- Sarah Edmondson was a member of alleged sex cult NXIVM for 15 years. She left after being branded as part of a secret sorority ritual. Edmondson, a Vancouver-based actress, was part of NXIVM for 15 years, and joined when she felt her acting career was at a standstill and was feeling lost.
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Apr 30, 2022 · NXIVM (/ ˈ n ɛ k s i ə m /) is an American cult that engaged in sex trafficking, forced labor and racketeering. Based in Clifton Park, New York, a suburb of Saratoga County, NXIVM purported to be a multi-level marketing company that offered personal and professional development seminars through its "Executive Success Programs" of large-group awareness training.
May 13, 2022 · Sylvie started in NXIVM when she was 18. A decade later, in 2015, she married John Fox, another NXIVM member. They worked together at the Knife of Aristotle, Keith Raniere’s media group. Sylvie was a citizen of the UK. Her marriage to Fox solved her immigration issues and allowed her to stay in the US to work for NXIVM. Sylvie By Silvie Lloyd:
May 13, 2022 · I am Mormon. I am a mom. There are many people who love me. My focus is however on my immediate family. I am from Vermont. I went to college in Arizona.
May 16, 2022 · Escucha y descarga los episodios de The Influence Continuum with Dr. Steven Hassan gratis. Sarah Edmondson and Anthony “Nippy” Ames are former members of the NXIVM cult but today are some of the most visible whistleblowers of the... Programa: The Influence Continuum with Dr. Steven Hassan. Canal: The Influence Continuum with Dr. Steven Hassan. Tiempo: 58:35 Subido 16/05 a las 09:07:24 87073971
- Early Life
- Multi-Level Marketing Career
- Nxivm: Executive Success Programs
- Sexual Relationships with Minors
- Dos: Sexual Slavery and Branding
- Arrest, Trial and Conviction
- Homicide Speculation
- Civil Lawsuit
- in The Media
Childhood and education
Keith Raniere was born on August 26, 1960, to James Raniere (1932–2020), a New York City advertising executive, and his wife Vera Oschypko (1931–1978), a ballroom dancing instructor. Raniere's father recalls that Vera "drank more than she should have", and in adulthood, Keith himself privately described his mother as an alcoholic. When Raniere was five, he and his family relocated from Brooklyn to Suffern, New York. When he was around eight years old, his parents separated.[better source need...
In 1984, according to reporting by the Albany Times Union, the then 24-year-old Raniere allegedly had a sexual relationship with 15-year-old Gina Melita after the two met in a theater group. After ending their relationship, Melita introduced him to her friend Gina Hutchinson, also 15, with whom he also became sexually involved. After Gina's sister Heidi found Raniere climbing into her bedroom window and confronted the pair, Raniere told her that Gina was a "Buddhistgoddess meant to be with hi...
Through the 1980s, Raniere was involved with the MLM company Amway. Heidi Hutchinson recalled that during the late 1980s, Raniere was fascinated by Amway, Scientology, and neuro-linguistic programming.He also worked as a computer programmer for New York State's Division of Parole.
In 1998, Toni Natalie met Nancy Salzman, a nurse and trained practitioner of hypnotismand neurolinguistic programming. Natalie recalled: Also in 1998, Raniere met Christine Marie Melanakos, a recently divorced mother who had won the title of Mrs. Michigan 1995. She recalled that Raniere "explained how there was a profound event that would often hap...
At Raniere's trial, court testimony, WhatsApp messages, and sexually explicit photos of a minor presented by the prosecution as evidence suggest starting from 2005, Raniere was sexually involved with a 15-year-old girl named Camila. Camila confirmed the allegations in her victim impact statement at Raniere's sentencing, stating that she met Raniere...
In 2015, Raniere created a secret subgroup within NXIVM called "DOS", an acronym for "Dominus Obsequious Sororium" (Dog Latin that loosely translates to "Lord/Master of the Obedient Female Companions" or "Master Over Slave Women"). DOS operated with levels of "slaves" headed by "masters". Slaves were expected to recruit slaves of their own, becomin...
In the wake of The New York Times article, Raniere fled to Mexico, accompanied by a few members of his inner circle. A search warrant was issued for Raniere's email account on January 18, 2018. An agent of the FBIfiled a criminal complaint and an arrest warrant against Raniere with the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Febru...
A number of Raniere's alleged lovers suffered untimely deaths. Gina Hutchinson was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head. Kristin Snyder disappeared and was last seen at a NXIVM event. Live-in girlfriends Barbara Jeske and Pam Cafritz both died from what was diagnosed as cancer at the time but is alleged to have actually been subtle poisoning. ...
In January 2020, Raniere and several other NXIVM individuals were named as defendants in a civil lawsuit filed in federal court by 80 former NXIVM members. The lawsuit details allegations of fraud and abuse and charges the NXIVM organisation with being a pyramid scheme, exploitation of its recruits, conducting illegal human experiments, and making ...
In 2018, Josh Bloch compiled an investigative podcast series about NXIVM on CBC Radio titled Uncover: Escaping NXIVM.
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