Accused sex-cult recruiter Allison Mack granted extra time to run errands
“Smallville” actress Allison Mack has been granted three additional hours a week to run errands as she awaits trial for sex trafficking — but she’ll have to produce receipts to prove she’s staying in line.
Brooklyn federal court judge Nicholas Garaufis Tuesday gifted Mack the perk, which comes as her Nxivm co-defendants continually have their bail requests denied by the same judge.
Mack is already allowed to jet back and forth from New York City and Los Angeles between court appearances, as well as attend school and religious services while out on $5 million bail and living with her parents in Los Alamitos, California.
Her lawyers Monday said their client — who’s accused of helping Nxivm leader Keith Raniere run an upstate cult that branded and starved a harem of sex slaves — needs the time to “purchase groceries, supplies, and other necessities.”
Mack’s privileges already far outstrip those of her co-defendants. Seagrams heiress Clare Bronfman is out on $100 million bond secured by $50 million in assets — yet is only allowed to leave her apartment in Brooklyn three times a week.
And Garaufis won’t even think about releasing Raniere, who remains behind bars following his arrest in Mexico earlier this year.
Meanwhile, Mack’s request comes as court docs show prosecutors have nearly concluded combing through three of her “electronic accounts,” as well as Raniere and Bronfman’s email accounts.
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