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Cryptonym: AMCAPON-4

Definition:
Unknown identity. According to a document in March of 1962, AMCAPON-4 was among a number of assets and operations who were known/handled by AMIRE-1 (Emilio Americo Rodriguez).
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
Others in this category included AMFOX-1 (probably Juan Falcon Tamar), AMPAN-1 (Jose Orta), AMRYE-1 (Tony Sforza), AMCONCERT-1 (Francisco Wilfredo Varona Alonso), AMPARCH-1 (Warren E. Frank), AMTURVY-1 (Arturo Maria Jesus Varona Alonso), and AMCOOP-1 (Miguel Xiques Macias). A cable from JMWAVE on November 26, 1963, which included the slugs AMFOX-1 COMMO LITAN, stated "ok regarding the affair of AMCAPON-4. Use your good judgement about future contacts with him. Would be a shame to lose him since he could provide some valuable info." This suggests that AMCAPON-4 was possibly suspected of being a Cuban spy, but was in a position to supply valuable information. In 1975, David Phillips wrote that AMFOX-1 was a CIA agent who WH Division thought might have been doubled: https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=48905&relPageId=4
Sources:

104-10180-10229: INFORMATION ON CONTRACT AGENT EMPLOYED WITHIN THE JMWAVE STATION AS A KUTUBE CASE OFFICER.

03/15/62: CIA document on AMIRE-1: Page 4: ..."d. Knowledge of other operations and agents, including personal friendships: Handwritten: Knows (cross over/deleted: Handled) AMFOX-1 (probably Juan Falcon Tamar), AMPAN-1 (presumed dead), AMRYE-1 (Tony Sforza), AMCONCERT-1 (Francisco Wilfredo Varona Alonso), AMPARCH-1 (Warren E. Frank), AMWREN-1, AMSTOW-1, AMTURVY-1 (Arturo Maria Jesus Varona Alonso), AMFIN-1/or AMPIN/1 (?), AMSUNG-1 (?), AMCAPON-4, AMSLUR-1, AMCOOP-1 (Miguel Xiques Macias). Has trained several agents under an alias in the WAVE area..."

104-10075-10100: JMWAVE CABLE RE AGENT MESSAGE

11/26/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC AMFOX-1 COMMO LITAN: ..."2. For DIR only: 12. On 22 Nov received the cable signed Rosa that I requested. Good, if you use a diplomatic pouch, send things to your accommodation address in Coral Gables or New York. If Nicasio Reyes (police official) is ready to cooperate, you should elicit info from him for now. Wish to see what he can provide. Send more reports on preparations for war taken by the army and navy near the north coast. Ok regarding the affair of AMCAPON-4. Use your good judgement about future contacts with him. Would be a shame to lose him since he could provide some valuable info."

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Gavin McDonald • John Newman • Bill Simpich • Carmine Savastano

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