Monday 24 September 2018

Smallville actress Allison Mack denies acting as sex slave master for cult

Mack is best known for playing Superman’s friend in the series.

Allison Mack has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru (AP)
Allison Mack has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru (AP)

By Associated Press Reporter

An actress best known for playing a young Superman’s friend has pleaded not guilty to charges she helped recruit women into a cult-like organisation.

Allison Mack was charged with sex trafficking after US prosecutors said she worked as a slave “master” recruiting women to a group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to the stars.

Mack entered her plea in federal court in Brooklyn. The judge refused a request by her lawyers to release her without bail.

Mack starred in Smallville, a show about the early life of Superman that ended in 2011.

Prosecutors say she helped recruit sex slaves for leader Keith Raniere and his group called NXIVM.

Press Association

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