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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT for the CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:12-cr-00202-CAS All Defendants


Case title: USA v. Steffen et al
Magistrate judge case numbers: 2:12-mj-00398-DUTY
2:12-mj-00399-DUTY
2:12-mj-00400-DUTY
2:12-mj-00401-DUTY
2:12-mj-00427-DUTY

Date Filed: 03/06/2012

Assigned to: Judge Christina A. Snyder

Defendant (1)
Jarrod Wade Steffen
Reg # 90289-280
also known as
Wade Steffen
represented byMichael C Goode
30 East Adams Street #1040
Chicago, IL 60603
312-541-1331
Fax: 312-541-1332
Email: lawoffice_mcgoode@yahoo.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371:CONSPIRACY
(1)
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1s)
18:554: SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(2)
16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B): WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(3-4)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(15s-20s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(21s)
18:2 AIDING AND ABETTING, AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(24s-26s)
18:2 AIDING AND ABETTING, AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(27s)
18:2 AIDING AND ABETTING, AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(28s-30s)
18::1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING; AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(31s)
18::1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING; AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(32s)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
Defendant in violation of 16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b)

Assigned to: Judge Christina A. Snyder

Defendant (2)
Vinh Chuong Kha
also known as
Jimmy Kha
represented byEvan P Freed
Evan P Freed Law Offices
817 Torrance Boulevard Suite 302
Redondo Beach, CA 90277-3529
310-406-8100
Fax: 310-242-6464
Email: evan@freedlaw.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1)
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(2-21)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(2s-20s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(21s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(22)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(22s)
16:3372(D)(1), 3373(D)(3) FALSE LABELING OF WILDLIFE WITH THE INTENT TO EXPORT
(23)
16:3372(d)(1), 3373(d)(3) FALSE LABELING OF WILDLIFE WITH THE INTENT TO EXPORT
(23s)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A)
(24-30)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A), 18:2(a) WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(24s-26s)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A), 18:2(a) WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(27s)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A), 18:2(a) WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(28s-30s)
18::1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING; AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(31-32)
18:1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING, AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(31s)
18:1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING, AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(32s)
26:7201 TAX EVASION
(33s)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b), 18:371

Assigned to: Judge Christina A. Snyder

Defendant (3)
Felix Kha
Reg # 62351-112
represented byR Darren Cornforth
R Darren Cornforth Law Offices
3303 Del Mar Avenue Suite B
Rosemead, CA 91770
626-280-6000
Fax: 626-280-3333
Email: rdcornforth@yahoo.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1)
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(2-21)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(2s-20s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(21s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(22)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(22s)
16:3372(D)(1), 3373(D)(3) FALSE LABELING OF WILDLIFE WITH THE INTENT TO EXPORT
(23)
16:3372(d)(1), 3373(d)(3) FALSE LABELING OF WILDLIFE WITH THE INTENT TO EXPORT
(23s)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A)
(24-30)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A), 18:2(a) WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(24s-26s)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A), 18:2(a) WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(27s)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A), 18:2(a) WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(28s-30s)
18::1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING; AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(31-32)
18:1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING, AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(31s)
18:1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING, AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(32s)
26:7201 TAX EVASION
(34s)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
Defendant in violation of 16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b), 18:371

Assigned to: Judge Christina A. Snyder

Defendant (4)
Nhu Mai Nguyen
also known as
Mai Nguyen
represented byMona C Soo Hoo
Mona C Soo Hoo Law Offices
One Wilshire Building
624 South Grand Avenue 22nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017-3323
213-623-5255
Fax: 213-623-3869
Email: msoohoo@earthlink.net
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: CJA Appointment

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1)
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(2-21)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(2s-22s)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(22)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A)
(24-30)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A), 18:2(a) WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING
(24s-30s)
18::1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING; AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(31-32)
18:1956(a)(1)(A)(i), 2 MONEY LAUNDERING, AIDING AND ABETTING AND CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(31s-32s)
26:7201 TAX EVASION
(35s)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b), 18:371

Assigned to: Judge Christina A. Snyder

Defendant (5)
Zhao Feng Jin
Reg #62374-112
also known as
Jin Zhao Feng
represented byRichard M Sudar
Law Offices of Richard M Sudar
3303 Del Mar Avenue Suite B
Rosemead, CA 91770
626-280-6000
Fax: 626-280-3333
Email: richard@denglaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Errol H Stambler
Errol H Stambler Law Offices, P.L.C.
10880 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-473-4525
Fax: 310-475-8187
Email: estambler@msn.com
TERMINATED: 04/02/2012

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(22)
16:3372(D)(1), 3373(D)(3) FALSE LABELING OF WILDLIFE WITH THE INTENT TO EXPORT
(23)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
Defendant in violation of 18:554, 2(b)

