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38-page letter -
1994 version


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February 15, 1994

During the past few years, a series of murders and accidents have occurred with which I feel I have an indirect connection. These events often appear to occur in reaction to things I do or that happen to me that seem to displease certain people.

Cult-like groups such as Scientology or Christian fundamentalists could be responsible. They have been relentlessly harassing me in several different cities for at least the past four and a half years. The crimes could be a by-product of a secret war going on between these groups with law enforcement agencies also being involved. Sometimes I even wonder if all of the crimes are what they seem to be. It would not be difficult to fake a murder if you knew the right people.

I have informed various government officials, media organizations and others about my theories over the past two years. They may or may not be doing anything in response, but I have been told nothing directly. I feel like they knew about this before I reported it, that it was kind of an open secret. I am delivering this paper to a wide-ranging group of people who might be interested or could do something about it.

This paper is divided into three sections. First, a background of my situation. Second, a long chronological listing of the crimes along with relevant events from my own life. Third, a concluding section of speculation. If you would prefer, a list of the more interesting crimes with page numbers is included below.
 
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Rodney King
Union Square Train Crash
Sgt Keith Levine
City College Stampede
Lisa Steinberg
James Rou
US Air Crash
TWAFire
Yoshihiro Hattori
Bonnie Vargas
Bonnie Bear
WTC Bomb
Branch Davidian Raid
Dr. David Gunn
Brandon Lee
Maria Rodriguez
Shaleen Wadhwani
NYC Landmarks Bomb Plot
Masakazu Kuriyama
Terence Campbell
L. I. Rail Road Massacre
Operation Big Shot
Nancy Kerrigan
Natalia Rivera

 

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Background

In August, 1993, I moved across the street from the large Scientology headquarters in Los Angeles, California. The first five or six years were relatively uneventful, but in the summer of 1989, after I stopped communicating with the people in my building, the Scientologists began an aggressive, relentless campaign of covert harassment against me. They would follow me wherever I went, swerve their cars close by me as I crossed intersections or in front of buses I was riding, poison my food, put blood and some sort of itching powder in my clothing, harass people in the media who I regularly listened to, harass my teachers at a local community college, set up phony car crashes, make excessive and timely noise with buzz saws, lawn mowers and chantings, fire trucks would blast me with their sirens, cops cars would pull up beside me, my name would be called over intercomms at stores, they would infiltrate stores that I frequented, and other similar occurences.

Later, I began to connect similar things that happened to me before with the Scientologists, but which I had in the past attributed to bad luck, neighbors or employers.

Also, a Latin Christian group had seemed to take an interest in me in the past and the Jehovah's Witnesses more recently. But I don't know what their role was, if any.

After about a year of constant persecution, I was listening to an article in the July 2, 1990 issue of US News and World Report which had many seemingly coded messages to or about me. For example, one of the people in the article was named "Eric Luk", an accountant who arranged a T-shirt shipment and moved to Paraguay to manage a watch factory. My name is Eric, I had considered becoming an accounting clerk, I always wore T-shirts, I had taken my watch off because people kept asking me what time it was, and I was trying to learn
Spanish.

There was another person in the article named "Ronnie Vacas". My brother's name is Ron, "vaca" in Spanish means "cow", my last name is sort of pronounced "na-cow". Another person is named "Ricky Wong". My nickname is "Rick". "Ronnie" and "Ricky" had a chicken dinner. My brother and I did the same thing on his last visit.

The person who the article is about is "Cathy Palmer", a New York prosecutor of Asian drug gangs. My ex-landlady's last name was Palmer and there was a physical resemblance between my landlady, who was seemingly involved in the harassment, and the prosecutor. And the last paragraph of the article mentioned an FBI investigation involving "a hapless man...who's a nothing, but we think he knows some people we're interested in." With all the problems I'd had with the Scientologists harassing the media people I watched and listened to, and with a series of recent Los Angeles Times articles that I felt indirectly connected to, plus all the other out of the ordinary things that I'd experienced, I was led to believe that the FBI might be using this magazine article to try and contact me.


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The next day I called the FBI, but they said they couldn't do anything unless it was a national problem. Soon after, I began noticing a sickly-sweet aroma coming into my apartment and on buses that I rode in. This aroma seemed to physically agitate my nervous system. Fearing for my safety and at the point now where even the air that I breathed was dangerous, I threw some things in some bags and fled Los Angeles for New York in August, 1990.

Unfortunately, the Scientologists would not let go of me. I almost ended up living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa after veiled threats from people on my bus about not going passed a certain state. But the harassment continued in Cedar Rapids, including from the police. If the police in a small Midwestern city is involved in this, things must be pretty bad. So I moved on to Boston, Albany, New York and Syracuse where the harassment continued.

I returned to Albany where I almost ended up living, but my situation remained the same. People of all types would give me coded messages, a man who resembled the actor, Dennis Hopper, said things about being an "organization man now" and about someone being lucky because they had insurance that they would have to pay little or nothing for. At the shelter I was staying at there would be allusions to blood and ADDS and a possible extortion attempt on my family in California. They would watch horror movies where people who involved themselves in things they shouldn't were turned into zombies. Stories would also come on the news about blood, bus crashes and the Moonies. I decided to return to Los Angeles after about three weeks on the road.

Back in LA it was strange though. There were Scientology ads on all the buses that read "Scientology For Life". There was also a story in a weekly newspaper about some guys who were chased across the country by a cult. A female in a Scientology uniform who I thought I recognized said "sorry" into a nearby pay phone. A guy in line at the Hollywood Social Security Office
said that something was a good example of what can happen, that someone wasn't at the top of some list anymore and that they would see what could be done.

I stayed at a Christian shelter in Canyon Country while waiting for a new welfare check to be issued. For two weeks I experienced coded messages from the staff, clients and the radio. When I left, someone said that someone wouldn't take something unless they really needed it. On my way to the welfare office someone picked my wallet out of my pocket. At the welfare office, a worker said she was sorry that they were making it so hard on someone.
 
I got my check and stayed at a cheap downtown hotel. The usual harassment techniques continued. I listened to a radio station that they listened to at the shelter that played old-time radio dramas that seemed to reflect my situation. One program was about a guy who had a secret way to make it rain. This stood out because I had seemed to have been rained on at inopportune times during my three week journey across the country. And when I first returned, a local weatherperson on TV said that some college was experimenting with rainmaking. I also started listening to Public Radio programs, many originating from the East


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Coast. Some of the people on the programs seemed to be getting harassed, others appeared to have a kind of immunity.

There were also unusual experiences with a job hunting program called Chrysalis, a supposed Social Security worker at the program and a job training school where I saw that Dennis Hopper look-alike from Albany again.

My stay in Los Angeles ended in Jan, 1990 when I was robbed at knifepoint in the hotel bathroom. I had recently begun to venture back into my old neighborhood near Scientology. There was also something going on with an upcoming appointment with a Social Security appeals judge. After the robbery, someone on the radio said that some things were worth dying for. But I didn't feel like dying, so I left the next morning intending to leave America for Montreal. As I was walking to the bus station, a guy on the street was yelling something about Jesus.

The bus was relatively quiet during this second trip until I got to Chicago where there was a delay. I began having second thoughts about Montreal and spoke with someone claiming to be an intern or something at Traveller's Aid. He said Montreal might not be such a good idea because I didn't have a passport and that it would be difficult to send money from there to America. My owing somebody money seemed to be a recurring theme.

I was referred for the week-end to Pacific Gardens, a Christian shelter. I raised my hand during a church service when the minister asked who might want to learn more about Jesus, I was yanked up by a management person at the shelter and taken to a back room where someone gave me religious pamphlets. When I came out, the management person walked near me and said "Now you can't dictate to us anymore."

I left Chicago on Monday and arrived in New York City on Jan 30, 1991. I stayed about a week at the "Neighborhood Center for Homeless People", but there was veiled talk about having to pay $500/month to stay at the Center and since apartments appeared to be expensive in New York, I left for Philadelphia.

In Philadelphia, I told a Traveller's Aid worker who already seemed to know who I was, about my problems with Scientology. She kept suggesting I go back to Los Angeles to get psychological counselling and take medication. The supposed Social Security worker back in LA also kept pushing for the same thing even though I never mentioned the cults to him. The Traveller's Aid worker also asked obliquely if my problems had begun before Scientology. I've heard this question once or twice before and wonder how long these people have been concerning themselves with me.

I returned to NYC around Feb 11, 1991 and stayed at a city shelter run by Volunteers of America on Wards Island for two years. After that I moved into the Wise Towers public housing complex.


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Crime List

Entries are listed in chronological order. The crime entries have both the date and a subject heading. Entries from my life and entries that tell who I've informed about my theories have dates only.

Mar 6, 1991 - Rodney King

There was heightened activity around me by people in the shelter whenever a Rodney King story came on the news. One story included a media person who was being harassed when I "security" are code words I've heards referring to people who've been monitoring me. The beating happened in Los Angeles. When I went to the Hollywood welfare office after returning to LA after my first cross country journey, a worker called for an "Eric King" on several occasions. Could the beating have been planned to symbolically show the rough treatment I received by the cult security forces?

