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U.S.

Department Justice of

Federal Bureau of

November 30,20'12 MR. ERIK LARSON

VULGAR BETRAYAL lgbject:OPERAT|ON FOtpA 1.160517_000 No. DearMr.Larson: The enclosed documents were reviewed underthe Freedom Information/privacy (FolpA),Tiile of Acts 5, Unitedstatescode, section552t552a.Deletions naveoeen-maoe protect io information whichis exemptfrom disclosure, the appropriate with exemptions notedon the p"g" n""it; the excision. ln aooition, deleted a page information sheetwas inserted the fileto indicate in where'pa-ges withheld were entirely. The exemptions usedto withhold information marked are belowandexplained theeicroseo on Lxptanation Exemptions: of Section552

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1400page(s) werereviewed 591page(s) beingreleased. and are fl Document(s)-were located whichoriginated or contained with, information concerning otherGovernment agency(ies) [OGA]. Thisinformation been: has f* referred the OGAfor review to anddirect response you. to l7 referred the oGA for consultation. to TheFBIwillcorrespond you regarding information with this whenthe consultation finished. is In accordance standard practice pursuant FolA exemption with FBI ancl to (bx7xE)15u.s.c. s 552 (bX7XE)1, response this neither confirms denies existencl yoursubject,s nor the or nameon anywatchlists. Foryourinformation, congress excluded_three discrete categories lawenforcement national of ancl securitv records fromthe requirements the FotA. sce eu.5. C]5's!zt"l (2006 of & supp.tV (2010). This response limited thoserecords aresubject is to that td'ih6requireme"nGthe FolA. Thisis a standard of notification is givento all ourrequesters should o'erarenas that anci not an indication excluded that records do,or do not,exist. 't

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