NEW YORK — Actress Allison Mack, who is best known for her role on the TV series “Smallville,” has pleaded guilty in a sex-trafficking case.
Deadline reported Mack, 36, initially entered a plea of not guilty on racketeering charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy. She was indicted on those charges last year. The New York Times reported on Monday she had pleaded guilty to racketeering and racketeering conspiracy charges.
The Associated Press reported that Mack cried as she entered her plea in federal court in New York.
"I have come to the conclusion that I must take full responsibility for my conduct, and that's why I am pleading guilty today," she said, adding, "I believed Keith Raniere's intentions were to help people, and I was wrong."
Mack also apologized to the alleged victims.
"I'm very sorry for the victims of this case," Mack said, according to Vulture. "I'm very sorry for who I've hurt through my misguided adherence to Keith Raniere's teachings.
“I know that I am and will be a better person because of this.”
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