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Cryptonym: LNERGO

Definition:
FBI, used during the late 60s and 70s.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10178-10136: CABLE- FOLLOWING INFORMATION FURNISHED BY LNERGO CONCERNING SUSPECTED ASSASSIN OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR

4/18/68 memo from CIOP/DO Richard Ober: Reporting that "Following information furnished by LNERGO concerning suspected assassin of Martin Luther King...noticeably protruding left ear; reportedly is a lone wolf; allegedly attended dance instruction school; has reportedly completed class in bartending..." Report on James Earl Ray. The wording of the report indicates that it was created by the FBI.

King Assassination Documents - FBI Central Headquarters File, Section 29 Current Section: Memo from A. Rosen to Mr. DeLoach, 3 May 1968

Remarks on FBI WANTED poster for James Earl Ray is an exact match from this memo.

104-10061-10115: LIST OF NAMES RE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION INVESTIGATION

This definition was provided as part of a list provided to HSCA staffers by CIA in response to their requests for cryptonyms and pseudonyms. It can be seen again three pages later.

Contributors:
Carmine Savastano • Bill Simpich

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