Bitcoin receipts: Dickson County Sheriff’s Office

Kevin Collier filed this request with the Dickson County Sheriff's Office of Dickson County, TN.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Kevin Collier

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All receipts for a purchase of bitcoin and all invoices for any outside consultant hired to provide advice or assistance in purchasing bitcoin. As detailed in the press, the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office needed to purchase bitcoin in order to pay its ransomware attackers:
http://www.boothbayregister.com/article/sheriff-s-office-prepared-after-bitcoin-ransom/51070.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Kevin Collier

From: Jeff Bledsoe

The Tennessee Public Records Act provides that any citizen of Tennessee has the right to personally inspect a public record unless there is a state law that restricts or prohibits inspection. If you are a TN. citizen, with proper identification, you will need to come by our office for the inspection. It is best to schedule your visit, to confirm the record exist, that it can be legally inspected, and to allow prompt service upon arrival.
Respectfully,

Jeff Bledsoe
Sheriff
Dickson County Sheriff's Office
140 County Jail Drive
Charlotte, TN. 37036
(615) 789-4130
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