Raniere Buys FBI Tampering Ads Made to Appear as Articles in News Media

It appears Keith Raniere purchased space in several online media outlets to take his FBI-tampering claims to the public.

The Miami New Times, the Mercury News, and the East Bay Times have published “sponsored posts” with a pro-Raniere story.

A sponsored post or advertorial is an advertisement that appears on a news website as if it is a news article with a headline and feature photo.

News outlets generally disclose it is paid, and disclaim they did not create the content. Unlike political ads, the news outlets do not disclose the name of the purchaser.

For instance:

  • ‘Paid advertisement. Miami New Times does not sell, evaluate, or endorse products or services advertised.’
  • ‘The news and editorial staff of the Bay Area News Group had no role in this post’s preparation.’

The stories are different in each publication.

The Miami New Times advertorial


NXIVM founder Keith Raniere claims the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is trying to “silence” him for going public with his evidence tampering claim against the FBI in his 2019 conviction.

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Raniere is a high-profile inmate serving 120 years for racketeering, fraud, and sex trafficking crimes. He claims he has suffered retaliatory actions at a Federal Bureau of Prisons facility in Tucson since the day after documents were filed suggesting FBI personnel tampered with key evidence admitted at his trial: photographs on a hard drive and camera card used to convict him of the heinous charges of possession of child pornography and sexual exploitation of a child, all for the alleged taking 22 photos of a fifteen-year-old in 2005.

Reports of three computer forensics experts, including a former FBI special agent and examiner were filed, demonstrating photo dates were altered and photos were planted on a hard drive that the government claimed belonged to Raniere. Photo dates were how the government argued the photos were contraband. Experts also found that the camera card had been modified while in FBI custody.

Raniere’s evidence-tampering claim is in a Rule 33 motion before the U.S. District Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis, who will not decide on it until after the 2nd Circuit rules the appeal, classifying the alleged government crime as not a “substantial” issue.

However, Raniere’s attorney Joseph Tully claims the “level of government malfeasance is extreme” in Raniere’s case – in the form of the planting of alleged contraband photos with manipulated dates and perjury. Those claims have now elicited several retaliatory responses from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), including solitary confinement, loss of phone privileges with defense attorneys, and the latest being his possible transfer from United States Penitentiary, Tucson (USP Tucson).

Raniere, 62, wrote in new court documents that an impending transfer from the USP Tucson would leave him vulnerable to security risks and put his life in danger. “Because of the high profile nature of my case, and the nature of my crimes of conviction, I believe this transfer will expose me to the likelihood of being assaulted or killed by other prisoners,” Raniere said in an affidavit filed in court.

Raniere’s attorneys have asked a federal judge in Arizona for a temporary restraining order blocking the transfer of their client from USP Tucson.

The BOP said it could not give any comment regarding the transfer of inmates due to security and privacy reasons. But attorneys claimed their client was told the reason he was being shipped out of the prison was that he receives “too many legal calls and visits.”

An earlier lawsuit filed in May in the U.S. District Court of Arizona by Tucson-based attorney Stacy Scheff alleges USP-Tucson prison officials engaged in unlawful interference with Raniere’s First Amendment right of access to the courts. The lawsuit also alleged prison officials engaged in retaliatory action by scrubbing or deleting several people from Raniere’s list of approved callers and visitors.

And more recently, prison officials barred Raniere from calling Battlestar Galactica actress Nicki Clyne, claiming he had abused his phone privileges, according to documents filed in court.

In his affidavit accusing BOP of retaliation, Raniere described in detail being locked up in solitary confinement in a restrictive part of USP Tucson called the Special Housing Unit, or the SHU. He claimed, “the room was contaminated with feces.” And that “the odor was overpowering and nauseating.”

 The Mercury News advertorial comes with this photo:


The Court of Appeals overlooks damning evidence of FBI corruption in the Keith Raniere case

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The story reads:

Second Circuit Judge Jose Cabranes denied a request to stay the appeal of NXIVM founder Keith Raniere despite new forensic evidence showing FBI corruption. The stay would have kicked the case back to the district court, presided over by Clinton-appointed Judge Nicholas Garaufis.

It has been five months since this damning evidence was filed, yet the appellate court’s refusal to grant a stay means that no ruling has been made. The government has not offered any proof to deny the allegations of malfeasance or filed any substantive response in court.

The basis of the request was the unanimous findings of three forensic experts that the photographic evidence used to convict Raniere of child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor had been “manufactured and planted” in an attempt to “frame” Raniere for these heinous charges.

