|Submitted||Jan. 25, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
I request any and all documents pertaining the number of Border Patrol agents in the Southwest border states --California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas-- that have been fired from their position and faced charges because of corruption, abuse of power, receveing bribes both physical and monetary and general collaboration with Mexican criminal organizations and/or individuals in FY 2006-2012. Please include descriptions in each case and detail if there was a conviction.
This information is of a public nature: the OIG periodically produces press bulletins concernning such issues.
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.
Request CBP-2014-011351 has been processed with the following final disposition: Records not reasonably described