Serial 2330

[Editor’s note: The two subjects of this serial whose names are deleted are FBI Special Agent Donald Hale and AUSA Michael Nerney, whose names were released on Serial 2322. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.]

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[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

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FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 886
INFO AMEMBASSY BOGOTA

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E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, GY (LAYTON, LARRY)
SUBJ: PROSECUTION OF LARRY LAYTON

REF: GEORGETOWN 4822

1. On basis information supplied via Embassy to Attorney General [Mohamed] Shabbuddin from Mr. Alfred Hantman, Criminal Division, Dept. of Justice, Shabbuddin concurs in Justice suggestion that both [Vernon] Gosney and [Odell] Rhodes be requested to return to Guyana for Layton preliminary inquiry. Guyanese authorities still interested in testimony of Dale Parks and Harold Cordell, but intend to proceed with PI even if these individuals not available.

2. Guyanese authorities will meet witnesses at airport and lodge them at Tower Hotel. Attorney General states the police have been alerted to provide necessary security.

3. Attorney General concurs in visit FBI SAIC [Donald Hale] and [AUSA Michael Nerney] but suggests that to be useful it should arrive as soon as possible.

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Embassy car and driver will meet [Hale] and [Nerney].

4. Action requested: Will need arrival times for witnesses and [Hale] and [Nerney].

Dwyer [Richard Dwyer, Deputy Chief of Mission, American Embassy, Georgetown]

Originally posted on November 10th, 2020.

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