Melissa Virus

Emily Crose filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Emily Crose

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All FBI records in memorandum, written documents, FD-302 interview documents, and any audio/video records related to the "Melissa virus" collected during the investigation of David Lee Smith for the release of harmful code to the public. The event occurred in March of 1999. Please see the attached news article from on the matter for more details.

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.


Emily Crose

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • E74a6bd6ff84ebf79d5f9691a36c88e9cc7f6a6e9_Q57543_D2262538

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • E74a6bd6ff84ebf79d5f9691a36c88e9cc7f6a6e9_Q57543_R350986_D2343419

  • E74a6bd6ff84ebf79d5f9691a36c88e9cc7f6a6e9_Q57543_R350986_D2336970

From: Emily Crose


Thank you all so much for your help with this request. This is wonderful!

Emily Crose

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

You're welcome. Have a great day!


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