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The Keepers Trafficking Ring Widens


I am a survivor of trafficking and human experimentation, beginning in childhood. It is quite rare for those of us who were used in still-classified experimentation programs to find evidence of what happened to us, but in 2017, an unforeseen event led to such a discovery.In the spring of that year, I was watching The Keepers, a Netflix documentary about the unsolved murder of a nun in 1965...

Making Use of Evidence Packets to Increase the Safety of Victims and their Loved Ones in Response to Dangerous Abuser Networks


The safety of victims and their loved ones can be increased by creating evidence packets and distributing them to trusted parties. Crime evidence held by trusted parties may safeguard victims and loved ones against being killed, disappeared, permanently disabled, etc., in order to lose or destroy all evidence.  Typical evidence included inside of the sealed packets: Identifying information...

Child Rape and Torture Materials on the Dark Web: Peter Scully and Beyond


Note: This article is intended primarily for psychotherapists. It contains very disturbing content. It is important that all readers have appropriate support should they decide to read it. Children are being victimized at younger and younger ages within the production of increasingly sadistic child abuse materials, colloquially known as “hurtcore,” a burgeoning industry on the dark web. We can...

Excerpt: Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment by Europol


This is an excerpt from the Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment by the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol), 2017, EC3, European Cybercrime Centre. Download the full report here:  CRIME PRIME: CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION ONLINE KEY FINDINGS Coercion and sexual extortion are increasingly being used to victimise children. Offenders use these methods to obtain further...

Legal and Ethical Dilemmas for Psychotherapists in Making Reports to Child Protection and Law Enforcement of Suspected Child Abuse within Ritual Abuse and the Production of Child Rape and Torture Materials


In most states in the USA and in many other countries worldwide, psychotherapists, other health practitioners, educators, childcare providers, and others who interface with children, are mandated to make suspected child abuse reports (SCARs) to child protective services (CPS) and law enforcement (LE) when they have reasonable cause to suspect that a child, that is, a person under 18 years of age...

Guidelines to Differential Diagnosis between Schizophrenia and Ritual Abuse/Mind Control Traumatic Stress


I am happy to now be able to make available on my website (via .pdf file at the below link) an expert validation study that I conducted with psychiatrist, Karl Lehman, MD, and the guidelines that we developed based on our research. DOWNLOAD pdf: Guidelines to Differential Diagnosis between Schizophrenia and Ritual Abuse/Mind Control Traumatic Stress It was first published in 2008 as a chapter in...

Empirical and Forensic Evidence of Ritual Abuse


Personal Introduction by Ellen Lacter, Ph.D. (Not included in the Noblitt’s work) I am very excited to be able to be able to post this chapter by Randall Noblitt and Pamela Noblitt to my website, courtesy of Praeger, the publisher, and the Noblitts. This is chapter 6 in full, with footnotes and references, from: Cult and Ritual Abuse: Narratives, Evidence, and Healing Approaches, 3rd Editionby...

Findings from the 2007 Extreme Abuse Survey (EAS) Series


[Updated 2/25/2019] The findings of the 2007 EXTREME ABUSE SURVEY (EAS) SERIES, by Wanda Karriker, Ph.D., Thorsten Becker, Carol Rutz, and Bettina Overcamp, Ph.D., will be shared and discussed in a forthcoming book in 2019. The pdf of the findings that was previously posted on this page has now been removed. Readers may learn more about the EAS here: Extreme Abuse Survey Reports An International...

Ritual Abuse Evidence with information on the McMartin Case


Adams, J. (2008). Case Studies of Ritual Abuse Survivors: From Abuse to Activism. In Ritual Abuse in the Twenty-first Century: Psychological, Forensic, Social and Political Considerations, J.R. Noblitt & P. S. Perskin (Eds), pp. 541- . Bandon, Oregon: Robert D. Reed Publishers. Anderson, A. (2008). Letter from a general practitioner.  In A. Sachs & G. Galton (Eds.), Forensic Aspects of...

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