The forensic experts, led by Dr. J. Richard Kiper, a former FBI Special Agent, Computer Forensic Examiner, and FBI Instructor, discovered that certain key evidence used against Raniere had been “manipulated and planted” — and that the “analysis demonstrates that some of these alterations definitely took place while the devices were in the custody of the FBI.”

The team of forensic experts has since expanded to six experts, including three former FBI examiners. They all claimed to have never seen government tampering before the case of US vs Raniere. “In my 20 years as an FBI agent, I have never observed or claimed that an FBI employee tampered with evidence, digital or otherwise”, Dr. Kiper stated in his report. “But in this case, I strongly believe the multiple, intentional alterations to the digital information I have discovered constitute evidence manipulation.”

The central charge in the case, before the government superseded eleven months later with a child porn charge, was sex trafficking, based on a single witness. Until the superseding indictment containing the child porn charges, it is believed that all the co-defendants in the case were planning to go to trial. Harvard Law School professor Ron Sullivan, who is representing a co-defendant, argued new evidence “suggests photo manipulation” by the government. He claimed the manipulated digital evidence — which he said was entered in the “11th hour” — was “so prejudicial” that it resulted in a guilty plea by his client, Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman.

An exhibit in support of the motion asserts that a hard drive and a camera memory card both exhibited “anomalies” when examined by defense experts.

The exhibit says that prosecutors used metadata to convince the jury that Raniere committed the racketeering acts of possession of child pornography and sexual exploitation of a child.  At issue were “22 nude photos found on a backup hard drive” – purportedly of a Dell Dimension that was never found – which depicted the female identified as “Camila” at trial.

After the trial, three top-level digital forensic experts were brought on to analyze the relevant photo evidence central to secure convictions for the racketeering acts of possessing child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor. “All three experts, to their surprise and dismay, found a multitude of anomalies that evidenced that the alleged contraband photos were manufactured and planted”, the exhibit indicates.

The defense said the “level of government malfeasance is extreme,” the goal of which was to link Raniere to the photos and that the dates were intentionally tampered with to make it appear that the subject, “Camila,” was underage at the time the photos were taken.

Because the implication of FBI corruption is significant and weighty – alleged altered evidence was a proverbial linchpin to the entire case – this could overturn the conviction on the basis of outrageous government misconduct, and the defense attorneys are demanding there be an evidentiary hearing for this to be fully investigated, and the responsible parties be held accountable.


The East Bay Times advertorial comes with this generic image:


Keith Raniere’s case appears to be the product of manufactured evidence, according to FBI experts.

By Sponsored Content

The Appellate court has chosen to ignore the evidence-tampering charge against the FBI filed by an attorney for Keith Raniere. If his conviction goes unchallenged, Raniere will spend the remainder of his life in prison.

After the trial, the Raniere defense team recruited three top digital forensic experts to analyze key photo evidence central to secure convictions for the racketeering acts of possessing child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor. “All three experts, to their surprise and dismay, found a multitude of anomalies that evidenced that the alleged contraband photos were manufactured and planted,” the exhibit indicates.

NXIVM founder Raniere is serving a life sentence after the jury found him guilty of a raft of charges, including racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, forced labor conspiracy, sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and attempted sex trafficking.

Keith Raniere is seeking to get his conviction vacated on grounds the FBI allegedly tampered with photos on a hard drive and camera card, including photos of a nude woman known as ‘Camila’ at trial, to make it seem as if she was underage – key evidence against him – and gave false testimony in his 2019 trial.

A team of six highly regarded forensic experts including Dr. J. Richard Kiper, who was a former FBI Special Agent, Computer Forensic Examiner, and Instructor, discovered that certain key evidence used to convict the former NXIVM leader had been “significantly manipulated” and even “planted” — and that the “analysis demonstrates that some of these alterations definitely took place while the devices were in the custody of the FBI.

The guilty as-charged sex cult leader claims the outcome of his original 2019 trial would have been different had jurors been aware of the alleged FBI corruption, especially as his five co-defendants only pleaded guilty after the eleventh-hour, supposedly accidental discovery of the photos.

Attorneys and experts retained by Raniere are arguing the FBI allegedly manipulated  the dates of photographic evidence used to convict their client of child pornography and sexual exploitation charges, to make it appear as if it was taken in 2005 – when she would have been under the legal age to give consent to have her nude photo taken.

