Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc. and Spoofem.Com USA, Inc. v John Does 1-8

Fri Feb 25 04:46:03 CST 2011



The 8 John Does have now been identified as:

  1. Individual who .. [accessed LIGATT computers and disclosed the mail spool]
  2. Owner/operator of ligattleaks.[com|net|org], ligattleaks.blogs.ru and Twitter @ligattleaks
  3. Operator/owner of www.pastebin.com
  4. Individual who .. uses or maintains one or more user or posting accounts at .. www.pastebin.com
  5. Owner/operator of www.attrition.org and Twitter @attrition.org
  6. Twitter @lucky225
  7. Owner/operator of www.thetechherald.com
  8. Individual who accessed, downloaded, reviewed or otherwise acquired [the mail spool or individual mails] at [pastebin.com]

U.S. District Court

Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta)

CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:11-cv-00458-WSD


Evans et al v. John Does 1-8 Date Filed: 02/15/2011
Assigned to: Judge William S. Duffey, Jr Jury Demand: Plaintiff
Cause: 18:1030 Violation of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Nature of Suit: 370 Fraud or Truth-In-Lending
Jurisdiction: Federal Question
Plaintiff
Gregory D. Evans
represented by: Demetrius Tennell Lockett
Alston & Bird
1201 West Peachtree Street
One Atlantic Center
Atlanta, GA 30309-3424
404-881-4745
Email: tennell.lockett@townsendlockett.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Job J. Milfort
Townsend Lockett & Milfort, LLC
Suite 500
1401 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-870-8501
Fax: 404-870-8502
Email: job.milfort@townsendlockett.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Plaintiff
Ligatt Security International, Inc.
represented by: Demetrius Tennell Lockett
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Job J. Milfort
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Plaintiff
Spoofem.Com USA, Inc.
represented by: Demetrius Tennell Lockett
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Job J. Milfort
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Defendant
John Does 1-8




