Nov 24, 78 • 1714 • FBI-Justice

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FM DIRECTOR FBI
TO DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
ATTN: EMERGENCY PROGRAMS CENTER
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, CRIMINAL DIVISION
ATTN: GENERAL CRIMES SECTION
US SECRET SERVICE (PIO)
SECRETARY OF STATE
ATTN: SY/CC

UNCLAS
UNSUB: THREAT TO BOMB THE EMBASSY OF GUYANA, 2490 TRACY PLACE, N.W., WASHINGTON, DC, NOVEMBER 21, 1978; PROTECTION OF FOREIGN OFFICIALS, BOMB THREATS.

Unknown subject telephonically contacted Command Center, United States Secret Service (USSS), Intelligence

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Division, and stated that a bomb threat had been received at the Embassy of Guyana.

USSS, Intelligence Division, telephonically advised Washington Field at 8:40 AM, November 21, 1978, the following details:

The call was received at the Embassy by and Embassy employee, Keith Greaves, at approximately 8:00 AM. The caller was a white male who stated, “At nine o’clock a bomb will go off. You had better evacuate the building.” The caller then terminated the call.

USSS further advised that a search team conducted a search utilizing some dogs with negative results.

Mr. Keith Greaves, Embassy of Guyana, was interviewed by SA T.E. Nicoletti at 10:45 AM. He advised that the first threat call was received at 8:10 AM and lasted 25 minutes. The caller was a black male who stated, “There is a bomb planted at the Embassy. It will go off at 9 AM.” The caller spoke in a calm but rapid manner and terminated the call. Greaves immediately notified the United States Department of State (USDS), Command Center.

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At 8:31 AM, a second call was received by Greaves. The caller spoke in a singing manner, stating, “You have one half hour more.” The call was terminated by Greaves immediately.

Greaves stated that both calls were received at number 265-6900. He described the caller as a black male, 30-35, American accent with no background noise.

United States Attorney, Washington, DC, advised by SA T.E. Nicoletti.

Originally posted on March 5th, 2020.

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