Assigned to: Judge Christina A. Snyder

Defendant (6)
Win Lee Corporation represented byEvan P Freed
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY
(1)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(2-20)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(21)
18:554 SMUGGLING GOODS FROM THE UNITED STATES
(22)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A)
(24-26)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A)
(27)
16:3372(a)(1), 3373(d)(1)(A)
(28-30)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDennis Mitchell
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Div - US Courthouse
312 North Spring Street 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Fax: 213-894-6436
Email: dennis.mitchell@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Shennie Patel
US Department of Justice
601 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-305-0295
Fax: 202-514-8865
Email: shennie.patel@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Joseph O Johns
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Division - US Courthouse
312 North Spring Street 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Fax: 213-894-4300
Email: USACAC.Criminal@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/16/2012COMPLAINT filed as to Defendant Jimmy Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Wade Steffen in violation of 16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b). Approved by Magistrate Judge Jay C. Gandhi as to Jimmy Kha (1), Felix Kha (2), Mai Nguyen (3), Wade Steffen (4). (mhe) [2:12-mj-00401-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/16/2012COMPLAINT filed as to Defendant Mai Nguyen in violation of 16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b), 18:371. Approved by Magistrate Judge Jay C. Gandhi as to Mai Nguyen (1). (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/16/2012COMPLAINT filed as to Defendant Felix Kha in violation of 16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b), 18:371. Approved by Magistrate Judge Jay C. Gandhi as to Felix Kha (1). (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/16/2012COMPLAINT filed as to Defendant Jimmy Kha in violation of 16:3372(a)(1),3373(d)(1)(B),1538(a)(1)(E),1538(a)(1)(F),1540(b), 18:371. Approved by Magistrate Judge Jay C. Gandhi as to Jimmy Kha (1). (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012REPORT COMMENCING CRIMINAL ACTION as to Defendant Mai Nguyen; defendant's Year of Birth: 1970; date of arrest: 2/18/2012 (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012MINUTES OF INITIAL APPEARANCE ON LOCAL COMPLAINT held before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Mai Nguyen. Defendant arraigned and advised of the charges. Defendant states true name as charged. Attorney: Mona C Soo Hoo for Mai Nguyen, Appointed; special appearance by Anthony M. Solis.Court orders bail set as: Mai Nguyen (1) $50,000 Unsecured Appearance Bond, SEE ATTACHED BOND FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Defendant remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. Preliminary Hearing set for 3/6/2012 04:30 PM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Post-Indictment Arraignment set for 3/12/2012 08:30 AM before Duty Magistrate Judge. (VIETNAMESE) Interpreter required.Court Smart: CS 2/21/12. (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012NOTICE DIRECTING DEFENDANT TO APPEAR for Preliminary Hearing and Arraignment on Indictment/Information. Defendant Mai Nguyen is directed to appear for Preliminary Hearing on 3/6/12 at 4:30 P.M. and for Post Indictment Arraignment on 3/12/12 at 8:30 A.M. before the Duty Magistrate Judge. (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012FINANCIAL AFFIDAVIT filed as to Defendant Mai Nguyen. (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012COMPLAINT filed as to Defendant Jin Zhao Feng in violation of 18:554, 2(b). Approved by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Jin Zhao Feng (1). (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/21/2012  Arrest Warrant Issued by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Jin Zhao Feng. (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/21/201212  EX PARTE APPLICATION to Seal Document and Related Order Filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin(ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 03/13/2012)
02/21/201213 ORDER by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian granting 12 Ex Parte Application to Seal Case as to Zhao Feng Jin (1) (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 03/13/2012)
02/21/2012REPORT COMMENCING CRIMINAL ACTION as to Defendant Felix Kha; defendant's Year of Birth: 1985; date of arrest: 2/17/2012 (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012MINUTES OF INITIAL APPEARANCE ON LOCAL COMPLAINT held before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Felix Kha. Defendant arraigned and advised of the charges. Defendant states true name as charged.Attorney: R Darren Cornforth for Felix Kha, Retained, appointed; special appearance by Daniel Deng. Court orders defendant temporarily detained. Defendant remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. Preliminary Hearing set for 3/6/2012 04:30 PM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Post-Indictment Arraignment set for 3/12/2012 08:30 AM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Detention Hearing set for 2/27/2012 03:00 PM before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian. Court Smart: CS 2/21/12. (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR DETENTION filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Felix Kha (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012NOTICE DIRECTING DEFENDANT TO APPEAR for Preliminary Hearing