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NXIVM co-founder Nancy Salzman sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

NBC News

By Minyvonne Burke – September 8, 2021

Nancy Salzman, who helped run a purported self-help group that prosecutors say doubled as a secret high-ranking New York sex cult, was sentenced Wednesday to 3.5 years in prison.

Salzman was a co-founder and former president of the group, NXIVM, and pleaded guilty in 2019 to conspiracy. Prosecutors said she was involved in stealing the identities of people who criticized the group and hacking into their email accounts from 2003 to 2008, The Associated Press reported

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