PROMIS (Central Intelligence Agency)

Emma Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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Due Feb. 1, 2016
Est. Completion None
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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 and source code relating to Prosecutor's Management Information System (AKA Promis, PROMIS, Promis '82, Enhanced Promis) and derivatives thereof, and the related matter of Inslaw Inc. v. United States Government. Please include any records relating to the transfer and/or sale of PROMIS and/or PROMIS-derivatives between Robert Hanssen and his Russian handlers and the sale of PROMIS and/or PROMIS-derivatives on the Russian black market (blat), and its alleged use by al-Qaeda and/or Usama bin Laden.

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.


Michael Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

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