Press Release: Cold Case Team Gets D.B. Cooper’s FBI File

Six-month FOIA suit opens unsolved hijack records, but Bureau seals key folder -- involving team's living target      1/31/17 PRESS RELEASE (Washington, D.C.): After a half-year of legal actions by a...
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How the hunt for D.B. Cooper made an aging Vietnam veteran the target of...

Washington Post - In the News - D.B. Cooper Published July 27, 2016; by Ian Shapira They were certain they knew the identity of the long-missing hijacker known as D.B. Cooper,...

Investigators: Cooper documents confirm suspect, FBI deception

  Seattle Post-Intelligencer; by Daniel DeMay, Nov. 19, 2017 It's the case that won't go away. The only unsolved skyjacking in U.S. history remains unsolved. But a small army of private investigators is...
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D.B. Cooper investigation focuses on an ‘off-the-books genius’ from Santa Cruz

By Stephen Baxter, Santa Cruz Sentinel 7/11/16, 6:24 PM PDT A group of retired FBI investigators have linked a former local native to a 1971 plane hijacking case that has flummoxed...

Cold case leader on D.B. Cooper: “We have the man”

COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE;  by Britain Eakin;  February 9, 2018; WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of private investigators says they have definitively identified the living daredevil who hijacked a commercial plane in 1971...
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DB Cooper Case – Generation Why Podcast

  D.B. Cooper - Generation Why Podcast 2/15/17 (90 minutes)
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D.B. Cooper’s California Connection – Robert Rackstraw

Key evidence found by Cold Case Team: "D.B. Cooper a "SHUT AND OPEN CASE" KOVR (CBS/Sacramento, CA); Adrienne Moore 7/18/16 (3 minutes)
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Oregon couple on long D.B. Cooper quest gets FBI’s attention

FOX NEWS, August 21, 2017 The FBI has reportedly accepted new potential evidence that may be linked to a closed case that has stumped investigators for decades. The New York Daily News revealed Sunday...
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Astorian’s Long Quest for the Truth

He saw more than a con-man For four months in late 1971, a vacationing “Swiss baron” pilot, Norman de Winter, charmed his way through two Oregon communities while grifting thousands...
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A new Stockton angle on D.B. Cooper?

By Michael Fitzgerald Record columnist Posted Jul. 23, 2016 at 3:12 PM Legendary skyjacker D.B. Cooper is looking more and more like a man with Stockton ties, thanks to new evidence that...