Oct 27, · A cult is defined not by strange beliefs or practices, but by the use of social influence to control the people in the group. My initial experience of the group was benign, and even valuable and. From Allison Mack’s guilty plea to the accusation that founder Keith Raniere had sex with underage women, here are the wildest details from the NXIVM sex-cult case. “NXIVM was a crime organization and Keith Raniere was a crime boss,” U.S. .
A Turkish sex cult leader and televangelist who preached Islamic sermons while surrounded by glamorous women who he dubbed his 'kittens' has been jailed for more than 1, years. NXIVM (/ ˈ n ɛ k s i ə m /) was an American sex cult that engaged in sex trafficking while claiming to be a multi-level marketing company. Based in Clifton Park, New York, a suburb of Albany, the group claimed to offer personal and professional development seminars through its "Executive Success Programs" of large-group awareness training. The company has been widely described as a cult.
In , a New York Times expose inspired a justice department investigation that took down an American multi-level marketing scheme turned 'sex cult' . I Joined A Sex Cult Details BY BUST Magazine IN Sex Published: 16 October From “conscious climaxes” to watching strangers get fingerbanged—my curious time in a transformational erotic society. It was a pretty typical Wednesday evening for me: I was huddled with a dozen or so men and women in a brightly lit Los Angeles bungalow for.
Sep 30, · A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced an heir to the Seagram’s liquor fortune to 81 months behind bars for providing financial support to the NXIVM sex cult. The penalty handed down to Clare Bronfman, the year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram's CEO Edgar Bronfman, was more than the five years sought by prosecutors in the. While most were not directly involved in the more nefarious aspects of the organization, particularly the sex cult that was created by a group of women within NXIVM, one of .