Curry v. Trans Union LLC et al

Filing 44

MEMORANDUM ORDER that the Court: 1) ADOPTS the findings and recommendations set forth in the R&R, (ECF No. 42 ); 2) OVERRULES Greystar's objection asking the Court to dismiss Greystar from this action, (ECF No. 43 ); 3) GRANTS IN PART the Grey star Motion regarding the Motion to Transfer, (ECF No. 22 ); 4) DENIES IN PART and WITHOUT PREJUDICE the Greystar Motion regarding the Motion to Dismiss, (ECF No. 22 ); 5) GRANTS the I.Q. Data Motion to Transfer, (ECF No. 35 ); and, 6) ORDERS that this matter be TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington (please see Memorandum Order for additional information.) It is so ORDERED. Signed by District Judge M. Hannah Lauck on 05/12/2017. (walk, )[Transferred from vaed on 5/12/2017.]

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Richmond Division ALVIN CURRY, Plaintiff, V. Civil Action No. 3:16cv824 TRANS UNION, LLC, et aL, Defendants. MEMORANDUM ORDER Plaintiff Alvin Curry brings this action against Defendants Trans Union, LLC ("Trans Union"), Equifax Information Services, LLC ("Equifax"), Experian Information Services, Inc. ("Experian"), I.Q. Data International, Inc. ("I.Q. Data"), and Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC ("Greystar") (collectively, "Defendants") alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), 15 U.S.C. §§1681, etseq., the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act ("FDCPA"), 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692, et seq., and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act ("SCRA"), 50 U.S.C. §§ 3901, e/ seq., arising from Curry's terminationof a residential lease of an apartment located in the state of Washington. The Court referred this matter to the Honorable Roderick C. Young, United States Magistrate Judge, pursuant to the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and (C) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 72(b). Judge Young filed a Report and Recommendation ("R&R") on April 26, 2017. (ECF No. 42.) Judge Young recommended that: 1) "Greystar's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and Improper Venue, or in the Alternative, Motion to Transfer Venue, [(the "Greystar Motion")] (ECF No. 22), be denied with regard to the Motion to Dismiss and granted with regard to the Motion to Transfer";

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