and Arraignment on Indictment/Information. Defendant Felix Kha is directed to appear for Preliminary Hearing on 3/6/12 at 4:30 P.M. and for Post Indictment Arraignment on 3/12/12 at 8:30 A.M. before the Duty Magistrate Judge. (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012REPORT COMMENCING CRIMINAL ACTION as to Defendant Jimmy Kha; defendants Year of Birth: 1962; date of arrest: 2/18/2012 (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012MINUTES OF INITIAL APPEARANCE ON LOCAL COMPLAINT held before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian Defendant arraigned and advised of the charges. Defendant states true name as charged.Attorney: Evan P Freed for Jimmy Kha, Retained, present. Court orders defendant temporarily detained. Defendant remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. Preliminary Hearing set for 3/6/2012 04:30 PM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Post-Indictment Arraignment set for 3/12/2012 08:30 AM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Detention Hearing set for 2/27/2012 03:00 PM before Duty Magistrate Judge. (VIETNAMESE) INTERPRETER Required Court Smart: CS 2/21/12. (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR DETENTION filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Jimmy Kha (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/21/2012NOTICE DIRECTING DEFENDANT TO APPEAR for Preliminary Hearing and Arraignment on Indictment/Information. Defendant Jimmy Kha is directed to appear for Preliminary Hearing on 3/6/12 at 4:30 P.M. and for Post Indictment Arraignment on 3/12/12 at 8:30 A.M. before the Duty Magistrate Judge. (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/22/2012)
02/22/2012BOND AND CONDITIONS OF RELEASE filed as to Defendant Mai Nguyen conditions of release: $50,000 Unsecured Appearance Bond - SEE BOND FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS approved by Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick. (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/23/2012)
02/22/2012PASSPORT RECEIPT from U. S. Pretrial Services as to Defendant Mai Nguyen. USA passport No: 088967637 was received on 2/22/12. Re: Bond and Conditions (CR-1) 6 . (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/23/2012)
02/23/2012ARREST WARRANT RETURNED Executed on 2/21/12 as to Defendant Mai Nguyen. (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/24/2012)
02/23/2012REPORT COMMENCING CRIMINAL ACTION as to Defendant Jin Zhao Feng; defendant's Year of Birth: 1966; date of arrest: 2/22/2012 (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/2012MINUTES OF INITIAL APPEARANCE ON LOCAL COMPLAINT held before Magistrate Judge Margaret A. Nagle Defendant arraigned and advised of the charges. Defendant states true name as Zhao Feng Jin. Attorney: Errol H Stambler for Jin Zhao Feng, Appointed, present. Court orders defendant permanently detained. Defendant remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. Post-Indictment Arraignment set for 4/2/2012 08:30 AM before Duty Magistrate Judge. (MANDARIN) INTERPRETER Required Court Smart: CS 2/23/12. (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/2012 EX PARTE APPLICATION to Unseal Case Filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Jin Zhao Feng(ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/2012 ORDER by Magistrate Judge Margaret A. Nagle granting 4 Ex Parte Application to Unseal Case as to Jin Zhao Feng (1) (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/2012NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR DETENTION filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/2012ORDER OF DETENTION by Magistrate Judge Margaret A. Nagle as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/2012WAIVER of Preliminary Examination or Hearing by Defendant Zhao Feng Jin (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/2012NOTICE DIRECTING DEFENDANT TO APPEAR for Preliminary Hearing and Arraignment on Indictment/Information. Defendant Zhao Feng Jin is directed to appear and for Post Indictment Arraignment on 4/2/12 at 8:30 A.M. before the Duty Magistrate Judge. (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/27/2012)
02/23/201210 FINANCIAL AFFIDAVIT filed as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin. (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/23/201211 ARREST WARRANT RETURNED Executed on 2/22/12 as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin. (ja) [2:12-mj-00427-DUTY] (Entered: 02/29/2012)
02/23/2012ARREST WARRANT RETURNED Executed on 2/21/12 as to Defendant Felix Kha. (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/24/2012)
02/23/2012ARREST WARRANT RETURNED Executed on 2/21/12 as to Defendant Jimmy Kha. (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/24/2012)
02/27/2012Rule 5(c)(3) Documents Received as to Wade Steffen (mhe) [2:12-mj-00401-DUTY] (Entered: 03/05/2012)
02/27/2012MINUTES OF Detention Hearing held before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Felix Kha. The Court Orders the defendant permanently detained. The Post-Indictment Arraignment is continued to 3/26/2012 08:30 AM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Court Smart: CS 2/27/12. (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/27/2012ORDER OF DETENTION by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Felix Kha (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/27/2012WAIVER of Preliminary Examination or Hearing by Defendant Felix Kha (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/27/201210 LIST OF EXHIBITS AND WITNESSES at trial as to Felix Kha. (ja) [2:12-mj-00399-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/27/2012MINUTES OF Detention Hearing held before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian The Court Orders the defendant permanently detained. (VIETNAMESE) INTERPRETER Required. The Post-Indictment Arraignment has been continued to 3/26/2012 08:30 AM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Court Smart: CS 2/27/12. (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/27/2012ORDER OF DETENTION by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Jimmy Kha (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/27/2012WAIVER of Preliminary Examination or Hearing by Defendant Jimmy Kha (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/27/201210 LIST OF EXHIBITS AND WITNESSES at trial as to Jimmy Kha. (ja) [2:12-mj-00398-DUTY] (Entered: 02/28/2012)
