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Federal prosecutors request denial of NXIVM founder's bail request

June 08, 2018 07:19 PM

Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to reject a bail request from NXIVM founder Keith Raniere.

Investigators have unveiled text messages the Justice Department claims show Raniere was directly involved in recruiting women to be his sex slaves.

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Earlier this week, Raniere's attorneys filed a motion to have him released on $10 million bond.

He's due back in court on Tuesday.

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