FBI: Richard Mellon Scaife

Robert Delaware filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking # 1278634-0
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From: Robert Delaware

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documents related to the well known Richard Mellon Scaife. A public figure whose death was widely reported in the media:

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/2014/07/04/Tribune-Review-publisher-Scaife-dies/stories/201407040150

Per my understanding of the FOIA process and the FBI, I request that a full search be done for not only main file records, but also for any "cross-referenced" records that may exist.

I also ask that as a part of this request, an ELSUR (Electronic Surveillance) search be undertaken.

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,

Robert Delaware

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Mr. Delaware,

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/ 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

A letter stating the request for reduced or waived fees has been rejected.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

The user must agree to pay fees in order for the process to be continued being processed. No payment is due at this time.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

A fix is required to perfect the request.

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