Aug 28, 1991 - Union Square Train Crash/Tiffany Graham/Stuart Abramowitz
 
After I had agreed to attend a job training program at the Federated Employment and Guidance Service (PEGS), the harassment I had been experiencing in New York seemed to quiet down a little. But I began having second thoughts and on Aug 27, 1991, I called another school in Brooklyn about another program. They told me to come in the next day. That night, a white evangelical Christian group came to the shelter. Although these types of groups had come before, that night was unusual because they pushed especially hard for people to attend.

The next day I was on a subway train to Brooklyn when we were told to get off and transfer to buses. I had not heard of the crash yet, but I was thinking to myself that upsetting my schedule was the type of thing these cults like to do. On the bus, two white males started talking about doing business with the Soviet Union. This made me suspicious because these cults periodically gave me messages like this about "deals" and "joining" and at that time, things relating to the Soviet Union seemed to be a code word. A specific cult? The real Soviet Union? A set up?

Back at the shelter that night, I was struck by a shot on the news of a Bible on the floor of one of the wrecked subway cars. I immediately thought of the evangelical Christians who had been at the shelter the night before. Later in my sleeping area, I heard someone say to no one in particular, "They don't like to lose."
 
On Feb 28, 1992, I read about Tiffany Graham and Stuart Abramowitz being shot on a subway train on the same day that Robert Ray, the motorman from the Union Square Park crash, gave a news conference after being released on bail. What struck me beyond a possible connection between two violent events involving the subway, was that the suspect,


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Thaddeus Davis and Ms. Graham reportedly got on the train at 125th St, a street on which I waited whenever I took a bus back to the shelter, though on the cross street Lexington, not Central Park West. And the shooting took place at the 103rd Street station, the cross street station I always take, though again, on Lexington.

Mr. Davis also worked at Off- Track Betting, an ethically troubled city agency, and Ms. Graham worked for the IRS, the type of agency that a cult would like to infiltrate. On Aug 3, 1993, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms arrested a black Muslilm gang, among them, a woman who worked for the IRS and provided IRS information to the gang. The gang said their spiritual leader was Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman.

Other possible events that might have influenced the crash were the Metropolitan Transportation Authority trying to get more funding, the break-up of the Soviet Union, the John Gotti trial and the Crown Heights riots. The crashing of a train is not unlike the hitting of a boy with a car. And could Mr. Abramowitz have been targerted because he has a Jewish last name?

Oct 17, 1994 - Grand Central Station Flood
 
The Lexington subway line and the #7 line were the two major thoroughfares put out of service by the water main break. They were also the two lines I took from the shelter to my job training school in Long Island City, Queens. The previous night, I realized that I had forgotten to buy bus tokens, so I backtracked to Grand Central Station to buy some. While doing this, I heard someone say "Want to play, eh?" These cult people seemed to get annoyed sometimes when I would cause them to go out of their way when they were tailing me.

Dec 17 1991
 
Write letter to Ms. Beckett of the NYC Human Resources Administration about unusual occurences with my BEGIN job training stipend. I hint about cults being the possible cause, but not explicitly. This was the first time I broached the subject of cults with anyone in NYC.

Dec 28, 1991 - Sgt Keith Levine/City College Stampede

On Dec 27, 1991, I went to the NYC Human Rights Commission (HRC) and told them about the cults. I also included the Union Square Train Crash and the Grand Central Station Flood in a list which I believe they read. When I arrived at the HRC building, paramedics and a woman on a guerney were on the elevator. There was also an old memo taped to the HRC men's room door announcing someone's sister's funeral. Injuries and funerals are periodic cult symbols. A media person (Cunningham?) dropped by and said that City Hall had put a "muzzle" on some story, but they were going to do it anyway.


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The day after, Sgt Keith Levine, an off-duty NYC cop, was shot and killed while stopping a supposed robbery at a Manufacturers Hanover Bank (now Chem Bank) ATM on 57th and 8th in Manhattan. I thought at the time that since he worked at the Communications Dept at Police Headquarters that maybe there was some connection with the media person who came to the HRC. Sgt Levine's father also wrote a book called "Deep Cover". What if someone is taking advantagae of my situation to fake Sgt Levine's death and other's deaths so they can go undercover?

After complaining about the police, fire dept and the Emergency Medical Sevice at the Human Rights Commission, seeing all of them at City College on the news the next day made me think there might be a connection. Also, the way the crowd bum rushed the overbooked auditorium, crushing those people, seemed similar to the way that the guys at the shelter would bum rush the shelter bus. And Yolanda Moses, who was later named the new President of City College, was formerly a Vice-President at Cal State Dominguez Hills, the college I had planned to attend before I fled LA.
 
Jan 12, 1992

Poisoned at the shelter. The day before I had gotten a $544 retroactive job training stipend that I had complained about.

Jan 21, 1992
 
Tell my shelter case worker, Evelyn Castillo, about the poisoning and the cults.

Jan 25, 1992 - Lisa Steinberg/Arthur Young

I speak with, I believe, a Det. Davis on Jan 24 in the lobby of Police Headquarters about the cults and crimes. He seemed fairly sympathetic, but also seemed to know more than he was letting on. The next day, Lisa Steinberg was murdered at a GAP clothing store a half a block from the bank where Sgt Levine foiled the ATM robbery on Dec 28. One of the cult harassment techniques is to carry GAP bags in my presence, 'GAP' rhyming with "Jap". I am of Japanese descent. I had mentioned this at both Police Headquarters and the Human Rights Commission. Ms. Steinberg had multiple stab wounds from a Phillips screwdriver inflicted by Anwar Abdul, a maintenance worker at the GAP store. Ms. Steinberg was an assistant manager. Many tools, especially Phillips screwdrivers, were being stolen from the building maintenance program I was taking. I had also begun the program in Oct 1991, one month before Mr. Abdul began his job at the GAP. Many of the students at my school seemed to have criminal backgrounds. They also seemed to know that the murder had taken place. One student said that there had been a death in the family. Another told someone that this was all his fault.
People seemed to know about the murder outside of the school also. On a bus one night,
soon after the murder, a black male said something like "We'd do anything for you, even


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kill." When I turned to a newspaper story on Ms. Steinberg' s funeral, two white males who had sat down next to me suddenly left. About twenty young, white people passed me on the Queensboro Bridge pedestrian path one day, even though I usually passed only one or two people.

Ms. Steinberg lived on E. 95th St. in Manhattan, an area that I walked through frequently and which usually had a lot of GAP bag activity, though after the murder, I didn't see any GAP bags in that area for awhile. I believe that my shelter case worker also lived in that area.

After I read the funeral story, cop cars would park aggressivelly in front of me and cops would aggressively pass by me at my usual 103rd St. subway station. I thought that they might be trying to contact me about the Steinberg murder, so I went intothe 23rd Precinct on Feb 1, 1992 and briefly told them about the murder, the cults, and other things. But after waiting awhile, I was eventually thrown out. An undercover cop might have come to the shelter later, but he didn't identify himself.

When I went to the trial on May 3, 1993, I could not find the defendant, Anwar Abdul's name on the trial listings. I went to the Court Clerk's office, but they could not find his name on their computer. Then I noticed that his first and last names had been transposed. I had written up a statement of my theory and gave it to the trial clerk to give to the lawyers and judge. One of the defense lawyers looked at it, but was not impressed. The next day, I gave copies of the statement to the friends and family of Mr. Abdul and Ms. Steinberg, but was soon told by one of the guards that I could not speak or write to anyone about the trial. When I exited the building, some metal detector guards said someone had broken out of his
"chains". On May 10, I returned for the summations and there was a very long line to enter the courthouse. Also, Mr. Abdul's name was no longer on the listings. At his sentencing, Mr. Abdul claimed he was framed. At the trial it was said that Mr. Abdul disappeared around 1 1 am on the day before the murder. If this was done in response to my having gone to the police, it's possible that I did not arrive at Police Headquarters until after 11 am. Though I had looked up their address in the phone book previously, so it's possible they could have guessed from that.

Also, on the night on Jan 24, Arthur Young, a Chinese-American Transit Authority dispatcher was killed on a subway train going through Long Island City. Asian Americans seem to be used sometimes as symbolic crime victims, Long Island City was where my school was located at the time and here was another crime involving subways.
 
Also, an old man was stabbed on Jan 24 on on another subway train with a pair of scissors. I used to carry scissors with me during my return trip to LA.

On Jan 25, an off-duty Amtrak cop was assaulted and robbed of a chain and crucifix at a club near where Ms. Steinberg was killed. He was accused of being a white supremicist.

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Mail letter to Mayor Dinkins telling briefly of cults and crimes.
 
I also begin keeping a journal and saving newspaper clippings of relevant evvents.

Feb 15, 1992

In Mid-Manhattan, a white couple says, "I don't believe you're using live bait."
 
Feb 16, 1992 - Robert Solimine
 
Mr. Solimine is strangled and killed by his supposed friends in New Jersey while saying the "Hail Mary" prayer because he told on them. They apparently belonged to a cult-like group that patterned itself after the Mafia.

Feb 19, 1992 - Daniel Rakowitz/Larry Hogue
 
Stories about Daniel Rakowitz, a murderer serving time in Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center began to appear. It was said that he was part of a Satanic cult and fed the corpse of his victime to the homeless. Kirby Forensic was located next to my shelter on Wards Island. I also had a connection with cults and the homeless. Mental illness also seemed to be another codeword.

