REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS 
SHARON L. OVINGTON, Chief Magistrate Judge.
This case came on for hearing on August 26, 2013. The United States was represented by Assistant United States Attorney Brent Tabacchi and Defendant was represented by Mr. Nicholas Gounaris.
The parties have entered into a plea agreement, which has been filed of record. The undersigned carefully inquired of Defendant regarding her understanding of the agreement as well as her competence to understand the agreement. Having fully inquired, the undersigned Judicial Officer finds that Defendant's tendered plea of guilty to Count 1 of the Superceding Indictment is knowing, intelligent, and voluntary. Based on the statement of facts as set forth in the plea colloquy, the undersigned finds that there is a sufficient factual basis for a finding of guilt as to Count 1 conspiracy to defraud the United States through fraudulent claims.
It is accordingly recommended that the Court accept Defendant's plea of guilty to Count 1 of the Superceding Indictment and find Defendant guilty as charged in such Count of conspiracy to defraud the United States through fraudulent claims in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. §286.
Pending the Court's acceptance of Defendant's pleas, Defendant has been referred to the Probation Department for a pre-sentence investigation and his conditions ...