Tonight, in a shocking investigation, Four Corners reveals how a sex slave cult has been operating in plain sight here in Australia.
“I know personally of a lot of other victims that are too scared to come forward.” Witness
“I have never seen actually anything like this.” Witness
Vulnerable young women, cut off from their families and with every aspect of their lives controlled, have been turned into slaves.
Reporter Elise Worthington: “What were you required to do as his slave?”
Victim: “Anything that he wanted.”
Now some of those who have escaped are speaking out to warn others.
“I’ve been on the other side with him and I know what he truly is. And he’s a dangerous, dangerous man.” Victim
The program reveals how this cult has been recruiting and exploiting women for years. Now authorities are calling on the public for help.
“We are appealing for members of the Australian community to come forward. Potential victims, witnesses, anybody that is impacted by human trafficking and slavery, and in particular with this matter, please come forward.” Police officer
ENSLAVED, reported by Elise Worthington on FOUR CORNERS – airs Monday 15 March at 8.30pm on ABC, ABC iview and at abc.net.au/4corners.
It is replayed on Tuesday 16th March at 1.00pm and Wednesday 17th at 11.20pm. It can also be seen on ABC NEWS channel on Saturday at 8.10pm AEST.