FBI Releases 3,600 Pages on the Investigation Into Sen. Ted Stevens


ALASKA – The FBI today released approximately 3,600 pages of material in response to a Freedom of Information Act request related to Theodore “Ted” Stevens.

Stevens died in a plane crash on August 9, 2010 at the age of 86. Stevens served as a U.S. senator from Alaska from December 24, 1968 until January 3, 2009. Stevens had been the target of an FBI public corruption investigation.

The release contains approximately 3,600 pages of responsive material; the majority of it—approximately 2,700 pages—consists of public source material from the media file associated with the pending “POLAR PEN” public corruption investigation of the FBI Anchorage Field Office.

The remainder of the release consists of 11 main files from the Anchorage and Washington Field Offices and from FBI Headquarters. The files include material on extortion threats to the senator, press reports and newspaper articles about public corruption, and correspondence between Stevens and the FBI

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