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NXIVM Fake News: Luthmann Exposes Bogus Reddit "Reporter"
Is "Incorruptible_BK" - Supporting Pedophiles and Abusers? Luthmann Says YES.
By Richard Luthmann
Hiding behind anonymity is a double-edged sword. You can express yourself, but you don’t “own” the words - in any sense.
Such is the case for a Redditor and Fake Reporter named Incorruptible_BK.
This guy (and I know he’s a guy because I’ve sicced my dogs on him, and he’ll only realize it once he reads this) is a bullshit artist with a Reddit “echo chamber” where he purports to break and discuss news related to Keith Raniere and the NXIVM cult.
One of his problems is that the echo chamber is a six-person deep circle jerk. Usually, no one would care.
The other problem is he’s getting paid to use it to hurt people, particularly vulnerable women and children. And in doing this, anonymity cannot be tolerated.
How is Luthmann Involved?
I had become an expert on some aspects of the NXIVM case, particularly Keith Raniere’s legal issues. I met Keith Raniere while we were housed in federal custody at the Brooklyn MDC in Sunset Park. And we both had the same crooked prosecutrix, Moira Kim Penza (#MeTooMoira), whose sex dungeon-sized slew of prosecutorial misdeeds will soon be exposed, I believe.
Raniere was a nice guy and very charming. But then again, most sociopaths are.
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I can say with some certainty that Incorruptible_BK is not a sociopath. The evidence leads me to believe he is a scorned (would-be) lover.
The evidence also leads me to believe Incorruptible_BK is unwittingly (because he is a half-wit) in league with “psychopath” and alleged pedophile Christopher Ambrose. I will explain below.
About eight months ago, I started reading Incorruptible_BK’s NXIVM Reddit Echo-chamber. Because I had some intimate knowledge of Keith Raniere’s case and had published on these issues, I knew he was saying things that were not true. He was also taking matters as settled facts when several issues were questionable and discussion-worthy.
I was fooled into thinking Incorruptible_BK was a reporter and journalist. He’s not. He’s an anonymous purveyor of “open source” commentary. There is no name attached. No one is responsible for the truth of what is said any more than the drunks at the corner barstools during a drawn-out 2 AM argument. The drunks have more claim to the truth because they actually take out their ID when they want to be served.
So on December 23, 2022, as a putative “Christmas Gift” to Frank Parlato, Incorruptible (er, Asshole_BK) posted this:
Frank Around & Find Out: November 2021 audio shows Frank Parlato repeatedly lying to police. Cops arrived at his house after he allegedly assaulted a woman staying with him. Cops demand he returns to explain himself. He seems to comply but instead went on the lam.
Asshole_BK thought he would do his best “Grinch” and hit Parlato with a smear job while the rest of the world waited for the birth of the Baby Jesus or a quiet day filled with movies and Chinese food.
There was an interaction in Monroe County in November 2021. But Asshole_BK’s version of the events was pure bullshit. This was my response to him:
As for your narrative, it's nice in a Mother Goose sense. But if you want to know the facts, here they are:
The purported victim never called the police.
The purported victim, despite being detained, badgered, and intimidated, declined to sign any statement against Parlato.
The purported victim absolutely explained that there was no issue between her and Parlato. In fact, she swore under oath just the opposite.
There is clear evidence that the deputies involved tried to make a crime. And even Chet knows you can't make chicken salad out of chicken shit.
There are three eyewitnesses that spoke to the State Attorney's Office who all corroborated the fact that the incident, as described by the deputies, never occurred.
These eyewitness statements are in addition to the statement of the purported victim, sworn and given under oath, that she was not a victim of Mr. Parlato. Rather, she stated after being bullied, badgered, and threatened that the deputies' story was wholly concocted. And this she swore under oath, that her narrative and not the police's was true. And that was the narrative that was accepted by the State Attorney's Office.
Monroe County had no choice but to recall the warrant. They were very nice to Parlato, probably in hopes that he wouldn't sue them.
BK is conflating the anger management issue with the Monroe County case. The US Attorney's Office tried to use the false arrest to coerce Parlato into a plea on his tax case in the Western District of New York. The Monroe County matter was a big "nothing burger," but the AUSAs jumped up and down until the Buffalo judge agreed to tell Frank to go to an anger management EVALUATION. Parlato went to a singular evaluation by a professional who determined that Frank did not have an anger management issue. And this the anger management and the Monroe County-related legal issues ended.
