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Scutari, Richard (1947–)

The head of security for the white supremacist group the Order, Richard Scutari was the last to be brought to justice after an FBI investigation led to the group's downfall.

Born on April 30, 1947, he lived in Port Jefferson, New York, until 1956, when his family moved to Florida. He dropped out of high school to join the Navy, where he learned how to dive. After leaving the military, he worked as a diver until 1979 when he started a construction business with his brother. He joined the American Pistol and Rifle Association (APRA), a survivalist gun club, and while attending a national meeting in 1980, was introduced to the race-based theology Christian Identity.

Scutari started his local unit of the APRA unit, and throughout the early 1980s taught shooting and combat in Port Salerno, Florida. In 1982, he was invited ...

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