How to contact John
John entered the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Loretto, Pennsylvania on February 28, 2013. He can be reached at: John Kiriakou 79637-083, Federal Correctional Institution, Loretto, P.O. Box 1000, Loretto, PA 15940. He is permitted to receive mail from anyone, and soft cover books and magazines only from individuals. Hard cover books may be received directly from a publisher, a bookstore or Amazon.com.
John will not turn down any press interviews. Any media can call the main number for FCI Loretto, 814-472-4140 and ask for Jared Rardin, an executive assistant at the prison, and he will begin the weeks-long process of clearing reporters for an interview with him.
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