I hope that Frank sets the record straight himself on his website. I think his intent was to do his talking through the civil rights case. But now that "the cop" is out of the bag, it may be a good thing. Police conduct is a matter of public concern and sunlight is the best disinfectant.
Notice how all eleven of Asshole_BK’s friends down-voted me.
A few days later, I was permanently banned from Asshole_BK’s NXIVM echo chamber. I guess he was keeping the integrity of his “safe space” for circle jerks:
Everything I said was 100% true (or 100% dead-on balls accurate, to borrow an industry term).
If you want to know what really happened, I’ll tell you.
The Standing “Bronfman Bounty” on Keith Raniere’s “Baby-Mama” Kristin Keefe
Incorruptible_BK does not know what he is talking about. He has no idea about the standing bounty on Kristen Keefe and her child (Keith Raniere’s son) put in place in Monroe County, Florida, by Claire Bronfman.
And you probably don’t either. So I’ll give some back-story.
Kristin Keefe is the mother of cult leader Keith Raniere’s son. She knew Raniere before NXIVM and was there from the very beginning.
Keefe also worked closely with Seagram’s heiress, Clare Bronfman, as her subordinate for several years.
Frank Parlato did very successful media and consultancy work for NXIVM around the time Keefe worked under Clare Bronfman, and the two became acquainted. When Parlato realized NXIVM’s true nature, he departed abruptly, drawing Bronfman’s ire.
When Keefe later decided to leave NXIVM and Keith Raniere, with only her son and the clothes on her back, Frank Parlato saved their lives.
But the story Asshole_BK tells is very different, parroted from a narrative crafted by disgraced Hollywood plagiarist Christopher Ambrose and sold to the WDNY US Attorney’s Office.
When Christopher Ambrose says he hasn’t sold a script in years because of Frank Parlato, he’s full of shit. Ask the purchaser: FBI Special Agent Brian Burns.
I have already written about how Parlato’s honest reporting about government grift and bid-rigging, including $300 million in the Maid of the Mist contracts at Niagara Falls, landed him in the cross-hairs of NYS pols who were wetting their beaks, including a chap named Billy Hochul, who was the US Attorney and is married to a “chatty Kathy.” Read my story above for all the sordid details of that political contract turned prosecution.
In any event, the false narrative of the November / December 2021 events involving Parlato in Monroe County goes something like this:
“Parlato also claims to be a good Samaritan, but his recent actions show that that claim is false. In December 2021, Parlato’s live-in girlfriend was encountered by Monroe County, Florida Sheriff’s Deputies. That encounter was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras…State charges were ultimately dismissed because Parlato’s girlfriend declined to cooperate with law enforcement.”
The reality is this statement is pure mud-slinging and an ad hominem attack against a good man. The ultimate source for Incorruptible_BK’s narrative - none other than Christopher Ambrose, whose “law degree and penchant for fiction writing have served him well,” according to one Connecticut jackass.
Incorruptible_BK Has No Respect for Female Victims of Violence
The substance of the claim comes from a sealed Monroe County, Florida’s Sheriff’s Deputies’ file.
Incorruptible_BK does not care about the woman involved. He claims the “Parlato incident” was serious, but he treats the woman involved with little sensitivity.
It is already in the public record, so I can reveal that the woman involved was Karen Riordan, pedophile and psychopath Christopher Ambrose’s ex-wife.
Riordan is a recognized victim of domestic violence under Connecticut law. Christopher Ambrose, found by the CT Courts to be a “High-Risk Abuser,” is a recognized threat to her. She participates in the State Attorney General’s Victim Address Confidentiality Program and was safe until very recently when her address was apparently outed on the record in open court.
Seeing the address for the State Attorney General’s Victim Confidentiality Program, Judge O'Neill proceeded to give Riordan’s actual physical address on the record with her abuser, Christopher Ambrose, standing right there. The transgression was amplified by the actions and omissions of Attorney Alexander Cuda of the Neddle Cuda law firm, a man with his own judicial aspirations.
Incorruptible_BK is taking the same brazen attitude toward victims of violence.
Parlato offers his home in the Florida Keys as a place where troubled people, including victims of domestic violence, could relax and recover. He had Karen Riordan come and stay at his guest quarters. He had done the same for Kristin Keefe and numerous others.
In line with his diagnosed “psychopathic” tendencies, Christopher Ambrose could not deal with Karen as Frank Parlato’s guest. It was an assault on his manhood because Ambrose could not keep his wife or children safe – mainly from him.
