Leak referrals and consultations

Emma Best filed this request with the Bureau of Prisons of the United States of America.
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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:

Copies of documents, including but not limited to emails, memos, letters, reports, briefs and call logs, referring to, discussing or generated as a result of referrals from BOP central offices/HQ to and consultations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other components of the Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Civil Division, National Security Division, the Attorney General's office, etc.), regarding instances of unauthorized disclosures of information (AKA leaks) for investigation and/or prosecution between January 20, 1981 and the present.

I request "news media" status and a fee waiver, see attached.

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

From: Bureau of Prisons

Request number 2019-05745
See attached acknowledgement of your BOP FOIA request.
K. Scarantino

From: Bureau of Prisons

While BOP continues to process your FOIA request, to promote transparency, I want to let you know about records available on BOP’s internet page. For your convenience, records related to COVID and home confinement (located in the first four links) can be found at: https://www.bop.gov/coronavirus/ https://www.bop.gov/foia/docs/2020_COVID_Guidance_part_1.pdf https://www.bop.gov/foia/docs/2020_COVID_Guidance_part_2.pdf https://www.bop.gov/foia/docs/2020_COVID_memos.pdf https://www.bop.gov/resources/health_care_mngmt.jsp https://www.bop.gov/PublicInfo/execute/policysearch?todo=query&series=6000# https://www.bop.gov/PublicInfo/execute/policysearch?todo=query&series=5000 Information about BOP’s contract to purchase hydroxychloroquine can be found at: https://www.fpds.gov/ezsearch/search.do?q=Premium+RX+CONTRACTING_AGENCY_NAME%3A%22FEDERAL+PRISON+SYSTEM+%2F+BUREAU+OF+PRISONS%22+PIID%3A%2215BNAS20PVB610270%22&s=FPDS.GOV&templateName=1.5.1&indexName=awardfull I encourage you to regularly check BOP's web page for updated records related to COVID-19 and home confinement. If you have any questions or wish to discuss your request, please contact the undersigned, this office, or BOP’s FOIA Public Liaison, Mr. C. Darnell Stroble. We can be reached at 202-616-7750, 320 First Street NW, Suite 936, Washington DC 20534, or ogc_efoia@bop.gov Respectfully, Gene Baime Supervisory Attorney