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Hoosier says he broke Cooper’s secret code, then shows us how

INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Article #1; By Tim Evans; August 8, 2018;  Wheatfield, Ind. — It was the incongruous string of numbers in a December 11, 1971 letter that first attracted Rick...
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DB Cooper: Uncovered ‘evidence’ and alleged crime-partner names now with FBI

Fox News, August 14, 2017; by Inv. Reporter Robert Gearty Retired FBI agent studies vet-jumper's find. Forensic scientist directs a burn test, but the piece doesn't light or drip. To...

The Smoking Gun on D.B. Cooper and the FBI: Bulleted Time-Line

When a former FBI leader called a cold case team's hijacking evidence against Rackstraw “a tremendous circumstantial case,” it set off sirens in the 7th floor offices of Director...
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Five Fast Facts You Need to Know

Heavy.com; By Shannon Walsh; July 11, 2016; Updated December 4, 2016 In July of 2016, History Channel aired its new documentary, DB Cooper: Case Closed, in which a team of...

A 6th Cooper note, a decrypted admission and J. Edgar Hoover

SEATTLE PI; By Senior Editor Daniel DeMay; June 29, 2018; Rain fell hard through the dark November sky in 1971 as the Boeing 727 flew low and slow over southwest...
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“Bombshell development” about infamous hijacker D.B. Cooper

CBS NEWS-KOVR/Sacramento, CA; Rep. Steve Large; Feb. 2, 2018; It's a stunning update in a 46-year-old cold case mystery. A commercial airplane hijacker escaped with a daring parachute jump in...
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D.B. Cooper Mystery Appears Cracked; Californian Suspected

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER; By Ryan Parker, August 9, 2018;   CBS News credits a veteran's "fascinating" code-breaking skills for a "remarkable" development. It was one of the most mysterious unsolved crimes ever committed,...

Startling coded evidence upends the D.B. Cooper case

OREGONIAN; by Douglas Perry;  January 3, 2018; “Sirs, I knew from the start that I wouldn’t be caught,” the letter begins. Postmarked Dec. 11, 1971, it was signed, “D.B. Cooper,” the...

PI Team: Skyjacker’s ‘confession’ unmasked in Army-coded letter

N.Y. DAILY NEWS; By Megan Cerullo; Thursday, June 28, 2018; A team of cold-case investigators claim they’ve decoded a 1972 message by D.B. Cooper — and that it revealed a...
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Sleuth: Letter held by FBI, now released by judge, is Cooper’s

Fox News Website; by Robert Gearty, 11/19/17 Newly-released FBI documents pertaining to the D.B. Cooper hijacking case include a letter that may only deepen the mystery surrounding the notorious unsolved crime,...