There is evidence that computer data related to digital photographs taken of a nude female were materially altered to make it appear that these photographs were taken in 2005,” Raniere’s attorney Joseph Tully wrote in his filings to a federal appellate court. “The government used the year 2005 to establish the female as being under the age of eighteen, making the photographs contraband.”

All of the anomalies all favor the government’s narrative that Camila was underage at the time she started a relationship with Keith Raniere,” Tully continued. “It just leads you to the conclusion that the FBI was engaged in this tampering.

Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz, who is also part of Raniere’s defense, said the team’s allegations against the government are “very credible and serious”. He urged the U.S Department of Justice to live up to its mandate to pursue justice and not merely convictions. He believes the right thing to do going forward is for the DOJ to at least agree to an evidentiary hearing on the defense evidence-tampering allegations.

The news and editorial staff of the Bay Area News Group had no role in this post’s preparation.





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  • Hey Keith…..
    Buying up ads? Really. Maybe I’ll post your current location in the Cartel Newspaper subscriptions. Tell them about your ‘tryst’ with underaged Mexican virgins? Enjoy Gen Pop!

  • To Frank & Guest,

    I’ve been enjoying watching the Keith and the Dead Enders piss money out the window on nonsense ads.

  • The Mercury News is a newspaper located in San Jose, California and the East Bay Times is located near Oakland, California.

    Both papers are near Allison Mack’s current home in Dublin, California prison.

    Who purchased these advertorials and why?

  • Raniere and his dead-enders plotted this strategy post-conviction in his NY jail. He even specified hiring Dershowitz for this imagined publicity blitz

    It’s sad, really. They have delusions of raising some sort of public outcry at the “injustice” he suffered. Some sort of grassroots movement to free his guilty ass.

    As if the public will rise up in support of this loathsome exploiter of women. That’s how disconnected these fools are from reality.

    Of course, what else is a cult loyalist going to do, when the cult implodes and the cult leader is proven guilty of multiple felonies? Admit they were wrong? Nah. They deny reality of course.

    If the cult leader is convicted, OF COURSE that proves the entire system is wrong. What else?

    Moving ahead to when Raniere’s silly appeal is denied and there’s no investigation of their imaginary FBI malfeasance, what do you suppose their next move will be? Will they finally return to Earth and accept reality? Of course not.

    They’ll keep screeching and Raniere will keep on whining about how the whole system is broken. Rinse and repeat.

    The only thing that’s broken is their brains.

  • Raniere might be a chomo rapist asshole. But that doesn’t mean that due process goes out the window because we don’t like him. If the FBI cheated and we ignore it, how is this any different than institutionalized Kristallnacht?

    • Go to a prison. Interview the prisoners. They’re all innocent. The government always cheated. The vast majority of them are framed. A certain reasonable investigation into claims on each and every prisoners allocations of malfeasance might be justified but at a certain point the trial is long over the appeals are exhausted the examination and the re-examination of any and all allegations have been concluded. And it’s over and Keith gets to do his time for his crimes just like everyone else. Who are all innocent and they were all framed and the government cheated and tampered in all of their cases. It’s actually quite astounding no one in America has actually ever committed a crime. Just ask prisoners. They are all innocent. Every one of them.

  • ‘his case appears to be the result of manufactured evidence”???

    What garbage. KR is where he belongs, in prison.

    I wonder who is paying for these ‘advertorials’ or ‘infomercials’ or whatever they are.

  • Another new content partner article. It is paid content again.

    the village VOICE

    Impending Transfer from USP Tucson “clear retaliation” for continued legal efforts to clear my name, says Keith Raniere
    November 18, 2022

    NXIVM founder Keith Raniere’s evidence-tampering claim is in a motion before U.S. District Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis , who has delayed ruling on it until the appeal has been ruled on. Meanwhile, the damning evidence of government malfeasance contained in the motion has elicited several retaliatory responses from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), the latest being his alleged impending transfer to another prison facility.

    Raniere was convicted of all charges against him in June 2019, in a U.S District Court in New York. The seven counts against him included racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, forced labor conspiracy, sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and attempted sex trafficking. The NXIVM founder was then sentenced to 120 years in prison.

    Since the sentencing, Raniere has been incarcerated within the Federal Bureau of Prisons at the United States Penitentiary in Tucson. Continuing a series of retaliatory moves by the BOP, Raniere is currently housed in the SHU, in “administrative segregation,” for more than 100 days for no apparent reason, he claims.

