Keith Raniere

In this courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Keith Raniere, center, sits with attorneys Paul DerOhannesian, left, and Marc Agnifilo during closing arguments at Brooklyn federal court, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in New York. A federal prosecutor said Raniere used his NXIVM organization to "tap into a never-ending flow of women and money." Attorneys for the defendant say he had no criminal intent and that his sexual encounters with followers were consensual. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
June 19, 2019 - 2:59 pm
The so-called “self-help guru” whose was accused of operating a sex cult in upstate New York was convicted Wednesday in a sex trafficking case.
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U.S. v. Keith Raniere
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June 18, 2019 - 2:22 pm
The defense attorney for a man accused of running a sex cult upstate told a jury Tuesday that every woman involved in the group participated willingly.
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Keith Raniere case
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June 17, 2019 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Closing arguments got underway Monday in the trial of a man accused of running a sex cult upstate. As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, Keith Raniere presented himself as a humanitarian and mentoring guru but a federal prosecutor told the jury he was really a “con man,” “...
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Bronfman Hearing
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July 24, 2018 - 3:05 pm
A wealthy heiress from a prominent family was in federal court in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon in connection with the NXIVM group, which is accused of recruiting sex slaves.
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Keith Raniere case
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April 13, 2018 - 8:10 pm
Keith Raniere responded "Yes, your honor" when Judge Steven L. Tiscione on Friday asked whether he understood the charges the FBI filed against him — sex trafficking and forced labor conspiracy.
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