The opinion of the court was delivered by: Andrew J. Guilford 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.
X WITH COUNSEL David Joffe, Pro Hac Vice
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: Mail Fraud, in violation of 18 USC §1341 as charged in Count 2 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:
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is due
Defendant shall pay restitution in the total amount of $9,698,921.50 to victims 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.
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 Court finds that it would be better for the defendant to work to make the victims whole rather than pay a fine to the Government.
Under the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant, Maria del Carmen Arche, is hereby committed on Count 2 of the 3-Count Indictment to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of 72 months.
The Court recommends that the Bureau of Prisons conduct a medical and mental health evaluation of the defendant and promptly provide any and all necessary treatment.
Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of three years 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 participate in mental health treatment, which may include evaluation and counseling, until discharged from the treatment by the treatment provider, with the approval of the Probation Officer;
As directed by the Probation Officer, the defendant shall pay all or part of the costs of treating the defendant's mental health treatment to the aftercare contractor during the period of community supervision, under 18 U.S.C. § 3672. The defendant shall provide payment and proof of payment as directed by the Probation Officer;
The defendant shall not be employed in any business where she recruits investors without the express approval of the Probation Officer prior to engagement in such employment. Further, the defendant shall provide the Probation Officer with access to any and all business records, client lists and other records pertaining to the operation of any business owned, in whole or in part, by the defendant, as directed by the Probation Officer;
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 ...