Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Nxivm: Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in ‘sex cult’ case

NEW YORK - An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group’s self-anointed spiritual leader. (The Province/AP)

BC couple charged after hog-tying man they accused of trying to have sex with 13-yr-old daughter

A Port Alberni, B.C. mother is in court this month to face charges of vigilantism after she tackled and hog-tied a 28-year-old family friend she alleged was trying to lure her 13-year-old daughter into sex. (National Post)

Bait diaper leads to arrest of sex offender

PRINCE GEORGE - A convicted sex offender was sentenced Wednesday to a further two years less a day in jail, plus three years’ probation, after he was caught in a police sting violating the terms of his long-term supervision order and showing signs of turning back to his old ways. (The Province)

Order of Canada member Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for child sexual abuse

A prominent Canadian aid worker convicted of sexually assaulting children in Nepal has been jailed for 16 years, one of his lawyers said on Monday. In addition to the prison term, the court ordered Peter Dalglish to pay his victims the equivalent of $5,000 US each, Nader Hasan said. (CBC)

Little girl groomed, raped by multiple men court told

LEEDS - A vulnerable little girl was groomed, raped and abused by multiple men throughout her childhood starting from the age of 11, a jury has heard. The victim was targeted in Huddersfield 'by men who wanted to use her for their own sexual purposes', prosecutors told Leeds Crown Court on Monday. (The Examiner)

No bail for billionaire pervert Jeffrey Epstein

NEW YORK - There will be no topless teens for twisted billionaire Jeffrey Epstein this time. The 66-year-old hedge fund horndog was ordered to remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a New York judge ruled on Thursday. (Toronto Sun)

Boy Scouts have a ‘pedophile epidemic’

The Abused in Scouting lawyers said they've identified 350 previously unknown scoutmasters and volunteers who allegedly preyed on boys — and whose names were not known to law enforcement or in the BSA's internal database, which critics have called "perversion files." (NBC)

NXIVM leader found guilty on all counts

NEW YORK - Nxivm founder Keith Raniere has been found guilty on all counts for running the upstate sex cult in which women were branded like cattle and forced to have sex with him. (New York Post)

U.S. Feds bring new sex-crime charges against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO - R. Kelly and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer and covered up the crimes by paying off and threatening victims and witnesses, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in indictments that could keep the Grammy winner behind bars for decades. (CTV)

Jeffrey Epstein dead in apparent suicide

NEW YORK - Jeffrey Epstein, the financier who was long dogged by accusations of sexual abuse of girls and who was able to cultivate a stream of high-profile friends despite his lurid lifestyle, killed himself in his Manhattan jail cell, two law enforcement officials said on Saturday. (New York Times)

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