02/29/2012WAIVER of Preliminary Examination or Hearing by Defendant Mai Nguyen (Soo Hoo, Mona) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/29/2012)
02/29/201210 WAIVER of Defendants Presence filed by Defendant Mai Nguyen (Soo Hoo, Mona) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 02/29/2012)
03/02/201211 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian Re: Correction of Release Conditions as to Defendant Mai Nguyen (ja) [2:12-mj-00400-DUTY] (Entered: 03/06/2012)
03/06/2012 INDICTMENT Filed as to Jarrod Wade Steffen (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3-4. Offense occurred in LA. (mhe) (Entered: 03/07/2012)
03/06/2012CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O Johns as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen; defendants Year of Birth: 1979 (mhe) (Entered: 03/07/2012)
03/06/2012MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. Re Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian, Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh, Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym, Magistrate Judge Michael Wilner(mhe) (Entered: 03/07/2012)
03/07/2012  FINANCIAL ENTRY as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen: Received $325.00 Pro Hac Vice payment for atty Michale Charles Goode from Michael C. Goode. (ll) (Entered: 03/07/2012)
03/07/2012REPORT COMMENCING CRIMINAL ACTION as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen; defendants Year of Birth: 1979; date of arrest: 3/7/2012 (mhe) (Entered: 03/12/2012)
03/07/2012MINUTES OF ARREST ON INDICTMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. Defendant states true name as charged. Attorney: Michael C Goode for Jarrod Wade Steffen, Retained, present.Court orders bail set as: Jarrod Wade Steffen (1) $100,000 Appearance Bond, see attached bond for terms and conditions. Defendant remanded to the custody of the USM. PIA held, see attached. RELEASE ORDER NO 26673 Court Smart: CS 3/7/12. (mhe) (Entered: 03/14/2012)
03/07/2012MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT: held before Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen (1) Count 1,2,3-4. Defendant arraigned, states true name: As charged. Defendant entered not guilty plea to all counts as charged. Attorney: Michael C. Goode, Retained present. Case assigned to Judge Christina A. Snyder. Hearing on Pending Motions set for 4/9/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Jury Trial set for 5/1/2012 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Status Conference set for 4/9/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Court Smart: CS03/07/2012. (tba) (Entered: 03/14/2012)
03/07/2012NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR DETENTION filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen (mhe) (Entered: 03/14/2012)
03/07/201210 STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen (mhe) (Entered: 03/14/2012)
03/07/201211 ABSTRACT OF COURT PROCEEDING Issued by Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner as to Jarrod Wade Steffen. Ordered that the defendant release of drivers license, identification, and wallet to wife Molly Steffen. (mhe) (Entered: 03/14/2012)
03/15/201214 FIRST SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT Filed as to Jarrod Wade Steffen (1) count(s) 1s, 15s-21s, 31s-32s, Jimmy Kha (2) count(s) 1, 2-21, 22, 23, 24-30, 31-32, Felix Kha (3) count(s) 1, 2-21, 22, 23, 24-30, 31-32, Mai Nguyen (4) count(s) 1, 2-21, 22, 24-30, 31-32, Zhao Feng Jin (5) count(s) 1, 22, 23, Win Lee Corporation (6) count(s) 1, 2-21, 22, 24-30. (es) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/15/201215 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen; defendants Year of Birth: 1979. (gk) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/15/201216 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha aka Jimmy Kha; defendants Year of Birth: 1962. (gk) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/15/201217 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Felix Kha; defendants Year of Birth: 1985. (gk) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/15/201218 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Nhu Mai Nguyen; defendants Year of Birth: 1970. (gk) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/15/201219 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Jin Zhao Feng; defendants Year of Birth: 1966. (gk) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/15/201220 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Win Lee Corporation; defendants Year of Birth: Corporation. (gk) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/15/201221 MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendants Jarrod Wade Steffen, Jimmy Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin, Win Lee Corporation regarding the following Magistrate Judges: Jacqueline Chooljian, Patrick J. Walsh, Sheri Pym, Michael Wilner, and Jean Rosenbluth. (gk) (Entered: 03/19/2012)
03/16/201248 DECLARATION RE: PASSPORT filed by Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen, declaring that I do not currently possess any passport. I will not apply for the issuance of a passport during the pendency of this case. (mhe) (Entered: 05/07/2012)
