Birgitta Jonsdottir FBI Files

Jennifer Bolen filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the provisions of the Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act. Please process this request under both regulations to release the maximum amount of materials. I hereby request the following records:

I request copies of any and all reports, including social media reports, correspondence, documents, emails, files, letters, memos, tapes, cds, audio, video, electronic, and/or other records about, related to, or referencing me, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, during the period of time beginning Jan. 2010 to the present. I prefer to receive the requested record in the electronic format in which it was created and/or is maintained.

I have reason to believe that this office has records on me as the website received a subpoena for my information, and I believe other online service providers received similar subpoena.

For help locating files on me, please use the following information:

Full name: Birgitta Jonsdottir
Current Address: Sigtun 59, kjallari, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
Birth Place: Reykjavik, Iceland
Date of Birth: April 17th, 1967
Daytime Telephone Number: 354 6928884

Additionally this case was widely reported on in the media:

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, 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.
Under penalty of perjury, I hereby declare that I am the person named above and I understand that any falsification of this statement is punishable under the provisions of Title 18 U.S.C. Code 552a (i)(3), as a misdemeanor and by a fine of not more than $5,000.

From: Michael Morisy

Attached is a signed copy of the request.

From: Sobonya, David P.

To Whom It May Concern:

Before the FBI can process your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request you must provide the following information highlighted with an “X” Mark.

_____A current and complete mailing address is required as the FBI does not send releases and/or correspondence by electronic means.

_____Proof of death is required such as: (death certificate, obituary, written media, recognized source that can be documented, Who’s Who in America, FBI file that indicates subject is deceased, or the Social Security Death Index Page). Proof of death is not required if date of birth is 100 years ago or greater.

_____A website link in itself does not satisfy the proof of death requirement (Please provide the actual documentation and source)

_____The FBI does not accept digitally signed signatures. The signature must be original and legible. A scanned version is acceptable.

_____The U. S. Department of Justice DOJ-361 Form (Certification of Identity) requires an original and legible signature

___X__Other information as stated: Please provide requester's name other than Muckrock.

Please complete and submit the required information in order for the FBI to process your request.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at or If you require additional assistance please contact me.

Thank you

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Birgitta Jonsdottir,

The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request and it will be forwarded to Initial Processing 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 or If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

A no responsive documents response.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2013. 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.

Dar Birgitta Jonsdottir,

The above FOIPA request was closed and a NO RECORD response letter was mailed to you on 1-29-13.

Please contact me if you require further assistance.

From: Jennifer Bolen


MuckRock never received a no record response letter. Could you please resend?


From: Sobonya, David P.

Another copy has been placed in the mailed addressed to MuckRock news to your attention.