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Latest Bronfman filing may have had second purpose: to intimidate victims and potential witnesses

As if the latest filing by Clare Bronfman’s attorneys wasn’t embarrassing enough, with its whiny plea that the financier and second-in-command of the NXIVM sex-slaver cult be allowed to interact freely with members and former members of the cult, further analysis of the document indicates that it may have also been intended to send a message to a group of victims who could end up testifying against Clare and her cronies.

Why else would Clare’s attorneys have exposed the existence of this group of victims and their attorneys when even the presiding judge, Nicholas G. Garaufis, has sought to keep them out of the proceeding?

After making their arguments as to why they believe the “no contact provision” of Clare’s bail conditions should be rescinded, her lawyers, without any explanation or transition, suddenly attacked an “…August 21, 2018 letter submitted to the Court by Neil Glazer purportedly on behalf of several anonymous former NXIVM members who claim to have been ‘terrorized’ by litigation financed by Ms. Bronfman”.

What’s particularly bizarre about this attack is the fact that, as noted by Bronfman’s attorneys, the court had already declined to even consider the aforementioned letter in an earlier proceeding.

So, why did Clare’s attorneys choose to bring up the letter at all – and why did they do so now?

Is it because they want to know exactly which victims/potential witnesses are being represented by Glazer so they can figure out how best to deal with them?

“The individuals whom Ms. Bronfman has supposedly targeted can easily apply to the Court or the government for specific protection if they feel it necessary. And those who wish to remain anonymous will presumably report whatever Ms. Bronfman says to their zealous counsel in the extremely unlikely event that Ms. Bronfman contacts them. (Again, if they do not want further contact, they can simply say so, and she will desist.)”

See, how easy it is? All these victims have to do is tell Clare that they’re planning to testify against her – and she won’t try to contact them anymore.

Of course, she’ll also have her attorneys and private investigators start doing a detailed analysis of every aspect of each potential witness’ life from the time they were born until now. And those same people may also take a look at whatever collateral the victims/potential witnesses provided to their slave masters while they were part of DOS.

As described in his August 21st letter to the court (SEE FULL COPY HERE)  – which, incidentally, is still not part of the official court record of the current proceeding – Neil Glazer indicated that his law firm represents “…numerous individuals who were victims of and/or witnesses concerning crimes charged in the Superseding Indictment in the above-referenced criminal proceeding before this Court, as well as others who were – and in some instances still are – victims and/or witnesses to crimes not yet charged and other wrongdoing by members of the conspiracies described in filings by the United States in this matter”.

Let that sink in for a second: Numerous victims of the insidious NXIVM cult have indicated that they are willing to testify about the cult-related crimes that have already been charged and about still other crimes that may be charged in the future.

Glazer goes on to note several of the things that Clare and her cohorts have already done to intimidate and punish his clients. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

“Several of our clients are currently facing completely baseless criminal charges in Mexico instigated by Ms. Bronfman and her co-defendant Raniere and persons acting on their behalf”.

“In or around June 2017, Ms. Bronfman made false statements to the Vancouver, Canada police department in order to initiate a criminal investigation of two of our clients who had been severely traumatized by horrific acts by NXIVM on them in Albany, NY”.

“In earlier episodes, Ms. Bronfman has (among other things) (i) perjured herself in a civil proceeding; (ii) made false statements to local law enforcement and/or directed the falsification of evidence in order to instigate a baseless criminal investigation; (iii) directed the falsification or destruction of evidence in another civil proceeding; and (iv) directed, participated and financed the prosecution of numerous completely meritless legal proceedings aimed at punishing critics and silencing witnesses, going to extreme lengths such as interfering in bankruptcy proceedings to attempt to prevent the discharge of persons who would not have filed for bankruptcy but for the fact that defending against Bronfman and Raniere’s reign of vexatious litigation terror had impoverished them”.

“Current and former members of the NXIVM community assisted Ms. Bronfman and Mr. Raniere, perjuring themselves, falsifying and destroying evidence, maintaining ‘enemies’ lists, directing private investigators who, at times, crossed ethical and perhaps legal boundaries, attempting to unlawfully procure the financial and banking records of federal judges, and orchestrating campaigns to utterly terrorize witnesses in order to drive them deep into hiding and to stay underground”.

