"Women who are element from its leader's initials. Extortion and starvation. Sex trafficking, and psychological experiments."
"the Details from the trial of the american who medgrundat Nxivm, a controversial self-help group in the media described as a sexsekt, leaving few untouched."
" I cried the whole time. It was like I was separated from my body."
"these are the Words of Sarah Edmondson, a woman who in the autumn of 2017 revealed to The New York Times what really happened within the group Nxivm. The comment came after she told how a handful of women asked say. "
"the newspaper Article, where several other former members also came forward, was the beginning of the case of Nxivm, which was founded in 1998 in New York city-the city of Albany. A number of former high-ranking members have been arrested suspected of, inter alia, extortion, sex trafficking, and barnporrinnehav, writes Time magazine. Several of them have been guilty and made deals with the prosecutors, among them actress Allison Mack, known from the tv-series "
"the Biggest focus, however, lies in his co-founder Keith Raniere, whose trial is now underway in Brooklyn. After the first newspaper article was published, he fled to Mexico, where he was arrested just over a year ago and was handed over to the united states."
"When the Nxivm was founded in portraying Raniere itself as a New-Age philosophical självhjälpsguru who led the trainings in personal and professional development. Tens of thousands of people attended the courses, whose fees low of several thousand dollars. Nxivm grew and opened offices in other parts of the united states and in Canada and in Mexico. In the indictment, similar to the organization of the FBI in a ponzi scheme."
"There is also described how the now 58-year-old Raniere, who was called for"
"in the Past members have told media about how they almost had to starve themselves to achieve a body shape that Raniere liked. Women's reactions will also be filmed and their brain waves measured when they are unprepared, was forced to watch extremely violent videos, writes The New York Times."
"In march of last year, after his arrest in Mexico, was accused Raniere of the sex trade and forced labour. In the indictment, in July, against him and several others in the organization, there were also points about identity theft, fraud, extortion, and sex with minors."
"Raniere has denied all the allegations."
" Keith has never threatened anyone about anything, said his lawyer, Marc Agnifilo to NBC last summer."
"1998: Nxivm is formed in Albany, New York as a självhjälpsorganisation. Founder Keith Raniere and Nancy Salzman, who previously worked as a nurse in psychiatry."
"2003: Forbes Magazine publishes a great article in which witnesses talk about Raniere driver"
"in 2017: In October, the publishes the newspaper The New York Times in a major article in which several former Nxivm followers and members of the secret kvinnosällskapet Dos tells about the utpressats, been labelled and hungrat. Keith Raniere flee to Mexico."
"2018: In march tracks the FBI and mexican police Raniere to a luxury villa on the mexican west coast, where he was arrested. Upon his return to the united states he faces multiple counts. In July prosecuted Raniere, who is held in custody in Brooklyn, and several other members of Nxivm."
"2019: In march recognizes several people who have worked with Nxivm guilty in court, including co-founder Nancy Salzman, who shall get their judgment in July. On may 7, begins the trial of Keith Raniere, who has denied all the allegations. It is expected to last for about six weeks."