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Maine’s Elver Fishermen Being Investigated for Welfare Fraud in Secret Investigation – DHHS wanted newspaper to destroy docs, not publish story

The records disclose that the three agencies prepared a memorandum of understanding formalizing an agreement to share information. The Telegram has requested a copy of the agreement under the Freedom of Access Act, together with other records related to the project, from all three agencies. But state officials have so far refused to release any additional information. They assert that some of what the newspaper is seeking should be kept secret because it is “intelligence and investigative record” information, “confidential tax records” or “confidential fishery reports.” [email protected]  08:11