DIA: Junaid Hussain

Emily Crose filed this request with the Defense Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking #

FOI-0041-2020

Due Nov. 20, 2019
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Emily Crose


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of FBI files on Junaid Hussain, former ISIL propagandist and hacker who also went by Abu Hussain al-Britani, TriCK, and tr1ck, whose death was confirmed in October 2015 by the Department of Justice (http://www.justice.gov/opa/file/784501/download), and who was the subject of press coverage like this Vanity Fair profile: http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/12/isis-hacker-junaid-hussain.

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.

Sincerely,

Emily Crose

From: Defense Intelligence Agency, Office of the Inspector General

A letter stating that a certificate of identity, proof of death, or other privacy-related fix is required in order to continue processing the request.

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Please provide the DIA case number that was assigned to this request.

V/r
DIA, FOIA Document Review & Analysis Branch
FOIA and Declassification Services

From: Emily Crose

FOI-0041-2020

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Greetings Ms. Crose,

Thank you for submitting your attached letter to our office inquiring about the status of your case. Unfortunately, as indicated in our acknowledgement letter (2nd attachment), we have a backlog that is now at over 1,800 cases that we are diligently processing. At this stage of processing, we are not able to provide you with an estimated date of completion. As analysis and processing of your request continues, a case officer will provide you with an estimated completion date.

With Warm Regards,

Nahomi Timmons
Staff Officer
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C
Desk: 301-394-5181
NIPR: Brittley.Timmons@dodiis.mil

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Good afternoon,

Please see the attached Status Letter.

Thank you,
v/r,

Shara Coghill
Government Information Specialist
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Good morning,

Please reference the status letter which was attached in the email sent January 27th.

v/r,

Shara Coghill
Government Information Specialist
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Thank you for contacting our office!

Unfortunately, at this time we are experiencing significant delays to our processing times. Please accept our sincerest apologies, as it may take through the end of the year for a completion. However, we will try to have your case officer contact you in the coming weeks to respond to any questions that you may have.

Please stay safe.

Very respectfully,

Nahomi Timmons
Staff Officer
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C
Desk: 301-394-4913
NIPR: Brittley.Timmons@dodiis.mil

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Good morning,

Please see the attached status letter. The estimated completion date has been updated due to the delays we are currently experiencing.

v/r,

Shara Coghill
Government Information Specialist
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Good Morning,

Please see the attached letter previously sent on June 25th.

v/r,
Shara Coghill
Government Information Specialist
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Good afternoon,

Please see the attached letter previously sent on June 25th.
v/r,

Shara Coghill
Government Information Specialist
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Greetings,

Thank you for contacting us. At this time, we don't have any further updates than what was previously provided on multiple occasions. We will certainly provide you with updates as they become available.

From: Defense Intelligence Agency

Good afternoon,

Please see the attached letter previously sent on June 25th.
v/r,
Shara Coghill
Government Information Specialist
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C

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