Mercury Project (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking #

1458397-000, A-2020-01590


Multi Request Mercury Project
Est. Completion None
No Responsive Documents


From: Emma North-Best

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Files mentioning or describing the Mercury Project, described by an officially released FBI document as "a joint operation conducted by federal law enforcement personnel and telecommunications industry personnel."

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: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Emma North-Best

I am appealing the integrity of the search in its entirety, as the Bureau has already confirmed the existence of FBI records on the subject.

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Office of Information Policy has received your FOIA Appeal.  Please see the attached acknowledgment letter.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Office of Information Policy has made its final determination on your FOIA Appeal Number A-2020-01590 .  A copy of this determination is enclosed for your review, along with any enclosures, if applicable.  Thank you.