Filing 7

Order of Dismissal; Granting 4 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis The Clerk is directed to enter judgment. Signed by Senior Judge Robert H. Hodges, Jr. (ew) Service on parties made. Tracking #7012 3460 0001 7791 8576.

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ORIGIt.lAL @nftel btvteg [,surt of fpfrrsl @tufms No. 18-235 C April9,2017 D.J. DONNELLY, d/b/a Triumph Donnelly Studios LLC Plaintffi THE IINITED STATES, Defendant. OR-DER WAIVING FILING FEE AND DISMISSING CASE ^'Ul SPONTE Plaintiff s complaint alleges a violation of the Federal Tort Claims Act and acts of "negligence, careless conduct, wrongful [and] tortious conduct" by the United States Postal Service based on an allegation that the Postal Service lost "conhdential movie materials." Plaintiff, who has appeared pro se and filed a motion to proceed in forma pauperis, is seeking $50,000 in damages. The United States Court of Federal Claims does not have jurisdiction to address claims submitted under the Federal Tort Claims Act. 28 U.S.C. $ 1491(a) (2011); Brown v. United States, 105 F.3d 621,623 (Fed. Cir. 1997). Even if plaintiff s allegations in the complaint axe true, they do not give rise to a cause of action over which this court has subj ect-matter jurisdiction. Plaintiff s motion to proceed in forma pauperrs is GRANTED for the purposes of waiving its filing fee. The Clerk of Court will DISMISS plaintiff s complaint for lack of subj ect-matter jurisdiction pursuant to RFCF 12(bX1). IT IS SO ORDERED. Senior Judge ?Dl,e lqhn 0EB1 ??51,85?h

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