Serial 895

[Editor’s note: One of the subjects of this serial whose name is deleted is Lou Gurvich, the now-deceased father of Jann Gurvich. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.]

FBI Airtel

Date 12/4/78

TO: DIRECTOR, FBI (89-4286)
FROM: SAC, NEW ORLEANS (89-184) (P)
RYMUR
00: SF

On 12/1/78, [name deleted] [Lou Gurvich], New Orleans Private Patrol Service, Incorporated, 300 Poydras Street, Suite 1102, New Orleans, La., telephone (504) 525-7111, appeared at the New Orleans Office of the FBI and made available telephone bills received at the company from 1/1/77 through 1/1/78. These telephone bills reflect long-distance calls made by Jan [Jann] Elizabeth Gurvich, daughter of [Lou Gurvich] and one of the victims of instant matter. These calls were made by Jan Elizabeth Gurvich and charged to the New Orleans telephone number (504) 525-7111. There are numerous telephone calls made by her to various sections of the United States, as well as several telephone calls made to areas outside the continental United States.

On 12/4/78, a review of the above-mentioned toll records was made by Supervisor [name deleted], and the following is a list of the telephone calls made by Jan Elizabeth Gurvich to numbers outside of the continental United States. For information of FBI HQ and San Francisco, the telephone records will be maintained by the New Orleans Office and in the event it is desired that all calls made by her be recorded, it is requested New Orleans be advised in order that this may be accomplished.

The following is a result of the above-mentioned review:

[4 pages of telephone records follow]

NO 89-194

112/4/78, [Lou Gurvich], supra, advised [name deleted], Jan Elizabeth Gurvich, had a male acquaintance by the name of Roberto (LNU) [last name unknown] who she may have called in Mexico and the numbers referred to above in Mexico may be, in fact, those belonging to Roberto (LNU). [Lou Gurvich] advised he could not further identify this individual. Also, according to [Lou Gurvich], his brother [name deleted], stated to him the calls to and from Chile may be connected to one [name deleted], a close friend of Jan Elizabeth Gurvich and allegedly from Chile. [name deleted] advised [name deleted] is currently in California and may be possibly reached at telephone numbers [deleted]. [name deleted] advised he did not know if [name deleted] had been in the People’s Temple, but believe she had been and was able to get out.

The above numbers are being furnished to FBI HQ and San Francisco. New Orleans is unaware of the possible connection these numbers may have the instant matter and are being supplied for any action deemed appropriate by FBI HQ and San Francisco.

Armed and dangerous; suicidal tendencies.

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Originally posted on May 5th, 2019.

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