Case Details

CourtMiddle District of Florida
Docket number5:13-cv-00455
Date case filed2013-09-18
Date case closed2016-01-08
Date of latest filing
Assigned toSenior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges
Case cause15:0077 Securities Fraud
Nature of suit850 Securities/Commodities
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionU.S. Government Plaintiff

Case Parties

Party: Securities and Exchange Commission
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Russell Koonin
Attorney Contact:
Securities & Exchange Commission
Suite 1800
801 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
305/982-6385
Fax: 305/536-4154
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Trisha Dee Sindler
Attorney Contact:
Securities & Exchange Commission
Suite 1800
801 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
305/982-6352
Fax: 305/536-4154
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Jenifer E. Hoffman
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jenifer E. Hoffman
Attorney Contact:
13148 Summerlake Way
Clermont, FL 34711
407/928-2957
PRO SE
Party: John C. Boschert
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: John C. Boschert
Attorney Contact:
255 Lancer Oak Dr.
Apopka, FL 32712
407/802-8140
PRO SE
Party: Bryan T. Zuzga
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Bryan T. Zuzga
Attorney Contact:
30 Cardinal Drive
Coldwater, MI 49036
989/429-8767
PRO SE

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-09-18 COMPLAINT against All Defendants filed by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(MAM) (Entered: 09/20/2013)
1.1 Civil Cover Sheet
22013-09-19 SUMMONS issued as to All Defendants. (MAM) (Entered: 09/20/2013)
32013-09-20 NOTICE of designation under Local Rule 3.05 - track 2. Signed by Deputy Clerk on 9/20/2013. (Attachments: # 1 consent forms) Copies mailed/emailed. (MAM) (Entered: 09/20/2013)
42013-10-04 RETURN of service executed on 09/30/2013 by Securities and Exchange Commission as to Bryan T. Zuzga. (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 10/04/2013)
52013-10-28 RETURN of service executed on 10/2/2013 by Securities and Exchange Commission as to John C. Boschert. (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 10/28/2013)
62013-10-28 MOTION for entry of clerk's default against John C. Boschert by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Affidavit of Service)(Koonin, Russell) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. (Entered: 10/28/2013)
72013-10-28 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint by Bryan T. Zuzga. (LMF) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. (Entered: 10/29/2013)
82013-10-30 Clerk's ENTRY OF DEFAULT as to John C. Boschert. (LMF) (Entered: 10/30/2013)
92013-11-04 ORDER granting 7 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer or Respond: Bryan Zuzga shall file and serve a response to Plaintiff's Complaint by December 2, 2013. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 11/4/2013. (AR) (Entered: 11/04/2013)
102013-11-21 WAIVER of service returned executed on 11/15/2013 by Securities and Exchange Commission as to Jenifer E. Hoffman. (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 11/21/2013)
112013-11-27 Consent MOTION to extend the deadline to hold the case management conference by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 12/3/2013 (MJT). (Entered: 11/27/2013)
122013-12-03 ORDER granting 11 Motion for Enlargement of Time to Meet as to Case Management Report. The parties shall conduct their case management conference on or before December 30, 2013, and file the case management report within 14 days of the conference. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 12/3/2013. (EEQ) (Entered: 12/03/2013)
132013-12-06 MOTION to vacate Clerk's Default and MOTION to extend time for 45 days to file answer to complaint by John C. Boschert. (LAK) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. Modified on 12/9/2013 (LMF). (Entered: 12/06/2013)
142013-12-09 MOTION (unopposed) for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint by Bryan T. Zuzga. (LMF) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. (Entered: 12/11/2013)
152013-12-11 ORDER granting 14 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer the Complaint. Defendant Bryan T. Zuzga shall serve and file his response to the Complaint on or before 1/10/2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 12/12/2013. (EEQ) (Entered: 12/12/2013)
162013-12-11 ORDER granting 13 Motion to Vacate Clerk's Entry of Default; granting 13 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer. John C. Boschert shall serve and file his response to the Complaint on or before 1/31/2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 12/12/2013. (EEQ) (Entered: 12/12/2013)
172013-12-19 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint by Jenifer E. Hoffman. (LMF) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. (Entered: 12/19/2013)
182013-12-20 ORDER granting 17 Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to the Complaint. Jenifer E. Hoffman shall serve and file her response to the complaint on or before January 21, 2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 12/20/2013. (EEQ) (Entered: 12/20/2013)
192014-01-13 CASE MANAGEMENT REPORT. (Koonin, Russell) ***STRICKEN PER ORDER # 21. Modified on 1/16/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 01/13/2014)
