The Secret “D.B. Cooper” File NORJAK Case’s Historic FBI Memos and Reports After a half-year FOIA action by Thomas J. and Dawna Colbert, a federal judge put the Department of Justice “ under court order to [begin] processing responsive records ” – tens of thousands of FBI pages — for public release.
Formerly secret FBI files 'prove' Rackstraw was the …
Sep 20, 2019 · Through Colbert’s court order, FBI just released Rackstraw’s ‘death file’ dossiers revealing his facial ‘9 points of match’ to Cooper sketch and having the elite training for hijacking In 2016, the bureau suddenly broke its vow to accept Colbert’s evidence, including DNA; 3 network stories on Rackstraw were also quietly shelved before their national broadcasts
Records 'reveal' dead CIA pilot was Cooper; FBI hid his …
Sep 20, 2019 · Cooper appears to have been exposed as Robert W. Rackstraw, 75, who died of natural causes in July. A secret FBI “death file,” released by a judge this week, disclosed the identity of the outlaw who has been mythologized in film, TV and song.
Self-styled sleuths sue FBI for DB Cooper files - DB Cooper
“Dan Cooper, who was later erroneously identified by a reporter as “D.B. Cooper,” the name that has stuck for four decades, was never found dead or alive and the crime remains unresolved,” notes the complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Washington by Thomas Colbert, which seeks to obtain the FBI’s entire file on its investigation. The FBI announced in July it was no longer actively …
Press Release: Cold Case Team Gets D.B. Cooper's FBI File …
Jan 31, 2017 · Agent Eng abruptly canceled a planned 2016 meeting, refused to review any of the materials, and shipped off the closed Cooper file to Washington, D.C., to be archived. An FBI liaison shared with the Colberts that the Bureau had grown “ concerned about prosecuting a circumstantial case ” without direct evidence, like the parachute or ransom money.
Sep 08, 2016 · In a July 12 statement issued by the FBI’s Seattle field office, the agency said it began redirecting resources devoted to the D.B. Cooper case on July 8 to focus on other priorities. The evidence collected over the past 45 years would be preserved for historical purposes at the FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C., the statement said.
D.B. Cooper, the legendary skyjacker who parachuted from a jetliner with $200,000 in loot over Oregon in 1971 and vanished, came to Stockton afterwards, a new documentary says. Cooper — under his real name, Robert W. Rackstraw — had a sister here.
The Real Story behind DB Cooper. On November 24, 1971, a man calling himself Dan Cooper pulled off one of the largest unsolved heists in modern history when he hijacked a Northwest Airlines flight and then parachuted into oblivion.