As usual, there is no way of knowing how Judge Garaufis will rule on the latest motion that has been filed by Clare Bronfman’s attorneys. One can only hope, however, that under no circumstances will he require victims to identify themselves as potential witnesses against the Raniere-Bronfman criminal enterprise because it could expose them to Clare’s well-known intimidation tactics, and give her a strategic advantage that the rules governing the current criminal proceeding don’t allow her to have.

As was suggested yesterday, if Clare is truly in need of “expressive associations” and “intimate associations”, Judge Garaufis should consider rescinding her bail – and having her spend her pre-trial time at the Metropolitan Detention Center. Alternatively, he could just have her spend weekends there – which would still leave her plenty of time for her weekly visits to her gym, her grocery store, and her synagogue or church.





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  • NXIVM’S legal team will do about anything to keep their Cash Cows paying. Even writing the court ridiculous demands that no attorney firm would consider doing on their own.

    It’s only because of the direction of Rainere and or Clare Bronfman that come up with such outlandish ideas to present to the court. Their attorneys must do what they demand or they will be fired.

    The NXIVM Criminal Enterprise (NCE) is lead by Rainier and funded by Clare Bronfman,. Clare also fulfilled any of her Master wishes regardless of what side of the legal line it fell on.

    For decades NCE (Notice the I is missing from NEC), used their own inside legal team to cook up “how to lie to the courts”. Most of NXIVM’S law firms has been willing do about anything to keep their cash cows paying.

    The NXIVM Criminal Enterprise (NCE) is lead by Rainier and funded by Clare Bronfman,. Clare also fulfilled any of her Master wishes regardless of what side of the legal line it fell on.

    For decades NCE (unlike NICE), used the legal team of O’Connell and Aronowitz in Albany NY.

    Stephen R. Coffey a shareholder and Pamela A. Nichols Shareholder and a Managing Partner at O’Connell & Aronowitz were part of NCE team of bullies and terrorizers.

    Both Coffey and Nichols walked the fine line of what is legal behavior for attorneys to do for their clients.

    It’s unknown who dropped who after years of working together but Coffey/Nichols team no longer represents anyone from NXIVM.

    Shortly after NCE’s failed attempts to bring civil and criminal charges for computer trespassing blew up in NXIVM’S face did Stephen R. Coffey, Pamela A. Nichols and O’Connell & Aronowitz and NCE break up.

    There have been things exposed that point to some questionable hanky panky happening with NXIVM’S Criminal Enterprise and Coffey and Nichols.

    Law firms love NXIVM legal issues. They hear the Moo of the Bronfman Cash Cow $$$ coming their way. Clare (and Sara) have been NXIVM’S Cash Cows for all the false allegations made against ExNX members. For decades they have filed false claims and have terrorized people.

    Keith Raniere has been a successful Framer when dealing with his cows. His crop is rich with legal cases paid for by the Bronfman sisters. Raniere has also been good at destroying, losing/wasting hundreds of millions of the Bronfman sisters grandfather and fathers fortune.

    Raniere has not been successful at winning NVE legal cases but his focus is not winning, it’s terrorism through litigation.

  • Oh look,
    This anon and his friends have been posting here all along. Sometimes they try to be more noticeable, and sometimes they pretend to have other points of view.

    This is the type of stuff they believe in:
    @eurorabbit on Twitter

  • It’s a shame because Frank set up a good blog. He offers a lot of great trustworthy information, and offered help to those trying to choose a better life for themselves. Until I got I’ll around the time this case hit the news I’ve tried to get involved . When I see things like this happening in modern America it shocked me. I got over involved and have realized not only are my opinions useless but when you start getting attacked by strangers and I realize I put myself here, and the infighting of some seemingly smart people , back to being verbally attacked it’s just plain unhealthy, to engage with troubled people. I’m going to grow up and pull out.

