Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 

FOI Request

FBI Terrorist Watch List Dearborn, MI residents

Requested by jasonsmathers on Oct. 20, 2010 for the Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI of United States of America and fufilled on Oct. 29, 2010

Status: Completed


From Jason Smathers on Oct. 15, 2010:

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Either (a) any record which shows a current count of the number of persons on the FBI terrorist watch list which have a residence in Dearborn, Michigan OR (b) a copy of the FBI Terrorist Watch List entries where the persons have a residence in Dearborn, Michigan. I will not object to the redaction of all information, so long as I am able to count the number of records where there is a residence in Dearborn, Michigan.

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jason Smathers
Filed via MuckRock.com
185 Beacon St. #3
Somerville, MA 02143

Daytime: (857) 488- 3081
E-mail: requests@muckrock.com

 
From FBI-Records Management Division on Oct. 21, 2010:

Dear Mr. Smathers,

The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOI/PA) request and it will be forwarded to the Work Process Unit 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 www.fbi.gov or http://foia.fbi.gov/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

Thank you,

David P. Sobonya
Public Information Officer/Legal Admin. Specialist
Service Request Unit (SRU)
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS)
FBI-Records Management Division

 
From MuckRock.com on Nov. 1, 2010:

See attached document, "Dearborn FBI.pdf"

Dearborn_FBI.pdf
Dearborn_FBI.pdf
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Response to Request for Dearborn, WI Terrorist Watchlist
Response to Request for Dearborn, WI Terrorist Watchlist
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The response of "No Records Found" from the FBI regarding a request for the terrorist watch list of all residents in Dearborn, MI.
 
  • Dearborn_FBI.pdf
  • Response to Request for Dearborn, WI Terrorist Watchlist
 
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