Nugan-Hand Bank (CIA)

Emma Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # F-2016-00854
Due Feb. 9, 2016
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Michael Best

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Records relating to Nugan-Hand Bank, an Australian merchant bank that collapsed in 1980 and was allegedly involved in drug smuggling, arranging weapons deals, and providing a front for the United States Central Intelligence Agency. The bank had employed a number of retired United States military and intelligence officers, including former CIA director William Colby.

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.

Sincerely,

Michael Best

From: Michael Best

It has been well over 20 business days since I filed the following FOIA request. As you are aware, the statute requires a response from your Agency within 20 business. For your convenience, a copy of the FOIA request may be found below. I look forward to receiving your legally required reply.

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Records relating to Nugan-Hand Bank, an Australian merchant bank that collapsed in 1980 and was allegedly involved in drug smuggling, arranging weapons deals, and providing a front for the United States Central Intelligence Agency. The bank had employed a number of retired United States military and intelligence officers, including former CIA director William Colby.

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.

Sincerely,

Michael Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Michael Best

Thank you for your interim response. For the record, my concern was with not receiving any acknowledgement that you had received or were processing my request.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

Files

pages

Close