    • Don’t despair Heather. They want you to pull out. They want you to give up. Don’t let people control you, your words, your actions, your behaviours or beliefs. Are you surprised that the most intolerant humans on Earth, Muslims and left wingers dominate the world’s terrorism statistics? The establishment relies on liberalism, feminism, homos, trannies, PC outrage culture, importing Africans, Muslims, Mexicans and others etc to destabilise the west so they can have full control. People are sick of it. Look at the backlash: Trump, Brexit, far right government in Austria, anti-EU coalition in Italy, anti-immigrant Hungary, rise of the far right in Germany, the massive far right gains in the Swedish election etc. The more they censor, deplatform critics and display more dictatorship behaviour, the more people wake up. Don’t back down to them. Tell them all to FUCK OFF.

        • Kill yourself you cancer. You liberals are such brainwashed self loathing cunts. Everything I said is correct. Divide and conquer based on identity politics is the liberal weapon of choise. You demented cunts love anything degenerate and perverted. Every thing you attach yourselves to from feminism to “Black Lives Matters” can be easily debunked with facts and statistics. You brain dead cunts who actually believe in “transgender” have the audacity to call us “conspiracy theorists” for not going along with your bullshit. Do you actually believe the bullshit pretentious virtue signalling of the Democrat party? Do you really think they care about all the shit they say? Is it really a “conspiracy theory” to say they pander to literally anyone that is not a “straight white male” not in a wheelchair for votes/control? You really think they give two shits about illegal Mexicans? They want illegals to come over because they are not white and would always vote Democrat/against whites. Are you so dumb that you deny that? You are just a complacent weak brain dead moron. You are a modern social construct. We are just normal.

      • LOL. How the hell are Muslims grouped in with liberals? The majority of Muslims are more conservative than the most conservative Christians. They may be “intolerant”, but everyone is “intolerant” of something. The usage of this word has become so banal it practically means nothing. The left is intolerant of the right’s views and vice versa. Muslims in general don’t *promote* feminism (well at least forms that go beyond equal rights, opportunity, and pay), homosexuality, transgenderism, etc., as lifestyles since the religion itself conforms to Natural Law Moral Theory just like conservative Christianity although many Muslims in the West allow for their *acceptance* in a secular society because of secularism’s own principles and metaphysics based on consent, so I find this idea of a projected symbiotic relationship between liberalism and Islam as very dubious.

        • It is absolutely impossible to be a liberal and be pro Islam. You said it yourself, muslims are “conservative”. Liberals love Islam because it is not Christianity, a religion adopted by Europeans, who liberals hate. Liberals range from hating men, whites, the nuclear family, etc, to simply seeing those things in a negative light. Yet, they are pro-Islam, who support traditional male/female roles, nuclear family, “patriarchy”, anti-gay etc. Do you see why white “conservatives” (non-brainwashed people) are angry at that? Feminism turned women against men, deliberately. They pander to illegal immigrants while attacking white male citizens for simply being white males. They are obsessed with gays. Most of those at “pride” events are probably not even gay. They just want to feel included. Do you acknowledge liberals virtue signal? Collective groupthink bullshit. I don’t want to live under liberalism or Sharia law. And no, I am not a Nazi or any other title critics are slandered with.

          • None of this was my point with respect to my response to what you said. Liberalism – if there is such an overarching designation that subsumes a set of beliefs – doesn’t “love” or “accept” Islam’s views. It merely accepts a Muslim’s right to practice their faith based on the metaphysics of consent which it effectively holds “sacred”. Conservative religions are more rigorous than mere consent in determining their value system, e.g., using Natural Law Morality and the concept of Revelation.

            And there is no one interpretation of Sharia law. There never has been.

          • You are afraid of everyone and everything that doesn’t completely fit your set of beliefs. You, and those like you, attack everyone else, and then you pretend that you – white, straight males – are the “victims” because you are white, straight males .
            Can you explain WHAT you believe are the victim of? Can you explain what crime has been comitted against you?

  • “To Me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.”

  • Which earlier court proceeding declined to mention this letter? The letter was written August 21st , I think. I would assume these former NXIVM members only recently decided to hire this attorney, so Frank must be talking about a very recent court proceeding.

