Serial 1680

United States Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Memorandum
Date: 1/18/79
To: Mr. [name deleted]
From: E.C. Peterson

Subject: RYMUR

PURPOSE: To respond to CID request for review of documents recovered at Jonestown, Guyana.

DETAILS: CID Addendum to Bureau airtel to San Francisco dated January 10, 1979, attached, requested Intelligence Division to review documents and furnish comments as to any FCI interest in RYMUR. A review of attached indicates a proposed transfer of People’s Temple (PT) funds to the Soviets. This matter is not within purview of FBI’s jurisdiction; however, it is recommended that CID make appropriate dissemination e.g., to CIA.

Intelligence Division will subsequently furnish comments as requested by J.O. Ingram’s memorandum to D.W. Moore, Jr., dated December 28, 1978, regarding PT contacts within the CPUSA. Leads remain outstanding with assets.

RECOMMENDATION: Refer to CID.

Originally posted on May 3rd, 2018.

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