United States District Court, Western District of New York
February 18, 2015
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
GEORGIA BOWEN, Defendant.
DECISION AND ORDER
WILLIAM M. SKRETNY, Chief Judge United States District Court.
1. On January 27, 2015, the Defendant entered into a written plea agreement (Docket No. 40) and pled guilty to Counts 2 and 4 of the Indictment (Docket No. 1) charging a violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 1347(a)(1) (health care fraud) and Title 18 U.S.C. § 1028A(a)(1) (aggravated identity theft).
2. On January 27, 2015, the Honorable Leslie G. Foschio, United States Magistrate Judge, filed a Report and Recommendation (Docket No. 42) 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 January 27, 2015, 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 January 27, 2015, Report and Recommendation (Docket No. 42) in its entirety, including the authorities cited and the reasons given therein.
FURTHER, that the plea of guilty of Defendant, GEORGIA BOWEN is accepted, and she is now adjudged guilty of Title 18 U.S.C. § 1347(a)(1) and Title 18 U.S.C. § 1028A(a)(1).