Barry Seal

Eric Anderson filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
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From: Eric Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Adler Berriman "Barry" Seal (July 16, 1939 – February 19, 1986) was an American drug smuggler, and aircraft pilot and dealer who flew flights for the Medellín Cartel.

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Eric Anderson


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* Tracking Number: CBP-2017-079448
* Requester Name: Eric Anderson
* Date Submitted: 08/04/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: Adler Berriman ''Barry'' seal (July 16, 1939 - February 19, 1986) was an American drug smuggler, and aircraft pilot and dealer who flew flights for the Medellin cartel.


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