Bill Cooper

Paul Galante filed this request with the Internal Revenue Service of the United States of America .


From: Paul Galante

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records relating to, mentioning, or generated as a result of the criminal investigation of Milton William Cooper (aka Bill Cooper). Cooper was the subject of a tax evasion investigation from 1998 to his death in 2001. Previously released records from the FBI confirm the existence of this investigation and the IRS' participation in it; see

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.


Paul Galante

From: Internal Revenue Service

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.