"Almost three or four months after this happened...a knock came on our door. A gentleman in military uniform was there and spoke a long time with my parents. When he left my mom was crying and my dad was angry. I was told never to mention what we had seen again or I would never see my family again.
Robert B. Willingham. "The reserve unit I belong to, he said everybody flying on that mission don't say one word to any of it. He told me to keep my mouth shut and...[indistinguishable] or there'll be some consequences."
He claimed that he was repeatedly denied his military pension, in his mind, it was because he went public with the UFO crash story.
Jennifer Stevens, an active UFO researcher, suffered a large number of crank calls and had bizarre phone problems that the telephone company could not explain, especially since the number was unlisted. Her husband Peter was approached by a strange-looking man who warned him about his wife's UFO investigations. A sketch was given to UFO researcher John Keel. Tragedy struck and Peter died suddenly and unexpectedly. Mrs. Jennifer Stevens was convinced that her husband's death was somehow linked the the Men-in-Black encounter, and she promptly abandoned UFO research.
"This huge secret is being kept it has to have something to do with the 'off-planet culture,' that I call OPC phenomenon that in fact, it was so real that this man could hardly talk about this big secret and did not because of the threats to his life and probably to the lives of others who worked with him who might or might not have known. But he certainly did." -- Dr. Carol Rosin
Greg Boone. The Poughkeepsie Journal.
"The next day some 'menacing' chaps showed up in our editorial office. I got in trouble for staring back just as menacingly. That night at the local watering hole where I could sit and do sketches after work another big menacing fellow waltzes in with a stack of papers and pictures eight inches high. Slams them on the bar and bellows a threat: 'So! Somebody in here wanted to talk about UFOs?'"
WYVE News Director and UFO witness Danny Gordon. Received countless late night phone calls, some of them threatening. His house was broken into, bogus reporters had visited his home, finally his UFO negatives from the photographs he took had disappeared.
Danny Gordon. I received a phone call at home from a retired military intelligence officer. At first he told me to tape the conversation so he could put the date, and everyone to be aware. I said, why do you want to tape this and he said I want your friends to know if something happens to you that I forewarned you.
Tape recording transcript of actual call:
"What I'm telling you Danny is I've been pursuing this thing for many, many years.. like I say I saw my son die..of leukemia. What I'm telling you is they will try to hit you if they think it's possible for their purposes to keep you from further investigating this thing and most likely it will be done by a skin contact chemical.. in case something comes at the door knob of your car or on the steering wheel, they could also come up with something, do something to your children."
Less than one month after the disturbing phone call Gordon had two surprise visitors posing as reporters at his home, they remained for 45 minutes, one interviewing Danny Gordon, the other roaming through the house snapping photographs. Two weeks later his UFO negatives had disappeared.
Researcher John Ford says that federal agents have threatened at least three witnesses to the incident.
It seems that before-and especially during-my absence, we had been getting numerous phone calls from people who would not identify themselves, but would inquire as to my whereabouts, then abruptly hang up.
D'Amato then told Marcel that he had known of instances where "people have been threatened" about their involvement in Roswell. He asked if Marcel himself had ever been threatened. When told that he had not, D'Amato offered assistance and protection Marcel if such a thing should ever occur.
Carlos de Sousa. He stopped at a restaurant where a man asked him to go out into the car park so that they could talk. Once outside, more men were waiting and started threatening him, they said that the had the files of his life and if he decided to talk about what he had just seen, something bad would happen to him. Carols concluded that they must have been soldiers in civilian dress. He could only feel alone and depressed, as Brazilian people know that when the military make threats, your life, job and family are all in danger. There would be no other way out of it but to obey them.
Up on the road, an army truck waited and military personnel came to assist the firemen in moving the creature to the truck, then put it in a wooden box, cover it with military canvas and left immediately. Both of the above-cited civilians, when confirming the incident, were threatened several times by the police to keep silent and were not allowed to proceed with their declarations. The army truck, it is believed, went to the E.S.A. headquarters, but there is much speculation about the truck stopping at the ‘Humanitas’ Hospital – the best-equipped hospital in the area.
No less mysterious and shocking was the death of Uyrange Holland, who became the subject of heated discussions among researchers and supporters of the matter. On October 2, 1997 Uyrange Holland would have been hanged in the bedroom of his home, located in a condominium in Iguaba, small seaside town of Rio. At the time of suicide, were home to her daughter and a stepdaughter. The colonel who was removed from the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for seven years and less than two months of his death he was granted a bombshell interview with UFO Magazine narrating harrowing details of their sightings and records in the jungle. Recently, access information to ensure that, to kill himself, he would have used a rope and not the belt of a bathrobe, as had been reported earlier. With one end of the rope attached to the neck and once in the head of the bed he would have gone up over the head and jumped in vain, beside his bed.
Written transcript of Ricky Sorrells UFO description on Larry King:
"I started looking at it. There were no bolts, no rivets, no welded seams, it was smooth, it was like a barn gray. It had cones protruding, going up into it, bigger at the bottom, going up to smaller at the top. It took off like this [shows motion with his hand]. It remained flat and took off at a 45 degree angle."
"It took off so fast that if I blinked I would have thought it vanished but I had my eyes on it, and I know it took off flat at a 45 degree angle."
Summary of harassment:
Writer Billy Booth, About.com speculates some group within our government, possibly working outside the auspices of the President, is taking care of business. And their business is the controlling of information.
Witness intimidation: Houseboat Bob or "River Bob", Needles residents.
David Hayes, owner of KTOX Radio in Needles, saw a formation of dark-colored vehicles leave the main road, obviously to clean up the site. He was able to see that the lead vehicle had government plates. He described this vehicle as a large truck with a dome on top of it. Oddly, it had a structure on it that resembled a stealth fighter jet. It can be surmised that this truck contained a control center for the retrieval of any crash debris or artifacts. Several vans followed the lead vehicle, as the convoy drove to their destination.
Hayes got close enough to see some of the occupants of the convoy. He described the men inside as not wearing military uniforms. The one man with whom he was able to make eye contact with was later parked outside of the KTOX station. Naturally, Hayes assumed he was being watched.