A week or two later, stories about Larry Hogue, a mentally ill person who was terrorizing the people on W. 96th St. in Manhattan, also began to appear. He also stayed brieflly at Kirby Forensic.

Feb 27, 1992 - Tiffany Graham/Stuart Abramowitz

(See Aug 28, 1991 - Union Square Train Crash.)

Feb 28, 1992 - James Rou

Mr. Rou is shot and killed at the Le Q pool hall in E. 12th St. in Manhattan, one half block east of Kinko's Copy Center, the place I had been typing all my letters. One of the suspects, David Ng, looked similar to a younger version of myself. I had noticed an increase of look-alikes of myself in the past few weeks, look-alikes being another cult harassment technique. Also, people at my shelter had recently asked me if I was part of an Asian gang. On Mar 1, 1992, while walking passed Le Q, there was a Police Athletic League (PAL) van parked out front. Whose pal?

A report by the US Human Rights Commission on discrimination against Asian Americans was also published on this date. An incident of violence by Asian Americans on the same day could sway the reception of such a report. On Mar 9, 1992, I mailed

 
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a letter to the US Human Rights Commission about Le Q and other things.
 
On Dec 9, 1993, it was reported that Cathy Palmer, the NY prosecutor from the US News and World Report article, would be prosecuting two Chinese-American businessmen connected with the Le Q murder.
 
Mar 2, 1992
 
Tell Barbara Edwards, my new job counselor at school, about the cults, but not the crimes.

Mar 9, 1992

Mail second, more detailed letter to the Village Voice about the cults and crimes.

Mar 19, 1992

My notebook containing notes from my cult research and on Freedom of Information Act procedure is stolen at my school.

Mar 22, 1992 - US Air Crash/Steinway Tunnel Fire
 
On Mar 20, there was a fire at an apartment building on 3rd and 82nd in Manhattan. I had often rested in front of that building when walking back to my shelter and did so this night when the fire trucks came in. The Scientology Celebrity Center is a few blocks away. I hung around that night and asked the firemen a few questions. When I returned to the shelter, someone had put a copy of the shelter rules on my bed.
 
The next day, I called the 19th Precinct in Manhattan and said that Scientology or some other cult might have been involved in last night's small fire. A little later in Midtown Manhattan, a white female said, "I could slice someone's head off so fast." Later, at the library, I found the address of an LA lawyer who had handled litigation against Scientology in the past. Later, at the shelter, someone in my section said, "He fucked up...no, he's doing a good job."

The following day, May 22, a US Air plane crashed at La Guardia on Runway 13.

The next day, as I was exiting the shelter, a female worker said she could strangle someone. At my usual 103rd St. subway station, a cop was yelling at a guy "What's your problem? I'm going to call the Precinct and have them take you away! Are you an addict?" Other events that occurred during this time that could possibly be connected to the crash was the murder trial of Brian Watkins, the Utah tourist who was killed in 1989 in a Manhattan subway station, and also, the defense rested in the John Gotti trial.
 
There was also a fire in the Steinway Tunnel on Mar 23, the same Manhattan to Queens tunnel that I rode through on my way to school and also, the tunnel that was flooded during the Grand Central Station flood. It occurred about 2 hours after I rode through.


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Mar 25, 1992 - Armando Rosario

 
Mr. Rosario, an auxiliary cop, is shot and killed trying to stop an apparent robber outside a Bronx Chemical Bank.

Mar 26, 1992 Joseph Alcamo/James Rodriguez
 
Officer Alcamo, an NYPD cop, dies when the car driven by his partner in response to an emergency call crashes into a pole in Rockaway Park, Queens.
James Rodriguez, an off-duty Health and Hospitals Corporations cop, is shot and killed in Jackson Heights, Queens.  A homeless man is set on fire aboard a subway train going from Simpson to Freeman Av.  He is the seventh homeless person set on fire since Jan 26, 1992, the day after the Lisa Steinberg murder.

Apr 5, 1992

Mail LA lawyer, Joseph Yanny, a letter describing my experiences in LA.

Apr 6, 1992

Mandatory TB shots at my shelter. Also, an offer of possible Single Room Occupancy housing from my shelter case worker, but a physical and possible psychiatric exam are required.

Apr 7, 1992 - Blind Pencil Seller
 
A blind pencil seller and his dog are hit by a car on 5th and 57th in Manhattan. Blindness and dogs are two more cult symbols.

Apr 9, 1992
 
Write letter to the NYC Transit Authority about cults and crimes involving the subways.

Apr 16, 1992 - James Hegerty

James Hegerty, a Park Slope pastor, was hit in the head and robbed at a Chem Bank in Brooklyn. Earlier in the day I had gone to a midtown Manhattan hotel and asked if I could exchange some voluntary work for housing. The person I was told to contact had a last name that was very similar to "Hegerty".

Apr 23, 1992 - Washington Square Park Crash


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Stella Maychick kills four people by crashing her Olds Delta 88 through Washington Square Park in Manhattan. That night, a meeting with the city agency that oversees the VOA shelter was planned at the shelter. Also, the defendants in the trial of Utah tourist Brian Watkins were convicted of murder.
 
Apr 29, 1992 Los Angeles Riots

My feeling was that perhaps some action had been taken against the cults in response to my Apr 5 letter to LA lawyer Joseph Yanny.
 
May 4, 1992 - Larry Hogue
 
Receive letter from the NYC Housing Authority telling me to choose three possible housing developments from a list that I would be interested in. I had originally applied for housing around Apr, 1991.
 
Around this time, Larry Hogue was released from a mental hospital and began terrorizing a neighborhood on W. 96th St in Manhattan again. Wise Towers was the top housing project that I had chosen was in the same area.

Jun 14, 1992

Write letter to NYC Councilmember Ronnie Eldridge about cults and the Central Park Conservancy, but not about any of the murders.

Jun 17, 1992

Went to the St Agnes Legal Clinic for the homeless in Midtown Manhattan. Told about the cults and problems at the shelter, but not about any of the murders. Decided not to have them do anything.
 
The next day at the shelter, there is a flyer announcing an Alcoholics Anonymous open house in the S. Bronx. A Muslim study group had also began meeting at the shelter recently.
 
A few days later, I begin to write a comprehensive paper of the crimes I feel might be connected with the VOA shelter.

Jun 22, 1992 - Rick Sklar

Mr. Sklar, who worked in radio, dies at St Lukes Hospital in Manhattan from an
anesthesiologist's error.

Jun 29, 1992

People start whistling the theme song from "The Godfather".


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Over the next two weeks, I see a Latin male who had attached himself to me while I was in Philadelphia. He tells me about an affordable welfare hotel. When I turn to leave, an old, white couple is pointing a camera at me. Also, a black male in a job line at the Guggenheim Museum has a Dianetics book. There is also a Dianetics commercial during a Today show broadcast. The TV at the shelter had usually been turned to Good Moming America.

Jul 15,1992

I return to the St Agnes Legal Clinic with my list of crimes and unusual shelter behavior. The person I spoke with seemed unenthusiastic, though kind of upset when she got to the crime section. A white male was sitting next to her and said when I entered, "This is going to go smoothly." Sometimes when I go to agencies for help, there are these people sitting next to the person I speak with who claim to be "interns" or something.

Jul 18, 1992 - Paul Heidelberger

Paul Heidelberger, an off-duty Housing Authority cop, was shot and killed in Bayside, Queens. I began seeing many Housing Authority police cars soon after. Did they think that I had some sort of connection to the murder or did they want me to think that I did? When the suspect, Patrick Bannon, turned himself in on Aug 26, 1992, I, once again, began seeing many Housing Authority police cars.

Jul 20, 1992

A black, female receptionist at the 34th St. Office of Economic Services calls me "Ricky", my old nickname that I had not mentioned to her.

Jul 27, 1992

A black male at the shelter says that I should read "Message to the Black Man" by Louis Farrakhan. Also, a copy of "Revelations" from the Bible is on my bed.

The next day, people at the shelter, including a guard, begin whistling the theme from "The Godfather".

Jul 29, 1992 - Hole in Manhattan Bridge

There is an unusual hole in the Manhattan Bridge that suspends traffic for awhile.

Jul 30, 1992 - TWA Fire
 
TWA jet to San Francisco catches fire at Kennedy Airport on Runway 13R. I am originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and the US Air crash on May 22, 1992 also occurred on a Runway 13, but at La Guardia instead.


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On the bus the next night, a white couple said something like "I'm telling someone something little by little till they're sold...know that we think about the same things...told you secrets and you used the information against us...not going to tell you anymore...but shouldn't complain, I'm a bad girl to keep him guessing for months."

Aug 2, 1992

People talk of an old man dying at the shelter last night.

Listening to "Week End Edition" on the radio, a caller says she is from W. Covina, Calif and listens to the program on "KPCC" She enunciates the call letters. I had mentioned this radio station in my letter to the LA lawyer, but could not remember the call letters.

