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Cryptonym: WOBONE

Definition:
The CIA's Office of Security
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10106-10335: CLASSIFIED MESSAGE: RE REQUEST FOR ARTICLES RE HERBERT ITKIN

5/10/73 memo from Director to REDACTED, re RYBAT PLMHABYSS: "As station probably aware, Herbert Itkin (201-836808) well-known figure in this type affair. Check with WOBONE revealed he never employed by BKCROWN, either in staff or contract/career agent status."

104-10074-10120: RAUL ORLANDO LEAL GARCIA

We see the program PL**ABYSS referred to again in this document, which may be associated with WOBONE.

104-10175-10123: REQUEST FOR ADVICE ON INDUSTRIAL AND PLANT SECURITY PROTECTION AGAINST TERRORIST AND BOMBING ATTACKS

1973 memo on plant protection: The author suggests that WOBONE may have access to good information on the topic. On the routing slip at previous page, see "Pls look at this with Ned Sullivan WH/Security." Other reference to OS (Office of Security) on this routing slip.

104-10072-10186: CABLE - INFO ON ANTONIO CARLOS VECIANA AND ASSOCIATES

This 1973 cable re the narcotics arrest of Veciana offers yet another reference to PL**ABYSS

Research Aid: Cryptonyms and Terms in Declassified CIA Files Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Disclosure Acts

The document states "WOBONE" is the "CIA Office of Security". https://www.archives.gov/files/iwg/declassified-records/rg-263-cia-records/second-release-lexicon.pdf

Contributors:
Peter Dale Scott • Bill Simpich • Carmine Savastano

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