fine: waived. Special assessment: $100.00. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/1/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 12/01/2011)
12/01/201187  MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(ZINK, ROBERT) (Entered: 12/01/2011)
12/02/201188 ORDER granting 87 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Viable shall forfeit $20,000,000 to the United States; the Clerk shall send copies of this Order of Forfeiture to the Government, the United States Probation Office and counsel for all parties, and shall send two Certified Copies of this Order of Forfeiture to the United States Marshal's Office. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/2/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 12/02/2011)
12/02/201189 ORDER granting 80 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to JOHN T.C. YEH and JOSEPH YEH. Money judgments are entered against the defendants, John Yeh and Joseph Yeh, in favor of the United States in the amount of $20,000,000 pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 982(a)(8)(B) and 982(b), 21 U.S.C. § 853(p) and Fed. R. Crim. P. 32(b). The Clerk shall send copies of this Order of Forfeiture to the Government, the United States Probation Office and counsel for all parties, and shall send two Certified Copies of this Order of Forfeiture to the United States Marshal's Office. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/2/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 12/02/2011)
12/02/2011  CLERK'S NOTE: Sentencing date has been postponed - presentence report to be completed upon notification from the government as to ANTHONY MOWL. (DS) (Entered: 12/02/2011)
12/05/201190 JUDGMENT as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (5), Counts 1, 2-3, 5-6, DISMISSED; Count 4, 1 year of probation imposed with standard conditions. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived).Fine: waived. Special assessment: $100.00. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/5/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 12/05/2011)
12/08/2011  CLERK'S NOTE: Sentencing date has been postponed - presentence report to be completed upon notification from the government as to DONALD TROPP. (DS) (Entered: 12/08/2011)
12/12/201191 AMENDED JUDGMENT as to JOSEPH YEH (2), Counts 1, 2-3, 5-6, DISMISSED.; Count 4, 55 months of imprisonment with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Fine: waived. Special assessment: $100.00. Amended to include Order of Forfeiture. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/12/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 12/12/2011)
12/12/201192 AMENDED JUDGMENT as to JOHN T.C. YEH (1), Counts 1, 2-3, 5-6, DISMISSED.; Count 4, 108 months of imprisonment imposed with credit received during revocation of bail,as well as, with certain recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons. 3 years of supervised release with special conditions. Fine: waived. Restitution: $20,000,000.00 (interest waived). Special assessment: $100.00. Government dismissed pending counts. Amended to include Order of Forfeiture. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/12/2011. (mmh) (Entered: 12/12/2011)
12/27/201193 Consent MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release and Extend Surrender Date by JOSEPH YEH. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(REED, STANLEY) (Entered: 12/27/2011)
12/28/201195 ORDER Amending the Judgment Order issued 12/12/2011; Ordering that the surrender date for the defendant be changed from 1/11/2012 to 1/31/2012 as to JOHN T.C. YEH. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/28/2011. (eaj) (Entered: 12/28/2011)
12/28/201196 ORDER Granting Defendants Consent Motion to Amend the Judgment Order to reflect a surrender date of 1/30/2012; further Ordering that Joseph Yeh's pretrial release conditions be modified to permit him to travel to Park City, Utah on 1/7/2012 and return to Maryland 1/14/2012. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 12/28/2011. (eaj) (Entered: 12/28/2011)
01/09/201297 Transcript of SENTENCING as to JOHN T.C. YEH, JOSEPH YEH held on 11/30/2011, before Judge JOEL A. PISANO. Court Reporter/Transcriber JOANNE M. CARUSO, Telephone number (908) 334-2472. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber only. (mmh) (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/26/2012  Reset Hearing as to DONALD TROPP: Sentencing set for 3/21/2012 at 11:30 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
03/21/201298 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joel A. Pisano:Sentencing held on 3/21/2012 for DONALD TROPP (4), Count(s) 1, 5-6, Dismissed.; Count(s) 4, Probation - 5 years, with special condition. Restitution: $2,500,000 (interest waived). Fine: Waived. S.A. $100. Defendant waived right to appeal. (Court Reporter/Recorder Joanne Caruso.) (dm ) (Entered: 03/21/2012)
03/23/201299 JUDGMENT as to DONALD TROPP, Counts 1, 5-6, Dismissed; Count 4, Probation - 5 years, with special condition. Restitution- $2,500,000 (interest waived). Fine: Waived. Special Assessment - $100.00. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 3/23/2012. (mmh) (Entered: 03/23/2012)
04/17/2012100 Consent MOTION to Travel by ANTHONY MOWL. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(ORENBERG, ALLEN) (Entered: 04/17/2012)
04/18/2012101 ORDER granting permission to travel as to ANTHONY MOWL. Signed by Judge Joel A. Pisano on 4/18/2012. (mmh) (Entered: 04/18/2012)
06/14/2012102 Probation Jurisdiction Transferred to USDC for the District of Maryland as to DONALD TROPP. (mmh) (Entered: 06/14/2012)
06/14/2012103 Clerk's Transmittal Letter to USDC for the District of Maryland re 102 Transfer Out/Probationer. (mmh) (Entered: 06/14/2012)
06/15/2012104 NOTICE OF FOREIGN JUDGMENT #363918-V as to VIABLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (jn, ) (Entered: 06/15/2012)
06/15/2012105 NOTICE OFR FOREIGN JUDGMENT # 363919-V as to JOSEPH YEH (jn, ) (Entered: 06/15/2012)
06/15/2012106 NOTICE OF FOREIGN JUDGMENT # 363920-V as to DONALD TROPP (jn, ) (Entered: 06/15/2012)
06/21/2012107 Acknowledgment of 103 Clerk's Transmittal Letter. (mmh) (Entered: 06/21/2012)
06/27/2012  Reset Hearings as to ANTHONY MOWL: Sentencing set for 11/7/2012 at 10:00 AM in Trenton - Courtroom 1 before Judge Joel A. Pisano. (DS) (Entered: 06/27/2012)