Aug 9, 1992

I'm poisoned in Central Park after eating a Swiss cheese sandwich that I bought at
D'Agostino's on 1st and 86th in Manhattan. There is a "Great News" religious pamphlet on the floor of a stall in a Central Park bathroom. A white female with a black male says that she hated to do something. I start feeling very sick and throw up later. There is some blood in the vomit. I told some cops about the poisoning and ask if they can analyze the vomit for poison, but they say no. Channel 2 News is at the event I planned to attend. A white guy sits next to me and offers to buy me a beer. I decline. He says he used to be a Navy Seal. Another white male with a guitar sits nearby. The Seal asks him about a symbol on his guitar . The guitarist says it's Japanese. The Seal says no, it's Greek. He's sounds slightly annoyed, like the guitarist got the pre-planned answer wrong. He asks him to play something by Cat Stevens, even though Cat was a "Communist". The guitarist starts playing a song about it's being time to make a change.

Aug 28, 1992

Send Freedom of Information Act requests to the CIA, FBI and NYPD, but don't mention cults or crimes. The CIA and FBI say they can't find anything. The NYPD says that they can't give out any information.

Aug 30, 1992

The shelter tells me that my brother had called from California. I had not told anyone in California about my location.
 
Aug 31, 1992

I get a temporary job through Temp Connection from an ad I saw in the previous day's paper. A Latin male at the desk says he's from California. A clerk is talking to someone named "Rick" on the phone. Some of the other temp workers at the assignment seem to have been


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planted there.

Sep 1, 1992 Financial District Flood

My first day travelling to the temp job there is a water main break that closes down the Financial District in downtown Manhattan. My train went under that area.

Oct 7, 1992 - Union Square Train Crash Trial/James Cooley/Rose
DiSanto

 
The trial had begun on Sep 17 while I was still working at the temp job. The first day I went to the trial on Oct 7, it was closed for the holiday. Two days previously on Oct 5, James Cooley was charged with falsely accusing guys of robbing him in the subway after they spurned his sexual advances. Also, Rose DiSanto was dragged to her death when she wouldn't let go of a purse that was caught in a subway train in downtown Manhattan.
 
I returned to the trial on Oct 8 and then again on Oct 13 when I gave statements of my theory to the clerk to give to the judge and attorneys. I also gave copies to two journalists. One, I believe, was from Channel 7.
 
Oct 14, 1992 - Rick Dansby

Mr. Dansby, homeless, is shot and killed by Transit Authority cops in a Brooklyn subway station. He had a bag containing "Spy" and "Glamour" magazines.

Oct 15, 1992
 
My shelter case worker said she was leaving for another job. She gave me a letter from my sister, another concerning Jury Duty (even though my last Jury Duty letter was sent to my PO Box) and one from the Transit Adjudication Board which said I owed money for a subway fare evasion violation on July 8, 1992. Later, at the hearing, I was told that the fare evasion was supposedly done by someone who had one of my old stolen driver's licenses.
 
Call and send a letter to the ACLU asking for help in possibly writing a more effective FOIA request letter. I also include a Union Square Train Crash trial statement.

Oct 17, 1992 - Yoshihiro Hattori

Mr. Hattori, a Japanese exchange student, is shot and killed in Louisiana by Rodney Peairs.  He was dressed like John Travolta from the film "Saturday Night Fever" while on his way to a Halloween party. John Travolta is a Scientologist. It was also strange that there would be a Halloween party two weeks before Halloween.


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Oct 26, 1992 - Nicol Sowell

 
The skeleton of Mr. Sowell, a mildly retarded youth, was found by a homeless man in an E.  Harlem elevator shaft. He was apparently killed by friends for telling on them and reported missing by his mother on Feb 22, 1991.
 
Oct 27, 1992 - Ricky Lamont Coffin

Mr. Coffin escapes from prison and is shot at Duke University while holding two hostages.

My welfare benefits are cut off . They claim I did not tell them about my temp job. The charges are later dropped at my hearing.
 
Dec 10, 1992 - St Agnes Church Fire
 
The church adjacent to the St. Agnes Legal Clinic that I went to before catches fire. The "Coalition for the Homeless" might also have had a presence at St Agnes. I had recently met with them about my problems with welfare.
 
On the bus that night, an older white male says to a black female "Don't call us, we'll call you." And "If you buy something for $150, be sure and buy it from a place you can take it back if it needs to be fixed."
 
Dec 13, 1992 Larry Hogue/Ricky Ray

"60 Minutes" does a story on Larry Hogue, the mentally-ill person who had been terrorizing an neighborhood on W. 96th St.

Ricky Ray, the boy with AIDS, dies.
 
Dec 14, 1992 - Wayne Lo

Mr. Lo kills two people at a Massachusettes college. He is wearing a sweatshirt that reads "Sick of it all".

Dec 15, 1992

I go to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan and pick up literature on registration and majors. When exiting, a white male preceeds me wearing a "Bravo Volunteer ' Ambulance" jacket.

Dec 16, 1992 - Anthony Johnson


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Mr. Johnson is shot and killed on a train leaving the Union Square station for Grand Central Station. He worked at a supermarket on Lexington Av with a cross street in the 70's which possibly was a store that I shopped at frequently.
 
Dec 17, 1992
 
Hearing for discontinuation of welfare. Charges dropped.
 
Dec 20, 1992

Complain about racist remarks and cults to a worker at my shelter. He fills out a report. This begins a series of unusual meetings between myself, my new case worker, David Jacobs, and other apparent shelter workers.
 
Dec 21, 1992

Mail a "letter to the editor" to The Nation magazine about Scientology and Christian cults, in general. I also hint that people from with the Cold War might be involved.

Dec 22, 1992
 
Speak with Paul Aponte, a paralegal at MFY Legal Services in E. Harlem about problems I'd had with welfare and my shelter. I let him make a copy of the list that I had made for the St. Agnes Legal Clinic which included several of the crimes. I also told him the name of the person I spoke with at the Clinic and said that the two of them might be able to work together. He seemed excited at first, but wouldn't take my calls for the next three weeks. I felt like he was working with my shelter and possibly others behind my back.

Dec 25, 1992 - Pamela Macaro

Ms. Mascaro is shot and killed on a Queens highway. She had the same first name as the St. Agnes lawyer and whose name I had just given to the Legal Services paralegal.

Dec 28, 1993
 
Meeting at my shelter with my case worker and {Catherine McKinney, a psychologically oriented social worker. I ask them point blank if they know what's going on. They fumble around awhile and give me non-committal answers.
 
Jan 6, 1993
 
Meeting with shelter case worker. Show him a list of recent complaints at the shelter along with a list of possible solutions such as background checks for employees and fingerprinting of clients. He did not seem happy when he read the solutions.


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Jan 16, 1993 - Eric Mercer
 
Officer Mercer, an off-duty NYPD cop, is shot and killed in a Crown Heights roberry.
 
Jan 17, 1993 - Christopher Battiste
 
Mr. Battiste, a mentally-ill homeless person kills Doll Johnson outside of a Bronx church. He lived at the nearby Franklin Shelter. I wondered at the time whether my shelter might be trying to transfer me to this Bronx shelter because of the changes I suggested making at the VOA shelter. Though also, the courts had recently ordered the Franklin Shelter to reduce its client population to 200.

Walking back to the shelter that night near Downing Stadium on Randall's Island, a smallish, dark-haired man in a silver, sporty coupe asked me how to get to Astoria, Queens.

Approaching the shelter, a big, purple bus from the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Queens barrelled passed me. Many cars had been speeding close by me lately.
 
Jan 19, 1993

Scuffle at the Donnell Library in Manhattan. While the police are there, I complain to one of the officers about a person who seemed to be following me. He said to go to the Precinct which I did. I speak with a white officer (Monahan) and when I mention Scientology, another officer begins quoting from Dianetics. I felt that the library scuffle was perhaps set up to make me report the cults. Officer Monahan said there was nothing they could do. I agreed and left.
 
See a van in midtown Manhattan that says Stephen King killed John Lennon.

Jan 20, 1993
 
Have a meeting with my shelter case worker and someone named Mr. Morano who claims to be my case worker's supervisor. Tell him about the cults, but not the crimes. Feel like he's a psychologist or something. Very professional manner. Keeps pushing for me to get a psychiatric evaluation before they would investigate my complaints.
 
Jan 21, 1993

Mail letter to Steven Pafichow, Inspector General for the NYC Human Resources Administration, about my problems with the shelter. Also include a copy of the St. Agnes Legal Clinic letter that described crimes possibly associated with the shelter.

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Two CIA agents are shot and killled in front of CIA Headquarters.
Anniversary of the murder of GAP store manager Lisa Steinberg.
 
Jan 26, 1993

Meeting with shelter case worker. Feel he knows about the Inspector General letter. A client who had been harassing me had been transferred out two days previously.

Jan 29, 1993 - Bonnie Vargas
 
Mujahid Muhammad (aka Sidney Fisher) and two others rob a Chem Bank on Broadway and 91st St. in Manhattan. This is two blocks away from the office of the Wise Towers housing project that I am about to get an offer to move into. While the three robbers are in the bank they say that the robbery is "political". The robbers later become engaged in a gun battle with the police and Bonnie Vargas is taken hostage. She is subsequently shot and killled on 93rd St which is the street that the building I later move into is located. One of the police officers who was initially told of the robbery was named "Moss". A letter I receive a few days later from Wise Towers, dated Jan 27, is from a Mr. Moss.

I walk through the crime scene area on Feb 3 and there are many cops around.
 
The lawyer for one of the defendants is named Eric Schlosser.
 
Feb 1, 1993

Letter from the Inspector General saying that my case is being transferred to a James Capoziello of Adult Services.
 
