SUSPECTED CULT LEADER CHARGED WITH BRANDING WOMEN ARRAIGNED IN BROOKLYN

Keith Raniere, who prosecutors say led a sadistic sex cult that branded and enslaved women, was arraigned today in Brooklyn Federal court on sex-trafficking, conspiracy and forced labor charges. He was ordered held without bail.

"I’m relieved,” said Toni Natalie to Oxygen.com. Natalie was Raniere’s live-in girlfriend throughout most of the 1990s, and says she has been sued and harassed by him ever since. "My only disappointment was that he wasn’t in an orange jumpsuit," she added.