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United States v. Jitesh Thakkar - Updates

Closed Criminal Division Cases

United States v. Jitesh Thakkar
Court Docket No.: 1:18-cr-00036 (N.D. Illinois)

Case Updates

Court Assigned: This case is assigned to the Honorable Robert W. Gettleman, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse, 219 South Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60604. Unless noted in an update below, all court events will take place at this location.

UPDATE – July 5, 2019:  On April 4, 2019, the court ruled to acquit Jitesh Thakkar, of one count of conspiracy to commit spoofing.

Additionally, on April 23, 2019, a motion was filed and executed to dismiss the indictment in its entirety.

A trial date has been set for defendant Thakkar for April 1, 2019, at 9:30 AM.

For information about the charges in this case, please click here.

Because of the court’s schedule, hearing dates could change on very short notice. If you plan on attending, you may want to contact the Victim Assistance Line toll-free at (888) 549-3945 or email us at


Updated September 27, 2023