Jurors in Brooklyn federal court reached the verdict Wednesday after less than five hours of deliberations — convicting him of racketeering, a charge that could put him away for life, and other counts.
Raniere mumbled under his breath as the foreperson read aloud the guilty verdicts to all seven counts against him but otherwise showed no emotion. He did not shake his attorneys’ hands before being handcuffed and led out of the courtroom.
Meanwhile, Catherine Oxenberg, the “Dynasty” star whose daughter India Oxenberg was one of Raniere’s sex slaves, sobbed throughout the entire proceeding from the back row of the courtroom.
The seven-week trial included testimony from some of Raniere’s sex slaves, who recalled in dramatic detail the self-styled guru’s twisted teachings.
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