Cult Group NXIVM Leader On Trial This Week

A motion from accused cult leader Keith Raniere's legal team was denied, as he requested images of alleged child pornography be suppressed. Prosecutors say they involved a then 15-year-old girl who then became one of Raniere's first sex slaves.

He faces a series of charges; forced labor, sex trafficking, wire fraud and racketeering, all through his "self help" group NXIVM which was based out of Albany, NY.

Polyamory? Nude Photos? Branding? In Nxivm Sex Cult Trial, What Awaits Jurors

Jurors in the trial of Keith Raniere, founder of the Nxivm group, have been asked if they can be fair to someone with multiple sexual partners, and how they feel about sexually explicit images. [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox .]

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