From a Irish mother whose daughter was saved – at the last minute – from the sex slaver cult

Despite the writer’s fulsome praise of me, I am going to publish this letter. If it had been critical of me, I would have been equally prone to publish it.

The background is simple. The lady who wrote it is from Ireland and her then-underage daughter was ensnared in the Cult of NXIVM – and was being groomed for the branding table. The mother came across the Frank Report and it validated all her suspicions and fears. With her husband’s help and, in the final analysis, the good sense of their daughter, she was bale to help her daughter make a blessed escape.  But before that happened, some harrowing, terrifying and possibly illegal things were done to the young woman – by Allison Mack, Sara Bronfman and others.

So, if the mother thanks me a little for sounding the alarm bell through my blog, it is part of her tableau of investigating and writing about such a sinister cult.

The mother of the teen daughter who broke free of the cult wrote the following to me on Vanguard’s birthday – August 26th and she references a post I made that day entitled,  “Warning: Don’t go back to your home; apologize to Carlos Salinas and tell him you’ll stop writing about him”.


From A Mother

I read this post with great sadness. Journalism is not a career for the fainthearted. Should you live in Mexico or Ireland, journalists have paid the ultimate sacrifice.  I recall the words of the late Christopher Reeve when he described what a hero was, “I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” How fitting are those words for you Frank Parlato today.

So, as the 26th of August 2018 comes to an end, let it be first and, in all respects, the last celebration of Vanguard.

I speak personally as someone as far away as Ireland who, on the 26th of August — 2011 — inadvertently got caught up in Vanguard’s momentous birthday.  I shall talk about it soon, but for now I just want this day to be over and I know I am not alone with those sentiments.

Those of you who have been hurt and are still hurting and will go on hurting for some time, please bind together. Let your anger dissipate and use it to change things for the better. Use what happened to you for the greater good, and thank this man, Frank Parlato, for doing exactly what Christopher Reeve described — “being an ordinary individual who has found the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”

Do not let 26th of August ever be your obstacle again.

My sincere gratitude not only to Mr Parlato, but to all of you who have had the strength and the graciousness to appreciate what this man has achieved.

I send you greetings from this side of the pond, here in Ireland. Let the water that divides us be equally the link which may draw us together.

Good night and God bless



Kim Constable, leader of NXIVM-Rainbow Cultural Garden in Ireland, with teen girl recruiter, and alleged sex slaver, Allison Mack.

A Jness Group led by Nancy Salzman and Sara Bronfman – 2016.


The man the women all serve — Keith  Raniere.

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    • AM looks ugly in the picture, as she is. If you look at the shadows behind, it appears a sword is sticking down into the top of her head – a la’ “The Exorcist”. C’mon, Allison – keep showing those teeth and smiling your fake, fake recruiting smile. Ugh.

  • Carlos Salinas has the best solution. Eliminate enemies. One way or the other. I’m not advocating violence but suppose Frank’s mother had had an abortion. Would the world be a better place or worse ? If Judas has never been born? If Adolf Hitler had been hit by lightning when he was a young man — how the world would be better. That’s all I am saying. I do not wish violence on any human being but if fate were to come calling on an evil doer should we lament?
    Keith sits nobly in his cold and dark cell while the evil one writes posts in his sunny room condemning the man who offers light to the world. This injustice nature will not abide. Not for long.

    • Pea Onyu:

      Tell us about how Keith, Claire and Allison were planning on using DOS women to seduce Mexican officials and blackmail their way into control of the Mexican government.
      NXIVM would place Emiliano Salinas in charge of Mexico and NXIVM would be well on its way to controlling North America.
      Also Pea, tell us about NXIVM’s plans to overthrow the Libyan government.

      We know about these plans because Catherine Oxenberg in her book :Captive” mentions them.

      Please Pea tell us the wonderful plans Keith, Claire and Allison had for Mexico.
      Inside the NXIVM Sex Cult’s Secret Plot to Take Over Mexico

    • Pee on you, you are an hypocrite, you say you do not wish violence on any human being but… you are disgusting and pathetic.

    • I still don’t believe you’re a real NXIVM-er, but I have to say: Your comments are revolting. “Carlos Salinas has the best solution. Eliminate enemies.” So you advocate thuggish behavior and wish critics of your chosen one to have been aborted before birth? Yes, my dear, you DO advocate violence – and hate.

      “Keith” is not sitting nobly in his cell. He is whining like a child at his lack of comfort, and is conjuring up medical issues for trips to the clinic. He has never done a noble thing in his life.

  • Still ever so grateful I turned down those repeated, insistent invitations to join Jness. I shudder when I think about it.

  • It’s time to stop treating Allison Pimp Mack with kid gloves.

    Catherine Oxenberg’s book “Captive” makes it clear that Ms. Mack is evil.
    That Ms. Mack sold her soul to the demonic Bronfman sisters and the devilish Ranioere.
    The story of the Clifton Park man who witnessed Mack acting improperly with an 8 year old girl is further evidence of Mack’s depravity.
    Allison Mack is a multinational criminal whose crimes extend into Europe and down to Mexico.
    And it’s not Kristin Kreuk’s fault.

    The Bronfman’s deliberately hired Allison Mack to seduce young women and girls into this sex slave cult.
    And Ms. Mack used her acting talents and charisma to commit horrible crimes.

About the Author

Frank Parlato is an investigative journalist.

His work has been cited in hundreds of news outlets, like The New York Times, The Daily Mail, VICE News, CBS News, Fox News, New York Post, New York Daily News, Oxygen, Rolling Stone, People Magazine, The Sun, The Times of London, CBS Inside Edition, among many others in all five continents.

His work to expose and take down NXIVM is featured in books like “Captive” by Catherine Oxenberg, “Scarred” by Sarah Edmonson, “The Program” by Toni Natalie, and “NXIVM. La Secta Que Sedujo al Poder en México” by Juan Alberto Vasquez.

Parlato has been prominently featured on HBO’s docuseries “The Vow” and was the lead investigator and coordinating producer for Investigation Discovery’s “The Lost Women of NXIVM.” In addition, he was credited in the Starz docuseries 'Seduced' for saving 'slave' women from being branded and escaping the sex-slave cult known as DOS.

Parlato appeared on the Nancy Grace Show, Beyond the Headlines with Gretchen Carlson, Dr. Oz, American Greed, Dateline NBC, and NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, where Parlato conducted the first-ever interview with Keith Raniere after his arrest. This was ironic, as many credit Parlato as one of the primary architects of his arrest and the cratering of the cult he founded.

Parlato is a consulting producer and appears in TNT's The Heiress and the Sex Cult, which premieres on May 22, 2022.

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