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Image caption Clare Bronfman said she was "deeply sorry" for her role in the group. US heiress Clare Bronfman has been sentenced to six years and nine months in prison for her role in the Nxivm sex trafficking group. Bronfman, heir to the Seagram liquor fortune and a benefactor of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, pleaded guilty in April 2019 to harbouring migrants for unpaid "labour and services". She also admitted to credit card fraud. She was taken into custody to begin her jail term immediately after the sentencing in Brooklyn, New York. Writing to the court last month, Bronfman said she "never meant to hurt anyone, however I have, and for this I am deeply sorry". However, she said Nxivm had... Full story

30 September