Former US President Donald Trump on Sunday called on the Justice Department to return reams of documents that FBI agents seized at his Mar-a-Lago resort last week, citing a report that said the information was covered by attorney-client or executive privilege.

"Oh good!

It has just been learned that the FBI, in its now famous Mar-a-Lago raid, obtained boxes of privileged 'attorney-client' material as well as privileged 'executive' material which they knowingly should not they had received," Trump said.

"With the copy of this truth, respectfully request that these documents be immediately returned to the place from which they were taken.

Thank you!", said the former president,

nypost reports.

Fox News reported, citing sources close to the investigation, that the Trump team was told that at least five boxes — labeled A-14, A-26, A-43, A-13, A-33 and a variety of documents — are obtained under the authority of the search warrant contained information covered by attorney-client or executive privilege.

The documents were among a trove of materials taken from Trump's Palm Beach mansion last Monday, including binders of photographs, a handwritten note, a leather-bound box of documents, an "executive grant of pardon" for longtime aide Roger Stone, according to an estate.

list of articles released Friday by the FBI.

Agents also found 11 boxes of classified information documents marked at various levels of security, including top secret, confidential and "TS/SCI," which refers to classified top secret/sensitive information, a special category that aims to protect the country's most delicate secrets.

Trump has disputed that the documents were classified, claiming he had declassified them.

The warrant says federal agents were investigating possible violations of federal law, including the Espionage Act.

All three statutes prohibit the collection, transmission, or loss of defense information, the concealment, removal, or mutilation of documents, or the destruction, alternation, or falsification of records in federal investigations.