Feb 2, 1993

My shelter case worker gives me the Wise Towers letter from Mr. Moss asking if I'm still interested in an apartment.I had mentioned in my letter to the Inspector General that I wondered if I was being kept from getting an apartment.
 
All my past letters from the Human Resources Administration had been sent to my PO Box.

Feb 3, 1993 - Larry Hogue

Mr. Hogue, the mentally-ill person who terrorizes the neighborhood near Wise Towers, is released from a mental hospital.

Feb 23, 1993 - Bonnie Bear


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Ms. Bear is shot and killed in lower Manhattan. She was half Japanese and shared the same first name as Bonnie Vargas, the bank robbery hostage. The suspects are Tyrone Walker and Walter Diaz. "Walker" has been associated with me before, maybe because I do so much walking. In an Aug 12, 1993 story, Walter Diaz has now become "Eric Rogers".
 
Move into Wise Towers. Had difficult time getting rent money from welfare office. Many delays, harassments and coded messages.
 
Feb 24, 1993 - John Rodriguez
 
Mr. Rodriguez stabs and kills Angel Jimenez. Mr. Jimenez had been bullying Mr. Rodriguez since the beginning of the school year. Mr. Rodriguez's mother, Rosa Vargas, has the same last name as Bonnie Vargas, the bank robbery hostage. They lived at Wald Houses in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. I had previously considered Wald Houses as a possible housing project to move into.
 
Feb 26, 1993 - World Trade Center Bombing
 
Terrorist act involving cult-like group. Besides wondering if there was a connection to my getting an apartment, I also wondered if it might be connected to my Dec 21 letter to The Nation hinting that these cults might be connected to people from the Cold War. Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman was said to have had connections with the CIA. He is also blind.
 
Feb 28, 1993 - Branch Davidian Raid
 
Another violent event involving a cult-like group. One of the FBI agents was named Bob Ricks. An agent who identifies a cult member at the trial is Eric Evers. An ex-member who had tried to expose the cult before is partially blind. The cult also had members in the LA metropolitan area.
 
Mar 10, 1993 - Dr. David Gunn
 
Florida abortion doctor killled by a fundamentalist Christian anti-abortionist. The third violent event involving cult-like groups in the past two weeks.

Mar 12, 1993 - Danielle Almonor
 
Ms. Almonor, a probation officer, is shot and killed in a Brooklyn courthouse by her estranged husband, Max, a parole officer. They both had attended John Jay College, the college I had decided to attend. Mr. Almonor had written many letters complaining to officials about his situation which is not unlike what I had been doing. Jim Fox, deputy chief probation officer, wrote a letter about the problems with Mr. Almonor to Rick Levy, regional director of the State Division of Parole. " Jim Fox" was also the name of the FBI in New York. Ms. Almonor was reading the novel, The Pelican Brief, when she got shot.


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Mar 31, 1993 - Brandon Lee

 
Mr. Lee is shot and killed while filming a scene from the movie, The Crow. He played "Eric Draven", who comes back from the dead to avenge his murder. Many strange occurences happened on the set. A close friend of Mr. Lee was Lou Diamond Phillips, who might have some sort of connection with Scientology. His name had appeared in a gossip column with other known Scientologists and he was in a movie about the math teacher, Jaime Escalante who has a connection with Scientology.

Apr 2, 1993 - Atsuko Mori
 
Ms Mori is drowned in the Hudson River in the W. Village, Manhattan. She is Japanese.  Her dog, who had fallen in the river, survived.

Mail letter to James Capoziello of Adult Services to find out how the investigation of the VOA shelter is going.

Apr 3,1993
 
"Universal News", a Christian newspaper, is slipped under my apartment door. There is also a "Movement for a People's Assembly" rally a few blocks from my apartment.

Apr 5, 1993 - Kultos Sayaves
 
Mr. Sayaves is stabbed and killed by Cathy Majaraj. He was attending John Jay College. His family was from Thailand and his brother might have been the intended victim.
 
Apr 7, 1993 - Christian Abakpa

Christian Abapka is stabbed and killed in Ft Greene, Brooklyn, while protecting his brother.  "Christian" seems to be another coded name. He is from Nigeria. His mother worked for the Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center. The suspect, Kenneth Park, belonged to loosely-knit gang called the "Deceptions" and his nickname was "Hook". They were playing a basketball game callled "Utah". "Utah" as in the murdered Utah tourist Brian Watkins? His lawyer is Eric Poulos.
 
Apr 9, 1993 - George and Vincent Chin
 
The Chin twins and a cousin from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, are drowned in a Massachusettes hotel pool. Their father, Walter, used to work at the Windows on the World restaurant at the World Trade Center.

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Mr. Rose, a mentally-ill homeless man stabs a baby with a pen in front of Lee's Grocery Store in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He stopped by periodically at the "Neighborhood Center for Homeless People" on E. 77th St. in Manhattan.

Could the pen have referred to my Apr 2 letter to Mr. Capoziello about the shelter investigation? "Lee's Grocery Store" as in Brandon Lee? And the E. 77th St homeless center was the first place I stayed during my initial stop in NYC.

Apr 12, 1993 - Prince Chitresh Khedker

Prince Khedker of India and his S. American born wife are found strangled to death in their Park Avenue apartment.

Apr 14, 1993 - Tiffany Graham/Stuart Abramowitz Trial

Go to the final days of the trial (see Aug 28, 1991. Union Square Train Crash), but the guard says that the trial is tomorrow. While exiting on the elevator, a heavy black or Latin male wearing a priest's collar says to his companion that he is involved with "Promesa" and that someone was about to join till they got involved in a "mess". I had inquired at "La Promesa" about a cook training program before.

When I left my apartment bulding in the morning, a Latin guy brushed passed me saying "crazy, crazy". When I returned that evening, three cops were standing in front of my building.

On Apr 15, I give the old Union Square Park Crash statements to the clerk to give to the lawyers and judge.

The defendant, Thaddeus Davis, is convicted of murder on Apr 17.
 
Apr 16, 1993 - Robert Singleton/Mordecai Levy

Mr. Singleton, a NYC Transit Authority worker, is shot and killed in Flatbush, Brooklyn. A wreath was placed where he was shot with a card that read "Though we don't know you, God bless you and keep you safe."

Mordecai Levy, stuck behind a bus in his Jeep, swings around the bus, crosses a yellow line, runs a red light and hits Jonathon Medina who was on his way to Bible school. I got a phone call on Apr 19 asking for a "Mordecai Gordon. I was watching a TV program about cults at the time.

Apr 21, 1993
 
Receive a 14-day notice in the mail from Narain Wadhwani, manager of Wise Towers, saying


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I owe $200 in back rent. My rent is sent directly to Wise Towers from the welfare office. I straighten it out for the time being.

Apr 23, 1993 - Gary Wilensky

Mr. Wilensky attempts to kidnap an ex-tennis student at an upstate NY tennis tournament. He lived at 1623 Third Av in what is known as the Yorkville section of Manhattan. This is an area I used to walk through frequently, is the area where Lisa Steinberg, the murdered GAP store manager used to live, and is an area that a couple of more crimes that will occur in the next few weeks will have a connection with.

Apr 28, 1993

Receive letter from Mi. Capoziello of Adult Services saying that the investigation of the shelter found nothing. I mail a letter to Mr. Capoziello the next day requesting a copy of the report of the investigation.

Apr 30, 1993

File complaint at the Cathedral Post Office in Manhattan about packages I had been receiving that were addressed to the people next door.

May 1, 1993 - Chung Kwang/Lee Kim Kwang/Edward Hong

The two Mr. Kwangs, S. Korean fugitives, are arrested in Queens after a woman they were forcing into prostitution flees. 

Edward Hong, S. Korean, is shot and killed on his way to his textile store in Mid-Manhattan.

May 3, 1993 Lisa Steinberg Murder Trial/Maria Rodriguez

Go to the final days of the Steinberg murder trial. I had first heard of the trial from a newspaper article on Apr 30. I try to give statments of my theory to the judge and lawyers, but only one of the defense lawyers looks at it and is not receptive. The judge, Judge Rothwax, was the same judge that was at the Tiffany Graham/Stuart Abramowitz trial from Apr 15.

Maria Rodriguez and five family members were found slashed and beaten to death in their burning apartment at the Thomas Jefferson Housing Project on E. 115th St in Manhattan. Four months previously, they had lived at the Metro North Housing Project on E. 100th St. in Manhattan, a place I used to walk by daily, the footbridge connecting the Ward's Island shelter to Manhattan had its Manhattan exit near the Metro North Houses. Ms. Rodriguez


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used to be a member of a social club called "Los Angeles". Los Angeles is the city where my problems began. She used to go dancing at a dance club called Studio 84 on Broadway and 95th St, a few blocks from my present apartment.

The suspect, Ramon Concepcion, apparently went to Ms. Rodriguez's apartment on May 1 and killed her and her family. He stayed with the bodies over the week-end and then set fire to the apartment on May 3. This time frame is similar to the time between my reading about the Lisa Steinberg trial and actually going there. He had a stormy two year relationship with Ms. Rodriguez that ended about two months previously. My stay at the VOA shelter was around two years and I left the shelter about two months ago. He also worked at Yankee Sleep Products at 228 E. 122nd Street in Manhattan, a street I often walked down on my way back to the shelter.

