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|Submitted||Aug. 7, 2018|
|Due||Sept. 5, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
All investigative reports from the investigation into Sprint Communications regarding its overbilling of federal law enforcement agencies for intercept charges under the Communications Assistance in Law Enforcement Act (“CALEA”).
Per the attached 2015 press release: "The investigation by OIG and the U.S. Attorney’s Office revealed that from 2007 to 2010, in violation of the FCC’s ruling, Sprint nevertheless included in its intercept charges the hidden costs of financing its CALEA upgrades."
The 2014 press release similarly indicates: "The prosecution [of Sprint] is the result of an investigation by the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General."
As I am submitting this request in my capacity as a professional reporter, I assert that I am appropriately categorized as a media requester for the purpose of fees. 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.
Attached is the OIG’s acknowledgement to your FOIA request.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 7, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #18-OIG-462.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Hello Mr. Musgrave:
The Office of the Inspector General has received your FOIA request. We are working diligently to process each request as quickly as possible. We receive numerous requests each day which are processed in chronological order by date of receipt and complexity. We will get to your request shortly but I can not tell you when you can expect a response. You can check back regularly for the status of your request.
For additional information about FOIA, please visit the U.S. Department of Justice website<http://www.usdoj.gov/oip/foi-act.htm>[cid:image001.png@01D09CA4.4637B550]<http://www.cdc.gov/Other/disclaimer.html>.
Jeanetta M. Howard
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of the Inspector General
•(202) 616-0646|7(202) 616-9152|