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Country: United States
State: Michigan
Convicted fraudster, spams using hijacked proxies & virus infected PCs and in the past by hijacking mail servers and mail accounts. One of the first people to host spam-websites in China to evade US law. Served years in prison due to stock-fraud spamming, but soon after being released, seemed to get right back into spamming.


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LEGAL: VERIZON vs. RALSKY - Docket history (part 1)


U.S. District Court

Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria)

CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 01-CV-432

Verizon Internet, et al v. Ralsky, et al

Filed: 03/19/01
Assigned to: Judge Unassigned
Jury demand: Defendant
Demand: $0,000
Nature of Suit: 890
Lead Docket: None
Jurisdiction: Federal Question
Dkt# in other court: None
Cause: 18:1030 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act


VERIZON ONLINE SERVICES, INC., Jon Linden Praed
plaintiff [term 06/17/02]
[term 06/17/02] [COR LD NTC]
Internet Law Group
4121 Wilson Blvd
Suite 101
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 243-8100

v.

JOHN DOES 1 THROUGH 100,
defendant
[term 12/06/01]

========================

ALAN RALSKY Charles George Preston
defendant [COR LD NTC]
Charles G. Preston PC
PO Box 820
Great Falls, VA 22066
(703) 759-3300

Erik Anderson Cox
[term 06/21/02]
[COR LD NTC]
Law Offices of Plato Cacheris
1100 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 730
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 775-8700

John Francis Hundley

[term 06/21/02]
[COR LD NTC]
Cacheris & Treanor
1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 730
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 775-8700

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, L.L.C. Charles George Preston
defendant (See above)
[COR LD NTC]

Erik Anderson Cox
[term 06/21/02]
(See above)
[COR LD NTC]

John Francis Hundley
[term 06/21/02]
(See above)
[COR LD NTC]

LANCE MCDONALD Charles George Preston
defendant [term 07/08/02]
[term 07/08/02] (See above)
[COR LD NTC]

Erik Anderson Cox
[term 06/21/02]
(See above)
[COR LD NTC]

John Francis Hundley
[term 06/21/02]
(See above)
[COR LD NTC]

JOHN DOES 4 THROUGH 100
defendant

========================

VERIZON INTERNET SERVICES INC. Jon Linden Praed
plaintiff [COR LD NTC]
Internet Law Group
4121 Wilson Blvd
Suite 101
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 243-8100



DOCKET PROCEEDINGS


DATE # DOCKET ENTRY



3/19/01 1 COMPLAINT Filing Fee $ 150.00 Receipt # 100144316 (wpin)
[Entry date 03/21/01]


3/21/01 -- No summons issued (wpin)


3/23/01 2 MOTION by Verizon Online for leave to conduct John Doe
discovery (clar) [Entry date 03/26/01]


3/23/01 3 NOTICE of Hearing: Motion Hearing Deadline set for 10:00
3/30/01 for [2-1] motion by Verizon Online for leave to
conduct John Doe discovery (clar) [Entry date 03/26/01]


3/30/01 -- Minute entry: Mag. Judge Jones. Appearance: None. Tape 74.
Rpt: Casamo. Matter called and came on for pltf's. motion
to leave to conduct discovery- granted. Order to be entered
(dana)


3/30/01 4 ORDER Verizon's [2-1] Motion for Leave to Conduct John Doe
Discovery is hereby GRANTED. Verizon shall have until June
30, 2001 to conduct discovery which is reasonably necessary
to effect service of the summons and complaint on the John
Doe defendants. (see order for details) (signed by
Magistrate Judge Thomas R. Jones Jr. ) Copies Mailed: Yes
[EOD Date: 4/2/01] (ppal) [Entry date 04/02/01]


11/16/01 5 ORDERED that the pltf within 20 days show cause, if any
they can, why this case should not be dismissed pursuant to
FRCP4(m). ( signed by Judge Claude M. Hilton ) Copies
Mailed: yes [EOD Date: 11/20/01] (wpin)
[Entry date 11/20/01]


