TERMED

U.S. District Court
Southern District of Iowa (Western)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:07-cr-00041-RP-RAW-1


Case title: USA v. Viner's Inc. et al

Date Filed: 07/09/2007
Date Terminated: 07/11/2008

Assigned to: Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Ross A. Walters

Defendant (1)
Viner's Inc.
TERMINATED: 07/11/2008
represented byGuy R Cook
GREFE & SIDNEY PLC
500 E. Court Avenue
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50309
515 245 4300
Fax: 515 245 4452
Email: gcook@grefesidney.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES 18:371 Conspiracy
(1)
On Count 1 of the Indictment, Defendant must pay total of $14,668.40 in fines and restitution.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
FRAUDS AND SWINDLES 18:1341 and 2 Mail Fraud
(2-3)
On Count 1 of the Indictment, Defendant must pay total of $14,668.40 in fines and restitution.
CIVIL FORFEITURE 18:981(a)(1)(C) and 28:2461(c)Notice of Forfeiture
(6)
On Count 1 of the Indictment, Defendant must pay total of $14,668.40 in fines and restitution.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byCraig P Gaumer
U S Attorney's Office
110 E Court Ave
Ste 286
Des Moines, IA 50309
515 473-9300
Fax: 515 473-9292
Email: craig.gaumer@USDOJ.GOV
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
07/10/2007  Case unsealed as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank (gk, ) (Entered: 07/11/2007)
07/10/2007  Judge update in case as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank. Judge Unassigned and Ross A. Walters added. (gk, ) (Entered: 07/11/2007)
07/10/2007SEALED INDICTMENT as to Viner's Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2-3, 6, William Bud Viner (2) count(s) 1, 2-3, 5, 6, Lloyd Blank (3) count(s) 1, 2-3, 4, 6. (gk, ) (Entered: 07/11/2007)
07/10/2007REDACTED INDICTMENT by USA as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank (gk, ) (Entered: 07/11/2007)
07/10/2007TEXT Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ronald E. Longstaff :Grand Jury Presentment as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank held on 7/10/2007 Not Secret, Summons to issue, Gov. requested Bond $10,000 OR; AUSA Jason Griess; Clerk PB; Time: 4:17-4:21pm; (Court Reporter none.) (gk, ) (Entered: 07/11/2007)
07/23/2007ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to Defendant Viner's Inc., William "Bud" Viner, Lloyd Blank. Jury Trial set for 10/29/2007 at 9:00 AM in Des Moines Courthouse before Judge Unassigned. Signed by Magistrate Judge Ross A. Walters on 7/23/2007. (nsr) (Entered: 07/23/2007)
07/23/200714 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ross A. Walters :Initial Appearance as to Defendant Viner's Inc. held on 7/23/2007 Attorney Guy Cook for defendant (Court Reporter FTR Gold.) (dv, ) (Entered: 07/23/2007)
07/23/200715 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ross A. Walters :Arraignment as to Viner's Inc. (1) Count 1,2-3,6 held on 7/23/2007. (Court Reporter FTR Gold.) (dv, ) (Entered: 07/23/2007)
08/14/2007  PUBLIC DOCKET ANNOTATION as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank: This case was originally numbered 4:07-CR-00169. Case number was changed to Western Div. 1:07-CR-00041 for tracking purposes on August 14, 2007. Case number 4:07-CR-00169 was subsequently deleted. (kb) (Entered: 08/14/2007)
09/13/2007  Set/Reset Hearings as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner: Jury Trial set for 12/3/2007 09:00 AM before Judge Unassigned. (lh, ) (Entered: 09/14/2007)
09/27/2007  Judge update in case as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank. Judge James E. Gritzner added. Judge Unassigned no longer assigned to case. (gk, ) (Entered: 09/27/2007)
11/26/2007  PRE-TRIAL ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 11/26/2007. (mlm, ) (Entered: 11/26/2007)
11/26/200719 PRE-TRIAL ORDER as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 11/26/2007. (mlm, ) (Entered: 11/26/2007)
11/27/2007  Judge update in case as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank. Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt added. Judge James E. Gritzner no longer assigned to case. (ljf, ) (Entered: 11/27/2007)
11/29/2007  Reset Hearings as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank: Jury Trial set for 12/10/2007 09:00 AM before Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt. (ljf, ) (Entered: 11/29/2007)