03/26/201222 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE OF COUNSEL; filed by Evan P Freed appearing for Jimmy Kha (tba) (Entered: 03/27/2012)
03/26/201223 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE OF COUNSEL; filed by R Darren Cornforth appearing for Felix Kha (tba) (Entered: 03/27/2012)
03/26/201224 STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Jimmy Kha (tba) (Entered: 03/27/2012)
03/26/201225 STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Felix Kha (tba) (Entered: 03/27/2012)
03/26/201226 MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT held before Magistrate Judge Ralph Zarefsky as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. Post-Indictment Arraignment set for 4/2/2012 08:30 AM before Duty Magistrate Judge. Court Smart: CS03/26/2012. (tba) (Entered: 03/27/2012)
03/26/201227 MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT: held before Magistrate Judge Ralph Zarefsky as to Defendant Jimmy Kha (2) Count 1,2-21,22,23,24-30,31-32 and Felix Kha (3) Count 1,2-21,22,23,24-30,31-32. Defendant arraigned, states true name: As charged. Defendant entered not guilty plea to all counts as charged. Attorney: 2.) Evan P. Freed for 2.) Vinh Choung Kha, 3.) R. Darren Cornforth, special appearance by Evan P. Freed for 3.) Felix Kha, Retained present. Case assigned to Judge Christina A. Snyder.( Hearing on Pending Motions set for 4/9/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder., Jury Trial set for 5/1/2012 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder., Status Conference set for 4/9/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder.), (Vietnamese) INTERPRETER Required Court Smart: CS03/26/2012. (tba) (Entered: 03/27/2012)
03/30/201228 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE OR REASSIGNMENT of AUSA Dennis Mitchell on behalf of Plaintiff USA. Filed by Plaintiff USA. (Mitchell, Dennis) (Entered: 03/30/2012)
04/02/201229 MINUTES OF ARRAIGNMENT ON FIRST SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT held before Magistrate Judge Jay C. Gandhi as to Defendants Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin. Defendants enter plea of Not Guilty to all counts as charged. Hearing on Motions set for 4/9/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Jury Trial set for 5/1/2012 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Status Conference set for 4/9/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Court Smart: CS04/02/2012. (ag) (Entered: 04/03/2012)
04/02/201230 MOTION to Substitute attorney Richard Sudar in place of attorney Errol H. Stambler Filed by Defendant Zhao Feng Jin (ag) (Entered: 04/03/2012)
04/02/201231 ORDER by Magistrate Judge Jay C. Gandhi granting 30 Motion to Substitute Attorney. as to Zhao Feng Jin (5) (ag) (Entered: 04/03/2012)
04/02/201232 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE OF COUNSEL; filed by Richard Mark Sudar appearing for Zhao Feng Jin (ag) (Entered: 04/03/2012)
04/02/201233 STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Mai Nguyen (ag) (Entered: 04/03/2012)
04/02/201234 STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Zhao Feng Jin (ag) (Entered: 04/03/2012)
04/02/201251 AFFIDAVIT OF SURETIES (No Justification - Pursuant to Local Criminal Rule 46-5.2.8) in the amount of $ 100,000 by surety: Donald G Herdliska for Filed by Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen (mhe) (Entered: 05/10/2012)
04/04/201235 First APPLICATION FOR REVIEW/RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER SETTING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE/DETENTION Filed by Defendant Jimmy Kha (Freed, Evan) (Entered: 04/04/2012)
04/05/201236 NOTIFICATION RE: APPLICATION FOR BAIL REVIEW OR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER SETTING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE OR DETENTION, by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian: granting 35 Application for Review/Reconsideration of Order Setting Conditions of Release/Detention re as to Jimmy Kha (2). The matter is set on calendar for hearing before Magistrate Judge Chooljian on April 12, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in courtroom 20. (rp) (Entered: 04/05/2012)
04/09/201237 AMENDED NOTIFICATION RE: First APPLICATION FOR REVIEW/RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER SETTING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE/DETENTION 35 filed by Defendant Jimmy Kha. The Request for hearing was APPROVED. Interpreter required: Vietnamese. The matter is set on calendar for hearing before Magistrate Judge Chooljian on April 11, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in courtroom 341, 3rd floor, Roybal Federal Building. (rp) (Entered: 04/09/2012)
04/09/201240 MINUTES OF Status Conference held before Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendants Jarrod Wade Steffen, Vinh Chuong Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin. The Court confers with counsel. The Court arraigns defendant, Jarrod Steffen. Mr. Steffen pleads not guilty to the counts in the First Superseding Indictment filed 3/15/2012. Mr. Steffen also presents a Motion to Modify Conditions of Bail to the Court, which has not been filed. The Court directs Mr. Steffen's counsel to file and serve said motion and sets the hearing on 4/23/2012 at 1:30 PM (changed in chambers). Status Conference/Motions Hearing set for 8/27/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Jury Trial continued to 9/11/2012 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. The Court takes oral waivers of four defendants' speedy trial rights and finds good cause for granting the continuation, as stated in Court and on the record. The Government shall submit a Proposed Order re: Excludable Time forthwith. Defense counsel, Evan Freed, informs the Court that he also represents the Win Lee Corporation, which has not made an initial appearance yet. The Court hereby refers defendant, Win Lee Corporation, to the duty Magistrate for its initial appearance/arraignment (PIA). It is brought to the Court's attention that defendant, Jin Zhao Feng, has medical issues that need to be addressed. The Court orders defendant, Jin Zhao Feng, transported to the Metropolitan Detention Center forthwith, to be examined by the appropriate doctors. The Government shall aid in getting this defendant examined. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (gk) (Entered: 04/13/2012)
