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Department ofJustice

Federal Bureau of Investigation Washington,D.C. 20535 M a r c h2 1 , 2 0 1 1

MR. ERIK LARSON

FOIPA Request No.: 1160194-000 Subject: FILENUMBER 203A-WF-21 0023

DearMr.Larson: Thisresponds yourFreedom Information (FOIA) to of Act request. policy neither Please advised it is theFBI's be that to confirm denytheexistence any nor of records whichwouldtendto indicate reveal or whether individual organization of investigatory an or is interest theFBl. Acknowledging FBI's to the interests invites riskof circumventionfederal the of law enforcement efforts. Thus,pursuant FOIA, U.S.C. 552exemption to (b)(7)(E), FBIneither 5 the confirms $ nordenies existence records the of which would indicate whether individual organizationor has an or is everbeenof investigatory interest. Youmayfilean appeal writing theDirector, by to (OlP), Office Information of Policy U.S. Departmentof Justice, 1425 NewYorkAvenue, Suite NW, 11050, Washington, D.C.20530-0001. Your appeal mustbe received OIPwithinsixtydaysfromthe dateof thisletterin orderto be considered by "Freedom Information timely.Theenvelope letter and should clearly be marked of Appeal." Please the cite FOIPA Request number anycorrespondenceus for proper in to identification yourrequest. of Enclosed yourinformation a copyof the FBIFileFactSheet. for is

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DavidM. Hardy SectionChief Record/lnformation Dissemination Section Records Management Division

EXPLANATION OF EXEMPTIONS SUBSECTIONS OF TITLE 5, UNITED STATES CODE, SECTION 552 (b)(l) (A) specificallyauthorizedunder criteria established an Executiveorder to be kept secretin the interestofnational defenseor foreign by policy and (B) are in fact properly classifiedto such Executiveorder, relatedsolely to the internal personnelrules and practicesofan agency; specificallyexemptedfrom disclosureby statute(other than section552b of this title), provided that such statute(A) requiresthat the particularcriteria for mattersbe withheld from the public in such a manneras to leaveno discretionon issue,or (B) establishes withholding or refersto particulartypes of mattersto be withheld; trade secrets and commercialor financial information obtainedfrom a personand privileged or confidential; inter-agency intra-agency or memorandums letterswhich would not be availableby law to a party other than an agencyin litigation or with the agency: personneland medical files and similar files the disclosureof which would constitutea clearly unwarrantedinvasionof personal privacy; recordsor information compiled for law enforcement purposes, only to the extent that the production ofsuch law enforcement but recordsorinformation(A)couldbereasonablybeexpectedtointerferewithenforcementproceedings,(B)woulddepriveaperson ofa right to a fair trial or an impartial adjudication.( C ) could be reasonably expectedto constitutean unwarrantedinvasionofpersonal privacy, ( D ) could reasonably expectedto disclosethe identity ofconfidential source,including a State,local, or foreign agencyor be authority or any private institution which furnishedinformation on a confidentialbasis,and, in the caseof record or information compiled by a criminal law enforcement authority in the courseof a criminal investigation,or by an agencyconductinga lawful national security intelligenceinvestigation,information furnishedby a confidentialsource,( E ) would disclosetechniques and procedures law for enforcementinvestigations prosecutions, would discloseguidelinesfor law enforcementinvestigations prosecutions or or or ifsuch disclosurecould reasonably expectedto risk circumventionofthe law, or ( F ) could reasonably expectedto endanger be be the life or physical safetyofany individual; containedin or relatedto examination,operating,or condition reportspreparedby, on behalfof, or for the use ofan agencyresponsible for the regulationor supervisionoffinancial institutions;or geologicaland geophysicalinformation and data,including maps,concerningwells. SUBSECTIONS OF TITLE 5, UNITED STATES CODE, SECTION 552a (dX5) 0)(2) infbrmation compiled in reasonable anticipationof a civil action proceeding; materialreporting investigativeefforts pertainingto the enforcement ofcriminal law including efforts to prevent,control, or reduce crime or apprehend criminals; inlbrmation which is currently and properly classifiedpursuantto an Executiveorder in the interestofthe national defenseor foreign policy, for example,information involving intelligencesources methods; or purposes, investigatorymaterial compiled for law enforcement other than criminal, which did not result in loss of a right, benefit or privilege under Federalprograms,or which would identify a sourcewho furnishedinformation pursuantto a promisethat his/heridentity would be held in confidence; materialmaintainedin connectionwith providing protectiveservicesto the President the United Statesor any other individual pursuant of to the authorityof Title 18,United States Code,Section3056; requiredby statuteto be maintainedand used solely as statisticalrecords; investigatory materialcompiledsolelyfor the purpose determining of suitabilify, eligibility,or qualifications Federal for civilian employmentor for access classifiedinformation,the disclosureof which would revealthe identity of the personwho furnished to information pursuantto a promisethat his/heridentity would be held in confidence; testingor examinationmaterialusedto determineindividual qualificationsfor appointmentor promotion in FederalGovernmentservicethe release which would compromisethe testing or examinationprocess; of materialusedto determinepotentialfor promotion in the armed services, disclosureof which would revealthe identity of the person the who furnishedthe materialpursuantto a promisethat his/her identity would be held in confidence. FBVDOJ