202014-01-13 ANSWER to 1 Complaint by Bryan T. Zuzga.(LMF) (Entered: 01/14/2014)
212014-01-15 ORDER the 19 Case Management Report is STRIKEN. See Order for detail. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 1/15/2014. Copies mailed/emailed.(MAM) (Entered: 01/15/2014)
222014-01-21 MOTION for Reconsideration re 21 Order striking case management report and , MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Permission to Meet via Telephone to Prepare Case Management Report by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 1/22/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 01/21/2014)
232014-01-22 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint by Jenifer E. Hoffman. (LMF) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. (Entered: 01/23/2014)
242014-01-27 ORDER granting 23 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer or respond. Jenifer E. Hoffman answer or response to complaint due 2/11/2014. No further extensions will be granted. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 1/27/2014. (EEQ) (Entered: 01/27/2014)
252014-01-27 ORDER granting 22 Motion for Reconsideration and For Permission to Meet Via Telephone to Prepare Case Management Report to the extent that the parties shall conduct a telephonic case management conference on or before January 31, 2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 1/27/2014. (EEQ) (Entered: 01/27/2014)
262014-01-31 CASE MANAGEMENT REPORT. (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 01/31/2014)
272014-01-31 RESPONSE re 1 Complaint filed by John C. Boschert. (LAB) (Entered: 02/03/2014)
282014-02-07 CASE MANAGEMENT AND SCHEDULING ORDER: Discovery due by 11/7/2014, Dispositive motions due by 1/6/2015, Pretrial Conference set for 3/25/2015 at 09:00 AM in Ocala Courtroom 3 A before Senior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges, Bench Trial set for trial term commencing 4/6/2015 in Ocala Courtroom 3 A before Senior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges. Signed by Deputy Clerk on 2/7/2014. Copies mailed/emailed (MAM) (Entered: 02/07/2014)
292014-02-11 ANSWER and affirmative defenses to 1 Complaint by Jenifer E. Hoffman. (LMF) ***Affirmative Defenses STRICKEN PER ORDER 34. Modified on 4/17/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 02/11/2014)
302014-02-24 NOTICE of Jury Demand re 1 Complaint by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 2/25/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 02/24/2014)
312014-03-07 MOTION to Strike 29 Answer to Complaint, Hoffman's Affirmative Defenses and supporting memorandum of law by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Koonin, Russell) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. Modified on 3/10/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 03/07/2014)
322014-03-10 ERRATA to 3.01(g) certification pertaining to Motion to strike re 31 MOTION to Strike 29 Answer to Complaint, Hoffman's Affirmative Defenses by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 3/11/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 03/10/2014)
332014-03-27 ORDER to show cause why Plaintiff's Motion to Strike Defendant Hoffman's Affirmative Defenses should not be granted as to Jenifer E. Hoffman. Show Cause Response due by 4/10/2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 3/27/2014. (EEQ) (Entered: 03/27/2014)
342014-04-15 ORDER granting 31 Plaintiff's Motion to Strike Defendant Jenifer E. Hoffman's Affirmative Defenses. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 4/15/2014. (AR) (Entered: 04/15/2014)
352014-04-23 MOTION to Compel Defendants to Comply with Discovery Obligations and Supporting Memorandum of Law by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - 2/24/14 Email, # 2 Exhibit B - Request for Production of Documents to J. Hoffman, # 3 Exhibit C - Request for Production of Documents to J. Boschert, # 4 Exhibit D - 4/2/14 Email)(Koonin, Russell) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens. Modified on 4/25/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 04/23/2014)
362014-05-23 ORDER granting 35 Plaintiff's Motion to Compel. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 5/23/2014. (AR) (Entered: 05/23/2014)
372014-06-09 NOTICE of Non-Receipt of Discovery from Defendants Hoffman and Boschert re 36 Order on motion to compel by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 6/10/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 06/09/2014)
382014-06-18 ORDER setting Show Cause Hearing for July 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 6/18/2014. (AR) (Entered: 06/18/2014)
392014-07-08 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically to be excused from the 7/8/14 hearing by Jenifer E. Hoffman. (LMF) (Entered: 07/08/2014)
402014-07-08 Sworn CERTIFICATE of Completeness of Jenifer E. Hoffman re: 39 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically to be excused from the 7/8/14 hearing by Jenifer E. Hoffman. (LMF) (Entered: 07/08/2014)
412014-07-08 Minute Entry. Proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens: SHOW CAUSE HEARING held on 7/8/2014. (DIGITAL) (DFD) (Entered: 07/08/2014)
