The opinion of the court was delivered by: R. Gary Klausner, 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. Sept 28 2010
X WITH COUNSEL KATHRYN YOUNG, DFPD
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: Honest Services Mail Fraud, Aiding and Abetting in violation of 18 USC 1341, 1346, 2 (Counts 1 through 9, 12, 13 and 16 through 20); Money Laundering, Aiding and Abetting in violation of 18 USC 1956(a)(1)(A)(I)(2) - (Counts 26 through 29); and False Declaration before Grand Jury in violation of 18 USC 1623 (Count 32)
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:
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $1,700, which is due immediately. The amount of restitution and the manner in which it will be paid shall be determined at a later date. Defendant waives her right to be present at the restitution hearing on the record.
The defendant shall comply with General Order No. 01-05.
Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant, Paula Harris, is hereby committed on Counts 1 through 9, 12, 13, 16 through 20, 26 through 29, and 32 of the First Superseding Indictment to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of 72 months.
This term consists of 72 months on each of Counts 1 through 9, 12, 13, 16 through 20, and 26 through 29, and 60 months on Count 32 of the First Superseding Indictment, all to be served concurrently.
Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of three years. This term consists of three years on each of Counts 1 through 9, 12, 13, 16 through 20, 26 through 29, and 32, 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 restitution in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment;
Neither the defendant nor any entities in which the defendant has a financial interest shall enter into a contract with any public entity without the 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 low risk of substance abuse.
Defendant is advised of her right to appeal.
The Court recommends that the defendant be designated to a Bureau of Prisons facility in Southern California. Counsel present argument regarding defendant's motion for ...