For their protection, they are unnamed. It is up to the reader to judge whether the information presented is factual or not. Once a woman agrees to be branded, she is picked up and blindfolded and taken to a secret location in Knox Woods, the subdivision where Miss Mack, Mr.
The branding ceremony took place in inside a house near Albany, where female members of the so-called cult Nxivm held an initiation for the newest member of an ultrasecret sect. Salzman said during her second day of testimony in Mr. Salzman also testified on Monday about how women who joined the clandestine sect, called The Vow or D.
Keith Raniereco-founder of the group called Nxivm, was arrested in Mexico and returned to Texas on Monday, authorities said. He was due to appear in court on Tuesday in Fort Worth on sex-trafficking charges filed by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn. They were expected to have sex with him and do menial chores for masters, and to keep the arrangement a secret or be publicly humiliated, the complaint said.
She began her investigation before Raniere, and high-ranking member and former actress Allison Mack were arrested in Mexico in March and April, respectively, on charges of sex trafficking, sex-trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy. Both have since pled not guilty. I have two tattoos and they mean nothing.
Keith Raniere, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was arrested in Mexico and returned to Texas, authorities said. He is to appear in court today in Fort Worth on the charges filed by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn. They also were expected to have sex with him and do menial chores for masters, and to keep the arrangement a secret or be publicly humiliated, the complaint says.
A man accused of creating a secretive cult to coerce and manipulate women into being "sex slaves" is on his way back to New York after being arraigned Tuesday afternoon in a Texas federal court. He's since been charged with sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and conspiracy to commit forced labor. During his four-minute hearing in Fort Worth, the year-old Raniere appeared dazed and unshaven, shackled and sporting a blue T-shirt and khaki shorts, according to the Star-Telegram.
Human branding or stigmatizing is the process by which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person, with the intention that the resulting scar makes it permanent. This is performed using a hot or very cold branding iron. It therefore uses the physical techniques of livestock branding on a human, either with consent as a form of body modification ; or under coercion, as a punishment or to identify an enslaved or otherwise oppressed person.
The leader of a secretive group in upstate New York turned female followers into brainwashed "slaves" who were branded with his initials and coerced into having sex, authorities alleged on Monday in a criminal complaint charging him with sex-trafficking. Keith Raniere, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was arrested in Mexico and returned to Texas on Monday, authorities said. He was to appear in court on Tuesday in Fort Worth on the charges filed by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn. According to the complaint, Raniere — known within the group as "Vanguard" — oversaw a barbaric system in which women were told the best way to advance was to become a "slave" overseen by "masters.
Former Smallville actress Allison Mack was a direct slave to sex-slaver Keith Raniere — now in federal prison awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. Several sources familiar with, or involved in the case, say Mack will be indicted before the end of April. Mack recruited by describing to women a life coaching program meant to make women stronger.
The Hollywood actress has since been identified - read our latest story here. It comes just days after Dynasty actress Catherine Oxenberg, who claims the group has brainwashed her young daughter Indiamet with prosecutors in New York and presented evidence against alleged cult leader Keith Raniere, Page Six reported. Parlato, who was the first to make claims about the cult's allegedly sordid activities on his website The Frank Report, told Sun Online that the women - apparently including India - are terrified to break free from the cult fearing their secrets will be made public if they ever leave.