Federal Authorities Recommend Allison Mack Get Lighter Sentence Given NXIVM Cooperation – Deadline
A few days before conviction for his involvement in the NXIVM sect, the former Small town Actress Allison Mack received an unexpected helping hand today from federal prosecutors.
As Mack faces years in prison, after pleading guilty to racketeering charges in April 2019, it was revealed in a sentencing memo filed today in Brooklyn federal court that she had provided detailed assistance to the prosecutors, which was essential in securing the conviction of NXIVM founder Keith Raniere. The main asset at Mack’s disposal was an audio cassette, played numerous times during Raniere’s trial, in which the convicted sex trafficker discussed the branding of female cult members, whom he had prepared to be his. “Slaves”, with his initials.
“Although Mack could have provided even more substantial assistance had she made the decision to cooperate sooner, Mack provided important, detailed and highly corroborated information which aided the government in its lawsuits,” officials said in a statement. document filed today, arguing for a favorable conviction for the former superhero show actress.
The FBI arrested Mack in Brooklyn on April 20, 2018, on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy, relating to his role in NXIVM. While the organization has claimed for many years to be a multi-level marketing company, this label has ultimately denied much more sinister activity on the part of Raniere, Mack and other members.
Mack’s sentencing is currently scheduled for June 30. Meanwhile, Raniere is behind bars, having been convicted last year and sentenced to 120 years in prison.