Known TENEBROUS Acvitivies
Memorandum - Los Angeles Activities - November 2003
I have received limited information regarding TENEBROUS personnel off-duty
activities in Los Angeles during November 2003.
As you are aware, a protest at FCI-Bellewether
led by Walter and Deborah Davis, parents of FADE required that we return her to the Castle
while media attention was focused on her. A lawsuit on behalf of
incarcerated mutants at the facility was publicized but has not yet been
filed. (Such a lawsuit would likely be based on the Civil Rights Of
Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA) and the Department of Justice is currently
preparing a memorandum on the subject. At any rate such a liability
analysis is outside the bounds of Agency operations, although the outcome
might affect TENEBROUS activities.) This lawsuit was highly publicized by
attorney Marcelino Rogalia from the
high-priced lawfirm of Liman & Schumacher.
From conversations between FADE and her parents, we were able to determine
that Rogalia and his firm had volunteered to represent them free of
charge. This would be the first time that the firm would undertake either
CRIPA litigation or mutant rights litigation, putting their motivations in
serious question. However, in 1999 and 2002, Rogalia represented Ciro
Guttierez, a Familia Torres capo who was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona on
multiple charges of racketeering, murder, drug smuggling, and other state
and federal charges. (Although he received a mistrial in 1999, Guttierez
was convicted in 2002 of RICO and money laundering and is currently
serving a 15 year sentence at Federal
Correctional Insitution-Safford. He is not eligible for parole.)
Thus it is possible that FADE's parents were used as pawns in an attempt
by Joey Torres to gain access to
Although law enforcement sources are unable to connect the ensuing events,
the following is known by various sources that report regularly:
In connection with this investigation I have received from confidential
sources a document which I have filed and secured in Cabinet 9813-2. The
keycode is provided seprately as per security requirements. I have not
enquired of TENEBROUS personnel a true account of these activities. I am
confident their activities have not compromised TENEBROUS effectiveness or
- HAZE rented a set of hotel rooms at a
ritzy Hollywood hotel.
- CONDUIT was seen at several Los
Angeles area nightclubs and several underworld informants reported that
she was inquiring about the whereabouts of several members of the Torres
- Fernando Aceda, a confidential
informant for rogue FBI agent Victoria
Gentzler was found tortured to death in his car in Avacado Heights.
According to medical examiners, Aceda was killed while TENEBROUS
operatives were confirmably in New Orleans being debriefed from Operation
ADJECTIVE NOUN. Suspects included Charles
"Charley" Savasta and Eugene
Haydmann, both Familia Torres operatives. The case is being handled
by detectives from the Foothill Division, who took the case from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
indicating that one or more of these persons were already involved in a
- Haydmann was found killed in his home by five .38 gunshots to the
chest and head. LAPD sources indicate that it was potentially a
gang-ordered hit and have several suspects and leads. Savasta's
whereabouts, by contrast, are unknown.
- Hector 'Cousin Hector' Rosales, a
high-ranking member of Torres' "ground team", formed since his
incarceration, engaged in several calls to and from FADE's cellphone
number. That cellphone was in Los Angeles at the time.
- PENNY did a confidential records
search for Susan Brooks, a Catholic
private schoolteacher whose name flags positive on FBI informant lists but
who does not have a full entry. The LAPD responded to a report of a
fracas at Brooks' home when Brooks was not home. The participants
included several persons who match TENEBROUS personnel descriptions and a
man matching Savasta's description. Nobody was there when the police
arrived. Brooks told police she had assisted Special Agent Gentzler in
securing evidence in a corruption case whose witness protection had been
compromised. She also mentioned that Gentzler had contact with 'Tung' and Jesse LNU,
both mutant criminals operating in Los Angeles. LAPD files on these
persons are sketchy.
- 'Madam Natasha' took a call from
'Cousin Hector' after TENEBROUS personnel were back in New Orleans.
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