Files of the former East German Ministry for State Security

Alexander Bollfrass filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Alexander Bollfrass

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Records of the former East German Ministry for State Security's foreign intelligence branch (HV A), which were digitized by the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
and delivered to the Federal Republic of Germany's Ministry of the Interior between 2000 and 2003 as CD-ROMs bearing the title "Rosenholtz."

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.


Alexander Bollfrass

From: Central Intelligence Agency

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.