New York prosecutors allege sex cult leader was ‘predator’

Paul DerOhannesian, legal council representing Keith Raniere, arrives at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse for opening arguments in the sex trafficking and racketeering charges related to the Nxivm cult case in New York, U.S., May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a “predator” who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turned them into sex slaves as part of a cultlike organization, a federal prosecutor told a jury at the start of his trial on Tuesday. “The defendant took advantage of them emotionally and […]

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