Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Actress Alison Mack sentenced for playing a role in the NXIVM cult

“Smallville” actress Alison Mack will be sentenced on Wednesday after he admitted to blackmailing two women as part of NXIVM, a New York-based cult whose leader was convicted and sentenced for sex trafficking Imprisonment for 120 years.

Mike, 38, has asked Brooklyn’s U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis to spare her time in prison and sentenced her to home imprisonment or probation.

Mike’s lawyer said in a court document last week: “She cannot undo what she has done. She will have to leave regrets for the rest of her life.” “But Ms. Mike still has the potential to be valuable to society-as a family. Members, friends, helping those in need and as a warning story.”

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Actress Alison Mack left Brooklyn Federal Court after facing allegations of sex trafficking and extortion related to the NXIVM cult case in New York on April 8, 2019. (Shannon Stapleton/File Photo/Reuters)

The former member testified in the trial of NXIVM leader Keith Raniere that he established a secret sorority within the organization in which women were fasted and posted Lanier Branded with his initials, and in some cases ordered sex with him.

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It is said that the leaders of the organization, including Mike, used nude photos and other compromising materials to blackmail members to comply. Mike admitted that she coerced two women who did not want to be named to work for the organization by threatening to release harmful information about them.

The federal prosecutor did not request a specific sentence, but said that given the “substantial assistance” she provided in the investigation of NXIVM and Lanier, it should be less than the 14 years required by federal guidelines.

“Smallville” is a TV series that aired from 2001 to 2011. It tells the story of the young Clark Kent before he became Superman. Mike plays his close friend Chloe Sullivan.

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Brendan Pearson

Reuters

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This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

Actress Alison Mack sentenced for playing a role in the NXIVM cult
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