Harold Joseph Rosenthal (Drug Enforcement Administration)

Alec Banks filed this request with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking #

23-00135-F

Multi Request Harold Joseph Rosenthal
Est. Completion None
Status
Withdrawn

Communications

From: Alec Banks

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am requesting all pertinent files (including indictments, court transcripts, phone and wire taps, and internal communication) regarding Harold Joseph Rosenthal, formerly prison inmate #08075-02, who died in an Atlanta prison 8/3/2018 after being sentenced to life in prison on charges stemming from a massive drug smuggling operation throughout the United States.

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,

Alec Banks

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Dear Alec Banks,

The status of your FOIA request #23-00135-F has been updated to the following status 'Received'. To log into the DEA Public Access Link click on the Application URL below.

https://ifa.dea.gov/foia

Sincerely,
DEA

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Dear Alec Banks,

Your request has been received by the DEA. The request has been assigned tracking # 23-00135-F, please log into your account and review your submission.

The application address is https://ifa.dea.gov/foia.

Thank you,
DEA

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Dear Alec Banks: This email responds to your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act (FOIA/PA)request received on June 22, 2022, addressed to the Drug EnforcementAdministration (DEA), Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Unit, seeking accessto information regarding Harold Joseph Rosenthal.
In your request you indicated that Harold Joseph Rosenthal is deceased. To process thisrequest, we require proof of death. To the extent that non-public responsiverecords exist, without consent, proof of death, or an overriding publicinterest, disclosure of law enforcement records concerning an individual couldreasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of personalprivacy. See 5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(7)(C). Because any non-public records responsiveto your request would be categorically exempt from disclosure, this Office isnot required to conduct a search for the requested records. Acceptable forms ofproof of death include obituaries, death certificates, recognized sources thatcan be documented, date of birth is 100 years or greater, or Social SecurityIndex Page.
Please visit https://www.dea.gov/divisions/requesting-dea-foia-recordsto learn more about the DEA requirements when requesting FOIA Records. (https://www.dea.gov/divisions/requesting-dea-foia-records) If this office doesnot receive your response within 30 days, DEA will assume that you do not wishto pursue this matter and your request will be administratively closed.  Please e-mail your response to dea.foia@usdoj.gov. Sincerely, Sandra L. Seidel
FOIA/PA Specialist, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Intake Sub-Unit
FOIA Information Law Section Drug Enforcement Administration Telephone: (571) 776-3317 E-mail: Sandra.L.Seidel@dea.gov PRIVACY ACT NOTICE: This e-mail (including any attachments herein) may contain personal andprivileged information that requires protection in compliance with the PrivacyAct of 1974 (5 U.S.C. § 552a). Any useof this information by anyone other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you have received this communication inerror, please immediately delete all copies of this information and notify meby e-mail. The use, dissemination,distribution, or reproduction of this communication by unintended recipients is not authorized and may be unlawful.

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Dear Alec Banks,

The status of your FOIA request #23-00135-F has been updated to the following status 'On Hold - Need Info/Clarification'. To log into the DEA Public Access Link click on the Application URL below.

https://ifa.dea.gov/foia

Sincerely,
DEA

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Dear Alec Banks:
This is in response to receipt of the proof of death pertaining to Harold Joseph Rosenthal.  Please note that  that what you provided as proof of death does not meet the FOIA requirements.
Where a request forrecords pertains to another individual, a requester may receive greater accessby submitting either a notarized authorization signed by that individual or adeclaration made in compliance with the requirements set forth in 28 U.S.C. §1746 by that individual authorizing disclosure of the records to the requester,or by submitting proof that the individual is deceased (e.g., a copy of a deathcertificate or an obituary). As anexercise of administrative discretion, the agency can require a requester tosupply additional information if necessary in order to verify that a particularindividual has consented to disclosure. Sincerely, Sandra L. Seidel FOIA/PA Specialist Intake Sub-Unit, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act
FOIA Information Law Section Drug Enforcement Administration Telephone: 571-776-3317 E-mail: Sandra.L.Seidel@dea.gov
PRIVACY ACT NOTICE: This e-mail (including any attachments herein) may contain personal andprivileged information that requires protection in compliance with the PrivacyAct of 1974 (5 U.S.C. § 552a). Any useof this information by anyone other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you have received this communication inerror, please immediately delete all copies of this information and notify meby e-mail. The use, dissemination,distribution, or reproduction of this communication by unintended recipients is not authorized and may be unlawful.

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Dear Alec Banks,

The status of your FOIA request #23-00135-F has been updated to the following status 'Closed'. To log into the DEA Public Access Link click on the Application URL below.

https://ifa.dea.gov/foia

Sincerely,
DEA

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