04/10/201238 NOTICE OF LODGING filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen, Jimmy Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin, Win Lee Corporation (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Mitchell, Dennis) (Entered: 04/10/2012)
04/11/201239 ORDER RE: CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL AND FINDINGS RE EXCLUDABLE TIME by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendants Jarrod Wade Steffen, Vinh Chuong Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin. Jury Trial continued to 9/11/2012 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Pretrial Conference/Motions Hearing set for 8/27/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 04/11/2012)
04/11/201241 MINUTES OF BOND Hearing held before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha, Court denies request for bail, defendant shall remain permanently detained as previously ordered. Exhibits were returned to counsel. Court Smart: CS 4/11/12. (mhe) (Entered: 04/16/2012)
04/11/201242 LIST OF EXHIBITS AND WITNESSES at trial as to Vinh Chuong Kha. (mhe) (Entered: 04/16/2012)
04/11/201243 ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT'S APPLICATION TO RECONSIDER ORDER DENYING PRETRIAL RELEASE by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha, (mhe) (Entered: 04/16/2012)
04/19/201245 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. Counsel for defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen submitted a motion to modify conditions of bail in Court on 4/9/2012. The motion was not filed, nor served. The hearing of 4/23/2012, which was reserved to hear defendant's motion, is hereby vacated. The motion will be heard by the Court when it is filed and served on the government and Pretrial Services. The motion shall be noticed for any Monday at 1:30 PM. (gk) (Entered: 04/20/2012)
04/20/201244 NOTICE OF MOTION AND First MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release Filed by Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen Motion set for hearing on 4/30/2012 at 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Motion, # 2 Order, # 3 Waiver, # 4 Certificate of Service)(Goode, Michael) (Entered: 04/20/2012)
04/24/201249 ORDER on Notice of Defendants Failure to Satisfy Bond Conditions by Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen, The Court ORDERS No action to be taken at this time. The Clerk has contacted counsel. Defendant's motion to modify conditions of bail is set to be heard before Judge Snyder on 4/30/12. (mhe) (Entered: 05/07/2012)
04/26/201246 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents RE: Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen's Motion to Modify Conditions of Bail filed 4/20/2012 44 . The following error(s) was found: Hearing information is missing, incorrect, or not timely. Hearing date of 4/30/2012 at 1:30 PM untimely pursuant to Local Rule 6-1. In response to this notice the court may order (1) an amended or correct document to be filed (2) the document stricken or (3) take other action as the court deems appropriate. You need not take any action in response to this notice unless and until the court directs you to do so. (gk) (Entered: 04/26/2012)
04/30/201247 MINUTES OF Motion Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. The Court confers with defense counsel regarding defendant's failure to satisfy the deeding of property by the deadline of 4/11/2012, as ordered by Magistrate Michael R. Wilner. The Court grants defendant an extension of time within which to satisfy the deeding of property, up to and including 5/10/2012. The Court further confers with counsel and the Pretrial Service Officer, Damion Davis. The Court grants defendant's Motion to Modify Conditions of Bail 44 , as stated in Court and on the record. Defense counsel shall submit a Proposed Order forthwith. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (gk) (Entered: 05/04/2012)
05/02/201252 AFFIDAVIT OF SURETIES (No Justification - Pursuant to Local Criminal Rule 46-5.2.8) in the amount of $ 100,000 by surety: Joni S Herdliska for Filed by Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. Late docketing due to Clerks Office error (mhe) (Entered: 05/10/2012)
05/09/201250 NOTICE OF MOTION AND First MOTION for Extension of Time to File enlarge time within which to comply with condition of bail. Filed by Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen Motion set for hearing on 5/28/2012 at 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Goode, Michael) (Entered: 05/09/2012)
05/11/201253 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen (1). Upon Defendant's Motion 50 , Ordered that defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen's motion to enlarge time within which to file deed and comply with all bail conditions is granted. All necessary documents must be filed by 5/16/2012. (gk) (Entered: 05/14/2012)
