Justin Tanner Petersen (Central Intelligence Agency)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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Multi Request Justin Tanner Petersen
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Awaiting Appeal


From: Emma North-Best

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records mentioning or describing Justin Tanner Petersen AKA Agent Steal AKA Hydrerbad joker (28 July 1960 Washington, D.C. – 13 March 2010 Los Angeles, California), a hacker and informant for the Bureau. In an FBI affidavit, Petersen admitted to physically and electronically conducting illegal telephone taps and breaking into Pacific Bell's COSMOS and other companies' computer systems to check telephone numbers and determine the location of telephone lines and circuits.

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.


Emma Best

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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.

From: Emma North-Best

I am appealing the GLOMAR response in its entirety.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A letter stating that the request appeal has been received and is being processed.