[Editor’s note: The half line of type withheld in this serial was released at Serial 1703. It is denoted in red type below.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
COMMUNICATION MESSAGE FORM
CLASSIFICATION: UNCLAS EFTO
FM DIRECTOR FBI
TO FBI SAN FRANCISCO PRIORITY
UNCLAS E F T O
RYMUR; 00: SAN FRANCISCO.
By teletype January 16, 1979, Legat Bern furnished the following:
American Embassy, Bern, received through US 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
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is suggested supplementary request be made by US Department of Justice to include blocking and obtaining records of Swiss Bank Corporation account number 3357.
FBIHQ will coordinate with USDJ.
Armed and dangerous – suicidal tendencies.