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Kenneth M Karas Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

Kenneth M Karas Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

Page 1: Kenneth M Karas Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

Category:Financial Disclosure

Number of Pages:14

Date Created:December 7, 2009

Date Uploaded to the Library:November 13, 2013

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POSJTI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing Instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) Trustee  Trustee Member, Board Directors  National Association Urban Debate Leagues Member, Board Advisors  The Center Law and Security 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting Individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

Karas, Kenneth (1) 

III. N-JNVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-U filing Instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[Z} NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment 


(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 

VJ. LJAB JLJTJES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[l] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Karas, Kenneth 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, transactions (lnc111des those spouse and dependent children: see PP 34-60 fuinc instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 

Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) 

reporting period reporting period 
(I) 

(2) 
(2) 
(I) 
(2) 
(3) 

Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (Ml)  Type(e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code2 (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  JFCU  Interest  

Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) 
Date 
Month-
Day 

Value  Gain  Identity  
Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
transaction)  

Citibank Savings Account Interest 
Citibank Checking Account None 
HR-10 Fidelity Diversified Int'! Fund None 
HR-I Royce Total Return Investment Fund None 
HR-10 Spartan Equity Index Fund None 
HR-10 Oakmark Equity Income Invest None ment Fund 
HR-10 Growth Fund American None 
HR-10 Vanguard Small Capital Grown None 

10. 
401K Fidelity Diversified Int'! Fund None 

11. 
401 Royce Total Return Investment Fund None 

12. 
401K Spartan Equity Index Fund None 

13. 
401K Oakmark Equity Income lnvestm None ent Fund 

14. 
401K Growth Fund American None 

15. 
401K Vanguard Small Capital Growth Fund None 

16. 
E*Trade Sweep Account Interest 529 Vanguard Agressive Fund None Income Gain Codes: :::::$ 1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,001-$15,000 =$15,00 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04)  F=$50,00l -$100,000 =$100,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5, 000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =St 5,00t -$50,000 =$50,00 00,000 Sl00,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001-Sl,000,000 =Sl,000,001 $5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes  Q=Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value "'1ber =Estimated 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Karas, Kenneth 
05/13/2009 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue. transactions anc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 1-1-60 filinc instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description ofAsseu (including trust asseu) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
(I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  {I)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Amount  Type(e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month- Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

18. 529 Vanguard Aggressive Fund 

None 
19. 
Citibank IRA Interest Open Apr. 

20. 
Citibank IRA Interest Open Apr. Income Gain Codes: .000 less l.OO -$2.500 =$2.50 -ss.ooo =S5.001-$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(See Colunms and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 oo.oo -$1.000.000 =St,000.001-$5.ooo.ooo =More than $5.000,000 Value Codes =115.000 less =SIS,001 -SS0,000 =$50.00I -SI 00.000 =St00.001 -$250.000  
(See Colunms and DJ) =$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500,00t -Sl.OOO.OOO =s1.ooo.001-ss.ooo.ooo =$5. 000.001  $25.000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  TcCasbMarlcct  
(Sec Colulllll Cl)  U=Book Value  V=Otbcr ==Estimated  

Date Report 

05/13/2009
Karas, Kenneth 

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicllteparto/Report.) 
The Trust discussed Pan non-funded insurance trust truestee similar trust name. However, neither trust confers any current benefits income and only triggered upon demise. not have the precise dates that the Citibank IRAs (items and Pan VII) were purchased, but believed they were purchased April 2008. 

Date Report 

05113/2009

Karas, Kenneth 11. 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory proisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the proisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

NOTE: ANY INDMDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY 
AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544 POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing Instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Trustee Trustee 
Member, Board Directors National Association Urban Debate Leagues 
Member, Board Advisors The Center Law and Security 

Karas, Kenneth (2) 

III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 offiling instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[{] Spouse's Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for hanararia.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

IV, REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment 

V GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructians.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Karas, Kenneth 
05/13/2009 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS inco,,,,,, value, transactions (lnctudes those spouse and dependent children: see PP 14-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  reporting period  

(I) 
(2) 
(I) 
(2) 
(I) 
(2) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type(e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  JFCU  Interest  

Type(e.g., buy, sell, redemption) 
Date 
Month-
Day 

Value  Gain  Identity  
Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
transaction)  

Citibank Savings Account Interest Citibank Checking Account None 
HR-I0 Fidelity Diversified Int'! Fund None 
HR-10 Royce Total Return Investment Fund None HR-10 Spartan Equity Index Fund None 
HR-10 Oakrnark Equity Income Invest  None  
ment Fund  HR-10 Growth Fund American  None 
HR-10 Vanguard Small Capital Grown None 

10. Fidelity Diversified Int') Fund None 401 Royce Total Return Investment Fund None 
12. 
401K Spartan Equity Index Fund None 

13. Oakrnark Equity Income lnvestm None ent Fund 

14. 
401K Growth Fund American None 

15. 
401K Vanguard Small Capital Growth Fund None 

16. 
E*Trade Sweep Account Interest 

17. 529 Vanguard Agressive Fund None 

I.locome Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001-$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,00I -$15,000 =$15,001 $50,000  
(Se Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001  $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000or less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001  $250,000  
(See Colu=s and DJ) =$250,00I -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001  $25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Cash Market  
(See Column C2)  U=BookValue  V=Other =Estimated =Assessment 
, 

Description Assets (including trust assets) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
(I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Amount  Type(e.g.,  Value  Value  Type(e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  div., rent.  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-JI) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (AH)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

18. 529 Vanguard Aggressive Fund  None  
19. Citibank IRA  Interest  Open  Apr.  
20. Citibank IRA  Interest  Open  Apr. lnoome Gain Codes: =$1,000 orless ,00 -$2,500 =$2,501-$5,000 0=$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (See Colunms and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100.001 -Sl.000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5.000,000 =Mon: than $5,000,000 Value Codes =SIS,000 less =SIS,001  $50,000 L=$50,001-$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(See lumns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001-$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 

3.Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
05/13/2009
Karas, Kenneth 

The Trust discussed Part non-funded insurance trust truestee similar trust name. However, neither trust confers any current benefits income and only triggered upon not have the precise dates that the Citibank IRAs (items and Part VII) were purchased, but believed they were purchased April 2008. 

Date Report 
05113/2009
Karas, Kenneth 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory 
provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544



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