US Department of Justice Letter to Armstrong

U.S. Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
Government Center
Boston, Massachusetts 02203

In Reply, Please Refer to File No.

November 20, 1985

Gerald D. Armstrong
Law Offices of Flynn & Joyce
400 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02210

Dear Mr. Armstrong:

This is in further response to your Freedom of Information – Privacy Acts request for information concerning yourself.

A search of the indices to the central records system in the Boston Office of the FBI discloses one main investigative file responsive to your request. Enclosed are copies of fifteen pages from this file. Excisions have been made and five pages withheld in their entirety in order to protect material exempt from disclosure by Title 5, United States Code, Section 552 and/or 552a:

(j) (2) Material reporting investigative efforts pertaining to the enforcement of criminal law including efforts to prevent, control, or reduce crime or apprehand
criminals, except records of arrest.

(b) (7) Investigatory records compiled for law enforcement purposes, the disclosure of which would:

(C) Constitute an unwarranted invasion of the personal privacy of another person.

(D) Reveal the identity of an individual who has furnished information to the FBI under confidential circumstances or reveal information furnished only by such a person and not apparently known to the public or otherwise accessible to the FBI by overt means.

If you desire, you may submit an appeal from any denial contained

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herein. Appeals should be directed in writing to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy (Attention: Office of Information and Privacy), United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 20530, within thirty days from receipt of this letter. The envelope and the letter should be clearly marked “Freedom of Information Appeal.” Please cite the name of the office to which your original request was directed.

Very truly yours,

Special Agent in Charge

By: [Signed] Edward W. Ludemann
Assistant Special Agent in Charge

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