Atty Won't Stop Push To Keep IRS From Coinbase Users' Info

Law360, New York (January 5, 2017, 6:28 PM EST) -- A Berns Weiss LLP attorney and customer of the virtual currency exchanger Coinbase Inc. has told a California federal court that the IRS tried to “artificially moot” his efforts to quash a John Doe summons to obtain customer information from Coinbase by saying it no longer wants information on him.

Los Angeles attorney Jeffrey K. Berns, the managing partner of Berns Weiss, on Tuesday reiterated his bid to intervene against the agency's efforts to seek the requested records as part of its investigation into whether Coinbase's...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. John Doe

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Tax Suits: IRS-Third Party


Jacqueline Scott Corley

Date Filed

November 17, 2016

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