Former ‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack reviews to jail early to start 3-year jail sentence

India Oxenberg says Allison Mack personally apologized for abuse ahead of NXIVM sentencing: It 'seemed honest'

2021-09-15 17:16:43

Allison Mack has begun her jail sentence for her crimes stemming from her involvement in NXIVM.

The former “Smallville” actress is at present housed on the Federal Correctional Establishment in Dublin, Calif., a Bureau of Prisons spokesperson confirmed to Fox Information.

Mack, 39, acquired a head begin on her three-year jail sentence. Again in June, she was ordered to by a choose to give up herself to a facility by Sept. 29. Officers say she checked in on Monday, Sept. 13.

The previous TV actress — finest recognized for her function as a younger Superman’s shut good friend on the sequence “Smallville” — appeared in entrance of Decide Nicholas G. Garaufis in Brooklyn federal courtroom June 30. She was sentenced to a few years in jail after pleading responsible to costs she manipulated girls into changing into intercourse slaves inside the NXIVM group.


German-born American TV actress Allison Mack(C) arrives at Brooklyn Federal Court docket on June 30, 2021 in New York, to be sentenced for her function within the alleged intercourse cult NXIVM. 
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At her sentencing in Brooklyn federal courtroom, Mack renounced Keith Raniere, who based NXIVM. 

“I made decisions I’ll perpetually remorse,” she mentioned, additionally telling the choose she was crammed with “regret and guilt.”

“I’m sorry to these of you that I introduced into NXIVM,” she wrote in a letter filed with the courtroom. “I’m sorry I ever uncovered you to the nefarious and emotionally abusive schemes of a twisted man.”

She reiterated her apologies to the victims in courtroom, saying: “From the deepest a part of my coronary heart and soul, I’m sorry.”


Mack’s sentencing was a very long time coming, as the previous actress was arrested in April 2018 on federal costs for her involvement in NXIVM. She pleaded responsible to racketeering and conspiracy costs in April 2019. 

Allison Mack began her three-year prison sentence this week.

Allison Mack started her three-year jail sentence this week.
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NXIVM was an organization that claimed to supply self-help {and professional} growth providers and seminars, however has been extensively described as cult-like, which noticed Raniere groom younger girls as “slaves” beneath a “Dominus Obsequious Sororium” or “DOS” sub-society. Prosecutors mentioned Mack grew to become a “grasp” for “slaves” inside DOS and ordered the females “to carry out labor, take nude images, and in some instances, to have interaction in intercourse acts with Raniere.”

Mack supplied data to prosecutors about how Raniere inspired “using demeaning and derogatory language, together with racial slurs, to humiliate ‘slaves,’” courtroom papers additionally mentioned.


Raniere was sentenced final yr to 120 years in jail for his conviction on intercourse trafficking costs. Simply final week, co-defendant Nancy Salzman was the fourth of Raniere’s 5 co-defendants to be sentenced to a few and a half years behind bars. Nancy’s daughter, Lauren Salzman, was handed 5 years probation, whereas Clare Bronfman, a Seagram’s heiress whose fortune was used to again NXIVM, is serving six years and 9 months. Longtime NXIVM accountant Kathy Russell pleaded responsible to visa fraud and is awaiting sentencing.

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