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British social celebrity Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of Epstein’s sexual abuse case

Maxwell, 60, was found guilty by 12 US juries in New York and could spend the rest of his life in a tavern.

The jury deliberated for a full five days before Maxwell was found guilty, but the defense alleged that she was the victim of the conviction. (AP)

A U.S. court has convicted a teenage girl of being sexually abused by American billionaire Jeffrey Epstein by British social celebrity Ghislaine Maxwell.

A 14-year-old girl’s sexual exploitation was told by four women who said Wednesday’s verdict was abused as a teenager in the 1990s and early 2000s at Epstein’s palace homes in Florida, New York, and New Mexico. Concludes a month-long trial featuring a stupid explanation of.

The jury deliberated for a full five days before Maxwell was found guilty of five out of six counts.

She faces the possibility of taking years in prison. This has long been sought by a woman who fought for years in civil court to hold Maxwell accountable for her role in recruiting and caring for Epstein’s teenage victims and sometimes participating in sexual abuse. The result.

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“Pyramid of Abuse”

Three victims who testified using a name or pseudonym to protect their privacy: TV actress Jane. Kate, a former model from England. And Carolyn, a mother who is now recovering from drug addiction. The fourth is psychologist Annie Farmer, who recently chose to use her real name after speaking out about her claims.

They resonated with each other in explaining Maxwell’s actions: she used charm and gifts to gain their trust, became interested in their adolescent challenges, and Epstein to make their dreams come true. He gave them a guarantee that he could use his wealth and connections.

Carolyn, one of the few underprivileged teens who lived near Epstein’s Florida home in the early 2000s, offered a massage in exchange for a $ 100 bill that prosecutors described as a “pyramid of abuse.” I testified that I had made an offer to do so.

Proceedings, including allegations of abuse, continue, including a case in which Virginia Jufre, a non-trial woman, was forced to have a sexual encounter with Prince Andrew at the age of 17.

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Persuasive prosecution

Maxwell’s legal team questioned whether the accuser’s memory was flawed or whether he was influenced by lawyers seeking large payments from the property of Maxwell and Epstein’s civil courts.

Defenders allege that Maxwell was the victim of a conviction devised to provide justice to a woman deprived of her main villain when Epstein committed suicide while waiting for a 2019 trial. Did.

Maxwell’s family complained that she had been suffering from the harsh conditions in Brooklyn Prison, where she was detained since her arrest in July 2020.

She repeatedly and in vain asked for bail, claiming she couldn’t contribute enough to her defense.

Before Maxwell is taken out of court, defense lawyer Bobby Sternheim prepares to give her a coronavirus booster shot, saying lockups have dramatically increased infection rates. I asked.

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Source: AP

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