In Hohman v. Eadie, No. 2:16-cv-11429, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan dismissed claims filed by individuals and entities against the government seeking damages for the government’s alleged violation of the Right to Financial Privacy Act by the IRS’s issuance of John Doe summonses for their financial information without prior court approval. The basis for the dismissal was a lack of jurisdiction.

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Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.