FBI File of Scientology Celebrity Centre Founder Yvonne Jentzsch

R. M. Seibert filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.

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From: R. M. Seibert

To Whom It May Concern:

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

(1) Any files the FBI has on, about or concerning Yvonne Doreen Jentzsch (née Harding-Wilson, aka Yvonne Gillham; October 20, 1927 - January 23, 1978), Social Security No. 546-23-0686. Proof of death: http://i.imgur.com/H6eDIdq.png

(2) Any additional documentation referencing the Los Angeles, CA non-profit organization Yvonne Gillham founded in 1969 officially known as "Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre International" or "Scientology Celebrity Centers" informally.

Please do an all-inclusive search of the central records, cross-reference and ELSUR indices when identifying responsive documents for this request.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest due to the high-profile positions Mrs. Jentzsch held as a Commanding Officer in the Scientology Sea Organization, her widely known connection to L. Ron Hubbard and various Hollywood celebrities, plus the unusual circumstances leading up to her death: http://scientolipedia.org/info/Yvonne_Gillham_Jentzsch#Illness_and_death

Additionally, the requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

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.


Ms. R. M. Seibert

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

Dear Ms. Seibert,

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>/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. 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 - FBI

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

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