05/18/201254 NOTICE OF MOTION AND Second MOTION for Extension of Time to File Enlarge time within which to comply with conditions of bail. Filed by Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen Motion set for hearing on 6/18/2012 at 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Goode, Michael) (Entered: 05/18/2012)
05/21/201255  ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder, as to Jarrod Wade Steffen (1) GRANTING 54 Motion to enlarge time within which to file deed and comply with all bail conditions. All necessary documents must be filed by JUNE 8, 2012. (ys) (Entered: 05/22/2012)
05/31/201256 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 05/31/2012)
06/14/201257 MINUTES OF Status Conference/Change of Plea Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. The Court confers with defendant and his counsel regarding defendant's failure to satisfy the deeding of property by the extended deadline of 6/8/2012. The Court grants defendant an extension of time within which to satisfy the deeding of property and comply with all bail conditions, up to and including 7/5/2012. Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen (1) pleads GUILTY to Count 1s, 21s, 27s, and 32s of the First Superseding Indictment. The plea is accepted. The Court ORDERS the preparation of a Presentence Report. Sentencing set for 10/15/2012 02:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. The Court orders the Status Conference/Jury Trial VACATED as to this defendant. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (gk) (Entered: 06/15/2012)
06/22/201258 Mail Returned Undeliverable addressed to Michael C. Goode re: AMENDED NOTIFICATION RE: First APPLICATION FOR REVIEW/RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER SETTING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE/DETENTION 37 , as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha. (gk) (Entered: 06/22/2012)
06/22/201259 Mail Returned Undeliverable addressed to Michael C. Goode re: ORDER RE: CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL AND FINDINGS RE EXCLUDABLE TIME 39 , as to Defendants Jarrod Wade Steffen, Vinh Chuong Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin. (gk) (Entered: 06/22/2012)
06/22/201260 Mail Returned Undeliverable addressed to Michael C. Goode re: MINUTES OF Status Conference held before Judge Christina A. Snyder 40 , as to Defendants Jarrod Wade Steffen, Vinh Chuong Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin. (gk) (Entered: 06/22/2012)
06/22/201261 Mail Returned Undeliverable addressed to Michael C. Goode re: MINUTES OF BOND Hearing held before Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian 41 , as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha. (gk) (Entered: 06/22/2012)
06/22/201262 Mail Returned Undeliverable addressed to Michael C. Goode re: LIST OF EXHIBITS AND WITNESSES at trial 42 , as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha. (gk) (Entered: 06/22/2012)
06/22/201263 Mail Returned Undeliverable addressed to Michael C. Goode re: ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT'S APPLICATION TO RECONSIDER ORDER DENYING PRETRIAL RELEASE by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian 43 , as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha. (gk) (Entered: 06/22/2012)
07/09/201264 ORDER on Notice of Defendants Failure to Satisfy Bond Conditions by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen, The Court ORDERS Deed will be filed on 7/20/12. (mhe) (Entered: 08/02/2012)
08/15/201265 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin (Mitchell, Dennis) (Entered: 08/15/2012)
08/15/201266  STIPULATION to Continue trial date and excludable time periods pursuant to speedy trial act from September 11, 2012 to December 4, 2012 filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Mitchell, Dennis) (Entered: 08/15/2012)
08/16/201267 ORDER RE: CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL AND FINDINGS RE EXCLUDABLE TIME by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendants Vinh Chuong Kha, Felix Kha, Mai Nguyen, Zhao Feng Jin. Jury Trial is continued to 12/4/2012 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Status Conference/Motions Hearing is continued to 11/19/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 08/16/2012)
08/23/201268 SCHEDULING NOTICE SET by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin. Status Conference set for 8/29/2012 at 12:00 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY.(cj) TEXT ONLY ENTRY (Entered: 08/23/2012)
08/29/201269 SCHEDULING NOTICE SETTING by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendants Vinh Chuong Kha, and Felix Kha, only. Status Conference set for 9/14/2012 at 12:00 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder.THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY.(cj) TEXT ONLY ENTRY (Entered: 08/29/2012)
08/29/201270 MINUTES OF Status Conference/Change of Plea Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin. Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant Zhao Feng Jin (5) pleads GUILTY to Count 22 of the First Superseding Indictment. The plea is accepted. The Court refers the defendant to the Probation Office for an expedited investigation and Presentence Report. Sentencing set for 10/10/2012 12:00 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. The Court orders the Status Conference/Jury Trial VACATED as to this defendant. Court Reporter: Anne Kielwasser. (gk) (Entered: 08/29/2012)
09/05/201271 Summons Returned Executed on 9/5/2012 as to Win Lee Corporation. (gk) (Entered: 09/07/2012)
09/10/201274 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Win Lee Corporation (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 09/10/2012)
09/10/201275 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 09/10/2012)
09/10/201276 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Felix Kha (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 09/10/2012)