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MR. ERIK LARSON

FOIPA Request 1157063-001 No. Subject: LANTOS, THOMAS PETER REFERENCES DearMr.Larson: Thisis in response yourrequest the abovereferenced to for Freedom lnformation-Privacy (FOIPA) of Acts request. Please advised yourFOIPA be that request beenclosed has administratively. subject yourrequest The of shares sameinvestigative The material the file. responsive thisrequest be processed conjunction your to will in with request records for concerning FOIPA number 1160194-000. Please FOIPA use number 1160194-00 whenmaking future any inquires concerning above the request..

yours, Sincerely

DavidM. Hardy SectionChief, Record/lnformation Dissemination Section RecordsManagement Division

U.S. Department ofJustice

Federal Bureau of Investigation Lltas hington, D. C. 2 053 5 J a n u a r2 4 , 2 O 1 1 ' y

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FOIPARequestNo.: 1157063001 Subject: LANTOS, THOMAS PETER-REFERENCES Dear Mr. Larson: E This acknowledges receiptof your Freedomof Information-Privacy Acts (FOIPA)request to the FBl. The FOIPAnumberlistedabovehas been assigned your request. to For an accuratesearch of our records,please providethe completename, alias, date and place of birthfor the subjectof your request. Any other specificdata you could provide such as prioraddresses, employment or information wouldalso be helpful. lf your subject please includedate and proofof death. is deceased, To make sure information aboutyou is not released someoneelse,we requireyour to notarizedsignature in placeof a notarized or, pursuant signalure, declaration a 28 U.S.C.S 1746. For your convenience, reverseside of this lettercontains form the a which may be used for this purpose. lf you wanl the FBI'sCriminal JusticeInformation System(CJIS)to performa searchfor your arrest record,pleasefollow the enclosedinstructions AttorneyGeneralOrder in 556-73. You must submitfingerprint impressions a comparison so can be made with the recordskept by CJIS. This is to make sure your information not released an is to person. unauthorized We are searchingthe indicesto our CentralRecordsSystemfor the informationyou requested, and will informyou of the resultsas soon as possible. Processingdelays have been caused by the large number of requestsreceivedby the FBl. We will processyour request(s) soon as possible. as

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of U.S.Department Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation l(ashington, D.C. 20535 January20,2011 MR. ERIK LARSON

t F O I P AR e q u e s N o . : 11 6 0 1 9 4 0 0 0 0023 Subject:FILE NUMBER203A-WF-21