12/03/200725 TRIAL BRIEF by USA as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank (Gaumer, Craig) (Entered: 12/03/2007)
12/03/200726 WITNESS LIST by USA as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank (Gaumer, Craig) (Entered: 12/03/2007)
12/03/200727 Proposed Jury Instructions by USA as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank (Gaumer, Craig) (Entered: 12/03/2007)
12/03/200728 Proposed Voir Dire by USA as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank (Gaumer, Craig) (Entered: 12/03/2007)
12/04/200732 RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank re 31 First MOTION in Limine Replies due by 12/14/2007. (Gaumer, Craig) (Entered: 12/04/2007)
12/05/200733 TEXT ORDER SETTING CHANGE OF PLEA PROCEEDING as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank Change of Plea Hearing set for 12/10/2007 11:00 AM in Des Moines - Room 265 - 2nd Floor before Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt.. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 12/5/2007. (mlm, ) (Entered: 12/05/2007)
12/10/200734 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Viner's Inc. (jdh). (Entered: 12/10/2007)
12/10/200738 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt: Change of Plea Hearing as to Viner's Inc. held on 12/10/2007 from 11:15 to 11:30 AM. (Court Reporter Christy Nuckolls.) (jdh). (Entered: 12/10/2007)
12/10/200739 ORDER setting sentencing status conference as to Viner's Inc. Sentencing Status Conference set for 2/18/2008 at 8:30 AM via telephone with the United States Probation Officer. See order for particulars. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 12/10/2007. (jdh). (Entered: 12/10/2007)
12/10/200740 TEXT ORDER finding as moot 31 Motion in Limine as to Lloyd Blank (3). In light of the Defendant's guilty plea, the motion is now moot. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 12/10/2007. (jdh). (Entered: 12/10/2007)
02/13/200843  MOTION for Downward Departure by William Bud Viner as to Viner's Inc., William Bud Viner, Lloyd Blank. (Keiderling, Thomas) (Entered: 02/13/2008)
02/20/200847 PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to Viner's Inc. (fm) (Entered: 02/20/2008)
04/23/200848 TEXT ORDER as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank Sentencing set for 6/19/2008 02:30 PM in Des Moines - Room 265 - 2nd Floor before Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt.. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 4/23/08. (mlm, ) (Entered: 04/23/2008)
05/08/200849 TEXT ORDER as to Viner's Inc., Lloyd Blank At the request of Defendant, Sentencing is continued until 7/11/2008 01:30 PM in Des Moines - Room 265 - 2nd Floor before Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt.. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 5/8/2008. (mlm, ) (Entered: 05/08/2008)
07/11/200850 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt: Sentencing held on July 11, 2008 for Viner's, Inc. (1), from 1:35 to 2:08 PM. (Court Reporter Theresa Kenkel.) (jsk ) (Entered: 07/11/2008)
07/11/200851 EXHIBIT LIST as to Viner's Inc. (jsk ) (Entered: 07/11/2008)
07/11/2008  EXHIBIT(S) located at Clerk's Office. (jsk ) (Entered: 07/11/2008)
07/11/200852 JUDGMENT as to Viner's Inc. (1). On Count 1 of the Indictment, Defendant must pay total of $14,668.40 in fines and restitution. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 7/11/2008. (jsk ) (Entered: 07/11/2008)
07/11/200853 Sealed Document (jsk) (Entered: 07/11/2008)
09/25/200858 AMENDED JUDGMENT/REVOCATION as to Viner's Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, 2-3, 6, On Count 1 of the Indictment, Defendant must pay total of $14,668.40 in fines and restitution.. Signed by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt on 9/25/2008. (jmg) (Entered: 09/25/2008)
09/25/200859 Sealed Document (jmg) (Entered: 09/25/2008)
08/13/200965 SATISFACTION OF MONETARY IMPOSITION OF JUDGMENT as to Viner's Inc. CVF Assessment, Restitution and Fine regarding Judgment 52 (Hayward, Gary) (Entered: 08/13/2009)
10/29/201075 EXHIBIT WITHDRAWAL LETTER to Craig P Gaumer deft Viner Inc sentencing ex Withdrawal of Exhibits due by 11/29/2010. (Attachments: # 1 receipt) (ljf, ) (Entered: 10/29/2010)
11/01/201076 CONSENT TO DESTROY EXHIBITS by Government; sentencing paper exhibits of defendant Viner's Inc. shredded this date in clerk's office (ljf, ) (Entered: 11/01/2010)