Editor’s note: The subjects of this serial whose name is deleted is New West Magazine writer Phil Tracy. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.
210108Z NOV 78
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P) (SQ. 10)
TO DIRECTOR FBI IMMEDIATE
LOS ANGELES IMMEDIATE (LA VIA FBIHQ)
On November 21, 1978, Mr. [deleted name] [Phil Tracy], New West Magazine, telephonically advised that he had written some articles for the New West Magazine regarding Jim Jones and the People’s Temple (PT).
He advised he had furnished information to Mr. Ramirez, who was an assistant DA for Los Angeles County regarding this group. Ramirez has been working on a property fraud case re Jones and followers, and compiled a great deal of information re the PT.
Los Angeles will contact Ramirez re his past
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investigation and obtain any information possible which would be of assistance in this investigation.
“Armed and dangerous. Suicidal tendencies”.