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Cryptonym: BIOGENESIS

Definition:
Argentine federal police. Principal liaison service of the Buenos Aires CIA station and used for telephone-tapping and other joint operations.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Philip Agee, Inside the Company: CIA Diary. Page 528 of 572. https://leaksource.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/inside-the-company-cia-diary-philip-agee.pdf

Argentine federal police. Principal liaison service of the Buenos Aires CIA station and used for telephone-tapping and other joint operations.

104-10172-10109: HALPERIN, MAURICE HYMAN.

10/18/57 cable from REDACTED to Director, slugline RYBAT LCMAYFOUL: "Maurice Halperin still in Mexi as of 0850 hours 17 Oct. No indication plans depart Mexi. Halperin spends weekends in Stern Cuernavaca home. If possible would appreciate name of BIOGENESIS source Mexi. Source LIFEAT Eval B 2 Dist (FBI)."

104-10236-10281: IN VIEW FACT AMTOAD-1 HAS HAD PAST CONTACT WITH ARG MILITARY AND BIOGENESIS STATION DOES NOT DESIRE DIRECT CONTACT BUEN

11/3/62 BUEN 8519 priority cable to Rio de Janeiro, info DIR WAVE, slugline RYBAT GYROSE: "In view fact AMTOAD-1 has had past contact with Argentine military and BIOGENESIS station does not desire direct contact BUEN...BIOGENESIS (covert agent) cannot arrange demonstration but can lay on airport press interviews, taped radio and filmed TV coverage. Since La Razon and Correo de la Tarde would in all likelihood use this material suggest attempt early morning arrival Buen in order have story appear afternoon papers. Would appreciate early lead time on (AMTOAD-1's) arrival giving flight numbers etc."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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