Other (indicate in message) Submitted: June 11, 2024 | Updated: June 11, 2024

[See Editor’s Note](June 2024) Submission related to “Gaston County” [NC] “Courthouse Request For Copies Of FARA Registration Anti-Bribery Statement”

Date sent in to Sunshine: 05/29/24

Original Subject:
May 2024 Gaston County Courthouse Request For Copies Of FARA Registration Anti-Bribery Statement

Original Message:
This is a freedom of information act request
pursuant to Title 18 U.S. Code § 1342, FIOA request for a copy of the Prosecutor Travis Page “Registration Statement” pursuant to the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 as required (manadatory) public disclosure by the Privacy Act Statement, please see the following below:

Privacy Act Statement. The filing of this document is required for the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. § 611 et seq., for the purposes of registration under the Act and public disclosure. Provision of the information requested is mandatory, and failure to provide the information is subject to the penalty and enforcement provisions established in Section 8 of the Act.

pursuant to Title 18 U.S. Code § 1342, demand/ request for a certified copy of Magistrate`s i.e. Judge `David A Phillips, Christopher F Stadler Anti-Bribery Statement as required by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 ("FCPA"), 15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd-1, et seq., and pursuant to Title 18, Sec. 201. Bribery.

Gaston County Courthouse
325 Dr Martin Luther king Jr Way
Gastonia, No 28052

Government Entity:
Other (indicate in message)

Start Date / End Date:
May 29, 2024 to June 06, 2024

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Editor’s Note 06/11/24: The submission above has been marked as “Completed”. As written, it is unclear what specific, searchable public records the sender would like to receive, or to what specific Government entity the request should be sent.

1) We spent time researching the various Acts / Titles / Codes / Statutes / Sections etc. referenced in the sender’s original message. It was challenging to verify some of those references and then also decipher what specifically is being requested. For example: We could not find a “Section 8” of the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. § 611 et seq”  (or, of the “Foreign Agents Registration Act”) when searching online.

It would be helpful if you could please provide direct web links or citation references to any specific statutes, “sections”, or language that you’d like to cite, if you feel that citing those is necessary and helps to support the request when it is submitted.

2) Having researched the various Acts / Titles / Codes / Statutes / Sections etc. referenced, it is now unclear whether this request should actually be addressed to the Gaston County [NC Courts] or to the Department of Justice [security division]. Can you please clarify?
https://www.nccourts.gov/locations/gaston-county/gaston-county-courthouse
https://www.justice.gov/nsd/nsd-freedom-information-act 

3) In regard to Mr. Page. We’ve compared the request’s Subject with the Message, and it is unclear whether this is meant to be a request for an “Anti-Bribery Statement”, a “Privacy Act Statement”, a “Registration Statement”, or all three?

4) “pursuant to Title 18 U.S. Code § 1342, demand/ request for a certified copy of Magistrate`s i.e. Judge `David A Phillips, Christopher F Stadler Anti-Bribery Statement as required by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (“FCPA”), 15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd-1, et seq., and pursuant to Title 18, Sec. 201. Bribery.”  It is unclear what specifically is being request, and of whom it is being requested. The NC Courts website lists Mr. Stadler as a “District Court Magistrate”. Mr. Phillips is listed as an “Assistant District Attorney” and (if it’s the same person) a “Senior Resident Superior Court Judge”.

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  • June 11, 2024 4:55 pm

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