Miracle Mineral Supplement and the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing (Illinois Attorney General)

Jennifer J. Halpert filed this request with the Illinois Attorney General of Illinois .
Tracking #

2020 FOIA 64233

Multi Request Miracle Mineral Supplement and the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing
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Completed

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From: Jennifer J. Halpert


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

Any documents related to investigations into the pseudo-medical use of the toxic substance "Chlorine Dioxide", also called "Miracle Mineral Supplement", "Miracle Mineral Solution", "MMS", "CDS" and sold in a different form as "Sodium Chlorite".

In particular, any documents relating to:
* "Genesis II Church of Health and Healing", the organization which is its most active proponent
* Mark Grennon, founder of Genesis II
* Shane Hawkins, high-level member of Genesis II
* Jim Humble, the founder of the MMS movement
* Duane Hanes, known collaborator of Jim Humble
* Kerri Rivera, another notable purveyor and proponent of MMS treatment
* Charlotte Lackney, credited with designing "treatment protocols" for MMS
* Bruce Tanner, original operator of online discussion board "mmsforum" and active proponent of MMS treatments

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jennifer J. Halpert

From: Illinois Attorney General

Dear Ms. Halpert,

We received your FOIA request on August 10, 2020, and not on August 9, 2020. I have attached your FOIA request for reference. Accordingly, we will provide the initial response on August 17, 2020, which is 5 business days after receipt of your request, as permitted by FOIA.

James M. Gale

From: Illinois Attorney General

Dear Ms. Halpert:

Attached please find a letter pertaining to your recent FOIA request.

Very truly yours,

Jodi Carnes
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Paralegal, FOIA Office

E-MAIL CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic mail message, including any attachments, is for the intended recipients(s) only. This e-mail and any attachments might contain information that is confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not a named recipient, or if you are named but believe that you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by telephone or return e-mail and promptly delete this e-mail and any attachments and copies thereof from your system. If you are not the intended recipient, please be aware that any copying, distribution, dissemination, disclosure or other use of this e-mail and any attachments is unauthorized and prohibited. Your receipt of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privilege or claim of confidentiality, and any prohibited or unauthorized disclosure is not binding on the sender or the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Thank you for your cooperation.

From: Illinois Attorney General

Dear Ms. Halpert:

Attached please find a letter and records pertaining to your recent FOIA request.

Very truly yours,

Lynn Kowalenko
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Administrative Specialist, FOIA Office

E-MAIL CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic mail message, including any attachments, is for the intended recipient(s) only. This e-mail and any attachments might contain information that is confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not a named recipient, or if you are named but believe that you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by telephone or return e-mail and promptly delete this e-mail and any attachments and copies thereof from your system. If you are not the intended recipient, please be aware that any copying, distribution, dissemination, disclosure or other use of this e-mail and any attachments is unauthorized and prohibited. Your receipt of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privilege or claim of confidentiality, and any prohibited or unauthorized disclosure is not binding on the sender or the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Thank you for your cooperation.

From: Illinois Attorney General

Dear Ms. Halpert:

Attached please find a letter and records pertaining to your recent FOIA request.

Very truly yours,

Lynn Kowalenko
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Administrative Specialist, FOIA Office

E-MAIL CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic mail message, including any attachments, is for the intended recipient(s) only. This e-mail and any attachments might contain information that is confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not a named recipient, or if you are named but believe that you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by telephone or return e-mail and promptly delete this e-mail and any attachments and copies thereof from your system. If you are not the intended recipient, please be aware that any copying, distribution, dissemination, disclosure or other use of this e-mail and any attachments is unauthorized and prohibited. Your receipt of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privilege or claim of confidentiality, and any prohibited or unauthorized disclosure is not binding on the sender or the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Thank you for your cooperation.

From: Illinois Attorney General

Dear Ms. Halpert:

Attached please find a letter and records pertaining to your recent FOIA request.

Very truly yours,

Caitlin Q. Knutte
Senior FOIA Officer
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Illinois Attorney General

E-MAIL CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic mail message, including any attachments, is for the intended recipient(s) only. This e-mail and any attachments might contain information that is confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not a named recipient, or if you are named but believe that you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by return e-mail and promptly delete this e-mail and any attachments and copies thereof from your system. If you are not the intended recipient, please be aware that any copying, distribution, dissemination, disclosure or other use of this e-mail and any attachments is unauthorized and prohibited. Your receipt of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privilege or claim of confidentiality, and any prohibited or unauthorized disclosure is not binding on the sender or the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Thank you for your cooperation.

From: Illinois Attorney General

Dear Ms. Halpert:

Attached please find a letter and records pertaining to your recent FOIA request.

Very truly yours,

Lynn Kowalenko
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Administrative Specialist, FOIA Office

E-MAIL CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic mail message, including any attachments, is for the intended recipient(s) only. This e-mail and any attachments might contain information that is confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not a named recipient, or if you are named but believe that you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by telephone or return e-mail and promptly delete this e-mail and any attachments and copies thereof from your system. If you are not the intended recipient, please be aware that any copying, distribution, dissemination, disclosure or other use of this e-mail and any attachments is unauthorized and prohibited. Your receipt of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privilege or claim of confidentiality, and any prohibited or unauthorized disclosure is not binding on the sender or the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Thank you for your cooperation.

From: Illinois Attorney General

Dear Ms. Halpert:

Attached please find a letter and record pertaining to your recent FOIA request.

Very truly yours,

Jodi Carnes
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Paralegal, FOIA Office

E-MAIL CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic mail message, including any attachments, is for the intended recipients(s) only. This e-mail and any attachments might contain information that is confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not a named recipient, or if you are named but believe that you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by telephone or return e-mail and promptly delete this e-mail and any attachments and copies thereof from your system. If you are not the intended recipient, please be aware that any copying, distribution, dissemination, disclosure or other use of this e-mail and any attachments is unauthorized and prohibited. Your receipt of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privilege or claim of confidentiality, and any prohibited or unauthorized disclosure is not binding on the sender or the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Thank you for your cooperation.

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