May 4, 1993 Lisa Steinberg Trial

Hand out statements to the friends and family of Ms. Steinberg and the defendant, Anwar Abdul. A guard tells me that I am not to talk or write to anyone about the trial.

May 5, 1993 Dr. Dennis Kleinman/Alfredo Rias

Dr. Kleinman. anasthesiologist, pleads not guilty to sexually molesting a sedated patient on Feb 26 at a Manhattan podiatrist's office. From a picture on the news, the office looked similar to one that I often used to walk by in the Yorkville section, the same area where Lisa Steinberg and tennis coach, Gary Wilensky, used to live.

Alfredo Rias climbs into the lion's den at the Bronx Zoo. His mother says he's schizophrenic. "Alfredo" was the first name of two prominent people who used to sleep in my section at the shelter.

May 7, 1993 - Karen Cole

Ms Cole, climbs to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge and threatens to jump.

Earlier, minutes before dawn, a naked man ran across the Brookly Bridge, shouting that it was a beautiful day. He was apparently hit and killed by a car driven by Abraham Ferencz.

May 8, 1993 Stephanie Pagan/Keron Thomas

Ms. Pagan and her two daughters were stabbed to death in their Queensbridge Housing Project apartment in Long Island City, Queens, which was where my job training school at FEGS was originally located.

The suspect, Ronald Woodson, had supposedly met Ms. Pagan three weeks before. This was around the time of the Tiffany Graham/Stuart Abramowitz trial. He worked as a trainer at


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Yorkville Total Fitness, the same area where Lisa Steinberg and Gary Willensky lived and Dr. Kleinman, the anasthesiologist, possibly worked. Ms Pagan was killed with a knife, but one report said that scissors were also used. I had mentioned my carrying scissors with me back in Los Angeles in the statements I handed out at the Steinberg trial.

Keren Thomas, 16, poses as a subway motorman and takes the "A" train from Brooklyn to Upper Manhattan. He did fine until the train suddenly stopped, then he just sat there. Was this possibly an allusion to my handing out the statements at the Steinberg trial and then doing nothing afterwards?

May 10, 1993 - Lisa Steinberg Trial/Manuel de Dios/Eric Napoletano/Eric Knight

There is an extremely long line into the courthouse. Two white females are in front of me and talk of coming back from New Orleans and Canada two weeks ago. They precede me into the Steinberg trial courtroom. One has a plastic "GAP" triangle hanging out of her bag. A big guard sits near me in the curtroom. Lisa Steinberg's father might have been waiting for me in the doorway with a guard and a youong boy during one break, but I didn't recognize him, so I kept walking.

At a pizza place later, two white males said that someone had a chance to win, but people came and outvoted him.

Seven people are charged in the Mar 11, 1992 slaying of journalist, Manuel de Dios.

Eric Napoletano, New Jersey, is found guilty of the June, 1990 killing of his wife.

At Eric Knight's trial, a witness recants her previous statements concerning a Nov 30, 1991 murder of a homeless woman.

There is a Tenant Patrol meeting at my building. The only Tenant Patrol meeting in the year since I've lived there.

May 11, 1993

"Petition for Non-Payment of Rent" slipped under my door. Signed by manager Narain Wadhwani who might have been at the meeting last night. Must make a Housing Court appearance or face eviction.

May 12, 1993 - Christian Fettorelf

Christian Fettorelf ("Christian") is injured while helping Dawn Queally fight off a robber at the 59th and Lexington subway station at Hunter College in Manhattan. A public housing


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meeting will occur at Hunter College in a few days. They happen to live near one another in Long Island City, Queens (FEGS). He is a psychology student (mental illness) who works as a paralegal (John Jay College).

May 13, 1993 - Eric Bache

Eric Bache hits and kills five Amish children in Ohio with his car.

Call MFY Legal Services at 759 Tenth Av in Manhattan and make appointment to discuss a harassment suit against Wise Towers for eviction proceedings.

May 15, 1993 - Eric Schmitt/Koji Shitoto

Mr. Schmitt, a gunman who had taken hostages at a nursery school in France, is arrested.

Koji Shitoto, a mental patient, leaps to his death at bellevue Hospital in Manhattan.

"People for Better Public Housing" meeting at Hunter College. A person from my housing project contacts me at the meeting. At all subsequent meetings, one person from Wise Towers is always there.

May 18, 1993 Sunya Margulies

Ms. Margulies, 6, is hit by a car driven driven by Sermy Onelien that was cut off by a van at 8:30 am in front of La Ciudad, a Cuban/Chinese restaurant on Broadway and 78th St in Manhattan. I would have walked by here on my way to my 11 am meeting at MFY Legal Services, though I took the train. When I walked by "La Ciudad" two days later, two white females hug.

At MFY Legal Services, the receptionist said she lived at Wise Towers also. The lawyer I spoke with said they didn't handle lawsuits. He asked me who I thought might be doing the harassing. I said religious groups or law enforcement agencies. When I said "law enforcement agencies", he awkwardly changed the subject.

May 26, 1993 - Shaleen Wadhwani/Hema Sakhrani

Mr. Wadhwani was shot and killed in Manhasset, Long Island. He was the son of Narain Wadhwani, the manager of my housing project who apparently became the manager about a month before I moved in. During Jury Duty interviews this week in downtown Manhattan, I had mentioned that I was considering a lawsuit against the NYC Housing Authority. The suspect, Chandran Nathan, worked as an actuary in the NYC retirement system. He was planning to go to Disney World before joining his wife in the Phillipines.

On May 29, Hema Sakhrani, Shaleen's fiancee apparently leapt to her death from her


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family's apartment. At the funeral, Narain Wadhwani said of Shaleen and Hema, "They were so great. They both are so great. Because they are alive I am telling everybody that they are going on their honeymoon tomorrow." Was he speaking religiously or factually? Were these deaths fabricated for some reason? Or were they real and represented a kind of retribution for the eviction proceeding?

Two days later, a man is acquitted in the 1987 beating of an Indian doctor. Shaleen Wadhwani was apparently a very talented pre-med student.

On Jun 1, someone slips a Housing Authority poster under my door that says that Management, the Housing Police and tenants have to work together. Around this time, I also begin seeing many Indian-looking people for a few days.

May 25, 1993 - Johnnie Cromartie

Mr. Cromartie dies while under police supervision at Downtown New York Hospital which is near where I was doing jury duty. I hadn't really heard many stories coming from that hospital before.

Jun 1, 1993 - Allyn Winslow

Mr. Winslow was shot and killed in Prospect Park in Brooklyn. He taught drama and gave inspirational seminars at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in the Ansonia Building in Manhattan. A few days after the murder, someone pointed out the Ansonia Building as I walked by. Did they know something or was it a set-up? He had gone to Disney World like the suspect in the Shaleen Wadhwani murder had planned to. A pot of flowers was placed where he was shot with a note that read "To the biker, Mr. Winslow, may you be in a better place with angels on a cloud."

Jun 7, 1993 - Golden Venture

A ship carrying illegal Chinese immigrants runs aground at Rockaway Peninsula, Queens. The next day, my brother comes to visit me. I had not told anyone in California my location.

Jun 9, 1993 - Volunteers of America mentally-ill resident

A person from a VOA residence for the mentally ill near my apartment tries to castrate himself and throw himself into the river.

Jun 18, 1993

Letter from Wise Towers saying I owe $142 in back rent.

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Receive letter telling of a "People for Better Public Housing" meeting.

Jun 24, 1993 - NYC Landmarks Bombing Plot

An apparent Muslim plan to bomb NYC landmarks is thwarted. One of the defendants, Clement Rodney Hampton-El is said to belong to a radical Muslim sect "Al-Fuqra". There was a trial going on in Canada in Oct, 1993 where Al-Fuqra targeted Indian theatres and airplanes to be bombed. This might possibly tie in with the Shaleen Wadhwani and Prince Khedker murders. Also, three of the defendants in the Canadian trial were from Texas. I believe that the parents of Anwar Abdul from the Lisa Steinberg trial were also from Texas. Also, Emad Salem, the informer who helped solve the NYC case, used to live aabout ten blocks from me in Bretton Hall. There seems to be increased harassment activity whenever I walk pass Bretton Hall sometimes.

Jun 26, 1993

At the "People for Better Public Housing " meeting I briefly tell Congressman Major Owens about my problems with my housing project and welfare and cult-like groups bothering me.

Jun 29, 1993 - Eric Price/Milton Setzer

Mr Price and Mr Setzer are found dead with their throats cut. They lived on West End Av near 104th St, about a dozen blocks from my apartment. Mr Setzer was apparently a member of Alcoholics Anonymous, a group which seemed to play a role at the shelter. "Milton" was the name of one of a series of annoying people who had a bed next to mine at the shelter.

Jul 7, 1993 - Pamela Schneider

Ms. Schneider, blind, is killed by a #3 subway train at Penn Station in Manhattan. Her guide dog, Pepper, survived.

Jul 9, 1993
 
Take admissions test at John Jay College. Am told that I would be eligible for a student loan, even though I would be working towards a second BA. The next day, the elevators are broken for the entire week-end at my building.

Jul 12, 1993 - Ny-Aya Hill
 
Ms. Hill is stabbed and killed at the Red Hook Housing Project in Brooklyn. She attended Martin Luther King High School which is a few blocks away from John Jay College in Manhattan. She planned on becoming a lawyer. A prominent person at the "People for Better Public Housing" meetings was a school teacher who lived at the Red Hook Houses. The first name of suspect "Nakia" Watson


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looks similar to my last name "Nakao".

