0 151020Z JAN 79
FM BERN (89-6) (P)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) PRIORITY
RYMUR, 00: SAN FRANCISCO.
ReBucab, January 11, 1979.
For information of Bureau and San Francisco, American Embassy, Bern, received through U.S. Department of State channels on January 12, 1979, cabled copy of formal request pursuant to US-Swiss treaty on mutual assistance in criminal matters.
Legat furnished copy to Swiss Federal Police Division, also on January 12, 1979.
Legat notes that formal request did not contain any mention of account number 3357 at the Swiss Bank Corporation (see Bern cable December 29, 1978). Unless appropriate actions regarding this account have been taken in Panama, it is suggested supplementary request be made by the US Department of Justice (US DJ) to include blocking and obtaining records of Swiss Bank Corporation account number 3357.
Request of Bureau:
1. Coordinate with USDJ.
2. Retransmit to San Francisco.
Armed and dangerous – suicidal tendencies.