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1 Filed: 02/15/2011 DOCUMENT FILED UNDER SEAL VERIFIED COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, DAMAGES with Jury Demand filed by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc. (Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 32703.). (kt) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov to obtain Pretrial Instructions. (Additional attachment(s) added on 2/16/2011: # 1 Exhbitis, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E, # 7 Exhibit F, # 8 Exhibit G, # 9 Declaration of Gregory D. Evans, # 10 Civil Cover Sheet) (kt). Modified on 2/16/2011 (kt). Modified on 2/16/2011 (kt). (Entered: 02/16/2011)
2 Filed: 02/15/2011 DOCUMENT FILED UNDER SEAL MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order, MOTION for Preliminary Injunction with Brief In Support by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc. (kt) Modified on 2/16/2011 (kt). (Additional attachment(s) added on 2/16/2011: # 1 Main Document, # 2 Memorandum in Support, # 3 Temporary Restraining Order) (kt). Modified on 2/16/2011 (kt). (Entered: 02/16/2011)
3 Filed: 02/15/2011 MOTION to Seal 1 Complaint, 2 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, and the accompanying Declarations and attachments filed by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc. (kt) (Entered: 02/16/2011)
4 Filed: 02/15/2011 ORDER GRANTING 3 Motion to Seal 1 Complaint 2 and MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction and the accompanying Declarations and attachments up to and including February 26, 2011 or upon further order of the Court. Signed by Judge William S. Duffey, Jr on 1/15/2011. (kt) (Entered: 02/16/2011)
5 Filed: 02/15/2011 EMERGENCY MOTION to Expedite Discovery and Requests to Preserve Evidenceby Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(kt) (Entered: 02/16/2011)
6 Filed: 02/22/2011 DOCUMENT FILED UNDER SEAL SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re 2 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc.. (kt) (kt). Modified on 2/22/2011 (kt). Modified on 2/22/2011 (kt). (Entered: 02/22/2011)
(blank) Filed: 02/24/2011 NOTICE (by docket entry only) of Hearing on Motion re: 2 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order. Motion Hearing set for 2/28/2011 at 10:00 AM in ATLA Courtroom 1705 before Judge William S. Duffey Jr.(jdb) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
7 Filed: 03/01/2011 DOCUMENT FILED UNDER SEAL Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William S. Duffey, Jr: Motion Hearing held on 2/28/2011. Preliminary matters addressed. TRO hearing held. Written Order to follow. (Court Reporter Montrell Vann)(tcc) Verified on 3/1/2011. (dfb) (Entered: 03/01/2011)
8 Filed: 03/01/2011 ORDER granting Plaintiffs' 2 Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order. Plaintiffs shall advise the Registrars and Twitter, on or before 10:00 a.m. on March 3, 2011, that the Court has scheduled a hearing for March 4, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. EST for the Registrars and Twitter to appear to object to the limited preliminary relief set out in this Order or to provide to the Court their response or input, if any, regarding this Temporary Restraining Order, its impact on the Registrars or Twitter. A hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction shall be held on March 10, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. Plaintiffs' 5 Motion for Expedited Discovery is GRANTED. Signed by Judge William S. Duffey, Jr. on 3/01/2011. (dfb) Modified on 3/1/2011. (jdb) Modified on 3/2/2011 to unseal order. (dfb) (Entered: 03/01/2011)
(blank) Filed: 03/01/2011 Set Deadlines/Hearings: Hearing set for 3/4/2011 at 10:00 AM in ATLA Courtroom 1705 before Judge William S. Duffey Jr. re: objections to relief set out in 8 Order. Hearing set for 3/10/2011 at 10:00 AM in ATLA Courtroom 1705 before Judge William S. Duffey Jr. re: 2 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction. (dfb) Modified on 3/1/2011. (dfb) Modified on 3/2/2011 to unseal deadline. (dfb) (Entered: 03/01/2011)
9 Filed: 03/02/2011 NOTICE of Appearance by Job J. Milfort on behalf of Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc. (Milfort, Job) (Entered: 03/02/2011)
(blank) Filed: 03/02/2011 NOTICE (by docket entry only) From the Court: Now that the Court's Order on 2 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order, MOTION for Preliminary Injunction has been issued, the Court hereby unseals all filings in this case, including the Court's March 1, 2011 Order 8 . (jdb) (Entered: 03/02/2011)
10 Filed: 03/02/2011 MOTION to Amend 8 Order on Motion for TRO, Order on Motion to Expedite,,,,,, with Brief In Support by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc.. (Milfort, Job) (Entered: 03/02/2011)
11 Filed: 03/03/2011 Amended MOTION to Amend 8 Order on Motion for TRO, Order on Motion to Expedite,,,,,, with Brief In Support by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc.. (Milfort, Job) (Entered: 03/03/2011)
12 Filed: 03/04/2011 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE of Interrogatories on John Doe 7 by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc..(Milfort, Job) (Entered: 03/04/2011)
13 Filed: 03/04/2011 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE of Interrogatories on John Doe 3 by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc..(Milfort, Job) (Entered: 03/04/2011)
14 Filed: 03/04/2011 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE of Interrogatories on John Doe 7 by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc..(Milfort, Job) (Entered: 03/04/2011)
16 Filed: 03/04/2011 Minute Entry for Show Cause Hearing held by Court on 3/4/2011 held before Judge William S. Duffey, Jr: per its Temporary Restraining Order 8 filed 3/1/11, to allow the Registrars and Twitter to obj to the limited preliminary relief set out in the Court's TRO or to provide to the court their response or input, if any, re: the TRO and its impact on them. Atty Kelly Lewis appeared by telephone on behalf of his clients GoDaddy.com and Wild West Domains, Inc. to inform the Court that they did not object to the Court's TRO. (Court Reporter Montrell Vann)(kt) Modified on 3/7/2011 (kt). (Entered: 03/07/2011)
(blank) Filed: 03/07/2011 Submission of 2 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction to District Judge William S. Duffey. (kt) (Entered: 03/07/2011)
15 Filed: 03/07/2011 ORDER GRANTING 11 Motion to Amend to the extent that Plaintiffs may, pursuant to Rule 45(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, serve subpoenas for the production of documents and electronically stored information on the registrars listed on page 11 of the March 1, 2011, order with discovery directed to a request for documents and information sufficient to identify the person or persons associated with the domain names listed on page 11 of the March 1, 2011, order, including but not limited to those persons who applied for, paid for, or are listed as contacts for the domain names. Signed by Judge William S. Duffey, Jr on 3/7/2011. (kt) (Entered: 03/07/2011)
(blank) Filed: 03/07/2011 Notification of Docket Correction re 16 Show Cause Hearing. Edited to correct hearing date. (kt) (Entered: 03/07/2011)
17 Filed: 03/10/2011 Minute Entry for Motion Hearing held on 3/10/2011 before Judge William S. Duffey, Jr: re 2 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order, MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc. Pff's counsel made his arguments to the Court. No one appeared on behalf of Dfts. The Court took 2 Motion for Preliminary Injunction UNDER ADVISEMENT. The Court intends to set a permanent injunction hearing for May 23. (Court Reporter Nick Marrone)(kt) (Entered: 03/10/2011)
18 Filed: 03/11/2011 ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion for Preliminary Injunction IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the John Doe Defendants shall preserve all Confidential Information in their possession or to which they have access, shall discontinue all transmission, posting, and allowing access to the Confidential Information. IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED that the domain name registrars (the Registrars) listed in this Order are enjoined from (i) transferring, amending, altering, or assigning the listed domain names, and (ii) transferring the accounts associated with the domain name registrations to another registrar. IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED that: The company that owns and operates the website located at www.twitter.com shall preserve and maintain any and all files, logs, sheets, records, or any such other items of information that identifies the owner(2) or operator(s) of the Twitter accounts associated with the names outlined in this Order. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a hearing on entry of a Permanent Injunction shall be held on May 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Courtroom 1705, Richard B. Russell Building, 75 Spring Street, SW, Atlanta, Georgia. Signed by Judge William S. Duffey, Jr on 3/10/2011. (kt) (Entered: 03/11/2011)
(blank) Filed: 04/07/2011 Submission of 10 MOTION to Amend 8 Order on Motion for TRO, Order on Motion to Expedite, to District Judge William S. Duffey. (kt) (Entered: 04/07/2011)
19 Filed: 05/23/2011 ORDER DIRECTING Plaintiffs TO SHOW CAUSE why the preliminary injunction should not be dissolved for failure to prosecute this action. See L.R. 41.3(A)(2). Signed by Judge William S. Duffey, Jr on 5/23/2011. (kt) (Entered: 05/23/2011)
20 Filed: 05/24/2011 RESPONSE TO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE re: 19 Order to Show Cause filed by Gregory D. Evans, Ligatt Security International, Inc., Spoofem.Com USA, Inc.. (Lockett, Demetrius) (Entered: 05/24/2011)