NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Leader Keith Raniere Convicted of Sex Trafficking
Jurors found him guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering, exploitation of a child, wire fraud conspiracy, and more.
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The Defence of NXIVM Leader Accused of Seeking Sex Slave: He’s Not a Misogynist
A lawyer representing accused sex trafficker Keith Raniere floated a few questionable tropes of his own in closing arguments.
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What It’s Like to Be Surveilled and Sued by NXIVM
Cult deprogrammer Rick Alan Ross testified at the sex trafficking trial against the self-help company’s founder Keith Raniere Wednesday.
Keith Raniere’s ‘Sex Cult’ Was Powered by Gaslighting, Experts and Witnesses Testify
The NXIVM founder’s disturbing private messages shown in court are full of lies, distortions and threats, according to prosecutors.
Teen Pulled Over for Driving 105 MPH Blamed Hot-Wings-Induced Bathroom Emergency
The cops said that “an adult” came to pick up the Camaro—but didn't say whether the driver made it to a bathroom.
Man Arrested After Robbing Two Banks Using Nothing But an Avocado
The alleged robber made off with nearly US $8,000 from two separate incidents before his weapon was revealed to be a fruit.
The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State
A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.
Hells Angels Showed Up Too Drunk or Too Hungover to Participate in Own Anniversary Ride
Seven hundred bikers were expected to participate, but only about 100 Hells Angels (or Hells Hangers-on) were able to take part in the ride.
YouTuber Who Fed Toothpaste-Filled Oreo to Homeless Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison
Kanghua Ren, who goes by ReSet, found his victim begging outside a Lidl supermarket in Barcelona.
The Missing Teen Whose Cold Case Was Revived With the Probe of a 'Warlock' Paedophile Ring
In 1988, Lee Boxell disappeared without a trace, and the case gradually went cold – until 2011, when an investigation into child abuse at a youth club gave the family some hope of closure.
How One of Mexico's Biggest Cartels Is Trying to Dominate the Country's Wildest West
In a shift in the drug war, Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación is convincing self-defense groups representing southwestern Mexico's rural poor to fight the government.
The Murder of Charlene Downes, the British Schoolgirl Who Vanished Without a Trace
Sixteen years ago, the 14-year-old disappeared. Since then, her case has sparked an investigation into police work and has become the focus of the far-right.