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Case TitleMontenegro v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
DistrictEastern District of Virginia
Case Number1:2017cv00212
Date Filed2017-02-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Leonie M. Brinkema
PlaintiffTristan di Montenegro
Case DescriptionTristan di Montenegro submitted two FOIA requests to the FBI by certified mail. The Postal Service tracking system indicated the requests had been delivered. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, Montenegro filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
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2017-02-231COMPLAINT against Federal Bureau of Investigation, filed by Tristan di Montenegro. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1, # 2 Attachment 2, # 3 Exhibit 1, # 4 Exhibit 2, # 5 Exhibit 3, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(dest, ) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-02-232MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Tristan di Montenegro. (dest, ) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-02-243MOTION for Pro Se E-Noticing by Tristan di Montenegro. (dest, ) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-03-014ORDER granting 3 Motion for Pro Se E-Noticing. Signed by Magistrate Judge Michael S. Nachmanoff on 3/1/2017. (dest, ) (Entered: 03/02/2017)
2017-03-025ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Magistrate Judge Michael S. Nachmanoff on 3/2/2017. (dest, ) (Entered: 03/02/2017)
2017-03-136ORDER- It is hereby ORDERED that this case (l:17-cv-212) is REASSIGNED to JudgeBrinkema. Signed by District Judge T. S. Ellis, III on 3/13/2017. (dest, ) (copy mailed as directed in the Order) (Entered: 03/13/2017)
2017-03-13Case Reassigned to District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema. District Judge T. S. Ellis, III no longer assigned to the case. (dest, ) (Entered: 03/13/2017)
2017-03-147Summons Issued to be served via USMS as to Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (dest, ) (Entered: 03/14/2017)
2017-03-218SUMMONS Returned Executed by Tristan di Montenegro. Federal Bureau of Investigation served on 3/20/2017, answer due 5/19/2017. (gwalk, ) (Entered: 03/21/2017)
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