UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
January 4, 2013
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
NELSON PADILLA, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: William M. Skretny Chief Judge United States District Court
DECISION AND ORDER
1. On December 12, 2012, the Defendant entered into a written plea agreement (Docket No. 13) and pled guilty to Count 2 of the Indictment (Docket No. 7) charging a violation of Title 18 U.S.C. §§ 471 and 2. (counterfeiting of United States obligations).
2. On December 12, 2012, the Honorable Leslie G. Foschio, United States Magistrate Judge, filed a Report and Recommendation (Docket No. 15) 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) and Local Rule 59(b).
4. This Court has carefully reviewed de novo Judge Foschio's December 12, 2012, Report and Recommendation, the plea agreement, the indictment, and the applicable law. Upon due consideration, this Court finds no legal or factual error in Judge Foschio's Report and Recommendation, and will accept Judge Foschio'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 Foschio's December 12, 2012, Report and Recommendation (Docket No. 15) in its entirety, including the authorities cited and the reasons given therein.
FURTHER, that the plea of guilty of Defendant Nelson Padilla, is accepted, and he is now adjudged guilty of Title 18 U.S.C. §§ 471 and 2.
William M. Skretny
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