Former Smallville star Allison Mack has filed for a restraining order against a 53-year-old man, claiming that he has been stalking her while she is under house arrest in California on sex trafficking charges in connection to the NXIVM cult.
A judge has granted the 36-year-old Mack an order of protection against Thomas Sekera, of Ohio.
According to court documents obtained by the gossip site TMZ, Mack accused Sekera of lurking outside her parents’ home near Los Angeles, where she has been living and attending college since April, after being released from jail on $5million bail.
Mack claimed that Sekera on one occasion knocked on her parents’ door and lied that he was sent to assist with her legal defense in the sex cult case.
On another occasion, Mack said that her alleged stalker camped outside the house for six hours and busied himself by peering into all the windows on the ground floor.
The judge ordered the 53-year-old to keep his distance from Mack and her parents’ residence.
A LinekdIn page associated with Sekera indicates that he works as an electrician in Cleveland.
Court records reveal that in 2002, Sekera was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon and sentenced to three years of community control.
The criminal case stemmed from an incident that took place in March 2001, in which Sekera pulled a loaded handgun on his neighbor’s fiance and her six-year-old son.
The neighbor testified he believed that Sekera, whom he had never met prior to the altercation, harassed him and his wife-to-be because they were a mixed-race couple.
His criminal record also includes a string of minor traffic violations and a 2014 conviction on a charge of misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
Keith Raniere, the former head of NXIVM, and Mack, best known for playing a teenage friend of Superman in the CW network’s Smallville, have pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking and conspiracy charges.
They are scheduled to go on trial in March 2019, along with billionaire Seagram’s heiress Clare Bornfman and NXIVM co-founder Nancy Salzman.
Prosecutors have accused Mack of helping Raniere recruit women to a secret sub-society within NXIVM, known as DOS. The women were branded by way of a surgical tool with a symbol that resembled Raniere’s initials and were expected to have sex with ‘masters.’