Case Details

CourtSouthern District of New York
Docket number1:13-cr-00410
Date case filed2013-05-30
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Naomi Reice Buchwald
Case cause
Nature of suit
Jury demand
Demand
Jurisdiction

Case Parties

Party: Alexander Goldshmidt
Party type: Defendant (1)
also known asSealed Defendant 1
Attorney name: Gary Adam Farrell
Attorney Contact:
Gary A. Farrell, Esq.
26 Court Street, Suite 601
Brooklyn, NY 11242
(718) 488-7600
Fax: (718)-855-2778
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Retained

Attorney name: Martin H. Kaplan
Attorney Contact:
Gusrae, Kaplan, Nusbaum, PLLC
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
(212)-269-1400
Fax: (212)-809-5449
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 05/22/2014 LEAD ATTORNEY Designation: Retained

Attorney name: Nicole Zippilli
Attorney Contact:
Gusrae, Kaplan, Nusbaum, PLLC
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
212-269-1400
Fax: 212-809-5449
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

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12013-03-28 SEALED COMPLAINT as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1), Alex Puzaitzer (2), Michael Vax (3), Paul Orena (4), Yitz Grossman (5), Efrim Aksanov (6), Steve Koifman (7) in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371, 1951. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Henry B. Pitman) (gq) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 04/09/2013)
82013-04-04 Order to Unseal Case as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Paul Orena, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Kevin Nathaniel Fox on 4/4/2013)(gq) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 04/09/2013)
92013-04-04 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Martin H. Kaplan appearing for Alexander Goldshmidt. (gq) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 04/09/2013)
152013-04-04 PRB APPEARANCE Bond Entered as to Alexander Goldshmidt in amount of $1,000,000. 2 FRP. Secured by property: 61 Crine Road, Moganville, N.J. and 35 Seacoast Towers, B'klyn, N.Y. Travel restricted to SDNY, EDNY, District of New Jersey. Surrender travel documents (& no new applications). Regular pretrial supervision. Other conditions: Deft shall have no contact with the person identified as CC-1 in the complaint or CC-1's family and shall not have anyone contact CC-1 or CC-1's family members on the deft's behalf. Deft shall not be within 200 feet of 42 W. 38 Street, New York, N.Y., 9020 Elmhurst Ave., Jackson Heights, N.Y. or 4720 Ft. Hamilton Parkway, B'Klyn, N.Y. Deft shall not engage in the promotion of stock unless he receives permission from Pretrial Servs. Office. Deft shall submit to a urine analysis conducted by Pretrial Servs., and if it is positive for controlled substances, he must undergo drug testing and treatment as deemed appropriate by Pretrial Servs. Office. Deft shall not contact codefendants except int the presence of counsel. Deft shall be released on 4/4/13; the PRB must be cosigned on 4/15/13 and property posted by C.O.B. 4/11/13. (gq) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 04/09/2013)
292013-05-03 ORDER TO CONTINUE IN THE INTEREST OF JUSTICE as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Paul Orena, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman. Time excluded from 5/3/2013 until 6/3/13. (Signed by Magistrate Judge James L. Cott on 5/3/13)(vb) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 05/09/2013)
302013-05-03 AFFIRMATION of Jennifer E. Burns by USA as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Paul Orena, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman in Support re: 29 Order to Continue - Interest of Justice,. (vb) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 05/09/2013)
362013-05-29 TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Paul Orena, Yitz Grossman Initial Appearance held on 4/4/13 before Magistrate Judge Kevin Nathaniel Fox. Court Reporter/Transcriber: Shari Riemer, (518) 581-8973, Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 6/24/2013. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 7/8/2013. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 8/30/2013. (Ortiz, Danny) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 05/29/2013)
372013-05-29 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Paul Orena, Yitz Grossman. Notice is hereby given that an official transcript of a Initial Appearance proceeding held on 4/4/13 has been filed by the court reporter/transcriber in the above-captioned matter. The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. If no such Notice is filed, the transcript may be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 calendar days.... (Ortiz, Danny) [1:13-mj-00828-UA] (Entered: 05/29/2013)
