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Case TitleNOSAL et al v. MNUCHIN
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01359
Date Filed2019-05-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffCHESTER W. NOSAL
PlaintiffNATASCHA D. NOSAL
Case DescriptionChester and Natascha Nosal submitted a FOIA request to the IRS for records concerning whistleblower allegations against Chester Nosal for violating tax laws. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told the Nosals that it would not respond to the request to the extent that it involved third parties without authorization. The Nosals filed an administrative appeal. The agency acknowledged receipt of the appeal and told the Nosals that it would be unable to respond within the statutory time limit. The Nosals then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantSTEVEN T. MNUCHIN
DefendantSTEVEN T. MNUCHIN Secretary U.S. Department of Treasury
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2019-05-101COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF TO OBTAIN RECORDS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT against STEVEN T. MNUCHIN regarding FOIA requests to the IRS discussed in the Complaint ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6116731) filed by CHESTER NOSAL, NATASCHA NOSAL. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment A, # 2 Attachment B, # 3 Attachment C, # 4 Attachment D, # 5 Summons for Defendant Treasury Dept, # 6 Summons courtesy for USAO DC, # 7 Summons courtesy for USAG, # 8 Civil Cover Sheet)(Klimaski, James) (Entered: 05/10/2019)
2019-05-13Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (zeg) (Entered: 05/13/2019)
2019-05-14SUMMONS Not Issued as to STEVEN T. MNUCHIN. (zef, ) (Entered: 05/14/2019)
2019-05-222REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE -- corrected FOIA Summonses for the Agency, the US Attorney for DC, and the US Attorney-General -- re 1 Complaint,, filed by CHESTER W. NOSAL, NATASCHA D. NOSAL. Related document: 1 Complaint,, filed by CHESTER W. NOSAL, NATASCHA D. NOSAL. (Attachments: # 1 Summons for the US Attorney for DC, # 2 Summons for the US Attorney-General)(Klimaski, James) (Entered: 05/22/2019)
2019-05-233SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to STEVEN T. MNUCHIN, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent) (tth) (Entered: 05/23/2019)
2019-06-034RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 5/31/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 6/30/2019. (Klimaski, James) (Entered: 06/03/2019)
2019-06-035RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 5/31/2019. (Klimaski, James) (Entered: 06/03/2019)
2019-06-036RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. STEVEN T. MNUCHIN served on 6/3/2019 (Attachments: # 1 Summons and Complaint also served to IRS on June 3 2019)(Klimaski, James) (Entered: 06/03/2019)
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