Sarah Lawrence Student's Father Charged With Sex Trafficking And Extortion Through Alleged Campus Cult
Lawrence Ray was charged with 9 counts including sex trafficking, forced labor and money laundering, and faces life in prison.
Feb 11, 2020 2:06 PM
'We're Going To Do Unethical Things Ethically': Digital Spying And More Updates From The Nxivm Trial
Raniere and his top lieutenants allegedly knew that "some of what they were doing ... was not kosher."
Updated: May 29, 2019 5:19 PM
Keith Raniere Allegedly Wanted Nxivm 'Slave' Brands To Look Consensual
"They should probably say that before they're held down, so it doesn't seem like they're being coerced."
Updated: May 23, 2019 12:10 PM
Keith Raniere Tried To 'Break' Women In Nxivm, Former Member Testifies
Former Nxivm members say the alleged sex cult leader used abusive tactics, including branding and dangerous dietary restrictions, to keep members in check.
Updated: May 13, 2019 5:15 PM
Former Nxivm Member Spotlights Alleged Sex Cult's Abusive Regime In Keith Raniere Trial
"Everything was just lies and deceit and darkness."
Updated: May 9, 2019 1:07 PM
Prosecutors Seek Testimony From Woman Alleging Underage Sex Abuse By Nxivm Founder
Allison Mack may also testify in a trial where the jury will hear about alleged cult leader Keith Raniere's habit of treating abortion like standard birth control.
Updated: Apr 23, 2019 3:53 PM
Nxivm A 'Wonderful Humanitarian Organization,' Definitely Not Sex Cult, Leader Says
In a plea to get Keith Raniere's charges dismissed, his lawyer argues that all that forced sex amounted to "manifestations of each member's commitment" to Nxivm.
Updated: Nov 19, 2018 12:45 PM
Alleged Nxivm Sex Cult Leader Is Compared To Socrates In Bail Request
Raniere's lawyer penned a 13-page plea—complete with footnotes and appendix—for his client's release pending trial.
Updated: Nov 15, 2018 4:45 PM
Seagram's Heiress And Alleged Nxivm 'Sex Cult' Benefactor Would Like To Leave Brooklyn, Please
Seagram's heiress and alleged sex cult benefactor Clare Bronfman would like a little latitude in her current home confinement, and has requested that a Brooklyn judge let her visit Manhattan while she awaits trial.
Updated: Aug 21, 2018 5:56 PM
Seagram's Heiress Clare Bronfman, 3 Others Arrested In Nxivm 'Sex Cult' Case
They are accused of sex trafficking, forced labor conspiracy, and identity theft.
Updated: Jul 25, 2018 1:58 PM
Report: Albany-Based Self-Help Group's Secret Society Branded Female Members
A former member said one of the leaders "made it sound like a bad-ass bitch boot camp."
Updated: Oct 18, 2017 2:55 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Inside the Rise & Fall Of A 1970s Upper West Side Cult
There was a cult run out of the Upper West Side in the 1970s and '80s. Little has been written about them in the years following its dissolution.
Updated: Sep 21, 2016 5:36 PM
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