Treasury Europol gag order

William Green filed this request with the Department of Treasury of the United States of America.
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From: William Green

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

1. All documents relating to a gag order requested by the Department of Treasury for the European Union law enforcement agency Europol regarding the March 2012 report of Europol's Joint Supervisory Body on the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program.
See the January 8, 2015 presentation by the EU Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, on the subject for context:

2. All correspondence with Europol, the JSB, and Ms. O'Reilly regarding the March 2012 report

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not 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.


William Green

From: Department of Treasury

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To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 10, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-01-041.

Thank you for your help.