Frank Parlato’s work in exposing Nxivm has been reported hundreds of times in the media. Below is a list of publications that have mentioned his work or quoted him as an investigative journalist.
Although many media outlets covered the story, Parlato is widely credited for being the man most responsible for taking the notorious and wealthy Nxivm cult down and bringing their leaders to justice.
Actress Catherine Oxenberg wrote in the acknowledgment of her book, Captive, the names the reporters and producers who helped her in rescuing her daughter from the cult, giving the final and highest praise to Frank Parlato.
“I’m grateful to the members of the media for the relentless coverage given to exposing the atrocities of NXIVM, helping to generate much needed public outrage. Thanks to Barry Meier [NY Times], Liz McNeil [People], Brendon Lyons [Albany Times Union], Megyn Kelly [Today Show], Glenn Ruppel [20-20], Elizabeth Vargas [20-20], Tim Uehlinger [Dateline], Chemene Pelzer [Today Show], John Filimon [Producer], Alicia Powers [Inside Edition], Scott Thompson [Publicist] and many more. And a very special thanks to Frank Parlato: because of your tireless efforts, hundreds defected and escaped the horrors of branding and slavery.” – Catherine Oxenberg
Below is a partial list of articles with their links that mention Frank Parlato and his role in the takedown of the sex slaver Nxivm cult.
Frank Parlato’s work has been cited in the media hundreds of times,
Parlato is credited with breaking the Nxivm branding and blackmail story starting with his June 5, 2017 Branded Slaves and Master Raniere; Sources: Human branding part of Raniere-inspired women’s group.
His series caused a panic in the secretive cult, leading to the exodus of hundreds of members. It also led to the New York Times picking up on his story, crediting Parlato for breaking the story, which in turn led to a federal investigation into Nxivm and to the conviction of its leaders. Here are a few examples of the media acknowledging his work.