Goldstein v. Visa Corporate Offices et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. By Memorandum Order entered on March 24, 2017, the Court conditionally docketed Plaintiffs civil action. At that time, the Court directed Plaintiff to submit a statement, return the Consent to Collection of Fees form and in for ma pauperis form mailed to him. Plaintiff has not complied with the orders of this Court. Accordingly, this action will be DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. Signed by District Judge John A. Gibney, Jr on 05/22/2017. Copy mailed to pro se plaintiff. (tjoh, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA
DAVID S. GOLDSTEIN,
Civil Action No. 3:17CV137
VISA CORPORATE OFFICES, et aL,
By Memorandum Order entered on March 24, 2017, the Court conditionally docketed
Plaintiffs civil action. At that time, the Court directed Plaintiff to submit a statement under oath
or penalty of perjury that:
Identifies the nature of the action;
States his belief that he is entitled to relief;
Avers that he is unable to prepay fees or give security therefor; and,
Includes a statement of the assets he possesses.
See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1). The Court provided Plaintiff with an informa pauperis affidavit
form for this purpose.
Additionally, the Court directed Plaintiff to affirm his intention to pay the full filing fee
by signing and returning a consent to collection of fees form. The Court warned Plaintiff that a
failure to comply with either of the above directives within thirty (30) days of the date of entry
thereof would result in summary dismissal of the action.
Plaintiff has not complied with the orders of this Court. Plaintiff failed to return a
completed informa pauperis affidavit form and a consent to collection of fees form. As a result,
he does not qualify for informa pauperis status. Furthermore, he has not paid the statutory filing
fee for the instant action. See 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a). Such conduct demonstrates a willful failure
to prosecute. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b).
Accordingly, this action will be DISMISSED
An appropriate Order shall accompany this Memorandum Opinion.
JohnA. Gibney, Jr. /
United States District Jui
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