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Case TitleOppenheim v. Department of the Treasury
DistrictSouthern District of Florida
CityFt Lauderdale
Case Number0:2018cv60711
Date Filed2018-04-04
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Joan A. Lenard
PlaintiffRoy David Oppenheim
Case DescriptionRoy Oppenheim submitted two FOIA requests to the IRS for records concerning the handling of his whistleblower complaint. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but denied the requests under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy) and Exemption 7(C) (invasion of privacy concerning law enforcement records). Oppenheim filed an administrative appeal, which was denied. He then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of the Treasury
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2018-04-041COMPLAINT for Injunctive Relief against Department of the Treasury. Filing fees $ 400.00 receipt number 113C-10540013, filed by Roy David Oppenheim. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6, # 8 Exhibit 7, # 9 Exhibit 8, # 10 Exhibit 9, # 11 Summon(s))(Oppenheim, Roy) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-042Clerks Notice of Judge Assignment to Judge Joan A. Lenard. Pursuant to 28 USC 636(c), the parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia O. Valle is available to handle any or all proceedings in this case. If agreed, parties should complete and file the Consent form found on our website. It is not necessary to file a document indicating lack of consent. Pro se (NON-PRISONER) litigants may receive Notices of Electronic Filings (NEFS) via email after filing a Consent by Pro Se Litigant (NON-PRISONER) to Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. The consent form is available under the forms section of our website. (ail) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-043Summons Issued as to Department of the Treasury. (ail) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
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