On April 20, , Mack was arrested and indicted on similar charges to Raniere's. The meetings, according to Ms. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sword and Scale, which debuted in , covers the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions. Edmondson and other members.
Over the past months, there have been extensive independent investigations performed, by highly qualified individuals, and they have firmly concluded that there is no merit to the allegations that we are abusing, coercing or harming individuals. The other showed eight senior D. In spite of the extreme measures Nxivm had allegedly taken in order to ensure that their dirty little secret was safely locked behind the walls of these exclusive workshops, five women have come forward to expose the abuse they suffered through Nxivm. Raniere, who was known as Vanguard or sometimes Grandmaster, exerted control over the women in the group, including high-ranking ones. Joining the Sisterhood Ms. Edmondson recalled her saying.
Retrieved January 24, Porter also did not respond to inquiries. Namespaces Article Talk. Retrieved February 10, That is how Lauren Salzman, one of the women present at certain meetings, described them in graphic testimony on Friday during the racketeering and sex trafficking trial of Mr.
A version of this article appears in print on , on Page A21 of the New York edition with the headline: However, as an organization and as individuals, we felt it was imperative that we hire experts to ensure there is no merit to the allegations. Salzman's home was raided shortly after Raniere's arrest,  and prosecutors stated during his arraignment that further arrests and a superseding indictment for Raniere and Mack should be expected. Raniere's federal trial began on May 7, Retrieved March 30,