Thomas Hale Boggs
Thomas Hale Boggs (1914 to 1972/3) was a U.S. politician who disappeared in a 1972 plane crash and was declared dead the next year. This release consists of several FBI files previously released to the public. The files span the years 1949 to 1972; redactions were made primarily to protect personal privacy and grand jury secrecy.
Cartha Dekle “Deke” DeLoach (1920 to 2013) was a long-serving FBI employee, agent, and executive between 1942 and 1970. At his retirement, he held the position of deputy associate director, the third-ranking official in the FBI at the time. This release consists of four volumes of material from his personnel file ranging from 1942 to 1959.
FBI Use of Global Positioning System (GPS) Tracking
This release consists of FBI materials related to our use of global positioning system (GPS) technology. The material consists of several documents redacted to protect privacy, law enforcement techniques and procedures, and properly classified materials.
Pentagon Spy Case
This release covers the FBI investigation into a leak of classified material to reporter Jack Anderson. At the White House’s request, the FBI investigated a naval yeoman, Charles E. Radford, II, who worked with the National Security Council. The release covers the years 1972 to 1974.
Jack N. Anderson (1922-2005) was an influential journalist. The material posted here consists of old and newly released material about Anderson, his writings on the FBI, and his use of leaked material of national security concern.
2011 Tucson Shooting
On January 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner shot U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and a number of other people who were present at a public appearance by Giffords in Tucson, Arizona. U.S. Judge John Roll and five others were killed. Many others were severely wounded, including Giffords. The FBI investigated the attack under a number of statutes. This release consists of FBI files concerning the early stages of that investigation.
Sikh Temple Shooting
On August 5, 2012, white supremacist Wade Michael Phillips shot and killed six people and himself at the Sikh Temple in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Several others were injured.
Andrew Phillip Cunanan
Andrew Phillip Cunanan (1969-1997) was a serial murderer placed on the FBI Ten Most Wanted List. These materials consists of a previously released FBI Minneapolis Field Office file concerning the hunt for Cunanan between May and July of 1997.
Irving “Ash” Resnick (1916-1989) was a Las Vegas casino executive and sports promoter. This release consists of FBI investigative files covering the years 1961 to 1975. Over this period, the Bureau investigated Resnick on a number of allegations concerning potential illegal gambling and racketeering violations; it also investigated a 1974 attempt to kill Resnick.
Sun Myung Moon
Sun Myung Moon (1920-2012) was the founder of the Unification Church. This release consists of FBI records concerning Moon and his church. The files show that the FBI investigated Moon briefly for possible violations of U.S. bribery laws, but no charges were made. The Bureau also received a large number of public complaints about the Unification Church's activities, which constitute the bulk of this release.
Eugene “Gene” Curran Kelly
Eugene “Gene” Curran Kelly (1912-1996) was a well known dancer, actor, and film executive. This release of the main FBI file on Kelly spans the years 1947 through 1975; the active part of the investigation spanned the years 1947 to 1951. The investigation concerned Kelly’s ties to various left-wing groups.
Michael M. Hastings (1980-2013), was a journalist and author. This release of a 6/11/2012 FBI document and its attachments (21 pages total) consists of the only material found in FBI records mentioning Hastings. No FBI records indicate an investigative interest in Hastings.
Daniel K. Inouye (1924-2012) was a long serving U.S. Senator from the state of Hawaii. This newly released material consists of FBI files ranging from 1959 to 2006. The bulk of the material concerns investigations of threats made against Senator Inouye and others, but also includes FBI correspondence/contacts with the Senator and several other investigations related to him.
Spiro Theodore Agnew (1918-1996) was a Maryland politician and U.S. vice president from 1968 to 1973. He resigned as vice president and later pleaded no contest to tax evasion charges pursued by the IRS; the FBI investigated him for bribery, but he was not prosecuted on that charge. This release consists of FBI records concerning the bribery investigation as well as threats made against Agnew. It ranges between 1969 and 1986 (mostly between 1969 and 1973). This more comprehensive release replaces the more limited one made in the 1990s that had been previously posted here on the Vault.
Edward Irving "Ed" Koch
Edward Irving "Ed" Koch (1924-2013) was a former congressman and mayor of New York City. This release consists of several files related to Koch. The bulk of the release consists of a 1977 investigation into extortion threats made against Koch that included the forgery of a letter using the then congressman’s letterhead and signature. There are parts of two other files also. The first concerns a 1973 extortion matter and the second a foreign counterintelligence matter that mentions Uruguayan military officials’ “irritation” with Koch; part of this file has been referred to another agency for release as it contains that agency’s information.
Rodney Glen King (1965-2012) was the victim of an abusive arrest by Los Angeles police officers on March 3, 1991. Two officers involved in the arrest were found guilty of depriving King of his civil rights.
Carlos Fuentes Macias (1928-2012), aka Carlos Fuentes, was a noted Mexican writer. The material in this file concerns his proposed travel and subsequent visa issues with the U.S. State Department between 1962 and 1983.
Muammar Qadhafi* (1942-2011) was the dictatorial ruler of Libya from 1969 to 2011. This release consists of FBI material related to Qadhafi ranging from 1976 to 1989. Investigations include security matters related to Qadhafi’s travel to the United States in 1987, threats by Libyan dissidents against Qadhafi, and Qadhafi’s possible involvement in threats to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. Material has been withheld to protect personal privacy, the identities of FBI sources, and classified material.
* Name variations include Khadafi, Khaddafy, Gaddafi, and Qadhafi.