Mack helped force the women to have sex with Raniere and received financial and other benefits from Raniere in exchange, prosecutors said.
The women - or "sex slaves" - were reportedly put on a strict diet of about 500 to 800 calories a day in order to be thin for Raniere, also known as "The Vanguard". The federal criminal complaint against Raniere lists Mack as Co-Conspirator 1 and alleges that she rose through the ranks of the cult after becoming a sex slave and then recruited other actresses to join.
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Richard Donoghue, United States attorney for the Eastern District of NY, said: "As alleged in the indictment, Allison Mack recruited women to join what was purported to be a female mentorship group that was, in fact, created and led by Keith Raniere".
Variety reports that a sex cult arose within the group, which was based in Albany, that saw women being branded in the pelvic area with Raniere's initials.
Back in November, a very freakish report came to light with actress Allison Mack, most famously known for her role as Chloe Sullivan on the Smallville series. Amid reports that Mack might be arrested soon, Kreuk was named as the one who recruited Mack into the group years ago, before leaving herself.
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NXIVM is alleged to have been an abusive, manipulative cult that forced vulnerable women into sex and obedience. For months now there have been persistent rumors that NXIVM, ostensibly a self-improvement group, is acting as a front for a "sex cult" where women are branded as slaves for high-ranking members of the organization.
In March, Raniere was arrested outside Puerto Vallarta by Mexican federal police.
Former NXIVM publicist Frank Parlato told Inside Edition that Mack is "completely enamored with Raniere and completely under his thrall".
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Authorities have stated the 57-year-old - who is being held at a prison in Oklahoma without bail - had a "rotating group of 15-20 women with whom he had sexual relationships".