Raniere, 58, co-founded Nxivm pronounced Nex-ee-um with Nancy Salzman as a self-help organization in the s. I would love to get into your brain a bit?! After being sexually assaulted by her own mother aged 14, the teenager tried to kill herself. She testified that she persuaded one woman to sign over property, including bank accounts and a Toyota Prius. A year after the birth of the child she fled the house in the dead of the night, and did not see either her mother or Batley until their sentencing in Forest who now has her own family, has spoken out against Batley and her mother who were sentenced to at least 11 years and 12 years imprisonment respectively. Followers say he is a warm, funny man who sleeps much of the day before playing volleyball and going on long walks with his women followers at night. Colin Batley and Jacqueline Marling were jailed for systemically sexually abusing the girl as she was growing up. About 16, people took Nxivm courses, with some paying tens of thousands of dollars. As well as the branding, they described how the group asked them to divulge compromising secrets before joining, prompting fears that they would be blackmailed. Three of the women on trial initially moved to Wales with male partners, none of whom figure in the trial. In her testimony, which began Friday, Ms. Shelly Millar, the fourth woman on trial, was single when she moved to the seaside town. She said the group used brands because of their permanence; unlike tattoos they cannot be removed. There, they held frequent meetings, disrobing to take naked group pictures to send to Mr.