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Case TitleSamuel v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
DistrictDistrict of South Carolina
Case Number2:2019cv01787
Date Filed2019-06-24
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHonorable Richard M Gergel
PlaintiffRobert T Samuel, III
Case DescriptionRobert Samuel submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning the investigation of two complaints he submitted. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Samuel filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 6
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2019-06-241COMPLAINT against Federal Bureau of Investigation ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number SCX200016462.), filed by Robert T Samuel, III. (Attachments: # 1 Supporting Documents)(hada, ) Modified on 7/3/2019 Additional Attachments 6 filed (egra, ). (Entered: 06/24/2019)
2019-06-244Local Rule 26.01 Answers to Interrogatories by Robert T Samuel, III.(hada, ) (Entered: 06/24/2019)
2019-07-036Additional Attachments to Main Document 1 Complaint. (Attachments: # 1 Supporting Documents, # 2 Envelope) (egra, ) (Entered: 07/03/2019)
2019-07-129ORDER authorizing service of process by clerk and directing plaintiff to notify the clerk in writing of any change of address. Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant on 07/12/2019. (egra, ) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
2019-07-1210Summons Issued as to Federal Bureau of Investigation. U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. Service due by 10/10/2019. (egra, ) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
2019-07-1211***DOCUMENT MAILED 9 Order Service - Non-Inmate, 10 Summons Issued as to USA placed in U.S. Mail from Charleston Clerks Office to Robert T Samuel, III P.O. Box 32311 Charleston, SC 29417 (egra, ) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
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