382013-05-30 INDICTMENT FILED as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1) count(s) 1, 2, Alex Puzaitzer (2) count(s) 1, 2, Michael Vax (3) count(s) 1, 2. (jm) (Entered: 05/31/2013)
442013-07-30 (S1) SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT FILED as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1) count(s) 1s, 2s, Alex Puzaitzer (2) count(s) 1s, 2s, Michael Vax (3) count(s) 1s, 2s, Yitz Grossman (4) count(s) 1, Efrim Aksanov (5) count(s) 1, 2, Steve Koifman (6) count(s) 1, 2. (jm) (Entered: 07/30/2013)
512013-08-15 TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax re: Conference held on 6/5/13 before Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald. Court Reporter/Transcriber: Steven Greenblum, (212) 805-0300, Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 9/9/2013. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/19/2013. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/18/2013. (Rodriguez, Somari) (Entered: 08/15/2013)
522013-08-15 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax. Notice is hereby given that an official transcript of a Conference proceeding held on 6/5/13 has been filed by the court reporter/transcriber in the above-captioned matter. The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. If no such Notice is filed, the transcript may be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 calendar days.... (Rodriguez, Somari) (Entered: 08/15/2013)
532013-08-15 (S2) SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT FILED as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1) count(s) 1ss, 2ss, Alex Puzaitzer (2) count(s) 1ss, 2ss, Michael Vax (3) count(s) 1ss, 2ss, Yitz Grossman (4) count(s) 1s, Efrim Aksanov (5) count(s) 1s, 2s, Steve Koifman (6) count(s) 1s, 2s, Paul Orena (7) count(s) 1, 2. (jm) (Entered: 08/16/2013)
542013-08-23 ENDORSED LETTER as to Alexander Goldshmidt addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Martin H. Kaplan dated 8/23/2013 re: Requests a waiver of this condition to attend the funeral of co-defendant mother-in-law. The funeral is scheduled for 10am Friday, August 23, 2013 at Lisovetsky Memorial Home, Brooklyn, NY...ENDORSEMENT...SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 8/23/2013)(jw) (Entered: 08/23/2013)
642013-11-20 LETTER MOTION addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from AUSA Jason A. Masimore dated 11/20/2013 re: Motion on Consent of Parties to Adjourn December 3 Status Conference. Document filed by USA as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. (Masimore, Jason) (Entered: 11/20/2013)
652013-11-25 ORDER granting 64 LETTER MOTION Status conference has been scheduled in this matter for Febraury 4, 2014 at 3pm as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1), Alex Puzaitzer (2), Michael Vax (3), Yitz Grossman (4), Efrim Aksanov (5), Steve Koifman (6), Paul Orena (7). IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that time is excluded from the date of this order until February 4, 2014 pursuant to the Speedy Trial Act, US Code, Section 3161(h)(7)(A). SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 11/22/2013) (jw) (Entered: 11/25/2013)
702014-01-29 LETTER MOTION addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from AUSA Jason A. Masimore dated 1/29/2014 re: Motion to Adjourn February 6, 2014 Status Conference and to Exclude Time. Document filed by USA as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. (Masimore, Jason) (Entered: 01/29/2014)
712014-02-04 ORDER granting 70 LETTER MOTION Reschedule Conference as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1), Alex Puzaitzer (2), Michael Vax (3), Yitz Grossman (4), Efrim Aksanov (5), Steve Koifman (6), Paul Orena (7). IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that time is excluded from the date of this order until April 1, 2014 at 3:30pm. SO ORDERED (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 1/3/14) (jw) (Entered: 02/04/2014)
782014-03-24 LETTER MOTION addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from AUSA Jason A. Masimore dated 03/24/2014 re: Motion on Consent to Adjourn the April 1 Status Conference and Exclude Time. Document filed by USA as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. (Masimore, Jason) (Entered: 03/24/2014)
792014-03-27 ORDER granting 78 LETTER MOTION Time excluded as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1), Alex Puzaitzer (2), Michael Vax (3), Yitz Grossman (4), Efrim Aksanov (5), Steve Koifman (6), Paul Orena (7). It is hereby ORDEED that time is excluded from the date of this order until May 22, 2014 at 3:30pm, pursuant to the Speedy Trial Act, Title 18, US Code, Section 3161(h)(7)9A). SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 3/26/2014) (jw) (Entered: 03/27/2014)
