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Cryptonym: AMSPRAWL-2

Definition:
A male official used by Mexico City Station to penetrate G-2 operations (Cuban Intelligence apparatus in Mexico) with "good access to Cuban Embassy personnel in Mexico City."
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10276-10245: CABLE: AN AFP RELEASE EMANATING MANAGUA DATED 25 DEC 62

"Manuel Vega Perez", Deputy Chief of the G-2 and Press Attaché at the Cuban Embassy in Mexico City "told AMSPRAWL-2 that he understood Carlos Fonesca Amador in Costa Rica leading Guerrilla movement." The document further explains that "AM-2" (AMSPRAWL-2) was being used to attempt to penetrate Cuban intelligence operations in Mexico. AMSPRAWL-2 planned also met with Vega and another redacted official who invited AMSPRAWL-2 and his wife to dinner. However, Mexico City station was concerned about AMSPRAWL 2's potential for becoming a double agent but they believed "AM-2 playing straight but still fearful he 'burned' and op will gradually fade."

104-10276-10052: TARGET ANALYSIS RERPORT: MANUEL VEGA PEREZ

The document is an intelligence target assessment conducted by Mexico City Station reviewing Manuel Vega Perez, Perez is a Cuban Intelligence leader inspected for a possible recruitment pitch and intelligence use. The assessment notes two viable contacting parties that could approach Perez and one of them is AMSPRAWL-2 - who has met five separate times with the considered intelligence target. The document also contains biographic information and some career related information on Perez.

104-10181-10151: CABLE- AMSPRAWL-2 FROM SINOBAS WHO SAID MANUEL PERERZ VEGA HANDLING SUBVERSIVE CONTACTS

AMSPRAWL-2 reports that Ramon Sinobas (AMRIFT-1) told him that "Manuel Perez Vega" (Manuel Vega Perez) handled subversive contacts for Cuban Intelligence in Mexico. AMSPRAWL-2 is noted to be a source with "good access to Cuban Embassy personnel in Mexico City."

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Contributors:
Carmine Savastano

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