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Case TitlePetersen v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
DistrictDistrict of Nebraska
Case Number8:2022cv00141
Date Filed2022-04-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge John M. Gerrard
PlaintiffDavid Petersen
Case DescriptionDavid Petersen submitted a FOIA requests to the Securities and Exchange Commission for records concerning a number of investigations involving the SEC and the FBI. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but after receiving no substantive response from the agency, Petersen filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Opinion/Order [5]
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2022-04-141COMPLAINT against U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. No summons Summons issued, with receipt number 8063361, in the amount of $ 402 filed on behalf of David Petersen(TCL) (Entered: 04/14/2022)
2022-04-142NOTICE by Clerk acknowledging receipt of complaint filed by a pro se party. Three Blank summons forms mailed to plaintiff. (TCL) (Entered: 04/14/2022)
2022-04-203Summons Issued (COPY) as to defendant U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Original provided to pro se plaintiff for completion of service. (LKO) (Entered: 04/20/2022)
2022-05-054MOTION to Amend Complaint 1 on behalf of Plaintiff David Petersen. (LKO) (Entered: 05/05/2022)
2022-05-055ORDER - The plaintiff's motion to amend complaint (filing 4 ) is granted. The plaintiff's supplemental allegations and attachments (filing 4 at 2-6) are deemed incorporated by reference into the plaintiff's complaint. Ordered by Judge John M. Gerrard. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(LKO) (Entered: 05/05/2022)
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