Dear Mr. Larson: Acts (FOIPA)request. This is in referenceto your Freedomof Information-Privacy 3429 pages which are potentiallyresponsiveto your request. We have locatedapproximately 28 of to Pursuant the U.S. Department Justice(DOJ)regulations, C.F.R.SS 16.11and 16.49,there is a fee of ten cents per page if you receivea paper copy. Releasesare also availableon CD upon duplication 500 pages per release. The 500 page estimateis based on our request. Each CD containsapproximately practiceof processingmediumand large track cases through interimreleasesthat generallyequal business ($10.00) releases for equivalent or 500 approximately pages. The first 100 pagesof duplication, the co,st the with the DOJ regulations, FBI notifies to on'CD,will be provided you at no charge. In accordance to responsive your fees exceed$25.00. lf all of the pagesthat are potentially when anticipated requesters fees to receivea papercopy or $95.00(7 CD's at you will owe $332.90in duplication requestare released, and lf some this is only an estimate, the releaseon a CD. Pleaseremember $15.00less $10.00)to receive to or Act to of the pagesare withheldin full pursuant FOIA/Privacy exemption(s) are determined not be the to responsive your request, actualchargescouldbe less. To acceleratethe processingof your request,you may wish to considerreducingthe scope of your requestso that it will fall withinone of the smallerqueues. This may allow you to loweryour searchand duplicationcosts and hastenthe receiptof your information.The FBI uses a three-queuesystem as a way of to iairlyassignand processnew requests.The placement a requestin one of the threequeuesdepends pagesresponsive that request 500 pagesor less (smallqueue),501 pagesto to on the total number'of 2500 pages(mediumqueue),or morethan 2500 pages(largequeue). The smallqueue has the fastest rate oi piocessing. Please let us know in writingif you are interestedin discussingthe possibilityof searchand duplication to as reducing scofe of your request, well as yourwillingness pay the estimated the numberwhere shouldprovidea telephone in costs indicated the aboveparagraph.Your writtenresponse the hoursof 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,EST, if one is available.Pleasesend you can be reachedbetween Section,RecordsManagement to: ihis response Work ProcessUnit,RecordInformation/Dissemination VA22602. You may also fax your 170 FederalBureauof Investigation, MarcelDrive,Winchester, Division, Attention: Work ProcessUnit. responseto the followingnumber: 540-868-4997, No pavment is required at this time. However,you must notify us in writing within thirty (30) days from the date of this letter of your format decision (paper or GD) and your commitment to pay to the estimated fee. lf we do not receiveyour commitment pay within thirty (30) days of the date of this the FOIPARequestNumberlistedabove in any your request will be closed. Pleaseinclude notification, regardingthis matter. communication

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of U.S.Department Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation llashington, D.C. 20535 January14,2011

MR.ERIK LARSON

000 FOIPA Request No.: 1160194203A-WF-21 0023 FILENUMBER Subject: ET IN REGARDS TOMLANTOS. AL TO DearMr.Larson: x ! request Acts of receipt yourFreedom Information-Privacy (FOIPA) of Thisacknowledges to listed has number above beenassigned yourrequest. to the FBl.TheFOIPA please provide complete name, dateand alias, the search ourrecords, of Foran accurate placeof birthfor the subject yourrequest. Anyotherspecific datayou could provide of lf information would alsobe helpful. yoursubjecl or suchas prior addresses, employment pleaseinclude of dateandproof death. is deceased, your you we to else, require about is notreleased someone To makesureinformation pursuant 28 a or, of signature,declaration notarized signature in place a,notarized contains form side a the U.S.C. 1746.Foryourconvenience, reverse of thisletter S whichmaybe usedfor thispurpose. (CJIS) perform search for a Information System to Criminal Justice lf youwantthe FBI's please in Order yourarrestrecord, instructionsAttorney General follow enclosed the can withthe fingerprint impressions a comparison be made so Youmustsubmit 556-73. is to sureyourinformation notreleased an records keptby CJIS.Thisis to make person. unauthorized you for Records System the information We are searching indices our Central the to you as requested, willinform of theresults soonas possible. and received the by Processing havebeencaused the largenumber requests by of delays yourrequest(s) soonas possible. as FBl. We willprocess

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