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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Philippines Leahy Vetting Request -

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DE RUEHC #1256 3501718
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P R 151712Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHML/AMEMBASSY MANILA PRIORITY 9054
INFO RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 131256

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR PREL PTER SNAR MARR RP
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR PHILIPPINES LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY SESSION

REF: MANILA 2656

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and found that,
as of this date, it possesses no credible information of gross
violations of human rights for the individual identified below. This
individual is a candidate for an FBI National Academy Session, which
starts April 5, 2009 and ends June 12, 2009 in Quantico, Virginia.

2. (U) Candidate:

Allan C. Contado
DOB: April 8, 1972
POB: Eastern Samar, Philippines
Unit: Philippine National Bureau of Investigation, Anti-Graft Division

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individual identified in paragraph 2 above, as of this date. Post
may cite this cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individual listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov,
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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