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How Uncover: Escaping NXIVM offers an unprecedented look inside an alleged cult

Co-producers Josh Bloch and Kathleen Goldhar about the chance meeting that sparked the podcast in the first place, and what groups like NXIVM have in common with other controversial or cult-like organizations.

The stripe path: How to make your way up in NXIVM

Members can rise within the organization or move up the “stripe path” by enrolling in more classes and recruiting new participants.
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Vancouver woman says scars from ritual 'branding' fuel her fight against 'cultish' group

Vancouver actress Sarah Edmondson is warning people about what she calls a "secretive" organization that she once embraced and now fears.

Arrest of alleged cult leader 'better than my wedding day,' former NXIVM member says

The leader of purported self-help group NXIVM was arrested this week and charged with sex trafficking

Smallville actress charged with sex trafficking offence relating to NXIVM group accused of branding women

Federal prosecutors say a television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru.

Federal judge orders alleged cult leader to stay behind bars

The leader of a secretive group accused of coercing female followers into having sex and getting branded with his initials faced a federal judge Friday who ordered him to remain behind bars weeks after his arrest in Mexico.

More arrests expected in cult case against Smallville actress

Authorities expect to make more arrests in the sex-trafficking investigation of a self-help group that's already resulted in charges against former Smallville actress Allison Mack and the group's leader, a prosecutor said Friday.,,,,,,,,,,