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JW DNCF v DOJ Comey Steele records 00967

JW DNCF v DOJ Comey Steele records 00967

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U.S. Department Justice
Federal Bureau Investigation
Washington, D.C. 20535
August 30, 2018
MR. WILLIAM MARSHALL
JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.
SUITE 800
425 THIRD STREET, SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON, 20024
FOIPA Request Nos.: 1374674-000 and 1396901-000
Civil Action No.: 18-CV-00967
Subject: James Comey Memos and Meetings with
President Obama, Al.
Dear Mr. Marshall:
The enclosed documents were reviewed under the Freedom Information/Privacy Acts (FOIPA), Title
United States Code, Section 552/552a. Below you will find check boxes under the appropriate statute headings
which indicate the types exemptions asserted protect information exempt from disclosure. The appropriate
exemptions are noted the enclosed pages next redacted information. addition, deleted page information
sheet was inserted indicate where pages were withheld entirely and identify which exemptions were applied. The
checked exemption boxes used withhold information are further explained the enclosed Explanation
Exemptions.
Section 552
Section 552a
(b)(1)
(b)(7)(A)
(d)(5)
(b)(2)
(b)(7)(B)
(j)(2)
(b)(3)
(b)(7)(C)
(k)(1)
(b)(7)(D)
(k)(2)
(b)(7)(E)
(k)(3)
(b)(7)(F)
(k)(4)
(b)(4)
(b)(8)
(k)(5)
(b)(5)
(b)(9)
(k)(6)
(b)(6)
(k)(7)
110 page(s) were reviewed and page(s) are being released.
Below you will also find additional informational paragraphs about your request. Where applicable, check
boxes are used provide you with more information about the processing your request. Please read each item
carefully.
Document(s) were located which originated with, contained information concerning, other
Government Agency (ies) [OGA].
This information has been referred the OGA(s) for review and direct response you. are consulting with another agency. The FBI will correspond with you regarding this information
when the consultation completed. accordance with standard FBI practice and pursuant FOIA exemption (b)(7)(E) and Privacy Act
exemption (j)(2) U.S.C. 552/552a (b)(7)(E)/(j)(2)], this response neither confirms nor denies the
existence your subjects name any watch lists.
For your information, Congress excluded three discrete categories law enforcement and national security
records from the requirements the Freedom Information Act (FOIA). See U.S. 552(c) (2006 Supp.
(2010). This response limited those records subject the requirements the FOIA. This standard
notification that given all our requesters and should not taken indication that excluded records do,
not, exist. Enclosed for your information copy the Explanation Exemptions.
Although your request litigation, are required USC 552 (a)(6)(A) provide you the following
information concerning your right appeal. You may file appeal writing the Director, Office Information
Policy (OIP), United States Department Justice, Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.
20530-0001, you may submit appeal through OIPs FOIA online portal creating account the following
web site: https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/home. Your appeal must postmarked
electronically transmitted within ninety (90) days from the date this letter order considered timely. you
submit your appeal mail, both the letter and the envelope should clearly marked Freedom Information Act
Appeal. Please cite the FOIPA Request Number assigned your request may easily identified.
The enclosed material from the main investigative file(s) which the subject(s) your request was
the focus the investigation. Our search located additional references, files relating other
individuals, matters, which may may not about your subject(s). Our experience has shown
such additional references, identified the same subject the main investigative file, usually contain
information similar the information processed the main file(s). such, have given priority
processing only the main investigative file(s) given our significant backlog. you would like receive
any references the subject(s) your request, please submit separate request for the reference
material writing. The references will reviewed later date, time and resources permit.
See additional information which follows.
Sincerely,
David Hardy
Section Chief
Record/Information
Dissemination Section
Information Management Division
Enclosure(s) response your Freedom Information/Privacy Acts (FOIPA) requests, enclosed processed copy
responsive documents contained FOIPA Request Numbers 1374674-000 and 1396901-000.
The enclosed documents Bates stamped FBI 18-CV-00967 through 18-CV-00967 -110 from FOIPA
Request Numbers 1374674-000 and 1396901-000 represent the first interim release information responsive
your requests.
