FBI Files on BB King
|Submitted||May 15, 2015|
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From: Michael Morisy
To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the FBI's files on B.B. King (also known as Riley B. King), a popular blues musician who was born September 16, 1925 and died May 14, 2015.
His death was widely reported, including here:
Please search any "cross-referenced" records relevant to this individual.
Please also search “ELSUR” (Electronic Surveillance) records.
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.
From: Mcguinn, Lauren S. (RMD) (FBI)
Dear Mr. Morisy,
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/<http://www.fbi.goiv/foia/>. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.
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
Do you have further questions about the FOI/PA process? Visit us at http://www.fbi.gov/foia
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U.S. Department of Justice Form 361, Certification
—of Identity<http://www.fbi.gov/foia/u.s.-department-of-justice-form-361-certification-of-identity> (pdf)
From: Federal Bureau of Investigation
A no responsive documents response.