TIGTA OSINT subscriptions

Bennett Cyphers filed this request with the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration of the United States of America .
Tracking #

2021-FOI-00107

Due April 5, 2021
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Bennett Cyphers


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

According to a letter from Inspector General J. Russell George to Senators Wyden and Warren, dated 2/18/2021,
> CI provided us [TIGTA] a listing of nineteen web-based subscriptions or products used for open source intelligence.
A copy of the letter is available at https://s.wsj.net/public/resources/documents/Response.pdf

I hereby request:
- The listing of web-based subscriptions or products used for open source intelligence (OSINT) provided by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (CI) to the Inspector General;
- Any purchase contracts associated with subscriptions or products referenced in the aforementioned listing;
- Any information or letters shared by CI that accompanied the aforementioned documents.

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,

Bennett Cyphers

From: Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

The attached PDF is in response to your February 23, 2021 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA).

Carroll Field
Government Information Specialist
Office of Chief Counsel, Disclosure Branch
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)
1401 H Street NW
Suite 469
Washington, DC 20005
Mobile: 202-893-5660
Carroll.Field@tigta.treas.gov

From: Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

The attached PDF is in reference to your February 23, 2021 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA).

Carroll Field
Government Information Specialist
Office of Chief Counsel, Disclosure Branch
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)
1401 H Street NW
Suite 469
Washington, DC 20005
Mobile: 202-893-5660
Carroll.Field@tigta.treas.gov

From: Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

Requester: Bennett Cyphers

This is a courtesy follow-up regarding the status of your FOIA request with TIGTA. We forwarded the responsive records to another Treasury bureau for their review; and we are currently waiting on their response to complete our processing. We will continue to keep you updated on the progress.

If you have any questions regarding your FOIA request, please refer to TIGTA Disclosure Case # 2021-FOI-00107.

Carroll Field
Government Information Specialist
Office of Chief Counsel, Disclosure Branch
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)
1401 H Street NW
Suite 469
Washington, DC 20005
Mobile: 202-893-5660
Carroll.Field@tigta.treas.gov

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