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23 July 2014

FOIA to Justice Department on Snowden Espionage Accusation

From: John Young <>
Date: 7/23/2014, 09:35 ET
Subject: FOIA Request

Dear FOIA Officer,

I request any and all information and documents concerning the US government accusation of espionage by Edward Snowden for reportedly taking documents from the National Security Agency. In particular:

1. Terms and provisions supporting the accusation of espionage and other charges not yet public.

2. What documents were allegedly taken, by type -- digital or paper -- number of files and/or pages.

3. State of the investigation of accusation of espionage by investigative method:

3.1 Prosecuting office.

3.2 District magistrate.

3.3 District judge.

3.4 Grand jury.

3.5 Search warrants.

3.6 Subpoenas.

3.7 National Security Letters.

3.8 Confidential informants.

3.9 Cooperating witnesses.

3.10 Proffers to witnesses and co-conspirators.

3.11 Assistance by US intelligence agencies.

3.12 Assistance by US commercial firms.

3.13 Assistance by foreign judicial, investigative, prosecuting and intelligence agencies and commercial firms.

4. Schedule of prosecution, indictment, arrest, detention, trial, release and/or sentencing.

This material will be published on the free public education website,, to inform the public on the accusation of espionage against Edward Snowden.

I agree to pay for $500 of the cost of this request. A waiver of the cost is requested for providing this material to the public without cost.

Thank you.


John Young
251 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024