U.S. Department of Justice
United States AttorneyEastern District of New York
271 Cadman Plaza East
Brooklyn, New York 11201
January 8, 2013BY HAND DELIVERY AND ECF The Honorable Dora L. IrizarryUnited States District CourtEastern District of New York225 Cadman Plaza EastBrooklyn, New York 11201Re: United States v. Michael MetterDocket Number 10-CR-600 (DLI)Dear Judge Irizarry: The government writes to provide the Court with theenclosed superseding information, waiver of indictment formandproposed plea agreement in the above-referenced case.
Pursuantto the Court’s November 25, 2012 Order, the government providesherein the facts and circumstances justifying the terms of theplea agreement, which both parties request the Court approvepursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11(c)(1)(C). Theparties are scheduled to appear before the Court on January 14,2013 for a plea hearing.In short, according to the parties proposed agreement,the government will be relieved of its burden of proof at trialand the defendant will plead guilty to a serious felony and bepunished in accordance with the guiding principles of Title 18,United States Code, Section 3553(a). The Plea AgreementAccording to the plea agreement, the defendant wouldplead guilty to a one-count superseding information alleging aviolation of Title 15, United States Code, Section 78ff and thegovernment would agree to dismiss the charges against thedefendant contained in the August 4, 2010 indictment and the
The government will not file the attachments on ECF,but will separately provide copies to the Court by hand.
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