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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)."

104-10192-10283: DISPATCH:REPORT ON NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN CUBAN EXILE MOVEMENTS

11/01/61: Dispatch from COS, Buenos Aires to Chief, WHD: "1. We are forwarding herewith BIOGENESIS report No. 2467, dated 26 October 1961, which is being forwarded in the event that the contents are not already known to you. 2. The report concerns a letter sent by the Movimiento Revolucionario del Pueblo (MRP) to Dr. Jose Miro Cardona setting out the MRP's conditions for participating in a revolutionary council. Carlton G. Recart."

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."

104-10186-10023: BELIEVES IT BEST POSTPONE AMMUG VISIT UNTIL AFTER VACATIONS.

10/27/66: Cable to JMWAVE: Slugline DYVOUR PBRUMEN AMMUG: REF: WAVE 3060 (IN 197761) "BIOGENESIS believes it best postpone AMMUG visit until after vacations (November until February). Will advise."

104-10162-10241: ALFEROV, IVAN GAVRILOVICH.

05/30/68: Cable: Slugline KAPOK REDTOP BIOGENESIS TECHS: "1. Additional investigation by BIBAFFLE has accomplished following: A. Access to target apartment completely arranged and BIBAFFLE will have access up until 15 June. B. Apartment directly above rented until 31 May by BIOGENESIS-66 acquaintance who allowed BIBAFFLERS enter and survey. Original plan was utilize this apt as site from which to drill and to eventually run wires out of this apt to dist LP. However 29 May on the site investigation revealed there no practical way run wires out of this apt since all outside walls neat and bare. 2. View above, we have instructed BIBAFFLE attempt rent apt above target. Will utilize this as LP with BIBAFFLE members as occupant and monitor."

104-10162-10242: IVAN GAVRILOVICH ALFEROV.

06/03/71: Dispatch from COS, Withheld to Chief, Soviet Bloc Division: Subject: REDTOP/BIOGENESIS/Forwarding of Assessment Questionaires: Page 2: ..."3. As Headquarters is aware, the BIBAFFLE transcribers only process material from special operations such as AEVARIETY, AELANYARD, etc, and cannot furnish assessment on all individuals in whom we have interest. However, we have requested BIOGENESIS to have the BILOCULAR transcribers work with the form. Nina T. Margande."

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