Allison Mack turns herself in and is already in prison; will spend 3 years locked up for recruiting women for Nxivm

There is no deadline that is not met or a date that does not arrive. After actress Allison Mack, better known as Chloe Sullivan on Smallville, was arrested in 2018 alongside NXIVM cult leader Keith Raniere, she pleaded guilty to federal crimes of racketeering and conspiracy. In 2019, Mack was sentenced to three years in prison, while Raniere was given a 120-year sentence.

Everyone was shocked when the international media reported that Mack, who was ordered to appear to serve his sentence before September 29, 2021, turned himself in more than two weeks in advance. According to a spokesman for the Bureau of Prisons, the actress entered the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California on Monday, September 13.

Mack was actively involved with NXIVM, a company that provided seminars and self-help and professional development services. However, that was only the mask to cover his facet as a cult, where Raniere sexually abused several women. The role of the actress in this venture was to recruit and direct women to "perform labor, take nude photographs of them and, in some cases, engage in sexual acts with Raniere."



After being sentenced to three years in prison and another three years of supervised release, Mack presented a letter to Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis, in Brooklyn Federal Court, in which she was full of regret and guilt for the acts she carried out. In addition, he apologized to the victims.

I made decisions that I will regret forever. I am sorry for those of you that I brought to NXIVM. I'm sorry I ever exposed you to the nefarious and emotionally abusive schemes of a twisted man. From the bottom of my heart and soul, I feel it.

—Allison Mack

 


Meanwhile, other of the co-defendants continue with the processes and sentences. Nancy Salzman was sentenced to three and a half years behind bars, her daughter Lauren Salzman received five years of probation. Additionally, Clare Bronfman, whose fortune was used to support NXIVM, received a six-year and nine-month sentence, and the cult's former accountant, Kathy Russell, has pleaded guilty to visa fraud and is awaiting sentencing.