United States District Court Central District of California
February 8, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
AARON TIPNIS DEFENDANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: District Judge Manuel L. Real
S. Security # -------9317
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person, on: FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Month / Day / Year
However, the court advised defendant of right to counsel and asked if defendant desired to have counsel appointed by the Court and the defendant thereupon waived assistance of counsel.
XX WITH COUNSEL Barry Hammon, retained XX PLEA:
XX GUILTY, and the Court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.
There being a finding of XX GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of: Theft of trade secrets in violation of Title 18 USC 1832(a)(2) as charged in counts 1 and 2 of the information.
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER:
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:
IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that defendant shall be placed on PROBATION for five (5) years, concurrent on all counts, under the following terms and conditions: the defendant 1) shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 05-02; 2) shall pay the special assessment and restitution in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment; 3) shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant; 4) shall perform fifteen hundred (1500) hours of community service, as directed by the Probation Officer; 5) shall report in person every 180 days as directed by the Probation Officer; 6) shall apply all monies received from income tax refunds, lottery winnings, inheritance, judgments and any anticipated or unexpected financial gains to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation; 7) shall notify his employer, or any electrical engineering company to whom he provides consultant services to, of his conviction in this matter, and permit the Probation Officer to confirm compliance with this directive.
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IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant pay a special assessment of $200.00, which is due immediately.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant pay restitution in the amount of $6,484.38 to AeroVironment, which shall be paid in full immediately.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that all fines and costs of supervision are waived as to this defendant.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant shall comply with General Order 01-05.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the bond of the defendant is exonerated.
In addition to the special conditions of supervision imposed above, it is hereby ordered that the Standard Conditions of Probation and Supervised Release set out on the reverse side of this judgment be imposed. the Court may change the conditions of supervision, reduce or extend the period of supervision, and at any time during the supervision period or within the maximum period permitted by law, may issue a warrant and revoke supervision for a violation occurring during the supervision period.
It is ordered that the Clerk deliver a copy of this Judgment and Probation/Commitment Order to the U.S. Marshal or other qualified officer.
Terry Nafisi, Clerk of Court
Month / Day / Year William Horrell, Deputy Clerk
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