NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There shall be no new trial for convicted NXIVM intercourse cult chief Keith Raniere.
A federal decide denied Raniere’s request Friday for a second time.
Attorneys for Raniere argue cult members weren’t allowed to testify on his behalf.
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Raniere was convicted in 2019 of operating the Albany-based cult the place ladies have been allegedly branded and compelled into sexual slavery.
Raniere is scheduled to be sentenced subsequent week and faces the potential for life in jail.
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