Press Release

For Immediate Release
December 3, 2009

Washington D.C.
FBI National Press Office
(202) 324-3691

FBI Continues to Seek Information about Robert Levinson
Retired FBI Special Agent Missing for 1,000 Days

Today marks 1,000 days since American citizen Robert Levinson—a retired FBI special agent—went missing on March 9, 2007 during a business trip to Kish Island, Iran.

As the FBI is the lead agency in the investigation of the disappearance of Americans overseas, we continue to seek information about Mr. Levinson’s whereabouts, well-being, and the circumstances surrounding his disappearance. Although the FBI has not received any information from Iranian authorities to date about Mr. Levinson, we are willing to cooperate fully with Iranian investigators in our effort to find Mr. Levinson and bring him home safely.

On this 1,000 day mark of Mr. Levinson’s disappearance, we at the FBI express our continued support to his family, including his wife, seven children, and two grandchildren. We ask anyone with information about the Levinson case to contact the nearest FBI office or American Embassy. Information can also be provided to the Levinson family via their website:

- Related State Department release

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