UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
September 6, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
RASHIDA ISMAIL AWIL DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: William M. Skretny United States District Judge
DECISION AND ORDER
1. On July 23, 2009, the Defendant entered into a written plea agreement (Docket No. 5) and pled guilty to a One Count Felony Information (Docket No. 1) charging a violation of Title 18, U.S.C. Section 1546(b)(1) (Fraud and Misuse of Visas, Permits, and Other Documents).
2. On August 17, 2009, the Honorable Hugh B. Scott, United States Magistrate Judge, filed a Report and Recommendation (Docket No.8) recommending that Defendant's plea of guilty be accepted and the Defendant adjudicated guilty.
3. This Court has not received objections to the Report and Recommendation in accordance with 28 U.S.C. §636(b)(1)(C) and Local Rule 58.2(a)(3).
4. This Court has carefully reviewed de novo Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation, the plea agreement, transcript of the proceeding, and the applicable law. Upon due consideration, this Court finds no legal or factual error in Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation, and will accept Judge Scott's recommendation that Defendant's plea of guilty be accepted and that the Defendant be adjudicated guilty as charged.
IT HEREBY IS ORDERED, that this Court accepts Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation (Docket No. 8) in its entirety, including the authorities cited and the reasons given therein.
FURTHER, that the plea of guilty of Rashida Ismail Awili is accepted, and she is now adjudged guilty of Title 18, U.S.C. Section 1546(b)(1).
Buffalo, New York
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