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Case TitleWELENC v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00766
Date Filed2017-04-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffLARRY WELENC
Case DescriptionLarry Welenc submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records from the FBI's Las Vegas office on Nancy Shuster. The agency disclosed 214 of 279 records. Welenc argued that many of the records were about himself, rather than Shuster. He then filed suit, asking the court to consolidate the case with an earlier Privacy Act action he had filed in 2008.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Jurisdiction - Failure to State a Claim

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
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2017-04-261COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION filed by LARRY WELENC. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-262MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by LARRY WELENC (td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-26FIAT ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis "Leave to file without prepayment of costs GRANTED" by Judge James E. Boasberg. (See docket entry no. 2 to view.) (td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-263NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by LARRY WELENC. Case related to Case No. 08-2249 RBW. (td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-05-164SUMMONS (4) Issued as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jd) (Entered: 05/20/2017)
2017-05-245RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 5/22/2017. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 6/21/2017.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 5/22/17, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 5/18/17. (td) (Entered: 05/26/2017)
2017-05-266RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 5/24/17., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 5/24/2017 (td) (Entered: 05/31/2017)
2017-06-027RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 6/2/17. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 7/2/2017. (td) (Entered: 06/05/2017)
2017-06-128RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION served on 6/12/2017 (td) (Entered: 06/15/2017)
2017-06-169First MOTION for Extension of Time to File Defendants' Answer or Other Response to Plaintiff's Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (Adebonojo, Kenneth) (Entered: 06/16/2017)
2017-06-22MINUTE ORDER: Defendant's 9 Motion for Extension of Time is granted, and its Answer or other response to the Complaint is due by July 18, 2017. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 6/22/17. (ms) (Entered: 06/22/2017)
2017-06-22Set/Reset Deadlines: Answer due by 7/18/2017, (gdf) (Entered: 06/22/2017)
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