Sex Trafficking

Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein’s Victims Just Lost Their Battle to Get the US Government to Pay for His Cushy Plea Deal

Victims had hoped to win compensation from the government arguing their rights were violated by Epstein's 2007 plea deal.
Emma Ockerman
2 days ago
Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein's Autopsy Is Raising Even More Questions About His Death

His autopsy revealed neck injuries that are associated with strangulation, as well as with hanging.
Tim Marcin
8.15.19
Jeffrey Epstein

The Woman Who Says Epstein Raped Her at 15 Is Now Suing His 'Recruiter,' 'Secretary' and 'Maid'

"They robbed me of my youth, my identity, my innocence, my self-worth," Jennifer Araoz said.
Carter Sherman
8.15.19
money-scams

How Three Teen Sisters Were Allegedly Groomed into NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere's 'Sex Cult'

The self-help guru presented himself as a genius tutor and mentor who could help them deal with their parents' separation.
Sarah Berman
5.25.19
sex work

Sex Workers Are Having Their Earnings Confiscated in Trafficking Stings

Raids – or "welfare visits" – carried out by police are supposedly conducted for safety, but they're harming sex workers and failing to identify genuine victims.
Jake Hall
5.15.19
Sex cult

NXIVM President and Heiress Arrested for Allegedly Running Illegal Pyramid Schemes

Clare Bronfman, Nancy Salzman and other so-called "sex cult" insiders have been charged with racketeering conspiracy.
Sarah Berman
7.25.18
cults

Courts Are Rarely Kind to 'Brainwashed' Victims

Months ahead of the NXIVM sex trafficking trial, we take a look at how juries react to cults.
Sarah Berman
7.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Sex Workers Are Protesting FOSTA/SESTA Across the US

Trump signed the controversial bill into law in April.
VICE Staff
6.5.18
bdsm

A BDSM Educator Tells Us Why NXIVM Sex Cult Allegations Aren’t Consensual Kink

Based on what we know from court docs and former members, Keith Raniere’s women “slaves” probably weren’t in a position to give full consent.
Sarah Berman
6.1.18
cults

A Cult Expert Tells Us Why the NXIVM Story Is Far From Over

Federal charges against leader Keith Raniere and ‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack won’t change the minds of some die-hard followers.
Sarah Berman
5.24.18
News

All the Vancouver Actresses Linked to an Alleged Sex Cult

Nicki Clyne, Kristin Kreuk and Grace Park were all active students of Keith Raniere’s self-help empire.
Sarah Berman
4.9.18
tv

Louis Theroux Visited a Trap House for His Latest Documentary

We spoke to Louis about his new trio of films, legalising weed and accidentally playing matchmaker for the Westboro Baptist Church.
Daniel Dylan Wray
10.2.17
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