12/6/01 9 AMENDED COMPLAINT by Verizon Online against Alan Ralsky,
Additional Benefits, Lance McDonald, John Does 4-100;
amending [1-1] complaint (pmil) [Entry date 12/13/01]
[Edit date 12/13/01]


12/7/01 6 MOTION by Verizon Online for Extension of time to serve
(clar) [Entry date 12/10/01]


12/7/01 7 Response by Verizon Online to the November 16, 2001 [5-1]
order to Show Cause (clar) [Entry date 12/10/01]


12/7/01 8 NOTICE of Hearing: Motion Hearing Deadline set for 10:00
12/14/01 for [6-1] motion by Verizon Online for Extension
of time to serve and Response toOrder to Show Cause (clar)
[Entry date 12/10/01]


12/10/01 -- SUMMONS(ES) (orig & 3) issued & given to atty for service
by SPS for Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits, Lance McDonald
(amended complaint) (kjon) [Entry date 12/13/01]


12/13/01 10 ORDER before the court, without the necessity of oral
argument, is pltf's motion for an extension of time to
serve defts, and pltf's response to order to show cause.
granting in part, denying in part [6-1] motion by Verizon
Online for Extension of time to serve. The motion is
GRANTED as to dfts Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits L.L.C.
and Lance McDonald and DENIED as to John Does 4-100. Pltf
shall have until 2/14/02 to serve defts Alan Ralsky,
Additional Benefits L.L.C. and Lance McDonald. Pltf's
response to order to show cause is set for a hearing on
2/15/02 at 10:00 a.m. before undersigned magistrate judge.
( signed by Magistrate Judge Barry R. Poretz ) Copies
Mailed: yes [EOD Date: 12/17/01] (mcke)
[Entry date 12/17/01]


12/13/01 -- Deadline updated; pltf's Response to order to Show Cause
Hearing for 10:00 2/15/02 (mcke) [Entry date 12/17/01]


12/14/01 -- Per BRP motions set for 12/14/01 on papers (clar)


12/21/01 11 ORDER that the [6-1] motion by Verizon Online for Extension
of time for service of process is GRANTED, and the deadline
for service of process of the summons and complaint is
extended through February 28, 2002. (See Order for Details)
(signed by Magistrate Judge Thomas R. Jones Jr.) Copies
Mailed: yes [EOD Date: 12/21/01] (stas)


1/7/02 12 SUMMONS Returned Executed as to Lance McDonald 12/18/01
Answer due on 1/7/02 for Lance McDonald (wpin)
[Entry date 01/08/02]


1/7/02 13 SUMMONS Returned on the amended complaint Executed as to
Alan Ralsky 12/18/01 Answer due on 1/7/02 for Alan Ralsky
(wpin) [Entry date 01/08/02]


1/7/02 14 SUMMONS Returned Executed on the amended complaint as to
Additional Benefits 12/18/01 Answer due on 1/7/02 for
Additional Benefits (wpin) [Entry date 01/08/02]


1/8/02 15 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance for Alan Ralsky, Additional
Benefits, Lance McDonald by John Francis Hundley, Erik
Anderson Cox (stas) [Entry date 01/09/02]


1/8/02 16 UNOPPOSED MOTION by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits,
Alan Ralsky for Extension of Time to Respond to the
Complaint (stas) [Entry date 01/09/02]


1/8/02 17 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance for Lance McDonald by Michael
James Harrison (atty is not admitted to practice in EDVA)
(stas) [Entry date 01/09/02] [Edit date 01/09/02]


1/8/02 18 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance for Alan Ralsky, Additional
Benefits by Robert S. Harrison (atty is not admitted to
practice in EDVA) (stas) [Entry date 01/09/02]


