FinFisher (Department of Justice, United States Marshals)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Department of Justice, United States Marshals of the United States of America.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documents on the following:
-Any contracts, purchase orders, or other financial documentation produced from the acquisition of FinFisher (also known as FinSpy) made by Lench IT solutions PLC
-Policies governing the use of FinFisher
-Any available documentation about when and how FinFisher is used
-Documentation about any oversight of the use of FinFisher

FinFisher is an electronic surveillance tool used to remotely monitor suspects phones. The following article by Citizen Lab lists the United States as operating FinFisher technology.

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.


Curtis Waltman

From: Hughes, Tiwiya (USMS)

Due to the high volume of request we are receiving . Our specialist are working as diligently as they can to get out all request on time. Your request has been assigned to Angela Chappelle- Brooks and 2017USMS31448 is your request number. Please be patient and know that your request is being worked on.

From: Hughes, Tiwiya (USMS)

Good afternoon,

I sent you an email on 4/3/17 with an update to your request with the person name as to who your request has been assigned too. Please send your request to the FOIA inbox not this one.

Thank you

From: Hughes, Tiwiya (USMS)

Good morning,

I sent you an email on March 13, 2017 specifically stating who your request was assign to. Please do not send anymore request to this email address. Please send them to the FOIA address.

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Department of Justice, United States Marshals

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