Arlen Specter FBI File

Inkoo Kang filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking # 1201463-000
Status
Completed

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From: Inkoo Kang

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

FBI File on deceased Pennsylvania senator Arlen Specter

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Inkoo Kang

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request and it will be forwarded to the Work Process Unit (WPU) or a Single Station Team (SST) for review. Your request will be processed under the provisions of FOIPA and a response will be mailed to you at a later date.

Requests for fee waivers and expedited processing will be addressed once your request has been assigned an FOIPA request number. You will receive written notification of the FBI’s decision.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

Thank you,

NOTE: Please view the notice posted on our website at http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, reference a scheduled upgrade to the FBI FOIA Document Processing System (FDPS)

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Your request was received on 10-23-2012 and assigned FOIPA Request Number #1201463-000. The request is presently in Initial Processing, where the assigned analyst is searching for, retrieving and reviewing potentially responsive records. If appropriate, correspondence regarding the request will be forthcoming.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/.

If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Your request was received on 10-23-2012 (actual date request was scanned into the FOIPA Document Processing System) and assigned FOIPA Request Number #1201463-000. The request is presently in Initial Processing, where the assigned analyst is searching for, retrieving and reviewing potentially responsive records. If appropriate, correspondence regarding the request will be forthcoming.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Inkoo Kang

Hi,

I agree to pay fees of up to $100 on this request. This agreement does not waive our right to appeal assessed fees if our fee waiver or category is denied; however, if those appeals are unsuccessful we will pay fees assessed.

Thanks.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Your request was received on 10-23-2012 (actual date request was scanned into the FOIPA Document Processing System) and assigned FOIPA Request Number #1201463-000. The request is presently in Initial Processing, where the assigned analyst is searching for, retrieving and reviewing potentially responsive records. If appropriate, correspondence regarding the request will be forthcoming.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Your request was received on 10-23-2012 (actual date request was scanned into the FOIPA Document Processing System) and assigned FOIPA Request Number #1201463-000. The request is presently in Initial Processing, where the assigned analyst is searching for, retrieving and reviewing potentially responsive records. If appropriate, correspondence regarding the request will be forthcoming.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Thank you for your inquiry regarding the status of your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request. A review of your request has determined the following.

The request is presently assigned to a Disclosure analyst who is reviewing the records to determine if any redactions are required pursuant to subsections of Title 5, U. S. Code, Section 552 and 552a. Upon completion, the records are forwarded to a supervisor for review. If approved, a release will be forthcoming. However, the supervisor may send the records back for further review which may delay the release.

You can now check the status of your request online at: http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, and click on the ‘Check Status of Your FOI/PA Request’ link under the Records Available Now section. Online status reports are updated weekly.

Additional information regarding the FOI/PA is available at http://www.fbi.gov/. If you require further assistance please contact me.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Please check the Status of Your FOI/PA Request at: http://www.fbi.gov (Freedom of information Act link), http://www.fbi.gov/foia or http://vault.fbi.gov/fdps-1/@@search-fdps and follow the instructions below.

CHECK STATUS OF YOUR FOI/PA REQUEST

Find status of FOIPA−Last updated on May 15, 2013 7:01 am
Please enter the whole FOI/PA number- Example: 1234567-000

FOIPA: [Enter FOIPA Request Number Here] and click [Submit]

Results will show the Request Number, Case Type and Process Description shown below:

FOIPA - 1234567-000

Case Type - FOIPA

Process Description (will display the current progress of request)

NOTE: Recent requests are entered into FDPS in the order that they are received. Before you can check the status online, you must have received correspondence assigning a FOIPA request number and the information transferred to the online status database. Status information is updated weekly. At this time, closed requests are not available.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Please check the Status of Your FOI/PA Request at: http://www.fbi.gov (Freedom of information Act link), http://www.fbi.gov/foia or http://vault.fbi.gov/fdps-1/@@search-fdps and follow the instructions below.

