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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 11:34 AM

The Guardian has outed the true identity of the mysterious founder of the Base




The Base is a white nationalist terror group that made the news when three of its members were arrested and accused of planning to start a civil war at this week's gun rally in Virginia by murdering cops and opening fire on the pro-gun protesters.

The group has a "culture of secrecy" and its members know its founder by aliases like "Norman Spear" and "Roman Wolf." But The Guardian has uncovered his true identity, using a combination of insider leaks and public records requests. According to the newspaper, "Norman Spear" is Rinaldo Nazzaro, a 46-year-old American from New Jersey whose personal history includes many extravagant claims of providing intelligence and security contracting to governments.

Apart from this, Nazzaro has very little social media presence, but his biographic details and images of him line up with what is know of "Spear."

It's not clear where Nazzaro lives; his wife is Russian and his image appears in advertisements for English language tutoring services in St Petersburg. He also owns an apartment in New Jersey...

https://boingboing.net/2020/01/24/rinaldo-nazzaro.html


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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 12:52 PM

1. "We" are the bad guys though?

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Sun Jan 26, 2020, 12:03 PM

2. Rinaldo Nazzaro

 

Isn't that a Hispanic name?

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