“Which Had Been Given by Gadianton and Kishkumen”

W. Cleon Skousen

It had been hoped that by keeping the satanical ritual of the ancient Jaredites secret and not publishing their history it would protect the Nephites and Lamanites from the curse that had destroyed the Jaredites. However Satan had revealed to Gadianton the whole secret crime cult by which they could murder and get gain.

Treasures from the Book of Mormon