422014-07-10 ORDER. On or before July 18, 2014, Plaintiff shall submit an affidavit detailing the reasonable costs it seeks against Ms. Hoffman and Mr. Boschert. To the extent that Ms. Hoffman or Mr. Boschert object to the amount of costs claimed by Plaintiff, they shall file a response within ten (10) days of service of Plaintiff's affidavit. In addition, on or before July 23, 2014, Mr. Boschert shall serve his Rule 26(a) Initial Disclosures, and shall produce all documents responsive to Plaintiff's Requests for Production of Documents. See Order for further details. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 7/10/2014. (JWM) (Entered: 07/10/2014)
432014-07-18 NOTICE of Filing Affidavit in Support of Costs re 42 Order by Securities and Exchange Commission (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Russell Koonin)(Koonin, Russell) Modified on 7/21/2014 (MJT). (Entered: 07/18/2014)
442014-07-23 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Notice of Filing Consent of Defendant Jenifer E. Hoffman as to Judgment of Permanent Injunction by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Consent signed by Jenifer E. Hoffman to Judgment of Permanent Injunction, # 2 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Judgment as to Defendant Jenifer E. Hoffman)(Koonin, Russell) Modified on 7/25/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 07/23/2014)
44.1 Consent of Defendant Jenifer E. Hoffman to Judgment of Permanent Injunction
44.2 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Judgment as to Defendant Jenifer E. Hoffman
452014-07-28 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Plaintiff's Notice of Filing Consent of Bryan T. Zuzga as to Judgment of Permanent Injunction by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Consent of Bryan T. Zuzga to Judgment of Permanent Injunction, # 2 Text of Proposed Order/Judgment as to Bryan T. Zuzga)(Koonin, Russell) Modified on 7/29/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 07/28/2014)
462014-07-31 ORDER. Pursuant to Fed.R.Civ. P. 37(a)(5)(A), sanctions in the form of attorneys' fees and costs in the total amount of $1,259.88 are hereby imposed in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendants Jenifer E. Hoffman and John C. Boschert in equal portions, as follows. Costs and fees in the amount of $629.94 are awarded against Defendant Jenifer E. Hoffman, and costs and fees in the amount of $629.94 are awarded against Defendant John C. Boschert. Signed by Magistrate Judge Philip R. Lammens on 7/31/2014. (JWM) (Entered: 07/31/2014)
472014-08-05 JUDGMENT and Permanent Injunction in favor of Securities and Exchange Commission against Jenifer E. Hoffman. Signed by Senior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges on 8/4/2014. (LRH) (Entered: 08/05/2014)
482014-08-05 JUDGMENT in favor of Securities and Exchange Commission against Bryan T. Zuzga Signed by Senior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges on 8/5/2014. (LRH) (Entered: 08/05/2014)
492014-08-06 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Plaintiff's Notice of Filing Consent of Defendant John C. Boschert to Judgment of Permanent Injunction by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Consent of Defendant John C. Boschert to Judgment of Permanent Injunction, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 08/06/2014)
502014-08-07 JUDGMENT in favor of Securities and Exchange Commission against John C. Boschert Signed by Senior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges on 8/7/2014. (LRH) (Entered: 08/07/2014)
512014-09-29 NOTICE of Related Criminal Matter by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 9/30/2014 (LMF). (Entered: 09/29/2014)
522015-03-16 NOTICE OF RESCHEDULING HEARING: The pretrial conference previously scheduled for 3/25/15 at 9:00 am is rescheduled. New scheduling date and time: Pretrial Conference set for 3/24/2015 at 11:00 AM in Ocala Courtroom 3A before Senior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges. Copies mailed to defendants. (MAM) (Entered: 03/16/2015)
532015-03-18 NOTICE canceling pretrial conference scheduled for 3/24/15 and jury trial scheduled for the trial term commencing 4/6/15. Pro Se Parties have been notified telephonically. Copies also mailed to Pro Se parties. (MAM) (Entered: 03/18/2015)
542015-10-27 Updated NOTICE of Related Criminal Matter by Securities and Exchange Commission (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 10/28/2015 (MJT). (Entered: 10/27/2015)
552015-12-03 MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically Voluntary Dismissal With Prejudice of Plaintiff's Claims for Disgorgement, including Prejudgment Interest, and Civil Penalty Against Defendants Jenifer E. Hoffman, John C. Boschert and Bryan T. Zuzga by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order -Final Order of Dismissal)(Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 12/03/2015)
562016-01-07 ORDER dismissing case with prejudice re 55 Voluntary Dismissal With Prejudice of Plaintiff's Claims for Disgorgement, including Prejudgment Interest, and Civil Penalty Against Defendants Jenifer E. Hoffman, John C. Boschert and Bryan T. Zuzga filed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Signed by Senior Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges on 1/7/2016. (LRH) (Entered: 01/07/2016)
572016-01-08 JUDGMENT entered. Signed by Deputy Clerk. Civil Appeals checklist attached. (EMN) (Entered: 01/08/2016)