United States of America et al v. Wells Fargo & Company et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01073

CONSENT TO VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF QUI TAM ACTION AND ORDER. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White, on 12/07/15.

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. . . . . Case - 4915 - CV - 01073 - JSW Document EL - Flieu 1210 25 Page 1024. .: - - - - -, ORIGINAL FILED - 1 | | BENJAMIN C. MIZER - . DEC 0 7 2015. . . . SUSAN Y. SOONG NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CLERK,U.S. DISTRICT COURT OAKLAND - .: * * Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division. BRIAN J. STRETCH Acting United States Attorney ALEX G. TSE (CSBN 152348) Chief, Civil Division ILA C. DEISS (NYS 3052909) Assistant United States Attorney 450 Golden Gate Avenue, Box 36055 San Francisco, California 94102 Telephone: (415) 436 - 7124 Facsimile: (415) 436 - 7169 E - mail: Ila. Deiss @ usdoj. gov RECEIVS DEC - 4 2015 " ' . . ' . SUSAN Y. SOONG CLERK,U.S. DISTRICT COUAT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND 1: 1. ' ' MICHAEL D. GRANSTON JAMIE A. YAVELBERG DEREK M. ADAMS (MA 669495) Attorneys, Civil Division Telephone: (202) 353 - 1079 Facsimile: (202) 305 - 7797 — E - mail: derek. m. adams @ ou Attorneys for the United States of America " ', ' I ' ' I I. . . . . . . . ' ' ili UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT. . . . . . NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA. . . . . . . . . OAKLAND DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ex rel. CASE NO. C 15 - 1073 JSW JOSEPH AMICO, . . . . . . . contos V. . . . . . . . . . Plaintiff and Relator, UNITED STATES ' CONSENT TO | VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF QUI TAM ACTION; AND [ PROPOSED ] ORDER WELLS FARGO & COMPANY; WELLS FARGO BANK N. A .; WELLS FARGO ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION; WELLS FARGO BANK MINNESOTA N. A .; WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE INC .; WELLS FARGO VENTURES, LLC; WELLS FARGO. SECURITIES; WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL SERVICES INC; WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL, INC .,: Defendants. Consent to Dismissal; and Propostdy Order C15 - 01073 JSW 1 COPIES MAILED TO SUBMITTING COUNSEL Case 4: 15 - CV - 0110913 - JSW Document 22 - ded 12 / 07, 45 Page 2014 1. On November 17, 2015, the United States moved to dismiss Relator Joseph Amico's qui | tam action under 31U.S. C. $ 3730 (c) (2) (A) and 31U.S. C. $ 3730 (e) (4), under seal and prior to service am + on Defendants, with a hearing date noticed for February 12, 2016. On December 2, 2015, Relator filed a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal Without Prejudice under seal. 3. Pursuant to 31U.S. C. § 3730 (b) (1), the Government herein consents to dismissal of this 8 | | qui tam action, reserving all of its rights under 31U.S. C. § 3730 with respect to Relator. More co a specifically, to the extent Relator seeks to re - open this case, refile his qui tam action, or object to or demand a share of a settlement relating to the conduct or claims at issue in this matter, the United States reserves its right to renew or refile its pending motion to dismiss his claims with prejudice, or to challenge Relator's claim to seek a share, or take any other action it deems appropriate. 4. The Government requests that all sealed contents of the Court's file in this action remain under seal and not be made public or served upon the Defendants except for the Complaint, the Notice of Voluntary Dismissal, the United States Consent to Voluntary Dismissal of Qui Tam Action and this Order. 5. The Government asks that the hearing on the motion to dismiss be vacated. COPIES MAILED TO SUBMITTING COUNSEL Consent to Dismissal; and Proposed Order C15 - 01073 JSW. . . V. . L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I ' V I RTIN .,, . . . ' . . ', ' ' V ' . ' ' . ' . . . . . . . . . . . . . ',, L, ' U ',, INI. . YUN. ', ., 1, . . ., . . 1 r M::: v, TEL: . . . .: . . . . BENJAMIN C. MIZER Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General BRIAN STRETCH Acting United States Attorney Assistant United States Attorney LA DEISS MICHAEL D. GRANSTON JAMIE A. YAVELBERG DEREK M. ADAMS Civil Division, Departinent of Justice Attorneys for the United States COPIES MAILED TO SUBMITTING COUNSEL Es T Case 4: 15 - CV - 011073 - JSW: Document zz: Fileur1210 - 10Page: 3. 0174 By: By: Dated: December 4, 2015 Dated: December 4, 2015 Consent to Dismissal; and (Ruapeeed ] Order C15 - 01073 JSW M. Case 4. 15 - CV - ON - pvy. Document 22 Pieu IZIO - Page 404. - = . . . . - - - - - - . [ PROPOSEDJORDER 2 | | IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: 1. This action is DISMISSED without prejudice as to Relator Joseph Amico and as to the 4 | | United States. 2. The hearing on the United States ' Motion to Dismiss is hereby vacated. All sealed contents of the Court's file in this action shall remain under seal and not be. made public or served upon the Defendants except for the Complaint, the Notice of Voluntary Dismissal, the United States ' Consent to Voluntary Dismissal of Qui Tam Action, and this Order which are hereby unsealed. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: DEC 0 7 2015 Job Draft HONORABLE JEFFREY S. WHITE United States District Judge COPIES MAILED TO SUBMITTING COUNSEL Consent to Dismissal; and Proposed ] Order C15 - 01073 JSW