|Submitted||Feb. 23, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
All files related to Paul Michael Larson, a famous contestant on the television game show "Press Your Luck" in 1984. (http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_action=doc&p_docid=0F51ABD985306535&p_docnum=1)
Michael was investigated by the FBI, SEC, and IRS for his alleged involvement in an illegal foreign lottery scheme in the 1990s, and his whereabouts were unknown until his death in 1999. (http://mentalfloss.com/article/28588/man-who-pressed-his-luckand-won)
The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.
Donald Triplett III
A letter stating the request for reduced or waived fees has been rejected.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 23, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.
Dear Mr. Triplett,
The request was received on 2-26-2015 (actual date request was scanned into the FOIPA Document Processing System) and assigned FOIPA Request Number #1322628-000. The request is presently in Initial Processing, where the assigned analyst is searching for, retrieving and reviewing potentially responsive records. If appropriate, correspondence regarding the request and search results will be forthcoming.
Please check the status of your request online at http://www.fbi.gov/foia by clicking on the CHECK STATUS OF YOUR FOI/PA REQUEST under the FOIA INDEX located on the right side of the page. Status updates are performed on a weekly basis.
Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov<http://www.fbi.gov>/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.
David P. Sobonya
Public Information Officer/GIS
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS)
FBI-Records Management Division
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843
PIO: (540) 868-4593
Direct: (540) 868-4286
Fax: (540) 868-4391/4997
A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.
A copy of documents responsive to the request.