Guru in Prison – level 1

02-11-2020 15:00

Keith Raniere is an American guru. A guru is a spiritual teacher. He helps people live better lives. Raniere is a guru between 1998 – 2020. Many Hollywood stars and famous people visit him.

Raniere starts a company. The company recruits people. The company gets money from their sales.

Some people find this type of business strange. Raniere´s company makes some unusual business activities. Soon, people start to say that Raniere´s abuses them.

Last week, a court sends Raniere to prison for 120 years. He is guilty of sexual business with people. He also threatens people to get money from them. He has sex slaves. Raniere says that he does nothing wrong.

Difficult words: recruit (to select people and make them join a company), abuse (to use something or someone in a bad way), threaten (to say that you will hurt someone if he or she does not do what you want), slave (a person who belongs to someone and he must do everything that the other person wants).

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