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Cryptonym: LIHUFF-1

Definition:
Alfonso Rudolph Wichtrich, Executive VP, American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Inside the Company, p.533.

"Al Wichtrich channels political information to the station that he picks up in his normal work with American and Mexican businessmen..."

104-10219-10170: ALFONSO RUDOLPH WICHTRICH

Wichtrich is identified as LIHUFF-1, 201-30999.

104-10431-10003: HSCA FILM

Wichtrich again identified as LIHUFF-1, 201-30999. Material on him can be found on Reel 11.

124-10195-10223: No Title

Identified as informant CG T-9 in 1967, "Executive VP, American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico". Wichtrich was told by a Mexican official that Sam Giancana was almost given immigrant status without knowing about his full background. The official "was vehement that GIANCANA and his type of person would not be granted any status in Mexico and would be expelled from Mexico if found in national territory."

104-10175-10387 DISPATCH: LIHUFF-1(C) TAX HANDLING

1966: LIHUFF-1 gets memo from the Covert Tax Committee saying that he will not currently be obligated to file a covert tax return, because the committee approved a flat tax assessment of his current covert federal tax obligation.

104-10175-10179: DISPATCH LIHUFF/1 SUBJECT WAS ORIGINALLY RECRUITED AS A CUTOUT FOR THE LIHUFF/2 ORGANIZATION

4/29/63, memo from Mexico City to Director: "In addition to acting as the contact between the Mexico Station and the LIHUFF/2 Institute, LIHUFF/1 is responsible for organizing and directing the KUWOLF student groups in the LIHUFF/2 project; printing and distributing of propaganda; planning and initiating student harassment activities."

104-10175-10154: LIHUFF/1 PERFORMANCE REPORT

12/1/66: "The student group to which Subject has performed guidance and direction has effectively carried out a number of successful harassment activities in behalf of the Mexico station. This agent would be a worthwhile asset to any Station where contact with right-wing conservative groups was desirable."

104-10219-10160: DISPATCH: WITHHELD

10/11/62, dispatch from Win Scott to C/WH: "...the Mexico City station does not intend to have direct contact with LICHANT-1. It is intended that LICHANT-1 will have contact with LIHUFF-1 who has known him well for many years."

Contributors:
MFF • Bill Simpich

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