    • Neal Glaser is mentioned in CAPTIVE,as as one of the attorneys Catherine Oxenberg hired for the cause (page 244 of the print edition and in the acknowledgments). This means it would have been sometime last fall that he joined the battle. I could be wrong but I believe he may be the attorney representing the DOS survivors.

  • ‘the court had already declined to even consider the aforementioned letter in an earlier proceeding.’ Why did they refuse to consider it?

        • Since you have very little first hand knowledge of the people and events involved, and most of what you know you comes from the understandably biased Frank Report, you should really begin your comments with “In my opinion” or “My opinion is” as in “My opinion is that Sara Bronfman will never return to the United States.” You knew nothing about us 10 months ago. Your perverse attraction to Allison is the only thing that brought you here.

      • Pea – I don’t agree with you on your point about her “inside beauty” but appreciate your notion that what she looks like on the outside is completely irrelevant. We define ourselves by what we say and do – not by what we look like. Outside beauty gets us in the door andand gi us an edge but is not what anything meaningful is made of.

  • The wording in Clare’s attorney’s motion that Clare will not contact anyone who “EXPRESSES” that she (or he) does not want to be contacted popped out at me when I read it.

    Thank you for catching this and explaining its meaning.

    I, hereby, “express” that Clare Bronfman nor any of her paid or unpaid agents may NOT contact me, put me under investigation, attempt to obtain “collateral” or nude photos of me directly or through my acquaintances or friends, stalk or follow me, falsely or anonymously accuse me of any crime or offense, harass me by downloading pics or malware on my tech devices, monitor my internet activities, threaten, bribe, compromise or attempt to “reach out” to me herself or through her agents in any way.

    I shall not be held responsible for any reports, charges or orders brought against Clare or any of her agents or associates for any unlawful or damaging activities they have and intend to continue to perpetrate on me or any other victims of the NXIVM, Bronfman/Raniere crime syndicates.

      • This post implicitly explains the reason I and, I suspect, other NXIVM victims or “insiders” do not use their real names. Clare & co. are obviously anxious to hone their “hit list” to potential witnesses or those most likely and capable of exposing the truth about them. They expect to trick the court into handing our heads over to them on a silver platter.

        Funny thing is that NXIVM’s pattern of harassing and bullying it’s potential or perceived “enemies” to silence or discredit them is probably the biggest, single cause of it’s undoing.

        They seem to think with Clare and Emiliano’s powers subduing any detractors they can continuously get away with anything.

    • Thanks for providing an outline Grave Robber, if the judge approves Clare’s motion, it will come in handy for public posting on various witnesses websites – however, I don’t know how much real protection it provides

  • United States v. Raniere, et al., 18-cr-204 (NGG)
    Victim Statement Responding to Defendant Bronfman’s
    Proposed Modification of Bail Conditions

    August 21, 2018

    Dear Judge Garaufis:

    We write, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3771(a), on behalf of our clients, numerous individuals
    who were victims of and/or witnesses concerning crimes charged in the Superseding Indictment
    in the above-referenced criminal proceeding before this Court, as well as others who were – and
    in some instances still are – victims and/or witnesses to crimes not yet charged and other
    wrongdoing by members of the conspiracies described in filings by the United States in this
    matter. Specifically, we write to express the concerns of our clients regarding a proposed
    modification to Defendant Clare Bronfman’s bail conditions set forth in the August 20, 2018
    letter to the Court submitted by Ms. Bronfman’s counsel, Susan Necheles and Kathleen Cassidy.

    This proposed modification would eliminate the current restriction prohibiting Ms. Bronfman
    from having contact with current and former members and persons associated with NXIVM
    except her immediate family (her sister, Sara, and brother-in-law, Igtet Baset, are current
    members, and her mother has participated in NXIVM programs in the past). For the reasons set
    forth below, our clients strongly oppose any such modification.

    First, our clients – which number in the dozens – are former NXIVM members and the
    proposed modification would enable Ms. Bronfman to contact these persons, directly or
    indirectly through other NXIVM-related persons. Our clients have lived in fear of Ms.
    Bronfman, indeed some have been traumatized directly by her actions. Several of our clients are
    currently facing completely baseless criminal charges in Mexico instigated by Ms. Bronfman and
    her co-defendant Raniere and persons acting on their behalf.

