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Cryptonym: CIGOAL-1

Definition:
Marcus Diaz Lanz. A dispatch in August of 1961 appeared to assign the 201 number of 201-286705 to AMOT-6 (probably Marcus Diaz Lanz). A cable in December, 1967, mentioned that CIGOAL-1's 201 number was 201-286705.
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
A cable in August of 1967 stated that AMOT-6 reported on an employee of Radio Caracas Television.
Sources:

104-10235-10199: DISPATCH-NOMINAL ROLL OF CUBAN NAVAL OFFICERS CONNECTED WITH AMIRON

08/16/61: Dispatch from Chief of Base, JMWAVE to Chief, WHD: "1. On 9 August 1961 AMOT-6 sent Base WAVE a copy of the list of Cuban Naval officers who are members of the AMIRON Naval Section. This list was obtained from one of the AMOT collaborators in the Naval Office. The list was compiled and sent to AMBUD-1 at the latter's request. 2. Two copies of the list in English and one in Spanish are attached herewith for the information of Headquarters." Headquarters File Number: 201-286705.

104-10178-10154: FOLDER ON POSADA, LUIS CLEMENTE

08/15/67: Cable: "1. From Ref A. Info AMCLEVE-15 did not appear of interest in himself to (REDACTION) Station. However, check of his friend revealed following: AMOT-6 reported that (REDACTION) Cuban, employee of Radio Caracas Television was identified in (REDACTION) report of January 1967 as a member of Cuban DSE. 2. In view above info AMCLEVE-15 may be able provide info on a DSE operative in (REDACTION). Request JMWAVE and HQs traces (REDACTION). Also, if JMWAVE can provide, would appreciate address where AMCLEVE-15 can be contacted should (REDACTION) develop active interest."

104-10220-10128: LUIS CLEMENTE POSADA.

12/04/67: Cable: "1. For reasons of compartmentation CIGOAL-1 (Handwritten: 286705) has not been directly queried, but he has never mentioned AMCLEVE-15 and station believes they do not know each other..."

104-10178-10154: CABLE: FOLDER ON POSADA, LUIS CLEMENTE

12/06/67: Dispatch from COS, Withheld to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division: Subject: Operational/AMCLEVE-15: ..."2. What we are not trying to do is to make a CIGOAL-1 or AMOT-260 out of AMCLEVE-15; that is, put him on the payroll as an adviser to CIRASH-4. We want to be very clear on this point, since this may be the cause of Headquarters' concern. His role will not be advisory. AMCLEVE-15 is to be used to obtain counterintelligence information to protect the Station and its operations and to get for us that portion of the intelligence available in CIRASH which is not made available to the Station via the liaison channel..."

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