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Pseudonym: Cossio, Miguel

Definition:
Miguel P. Cossio was an alias used by David Morales. Possibly used in the 1970's.
Category:
alias
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10121-10206: REQUEST FOR CIA ALIAS BOOK-TYPE CREDENTIAL - MIGUEL P. COSSIO-A.

10/19/72: Memorandum from Walter L. O'Brien, Deputy Chief, FR Division to Chief, Badge Office/OS (Through: C/CCS/OCB; C/OSD/SAB; C/SRS: Subject: Request for CIA Alias Book-Type Credential - (REDACTION): "1. Foreign Resources Division requested CIA Alias Book-Type Credential for Mr. (REDACTION), an Operations Officer assigned to (REDACTION). This alias is registered with ISD. 2. The vital statistics for Mr. (REDACTION) are as follows: DOB: 26 August 1925. POB: Phoenix, Arizona. Height: 5'11". Weight: 198. Hair: Brown. Eyes: Brown. 3. A color photograph of Mr. (REDACTION) should be on file in the Badge Office. If not, please contact the Chief, FR/Support Group, Ext. 4412, Mr. (REDACTION). 4. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter." - - - Page 3: "True name: David S. Morales."

104-10121-10197: TRANSFER OF ALIAS DOCUMENTS.

07/25/73: Memo from Robert J. Baker, Chief/FR/Plans to WH/Security: Subject: Transfer of Alias Documents - David Morales: "Foreign Resources Division is transferring the following alias documents to WH Division: Miguel P. Cossio @: CIA Credential #1716. Maryland Driver License. Social Security Card. Continental Insurance Companies Card. Washington Theater Club Card. RCA Record Club Card." (Handwritten note on right hand side: "This is being held by Elderhill (?), WH Div. Off., and will not be given to Subject (?) until Mr. Cahill is sure that it will be sent forward)." Diego S. Mardones @: Florida Driver License. Dade County Library Card. AAA Card. Social Security Card. HTC Card. Pan American Bank Card. ABC Card. (REDACTION) (passport)." (Handwritten note at bottom: "Held for Mr. Morales. Leave 5 Sept. 15 Sept (arrow sign) (Unintelligible)."

104-10121-10130: RETURN OF ALIAS DOCUMENTS

07/16/75: Memorandum from Joseph F. King, Chief, LA Security to CCS/PRG: "1. Returned herewith are alias documents which have been issued to identity in the aliases of Miguel P. Cossio; Diego S. Mardones; Daniel Suarez Moreno; Simon S. Martinez. These documents have been utilized by identity for operational purposes. However, as he is due to retire on 31 July 1975, they are being returned to you for final disposition. The documents returned are as follows: Miguel P. Cossio (A). CIA Credential #1716 (Handwritten: forwarded separately). Social Security Card. Continental Insurance Companies Card. Washington Theater Club Card. RCA Record Club Card...3. Records available in L.A. Division also reflect that identity was issued a (REDACTION) Driver License in the alias of Miguel P. Cossio and a (REDACTION) Driver License in the alias of Diego S. Mardones. These two documents were reportedly returned to the Office of Technical Services in April 1974...Identity: David Morales."

Contributors:
Gavin McDonald

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