    “This affidavit will describe and document, circumstances, punishments, and retaliation by BOP staff I have been subjected to in recent months.” Raniere said in a court filing by attorney Stacy Scheff in “support of my allegations against the BOP of retaliation and covering up numerous policy violations.”

    During the week of October 23, 2022, Raniere alleges that during one visitation call with his attorneys, staff at USP Tucson told him they are recommending him for transfer to another BOP facility because he received too many legal visits. That “I am too much for this institution and my unit team and I need to go to a better equipped facility.”

    Ms. Scheff filed a motion to prevent the transfer, writing, “Any transfer to another BOP institution will not only place Mr. Raniere in danger due to his charges and notoriety… Notorious prisoner Whitey Bulger was killed within 12 hours of being transferred to USP Hazelton in West Virginia.”

    Raniere wrote in his affidavit, “Because of the high profile nature of my case, and the nature of my crimes of conviction, I believe this transfer will expose me to the likelihood of being assaulted or killed by other prisoners.”

    Given the circumstances surrounding the threat of transfer – which only came two weeks after a group of respected professionals retained by Raniere, including attorney Alan Dershowitz and three former FBI examiners, held a press conference in support of the evidence tampering claim – Raniere believes there is reasonable cause to assume this move to remove him from the USP Tucson is the latest in a series of “clear retaliation from prison officials for my unpopular crimes of conviction, and my continued legal efforts to clear my name.”

    Raniere’s latest statements were part of a filing by Scheff, who claims that BOP officials are retaliating against her client because he is fighting his convictions. The alleged misconduct claims by attorneys strike at the very core of the evidence underlying some of the most serious criminal convictions entered against Raniere – including for three underlying racketeering acts relating to child pornography, which the prosecution called the “heart” of their case..

    Raniere’s evidence-tampering claims are in a separate motion that will not be addressed until a tribunal decides on his appeal, which is before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan. Plain evidence in the tampering case was established by a team of three digital forensic experts led by Richard Kiper, Ph.D., a highly regarded, retired FBI agent who once served as the unit chief of the digital forensic lab at Quantico.

    Raniere’s appeal pending at the appellate court alleges serious, intentional, and significant constitutional violations and was filed prior to the discovery and filing of the evidence of FBI malfeasance.

    Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting the Village Voice and our advertisers.


  • Susan Dones, MA LMT
    6 h.
    #KeithRaniere buys more ads to look like media outlets are posting about his so-called tamping story
    He must be worried he going to lose his appeal
    Will we all be Thankful on 11/24 or have to wait longer for the 2nd Circuit Courts, to answer

    Susan Dones, MA LMT
    11 h.
    While I was in NXIVM I took an outside training in Stage Hypothesis for fun
    So much of the inner workings of the training had so-called NXIVM tech in it (NLP/Hypnosis)
    #NancySalzman was angry when she found out I took this training
    Why didn’t I come to her first, she said

    18 h.
    reply to @SusanDones @CultVaultPod und 4 weitere Personen
    Here’s Kristin Keeffe’s recollections of attending a Scientology centre with “Alan”.
    I have been told that Hubbard’s materials are available to those who will pay on the black-market; it’s known other Cult leaders (i.e. Quinn) have had them.


    Susan Dones, MA LMT
    18. Nov.
    Both #NancySalzman & #KeithRaniere required every Student at every class to read there are no Ultimate Victims so I won’the one as part of their mission
    Then used as a weapon against us
    Both are playing Ultimate Victims now
    Hypocrisy in the highest

    Susan Dones, MA LMT
    17. Nov.
    There has been a lot of speculation about the #Raniere media stories & why certain media outlets would be interested in his case
    We’re they being paid for by Clare #Bronfman’s money to bring attention to the unexpected, unsavy person
    The true final came out
    It always does

    Susan Dones, MA LMT
    18. Nov.
    reply to
    As long as Clare Bronfman continues to give him $ & he has people following him doing the leg work to buy these stories, this will continue
    We can expose him as the criminal he is to educate those who might buy his BS

  • For a genius, he sure is a moron. Or more likely the pedo lovers that support him are morons. This is the kind of stuff you do before a trial, in the city where the trial is being held in the hope that some information of value to your defense sticks with potential jurors.

    This late into the game, he has an audience of at most two or so judges deciding his appeals. Judges in New York, not Florida and California. They literally would not see these because what do they care about local news in those two states.

