FBI file on Hugh Hefner

Dan Nguyen filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Dan Nguyen

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am requesting the FBI file for Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy Magazine. Mr. Hefner passed away on Sept. 27, 2017. The following is a URL for an obituary published by People magazine:


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.


Dan Nguyen

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.