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The Alleged Plot to Put NXIVM’s Critics in a Mexican Prison

The FBI is continuing an investigation into a self-help group accused of sex trafficking, racketeering, and other crimes.
Sarah Berman
9.26.18
cults

How NXIVM Ripped Through This Group of Canadian Actors

“It was like being invited to an Oscar party.”
Sarah Berman
9.12.18
cults

I Followed the NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Diet for a Week

Then a nutritionist told me what it was doing to my brain.
Sarah Berman
8.17.18
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
7.9.18
Nxivm

NXIVM 'Sex Cult’ Founder Wanted ‘Fuck Toy’ Slaves, Texts Reveal

US prosecutors filed new evidence defending the court’s decision not to grant alleged cult leader Keith Raniere bail.
Sarah Berman
6.8.18
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
5.31.18
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
5.23.18
News

I Tried to Make Sense of the Alleged Sex Cult NXIVM's Bizarre Health Claims

A NXIVM-funded documentary suggesting their self-help therapy dramatically reduces symptoms of Tourette’s is screening in California Tuesday.
Sarah Berman
5.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

That Alleged NXIVM Sex Cult Is Already Getting Its Own TV Show

The 'New York Times' exposé on the group is getting adapted into a one-hour scripted series.
Drew Schwartz
4.27.18
News

Accused Sex Trafficker Allison Mack Released on $5 Million Bail

The 'Smallville' actress will stay under house arrest at her parents’ home in California.
Sarah Berman
4.25.18
News

Seagram's Heiress Now Rumored to Be Leading Alleged Sex Cult Within Nxivm After Allison Mack's Arrest

Clare Bronfman is a “fanatical” follower of Keith Raniere, who was arrested along with Mack on sex trafficking charges.
Sarah Berman
4.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Smallville' Actress Allison Mack Arrested for Ties with Alleged NXIVM Sex Cult

Mack was arrested on sex trafficking charges for allegedly blackmailing women into having sex with the group's leader, Keith Raniere.
Allie Conti
4.20.18