Randi acknowledged that the arrest of Alvarez and the allegations of identity fraud have opened himself up to attack by his critics, which are legion. He said he is not overly concerned fresh attacks from paranormal practitioners will undermine his work — he has a lecture tour scheduled across Canada next week.
Source: Sun Sentinel [Florida]
Yes. This news has brought out critics of Randi and the JREF who find it irresistible to take digs at this time about things that have nothing to do with this situation.