The judge moved the trial to a later date, noting that there were new defendants named in the case.
Guam – Defendants in the luxury car scam will remain on pre-trial release until their case is heard one year from now.
Prestige Automobile CEO John Shen, his son Jonathan Shen, employees Orlando Domingo and Ana Absalon are accused of setting up fake sales of vehicles, registering them under stolen identities and then shipping them off to China.
In court on Tuesday, Judge Alberto Lamorena scheduled the trial for October 2018, stating fairness to the defendants recently named in the superseding indictment as the basis to move the trial.
A pre-trial conference will be held on February 20, 2018, with jury selection set for October 15, 2018.