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...

D.B. Cooper cold case team accuses FBI of “stonewalling”

N.Y. DAILY NEWS; by Reporter Megan Cerullo; February 1, 2018; At the conclusion of a seven-year investigation, a team of independent sleuths believes it has uncovered infamous skyjacker D.B. Cooper’s true identity. Documentary...

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...

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...

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...

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...