The opinion of the court was delivered by: George H. Wu, 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. 03 18 2010
U WITH COUNSEL Michael S. Meza, Appointed
U GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.
There being a finding/verdict of U GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of:
18 U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1)(A)(i),2: LAUNDERING OF MONETARY INSTRUMENTS as charged in the First Superseding Indicment.
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: Three (3) 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 to the United States a total fine of $15,483, which shall bear interest as provided by law. A sum of $2,500 shall be paid immediately, and the balance of the fine shall be paid in monthly installments of $250 during the period of probation. These payments shall begin 30 days after the commencement of supervision.
The defendant shall comply with General Order No. 01-05.
The court has found that the property identified in the preliminary order of forfeiture is subject to forfeiture. The preliminary order is incorporated by reference into this judgment and is final as to defendant.
Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant, Araceli Benitez, is hereby placed on probation on Count 26 of the First Superseding Indictment for a term of 3 years under the following terms and
The defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U. S. Probation Office and General Order 318;
The defendant shall perform 60 hours of community service, as directed by the Probation Officer;
The defendant shall participate for a period of 5 months in a home detention program which may include electronic monitoring, GPS, Alcohol Monitoring Unit or automated identification systems and shall observe all rules of such program, as directed by the Probation Officer. The defendant shall maintain a residential telephone line without devices and/or services that may interrupt operation of the monitoring equipment;
The defendant shall pay the costs of home confinement monitoring to the contract vendor, not to exceed the sum of $12.00 for each day of participation in the electronic monitoring, GPS, and/or voice recognition program. The defendant shall provide payment and proof of payments as directed by the Probation Officer. 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;
The defendant shall apply monies in excess of $500 received from income tax refunds to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation. In addition, the defendant shall apply all monies received from lottery winnings, inheritance, judgments and any anticipated or unexpected financial gains to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation; 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 ...