Dorothy Hunt FBI

Emma Best filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking #

1357176-001, DOJ-AP-2018-001211

Status
Completed

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From: Michael Best

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records relating to Dorothy Wetzel Day Goutiere Hunt (April 1, 1920 – December 8, 1972) who died aboard United Airlines Flight 553‎ in 1972. Dorothy Hunt was liaison between the American Embassy and the Economic Cooperation Administration (a CIA front) and the wife of CIA officer E. Howard Hunt and is believed to have had some involvement in payoffs relating to the Watergate affair.

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,

Michael Best

From: Sobonya, David P. (RMD) (FBI)

Dear Mr. Best,

The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request and it will be forwarded to Initial Processing for review. Your request will be processed under the provisions of FOIPA and a response will be mailed to you at a later date.

Requests for fee waivers and expedited processing will be addressed once your request has been assigned an FOIPA request number. You will receive written notification of the FBI’s decision.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov<http://www.fbi.gov>/, http://www.fbi.gov/foia/ or http://www.justice.gov/oip. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

Thank you,

David P. Sobonya
Public Information Officer/GIS
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS)
FBI-Records Management Division
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843
PIO: (540) 868-4593
Direct: (540) 868-4286
Fax: (540) 868-4391/4997

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Sobonya, David P. (RMD) (FBI)

Dear Mr. Best,

The request was received on 12-14-15 (actual date request was scanned into the FOIPA Document Processing System) and assigned FOIPA Request Number #1341271-000. The request is presently in Initial Processing, where the assigned analyst is searching for, retrieving and reviewing potentially responsive records. If appropriate, correspondence regarding the request and search results will be forthcoming.

Please check the status of your request online at http://www.fbi.gov/foia by clicking on the CHECK STATUS OF YOUR FOI/PA REQUEST under the FOIA INDEX located on the right side of the page. Status updates are performed on a weekly basis.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov<http://www.fbi.gov>/, http://www.fbi.gov/foia/ or http://www.justice.gov/oip. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

Thank you,

David P. Sobonya
Public Information Officer/GIS
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS)
FBI-Records Management Division
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843
PIO: (540) 868-4593
Direct: (540) 868-4286
Fax: (540) 868-4391/4997

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

A no responsive documents response.

From: Michael Best

I would like to appeal the decision that there are no documents for Dorothy Hunt, AKA Dorothy Wetzel Day Goutiere Hunt, on the grounds that she is listed as having a file in your Bureau's RIDS Dead List.

From: OIP-NoReply

Please do not reply to this e-mail, as this account is not monitored. To ensure a prompt reply, please direct any inquiries to the contact information listed in the correspondence provided to you. Thank you.

From: OIP-NoReply@usdoj.gov

DOJ-AP-2016-002171 has been processed with the following final disposition: Affirmed on Appeal -- No records.

  • Best, Michael, AP-2016-002171, FBI - Affirm Search No Records-signed

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Emma Best

I am appealing the b6 and b7C redactions in this file, as many of them clearly refer to people who are dead and others who are public figures with no reasonable expectation of privacy in this matter.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

11/29/2017 03:03 PM FOIA Request: DOJ-AP-2018-001211

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

DOJ-AP-2018-001211 has been processed with the following final disposition: Affirmed on Appeal.

  • Best, Emma, DOJ-AP-2018-001211, appeal response, FBI, affirm 6, 7C

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