DEA FECA payments to confidential informants

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Department of Justice, Justice Management Division of the United States of America.
Tracking # 104240; 16-00437-F
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From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All receipts, bills, invoices or other materials provided by the Department of Labor to the DOJ’s Justice Management Division (JMD) for payments related to Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) claims filed through the DEA.

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 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.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

From: CJ Ciaramella

Dear FOIA officer:
Please limit the scope of those request to documents sent between Jan. 1 2005 and Jan. 1 2015. I forgot to put a time frame in my original request. Thank you.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 21, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 21, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: JMD-FOIA (imailagent)

November 2, 2015

Mr. C. J. Ciaramella

MuckRock
Dept. MR 19826
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 03305-5819

Re: Request for receipts, bills, invoices or other materials provided
by the Department of Labor to DOJ/JMD for payments related to FECA
claims filed through DEA and sent between January 1, 2005 and January
1, 2015.

JMD FOIA TRACKING NUMBER: 104240

Dear Mr. Ciaramella:

I am writing on behalf of the Justice Management Division (JMD) of the
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom
of Information (FOIA) request on 11/02/2015.

For your information, the Justice Management Division assigns incoming
requests to one of three tracks: simple, complex, or expedited. Each
request is then handled on a first-in, first-out basis in relation to
other requests in the same track. Simple requests usually receive a
response in approximately one month whereas complex requests
necessarily take longer. At this time, your request has been assigned
to the Complex track.

If you have a question about the status of your FOIA request, you may
contact this office by emailing JMDFOIA@usdoj.gov
<mailto:JMDFOIA@usdoj.gov> or by calling 202-514-3101 during regular
business hours (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time,
excluding federal holidays).

Please refer to your assigned JMD FOIA TRACKING NUMBER listed above
whenever you contact the Department regarding this request.

Sincerely,

Karen E. McFadden

FOIA Contact

Justice Management Division

From: Department of Justice, Justice Management Division

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Department of Justice, Justice Management Division

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: JMDFoia (JMD)

Mr. Ciaramella:

This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated July 21, 2015, and received by this office on November 2, 2015. The request, which was assigned tracking number 104240, asked for receipts, bills, invoices, or other materials provided by the Department of Labor (DOL) to the Department of Justice (DOJ or Department), Justice Management Division (JMD), for payments related to Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) claims filed through the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and sent between January 1, 2005, and January 1, 2015.

The Department has determined that we can grant your request. Attached are 18 pages of responsive documents. Please be advised that the redactions are for information not pertaining to DEA, and therefore, not responsive to your request. Please also be advised that while we have made a thorough search through our records, we do not have documents responsive to all of FY 2005, FY 2006, and FY 2007.

Sincerely,

Karen McFadden
FOIA Contact
Justice Management Division

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