Christopher Ambrose has possession of the sealed police report from December 2021. I believe Ambrose leaked the report and body-camera video, maybe in coordination with his “handler,” FBI Agent Brian Burns. (Yes, the FBI knowingly works with and protects pedophiles to collect back taxes, it appears).
As natural “enemies” of Parlato, evidence points to the fact that Ambrose “leaked” the sealed documents to Incorruptible_BK. Ambrose, the WDNY AUSAs, and Incorruptible_BK all benefitted from their public release, and all three are obsessed with Parlato. Look at the Reddit page:
Incorruptible_BK mentions Parlato in the first line of his pinned post. Obsessed! This may explain why he is engaged in such brazenly harmful activity. He was and is knowingly parading about sealed information that could harm a potential witness - a victim of domestic violence - to an incident that never amounted to probable cause.
An arrest warrant was briefly issued but recalled. Incorruptible_BK doesn’t bother to do his due diligence. And where Paralto is involved, he doesn’t care who he hurts.
Mistaken Identity and the Bronfman Bounty, Not Frank Parlato
One of the little-known facts that only someone familiar with the NXIVM case would know is that the Monroe County Police had a case of mistaken identity. Karen Riordan was mistaken for Kristen Keefe.
As early as 2015, there was a “bounty” on Keefe’s head. It was placed there by Bronfman, who wanted to secure custody of Raniere’s son. There was already talk that the child was “even smarter” than his cult-leader father and spoke seven languages at a young age.
Bronfman had designs on turning NXIVM into a multi-generational legacy cult, and Keefe stood in her way when she went into hiding, absconding to protect the child.
It is clear that private investigators were retained all around the country, and law enforcement was placed “on alert” about Keefe and her son. Parlato’s house was “staked out” for an extended period for signs of Kristen and the child.
The December 2021 incident was a case of mistaken identity. Karen and Kristen are both petite, mature, white, Irish-looking women. Both have brown hair and light eyes. Both have been houseguests of Frank Parlato in the Florida Keys. They can easily be mistaken for one another:
There has always been a theory – one that has not been denied by law enforcement in the EDNY where Bronfman was prosecuted – that Claire Bronfman intends to find Raniere’s son and re-establish the cult once she is released from prison in a few years. She has the means – she is an heiress to the Seagram’s fortune.
This also means she could have private investigators with “standing bounties” to locate Keefe. We know Bronfman hired plenty of PIs. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies were probably “read-in” by local private investigators because they kept asking about Parlato, and Karen would not give her name.
The evidence (including the body cam video) points to the fact that law enforcement thought they were speaking with Keefe, not Karen.
If the police encounter was motivated, in any part, by Bronfman’s standing bounty, wouldn’t it make sense that the police would try to find a reason to enter Parlato’s home to try to locate Raniere’s son? After all, they thought they had Keefe in front of them. An arrest warrant gives them an excuse to enter Parlato’s home and collect the kid and their payday.
The body cam video reveals police officers coaxing Karen into a domestic abuse narrative, even before they knew her name or the facts. These cops wanted a collar. Was the “Bronfman bounty” at play?
Parlato was not home that night. He was in Dade County, so the police couldn’t get into his home.
The mistake was realized when the dust settled a couple of days later. The Florida State’s Attorney recalled the improperly issued warrant for Frank Parlato.
You don’t hear about these facts in the Incorruptible_BK narrative. Let’s ask: why?
Incorruptible_BK is Not a Journalist: He Has a “Contract” With Christopher Ambrose to Hurt Karen Riordan and Her Teenagers
Anonymous Incorruptible_BK is a shill, a cut-out. But I know who he is and his motivations for doing what he does.
I also know he has a relationship with Christopher Ambrose, and I am prepared to sue him to get all the facts. Ambrose tried to hurt me for reporting the truth about him. He tried to get the US Government to make me stop telling the truth.
I will use the press and the courts to put Christopher Ambrose down for good. I want a single deposition and have the legal basis to get it.
I am also going to take down Incorruptible_BK. He is knowingly in the service of Ambrose, a psychopath and pedophile. He received the sealed November 2021 Monore County Sheriff’s Department body cam videos from Ambrose. He didn’t watch them closely because they exonerate Parlato and implicate the Bronfman bounty narrative.
It’s the oldest media trick in the book, concocted by Ambrose and Incorruptible_BK. “I have the secret video where Politician X says he’s stopped beating his wife.” You’ll never watch the video. If you did, you’d see it’s an old Crazy Eddie commercial - pure bullshit. But the damage is already done.
