Serial 869

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
COMMUNICATION MESSAGE FORM

DATE: 12/6/78
CLASSIFICATION: UNCLAS
PRECEDENCE: IMMEDIATE

FM DIRECTOR FBI
TO FBI TAMPA IMMEDIATE
FBI SAN FRANCISCO IMMEDIATE
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UNCLAS E F T O
RYMUR

Col. Scott, U.S. Air Force, Office of Defense Liaison at the State Department, Washington, D.C., has provided information to FBI HQ that radio transceivers found at Jonestown, Guyana, were flown by military transport to MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida. It would appear that this equipment is significant evidentiary material in this case. Therefore, Tampa should obtain the transceivers from MacDill Air Force Base and forward same to San Francisco as office of origin.

According to Col. Scott, contact may made at MacDill with Lieutenant Colonel [name withheld] (phone [withheld]) or Captain [name withheld] (phone [withheld]), both of whom are fully

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aware of this situation.

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Note: Col. Scott initially contacted Mike Abbell, departmental attorney, regarding the transceivers and thereafter Deputy Assistant Director James O. Ingram discussed this matter with Scott. On 12/6/78, liaison officer [name withheld] obtained details from Scott including points of contact at MacDill for Tampa to pursue.

Originally posted on May 3rd, 2019.

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