The opinion of the court was delivered by: John F. Walter, U. S. District Judge
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person August 03 2009
x WITH COUNSEL 1. Alan R. Baum, Rtnd.
GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.
NOLO CONTENDERE NOT GUILTY
There being a finding of x GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of: Conspiracy to Export Controlled Items Without a License; Exporting and Attempting to Export Controlled Items Without a License 50 U.S.C. §§1705(a),(c); 15 C.F.R. §§ 736.2, 764.2, 774 [ct 1, 2, 3] as charged in the Three-Count Indictment filed April 18, 2008
The Court asked whether defendant had anything to say why judgment should not be pronounced. Because no sufficient cause to the contrary was shown, or appeared to the Court, the Court adjudged the defendant guilty as charged and convicted and ordered that:
Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant, Tah Wei Chao, is hereby committed on the Three-Count Indictment to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term
This term consists of 20 months on each of Counts One, Two and Three of the Three-Count Indictment, all to be served
Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of three years on each of Counts One, Two and Three, all such terms to run concurrently, under the following terms and conditions:
The defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U. S. Probation Office and General Order 318;
During the period of community supervision the defendant shall pay the special assessment and fine in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment; and
The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant.
The drug testing condition mandated by statute is suspended based on the Court's determination that the defendant poses a low risk of future substance abuse.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $300, which is due immediately.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a total fine of $3,000, consisting of the following: Count 1, a fine of $1,000; Count 2, a fine of $1,000; and Count 3, a fine of $1,000. The total fine shall bear interest as provided by law. ...