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Case TitleBerry v. Federal Bureau of Investigation et al
DistrictDistrict of New Hampshire
Case Number1:2017cv00143
Date Filed2017-04-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Landya B. McCafferty
PlaintiffJason T. Berry
Case DescriptionJason Berry, a former probation and parole officer for the State of Hampshire, submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records about himself. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Berry also submitted a FOIA request to a state agency. The FBI apparently tried to contact Berry at his parents' home. Berry contacted the FBI agent and asked why he had tried to contact him at his parents' home. After hearing nothing further from the agent, Berry filed suit. Although he cites FOIA as one basis for his claim, his primary claims are under the Privacy Act.
Complaint issues: FOIA mentioned only tangentially

DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
DefendantMark Hastbacka Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, in his individual and official capacities
Complaint attachment 1
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2017-04-181COMPLAINT against Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mark Hastbacka with Jury Demand (Filing fee $400 receipt number 14649014909) filed by Jason T. Berry. (Attachments: # 1 Summons - Waiver) (mc) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-18Case assigned to Judge Landya B. McCafferty. The case designation is: 1:17-cv-143-LM. Please show this number with the judge designation on all future pleadings. (mc) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-18NOTICE. This case has been designated for Electronic Case Filing. All further submissions shall be filed in compliance with the Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing. Pro se litigants are not required to file electronically and may continue to file documents in paper format. Persons filing electronically are strongly encouraged to complete the interactive training modules available on the courts website. To access these modules, click HERE . (mc) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-182Summonses issued by mail as to Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mark Hastbacka. Counsel shall serve all documents in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. NOTICE: Counsel shall print and serve the summonses and all attachments in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (Attachments: # 1 Notice ECF) (mc) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
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