Serial 1874

[Editor’s note: A sentence which was withheld below under the national security exemption of the Freedom of Information Act was released at Serial 1899-x. It is designated by red type below.

[In addition, two names which were deleted at 1899-x were released here. They are designated below in green type.]

0 [illegible] JAN 79
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P) (SQ. 10)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) PRIORITY
MIAMI (89-179) PRIORITY
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UNCLAS EFTO
RYMUR

Re Bureau airtel to San Francisco, dated January 9, 1979, captioned “RYMUR”.

For information Miami, re Bureau airtel enclosed an intelligence report from US INS, which contain the following information:

Dr. Jerome Peister, DOB – July 6, 1915, place of birth – New York City, was admitted FBA – December 6, 1978, destination c/o Neal Kadin, 13155 Ixora Ct., North Miami, Florida, 33181, has been employed the last 14 years as a dentist in Georgetown, Guyana. Claims to have pipeline to

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information regarding the Jonestown massacre. He arrived in the Bahamas with a young pregnant Guyanese girlfriend who was refused a visa in Nassau. [Subject claims he has been in contact with the CIA regarding Jonestown.] Stated he will attempt to train information in return for visa for girlfriend. Subject is tall, possibly mulatto, white kinky hair, prominent hawk nose.

A routing slip attached to the USINS report indicates a xerox copy of the report was sent to J. Whalen, Liaison Unit, Division 5 – [several words deleted]

“Request of Bureau”

FBIHQ is requested to report the results of their contact [word deleted] to San Francisco and Miami.

Miami is thereafter requested to interview Peister.

“Armed and dangerous. Suicidal tendencies”.

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Originally posted on August 4th, 2020.

Last modified on November 23rd, 2020.
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