1/10/02 19 ORDER that the [16-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky for Extension of Time to Respond to
the Complaint is GRANTED, and Defts Alan Ralsky; Additional
Benefits, L.L.C.; and Lance McDonald are given until
February 8, 2002 to answer or otherwise respond to Pltf's
First Amended Complaint in this case. (See Order for
Details) (signed by Judge T. S. Ellis III) Copies Mailed:
yes [EOD Date: 1/11/02] (stas) [Entry date 01/11/02]


1/23/02 20 ORDER setting Initial Pretrial Conference for 9:50 2/6/02
Discovery Deadline for 6/14/02 Final Pretrial Conference
for 10:10 6/20/02 (see order for details) ( signed by
Judge Claude M. Hilton ) Copies Mailed: yes (wpin)
[Entry date 01/24/02]


2/1/02 21 Joint Discovery Plan by Verizon Online, Alan Ralsky,
Additional Benefits, Lance McDonald, John Does 4-100 (jpau)


2/2/02 26 MEMORANDUM by Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits, Lance
McDonald in support of [25-1] motion by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Dismiss for Lack of
Personal Jurisdiction and for Improper Venue , [25-2]
motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Transfer Case to the Eastern District of Michigan (wpin)
[Entry date 02/11/02]


2/6/02 22 ORDER, for Robert Sheldon Harrison to appear pro hac vice
Filing Fee Paid $ 25.00 Receipt # 100152017 ( signed by
Judge Gerald B. Lee ) Copies Mailed: yes [EOD Date:
2/7/02] (wpin) [Entry date 02/07/02]


2/6/02 -- Initial pretrial conference held; Mag Judge Buchanan;
appearances of counsel; discovery plan approved;
settlement, discussed. (wpin) [Entry date 02/07/02]


2/6/02 24 Rule 16(B) Scheduling Order - Pursuant to the Rule 16(B)
Conference it is hereby ordered that: the Rule 26(f) report
annexed to this Order is approved and shall control
discovery to the extent of its application unless modified
by the Court.-ent. & filed. (see order for details) (
signed by Magistrate Judge Theresa C. Buchanan ) Copies
Mailed: yes (wpin) [Entry date 02/07/02]


2/7/02 23 ORDER, for Michael James Harrison to appear pro hac vice
Filing Fee Paid $ 25.00 Receipt # 100152016 ( signed by
Judge Gerald B. Lee ) Copies Mailed: yes [EOD Date:
2/7/02] (wpin)


2/8/02 25 MOTION by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for
Improper Venue, or in the alternative by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer Case to the
Eastern District of Michigan (wpin) [Entry date 02/11/02]


2/11/02 27 MOTION by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Quash, or in the alternative by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky for Protective Order
limiting the scope of the subpoenas sevied on Standard
Federal Bank and Centex Home Equity Corporation (clar)
[Entry date 02/14/02]


2/11/02 28 Brief by Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits, Lance McDonald
in support of [27-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Quash, [27-2] motion by Lance
McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky for Protective
Order limiting the scope of the subpoenas sevied on
Standard Federal Bank and Centex Home Equity Corporation
(clar) [Entry date 02/14/02]


2/11/02 29 NOTICE of Hearing: Motion Hearing Deadline set for 10:00
2/22/02 for [27-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Quash, set for 10:00 2/22/02 for
[27-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky for Protective Order limiting the scope of the
subpoenas sevied on Standard Federal Bank and Centex Home
Equity Corporation (clar) [Entry date 02/14/02]


2/11/02 30 NOTICE of Hearing: Motion Hearing Deadline set for 10:00
2/22/02 for [25-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Dismiss for Lack of Personal
Jurisdiction and for Improper Venue, set for 10:00 2/22/02
for [25-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits,
Alan Ralsky to Transfer Case to the Eastern District of
Michigan (clar) [Entry date 02/14/02]


2/13/02 31 Response by Verizon Online to [10-1] show cause order of
12/13/02 (wpin) [Entry date 02/14/02]