    There can be no mistake that these charges are part of a concerted effort to intimidate and silence witnesses, because letters sent to
    our clients from Mexican attorneys representing NXIVM expressly demanded their silence.
    These letters are only the most recent example of Ms. Bronfman’s efforts to abuse the legal
    system in order to intimidate and silence witnesses and/or punish persons who have spoken out
    against NXIVM and Raniere. In or around June 2017, Ms. Bronfman made false statements to
    the Vancouver, Canada police department in order to initiate a criminal investigation of two of
    our clients who had been severely traumatized by horrific acts by NXIVM on them in Albany,
    NY. In earlier episodes, Ms. Bronfman has (among other things) (i) perjured herself in a civil
    proceeding; (ii) made false statements to local law enforcement and/or directed the falsification
    of evidence in order to instigate a baseless criminal investigation; (iii) directed the falsification or
    destruction of evidence in another civil proceeding; and (iv) directed, participated and financed
    the prosecution of numerous completely meritless legal proceedings aimed at punishing critics
    and silencing witnesses, going to extreme lengths such as interfering in bankruptcy proceedings
    to attempt to prevent the discharge of persons who would not have filed for bankruptcy but for
    the fact that defending against Bronfman and Raniere’s reign of vexatious litigation terror had
    impoverished them.

    The direct victims of all of the above are our clients, and the in terrorem effect of this
    possibly unprecedented systematic abuse of the legal system on virtually everyone who has left
    NXIVM over the years, including our clients, cannot be understated. It has been widely reported
    that Ms. Bronfman spent millions, likely tens of millions, pursuing, harassing, intimidating and
    punishing her perceived enemies in what her counsel characterizes as someone merely exercising
    her right to seek recourse from “adverse parties” in legitimate litigation. None of these persons
    were “adverse parties” until Ms. Bronfman, Mr. Raniere and NXIVM by unleashing a stream of
    vexatious litigation and baseless criminal complaints – and in these several dozen proceedings,
    not a single court found a single claim asserted by NXIVM or its associates to have any merit
    whatsoever. Nor were Ms. Bronfman and Mr. Raniere acting alone in these efforts. Current and
    former members of the NXIVM community assisted Ms. Bronfman and Mr. Raniere, perjuring
    themselves, falsifying and destroying evidence, maintaining “enemies” lists, directing private
    investigators who, at times, crossed ethical and perhaps legal boundaries, attempting to
    unlawfully procure the financial and banking records of federal judges, and orchestrating
    campaigns to utterly terrorize witnesses in order to drive them deep into hiding and to stay
    underground.

    Ms. Bronfman stands accused of crimes including acts intended to advance NXIVM’s
    goal of persecuting its perceived “enemies.” But everyone who takes issue with NXIVM and
    Raniere is, to Ms. Bronfman, an enemy, and they are legion. Ms. Bronfman financially
    sponsored human medical experiments conducted on well over one-hundred people, many of
    whom were severely traumatized, some of whom are among our clients. Ms. Bronfman is not to
    be trusted. We have no doubt her counsel are sincere, but we believe them to be poorly
    informed. Even Ms. Bronfman’s representations concerning her assets appear to us to be
    potentially deficient. For years Ms. Bronfman has had a substantial interest in a number of
    California properties and, although ownership appears to have been shuffled around amongst a
    number of LLCs, we believe based upon information we have recently received that Ms.
    Bronfman is still a principal owner of these properties, which likely are worth millions of dollars.
    Our point is simple: there are a significant number of persons, including victims of the
    charged crimes and other crimes perpetrated by the defendants in this proceeding, and witnesses
    thereto, who do not feel safe with even the prospect that Ms. Bronfman will be able to freely
    communicate with NXIVM-affiliated persons. And there is no reasonable restriction that can
    alleviate this completely rational fear. Unfortunate as it is that Ms. Bronfman is cut off from her
    only friends, it was her choice to cut herself off from her larger family and the world at large,
    and for the time being, it is entirely appropriate to keep safeguards in place that, while perhaps
    imposing upon her a finite period of solitude, protect a large number of people to whom she is a
    very real threat.
    We thus respectfully request that the Court reject Ms. Bronfman’s proposed modification
    of this aspect of her bail conditions.