812014-05-16 MOTION for Martin H. Kaplan to Withdraw as Attorney . Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. (Attachments: # 1 Memo in Support, # 2 Affidavit in Support, # 3 Ex. A to Affidavit in Support)(Zippilli, Nicole) (Entered: 05/16/2014)
822014-05-16 NOTICE of Change of Address as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. New Address: Gusrae Kaplan Nusbaum PLLC, 120 Wall Street, 25th Floor, New York, New York, US 10005, 2122691400. (Zippilli, Nicole) (Entered: 05/16/2014)
832014-05-16 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Gary Adam Farrell appearing for Alexander Goldshmidt. Appearance Type: Retained. (Farrell, Gary) (Entered: 05/16/2014)
842014-05-27 MEMO ENDORSEMENT granting 81 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1), Alex Puzaitzer (2), Michael Vax (3), Yitz Grossman (4), Efrim Aksanov (5), Steve Koifman (6), Paul Orena (7). ENDORSEMENT: Motion granted. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 5/22/2014) (ft) (Entered: 05/27/2014)
852014-05-27 MEMO ENDORSEMENT as to (S1-13-Cr-410-) Alexander Goldshmidt (1), Alex Puzaitzer (2), Michael Vax (3), Yitz Grossman (4), Efrim Aksanov (5), Steve Koifman (6) on Motion filed by Attorney Martin H. Kaplan for Defendant Alexander Goldshmidt dated May 16, 2014 Re: Upon the accompanying Affidavit of Martin H. Kaplan, Esq., sworn to May 16, 2014, and the Exhibits annexed thereto, and Memorandum of Law in Support and the pleadings herein, Gusrae Kaplan Nusbaum PLLC ("GKN') will move this Court, before the Honorable Naomi Reice Buchwald, at the United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, Courtroom 21A, New York, New York, on May 22, 2014 at 9:30am, or as soon thereafter as the Court will hear, for an Order, pursuant to Local Criminal Rule l.l(b) and Local Civil Rule 1.4, allowing GKN to withdraw as counsel for defendant Alexander Goldshmidt and for such other relief as the Court may deem proper. ENDORSEMENT: Motion granted. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 5/22/2014) (bw) (Entered: 05/27/2014)
902014-07-01 TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings as to Alexander Goldshmidt re: Conference held on 5/22/14 before Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald. Court Reporter/Transcriber: Sonya Ketter Huggins, (212) 805-0300, Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 7/25/2014. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 8/4/2014. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 10/2/2014. (Rodriguez, Somari) (Entered: 07/01/2014)
912014-07-01 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to Alexander Goldshmidt. Notice is hereby given that an official transcript of a Conference proceeding held on 5/22/14 has been filed by the court reporter/transcriber in the above-captioned matter. The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. If no such Notice is filed, the transcript may be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 calendar days.... (Rodriguez, Somari) (Entered: 07/01/2014)
922014-07-01 SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault. (nm) (Entered: 07/01/2014)
952014-07-16 LETTER MOTION addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Gary Farrell dated July 16, 2014 re: Modify Bond Condition . Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt. (Farrell, Gary) (Entered: 07/16/2014)
962014-07-18 MEMO ENDORSEMENT on 95 LETTER MOTION filed by Alexander Goldshmidt (1), addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Attorney Gary Farrell dated July 16, 2014 re: Modify Bond Condition. Defendant wishes to sell his house and move as soon as possible to an apartment in Brooklyn. Accordingly, the defense is requesting that his home be removed from the bond without substitution to facilitate this sale. The defendant's mother's home would remain as secured property on the bond. ENDORSEMENT: So Ordered. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 7/17/2014) (bw) (Entered: 07/18/2014)
982014-07-31 ORDER granting 97 LETTER MOTION Request for Extension of Date until August 22, 2014 to Submit Defense Motions as to Alex Puzaitzer (2). Application Granted. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 7/30/2014) (dnd) (Entered: 07/31/2014)
1062014-08-22 CONSENT MOTION for Extension of Time to File Defense Motions. Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt. (Harvis, Gabriel) (Entered: 08/22/2014)
1092014-09-04 MEMO ENDORSEMENT granting 106 Motion for Extension of Time to File as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1). ENDORSEMENT: So Ordered. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 9/3/2014) (ft) (Entered: 09/04/2014)
1122014-09-12 MOTION to Exclude speedy trial time. Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. (Farrell, Gary) (Entered: 09/12/2014)
1142014-09-16 MEMO ENDORSEMENT granting 112 Motion to Exclude as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1)..ENDORSEMENT..SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 9/15/14) (jw) (Entered: 09/16/2014)