2/13/02 32 ORDERED that the hearing for pltf's response to Order to
Show Cause, set for 2/15/02 is taken off the calendar.-ent.
filed. x ( signed by Magistrate Judge Barry R. Poretz )
Copies Mailed: yes [EOD Date: 2/15/02] (wpin)
[Entry date 02/15/02]


2/19/02 33 NOTICE of Hearing: Motion Hearing Deadline set for 10:00
3/1/02 for [27-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Quash, set for 10:00 3/1/02 for
[27-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky for Protective Order limiting the scope of the
subpoenas sevied on Standard Federal Bank and Centex Home
Equity Corporation, set for 10:00 3/1/02 for [25-1] motion
by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to
Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for Improper
Venue, set for 10:00 3/1/02 for [25-2] motion by Lance
McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer Case
to the Eastern District of Michigan (clar)
[Entry date 02/20/02]


2/19/02 34 MOTION by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Amend [21-1] joint discovery , and to ADJOURN hearing
on motion to Dismiss and for Improper Venue, or in to
Transfer by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky (wpin) [Entry date 02/21/02]


2/21/02 35 ORDERED that the hearing on the Motion to Dismiss
Additional Benefits shall be adjourned from 2/22/02 at
10:00 to Friday 3/1/02 at 10:00 and parties shall now make
their initial disclosures pursuant to FRCP 26(a) on or
before 3/4/02 rather than 2/25/02.-ent. & filed. ( signed
by Judge Leonie M. Brinkema ) Copies Mailed: yes [EOD
Date: 2/22/02] (wpin) [Entry date 02/22/02]



2/22/02 36 MEMORANDUM by Verizon Online in opposition to [25-1]
motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for
Improper Venue, [25-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer Case to the Eastern
District of Michigan (large pleading) (clar)
[Entry date 02/25/02]


2/27/02 37 Rebuttal by Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits, Lance
McDonald to response to [25-1] motion by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Dismiss for Lack of
Personal Jurisdiction and for Improper Venue, [25-2] motion
by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to
Transfer Case to the Eastern District of Michigan (clar)
[Entry date 02/28/02]


3/1/02 -- Per BRP chambers motions set for 3/1/01 withdrawn (clar)


3/1/02 38 Protective Order as to Verizon Online, Alan Ralsky, Lance
McDonald, re: handling and labelling of confidential
materials.-ent. & filed. ( signed by Magistrate Judge
Barry R. Poretz ) Copies Mailed yes (wpin)


3/1/02 -- **Set Protective Order Flag. (wpin)


3/1/02 -- Minute entry: (GBL) r: Wilson. Appearances: Counsel. On
for hearing on motions - argued and undeer advisement. (jsol)


3/6/02 39 SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM by Verizon Online in opposition to
[25-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for
Improper Venue [25-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer Case to the Eastern
District of Michigan (wpin) [Entry date 03/07/02]


3/6/02 40 Financial Interest Disclosure Statement (Local Rule 7.1) by
Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits (wpin)
[Entry date 03/07/02]


3/6/02 41 SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM by Alan Ralsky, Additional
Benefits, Lance McDonald in support of [25-1] motion by
Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Dismiss
for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for Improper Venue by
Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky, [25-2]
motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Transfer Case to the Eastern District of Michigan by
Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky (wpin)
[Entry date 03/07/02]


4/4/02 42 MOTION by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
for stay of discovery pending the Court's order on deft's
motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and
improper venue, or, in the alternative by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer venue, to
the Eastern District of Michigan (clar)
[Entry date 04/05/02]


4/4/02 43 NOTICE of Hearing: Motion Hearing Deadline set for 10:00
4/12/02 for [42-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky for stay of discovery pending the
Court's order on deft's motion to dismiss for lack of
personal jurisdiction and improper venue, set for 10:00
4/12/02 for [42-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer (clar)
[Entry date 04/05/02]


