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Information on U.S. v. Swainson Hawke, et al (GIT, Inc)

On September 17, 2013, Defendant Swainson Hawke pled guilty in the United States District Court in the Western District of Kentucky. The United States has received unofficial notice that the defendant has passed away. The Court will issue an order regarding this matter at a later date.

On July 17, 2014, Defendant William Hume pled guilty in United States District Court in the Western District of Kentucky before Judge John G. Heyburn, II. The defendant was sentenced to two years probation. Under the provisions of 18 USC 3663 A, “the number of identifiable victims is so large as to make restitution impracticable;” and the limited amount of assets recovered, the Court did not ordered restitution.

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