|Submitted||Aug. 8, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the FBI's files on Zahra Billoo, Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations
Third-party permission will be provided one a form is sent.
I am journalist who writes extensively about FBI files - https://www.muckrock.com/project/subjects-matter-fbi-files-10/, which have received national and international attention - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3219376/Undercover-FBI-agents-spy-annual-Burning-Man-festival-light-ongoing-war-terrorism-use-test-new-intelligence-collection-technology.html
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.
A fix is required to perfect the request.
In reference to the follow up you submitted for FOIPA 1382339-000, the Certificate of Identity form DOJ-361 completed does not contain authorization to release information to you. Please have Zahra Billoo complete this form, to include listing your name under the line that states, "Optional: Authorization to Release Information to Another Person". Should you have questions, please feel free to reach out.
Public Information Officer
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS) FBI-Records Management Division
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843
Direct: (540) 868-4593
Fax: (540) 868-4391/4997
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