4/10/02 44 MEMORANDUM by Verizon Online in opposition to [42-1] motion
by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky for
stay of discovery pending the Court's order on deft's
motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and
improper venue (jpau)


4/12/02 -- Per GBL chambers motions set for 4/12/02 on papers (clar)


4/17/02 45 ORDER denying [42-1] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional

Benefits, Alan Ralsky for stay of discovery pending the
Court's order on deft's motion to dismiss for lack of
personal jurisdiction and improper venue.-ent. & filed. (
signed by Judge Gerald B. Lee ) Copies Mailed: yes [EOD
Date: 4/18/02] (wpin) [Entry date 04/18/02]


4/17/02 46 ORDER denying [42-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer, denying [25-1] motion by
Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Dismiss
for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for Improper Venue,
denying [25-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional
Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Transfer Case to the Eastern
District of Michigan ( signed by Judge Gerald B. Lee )
Copies Mailed: yes [EOD Date: 4/18/02] (wpin)
[Entry date 04/18/02]


4/22/02 47 Authorization of Service by Electronic Means filed by
defendant Alan Ralsky, defendant Additional Benefits,
defendant Lance McDonald (wpin) [Entry date 04/24/02]


4/30/02 48 DEMAND for jury trial by Lance McDonald (wpin)
[Entry date 05/01/02]


4/30/02 49 ANSWER by Lance McDonald to First amended complaint (wpin)
[Entry date 05/01/02]


4/30/02 50 DEMAND for jury trial by Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits
(wpin) [Entry date 05/01/02]


4/30/02 51 ANSWER by Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits to First amended
complaint (wpin) [Entry date 05/01/02]


4/30/02 52 MOTION by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Amend [46-1] order dated 4/17/02 to provide
certification for Interlocutory Appeal, and by Lance
McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Stay
proceeding pending Appeal (wpin) [Entry date 05/01/02]


4/30/02 53 MEMORANDUM by Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits, Lance
McDonald in support of [52-1] motion by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Amend [46-1] order
dated 4/17/02 to provide certification for Interlocutory
Appeal by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky,
[52-2] motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky to Stay proceeding pending Appeal by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky (wpin)
[Entry date 05/01/02]


5/20/02 54 MEMORANDUM by Verizon Online in opposition to [52-1]
motion by Lance McDonald, Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky
to Amend [46-1] order dated 4/17/02 to provide
certification for Interlocutory Appeal by Lance McDonald,
Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky (wpin)
[Entry date 05/21/02]


5/31/02 55 MOTION by Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Compel
discovery,and by Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to have
thier first set of requests to admit deemed admitted and/or
the sufficiency of the objections thereto determined, and
by Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky for extension of
discovery cut-off date, and by Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky for reasonable expenses, including Attorney Fees
(clar) [Edit date 05/31/02]


5/31/02 56 Brief by Alan Ralsky, Additional Benefits in support of
[55-1] motion by Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to Compel
discovery, [55-2] motion by Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky to have thier first set of requests to admit deemed
admitted and/or the sufficiency of the objections thereto
determined, [55-3] motion by Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky for extension of discovery cut-off date, [55-4]
motion by Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky for reasonable
expenses, including Attorney Fees (clar)


5/31/02 57 NOTICE of Hearing: Motion Hearing Deadline set for 10:00
6/7/02 for [55-1] motion by Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky to Compel discovery, set for 10:00 6/7/02 for [55-2]
motion by Additional Benefits, Alan Ralsky to have thier
first set of requests to admit deemed admitted and/or the
sufficiency of the objections thereto determined, set for
10:00 6/7/02 for [55-3] motion by Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky for extension of discovery cut-off date, set for
10:00 6/7/02 for [55-4] motion by Additional Benefits, Alan
Ralsky for reasonable expenses, including Attorney Fees
(clar)


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