OPM hack - OPM + FBI + NSA + CIA (Office of Personnel Management)

Emily Crose filed this request with the Office of Personnel Management of the United States of America.
Multi Request OPM hack - OPM + FBI + NSA + CIA
Due June 24, 2021
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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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:

Internal documentation related to the "OPM Hack" (occurring in 2015) which released the personal information of thousands of American civil service personnel. Please see the attached article for additional information.

Responsive information may include internal communications via email, text conversation, or potentially even handwritten notes. Please also include any recorded material pursuant to investigative reaction to this security breach.

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,

Emily Crose

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From: Office of Personnel Management

Your request has been received by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requester Service Center in Washington, DC. Your request will be forwarded to the appropriate OPM office for response as quickly as possible. If you have not visited the OPM - FOIA web page, we strongly encourage you to do so at http://www.opm.gov/efoia/ and review important information about the rules OPM follows in handling requests for records, such as: how to make a FOIA request; what fees may be charged; what records are available for public inspection; why some records are not released; and your right to appeal and then go to court if we refuse to release records.

Personnel and Medical Records for Current Federal Employees

The Official Personnel Folders (OPFs), including SF 50s, for current Federal employees are stored at the employee's current employing agency. Therefore, for copies of your personnel records, if you are currently employed by the Federal government, please contact your agency's Freedom of Information/Privacy office.

Personnel and Medical Records for Former Federal Employees

The Official Personnel Folders (OPFs), including SF 50s, for most former civilian Federal employees are stored at the address below. Please mail or fax a signed and dated written request with your social security number, date of birth, the name of the last agency of employment, and the last date of employment to:

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)<http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/>
1411 Boulder Boulevard
Valmeyer, IL 62295

Fax #: 618-935-3014. More information is available on their website at: http://www.archives.gov/ .

Information About a Federal Background Investigation
If you need information about a federal background investigation, we encourage you to visit the OPM Federal Investigative Services FOIA and Privacy Act page at http://www.opm.gov/investigations/requesting-investigation-copies/ for more information.

Thank you for contacting OPM's FOIA Requester Service Center.

From: Office of Personnel Management

Good afternoon, Emily Crose:

You need to send this inquiry to OPM FOIA Team Lead, Tiffany Ford, who is handling this request. She will provide you with an acknowledgment letter. Her contact information is Tiffany.Ford@opm.gov<mailto:Tiffany.Ford@opm.gov>, telephone (202) 606-4374.

Thank you.

Office of Privacy and Information Management
Freedom of Information Act
Requester Service Center
Telephone: (202) 606-3642
E-mail: FOIA@opm.gov<mailto:FOIA@opm.gov>

From: Muckrock Staff

Hello Ms. Ford,

We were told that this request was directed to you for processing. Could you please confirm that this is accurate and provide an update on the status of this request?

Thanks so much for your time and help.

From: Office of Personnel Management

Good Afternoon Ms. Crose,
In an effort to address the volume of FOIA requests received on this topic as efficiently as possible, OPM made publicly available a number of cybersecurity related documents by posting them at https://www.opm.gov/information-management/freedom-of-information-act/#url=CyberSecurity-Records . Please review the materials that have been posted.

If after reviewing those you determine that you require additional information, you may contact the Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center at foia@opm.gov to submit a narrowly tailored request. Please provide sufficient detail that will assist an agency employee with readily identifying the requested records.

If you have any questions, please let me know.
Sincerely,

Tiffany Ford
Freedom of Information Act
Office of Privacy and Information Management
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
1900 E. Street, NW, Room 1H41
Washington, DC 20415
(202) 606-9175 office
(202) 491-1869 mobile

From: Office of Personnel Management

Dear Ms. Crose,

This email pertains to your FOIA request that was received by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on 9/11/2019.

Because of the passage of time, we want to confirm whether you are still interested in proceeding with the request. If you are still interested, please let us know by replying to this email.

If we do not hear back from you within 30 working days, we will assume you are no longer interested in a response, and the request will be administratively closed.

Sincerely,

Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center
Office of Privacy and Information Management
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Telephone: (202) 606-3642
E-mail: FOIA@opm.gov<mailto:FOIA@opm.gov>

From: Emily Crose

Yes, I am still interested.

From: Emily Crose

Hi, can I please get a status update on this request?

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