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Cryptonym: AMTOBY-12

Definition:
Unknown identity. AMTOBY-12 was a radio operator in AMDENIM-1 (Alberto Fernandez Hechevarria) operations during 1963.
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
A dispatch in June of 1963 stated that "Radop AMTOBY/12 was definitely placed in the DOGGO operation with three fishermen (the AMARROR/s) and is scheduled for infiltration in July." The dispatch later noted that AMTOBY-12's salary for two months was $600.00. A dispatch in October, 1963, referred to ANDENIM-1's "handling of radio operator AMTOBY/12 and a possible commo intel lead steming from him." Furthermore, a dispatch in June of 1962 stated that AMTOBY-1's 201 number was 201-304804, and AMTOBY-2's was 201-304803. AMTOBY-1 and AMTOBY-2 were among a group whose operational clearance had expired.
Sources:

104-10169-10012: DISPATCH: EXPIRATION OF PROVISIONAL OPERATIONAL APPROVALS

06/19/62: Dispatch from Chief, Task Force W to COS, JMWAVE: "The operational clearance for the below-listed individuals has expired. If JMWAVE continues to have a current operational interest in these individuals it is requested that PRQ Part II be forwarded as soon as possible. If no interest exists then Headquarters should be notified accordingly so that the necessary action can be taken to retire their official dossier. NAME: AMTOBY/2. 201-NUMBER: 304803. AMTOBY/1. 304804..."

104-10172-10122: DISPATCH: AMDENIM-1. PROGRESS REPORT 31 MAY 1963

06/28/63: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Page 4: ..."4. The group of agents which AMDENIM/1 (Alberto Fernandez Hechevarria) manages and or has provided to WAVE was adjusted considerably in the reporting period. AMDENIM/13 was put on the payroll after having contributed his services gratis for over six months. Radop AMTOBY/12 was definitely placed in the DOGGO operation with three fishermen (the AMARROR/s) and is scheduled for infiltration in July..." - - - Pages 6-7: ..."8. Costs...E. AMTOBY/12's salary for two months @ $300. $600.00...9. Plans: AMDENIM/1 is currently occupied with Operation DOGGO Phase I and will be further occupied with the debriefing of the agents on their return and their relaunching back into the target area with a radop AMTOBY/12 on DOGGO II in July. He is using AMDENIM/13 as a helper in this activity..."

104-10172-10121: DISPATCH, PROGRESS REPORT 30 SEPTEMBER 1963

10/14/63: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Subject: TYPIC/OPERATIONAL/AMDENIM/1 Progress Report - 30 September 1963: Page 3: ..."11. A number of lesser operational activities were also conducted by A-1 (Alberto Fernandez Hechevarria) during the period...and handling of radio operator AMTOBY/12 and a possible commo intel lead steming from him; worthwhile reporting on the morale and attitude of the AMADDER team which he was originally responsible for assembling; and efforts to develop singleton action agents (sab and assassin) which initially aborted in the case of AMBOX/1 (see separate reporting)."

Contributors:
Gavin McDonald

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