The opinion of the court was delivered by: James V. Selna U. S. District Judge
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date. AUG 10 2009
WITH COUNSEL Brian Hennigan, Retained
X GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.
NOLO CONTENDERE NOT GUILTY
There being a finding/verdict of X GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of: Conspiracy in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. 371 as charged in Count 1 of the Indictment and Illegal Kickbacks for Patient Referrals in violation of Title 42 U.S.C. § 1320 a-7b(b)(1)(A) as charged in County 1 of the Indictment 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 is hereby placed on
PROBATION FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is due immediately.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay restitution in the total amount of $6,850.00 pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §3663A. Defendant shall pay restitution in the amount ordered to victim as set forth in a separate victim list prepared by the probation office which this Court adopts and which reflects the Court's determination of the amount of restitution due to each victim. The victim list, which shall be forwarded to the fiscal section of the clerk's office, shall remain confidential to protect the privacy interests of the victims. Restitution shall be paid as follows: A partial payment of $5,000 shall be paid immediately with monthly payments of at least $400.00. These payments shall begin thirty (30) days after the commencement of supervision.
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(f)(3)(A), interest on the restitution ordered is waived because the defendant does not have the ability to pay interest. Payments may be subject to penalties for default and delinquency pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §
The defendant shall comply with General Order No. 01-05.
The defendant's term of probation shall be served 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 restitution in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment;
The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant;
The defendant shall notify the California State Medical Board of his conviction and sentence in this matter within thirty (30) days of sentencing and shall provide proof to the Probation Officer of compliance with this directive; and
The defendant shall apply monies received from income tax refunds greater than $500, lottery winnings, inheritance, judgments and any anticipated or unexpected financial gains to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation.
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.
The Court advises the defendant of his right to appeal.
The Court orders the bond exonerated.
In addition to the special conditions of supervision imposed above, it is hereby ordered that the Standard Conditions of Probation and Supervised Release within this judgment be imposed. The Court may change the conditions of supervision, reduce or extend the period of supervision, and at any time during the supervision period or within the maximum period permitted by law, ...