I receive another letter from "People for Better Public Housing" on Jul 14 about a future meeting.

Jul 20, 1993 - Prince Khedker/Eric Price/Milton Setzer

George Cobo and Tony Lee Simpson are arrested for the murder of Prince Khedker (Apr 12, 1993) and also of Eric Price and Milton Setzer (Jun 29, 1993).

I am assigned to do a workfare assignment beginning Aug 2.

Jul 21, 1993 - Hui Cheng

Ms Cheng is pushed onto the tracks at the 96th and Broadway subway station. This is the nearest station to my apartment. The suspect, a black female, told her that she was pushed because she was "white". There seems to be some sort of system where I'm supposed to join either a white or black group. Earlier in the day a clerk at John Jay College had said that my references for my student loan were no good. But I called the bank and they said that my references were acceptable. Could my path being clear to attend John Jay mean that I was choosing the white group?

Jul 26, 1993

First successful Call Trace of one of the nuisance calls I'd been receiving.

Turn in student loan application.

Jul 27, 1993 - Larry Hogue

Mr. Hogue, the terrorizer of W. 96th St, is to be released from the mental hospital to a son in Bridgeport, Conn. The Moonies own a university in Bridgeport.

John Jay College orientation
 
"People for Better Public Housing" letter concerning a meeting with then NYC Housing Authority Commissioner, Sally Hernandez-Pinero.

Jul 30, 1993

File Nuisance Call Complaint with the 24th Precinct.

Jul 31, 1993 - Santa Marquez/Michael Sakara


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Ms. Marquez and her two children are shot and killed in their S. Windsor, Connecticut home. Their bodies are found at the Brooklyn Piers near John and Jay Streets (John Jay College). The suspect, John Camacho, was a cousin of the Marquez family who had tried to help him, but things did not go smoothly and they threw him out. He graduated from John Jay High in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Michael Sakara's dismembered body is found in Haverstraw, NY. He lived on West End Av near 98th St, not far from my apartment. He was a typesetter at the New York Law Journal.

"People for Better Public Housing" meeting, but Housing Commissioner Sally Pinero is not there as promised. Other Housing Authority executives are there. Milagros Stanley, apparently the President of the Tenant Association in my building says that she and I should work together.

Aug 2, 1993 - Eric Smith

Eric Smith, 13, beats and kills Derrick Robie, 4, in Savona, NY.

Mail letter to Sally Pinero about housing problems and related crimes.

Aug 9, 1993

Mail Barbara Sabol, then Human Resources Administration Commissioner, a letter similar to the one I sent to Ms. Pinero.

First day of Workfare. Assigned as a messenger in the mailroom at the NYC Dept of Real Property at 2 Lafayette St in Manhattan. A City worker named "Rene" claims to live near me on W. 97th St. People keep throwing the name "Bonnie" around. I had mentioned the Bonnie Vargas and Bonnie Bear murders in my Sally Pinero and Barbara Sabol letters. Some workfare people and city employees might have been cops or cult members. I had kept my private papers locked in my bag. They might have picked my lock and made copies of all my papers.

Aug 12, 1993 - Bonnie Bear Pre-Trial
 
Ms. Bear's (Feb 23, 1993) suspected killers are indicted. The former "Walter Diaz" is now "Eric Rogers".

Aug 21, 1993
 
Final "People for Better Public Housing" meeting.

Aug 23, 1993 - Masakazu Kuriyama


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Mr. Kuriyama, a Japanese exchange student, is shot and killed in Concord, California. Concord is near where I was born. He also has the same last name as Lester Kuriyama, one of the prosecutors of Eric Menendez, whose trial began on Jul 20.

Aug 26, 1993 - NYC Landmarks Bombing Plot Pre-Trial

Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman is indicted for being part of a conspiracry to bomb NYC landmarks (Jun 24, 1993). He makes an appearance at the Federal courthouse which is across the street from my workfare assignment. There are many media representatives there. The manager at my workfare assignment points to me during a radio commercial that says "Act now!" and he says "Act now!" to me.I don't go to the media. Riding the elevator, a white couple says that some baby threw up its milk. This is my last day at the workfare assignment.

Sep 1, 1993

First day of classes at John Jay College. Much cult-like activity throughout the semester.

Sep 12, 1993 - Terence Campbell

Mr Campbell is shot and killed on the footbridge connecting my old shelter on Ward's Island and Manhattan. He lived on W. 95th St, a few blocks from my apartment. He was an ex-English major who was about to work as a tax lawyer at a Manhattan Law firm. I have a BA in English and am taking legal classes at John Jay.  He also looked a little like Allyn Winslow, the drama teacher shot on Jun 1, 1993.

The next day a woman is raped in Central Park, about 15 blocks from my apartment. Also, copper cable is cut at Grand Central Station.

Sep 18, 1993

Letter from local Housing Police about a police/tenant meeting on Sep 28. The trial of murdered Housing Cop, Paul Heidelberger (Jul 18, 1992), is to begin in a few weeks also.

Sep 24, 1993 - Larry Hogue

Mr. Hogue is arrested after he illegally returned to his old W. 96th St. neighborhood that he had previously terrorized. I saw someone resembling Mr. Hogue today near St. Luke's Hospital in Midtown Manhattan. He was lying on his stomach on the sidewalk and looking straight at me when I walked passed.

Oct 13, 1993

Scientology is granted a tax exemption by the IRS as a charitaable and religious organization.


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Oct 27, 1993 - Andres Huang


Mr. Huang, a transient, is charged with accidently starting the Altadena fire.

Nov 3, 1993 - Stephen Feinman

Mr. Feinman is found shot and dead in the Bronx. He was reported missing three days ago. He had started driving a cab for a Long Island City company two months ago. He finished paralegal training and volunteered at the ACLU, but was not offered a job. I started taking legal classes at John Jay College about two months ago.

Nov 20, 1993

Photo negatives, a memo from the John Jay Student Council saying that it won't tolerate mistreatment of students and a Village Voice with Klingons on the cover are in a little booth I had been working for the past few days at the John Jay College Library.

Nov 23, 1993 - Sonya Kim

Ms. Kim, a philosophy student, is hit by a car in the W. Village, Manhattan. There had been a mild controversy in my philosophy class.

Nov 24, 1993 - Siew Kin Yeo

Ms. Yeo is shot and killed in a robbery of Lee's Chinese Kitchen in the Bronx. "Siew" like "lawsuit"? "Lee" like Brandon Lee?

Nov 26, 1993

Drop off negataives to be developed. Am told to pick them up on Dec. 8.

Nov 30, 1993 - Eric Hendricks

Officer Hendricks, an NYPD cop, is shot at for driving too slow. Am I too slow? He worked at the Randall's Island Station. I used to rest next to that station when I would walk back to the shelter.

Dec 2, 1993 - Ellen Liu/Mili Subudhi

Ms Liu and Ms Subudhi commit suicide by lying down in front of a Long Island Rail Road train in Setauket, Long Island. If Ms. Subudhi was Indian, could this be an allusion to the murdered son of my apartment manager on May 26, 1993? They went to Ward Melville High School (Ward's Island?).


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Dec 7, 1993 - Long Island Rail Road Massacre/Damian Williams/Operation Big Shot


Six people die from gunshot wounds on a Long Island Rail Road train in Merillon, Long Island. Among the dead are Mi Kyung Kim (Korean. Worked in math library at Columbia University which is near my apartment), Marita Magtoto (Phillipina who just got a legal job in Manhattan), Richard Nettleton (aspiring writer. I had written some things in the past), Amy Federici (her mother, Arlene, was an English teacher), James Gorycki (Go Ricky?), and Dennis McCarthy (McCarthyism?)

The suspect, Colin Ferguson, carried papers with complaints about various social service agencies, the police, and the Transit Authority. They were written in tight, tiny letters. I, also, had written letters of complaint against these groups. The printing in my journals is also very small. His complaint had been rejected by several lawyers as were my complaints. One of the lawyers he went to, Lauren Abramson, has a name similar to Erik Menendez' lawyer, Leslie Abramson.

He requested all documents, photos, etc of himself from the police. This sounds similar to my FOIA requests to the NYPD, FBI and CIA. He also had a complaint against a "Chinese racist", Mr. Sue (lawsuit?). He had lived in Long Beach, California before coming to New York. I, too, had lived in the Los Angeles area before coming to New York. One of the security guards at an old job of his was named "Ron Rickey", a combination of my brother's name and my old nickname. He also apparently liked reading loudly from the Bible. Christian fundamentalists seem to be a group that has concerned itself with me.

On Dec 13, 1993, after the information about Mr. Ferguson had come out in the papers, my philosophy class had a pre-planned discussion on the insanity defense. Mr. Ferguson's situation was discussed. One student spoke of Mr Sue being a Chinese store owner on some corner. I was sitting near the comer.

I got a phone call saying that the pictures that were being developed from the negatives that had been left for me at the John Jay College library were ready. They were pictures of various Arican-Americans. Evidence or set-up?

Damian Williams from the LA riots is sentenced.

