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Case TitleMakarova Cross et al v. US Treasury Department et al
DistrictDistrict of Rhode Island
Case Number1:2018cv00346
Date Filed2018-06-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge John J. McConnell, Jr.
PlaintiffNellie Makarova Cross
PlaintiffSergey Korolev
Case DescriptionNellie Makaraova Cross and Sergey Korol Korlev submitted a FOIA request to the IRS for records concerning audits conducted between 2007 through 2015. The agency acknowledged request of the request. The agency denied the request under Exemption 3 (other statutes), Exemption 7(A) (interference with ongoing investigation or proceeding), and Exemption 7(E) (investigative methods and techniques). Cross and Korlev filed an administrative appeal. The agency upheld its original decision. Cross and Korlev then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUS Treasury Department
DefendantInternal Revenue Service
Complaint attachment 2
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2018-06-261COMPLAINT ( filing fee paid $ 400.00, receipt number 0103-1229771 ), filed by Nellie Makarova Cross.(Reilly, Charles) (Main Document 1 replaced on 6/26/2018) (Potter, Carrie). (Additional attachment(s) added on 6/26/2018: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet) (Potter, Carrie). (Entered: 06/26/2018)
2018-06-262MOTION to Compel Preparation of a Vaughn Index filed by Nellie Makarova Cross. Responses due by 7/10/2018. (Reilly, Charles) (Entered: 06/26/2018)
2018-06-26DOCKET NOTE: Regarding: 1 Complaint,. CLERK’S NOTE : Remote electronic access to the document has been restricted by the Clerk’s Office as it contains one or more personal identifiers. Filer is directed to submit a redacted version. (Potter, Carrie) (Entered: 06/26/2018)
2018-06-26Case assigned to District Judge John J. McConnell, Jr. and Magistrate Judge Lincoln D. Almond. (Potter, Carrie) (Entered: 06/26/2018)
2018-06-263CASE OPENING NOTICE ISSUED (Potter, Carrie) (Entered: 06/26/2018)
2018-06-274EXHIBIT IN SUPPORT by Nellie Makarova Cross in support of 1 Complaint, Injunctive Relief Redacted . (Reilly, Charles) (Entered: 06/27/2018)
2018-07-105RESPONSE In Opposition to 2 MOTION to Compel Preparation of a Vaughn Index filed by Internal Revenue Service. Replies due by 7/17/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Supporting Memorandum, # 2 Proposed Order)(Darden, Erin) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
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