Six years ago, Allison Mack sat on a purple rug filming a segment for her YouTube channel. A colorful scarf knitted by a friend. Mack said.
Sarah was one of 15 to 20 women recruited by the cult, some of who were made to have sex with charismatic leader Keith Raniere - then branded with his initials or Mack's. Yesterday, year-old Mack sobbed as she pleaded guilty to trafficking charges — including extortion and forced labour. She now faces 20 years in jail.
Clyne is a Canadian citizen and was having difficulties fulfilling visa obligations. Raniere lived nearby in a home with two other women. Mack, Clyne and Oxenberg are branded on their pubic region with initials of Raniere now in federal custody awaiting arraignment before a federal magistrate in Brooklyn on sex trafficking charges.
Smallville star Allison Mack has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with an alleged sex cult in New York. The actress, 36, was accused of being involved with controversial group NXIVM, and jury selection had been due to start today ahead of her trial at Brooklyn federal court. However, she changed her plea to guilty at the last minute after reportedly striking a deal with prosecutors.
Sasha Ingber. Allison Mack is charged with recruiting women into an empowerment group that functioned as a sex trafficking operation. Actress Allison Mack was arrested on Friday morning and charged with recruiting women into an empowerment group that functioned as a sex trafficking operation.
I want to be remembered for the way I impacted people. I want to be remembered as a woman who was honest and true and joyful. But in the summer ofentries on her blog read more like a cry for help.
Skip navigation! Story from Entertainment News. Over the past year, disturbing reports of sex slaves, diet control, and human branding have come from former members of the cult, as well as an extensive piece in The Hollywood Reporter.
A judge has scheduled a trial for the pair to begin on Oct. Both Mack and Raniere have been charged with sex traffickingsex-trafficking conspiracy, and forced-labor conspiracy for their involvement in the alleged sex cult. Raniere pleaded not guilty on all charges on Friday.
In Aprilactress Allison Mack — best known for her role as Chloe Sullivan on the Smallville television series that ran from to — was arrested and indicted on sex trafficking charges:. S attorney Richard P. Officials allege that Nxivm, based in Albany, New York, encourages recruits to pay thousands of dollars for courses to rise through the ranks of the organization and recruit others to do the same.