Operation Big Shot, a drug bust involving an international heroin ring including Asia, Russia, France and the New York Mafia. An apartment is raided at W. 57th and 8th St. in Manhattan which is across the street from the bank where Sgt Keith Levine broke up the ATM robbery on Dec 28, 1991 and half a block from where GAP store assistant manager Lisa Steinberg was killed on Jan 25, 1992. One suspect, Officer Edward Castro, is with the 25th Precinct in E. Harlem who worked the 4 pm to midnight shift. I was in that area often when I used to return to the VOA shelter.


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Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Jan 6, 1994 - Nancy Kerrigan/Ricardo Punsalan

Ms. Kerrigan was hit on the knee before an ice skating competition in Detroit, Michigan. One suspect is Shawn Eric Eckharadt. He confessed to Eugene Saunders, a born-again Christian minister who went to a private investigator, Gary Crowe. Both Mr. Eckhardt and Mr. Saunders were taking paralegal classes from Mr. Crowe. My name is Eric. Christians seem to be involved in my situation. Brandon Lee's last film was The Crow. (Mar 31, 1993) I am taking legal classes at John Jay College.

Tonya Harding's choreographer is Erika Bakacas. The spokesperson for CBS Sports has been Rick Gentile. Ms Kerrigan's mother is blind. A woman, in a copycat attack in Germany of soccer player Oliver Moller, could speak only in sign language. "Erika" is another form of "Eric". "Rick" is an old nickname of mine. I am signed up with Recording for the Blind, though I am not blind. Blindness could also refer to my trying to deal with my situation without any direct knowledge of what's going on. Sign language is another recurring symbol, perhaps referring to my non-talkative personality or perhaps indicating that the incident itself is a sign.

On Feb 4, 1994, Ricardo "Ricky" Punsalan, brother of American Olympic ice dancer Elizabeth Punsalan, apparently stabs and kills their father, Dr. Ernesto Punsalan. Ricardo was said to have had a history of mental illness, his family claimed the attack may have been caused by a change in Ricardo's anti-depressant medication to Prozac. Mental illness is another recurring symbol, perhaps referring to seeming insanity of my claims or perhaps the insanity of my attempting to do anything about an impossible situation. Or maybe they think I'm clinically insane. And Prozac is manufactured by Eli Lilly, a company that the Scientologists have targeted in the past.

Feb 4, 1994

Begin typing this paper in the John Jay College Computer Room. People are hovering around me, so they might know the contents of this paper. They might have even tapped into my computer.

Feb 6, 1994 - Natalia Rivera

A bowling ball is apparently dropped onto the Depressed Highway in New Jersey, bounces off a truck and hits and kills 8-month old Natalia Rivera. Her parents are psychotherapists. The suspect, Calvin Settle (settle a score? a bet?), was enrolled at "Synergy", a program for emotionally troubled teens that is run by the organization that managed my old shelter, Volunteers of America. Mr Settle's caseworker at the program was Hawaiin Thompson. He worked as a food service worker at Christ Hospital. Getting hit in the head with a bowling


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ball also reminded me of an Olympics parody I once wrote, though Morality in Media says it's Beavis and Butthead.

Conclusion

The following are six possible explanations for what's been happening.

1) Alliance of Cults

I will loosely define a cult as a group of people who use intelligence agency techniques for illegal or unethical purposes. Groups such as these, despite differences in religious or political beliefs, share the common experience of operating outside the law. Cooperation between the groups could be mutually advantageous. They can share information and expertise when in need and also band together to advance common goals such as freedom of religion. Unfortunately, freedom of religion in the case of these cults, sometimes seems to involve the trampling of other people's civil liberties.

2) Cults and Mainstream Groups

Cults are not the only groups who are interested in issuess such as freedom of religion. In the past, Scientology had organized a convention that included mainstream religious groups, calling on them to band together for religious freedom. A similar occurence took place in the early 1980's after Jonestown when mainstream religious organizations and civil liberty groups opposed anti-cult legislation that they felt could hurt everyone's First Amendment rights.

Scientology is also involved in environmental issues and education. The Moonies own a mainstream newspaper in Washington, DC. Many fundamentalist Christian groups are involved in drug rehabilitation and other social service programs. To sacrifice the one for the many, a line I heard while at the Christian shelter in Canyon Country, might be a tempting philosophy for mainstream groups and cults alike, if they have to choose between the rights of one or a few people as opposed to the possible improvement of society at large.

Also, many of these cult members have mainstream jobs. If they could obtain employment in management or the personnel department of a desired mainstream company, a type of subversive alliance could be formed with cult members in key positions. An old ad that Scientology once sent me targeted management and people working in personnel as good candidates for their program.

3) Cults and Organized Crime

Since these cults often find themselves on the wrong side of the law with battles over taxes, aggressive recruitment and fundraising techniques, and harassment of targeted persons, it might only be a matter of time before they moved from this outlaw mentality to ties with professional crime groups.


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Some of these cults also have non-cult businesses or access to government contracts for social service programs. The traditional crime groups might see a financial opportunity with these types of cults.

4) Cults and Intelligence Agencies

A magazine article from a couple of years ago told of CIA-trained armies in Germany, who, after the CIA had severed ties with them, continued to operate for their own purposes.

One of these secret armies, begun in the 1950's, was publicly considered a fringe group that was headed by a lunatic. This reminded me of the Scientology story. Their founder, L. Ron Hubbard, began Scientology in the 1950's, his group was considered a cult and he, himself, was thought to be a little off. Hubbard also claimed to have ties with Navy intelligence. After Scientology was discovered to have stolen documents from various Federal agencies, Hubbard left America and sailed around the world in his yacht. He was refused entry in many countries because they felt he was connected to the CIA. He eventually returned to America.

Could it be that he cut a deal with American intelligence whereby he could continue his activity in this country as long as he made his organization available for intelligence purposes? Or was Scientology involved with the CIA from the beginning?

Foreign intelligence services could also be involved. The Moonies have been rumoured to have links with Korean intelligence.

Cults would be a good organization for an intelligence front group. They're secretive. Their members are loyal and malleable. They have a reputation for unusual behavior, so that intelligence activities performed by them could be attributed to cult zealousness. They're protected by the First Amendment. They can freely travel around the country and the world to their various outposts. And by delving deeply into their member's psyches and characters as part of the cult's program, superior candidates for possible direct intelligence recruitment can be found.

5) Secret War

Could different cults with conflicting beliefs be engaged in a secret war? When I've looked up articles on Scientology in the past, several anti-Scientology articles from the 1980's have been published by the same Christian periodical. I've also heard of an anti-cult network consisting of former members and others with negative feelings towards cults.

Sometimes I feel I'm surrounded by two warring factions. It's possible that one side is harassing me so that I will complain about the actions of the other side. I see many CONWAY bags and hear the song "Everybody Plays the Fool" every once in awhile.


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Occasionally. I hear things like "This is stupid. We want to be your friend" or "Just tell us what you want us to do" Other times it's "This is boring" or "There aren't many people left who are doing what he's doing." And could any of the crimes I've listed be part of this secret war?

But sometimes I feel that they are two sides of the same coin. There was a period where people kept talking about black and white groups and that I had to choose one of them. And even if they are truly on opposite sides, their tactics are so similar that it's difficult to tell them apart.

Law enforcement agencies could also be involved in this secret war, doing battle against the combined forces of the cults. Sometimes I get the feeling that they're around me fighting on my behalf. But why wouldn't they tell me? And when I combine this with the unpleasant experiences I had in some police stations, plus being blasted with police sirens in the past, I'm not sure how to regard them.

6) Cults and the Supernatural

I mentioned in the background section my experiences with the possible rainmaking abilities of these cults, but I've also had other experiences that seemed to involve ESP. For example, I would leave my apartment in Los Angeles and people outside would be talking about the place I'd planned on going. I would think that I might want to talk with a particular person about my situation and soon I would run into that person. On my first bus trip across the cuntry, I was going over Spanish vocabulary in my-head so that the cult people couldn't read my mind, and suddenly, they started talking about foreign languages. When I was at the VOA shelter, I was thinking that if anything happened to me, I wanted to be buried here in New York and people suddenly started talking about speaking with a religious woman who periodically came to the shelter as if she could handle my burial arrangements. And I also soon received an ad in the mail about a New York cemetary.

Sometimes I also feel I hear things inside my head. Mostly it's laughter or grumbling. But once, in Los Angeles, after I decided to try and call the FBI, a voice in my head that sounded like a female Scientologist who lived down the hall said "Don't do it!"

I'd read that the Russians had experimented with ESP by using electricity. I also read about the CIA experimenting with mind reading and thought implantation by using electromagnetism. This made me think of a time back in Los Angeles when I experienced an extreme amount of static electricity in my apartment. Visible sparks would come off my blanket at night and I also heard some crackling in my electrical wires during this period.

Also, back in LA, someone would come into my room and sprinkle blood or blood-red paint on my T-shirts and sheets. There was also talk of blood during my first cross-country journey. Someone I had known had said to me in the past that she lived near a place called the "House of Hermetic". I didn't think much about it at the time, but after these other things


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started happening I looked up "hermetic" and found that hermetics is a type of witchcrat.

Eric Nakao
PO Box        Rockefeller Center Station
New York, NY 10185


(2004 note: I no longer have the above PO Box. My phone number and old PO Box number have been deleted.)


posted: december 6, 2004
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