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Ely, Counselor at Law
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I reside in Louisiana and want to know if I am being

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I reside in Louisiana and want to know if I am being investigated and why? What are my rights to information, where to find the information and any files?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. Please note:This is general information and is not legal advice. No specific course of action is proposed herein, and no attorney-client relationship or privilege is formed by speaking to an expert on this site. By continuing, you confirm that you understand and agree to these terms.

Do you have reason to believe why you would be investigated? Has someone contacted you? Can you please tell me more about the situation in general?

This is not an answer, but an information request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No one has contacted me. The authorities follow me anytime my vehicle moves; doctor appointments; grocery stores; listening to my cell phones; black unmarked vehicles cases me. I called Louisiana Attorney General's Office and the FBI's Office said no but I am not sure about these answers.
Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.

Okay. One last question, please. How do you know that these are the authorities?

Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.

Hello. You have not responded to my last query and I have to go offline fairly soon, so I will provide an answer based on what I know.

1) There is no way to know whether or not you are being actively investigated. Louisiana does have an open records law, but there is an exception for open investigations. The same is on the federal level with the FBI and other federal agencies.

2) As such, there is no way to "demand" to know if you are being investigated. You can visit the police or the FBI and simply ask outright. If so, then the authorities can choose to deny it, or, tell the truth and perhaps ask you questions in regards ***** ***** that they feel you may be involved in. Of course, counsel is recommended for this.

3) If you still wish to try for an open records request, you can request this of with the local police by sending THIS letter to the closest police division near you - see HERE. For the FBI, the open records request instructions are HERE.

Good luck!

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Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.

Hello again. This is a courtesy check in to see if you needed anything else in regards ***** ***** question. I am simply touching base. Let me know. Thanks!