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Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex crimes

Prosecutors have succeeded in proving that Maxwell was the “key” to the plan to seduce Jeffrey Epstein’s young girl to massage, while he was sexually abused.

Maxwell has already been detained for about two years after being arrested in New Hampshire in the summer of 2020. (Reuters)

Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl by wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Tuesday’s ruling was the culmination of prosecutors detailing how Epstein and Maxwell flaunted their wealth and celebrity relationships in order to care for and exploit vulnerable girls.

These crimes also occurred when a couple collided with some of the world’s most famous and wealthy people, including former US Presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, and Prince Andrew of the United Kingdom.

During Maxwell’s attention-grabbing trial, prosecutors proved that she was the “key” to Epstein’s plan to seduce a young girl to give a massage, while he was sexually abused. I succeeded in doing it.

Two of Epstein’s victims, identified as “Jane” and “Carolin,” testified that they were 14 when Maxwell began grooming them.

Her lawyer argued for generosity, citing traumatic childhood, claiming that Maxwell was unfairly punished for Epstein’s escape from trial.

Epstein committed suicide in prison at the age of 66 in 2019 while awaiting his own sex crime trial in New York.

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Lack of repentance “

A daughter educated in Oxford, the late Robert Maxwell in the United Kingdom, was convicted at the end of last year on five of the six most serious counts for sex trafficking minors.

Prosecutors sought Maxwell to be sentenced to 30-55 years in prison, claiming that Maxwell had shown “a lack of complete remorse” for her crimes committed between 1994 and 2004. rice field.

In February, Prince Andrew also settled a sexual abuse proceeding with Virginia Jufre. Virginia Jufre said he was trafficked to the royal family by Epstein and Maxwell.

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