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Case TitleCASTRO v. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01843
Date Filed2020-07-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffJOHN ANTHONY CASTRO
Case DescriptionJohn Castro, an enrolled agent with the IRS whose license was suspended and then reinstated by the agency, submitted two FOIA requests to the IRS for records concerning emails sent to Tony Wood pertaining to Castro and records related to the investigation of Castro. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests and told Castro that his requests were too broad to allow for a search. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Castro filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
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2020-07-081COMPLAINT against INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7315451) filed by JOHN ANTHONY CASTRO. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons IRS, # 3 Summons USAG, # 4 Summons USAO)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 07/08/2020)
2020-07-09Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (adh, ) (Entered: 07/09/2020)
2020-07-102SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 07/10/2020)
2020-07-103ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 7/10/2020. (DM) (Entered: 07/10/2020)
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