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December 15, 2016
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November 14, 2003
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May 14, 1957
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MAY 14 1957 NEW YORK P Toved For Release 2003/12/02: CIA-RDP75-00001 R Circ.: e. 408,150 S. 271,019 Front Edit Other Page Page Page Federal Jury Pushing Quiz of Galindez Cage >pecial to the,New York Post I Washington; May 14-A federal; grand jury ''todaiy, continued to dig into= the Galindez case after, indicting an' ex-FBI man, on charges of acting for the Domin- ican Republic without registering as a foreign agent, Named in the indictment was! John Joseph Frank, 42, a Wash- ington attorney who worked for the FBI from 1941 to 1949 and, later was employed by the super-; secret ;ag Agen-; cyy before'Te r nng to private prat tine. Frank, "also known as John Kane;" was an unregistered Do- minican agent from about May, 1954, to the present, according to the four-count indictment: It was reported that the indict- rent was- only the first result of the grand jury's investigation of activities in this country . by , agents of the Dominican dictator, ! Rafael Trujillo. The grand jury investigation .was prompted by the mysterious . disappearances of Dr. Jesus de Galindez, -a Columbia University instructor and bitter fog of Tru- jillo, and Gerald Murphy, an American flier. G a l i n d e z vanished in New York City in March,. 1956. It has been charged by his friends that he was murdered or ' kidnaped and taken to the Dominican Re-1 public by Trujillo supporters. Later in the year Murphy, who had been employed by a Domini- can air line, dropped out of sight in that country after telling his friends that. he had flown a "sick" ! man he believed to be -Galindez from New York to the Domini- can Republic. The U. "S. State Dept. has rejected the Dominican explanation of Murphy'.s disap-, pearance. STAT Approved For Release 2003/12/02 : CIA-RDP75-00001 R000300200018-4