Serial 1654

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
COMMUNICATION MESSAGE FORM

DATE: 1/12/79
CLASSIFICATION: UNCLAS
PRECEDENCE: PRIORITY

FM DIRECTOR FBI (89-4286)
TO LEGAL ATTACHE MEXICO CITY
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR.

San Francisco office (89-250) advised by teletype January 12, 1979, as follows:

Re Legat, Mexico City teletype dated January 11, 1979, captioned “RYMUR.”

The investigation into foreign bank accounts of the People’s Temple (PT) is being coordinated by the Civil Division, Department of Justice. In fact, they have obtained Panamanian attorneys to represent them in that country.

San Francisco is alert for information concerning foreign bank accounts and when found is transmitted to the Civil Division via FBIHQ.

Legat, Mexico City is requested to discontinue any active

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investigation furnishing information gained thus far to San Francisco and FBIHQ for transmittal to the Department. Naturally, any information coming to Legat, Mexico City’s attention should also be furnished.

Armed and dangerous. Suicidal tendencies.

BT

Originally posted on May 3rd, 2018.

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