CIA Inspector General Ethics Cases

Matthew Petti filed this request with the Inspector General Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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Due April 1, 2021
Est. Completion None
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From: Matthew Petti

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the completed Central Intelligence Agency Office of Inspector General reports for the following cases:
- Case Number 16-00411-I (Alleged Conflict of Interest)
- Case Number 17-10081-I (Alleged Ethics Violation)
- Case Number 17-10119-I (Assistance to USAID OIG)
- Case Number 18-0005-I (Alleged Hatch Act Violation)
- Case Number 18-0007-I (Alleged Conflict of Interest)

These reports were all mentioned in a document released by the Agency in response to FOIA request F-2019-01697. You may find the document, titled "Closed Investigations for Calendar Year 2018," attached to this request.

I request that I be properly classified as a media requester. I am an investigative journalist who has written numerous articles on topics of public interest for the Asia Times, Responsible Statecraft, the National Interest, Reason Magazine, America Magazine and the Armenian Weekly, and I am requesting these documents in an editorial capacity. Please contact me if you have any questions about my media status.

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.


Matthew Petti

From: Inspector General Central Intelligence Agency

Dear Requester:

Attached is an initial response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) query of 1 September 2021. Please review the attachment, and should you have any questions, please call the CIA FOIA Hotline at +1 (703) 613-1287.

Public Access Requests Branch
Central Intelligence Agency

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