Securities and Exchange Commission v. Complete Business Solutions Group, Inc., et al.

Case No. 20-cv-81205-RAR

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Key Court Documents

Below are links within this website to certain filings and court orders in the SEC’s lawsuit against the Defendants that may be of interest to visitors of this website. All filings, court orders, including other filings from the Receiver, the parties to the lawsuit, and other persons, are also available on the Document Filing System of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, which is available at: https://ecf.flsd.uscourts.gov/

DE 169 - PAPERLESS ORDER *** TIME CHANGE ONLY *** resetting preliminary injunction hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 to 11:00 A.M.. Pursuant to a joint request from Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission and Defendants counsel, the Court is moving the preliminary injunction hearing from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. The Zoom hearing can be accessed at https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1601677125?pwd=VnNmOXB2eHBXVHAvWFE5Vzk2TlNVZz09. The Meeting ID is 160 167 7125 and the Passcode is 998431. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 8/18/2020.
DE 170 - PAPERLESS Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II: Preliminary Injunction Hearing held on 8/18/2020. Securities & Exchange Commission's presents their case in chief. Exhibits identified and admitted. Defense begins presentation of their case. Preliminary Injunction Hearing will resume on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Order to follow.
DE 171 - PAPERLESS ORDER setting continuation of preliminary injunction hearing for Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. The hearing will take place via Zoom videoconference. The Zoom hearing can be accessed at https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1610595966?pwd=REQvVXZQOG44Szlsbms1dGVPa0pjdz09. The Meeting ID is 161 059 5966 and the Passcode is 021960. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 8/18/2020.
DE 172 - PAPERLESS ORDER extending the relief the Court granted in [42] ORDER GRANTING EMERGENCY EX PARTE MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND OTHER RELIEF ("Temporary Restraining Order"). As discussed at the preliminary injunction hearing on August 18, 2020, the Court finds there is good cause for an extension of the Temporary Restraining Order through Friday, September 4, 2020 to allow time for continuation of the preliminary injunction hearing and for the Court to issue an order ruling on Plaintiffs request for a preliminary injunction. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 8/18/2020.
DE 189 - PAPERLESS ORDER instructing the parties to send the Court proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law regarding the SEC's motion for a preliminary injunction. As discussed at the August 21, 2020 preliminary injunction hearing, the parties shall email their proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law to the Court at Ruiz@flsd.uscourts.gov, copying all counsel of record, on or before 12:00 P.M. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 8/21/2020.
DE 196 - PAPERLESS ORDER GRANTING [191] RECEIVER RYAN K. STUMPHAUZER'S UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE SWORN STATEMENT. The Receiver shall file the sworn statement for the Receivership Entities on or before August 31, 2020. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 8/24/2020.
DE 206 - PAPERLESS ORDER extending the relief the Court granted in [42] ORDER GRANTING EMERGENCY EX PARTE MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND OTHER RELIEF ("Temporary Restraining Order"). Considering extensions of time sought by the parties to submit proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law to allow time for settlement negotiations, the Court finds there is good cause for an extension of the Temporary Restraining Order. Except as modified by subsequent settlements between the parties or Orders from the Court, the relief the Court granted in the Temporary Restraining Order is extended through September 11, 2020. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 8/29/2020.
DE 216 - PAPERLESS ORDER setting status conference via Zoom on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. The Court will provide information on how to join the Zoom conference in a subsequent paperless order. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 9/1/2020.
DE 222 - PAPERLESS ORDER setting telephonic status conference with Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission and Defendant Dean J. Vagnozzi at 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. The parties are instructed to call 1-877-402-9753 by no later than 4:25 P.M. The access code is 9372453 and the password is 0918. The Court requires that the parties appear via a landline (i.e., not a cellular phone or a speaker phone) if possible for clarity. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 9/2/2020.
DE 229 - PAPERLESS ORDER requiring Defendant Dean J. Vagnozzi and Receiver to file responses to [227] Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission's Motion for Full Sworn Accounting from Defendant Dean Vagnozzi by 12:00 P.M. on Friday, September 4, 2020. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 9/2/2020.
DE 253 - PAPERLESS ORDER granting [250] Receiver's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Sworn Statement and Accounting. The Receiver shall submit the Sworn Statement and Accounting pursuant to Paragraph 10 of the Amended Receivership Order [ECF No. 141] on or before October 30, 2020. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 9/11/2020.
DE 254 - PAPERLESS ORDER requiring Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission and the Receiver to file responses to [251] Non-Party Broadway Advance, LLC's Motion for Clarification of Order and Request for a Hearing and [252] Investor Plaintiffs' Motion for Limited Relief from the Amended Order Staying Litigation Against the Receivership Entities on or before September 16, 2020. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 9/11/2020.
DE 288 - PAPERLESS ORDER setting status conference via Zoom on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. The Court will provide information on how to join the Zoom conference in a subsequent paperless order. Signed by Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz, II on 9/27/2020.

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