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Cryptonym: TIPSTAFF

Definition:
Swedish intelligence service.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

RIDDERSTRALE, KARL-ERIK

DOB: 9/24/22 Swedish citizen? Adolf Jay Albrecht arranged for Charlotte Aberg to visit [Swedish ?] Embassy so she could tell story of Ridderstrale statement approximately 10 days before assassination that Kennedy would be murdered "within fortnight." He had estates in Haiti and Cuba left to him by an uncle. He had spent seven years in Cuba and Haiti. (His name is apparently in Nobility Handbook)

104-10018-10042: CABLE RE RIDDERSTRALE ACTIVITIES.

"9 Dec Charlotte (Aberg) returned (to the embassy) after interview with Swedish police. She said one police commissioner Rune Wickstrom took and taped statement. Additional info: Ridderstrale returned on 7 Dec, stayed Aberg apartment until 9 Dec...Ridderstrale had spent seven years in Cuba and Haiti - last time in Cuba was under Batista...TIPSTAFF-4 confirms Wickstrom works for the TIPSTAFFS..."

104-10436-10055: REPORT ON INDIVIDUAL OF INTEREST IN ASSASSINATION CASE

"After repeated queries TIPSTAFFS on 17 Sept handed us report on (Ridderstrale). According report he interviewed 9 Sept and gave following...had never visited countries outside Europe and had not 'lived in Cuba for seven years' or visited Haiti as alleged...when asked whether he had foretold assassination of Kennedy he denied quote ascribed to him and said could not recall any similar statements. Said he knew nothing of assassination before it happened..."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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