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Ex-NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Found
Guilty in Sex-Trafficking Cas

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Posted By: drive, 6/20/2019 12:01:44 PM

Keith Raniere, the former head of purported self-help group NXIVM, was convicted Wednesday on federal charges accusing him of keeping women as his “sex slaves.” A jury in federal court in Brooklyn took less than five hours to find Raniere guilty on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using systematic shame and humiliation. The sorority, sometimes called “The Vow,” was created “to satisfy the defendant’s desire for sex, power and control,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza said in closing arguments .

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read 6/20/2019 12:06:25 PM (No. 102369)
Good. Serves that power hungry pervert right. I can't for the life of me wrap my head around why a supposedly intelligent woman would fall for this crap.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: curious1 6/20/2019 1:41:29 PM (No. 102450)
#1, that's why the verdict smells, on its face. Were they talked into this being a good thing, then changed their mind? I find it hard to believe the jury bought 'shame and humiliation' as a weapon. But then again, it is the North East. I thought we were told over and over women were strong and didn't need a keeper - this sounds like it isn't true for some. I wonder, were the sexes reversed, if it would even make it to court? Or would the plaintiffs/government be laughed out of the courtroom? These women were silly and stupid. Whatever happened to Caveat Emptor? When you protect stupid people from reality, you get more of them.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 6/20/2019 3:06:01 PM (No. 102526)
There are a lot of really disgusting, crazy people out there. A bunch of them need to be in prison permanently. This one seems to be one of those.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Clinger 6/20/2019 3:18:19 PM (No. 102538)
Idiot, all he had to do was convert a a religion that condones such behavior and presto all is good. Give me time and I'll think of one, it's right on the tip of my tongue now what was that.....
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