STARZ’s new docuseries, “Seduced,” delves further into the complex and exceptionally disturbing layers of how Keith Raniere’s NXIVM operated. Two days after the series premiere, Raniere filed a motion to overturn his 2019 convictions for racketeering and sex-trafficking charges.
Former upstate New York cult NXIVM’s benefactor Clare Bronfman has been sentenced to 6 years in prison Wednesday for her involvement in a federal sex slave case. Bronfman financially supported the former cult’s leader, Raniere, who was charged last year.
A predator who used his senior role in the Children of God cult to rape two girls more than three decades ago has been jailed for 11-and-a-half years. Derek Lincoln was extradited to Scotland from the south of France after a complex and harrowing investigation.
A former member of a social media cult has revealed how he was targeted online as an aspiring musician with the promise of online fame only to be coerced into giving up everything to raise money for the organization.
On March 29, 1998, the quiet community of Mountlake Terrace, Washington woke to the sound of gunshots coming from a nearby trailer.
The co-founder of a Sydney “sect” has lost her court case against NSW Police over an allegation her “cult leader” partner took his own life because officers maliciously sent him a letter which caused psychological harm.
The 1977 murder of a small-town doctor in Utah pulled back a veil on a bloody conflict between Mormon polygamist factions that stretched all the way to Chihuahua, Mexico.
In 1990, in the small farming community of Salida in central California, an informal encampment of trailers inhabited largely by poor or down-on-their-luck transients was turning into something frightening.
The eleventh of fourteen siblings, Briell Decker grew up in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS)—an offshoot of the Mormon church that practices polygamy and upholds a belief that only one living person can share God’s word with the faithful.
The Idaho mom’s niece is a member of a “cult” whose members were “killed off like flies,” ex claims. Vallow has also been accused of holding doomsday beliefs.
The father of a former Sarah Lawrence College student has been charged with sex-trafficking her classmates, according to a federal indictment released Tuesday.
Lawrence Ray, also known as Lawrence Grecco, allegedly physically, sexually, and psychologically abused his victims starting in 2010, when he moved into his daughter’s on-campus residence in Yonkers, New York, after being released from prison.