|Submitted||Jan. 31, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
Copies of any and all contracts between the FBI and Rayzone Group, and any final reports generated and delivered by Rayzone Group to the agency over the past 5 years. This search should be conducted within the FBI's Remote Operations Unit (ROU) and the FBI's Operational Technology Division (OTD). If retrieving the contracts themselves is too burdensome please provide a list of contracts.
Rayzone Group is a private, Israel based company, focusing on hardware and software for law enforcement and government clients. Rayzone Group "designs and manufactures cyber & intelligence solutions for government and federal agencies," according to the company website. The website can be found here: http://www.rayzoneg.com/index.html
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. Mitch,
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.
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
A no responsive documents response.
The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.