Whistleblower, Committee of the Regions, Robert McCoy

Secrétariat général de la Commission européenne n'avait pas les informations demandées.

Dear Secretariat General,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

All correspondence and documentation relating to the case of Robert McCoy, a bona fide whistle-blower who, as the financial controller and internal auditor of the Committee of the
Regions, reported allegations of embezzlement and fraud at the Committee of the Regions. I am requesting correspondence specifically from 2003 and 2004 received or sent by the European Commission relating to this case, including but not limited to correspondence to and from OLAF.

Yours faithfully,

James Panichi

Secrétariat général de la Commission européenne

Dear Mr Panichi,

Thank you for your email dated 16/02/2016 concerning your request for access to documents.

Unfortunately you have not indicated your postal address that is required for registering and handling your confirmatory request in line with the procedural requirements.

Could you please confirm your postal address?

Politico - Rue de la Loi 62 - 1040 Brussels

Thank you very much.

Best regards,

European Commission
Secretariat General
Unit SG.B.4 (Rc) – Transparency

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Secrétariat général de la Commission européenne

Dear M. Panichi,

Thank you for your e-mail dated 16/02/2016. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 24/02/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/891.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application will be handled within 15 working days.
The time limit will expire on 16/03/2016. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of the European Union. Therefore the European Commission cannot be held accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this system.

Yours faithfully,

Team Access to Documents
European Commission
Secretariat General
Unit B4 - Transparency

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Dear Secretariat General,

I am anxiously awaiting developments on this. Please advise me as soon as you have information for me.

Yours faithfully,

James Panichi

Secrétariat général de la Commission européenne

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Dear M. Panichi,

 

Please find attached the answer to the request GestDem 2016/891.

 

For your information, the original will follow by registered letter with
acknowledgement of receipt.

 

Best regards,

 

IDOC - Investigation and Disciplinary Office

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