    Sure some right wingers will eat this shit it up and repeat it as gospel cause that is what they do but so what? Really what does this accomplish? They could pay for Russia to use their extension social engineering network to spark worldwide protests demanding Raniere’s release and doesn’t mean a thing until a judge does something. By design the system is setup for them to not give a flying f- what the public thinks. For a “genius”, he should know this.

    Bronfmans’ want to waste their money, more power to them but would think they would have access to experts to tell them how stupid this is.

  • I really think they should have stuck to the “one name good, two names bad” argument. I was sure that was going to work.

  • “After the trial, three top-level digital forensic experts were brought on to analyze the relevant photo evidence…All three experts, to their surprise and dismay, found a multitude of anomalies”

    This is hilarious, you couldn’t make it up. Nothing about these “top level digital forensic experts” being paid for their ‘findings’ by you know who. It’s as if they were completely independent and brought on by the DOJ itself. “Shock horror!” they exclaimed, “there are many serious anomalies here”, before bursting into tears at the injustice of it all.

    The only mainstream media outlet so far picking up on this story internationally seems to be the Daily Mail, and even then just for the salacious angle on it. For those not in the know, the Daily Mail has always had a reputation as a tabloid rag, not to be taken seriously by anyone with more than half a brain cell. Unfortunately, it was one of the main papers fervently supporting Brexit, which just over half the British electorate voted for, proving that each and everyone of them either had less than half a brain cell, or else were using less than half a brain cell when they voted for it.

    So the question is why no serious media organisation has picked up on a story which ostensibly should concern everyone. They seem to have treated this story with the same disdain as the orange ape’s claims the FBI tampered with documents at Mar-a-Lago. It’s been many months now since it broke. Not so much as the flicker of an eyebrow has been raised by anyone outside of Bromfman’s pay roll. Outside of the Frank Report, there are just no serious discussions about it anywhere except Nicki Clyne’s Twitter page, which thanks to Elon Musk should be going off line soon. Three cheers for free speech!

    The answer I suspect is that the people that matter see it for what it is: a last ditch attempt by a psychopathic narcissist to escape justice. The chances of that happening are about the same as another psychopathic narcissistic we all know. Watch this space.

  • This all reeks of flat out desperation. I think very few people seriously read any sponsored infotainment and that they recognize it for what it is: paid fluff

    The time to put on a defense was at trial not after the fact as Vangone and Co seem to be continually doing; would love to understand the rationale of why they didn’t create a flurry of reasonable doubt with the jury at trial.

    The Colorado Supermax should put an end to all of this after verdict defense and frivolous lawsuits as it’s going to be incredibly hard to spend Bronfman money from those accommodations (although I don’t think any person should be subjected to those conditions yet it’s inevitably where I think we all agree Raniere will end up).

    It’s difficult to muster up any sympathy for Keith given all of the lives he is responsible for destroying (and given he takes no accountability for even his most benign of offenses) His entire focus is the FBI lied or cheated and that’s not fair! Boo hoo 😢

    Never mind the fact that he lied plenty to take the personal liberty of others: Mack, Bronfman, Salzman, Tighe (current or former guests of Club Fed) Cami (locked in her room for 2 years) etc

    Finally, while he’s whined a whole lot about how unfair his sentence is and seems to have spent a small fortune of Clare’s money to shout it from the rooftops and prove otherwise to anyone who will listen but he’s never once publicly defended any of his co-conspirators/defendants or the dead enders which demonstrates what a despicable, self centered and pathetic little man he is and apparently always will be.

    • Raniere is a despicable human being, but the FBI cheating and lying is a violation of all law and procedural process. Why bother to have a trial if it’s not going to abide by due process? It’s clear FBI protocols were not followed, evidence was lost, misplaced, and mislabeled–that’s cause for concern. The reports indicate there was tampering with the photos. Why is the government working so hard to isolate him in the SHU and ignore reputable reports from highly credentialed former FBI agents? At least give fair consideration.

      Abuse of power by our own government will do more harm than good and leaves all of us vulnerable.

      • So much deadender whining based on nothing but their imaginations and their own bought and paid for “experts”.

        Boohoo. The FBI cheated. The prosecution cheated. Let us repeat this over and over again. Why is no one picking up our fake BS? Boohoo.

        Because your master took those pictures. He knows it. You know it. The jury knew it. And the objective truth knows it.

        • Raniere’s attorney Marc Agnifilo’s objection to the evidence photos was that they were too old to be used as evidence, not that they were tampered with or that they were not taken at the time in question or that Raniere did not have the photos in his possession or even that he did not take the photos.

