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Cryptonym: LIEMPTY-6

Definition:
LIMITED was the best of the three surveillance sites focused on the Soviet compound, as it was fixed on both the vehicle entrance and the pedestrian entrance. Run by an older man known as LIEMPTY-6 who lived in the basehouse with his family, the LIMITED take yielded no pictures of Oswald. LIEMPTY-6's identity is unknown.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Bill Simpich, State Secret, Chapter 3

LIMITED was the best of the three sites focused on the Soviet compound, as it was fixed on both the vehicle entrance and the pedestrian entrance. Run by an older man known as LIEMPTY-6 who lived in the basehouse with his family, the LIMITED take yielded no pictures of Oswald.

104-10414-10124: MEXICO CITY STATION HISTORY, EXCERPTS

Ann Goodpasture wrote in the Mexico City Stat tion in the 1970s that the LIMITED station provided no photographs of Lee Oswald. LIEMPTY-6 was instructed on how to operate the camera and how to prepare daily operational logs of events at the gate of the Soviet Embassy in Mexico City.

104-10079-10291: Project LIEMPTY Progress Report: February, March and April 1964

4/30/64 Win Scott discusses the stress on LIMITED (generally open weekdays from 1200-dark and 900-1400 on Saturday) and LILYRIC (generally open 900 to 1400 or 1500 weekdays). These hours are adjustable. Asked on station needs. Scott then made a plan to consider laying off LIEMPTY-6 and LIEMPTY-12 by 7/1/64.

104-10414-10124

The FBI demanded that the main Mystery Man photo taken by LIMITED be published in the Warren volumes be published. It needed to prove Marguerite Oswald was mistaken in her claim that she was shown a photo of Jack Ruby before Oswald was shot. The LIMITED site was moved and LIEMPTY-6 with it. He retired in 1968 due to old age and lack of interest.

104-10414-10110: Memo for FI Project ()FACTOR, Security Review

Memo 1972 or after: LIEMPTY-6 retired in May 1968 after years of running LIMITED with his wife and son. He was a Mexican citizen and long-term asset of the station. Oliver Scantling was his cut-out.

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Bill Simpich

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