FBI Memorandum re: Actions Taken

The document is an internal FBI memorandum that outlines the actions taken by a redacted entity for a number of different projects, including the Iran Unit, Counterintelligence Division, and the Iraq/Syria/Libya Unit.

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Non-legal Memo
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
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• For Counterintelligence Division, began drafting request for business records fronra • b6
Hilton Hotel. The Division is trying to determine how a G-8 summit participant' was able • b7 C
to ina e GPS device on his vehicle after making several visits to the hotel. (AGC
• For the Iraq/Syria/Libya Unit, approved, a "No Foreigia.Policy Objection" letter involving b€ -
the int of an employee of the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, D.C: (AGC
• For the Iran Unit, discussed an undercover matter and Whether the FBI is circumventing
the FISA statute by obtaining pen register-type information from calling cards being b6
•. disse • to Hizballah members as part of the undercover business. (AGC .
• Discusses with UCi f LLU, the-renewal of an. IRS provision alloviing the b6 •
to obtain taxpayer informatio er than return information when there is a nexus-to
national security. (AG

' Along with U attended a meeting with a Section Chief, Unit Chief, and SSA .
from T• FOS to dEuss the Section's practice of issuing Right to Financial Privacy Act -
National Security Letters after obtaining wire transfer information from the Federal ' b6
Reserve. The problems identified were twofold: the issuance of NSLs long after the b7 C
records were received, and the use of NSL ponies which were out of date. TFOS will no •
longer accept records without issuing an NSL. NST A will draft a communication opining ,
as to. whether NSLs are needed for obtaining information trona. the Federal Reserve, or
whether th • don can be appropriately shared under a , provision of the Patriot Act.
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Briefed DOC Thomason status and directio
techniques in battlefield conditions. (AG
For the Regime C es Liaiion Office, assisted on a high-value detainee prosecution
brief. (AGC
• For the Iraq/Syria/Libya Unit, continued to.wok.. n status o
coyerage•Tor related e-mail accounts. (AG
• for a field division, 'discussed the requirements for placing an individual on the "No Fly"
list. (AG
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• For the analytical units., continued to act as primary contact and respond to questions
•• concerning appro riate dissemination and information sharing, and review, intelligence - b 7c •
products. (AG
• Completed updates and final revisions of three I0B reports. (AGC I I b6
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• Drafted EC to Los Angeles Division addressing concerns about how the field •
implemented supplemental minimization requirements in the case of an indicted FISA
target. Addressed AG requirements for indicted targets. and discussed concerns that the
practice. results in the imposition of a "wall" between criminal and•intelligence agents. bb 76c
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• Reviewed.l 1 FISA packages for scrubbing. (Paralegal
• Processed 5 National SSeeccuurritiyty LLetters, and downloaded numerous ECs . for assignment to
NSLB attorney's. (Paralegal
• -Began project.to. try and match list of ITOS II pending FISA initiations with NSLB
attorneys who may have been previously assigned to review ,requests. (Paralegal b6
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U..n. it memb• ers a,.. tten-..d. e. d .t..h e- ..J..T.. TF.. .S. ,u., pe.r .v isOrs Conference and OGC All Division
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-Unit members reviewed FISA Elsur/Search requests,.Peia Register/Trap and• Trace
•requests, NFPO, and DRs. -
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• At the request of Senior Counsel Bowman; examined the predication for Richmond
Division's initiation of a preliminary inquiri 1 .. b 1
which seemed' entirely based on the.exercise of First Amendment rights Spoke with SSA •
working substantive desk for case, as well as ,Senior Counsel Bowman, and ILU UCI
Following examination,.advised CONUS 2 that Richmond should close the
investigation, in the absence of additional information, but could take certain basic, b6'
. • non-intrusive investigative steps. Isued guidance on FBI's policy concerning the b7c
•exercise of First Amendment and other Constitutionally-guaranteed rights . to ITOS I and
II. -Will arrange for training- on the issue. AGCI p doing follow-up with the
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• Attended daily ITOS II meetings; and opined on issues as they arose for the section in b6
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For ITOS II, explained Daniemo setting out the rules on the dissemination of •
FISA-derived information to foreign governments. Briefed the Asst. Section Chief for •
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Out of the Office the week of December 13-17
AGC 1 Ion AL December .16-17. -
. ITCE—Iwill.be out of the office for medical appointments. for a few hours on Wednesday,
Thursday, and Friday. AG1 Iwill be Acting/UC : .
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