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Cryptonym: LITAMIL-7

Definition:
Consuelo Esperon Perez, a secretary at the Cuban Embassy, received operational approval as an agent of Task Force W, Mexico City during 1962-1963.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10431-10003: HSCA FILM

Information about Esperon can be found on Reel 12. Her biographical file is 201-330173.

180-10142-10349: No Title

During the HSCA's investigation, Esperon's records in Mexico could not be located. "Committee staff members were told that Esperon was probably dead."

104-10113-10404: HSCA REQUEST

7/21/78 memo from Director of Security Robert Gambino to Legislative Counsel: "Consuelo Esperon - OS File #280 142 reflects that this Mexican citizen was of operational interest during 1962 and 1963."

104-10414-10124: MEXICO CITY STATION HISTORY

History prepared by Mexico City officer Anne Goodpasture: LITAMIL-7 "was the Cuban secretary of LITAMIL-3 at the Cuban embassy. (Mexico City officer Tom) Hazlett met her in the hospital room of LITAMIL-3 the day before he was to undergo surgery in July 1962. In LITAMIL-3's presence, she agreed to cooperate with Hazlett and provide information on persons in the Cuban Embassy. From 1962 to 1967...she provided the station with personality and background information. This was a valuable source for identification of new employees and their positions. She also was helpful in identifying LIONION photographs of visitors to the Embassy. (She) cooperated with the CIA out of loyalty to LITAMIL-3 and, like the proud old man, she refused to accept compensation for her services."

104-10113-10415: REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATION AND OR NAME CHECK

8/21/62 Request for Investigation to Deputy Director of Security: Regarding agent C-101663, identified below as Esperon... LITAMIL-7's assignment was "TFW-Mexico City". This indicates that she was a TFW agent. Also states she is with the JMATE project.

1993.07.10.10:07:36:000310: COPY OF MEMO TRANSFERRING FILES IN RESPONSE TO OLC NAME TRACE REQUEST

7/14/78 memo from Jack Friedlander for B. Hugh Tovar, Chief, Counterintelligence Staff to Norbert Shepanek, Chief, Liaison and Oversight Control, PCS: According to her CI/RA/CB file, Esperon's number is 101663.

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