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Cryptonym: AMGIRAFFE

Definition:
An unknown CIA asset involved with Cuban exiles members of the Unidad Revolucionaria (UR).
Status:
Speculative
Sources:

104-10226-10015: CABLE RE: CONCERNING REF A QUERY, BELL PLS FORWARD REF C TO WAVE

2/1/61 memo stating that AMGIRAFFE was given a message by the CIA concerning the "Bona Fides" of Wilfredo H Brito. Additionally, it states that AMGIRAFFE passed the findings about Brito to exile Tony Nunez who then avoided AMGIRAFFE because the unknown asset disputed a related claim by Nunez that claimed a network of Cuban operatives posed a danger.

104-10226-10034: CONTACT REPORT BETWEEN "JUSTO" AND MR. HICKS

10/3/61. This memorandum list members of the Unidad Revolucionaria, among them are Tony Nunez and Wilfredo Brito. This document also notes that Mr. James Pekich of the CIA was present at these meetings discussing the planned infiltration of Cuba with Agency supported exiles.

1993.07.21.19:19:06:620590: MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD: INTERVIEW WITH MR. JAMES S. PEKICH

8/10/77. This memo records the interview of James S. Pekich, the CIA employee present at related UR meetings. Pekich states that he was organizing the infiltration of Cuban exiles to carry out anti-Castro operations by setting up intelligence nets. Yet he insists these plots did not include plans of assassination despite allegations to the contrary.

Contributors:
Carmine Savastano

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