Daily Dispatches

Operation Goldcrest begins in Belgium


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 5, 2001

Some of you may be attending the Prospectors and
Developers Convention in Toronto that begins on March
12. If so, I look forward to meeting you.

On Tuesday evening GATA will be hosting a hospitality
suite from 7 p.m. to midnight. Please join us at the Royal
York Hotel, Suite 9175. GATA is very grateful to Canadian

A South African appeals to the U.S. treasury secretary


12:53p ET Tuesday, March 6, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gordon H.S. Bamford, a member of South Africans
for a Free Gold Market, GATA's affiliate in
that country, has written a masterful open letter
to U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill. Gordon
has shown us all how this work is to be done. We
hope that many others in South Africa and around
the world follow his example.

We also hope that South Africans will bring

A letter from the White House, and a big gun enlists in South Africa


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 4, 2001

The cabal is trying to snuff out another gold rally.

We know that the Bank for International
Settlements once again has mobilized gold for
lending purposes to bomb the gold market as it
reacts to the tightening supply of physical gold. In
doing so, the BIS has made a statement to the poor
African gold-producing countries that their economies

GATA plans Africa gold conference in Durban in May


By Bob Chapman
The International Forecaster
(posted at www.LeMetropoleCafe.com)
March 3, 2001

One of our operatives in South Africa acquired the
following communication at great risk, and the
contents were so explosive he felt he had to pass it on
to us for publication. As most of you know, I lived in
southern Africa for three years and have never let our
line there fall into disuse.

Toronto mining conference to hear from GATA


By Bill Murphy
March 5, 2001

To say the least, I was a bit surprised to see a letter from
The White House today when I picked up my mail. The
correspondence read:

* * *

February 28, 2001

Dear Mr. Murphy:

Thank you for your letter. I apologize for the delay in my
response. I hope you understand how tremendously busy
I've been over the past several weeks.

AngloGold warned against pursuing Gold Fields


10:30a ET Friday, March 2, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's publicist in South Africa, Rhoda Fowler of
Media-Link in Durban, has done a marvelous job
advancing our cause there. I thought you might like
to see her latest report:

* * *

Dear Bill:

We have had a call from President Mbeki's office saying
that they wish to be kept informed.

Also, we had a call from Joe Molefe, who is a top black

South African president''s office interested in GATA


March 1, 2001

To: Ms. Haruko Fukuda
Chief Executive Officer
World Gold Council
45 Pall Mall
London SW1Y 5JG
United Kingdom

Dear Ms. Fukuda:

Last Friday there was an article in The Wall Street
Journal by Neil Behrmann titled, "World Gold Council
Hopes to End Gold Price's 20-Year Bear Market."

The article mentions Reginald Howe's complaint filed

An open letter faxed today to the World Gold Council''s CEO


7:25p ET Thursday, March 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The attached press release was issued by the World Gold
Council this week to promote gold ownership. While it
at least acknowledges gold as a financial asset --
something approaching money -- and doesn't prattle
about jewelery, there's not a word about the huge short
position in gold or the explosion in the U.S. money
supply and gold derivatives at bullion banks or

To cut lease rate, BIS dumps gold, but ex-Fed governor pumps it


9:17p ET Tuesday, February

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Below is GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's special "Midas"
commentary tonight for his subscribers at

Note particularly its quotation of commentary that was
distributed today by Prudential Securities. The Prudential
commentary focuses on ... GATA.

While it seems not to want to believe it, Prudential

Mining Web article focuses on Bank of England


1a ET Thursday, March 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's an excellent article about the clues
in the gold market at www.minesite.com. You
can find it here:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

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