Operation Team Player Warrants

Mike Masnick filed this request with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2016-ICFO-19254
Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

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From: Mike Masnick

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any seizure warrants issued in 2016 used to seize counterfeit NFL merchandise as part of Operation Team Player.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public on the news site Techdirt.com, 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,

Mike Masnick

From:

February 08, 2016 MIKE MASNICK MUCKROCK DEPT MR 23839 411 HIGHLAND AVE SOMERVILLE, MA 02144 RE:     ICE FOIA Case Number 2016-ICFO-19254 Dear Mr. MASNICK: This acknowledges receipt of your February 08, 2016, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), for any seizure warrants issued in 2016 used to seize counterfeit NFL merchandise as part of Operation Team Player / a listing of all seized counterfeit NFL merchandise as part of Operation Team Player, prior to the 2016 Super Bowl. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS REQUEST HAS BEEN COMBINED TO ENCOMPAS 23840-11660747@REQUESTS.MUCKROCK.COM.
Your request was received in this office on February 08, 2016.
Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. Per Section 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, ICE processes FOIA requests according to their order of receipt. Although ICE’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receipt of your request, the FOIA does permit a 10- day extension of this time period. As your request seeks numerous documents that will necessitate a thorough and wide-ranging search, ICE will invoke a 10-day extension for your request, as allowed by Title 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B). If you care to narrow the scope of your request, please contact our office. We will make every effort to comply with your request in a timely manner. Provisions of the FOIA allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request.  We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS Interim FOIA regulations as they apply to non-commercial requesters.  As a non-commercial requester, you will be charged 10 cents per page for duplication; the first 100 pages are free, as are the first two hours of search time, after which you will pay the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00 for clerical personnel, $7.00 for professional personnel, $10.25 for managerial personnel) of the searcher.  We will construe the submission of your request as an agreement to pay up to $25.00. You will be contacted before any further fees are accrued. We have queried the appropriate program offices within ICE for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.
Your request has been assigned reference number 2016-ICFO-19254. Please refer to this identifier in any future correspondence. To check the status of an ICE FOIA/PA request, please visit . Please note that to check the status of a request, you must enter the 2016-ICFO-XXXXX tracking number. You may contact this office at (866) 633-1182. Our mailing address is 500 12th Street, S.W., Stop 5009, Washington, D.C. 20536-5009. (http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status) http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status
Regards,
ICE FOIA Office
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Freedom of Information Act Office
500 12th Street, S.W., Stop 5009
Washington, D.C. 20536-5009
Telephone: 1-866-633-1182
Visit our FOIA website at
www.ice.gov/foia

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

We are still awaiting a response from the tasked agency regarding this request.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Mr. Masnick,

The request still requires a response from the program office to move forward. They are still conducting a search for responsive records at this time.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

The request still requires a response from the program office to move forward. They are still conducting a search for responsive records at this time.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

Dave Stadnicki
FOIA Specialist
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement
Department of Homeland Security
Washington DC
W- 202-732-4194
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From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

The request still requires a response from the program office to move forward. They are still conducting a search for responsive records at this time.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

The request still requires a response from the program office to move forward. They are still conducting a search for responsive records at this time.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

The request still requires a response from the program office to move forward. They are still conducting a search for responsive records at this time.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

The request still requires a response from the program office to move forward. They are still conducting a search for responsive records at this time.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

The request still requires a response from the program office to move forward. They are still conducting a search for responsive records at this time.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

From:

October 21, 2016 MIKE MASNICK MUCKROCK DEPT MR 23839 411 HIGHLAND AVE SOMERVILLE, MA 02144 RE:     ICE FOIA Case Number 2016-ICFO-19254
This e-mail is in regards to your February 08, 2016 ICE FOIA request for any seizure warrants issued in 2016 used to seize counterfeit NFL merchandise as part of Operation Team Player / a listing of all seized counterfeit NFL merchandise as part of Operation Team Player, prior to the 2016 Super Bowl.
In conducting a search for responsive records, the ICE FOIA office has determined that further clarification is needed regarding your request. Operation Team Player has been an ongoing investigation for many years. If the scope of your request can be narrowed to 2016 to the present on, it would definitely speed up the search. Please provide the ICE FOIA office with a response as soon as possible to avoid any further delay in the processing of your request. If a response is not received within 10 business days, your request will be administratively closed.
Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

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