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Mon Feb 11, 2013, 06:43 AM

Cult accused of grooming sex slaves for 'Christ' busted in Mexico

By Mark Stevenson, The Associated Press
Mexican officials broke up a bizarre cult that allegedly ran a sex-slavery ring among its followers on the U.S. border, authorities said Tuesday.
The "Defensores de Cristo" or "Defenders of Christ" cult allegedly recruited women to have sex with a Spanish man who claimed he was the reincarnation of Christ. Followers were subjected to forced labor or sexual services, including prostitution, according to a victims' advocacy group that said it filed a complaint more than a year ago about the cult.

The institute said 14 foreigners were detained in the raid and have been turned over to prosecutors, pending possible charges.
Those detained include six Spaniards, and two people each from Brazil, Bolivia and Venezuela. One person from Argentina and one from Ecuador were also detained. Spain's Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed its citizens were among those arrested.

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siligut Feb 2013 #1

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Mon Feb 11, 2013, 06:52 AM

1. What is it about cults and sex?

Religion and sex go way back. Those vestal virgins? Rumor has it, virgin just referred to an unmarried woman back then.

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