Under the law, no private person may possess classified documents that were illegally provided to them. There is no legal basis under which a third party could retain them as part of an estate. The documents remain the property of the U.S. government.

It has been determined that among the papers there are a number of U.S. government documents containing classified information.

We have absolutely no credible intelligence or threats pertaining to this issue.

It's a genuine FBI document.

We are closely monitoring the situation at this time, and we will work with our domestic and international partners to actively pursue these dangerous terrorists.