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Sarah is a senior editor and reporter based in Vancouver covering crime, drugs, cults, politics and culture. She's currently working on a book with Penguin Canada about a secretive self-help group accused of sex trafficking.
NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Leader Keith Raniere Convicted of Sex Trafficking
Jurors found him guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering, exploitation of a child, wire fraud, and more. Prosecutors compared him to both a pimp and a mob boss during the trial.
The Defense 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.
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.
'I Was Gone from the World and Nobody Noticed': One Woman's Story of Being Trapped by NXIVM
"I remember scratching down my arms and wanting to scream."
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.
The NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Story Keeps Getting More Disturbing
Lauren Salzman testified that Keith Raniere envisioned thousands of "slaves" and even one of them running for office.
An Ex-Prosecutor Breaks Down the 'Sex Cult' Trafficking Case Against NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere
The broad strokes of the celebrity trial are not all that different from cases against street-level pimps.
One Woman’s Harrowing Journey from Aspiring Olympian to NXIVM Sex 'Slave'
At a trial centering on the group some critics call a "sex cult," prosecutors set out to paint a picture of a disturbing mob-like enterprise led by Keith Raniere.
'Smallville’ Actress Allison Mack Pleads Guilty to Racketeering
“I have come to the conclusion that I must take full responsibility for my conduct and that’s why I am pleading guilty today.”
‘Slave’ to NXIVM ‘Sex Cult’ Leader Pleads Guilty to Racketeering
Lauren Salzman, recruiter for a secret group that allegedly branded women, entered a sealed plea Monday.
We Asked the Actor from Eminem's ‘Stan’ Video Who He Stans For
Turns out the Canadian actor really, really likes Eminem’s latest record.
Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics
Therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.