CHECK STATUS OF YOUR FOI/PA REQUEST

Find status of FOIPA−Last updated on June 13, 2013. Please enter the whole FOI/PA number- Example: 1234567-000

FOIPA: [Enter FOIPA Request Number Here] and click [Submit]

Results will show the Request Number, Case Type and Process Description shown below:

FOIPA - 1234567-000

Case Type - FOIPA

Process Description (will display the current progress of request)

NOTE: Recent requests are entered into FDPS in the order that they are received. Before you can check the status online, you must have received correspondence assigning a FOIPA request number and the information transferred to the online status database. Status information is updated weekly. At this time, closed requests are not available.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Please check the Status of Your FOI/PA Request at: http://www.fbi.gov (Freedom of information Act link), http://www.fbi.gov/foia or http://vault.fbi.gov/fdps-1/@@search-fdps and follow the instructions below.

CHECK STATUS OF YOUR FOI/PA REQUEST

Find status of FOIPA−Last updated on July 17, 2013. Please enter the whole FOI/PA number- Example: 1234567-000

FOIPA: [Enter FOIPA Request Number Here] and click [Submit]

Results will show the Request Number, Case Type and Process Description shown below:

FOIPA - 1201463-000

Case Type - FOIPA

Process Description (will display the current progress of request)

NOTE: Recent requests are entered into FDPS in the order that they are received. Before you can check the status online, you must have received correspondence assigning a FOIPA request number and the information transferred to the online status database. Status information is updated weekly. At this time, closed requests are not available.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Thank you for your inquiry regarding the status of your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request. A review of your request has determined the following.

The request is presently assigned to a Disclosure analyst who is reviewing the records to determine if any redactions are required pursuant to subsections of Title 5, U. S. Code, Section 552 and 552a. Upon completion, the records are forwarded to a supervisor for review. If approved, a release will be forthcoming. However, the supervisor may send the records back for further review which may delay the release.

You can now check the status of your request online at: http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, and click on the ‘Check Status of Your FOI/PA Request’ link under the Records Available Now section. Online status reports are updated weekly.

If you require further assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Inkoo Kang,

Here is a screen shot of your online status which is available at http://www.fbi.gov/foia. Status updates are done on a weekly basis.

Check the Status of Your FOI/PA Request
If your FOIPA Number is 11195846-0 please enter 11195846-000 into the system. If your FOIPA number is 11195846-1 please enter 11195846-001 into the system.

Find status of FOIPA−Last updated on Sep. 18, 2013 6:03 am
Please enter the whole FOI/PA number- Example: 1234567-000

FOIPA:
Result
FOIPA
1201463-000
Case Type
FOIPA
Process Description
The information you have requested is part of a previously requested subject matter and will be preprocessed in accordance to the prior releasable information.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Minor, Jessica L.

Thank you for your inquiry regarding the status of your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request. A review of your request has determined the following.

The request is presently assigned to a Disclosure analyst who is reviewing the records to determine if any redactions are required pursuant to subsections of Title 5, U. S. Code, Section 552 and 552a. Upon completion, the records are forwarded to a supervisor for review. If approved, a release will be forthcoming. However, the supervisor may send the records back for further review which may delay the release.

You can now check the status of your request online at: http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, and click on the ‘Check Status of Your FOI/PA Request’ link under the Records Available Now section. Online status reports are updated weekly.

Additional information regarding the FOI/PA is available at http://www.fbi.gov/. If you require further assistance please contact me.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Minor, Jessica L.

Please check the Status of Your FOI/PA Request at: http://www.fbi.gov (Freedom of information Act link), http://www.fbi.gov/foia or http://vault.fbi.gov/fdps-1/@@search-fdps and follow the instructions below.
Check the Status of Your FOI/PA Request
If your FOIPA Number is 11195846-0 please enter 11195846-000 into the system. If your FOIPA number is 11195846-1 please enter 11195846-001 into the system.
Find status of FOIPA−Last updated on December 18, 2013
Please enter the whole FOI/PA number- Example: 1234567-000
FOIPA:
Results will show the Request Number, Case Type and Process Description shown below:
FOIPA
1234567-000
Case Type
FOIPA
Process Description (will display the current progress of request)
The FBI's FOIPA Program is searching the FBI's indices for potentially responsive documents. You may be contacted via formal letter for all fees and/or negotiation issues that may apply.
NOTE: Recent requests are entered into the FOIPA database in the order that they are received. Before you can check the status online, you must have received correspondence assigning a FOIPA request number and the information transferred to the online status database. Status information is updated weekly. At this time, closed requests are not available.
Thank you,

Jessica L. Minor
Legal Administrative Specialist / Public Information Officer
FBI-Record Information Dissemination Section (RIDS)
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 15, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1201463-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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