1172014-09-18 FILING ERROR - WRONG EVENT TYPE SELECTED FROM MENU - MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release . Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. (Farrell, Gary) Modified on 9/19/2014 (ka). (Entered: 09/18/2014)
1182014-09-19 FILING ERROR - WRONG EVENT TYPE SELECTED FROM MENU - CONSENT MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release . Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt. (Harvis, Gabriel) Modified on 9/19/2014 (ka). (Entered: 09/19/2014)
1202014-09-22 ENDORSED LETTER as to Alexander Goldshmidt addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Gary Farrell dated 9/18/14 re: To travel to Miami, Florida from September 25, 2014 until October 2, 2014 with his wife.ENDORSEMENT: Application granted. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 9/18/14)(jw) (Entered: 09/22/2014)
1242014-09-26 MOTION for Caroline Ferris White to Appear Pro Hac Vice . Filing fee $ 200.00, receipt number 0208-10146480. Motion and supporting papers to be reviewed by Clerk's Office staff. Document filed by Paul Orena as to Alexander Goldshmidt, Alex Puzaitzer, Michael Vax, Yitz Grossman, Efrim Aksanov, Steve Koifman, Paul Orena. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(White, Caroline) (Entered: 09/26/2014)
1302014-10-03 FILING ERROR - WRONG EVENT TYPE SELECTED FROM MENU - LETTER MOTION addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Gary Farrell dated 10/3/14 re: Extend time . Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt. (Farrell, Gary) Modified on 10/3/2014 (ka). (Entered: 10/03/2014)
1312014-10-03 FILING ERROR - WRONG EVENT TYPE SELECTED FROM MENU - LETTER MOTION addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Gary Farrell dated 10/3/14 re: Extend Speedy trial waiver . Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt. (Farrell, Gary) Modified on 10/3/2014 (ka). (Entered: 10/03/2014)
1322014-10-03 ENDORSED LETTER as to (13-Cr-410-01) Alexander Goldshmidt addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Attorney Gary Farrell dated October 3, 2014 re: As plea negotiations remain on going, I hereby waive speedy trial time on behalf of the defendant until October 10, 2014, as I continue to negotiate on his behalf with the hope of resolving his case with a plea agreement. Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Burns has consented to this request on behalf of the government. ENDORSEMENT: So Ordered. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 10/3/2014)(bw) (Entered: 10/03/2014)
1342014-10-07 FILING ERROR - WRONG EVENT TYPE SELECTED FROM MENU - CONSENT MOTION to Exclude speedy trial time. Document filed by Alexander Goldshmidt. (Farrell, Gary) Modified on 10/8/2014 (ka). (Entered: 10/07/2014)
1352014-10-08 ORDER as to Alexander Goldshmidt (1), Alex Puzaitzer (2), Michael Vax (3), Yitz Grossman (4), Efrim Aksanov (5). Counsel and defendants are directed to appear for a conference with the Court on October 20, 2014, at 2:30 P.M., at the United States Court House, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, in Courtroom 21A. IT IS SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 10/7/2014); Copy of this Order has been mailed on this date by Chambers to the following: Counsel for the Government: Jennifer Burns, Esq., Abigail Kurland, Esq., Jason Masimore, Esq.; Counsel for Defendants: Gary A. Farrell, Esq., Gerald L. Shargel, Esq., Robert A. Soloway, Esq., Benjamin Brafman, Esq., Joshua Kirshner, Esq., Bradford M. Cohen, Esq. (bw) (Entered: 10/08/2014)
1372014-10-14 ENDORSED LETTER as to Alexander Goldshmidt addressed to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald from Gary Farrell dated 10/8/2014 re: Waiver of Speedy Trial Time. ENDORSEMENT: So Ordered. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 10/10/2014)(ft) (Entered: 10/14/2014)
1452014-11-05 TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings as to Alexander Goldshmidt re: Plea held on 10/17/2014 before Magistrate Judge Debra C. Freeman. Court Reporter/Transcriber: Denise Richards, (212) 805-0300, Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 12/1/2014. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 12/11/2014. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 2/6/2015. (McGuirk, Kelly) (Entered: 11/05/2014)
1462014-11-05 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to Alexander Goldshmidt. Notice is hereby given that an official transcript of a Plea proceeding held on 10/17/2014 has been filed by the court reporter/transcriber in the above-captioned matter. The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. If no such Notice is filed, the transcript may be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 calendar days.... (McGuirk, Kelly) (Entered: 11/05/2014)