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Allison Mack Released On $5 Million Bail

April 25, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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As we previously reported, Allison Mack was arrested for her involvement in a sex cult called Nxivm, which forced women into sexual slavery. The arrest happened last week and now MSN reports that the Smallville actress has been released on $5 million bail. She will stay under home detention at her parents’ house in Los Alamitos, California. She as indicted by a Brooklyn Federal Court on April 19 and had a hearing today.

She was indicted for sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy in New York federal court. At her hearing, she showed up in her gray-green jail scrubs before Magistrate Viktor V. Pohorelsky at the Brooklyn courthouse in New York’s Eastern District. She was not handcuffed, but had her hands behind her back.

It’s believed that Mack will make a deal with prosecutors for information against Nxivm founder Keith Raniere. Raniere was arrested last month in Mexico and is still in custody. He will have a bail hearing next week. As for Mack, her mother Melinda was at the hearing and put up her home as collateral for the bail, as well as property and a bank account owned by Mack. Mack was quiet during her hearing, and didn’t make eye contact with her mother. After Melinda signed the bond, she then watched her daughter get led out of the courtroom. The hearing lasted around fifteen minutes. Melinda and Allison’s attorney William McGovern declined to comment.

Mack will be required to wear an electronic monitor during her house arrest. She will be allowed to go to Southern California, as well as the New York City area, where her legal team is set up. She plans to go to her parents’ home as soon as possible. Her father, opera singer Jonathan Mack, was not at the hearing but has to co-sign the bail collateral arrangement by May 4. Mack will not be allowed to associate with anyone from Nxivm past or present. She has also been accused of trying to destroy emails, text messages and other material connected to the case. She will also have her Internet and online communications restricted. She can have access to a phone but she can only look at emails from her lawyers.

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