Lauren Salzman leaves Brooklyn federal court in New York in January. Photo: AP

US sex cult founder Keith Raniere held naked meetings where he lectured women on philosophy, former ‘slave’ Lauren Salzman says

  • NXIVM head would talk to nude women gathered on the floor while sitting fully clothed in chair
  • When Raniere couldn’t attend, they sent him naked photos that showed where he had branded them with his initials
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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Lauren Salzman leaves Brooklyn federal court in New York in January. Photo: AP
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A courtroom sketch shows Keith Raniere, seated between his lawyers Paul DerOhannesian (left) and Marc Agnifilo during the first day of his sex trafficking trial on Tuesday. Image: Elizabeth Williams via AP

‘Lies, secrets and darkness’: sex cult ‘slave’ reveals how she was made to pose nude and seduce NXIVM leader Keith Raniere

  • British woman tells court group founder performed oral sex on her ‘on a big bed with dirty white sheets’
  • Women who joined organisation were expected to watch their weight and not ‘play victim’
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A courtroom sketch shows Keith Raniere, seated between his lawyers Paul DerOhannesian (left) and Marc Agnifilo during the first day of his sex trafficking trial on Tuesday. Image: Elizabeth Williams via AP
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