In 2019, Keith Raniere, one of the founders of NXIVM, a self-proclaimed self-help organization, went to trial for federal crimes including, extortion, forced labor, sex trafficking, fraud, and the production and the possession of child pornography. There have been numerous articles and documentaries made about this scandal, but in today’s episode, we look at the testimony of Lauren Salzman, who struck a deal with prosecutors and agreed to testify against Keith.
Note: Everything in this episode is based on what the jury heard from Lauren’s testimony. In my haste, I mispronounced the secret society, DOS. It's been quite a hectic week, so pelase forgive me.
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This episode was researched and written by Gabrielle Russon.
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