United States District Court Northern District of California
February 5, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
EDWARD SEWON EHEE
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Susan Illston, U. S. District Judge
Date of Original Judgment: 1/15/10
(Or Date of Last Amended Judgment)
Reason for Amendment:
[ ] Correction of Sentence on Remand (Fed.R.Crim.P.35(a)) [ ] Modification of Supervision Conditions (18 U.S.C § 3563(c) or 3583(e)) [ ] Reduction of Sentence for Changed Circumstances [ ] Modification of Imposed Term of Imprisonment for Extraordinary and
(Fed. R.Crim.P.35(b)) Compelling Reasons (18 U.S.C. §3582(c)(1)) [ ] Correction of Sentence by Sentencing Court (Fed.R.Crim.P.35(c) [ ] Modification of Imposed Term of Imprisonment for Retroactive [ ] Correction of Sentence for Clerical Mistake (Fed.R.Crim.P.36) Amendment(s) to the Sentencing Guidelines (18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(2)) [ ] Direct Motion to District Court Pursuant to [ ] 28 U.S.C. § 2255, [ ] 18 U.S.C. § 3559(c)(7), or [ x] Modification of Restitution Order
JUDGMENT IN A CRIMINAL CASE
BOP Case Number: DCAN309CR000105-001
USM Number: 12776-111
Defendant's Attorney :Ismail Ramsey
[x] pleaded guilty to count(s): One, Two and Three of the Information . [ ] pleaded nolo contendere to count(s) which was accepted by the court. [ ] was found guilty on count(s) after a plea of not guilty.
The defendant is adjudicated guilty of these offense(s):
Title & Section Nature of Offense Ended Count
18:1343 Wire Fraud 6/06 1
26:7201 Tax Evasion 4/06 2
26:7206(1) Making and Subscribing False Returns 4/06 3
The defendant is sentenced as provided in pages 2 through 7 of this judgment. The sentence is imposed pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984.
[ ] The defendant has been found not guilty on count(s) .
[ ] Count(s) (is)(are) dismissed on the motion of the United States.
IT IS ORDERED that the defendant must notify the United States attorney for this district within 30 days of any change of name, residence, or mailing address until all fines, restitution, costs, and special assessments imposed by this judgment are fully paid. If ordered to pay restitution, the defendant must notify the court and United States attorney of any material changes in economic circumstances.
January 15, 2010 Date of Imposition of Judgment
Signature of Judicial Officer
The defendant is hereby committed to the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a total term of 51 months .
A 51 month term of imprisonment is imposed on Count One.
A 51 month term of imprisonment is imposed on Count Two.
A 36 month term of imprisonment is imposed on Count Three.
All terms of imprisonment are to run concurrently.
[ x] The Court makes the following recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons: The defendant shall be designated to a correctional facility located near his home so that is family may visit.
[ ] The defendant is remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal. The appearance bond is hereby exonerated.
[ ] The defendant shall surrender to the United States Marshal for this district.
[ ] at  am  pm on . [ ] as notified by the United States Marshal.
The appearance bond shall be deemed exonerated upon the surrender of the defendant. [x] The defendant shall surrender for service of sentence at the institution designated by the Bureau of Prisons: [x] before 2:00 p.m. on April 15, 2010 . [ ] as notified by the United States Marshal. [ ] as notified by the Probation or Pretrial Services Office.
The appearance bond shall be deemed exonerated upon the surrender of the defendant.
I have executed this judgment as follows:
Defendant delivered on to at , with a certified copy of this judgment.
UNITED STATES MARSHAL
Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be on supervised release for a term of 3 years . A 3 year term of supervision is imposed as to Count 1.
A 3 year term of supervision is imposed as to Count 2.
A 1 year term of imprisonment is imposed as to Count 3.
All terms to run concurrent.
The defendant must report to the probation office in the district to which the defendant is released within 72 hours of release from the custody of the Bureau of Prisons.
The defendant shall not commit another federal, state or local crime.
The defendant shall not unlawfully possess a controlled substance. The defendant shall refrain from any unlawful use of a controlled substance. The defendant shall submit to one drug test within 15 days of release from imprisonment and two periodic drug tests thereafter. [x] The above drug testing condition is suspended based on the court's determination that the defendant poses a low risk of future substance abuse. (Check if applicable.) [x] The defendant shall not possess a firearm, ammunition, destructive device, or any other dangerous weapon. (Check if applicable.) [x] The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of DNA as directed by the probation officer. (Check if applicable.) [ ] The defendant shall register with the state sex offender registration agency in the state where the defendant resides, works, or is a student, as directed by the probation officer. (Check if applicable.) [ ] The defendant shall participate in an approved program for domestic violence. (Check if applicable.)
If this judgment imposes a fine or restitution, it is a condition of supervised release that the defendant pay in accordance with the Schedule of Payments sheet of this judgment.
The defendant must comply with the standard conditions that have been adopted by this court as well as with any additional conditions in this judgment.
