Money concerns raised in NXIVM's legal defense
January 29, 2019 07:31 PM
The legal defense of NXIVM leaders appears to be running out of money.
A status hearing was held on Monday.
As NewsChannel 13 has reported before, a trust funded By Seagram's Liquor heiress Clare Bronfman is bankrolling the defense for her co-defendants - including Keith Raniere.
A judge on Monday raised concerns that 75-percent of that trust has already been spent.
The judge asked each defense attorney to write him a confidential letter about what happens if the money runs out.
Prosecutors have already called the financial setup a conflict of interest.
The trial is scheduled for April.
Updated: January 29, 2019 07:31 PM
Created: January 29, 2019 05:31 PM
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