Keith Raniere continues to face the results for his function within the NXIVM scandal.
On Tuesday, July 20, a federal decide dominated that 21 victims ought to obtain a complete of $3.46 million in restitution from the founding father of the intercourse trafficking cult.
In court docket paperwork obtained by E! Information, the decide additionally ordered Raniere to return the “collateral” that he nonetheless managed or had entry to as soon as he had exhausted all of his appeals.
In keeping with CNN, Raniere appeared on the restitution listening to by a video feed from a federal facility in Arizona. He advised the court docket that he has “by no means dealt with the collateral” and did not know who the victims have been. As he shared with the decide, “I do not know what they’re asking.”
Raniere was accused of making a secret all-female group generally known as DOS throughout the self-help firm NXIVM. Again in June 2019, a federal jury in Brooklyn discovered Raniere responsible of all counts together with racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, pressured labor conspiracy, intercourse trafficking, intercourse trafficking conspiracy and tried intercourse trafficking.