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Cryptonym: ZRAVOID

Definition:
U.S. Border Patrol.
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
ZRAVOID was described as a U.S. Government enforcement agency.
Sources:

104-10267-10035: DISPATCH- OPERATIONAL, VICTOR PANEQUE BATISTA AKA CMDTE. DIEGO

8/2/62 memo, refers to Inspector Bradford of ZRAVOID investigating Victor Paneque aka Commander Diego (201-286382). At the time JMWAVE stated it "still has no interest in Paneque".

124-10291-10418: No Title

9/24/62 memo: Border Patrol Inspector Carico met members of Interpen, who told them they were training at No Name Key, Big Pine Key, and in the Florida Everglades. Members included Gerald Hemming, Joe Garman, Edmund Colby, William Dempsey, Justin Wilson, Edwin Collins, Roy Hargraves, and Cuban resident alien Oscar Pino y Pino and others, all with birthdates.

104-10308-10210: CABLE: SUPDATA: PARAS 1 AND 2: AMOT 133 WHO WAS AT THE HOME OF FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ WHEN QUIZA CALLED

06/13/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: "SUPDATA:... Para 6 from ZRAVOID.. Country: Cuba, Subj: Attempted raid on Cuba by Cubanos Libres (CL)"....

104-10308-10210 CABLE: SUPDATA: PARAS 1 AND 2: AMOT 133 WHO WAS AT THE HOME OF FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ WHEN QUIZA CALLED

06/13/63, Information Report Telegram: Page 2: "6. Field Comment: A U.S. Government enforcement agency reported that the Quiza group lost two boats, a 22-foot inboard/outboard with Florida registration number FL 8527 D, and a 17-foot outboard. The raiders, who suffered one casualty named Evengelino Rufin Sanabria, returned to Marathon aboard a 'Commande Red' Cuban boat named The Elvira. An unidentified doctor is taking Rufin to a hospital in Key West for treatment. The Quiza raiders brought back two Cuban militiamen, Calenero Ramirez Waters and Daniel Esposito Torres. 7. Field Dissem: CINCLANT, CINCARIB, COMNAVKEYWEST, Miami Reps of state, USCG, Border Patrol, I&NS, FBI and Customs."

104-10275-10038: CABLE: FOLLOWING FYI AND RECORDS CONFIRMING TELECONS 22 OCT

10/25/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Sluglines RYBAT TYPIC AMBANG: "1. Foll FYI and records confirming Nauman/Reuteman telecons 22 Oct. Cisneros stated desired delivery at East Washerwoman shoal light at 230800 Oct. Also asked for weapons and indicated AMHELM-1 would be aboard, latter having sent his boat to Great Isaac Key and remained ashore. Was advised would confirm delivery later in day. Foll first telecons Cisneros was advised his plans considered ill advised at this point view hot north coast and fact British, ODOATH and ZRAVOID very active. He said they going despite situation and wanted delivery...."

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