CIA files on Aum Shinrikyo

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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Due Jan. 23, 2017
Est. Completion April 7, 2018
Awaiting Response


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of any files the CIA has on Aum Shinrikyo and their founder Shoko Asahara (born Chizuo Matsumoto). Please include any files that reference Aum Shinrikyo.

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.


Curtis Waltman

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.