NXIVM Co-Founder and Alleged 'Sex Cult' Leader Keith Raniere Convicted on 7 Charges

Jun 20, 12:34 PM

Keith Raniere, former leader of purported self-help group NXIVM, has been convicted on federal charges for his role in what prosecutors describe as a "sex cult." On Wednesday, a jury found Raniere guilty on seven charges, including two counts of sex trafficking, racketeering and forced labor conspiracy, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York.

Keith Raniere, former leader of purported self-help group NXIVM, has been convicted on federal charges for his role in what prosecutors describe as a "sex cult." On Wednesday, a jury found Raniere guilty on seven charges, including two counts of sex trafficking, racketeering and forced labor conspiracy, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York.