The founder of a reported sex cult whose top executives donated money to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has been arrested in Mexico on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy.
Keith Raniere, the founder of the NXIVM cult that allegedly branded women, is being extradited to Texas to face charges filed against him in Brooklyn, New York.
Charles Hurt reported that in the spring of 2007, “executives and top associates…along with their family members” donated $29,900 to the Hillary Clinton 2008 presidential campaign.
Kirsten Gillibrand has also taken money from the group’s high-profile socialite member, and her father actually worked for the cult.
PageSix reported: “Nxivm’s biggest financial supporter, Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman, contributed $2,400 to Gillibrand’s 2010 special-election campaign, records show.”
PageSix also reported: The lawmaker’s [Gillibrand’s] dad, Doug Rutnik, worked as an attorney for Nxivm for four months in 2004 at a rate of $25,000 per month. “When he wanted to quit, he was falsely sued” on dubious grounds, said one source. “He ended up paying them back the $100,000 he’d been paid and signing a confidentiality agreement.'”
Here is a victim of the cult claiming that she was branded.