- Founder of the Nxvim sex sect sentenced to 120 years in prison.
- “He wanted me to believe that my only worth came from how he made me feel,” said his first victim.
- The victims described him as a “sexual predator”, a “racist” a “liar” and a “sadist”.
Founder of the sex sect Nxvim sentenced to 120 years in prison. Keith Raniere, the founder of the Nxvim sex sect, which posed as a self-help group, was sentenced to 120 years in prison in a New York court on Tuesday.
This after being found guilty of all charges, including sex trafficking of adults and minors, possession of child pornography and organized crime, in June 2019, according to Efe Agency.
The sentence of Judge Nicholas Garaufis, of the Eastern District of New York, represents for practical purposes a life sentence for Keith Raniere, who on Tuesday a fifteen victims described in court as a “sexual predator”, a “racist” a “liar” and a “sadist.”
The case has captured the attention of the media due to the involvement of several prominent personalities such as the Smallville actress Allison Mack, the interpreter of “Battlestar Galactica” Nicole Clyne.
Also the heir to the Seagram’s liquor empire, Clare Bronfman, was involved, which led to the rooms set up for journalists and the public in the Brooklyn courthouse on Tuesday to be packed with people.
During the hearing, which lasted about six hours, highlighted the testimony of a young woman identified as Camila, now 30, who said in court that Raniere began to abuse her when she was only 15 years old.
The victim recalled the exact date the abuse began, September 18, 2005, a date that Keith Raniere, then 46, insisted be marked as his anniversary.
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