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March 21, 1978
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Approved For Release 2011/08/05: CIA-RDP09T00207RO01000030067-9 ARTICLE APPEARED *ICAGO TRIBUNE ?t,.... .n -A. March 1978 2at I TT with l in C'hH Phdre. WASHINGTON [API-The Justice Depart- matter, in the 1973 probe which the Senate way to prevent the election of Marxist Salva- ment charged two officers of the Internation- subcommittee on multinational corporations dor Allende as president of Chile. al Telephone & Telegraph Corp. Monday with conducted into ITT's activities in the 1970 However, it was disclosed in late 1975 that giving false testimony' to the Senate five . presidential election in Chile. both the C, and dis had funded Allen de's years ago about ITT's work with the Central CHAIRMAN Harold S. Geneen had election opponents. Intelligence Agency in Chile. I also been a prospective target in the depart- Atty. Gen. Griffin Bell announced that two ' ment's perjury investigation, but he was not GERRITY WAS charged specifically- with" felony counts, were filed - in U.S. District named in Monday's action and the depart- three counts of perjury, one count of ob. criminal informations, each containing six ment said "no other actions ., .. are contem- structing governmental. proceedings, one Court against Edward J. Gerrity Jr., 54, a -plated." count of subornation of perjury, and one senior vice president of ITT; and Robert The action against Gerrity and Berrellez count of making a false statement in a gov. Berrellez, 58, the southwest regional , manag- was taken on the last day that charges could . .ernment matter. er of the corporation and a former Latin .:. be brought before the five-year statutory pe-_ American executive of the conglomerate. riod. of limitations expired. Geneen's case conspiracy, was charged one count of was within two weeks of that expiration. ! conspiracy, three of perjuuy, one of obstruct- ing governmental proceedings, and one of struction of government proceedings, and = All three men testified at the 1973 hearings making a false statement In a government. making false statements in a -government.- that ITT had not. acted in any substantive matter. Approved For Release 2011/08/05: CIA-RDP09T00207RO01000030067-9