|Submitted||Nov. 17, 2015|
- postal service
- department of homeland security
- homeland security
- immigration and customs enforcement
- department of treasury
- silk road
- us marshals
- secret service
- ross ulbricht
- dread pirate roberts
- united states marshals service
- united states postal inspection service
- federal bureau of investigation
- customs and border protection
- drug enforcement administration
- financial crimes enforcement network
- internal revenue service
- alcohol tobacco and firearms
- bureau of alcohol tobacco and firearms
- homeland security investigations
- united states postal service
- united states postal service inspection service
- us secret service
- marco polo
- operation marco polo
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
All communications with the following agencies specifically regarding Operation Marco Polo, the federal investigation into Silk Road, from January 1, 2010 up to the receipt of this request:
o Secret Service
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
I request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest and I am a representative of the news media. I am a proven freelance journalist with a focus on FOIA-based reporting.
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 20 business days, as the statute requires.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 17, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.