DEA file of Brian Carreiro

David Bixenspan filed this request with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States of America.
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From: David Bixenspan

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I should be categorized as a media requester. This request is part of my reporting process, and I will use the materials in my coverage (for various outlets including VICE, Wrestling Observer, Fighting Spirit Magazine, and Death & Taxes) of news in the public interest. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the DEA file on Brian Carreiro, who used the names "The Thing," "The Terminator," and "Brian Carr" as a professional wrestler. Proof of death (to minimize privacy issues/redactions):

Social Security Number 045-36-3343 (April 9, 1946-March 12, 2012)
Funeral home obituary:
Wrestling Epicenter profile:
Pro Wrestling Torch article:

Please provide the products of searches of all internal databases, as well as all records of past requests and denials for anything in this file. For anything not produced, please send a proper Vaughn Index.

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.


David Bixenspan

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

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From: David Bixenspan

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 1, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.