Additionally, the FBI has removed some individual e-mail records Other Non-responsive because
these records were not responsive your FOIA request. minimize costs you and the FBI, duplicate copies the same document were not processed.
EXPLANATION EXEMPTIONS
SUBSECTIONS TITLE UNITED STATES CODE, SECTION 552
(b)(1)
(A) specifically authorized under criteria established Executive order kept secret the interest national defense foreign
policy and (B) are fact properly classified such Executive order;
(b)(2)
related solely the internal personnel rules and practices agency;
(b)(3)
specifically exempted from disclosure statute (other than section 552b this title), provided that such statute (A) requires that the matters withheld from the public such manner leave discretion issue, (B) establishes particular criteria for withholding refers particular types matters withheld;
(b)(4)
trade secrets and commercial financial information obtained from person and privileged confidential;
(b)(5)
inter-agency intra-agency memorandums letters which would not available law party other than agency litigation with
the agency;
(b)(6)
personnel and medical files and similar files the disclosure which would constitute clearly unwarranted invasion personal privacy;
(b)(7)
records information compiled for law enforcement purposes, but only the extent that the production such law enforcement records
information could reasonably expected interfere with enforcement proceedings, would deprive person right fair
trial impartial adjudication, could reasonably expected constitute unwarranted invasion personal privacy, could
reasonably expected disclose the identity confidential source, including State, local, foreign agency authority any private
institution which furnished information confidential basis, and, the case record information compiled criminal law
enforcement authority the course criminal investigation, agency conducting lawful national security intelligence
investigation, information furnished confidential source, would disclose techniques and procedures for law enforcement
investigations prosecutions, would disclose guidelines for law enforcement investigations prosecutions such disclosure could
reasonably expected risk circumvention the law, could reasonably expected endanger the life physical safety any
individual;
(b)(8)
contained related examination, operating, condition reports prepared by, behalf of, for the use agency responsible for
the regulation supervision financial institutions;
(b)(9)
geological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning wells.
SUBSECTIONS TITLE UNITED STATES CODE, SECTION 552a
(d)(5)
information compiled reasonable anticipation civil action proceeding;
(j)(2)
material reporting investigative efforts pertaining the enforcement criminal law including efforts prevent, control, reduce crime apprehend criminals;
(k)(1)
information which currently and properly classified pursuant Executive order the interest the national defense foreign policy,
for example, information involving intelligence sources methods;
(k)(2)
investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes, other than criminal, which did not result loss right, benefit privilege
under Federal programs, which would identify source who furnished information pursuant promise that his/her identity would
held confidence;
(k)(3)
material maintained connection with providing protective services the President the United States any other individual pursuant
the authority Title 18, United States Code, Section 3056;
(k)(4)
required statute maintained and used solely statistical records;
(k)(5)
investigatory material compiled solely for the purpose determining suitability, eligibility, qualifications for Federal civilian
employment for access classified information, the disclosure which would reveal the identity the person who furnished
information pursuant promise that his/her identity would held confidence;
(k)(6)
testing examination material used determine individual qualifications for appointment promotion Federal Government service the
release which would compromise the testing examination process;
(k)(7)
material used determine potential for promotion the armed services, the disclosure which would reveal the identity the person who
furnished the material pursuant promise that his/her identity would held confidence.
FBI/DOJ
FEDERAL BUREAU INVESTIGATION
DELETED PAGE INFORMATION SHEET
Judicial Watch, Inc., al. DOJ
Civil Action No.: 18-cv-00967
FOIPA Request Nos.: 1374674, 1396901
Total Withheld Pages:
Bates Page
FBI 18-CV-00967
Reference
3-6
9-10
19-20
31-36
63-64
81-82
88-89
91-92
93-94
95-96
97-99
105
Reason for Withholding
(i.e., exemptions with coded rationale,
duplicate, sealed order court,
etc.)
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-2
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-7 through
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-11 through
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-21 through
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-28
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-30
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-37 through
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-59
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-62
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-65
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-68
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-70
Other-Non-responsive
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-85 through
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-88
Referral/Consult
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-91
Referral/Consult
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-97
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-99
Referral/Consult
Duplicate FBI 18-CV-00967-106
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Deleted Pages Duplication Fee
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