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Cryptonym: ODENVY

Definition:
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Inside the Company, by Philip Agee, p. 38

from the book: ...the FBI is ODENVY.

Final Report of the Assassination Records Review Board, p. 51

"The Review Board also generally released CIA "digraphs" - the first two letters of a crypt that link a particular crypt to a particular location. CIA often created crypts to refer to other U.S. government agencies; for example, the FBI was "ODENVY".

104-10331-10093: MEMO: ORGANIZATION CRYPTS IN THE JFK FILE

This 1993 CIA document lists various crypts and their definitions. ODENVY is identified as "FBI."

1993.07.21.08:58:07:430620: ROBERT A. MAHEU: OS/SAG FILES PROVIDED TO THE HSCA

1963: Several members of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI ran a confidential reporting service known as "Bishop's Service, Inc." William K. Harvey ran an office in Indianapolis, Ronald Macmillan ran an office at 1255 Post, San Francisco, and the president Harold Swenson ran the home office at 111 Fourth Avenue, NYC." MFF has a number of articles about the Society in its Grapevine newsletter, featuring other members such as Robert Maheu: https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=139102&relPageId=30&search=GRAPEVINE_AND%20SOCIETY

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