Leak referrals and consultations (U.S. Department of Education)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the U.S. Department of Education of the United States of America.
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Multi Request Leak referrals and consultations


From: Emma North-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 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 (or the date of creation of this agency, whichever came first) 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: U.S. Department of Education

Dear Emma Best,

This is the Department's acknowledgment of your request for information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. ยง 552. Your request was forwarded to the primary responsible office(s) for action.

Any future correspondence or questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA Public Liaison at 202-401-8365 or Thank you. (mailto:EDFOIAManager@ed.gov) EDFOIAManager@ed.gov

ED FOIA Manager
FOIA Service Center
U.S. Department of Education

From: U.S. Department of Education

Dear Emma Best,

Please find attached a 20 day status notification for your FOIA request.

Thank you,

Elise Cook
FOIA Analyst
FOIA Service Center
US Department of Education
(202) 401-8365

From: U.S. Department of Education

Good afternoon Ms. Best,

Attached please find the Department of Education Office of Inspector General's response to the above-reference FOIA request.

Thank you,

Jeremy A. Kirsch, Esq.
Office of Inspector General (OIG)
U.S. Department of Education
550 12th Street, SW, # 8162
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 245-7858