Former Smallville actress Kristin Kreuk has broken her silence on her involvement in the sex cult that co-star Allison Mack rose to the top of. Following Raniere's arrest in the Mexican resort village of Puerto Vallarta, reports emerged that Kreuk had allegedly lured women into the organization. Raniere, 57, ran NXIVM as a self-help organization for years but later created a secret society within it called DOS, which former members have described as a 'sex cult'. The accusations that I was in the 'inner circle' or recruiting women as 'sex slaves' are blatantly false,' she said. I hope that the investigation leads to justice for all of those affected. Mack was among those filmed chased down Mexican police officers after they arrested Raniere over the weekend - four months after he crossed the border following the launch of a federal probe into his cult. The women can then be heard saying that they are going to get into a car and follow the officers.
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Your generosity blew us away. And thank you Michael for getting me to join you guys," Kreuk wrote alongside the same video. Welling, 42, and Rosenbaum, 46, are good friends and have gotten together a few times in recent years, but this was the first time in a while that either of them have been spotted with Kreuk, 36, who played both of their characters' love interests. Thanks Dallas. He is currently working on the series The Professionals. He also appeared in the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
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Raniere had initially pled not guilty to all charges. Mack pictured above pled guilty in April to two counts of racketeering conspiracy and racketeering, according to the Department of Justice. Mack had been accused of recruiting young women into the group and manipulated them into branding their bodies and becoming sex slaves for Raniere. She faces a maximum of 40 years in prison. Specifically, the Investigation Discovery special will explore what happened to four women who were members of NXIVM who either vanished or died in mysterious circumstances, ID said on Thursday. Mixed in with the official accounts of suicide or illness are contested evidence, allegations of tainted police reports, and after years of investigation — one investigator believes — murder. Tracking down past members, informants and eyewitnesses, many going on the record for the first time, this two-hour special takes us into new parts of the NXIVM universe and reveals a story far bigger and darker than ever suspected. Other current charges against Raniere include racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy.
Her arrest followed that of Keith Raniere, co-founder of the group, who was apprehended in Mexico in March, and turned over to U. As is often the case when it comes to similar groups whose members are enthralled by a charismatic leader, beaten down into submission or outright threatened, or ones who are especially litigious , reporting on them—never mind seeing them brought to justice—can be especially arduous. Nearly finished, the podcast was canceled in early April, in large part, he told me, because of fears over potential litigation. The freelance journalist and stand-up comedian found himself unwittingly drawn into the world of Raniere and company about a year and a half ago when he was searching for jobs online. But the climate for media jobs being as anemic as it is, he was intrigued nonetheless. To do that, The Knife of Aristotle had purportedly developed a proprietary formula by which its staff could evaluate various news outlets based on a series of internal standards. Wilbur went through a series of interviews with the group, which kept encouraging him to come attend five weeks of unpaid training in the woods outside Albany, at his own expense, which, little did he know, is where NXIVM is headquartered. Just come. He was dealing with what appeared to be a full-fledged cult, eager to divest him from his money.