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(Emily Masters / Times Union) New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office has begun examining NXIVM's dealings, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
The new interest comes after multiple law enforcement agencies, including Schneiderman's office, had for years brushed aside the concerns from Raniere's critics and others about the murky inner workings of NXIVM, which one expert has characterized as an "extreme cult." A spokesman for Schneiderman did not respond to questions about the investigation.
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Douma, executive director of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, said the funeral home operated in a way that made it easier to do its business with limited exposure to the public.
There is no playbook for leaving a cult, Edmondson said. She is a critic of the Capital Region-based NXIVM organization, which her daughter is a member of. She is a critic of the Capital Region-based NXIVM organization, which her daughter is a member of. more Catherine Oxenberg is interviewed at the Times Union on Monday, Nov. (Will Waldron/Times Union) less Catherine Oxenberg is interviewed at the Times Union on Monday, Nov. O'Hara maintains he was not acting as an attorney but as a consultant, hooking the company up with other professionals in various careers.
There is no specific timeframe to file a petition to dissolve orders of summary suspension against the business and O'Neil D. The next step facing the funeral home is for LARA's Corporations, Securities and Licensing Bureau to request a formal administrative hearing date to finalize all of the disciplinary actions, Moon said.
"There is no statutory timeline for doing so, but CSCL hopes to complete any open investigations and take any additional formal actions necessary beforehand, so that the matters can be consolidated for purposes of hearing," Moon said.
This video contains excerpts from a recorded telephone call attributed to Kristen Keeffe, who was part of NXIVM co-founder Keith Raniere’s inner circle. The conversation was recorded on March 24, 2015, by Barbara Bouchey, a former NXIVM board member who has battled lawsuits and criminal charges that were filed against her after she left NXIVM in 2009.
The recording was filed in Albany County Court on Oct. Computer trespassing charges filed against Bouchey by NXIVM were later dismissed.
Hearings are scheduled by the Michigan Administrative Hearing System and agreements can be forwarded to the Board of Examiners in Mortuary Science, which meets twice each year and makes final decisions.