globalHell

Emma Best filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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1422663-000, DOJ-AP-2019-007334

1422663-000

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Completed

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From: Emma Best


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Files mentioning globalHell, a group of hackers, composed of about 60 individuals. The group disbanded in 1999, when 12 members were prosecuted for computer intrusion and 30 for lesser offenses.

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.

Sincerely,

Emma Best

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • E83e38534ec0ac1b84545e874c4c72aacd0eba90f_Q46056_R349339_D2314059

  • E83e38534ec0ac1b84545e874c4c72aacd0eba90f_Q46056_R349339_D2226888

  • E83e38534ec0ac1b84545e874c4c72aacd0eba90f_Q46056_R349339_D2226887

From: Emma Best

I am appealing the withholdings in their entirety, as a great deal of the information is clearly – from the bits of context provided – not specific enough to identify a particular confidential informant, making the b7D redactions unwarranted.

  • E83e38534ec0ac1b84545e874c4c72aacd0eba90f_Q46056_R349339_D2314059

  • E83e38534ec0ac1b84545e874c4c72aacd0eba90f_Q46056_R349339_D2226888

  • E83e38534ec0ac1b84545e874c4c72aacd0eba90f_Q46056_R349339_D2226887

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Good Afternoon,

This is our final response with regard to your Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request with the OSD/JS. Please see attached.

V/R,

Kris Zadrovitz |FOIA Analyst
Freedom of Information Division
OSD/JS FOIA Requester Service Center
kristine.l.zadrovitz.civ@mail.mil
(571) 372-0465

Comments: https://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm?fa=card&sp=125562

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Good Morning Ms. Best,

Attached please find our final response to the captioned FOIA request originally sent to the FBI.

We will send the password needed to open the encrypted file in a second email.

If you have any questions related to this matter please contact the DoD OIG FOIA Requester Service Center.

Sincerely,

FOIA Requester Service Center

Office of Inspector General

Department of Defense

Phone: 703-604-9775

Fax: 571-372-7498

Email: foiarequests@dodig.mil

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Ms. Best,

This is the password you will need to open the encrypted document sent previously.

19001149P@ssword

Sincerely,

FOIA Requester Service Center

Office of Inspector General

Department of Defense

Phone: 703-604-9775

Fax: 571-372-7498

Email: foiarequests@dodig.mil

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

This message is to notify you of a new appeal submission to the FOIAonline application. Appeal information is as follows:

* Appeal Tracking Number: DOJ-AP-2019-007334
* Request Tracking Number: 1422663
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 09/24/2019
* Appeal Status: Submitted
* Description:
FBI appeal

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

DOJ-AP-2019-007334 has been processed with the following final disposition: Affirmed on Appeal.
Given the nature of this request, some records are only being released to you as the requester. If you have an account in FOIAonline, you may access those records by [FOIAONLINE_HOME]. Otherwise, those responsive records will be sent via the method agreed upon with the FOIA processor.

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