09/10/201277 FIRST SUPERSEDING INFORMATION filed as to Vinh Chuong Kha (2) count(s) 1s, 2s-22s, 23s, 24s-30s, 31s-32s, 33s, Felix Kha (3) count(s) 1s, 2s-22s, 23s, 24s-30s, 31s-32s, 34s, Nhu Mai Nguyen (4) count(s) 1s, 2s-22s, 24s-30s, 31s-32s, 35s. (gk) (Entered: 09/11/2012)
09/10/201278 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha; defendants Year of Birth: 1962. (gk) (Entered: 09/11/2012)
09/10/201279 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Felix Kha; defendants Year of Birth: 1985. (gk) (Entered: 09/11/2012)
09/10/201280 CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Nhu Mai Nguyen; defendants Year of Birth: 1970. (gk) (Entered: 09/11/2012)
09/10/201281 MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendants Vinh Chuong Kha, Felix Kha, Nhu Mai Nguyen. This criminal action, being filed on 9/10/2012, was not pending in the U. S. Attorneys Office before the date on which Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald began receiving criminal matters. (gk) (Entered: 09/11/2012)
09/10/201282 MINUTES OF ARREST ON INDICTMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Margaret A. Nagle as to Defendant Win Lee Corporation. Attorney Evan Phillip Freed present for Defendant Win Lee Corporation.Court orders Mr. Freed to appear before CAS to enter plea on behalf of defendant. Court Smart: CS 9/10/12. (mhe) (Entered: 09/12/2012)
09/10/201289 MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT: held before Magistrate Judge Margaret A. Nagle as to Defendant Win Lee Corporation (6) Count 1,2-20,21,22,24-26,27,28-30. Defendant arraigned, states true name: As charged. Defendant entered not guilty plea to all counts as charged. Attorney: Evan Phillip Freed, Retained present. Case assigned to Judge Christina A. Snyder. Hearing on Pending Motions set for 10/15/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Jury Trial set for 11/6/2012 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Status Conference set for 10/15/2012 01:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Court Smart: CS09/10/2012. (tba) (Entered: 09/24/2012)
09/14/201283 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 09/17/2012)
09/14/201284 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Defendant Felix Kha before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 09/17/2012)
09/14/201286 MINUTES OF Status Conference/Change of Plea Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha. Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant Vinh Chuong Kha (2) pleads GUILTY to Count 1s, 21s, 27s, 32s, and 33s of the First Superseding Information. The plea is accepted. The Court ORDERS the preparation of a Presentence Report. Sentencing set for 12/10/2012 02:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. The Court orders the Status Conference/Jury Trial VACATED as to this defendant. The Court grants defendant's request be allowed to meet and confer with co-defendant Vinh Chuong Kha immediately upon conclusion of this hearing. The Court orders the U.S. Marshals to allow co-defendant, Vinh Chuong Kha, to meet with the defendant in lockup forthwith. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (gk) (Entered: 09/19/2012)
09/14/201287 MINUTES OF Status Conference/Change of Plea Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Felix Kha. Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant Felix Kha (3) pleads GUILTY to Count 1s, 21s, 27s, 32s, and 34s of the First Superseding Information. The plea is accepted. The Court ORDERS the preparation of a Presentence Report. Sentencing set for 12/10/2012 02:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. The Court orders the Status Conference/Jury Trial VACATED as to this defendant. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (gk) (Entered: 09/19/2012)
09/14/201288 MINUTES OF Status Conference/Change of Plea Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Win Lee Corporation. Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant Win Lee Corporation (6) pleads GUILTY to Count 21 and 27 of the First Superseding Indictment. The plea is accepted. The Court ORDERS the preparation of a Presentence Report. Sentencing set for 12/10/2012 02:30 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. The Court orders the Status Conference/Jury Trial VACATED as to this defendant. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (gk) (Entered: 09/19/2012)
09/19/201285 SCHEDULING NOTICE ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen. Status Conference re: Bond set on 10/3/2012 at 12:00 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Defendant is ordered to be present on 10/3/2012 at 12:00 PM, unless advised otherwise by his attorney of record.THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY.(cj) TEXT ONLY ENTRY (Entered: 09/19/2012)
10/02/201292 SCHEDULING NOTICE CONTINUANCE by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Jarrod Wade Steffen previously scheduled for 10/03/2012 at 12:00 pm has been rescheduled due to defense counsel's unavailability. Status Conference set for 10/11/2012 at 12:00 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Defendant is ordered to be present on 10/11/2012 at 12:00 PM, unless advised otherwise by his attorney of record.THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY.(cj) TEXT ONLY ENTRY (Entered: 10/02/2012)
10/03/201293 SCHEDULING NOTICE CONTINUANCE by Judge Christina A. Snyder as to Defendant Zhao Feng Jin previously scheduled for 10/10/2012 at 12:00 PM has been rescheduled.Sentencing continued to 10/12/2012 at 12:00 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder.THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY.(cj) TEXT ONLY ENTRY (Entered: 10/03/2012)