And the damage was already done to Paralto. But the worst damage continues to be done to Karen Riordan and her teenagers at the hands of Incorruptible_BK.
Incorruptible_BK Hurts People, and I Will Put Him Down Alongside Christopher Ambrose Using the Press and the Courts
Incorruptible_BK refers to me as “Frank Parlato’s crooked pal Richard Luthmann” in a recent post.
Call me “crooked” all you want. I never abandoned American diplomats and servicemen and women in Benghazi. I never sold out America to the Communist Chinese. And I never knowingly did the bidding of a psychopath and pedophile named Christopher Ambrose, and in so doing, became a co-conspirator in the abuse, sexual and otherwise, of innocent women and children.
That’s all you, Incorruptible_BK.
I have been trying to help Karen Riordan raise money to fight the injustice perpetrated against her in the Connecticut Courts. You went out of your way to stifle these efforts. All you did was hurt the Ambrose teenagers.
And you are acting at Christopher Ambrose’s direction. You have been ordered to ensure that Karen Riordan is unsuccessful in raising funds to support her children, pay for a legal defense, and create awareness of Ambrose’s malfeasance.
NOTE: A Go Fund Me Page has been established to help Karen Riordan, a special education teacher, and her three children, Mia, Matthew, and Sawyer, reunite and achieve justice in her unequal fight against her well-funded ex-husband and a total psychopath, Christopher Ambrose. If it is within your means, please help this family.
Karen Riordan has complete discretion over the use of these funds, which will be used to:
Support the family in covering financial needs like food, clothing, and back-to-school. Ambrose hasn’t paid for his kids since April.
Hire experienced legal counsel to present a compelling case in court.
Engage qualified experts to evaluate the children’s well-being and provide unbiased assessments.
Highlight the evidence of abuse and its profound impact on the children’s mental and emotional health.
Advocate for the children’s voices to be heard and considered in court proceedings.
Promote regional and national awareness of this case so that abusers are not empowered by twisting Jennifer’s Law and similar legislation to protect domestic violence victims.
You can DONATE HERE. Regardless of size, every donation will significantly impact this family’s future. Your support can help reunite Mia, Matthew, and Sawyer with their mother, allowing them to heal and rebuild their lives.
I am going to take you to task right now. You are working at the direction of Christopher Ambrose. You are no better than he is. And in many ways, you are worse.
I already know everything about you. I had a PI give me a full work-up on you. I am prepared to provide you with a figurative “death blow” - using the press and the courts - at the time and in a manner of my choosing. To borrow the words of Barry Sotero O’Biden: “Some of it may be explicit and publicized; some of it may not be.”
I gave you every opportunity.
RichardLuthmann 12:44 PM
This is Richard Luthmann.
I would like to send you additional information that would help you in your reporting about the Riordan children and me.
Where can I send it? Do you have an email address?
You allegations/misconceptions about how the money is raised and who it is going to is incorrect. Karen Riordan is willing to go on record with you to confirm that she has full control of the funds AND she has already received/disbursed money for her children's benefit.
As for your ad hominem attacks against me, know that I am following all law, rules, and regulations, under the advice of counsel.
I am also doing thorough investigative journalism. As such, I have these questions for you:
Do you not believe in second chances?
Do you support Christopher Ambrose, sexual abuse of children, and domestic violence? I do not know why you are attacking me.
I posted one opinion you didn't like on your Reddit feed and you blocked me. I would like to bury the hatchet and to be friends. Or at least frenemies.
What do you say? Will you look at my materials?
Will you be my friend?
Thanks for your time,
I even asked nicely.
RichardLuthmann 10:47 AM
Good morning incorruptible_bk This is Richard Luthmann again.
Do you want to speak or provide me with an email address to send materials?
I would really like to be diplomatic here.
RichardLuthmann 10:53 AM
Please let me know. I have some important questions to ask you as well about your personal connection to the NXIVM case and how Keith Raniere personally disgraced you. I we can communicate, you may put to bed some misunderstandings or false assumptions - much like you have with me and the matter with the Riordan children.
“I walk in the way of uprightness in the path of justice.” Proverbs 8:20.
You walk with psychopaths, pedophiles, and abusers.
You have chosen your side.
God is with me. I will see you in hell, BK.
Stay tuned…Luthmann will answer who this beautiful young woman is, Incorruptible_BK’s personal connection to the NXIVM case, and how Keith Raniere personally disgraced him.
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