|Submitted||Sept. 1, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
All Bureau of Prisons records pertaining to former federal inmate Matthew Ianniello (1920 - 2012).
Ianniello's listed BOP Register Number is 10212-016.
Records should be made available without Privacy Act restriction, as Ianniello's death in 2012 has been widely reported:
* New York Times story reporting Ianniello's death: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/nyregion/mafia-boss-matty-the-horse-ianniello-dies-at-92.html
* Obituary from Newsday: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newsday/obituary.aspx?n=matthew-j-ianniello&pid=159290212
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.
I am unable to access the links you provided. Will you please save those pages in PDF format (or similar) and forward to this email address.
Please be advised, no further action will be taken until your request is received with proof of death.
Government Information Specialist
Department of Justice
Office of the General Counsel
This is in reply to Government Information Specialist S. Arellano's response to my request for records concerning Matthew Ianniello's BOP records.
S. Arellano stated asked, "Will you please save those pages in PDF format (or similar) and forward to this email address."
PDF versions of the articles cited as proof of death are attached to this message. Please note, original publication dates are from August 2012.
A no responsive documents response.