    Very truly yours,
    Neil L. Glazer
    Email: nglazer@kohnswift.com

  • Frank, please create “Shadow’s Corner” and move all anti-ShadowState comments to that page.

    Prevent the stalkers from ruining this thread along with every other thread. They aren’t here yet, but you can be sure they will be as soon as SS posts something.

    Do it NOW!

    • I agree! They really are crazy. Any time he writes anything, they come out in force. I have no doubt they are NXIVM supporters or even Allison’s mom and their ilk. I think Shadowstate is smart and his posts and comments are most informative. If you try and jump in and tell the trolls off, then you just get accused of being him which is ridiculous.

          • fuck off shadowperv. How many names are you going to post under. Frank has already disciplined your filthy ass once. Leave and all will be well.

          • Because it’s annoying. Your trolls just about destroyed the comment section before, but I felt less sorry for you because, although clearly smart, you’re basically just mean and rude to everybody. Shadowstate is never rude to other (real) posters and only gives informative information relating to the topic at hand.

          • Response to Scott Johnson;
            “If Shadow doesn’t want to respond to others about his love for Mack, ”
            # 1) I hate the hypocrisy of a person who preaches female empowerment and then proceeds to torture and enslave women.

            #2) Scott, you fail to appreciate that Allison Mack is the keystone of the entire NXIVM defense.
            a.) Mack is an actress skilled in using emotion and charisma in manipulating people.
            b.) Mack has stated the NXIVM defense as claiming that everything was done by consenting adults.
            If she can sell that lie to a gullible jury, the sex charges evaporate.

            In order for the prosecution to win they must demonstrate that Mack is as corrupt and evil as Raniere and Clare.

            NXIVM must be sold as a criminal conspiracy run by the Unholy Trinity of
            Keith Clare and Allison.

            Why is the holding company that owns Wakaya Island in the Fijis titled ACK Waykaya?
            Allison Clare and Keith Wakaya.

            “ACK Wakaya is Clare’s company. One reader wondered if ACK stood for Allison Clare and Keith, and, if so, then were Allison and Clare perhaps planning to be Keith’s Pam Cafritz and Mariana Fernandez in beautiful Wakaya one day.
            Pam, Keith and Mariana lived menage a trois for years – even sharing the same bedroom.
            Fancy Allison waking up alongside Clare every morning with their Vanguard in a Pacific Paradise.
            But the best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley.”
            https://frankreport.com/2018/08/26/court-filings-update-on-bronfman-raniere-case-new-filing-suggest-sara-bronfman-and-emiliano-salinas-might-yet-see-justice/
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          • Shadow, that made zero sense to me. You should push back directly every single time someone mentions that you were in love with Mack, but when she rejected you, then you changed from love to hate (assuming that is accurate). If Frank wants to be consistent, he should remove every single “Shadow loves Mack” comment on the website. If you would like to explain yourself on my weekly radio show, you are welcome to do so.

      • I agree with you, Shelby. I scroll a lot of his posts when they get repetitive, but Shadow is not rude to real posters unlike the people who are obsessed with stalking him.

        • My only criticism about Shadowstate’s comments is that they are extremely repetitive. Said another way, he says the same things over and over again, in every thread (as if the readers might have missed it, the first 100 times he posted it).

          Allison Mack is not as important as Shadow believes, in my opinion. She was the “right hand man”, and ‘knows where all the bodies are buried’, but she was hardly the brains or the money behind NXIVM, and does not deserve the credit Shadow gives her. The phrase “Useful idiot” fits her better.

          Just a gullible ditz of a woman, who was doing horrible things to keep KR and CB happy.

          • Yep. However there is certainly something mentally off with shadow perv and his butt buddy Scottie. Of that there can be no doubt.

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