1) The defendant shall not leave the judicial district without permission of the court or probation officer;
2) The defendant shall report to the probation officer, and shall submit a truthful and complete written report within the first five days of each month;
3) The defendant shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer;
4) The defendant shall support his or her dependants and meet other family responsibilities;
5) The defendant shall work regularly at a lawful occupation, unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other accep table reasons;
6) The defendant shall notify the probation officer at least ten days prior to any change in residence or employment;
7) The defendant shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute, or administer any controlled substance or any paraphernalia related to any controlled substances, except as prescribed by a physician;
8) The defendant shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered;
9) The defendant shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity, and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer;
10) The defendant shall permit a probation officer to visit him or her at any time at home or elsewhere, and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view of the probation officer;
11) The defendant shall notify the probation officer within seventy-two hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer;
12) The defendant shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the Court; and
13) As directed by the probation officer, the defendant shall notify third parties of risks that may be occasioned by the defendant's criminal record or personal history or characteristics, and shall permit the probation officer to make such notifications and to
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SUPERVISION
The defendant shall pay any restitution and special assessment that is imposed by this judgment and that remains unpaid at the commencement of the term of supervised release.
The defendant shall provide the probation officer access to any requested financial information, including tax returns, and shall authorize the probation office to conduct credit checks and obtain copies of income tax returns.
The defendant shall not open any new lines of credit and/or incur new debt without the prior permission of the probation officer.
The defendant shall not maintain a position of fiduciary capacity without the prior permission of the probation officer.
The defendant shall comply and cooperate with the IRS in a good-faith effort to pay any outstanding tax liability, to include any assessed penalty and interest. The defendant shall pay any tax liability as agreed to in the IRS Settlement for the years 2001 through 2006.
The defendant shall submit his person, residence, office, vehicle, or any property under his control to a search. Such a search shall be conducted by a United States Probation Officer at a reasonable time and in a reasonable manner, based upon reasonable suspicion of contraband or evidence of a violation of a condition of release. Failure to submit to such a search may be grounds for revocation; the defendant shall warn any residents that the premises may be subject to searches.
The defendant shall have no contact with the victims, unless otherwise directed by the probation officer.
CRIMINAL MONETARY PENALTIES
The defendant must pay the total criminal monetary penalties under the schedule of payments on Sheet 6.
[ ] The determination of restitution is deferred until . An Amended Judgment in a Criminal Case (AO 245C) will be entered after such determination.
[x] The defendant shall make restitution (including community restitution) to the following payees in the amount listed below.
If the defendant makes a partial payment, each payee shall receive an approximately proportional payment unless specified otherwise in the priority order or percentage payment column below. However, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3664(i), all nonfederal victims must be paid before the United States is paid.
Name of PayeeTotal Loss*fn1 Restitution Ordered Priority or Percentage
Anira Advisory Group$1,292,816.00
Estate of Giovanni Magistrali$121,532.95
SPREAD SHEET SHALL BE EMAIL DIRECTLY TO THE COURT'S FINANCIAL OFFICE.
[ X] Restitution amount ordered pursuant to plea agreement $
SI [ ] The defendant must pay interest on restitution and a fine of more than $2,500, unless the restitution or fine is paid in full before the fifteenth day after the date of the judgment, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(f). All of the payment options on Sheet 6, may be subject to penalties for delinquency and default, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(g).
[ ] The court determined that the defendant does not have the ability to pay interest, and it is ordered that:
[ ] the interest requirement is waived for the [ ] fine [ ] restitution.
[ ] the interest requirement for the [ ] fine [ ] restitution is modified as follows:
SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS
Having assessed the defendant's ability to pay, payment of the total criminal monetary penalties are due as follows:
A [x ] Lump sum payment of $4,017,344.32 due immediately, balance due [ ] not later than , or [ ] in accordance with ( ) C, ( ) D, ( ) E or ( ) F below; or
B [ ] Payment to begin immediately (may be combined with ( ) C, ( ) D, or ( x) F below); or
C [ ] Payment in equal (e.g. weekly, monthly, quarterly) installments of $over a period of (e.g., months or years), to commence (e.g., 30 or 60 days) after the date of this judgment; or
D [ ] Payment in equal (e.g. weekly, monthly, quarterly) installments of $over a period of (e.g., months or years), to commence (e.g., 30 or 60 days) after release from imprisonment to a term of supervision; or
E [ ] Payment during the term of supervised release will commence within (e,g, 30 or 60 days) after release from imprisonment. The court will set the payment plan based on an assessment of the defendant's ability to pay at that time; or
F [X] Special instructions regarding the payment of criminal monetary penalties: While incarcerated, payments of not less than $25 for restitution and $25 for special assessment per quarter shall be made through the B.O.P. Inmate Financial Responsibility Program.
Unless the court has expressly ordered otherwise, if this judgment imposes imprisonment, payment of criminal monetary penalties is due during imprisonment. All criminal monetary penalties, except those payments made through the Federal Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program, are made to the clerk of the court.
The defendant shall receive credit for all payments previously made toward any criminal monetary penalties imposed.
[ ] Joint and Several
Defendant and Case Numbers Total Amount Joint and Several Corresponding co-defendant (including Amount Payee (if Names defendant appropriate) number)
[ ] The defendant shall pay the cost of prosecution. [ ] The defendant shall pay the following court cost(s): [ ] The defendant shall forfeit the defendant's interest in the following property to the United States:
Payments shall be applied in the following order: (1) assessment, (2) restitution principal, (3) restitution interest, (4) fine principal, (5) fine interest, (6) community restitution, (7) penalties, and (8) costs, including cost of prosecution and court costs.