      • Don’t believe everything you read. Half of what you said isn’t true. KR is a criminal and was convicted by a jury of his peers.

        If the FBI/Gov did bend the rules…which there is absolutely no evidence to prove that, let’s just all agree the end result was a net positive for humanity. They put a pedophile/rapist/manipulator away. Well done!

        There are so many more people in prison who actually don’t belong there who could use some of this attention/publicity. I wonder why these deadenders aren’t trying to help anyone else if they are so concerned with due process/wrongly convicted people. It would be energy better spent.

        My money is KR tops himself in less then 10 years. His Judo skills will keep him safe for a while haha.

        • — I wonder why these deadenders aren’t trying to help anyone else if they are so concerned with due process/wrongly convicted people.

          There’s ZERO reason to wonder. (Obviously I responded with this to answer someone who is actually ignorant, which I doubt you actually are). The deadenders are just as insincere as their grandmaster. Just like the latter would hitch his caboose or ride the the coattails of higher principles and other reform movements to manipulate them for his own selfishness, so do his followers. They really only care about one person getting their imaginarily denied due process. Of course, they’ll pretend like they care about others who have legitimately suffered at the hands of the prison system (like Nicki Fromme does every once in a while on Twitter) with their crocodile tears appeals to pity that they want to fall onto their leader, but everyone who knows anything about NXIVM self-interest knows exactly why they’re doing it.

  • For somebody who has in his “teachings” said for many years that there are no victims he sure plays many victim cards. Merry Christmas and a happy new year to Vanguard in hopefully a new prison.

  • heh heh – the hubris of the “smartest man in the world” and his minions… naturally, all of us mental midgets here couldn’t possibly discern that sponsored content is pretty much synonymous with a sales pitch. I’m certainly not buying what you’re selling, and I doubt the majority of us commonplace IQ folks will buy it either. I also doubt he’s doing himself any favors with the BOP.

  • Meringolo & Associates, P.C.

    John C. Meringolo, Esq.
    John C. Meringolo has had the privilege of careers in law, academia, entertainment, and publishing. In addition to practicing law, he is a professor at Pace Law School where he teaches Trial Advocacy and Federal Criminal Practice Simulation, the latter of which he co-founded in 2013. He also teaches Trial Advocacy at New York Law School.


  • Defiantly tried to tell Frank Report readers it was paid content as soon as the later round of PR began in earnest.

    Paid facebook ads too.

    Frank it’s awesome that you are posting this truth

  • Keith Raniere is really down on his luck. A attorney from his legal team has died. It is attorney John Meringolo who died suddenly unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 15. A cause of death is not known. He lived to be only 48 years old.
    Raniere v. Garland
    Exhibit A — Document #31, Attachment #2
    District Court, D. Arizona
    Docket Number: 4:22-cv-00212

    Page 46-49/58
    Attachment 9

    Legal Call Log
    IM/ Reg. No. 57005-177 Keith Raniere
    Attorney/Number John Meringolo
    Date:02/28/2022, 03/02/2022, 04/26/2022, 05/09/2022, 07/13/2022

    NY Daily News
    Veteran NYC defense lawyer John Meringolo who bested the feds in high-profile cases dead at 48


    • John Meringolo Death. He had one year old twins. How awful for his family. It’s just awful, someone that young with kids. I always used to do deals with the universe. I used to pray that I be spared until my children reach maturity. After that, take me. It’s just awful.

  • Hahahaha…can someone please get a message to KR for me?

    You are never getting out of prison, do not pass go and do not collect $200.

  • Our Justice system is so corrupt- you don’t stand a chance unless you think of creative ways to be heard.

    While many shun Ranieres followers for posting these “articles” what is done by prosecutors is far worse than the American public can imagine.

    Our government is broken. It will s a for profit enterprise and judges align themselves with prosecutors- attorneys collude constantly and due process and constitutional rights are ignored.

    • If you have a ton of Claire’s money you’ve got much better shot in the justice system then all of the very poor people. Don’t hear you complaining about that. Dead Enders are perfectly fine with Keith trying to buy his way out of a life sentence with someone else’s money. you you either care about inequity and the justice system or you don’t. If you do care then you know it is the vast majority of very very poor people who suffer the worst not Keith who has every financial advantage.

  • I can’t blame anyone trying to get the their perspective out to the public. Our media is completely censored. Those in power control bury any opposition.

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