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FBI raids alleged sex den of Nxivm cult leader

April 10, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
FBI raids alleged sex den of Nxivm cult leader

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Federal agents raid alleged sex den of Nxivm cult leader

The FBI recently invaded the private sex den of a secretive Nxivm cult leader based in Upstate New York who reportedly used women as “slaves” and tattooed them with his initials.

Days after Nxivm leader Keith Raniere was taken into custody on charges of sex trafficking and forced labor last week, federal agents raided a Halfmoon townhouse also known as “The Library,” where Raniere reportedly abused at least one of his victims — a Brooklyn actress in her 30s.

The property, which was a short walk from Raniere’s home, has a hot tub and a bed on the second floor, CBS6 Albany reported.

The feds indicate that the unidentified actress was targeted in 2016 into becoming one of Raniere’s “slaves” by another female follower — identified by the Times Union as “Smallville” actress Allison Mack, a longtime devoted member of Nxivm.

After obtaining incriminating collateral, Mack ordered the actress to remain celibate for six months, and then ordered her to have sex with Raniere — whose followers call him “The Vanguard.”

Following that, he purported began making her travel regularly from Brooklyn to “The Library” to have sex. When she told him the frequent trips were too expensive, he took $10,000 from a drawer in the townhouse and gave her $1,000.

When the actress revealed she was leaving the cult last year, he demanded the money back.

Raniere, who was caught while hiding out at a luxury villa in Mexico with Mack and other female members, is in custody at a federal lockup Oklahoma City and is set to be extradited to Brooklyn for the remainder of his case.

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