Freedom of Information Act – Federal Bureau of Investigation

FOIAFBI2012_pd_001
January 16, 2012 FOIA request seeking FBI files related to Minnesota- based peace activist Marvin “Marv” Davidov. Davidov died on January 14, 2012.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_002
January 24, 2012 letter from David Hardy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to PRM’s Matt Ehling regarding PRM’s request of January 16, 2012. The letter describes procedures to be followed when requesting files related to a third party. Two additional documents attached. FOIA request is numbered 1180869-000.
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Certified death certificate of Marvin Allen Davidov. Hennepin County Minnesota.
Requested by FBI to avoid Privacy Act violations related to the release of FBI files through the Freedom of Information Act.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_004
FOIA request of February 22, 2012 relating to FBI files maintained on Minnesota peace activist Marvin “Marv” Davidov. Second request; copy of certified death certificate attached.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_005
March 6, 2012 letter from David Hardy of the FBI to PRM’s Matt Ehling. The letter relates to PRM’s FOIA request of February 22, 2012. Mr. Hardy’s letter indicates that the agency is searching its Central Records System for responsive information.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_006
Letter of September 7, 2012 from David Hardy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to PRM’s Matt Ehling. Letter pertains to estimated costs for processing 11,806 pages of FBI documents responsive to Marv Davidov.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_007
Letter of September 7, 2012 from David Hardy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to PRM’s Matt Ehling. Letter pertains to the FBI’s denial of PRM’s requested fee waiver for documents from Marv Davidov’s FBI file.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_008
Letter of September 10, 2012 from PRM’s Matt Ehling to David Hardy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Letter notifies the FBI of PRM’s interest in receiving copies of all documents responsive to PRM’s request of February 22, 2012.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_009
Letter of October 18, 2012 from David Hardy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to PRM’s Matt Ehling. Letter acknowledges receipt of FOIPA request to the FBI, and assigns FOIPA request number 1180869-002 to the request.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_010
Letter of October 18, 2012 related to FOIPA request 1180869-002.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_011
Letter of April 11, 2013 from David M. Hardy of the FBI to PRM’s Matt Ehling. Letter memorializes the telephone conversation of April 11, 2013 between Matt Ehling and Becky Barson of the FBI regarding the narrowing of PRM’s FOIA request related to Marv Davidov.
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Letter from PRM’s Matt Ehling to Becky Barnson of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Records Management Division. April 30, 2014. Letter seeks an update regarding the FBI’s schedule for delivering documents related to PRM’s FOIA request for Marv Davidov records.
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Letter from David Hardy, Records Management Division FBI to PRM’s Matt Ehling. May 12, 2014. Letter relates that the FBI s still processing PRM’s Davidov request, and notes that “if your request is for sensitive national security information, then the records must undergo a systematic declassification review.”
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_014
Letter from Matt Ehling to David Hardy of the FBI, acknowledging letter of May 28, 2014.
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FOIAFBI2012_pd_015
Letter from David Hardy of the FBI to PRM’s Matt Ehling regarding FBI’s production of files on Marvin Davidov.  December 18, 2014.  Letter notes that responsive records have been produced. Others were destroyed, either by flooding, or by retention-driven schedules.
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