|Multi Request||Contract of Sale for Wu-Tang Clan Album|
|Submitted||July 27, 2021|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Any and all materials, including the contract of sale, related to the sale of the Wu-Tang Clan album “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin," which was ordered to be forfeited as a substitute asset in connection with the approximately $7.4 million forfeiture money judgment entered against Martin Shkreli.
According to a Justice Department press release, the sale was handled by Assistant United States Attorneys Laura D. Mantell and Claire S. Kedeshian of the Asset Recovery Section in the Office’s Criminal Division: https://www.justice.gov/usao-edny/pr/united-states-sells-unique-wu-tang-clan-album-forfeited-convicted-hedge-fund-manager
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.
Dear Mr. Ciaramella:
Please see the attached, which is this Office's response to your request. If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA/PA Unit at 202-616-0307 for further assistance.
U.S. Department of Justice
Please find attached correspondence concerning EOUSA-2021-003115.
A fix is required to perfect the request.
Please find attached correspondence regarding EOUSA-2021-003115.