There is a continuance of sentencing in Alfredo Beltrán Leyva case. It was continued by the judge in the case,he determined an evidentiary hearing would be necessary, this can be viewed as a favorable move for Alfredo."We will have more hearings. This could take two years. But it does not surprise me because nothing in this case has been easy, "said Judge Leon.
One problem is the 10B the U.S. wants set as forfeiture amount. The figure was estimated based on “testimony” of cooperative witnesses who cut deals in their own cases to testify against Mochomo. read further about this using the link below for court filing)
The case has been litigated in Washington D.C.
Status conference of July 20, 2016, filed today
“Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Richard J. Leon: Case called for Sentencing, but not held. Status Conference as to ALFREDO BELTRAN LEYVA held on 7/20/2016. Pre-Sentencing Hearings are scheduled for 9/14/2016 and 9/15/2016 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 18 before Judge Richard J. Leon. Bond Status of Defendant: Defendant Committed/Commitment Issued; Court Reporter: William Zaremba; Defense Attorneys: A Eduardo Ballarezo and William Purpura, Jr.; US Attorneys: Adrea Goldbard, Adrian Rosales and Marcia Henry; Probation Officer: Renee Moses-Gregory. Interpreters: Benjamin Engelsberg and Maria Krismancich.”