Time-Line: How Sleuths Exposed D.B. Cooper and his FBI Cover-Up

When a former FBI leader declared a cold case team's hijacking evidence against Robert W. Rackstraw to be “a tremendous circumstantial case,” alarm bells went off on HQ's 7th...

Why the FBI didn’t nail D.B. Cooper

STOCKTON RECORD; By Michael Fitzgerald; Monday, July 02, 2018; In 2016, a jaw-dropping History Channel program made a convincing case that legendary skyjacker D.B. Cooper was a retired University of...

Sleuths: Hijacker brags of escape, outfoxing FBI in encrypted note

NEWSWEEK; By Maria Perez, Friday, June 29, 2018; An investigative team led by former FBI agents claims it has unmasked a coded message in a 1972 letter from the infamous...

Sleuth claims hidden encryption links Cooper letter to highly trained Vietnam vet

FOX NEWS Website; by Ryan Gaydos; 1/5/18; A stream of numbers at the bottom of a typed letter believed sent by the mysterious fugitive D.B. Cooper came from a man...
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Special Report: Has the Cooper mystery finally been solved?

By Gary Baum; Hollywood Reporter; Sept. 4, 2019 Long before the...

Gumshoes say coded clues in Cooper letter reveal their man

New York Daily News by Megan Cerullo, January 4, 2018 A team of stalwart investigators committed to solving a decades-old cold case think they have definitively identified the infamous skyjacker known...
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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...

New Evidence May Hold Key Clue to Identifying Cooper

Inside Edition January 5, 2018 Investigators dedicated to solving the notorious 1971 hijacking of a Boeing 727 believe they’ve finally discovered the identity of the air bandit known as D.B. Cooper...
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D.B. Cooper Code Cracked?

COAST TO COAST Radio News Interview; February 2, 2018;  A seven-year cold case team trying to solve the infamous D.B. Cooper mystery believes it has deciphered a secret code contained in...
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Lead FBI agents on 1980 river dig want Rackstraw reconsidered

          Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Daniel DeMay; Sept. 13, 2017 A new theory about what happened to the mysterious D.B. Cooper has gained attention and perhaps some credence in recent weeks, as...
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