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...

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...

Code-breaking could reveal D.B. Cooper’s true identity

Daily Mail January 8th, 2018 Rod Ardehali/Mailonline & James Wilkinson Dogged independent investigators examining documents reportedly sent by D.B. Cooper believe a secret coded message may finally have confirmed the true identity...

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...

Many believe this ‘homeless disabled vet’ was D.B. Cooper

By Morgan Krakow; Washington Post, Wednesday, July 10, 2019; Robert W. Rackstraw Sr., the targeted subject in a 2016 History Channel documentary about...

D.B. Cooper: Sleuths claim they’ve discovered skyjacker’s identity

A private team digging into the cold case says they used a “confession” from the 1970s to finger a former CIA operative, now living in San...

Former outlaw featured in TV program dies in San Diego

By Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union Tribune; 7/9/19 He was a high school dropout and U.S. Army paratrooper trained in explosives and psychological operations. In addition, he...

Californian’s 7-Year Cooper Quest: Results & Reflections

By Gretchen Wenner; Ventura County Star Edition; August 22, 2019; When a 75-year-old grandfather passed away last month of natural causes in his San Diego...

Rackstraw, lead Cooper suspect with Oregon connections, is dead

The Oregonian By Douglas Perry; Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Robert Rackstraw loved adventure. He also embraced danger and confrontation. And for a...