The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Valerie Baker Fairbank United States District Judge
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date. OCT. 15 2009
X WITH COUNSEL DFPD Hilary Potashner
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: Health Care Fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1347.
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, Fernando Magallanes, is hereby placed on probation on Counts 1-4of the Information, for a term of 3 years and 4 months under the following terms and conditions: The first 4 months of probation are to be served on Home Detention, as a condition of Probation. Electronic Monitoring is NOT ordered.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $400, which is due immediately.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay restitution in the total amount of $385,980.22 pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3663A. The amount of restitution ordered shall be paid as follows:
Medicare $385,980.22 Restitution payments shall begin in 30 days, at the rate of 25 per month, or in a greater amount, as determined by the Probation Officer. Nominal restitution payments are ordered as the court finds that the defendant's economic circumstances do not allow for either immediate or future payment of the amount ordered.
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.
All fines are waived as it is found that the defendant does not have the ability to pay a fine in addition to restitution.
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 comply with the immigration rules and regulations of the United States, and if deported from this country, either voluntarily or involuntarily, not re-enter the United States illegally. The defendant is not required to report to the Probation Office while residing outside of the United States; however, within 72 hours of any re-entry to the United States during the period of Court-ordered supervision, the defendant shall report for instructions to the United States Probation Office, located at the United States Court House, 312 North Spring Street, Room 600, Los Angeles, California 90012;
The defendant shall not be employed by, own, control, or otherwise work with a business which bills Medicare for home health or otherwise medically related services, without the prior written permission of the Probation Officer; 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 ...