The Samanta Roy Institute of Science and Technology this month became more than a curiosity when Shawano residents learned that a member of the group is suspected of putting together a written threat against 60 people in the community. A Canadian businessman who has financial dealings with the group provided the list and has turned police informant.

Shawano sect still veiled in secrecy | | Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Looks like it has all the earmarks of one: highly secret, leader is rarely seen, out of the way, nefarious activity.

A little more info here.