In 2007, the Dept. of Justice (DoJ) issued its first report on the FBIAis use of national security letters (NSL). It described the use and effectiveness of NSLs, incl. Aiany illegal and improper use, Ai in calendar years 2003-05. In 2008, the second report assessed the corrective actions the FBI had taken in response to the 1st report. This 3rd report describes the results of the DoJ invest. of the FBIAis use of exigent letters and other informal requests (ELR), instead of NSLs or other legal process, to obtain telephone records from employees of 3 commun. service providers. This invest. examines the extent of the FBIAis use of ELR for such info., as well as to assess the accountability of FBI employees and supervisors who were responsible for these practices. Illus.While NSLB attorneys focused during this period on the issuance of NSLs for ongoing CAU exigent letter requests, they did ... the CAUa#39;s use of exigent letters, the backlog of promised legal process, and the actions taken to address the backlog. ... on the three on-site communications service providers to tell them whether legal process had been provided to cover the ... The on-site Company B employee, who first came to the CAU in September 2004, told us that by November 2004 heanbsp;...
|Title||:||Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Use of Exigent Letters and Other Informal Requests for Telephone Records|
|Author||:||Glenn A. Fine|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-11|