FBI Files on Charles W. Colson

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking # 1189096-000
Status
Completed

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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 any FBI files maintained on Charles W. Colson, a key figure in the Watergrate scandal who died April 21, 2012.

His death was widely reported:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/us/politics/charles-w-colson-watergate-felon-who-became-evangelical-leader-dies-at-80.html

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. 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.

Sincerely,

Michael Morisy

From: "Sobonya, David P." <David.Sobonya@ic.fbi.gov>

Dear Mr. Morisy,

The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOI/PA) request and it will be forwarded to the Work Process Unit or a Single Station Disclosure Team for review. Your request will be processed under the provisions of FOI/PA 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 FOI/PA 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/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. Upon receipt of an FOI/PA Request Number, you can check the status of your request online at: http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, and by clicking on the 'Check Status of Your FOI/PA Request' link under the (Records Available Now) section. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

Thank you,

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 23, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1189096-000 .

Thank you for your help.

From: "Sobonya, David P." <David.Sobonya@ic.fbi.gov>

Dear Mr. Morisy,

Thank you for your inquiry regarding the status of your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOI/PA) request. A review of your request has determined the following:

Your request was reopened on 5-1-2012 and assigned FOI/PA request number #1189096-000. The request is presently to the Work Process Unit (WPU, where an analyst is searching for, retrieving and reviewing potentially responsive records. Correspondence will be forthcoming.

You can now check the status of your request online at: http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, and click the 'Check Status of Your FOI/PA Request' link under the Records Available Now section. Online status reports are updated on a weekly basis.

Additional information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact me.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 23, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1189096-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Mr. Morisy,

The FOIPA request is presently assigned to a Disclosure analyst who is reviewing the records to determine if any redactions are required pursuant to subsections of Title 5, U. S. Code, Section 552 and 552a. Upon completion, the responsive records will be forwarded to a supervisor for review. If approved, a release of responsive records will be made. However, the supervisor may send the records back for further review and/or corrections which may delay the release.

You can now check the status of your request online at: http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, and click the ‘Check Status of Your FOI/PA Request’ link under the [Records Available Now] section under the FOIA Index located on the right side of the page. Online status reports are updated on a weekly basis.

Please contact me if you require further assistance.

Thank you,

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 23, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1189096-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Mr. Morisy,

The FOIPA request is presently assigned to a Disclosure analyst who is reviewing the records to determine if any redactions are required pursuant to subsections of Title 5, U. S. Code, Section 552 and 552a. Upon completion, the responsive records will be forwarded to a supervisor for review. If approved, a release of responsive records will be made. However, the supervisor may send the records back for further review and/or corrections which may delay the release.

You can now check the status of your request online at: http://www.fbi.gov/foia/, and click the ‘Check Status of Your FOI/PA Request’ link under the [Records Available Now] section under the FOIA Index located on the right side of the page. Online status reports are updated on a weekly basis.

Please contact me if you require further assistance.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 23, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1189096-000.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Mr. Morisy,

The above FOIA request was closed and a release of records was mailed to you on 10-19-2012.

Please contact me if you require further assistance.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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