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...

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...

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...
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“Stunning” Army-coded message reveals Cooper’s identity

THE OREGONIAN; By Doug Perry; Thursday, June 28, 2018; J. Edgar Hoover's lab staff missed all 6 Army codes The infamous skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper encrypted his real identity in...

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...
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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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Hijacker D.B. Cooper is alive and well, sleuths say

KSWB/FOX-San Diego; by Phil Blauer; February 1, 2018; Independent investigators, led by former FBI, claim daredevil worked for the CIA and the Bureau is 'flat-out lying' about it Fox Network News...

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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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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Rackstraw: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

It was easy for D.B. Cooper to vanish. In 1971, there were no airport flight screenings, surveillance cameras, cell phone tracking, GPS, computer crime records or CSI crews. The skyjacker’s...