The CIA does covertly what the government is unable to do overtly. The CIA fights wars without the knowledge of Congress, routinely participates in assassination of foreign leaders, and are generally dicks while causing worldwide mayhem.
Illuminati insider JC Bode becomes the head of the Illuminati following Weishaupt’s banishment. Weishaupt dies quietly in Saxe-Gotha in 1830.
On October 12th 1786, the Bavarian Police storms Baron Bassus’ Sandersdorf Castle. Codename Hannibal, the baron was a great recruiter for the Illuminati.
The purpose of the Illuminati Dirigens or Scotch Knight level was to form administrators for the Order of the Illuminati. Knights were charged with keeping an eye out for possible Illuminati initiates within Masonic Lodges effectively forming a secret society within a secret society.