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Cryptonym: AMOT-166

Definition:
Unknown identity. Described as a spotter assessor in the New York area in a CIA cable of December 1963. A cable in November 1963, cited AMOT-166's 201 number as 201-355895.
Status:
Unknown
Sources:

104-10077-10172: DIRECTOR CABLE RE OPS INTEREST IN CUBA

11/29/63, Cable from Director to JMWAVE: Slugline TYPIC AMOT: "AMOT/166 has been useful to HQs in providing leads to persons of ops interest in Cuba. AMOT/166 mentioned to his HQs Case Officer that he has some financial problems and asked to be considered if there is need of his services on a salary basis. Since Subject is of continuing value as a spotter assessor in the New York area, HQs would not object to paying him small salary of 75 dollars per month. Request WAVE views." 201 number at top of cable: 201-355895.

104-10076-10079: CABLE RE USEFULNESS OF AMOT-166

12/05/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Sluglines TYPIC AMOT: REF DIR 85757: "1. View current usefulness AMOT-166 to HQs, WAVE concurs payment small salary $75 monthly suggested ref. 2. Does HQs wish pay AMOT-166 this amount directly or prefer have AMOTS fund him which can be done without difficulty. Please advise. C/S Comment: *Since AMOT/166 is of continuing value as a spotter assessor in the New York area, HQs would not object to paying him small salary of 75 dollars per month.

104-10077-10410: DIRECTOR CABLE RE FUNDING

12/12/63, Cable from Director to JMWAVE: Slugline TYPIC AMOT: "Appreciate WAVE offer have AMOT-166 funded through AMOTS. However, prefer to manage payment directly."

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