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Cryptonym: AMTOUT-1

Definition:
An SAS/EDE asset in New York City.
Status:
Unknown
Sources:

104-10180-10020: ROUTING SHEET AND MEMORANDUM : MEMO RECEIVED FROM AMTOUT-1

1/9/64 memo from C/SAS/EDE to James Angleton, Chief, CI Staff: "Attached is a translation of a memo sent to Carlos Marquez Sterling. Sterling gave a copy of the memo to AMTOUT-1, a SAS/EDE asset, who passed it on to us. The Brigadier of Giron, Sr. Evidio Pereira, who is in constant communication with Cuba...notify the Pentagon of this fact: Ruby the assassin of Oswald was in Havana a year ago. He is a friend and customer of a citizen named Praskin, owner or manager of a novelty shop for tourists...Pereira is probably Evidio D. Pereira Acosta, DPOB 12 March 1927...201-298242, member of Brigade 2506. There are no SAS traces on Praskin."

104-10192-10322: WITHHELD

4/16-17/64 communication from Jorge Smith of JURE to AMTOUT-1, who appears to be in New York. The source is described as "former Havana lawyer who is very knowledgeable of Cuban exile affairs and has sources of information inside Cuba." His reporting is considered very accurate.

104-10179-10260: ON 14 APRIL AMTOUT/1 RECEIVED A LETTER FROM INDENTITY

5/4/64 memo from Director to JMWAVE: "On 14 April AMTOUT-1 received a letter from (Jorge Smith, owner of a Miami electronics store - as seen in 104-10179-10261) requesting CIA or FBI information on AMFAUNA-28. (Jorge Smith) is a radio and communications advisor to the AMBANG-1 /JURE organization...HQ has instructed AMTOUT-1 to inform (Jorge Smith) that he has no way of approaching CIA or FBI." AMTOUT-1 is 201-309861.

104-10185-10248: MEMORANDUM:REJECTION OF AN APARTMENT FOR AMMUG-1

5/20/64 memo from C/WH/SA/CI Hsrold Swenson discusses how AMMUG-1 cannot be settled in an apartment in Alexandria, VA because it has been exposed to "the following (CIA) staffers and agent assets". The list includes "Mr. REDACTED with AMTOUT a principal agent in New York."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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