Ghislaine Maxwell: British socialite given 20 years in prison for aiding Jeffrey Epstein abuse | JOE.ie

28/06/2022 22:15:00

She could have served up to 65 years as a maximum term

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She could have served up to 65 years as a maximum term

Ghislaine Maxwell has officially been sentenced to 20 years in prison on several counts of sex trafficking conducted alongside Jeffrey Epstein .

6Kieran GalpinShe could have served up to 65 years as a maximum term.Ghislaine Maxwell has officially been sentenced to 20 years in prison on several counts of sex trafficking conducted alongside her now-deceased husband Jeffrey Epstein.AdvertisementAhead of the hearing at Manhattan Federal Court which began at 11am New York local time (4pm GMT), Maxwell was facing a maximum term of 65 years of jail time.

READ MORESome lawyers estimated that she may have helped facilitate the abuse of more than 160 women and girls.Speaking directly to the judge after her lawyer spoke, she said: “I empathise deeply with all the victims in this case.“I realise I have been convicted of assisting Jeffrey Epstein to commit these crimes. My association with Epstein will permanently stain me. It is the biggest regret of my life than I ever met him.

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This is what should have being live streamed .But no ..the world got 2 Hollywood actors to distract as 1000s of rapists dodged everything ,kings royals politicians actors sports stars . Zero mention of anyone wtf How long will she actually serve maybe half this sentence.

Maxwell's 20-year sentence for luring girls for EpsteinBritish socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls. Best news ever 👏👏👏👏 So who were her customers? Doubt it was just Epstein and Prince Andrew? Got what she deserved should have been more time

Ghislaine Maxwell jailed for 20 years for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teen girls Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping paedophile Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by a US judge today for helping the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison for trafficking underage girls“It is important to emphasise that although Epstein was central to this criminal scheme, Ms Maxwell is not being punished in place of Epstein or as a proxy for Epstein.

Ghislaine Maxwell gets 20-year sentence for sex trafficking crimesMaxwell was found guilty six months ago of luring teenage girls into Jeffrey Epstein ’s orbit for him to abuse What rich and famous clients was she trafficking them for? And her clients get ....

Ghislaine Maxwell prosecutors seek up to 55-year sentence for sex traffickingMaxwell was found guilty six months ago of luring teenage girls into Jeffrey Epstein ’s orbit for him to abuse A little excessive seeing as our governments get away freely with people trafficking on a daily basis It's a bit calling the kettle black as we are aware of the paedophile culture in the judiciary system. She not going to live 55 more years, perhaps she can be useful, plenty contacts through darling daddy Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell given 20 years in prison for aiding Jeffrey Epstein abuse 6 Kieran Galpin She could have served up to 65 years as a maximum term.The term, handed down in the Manhattan federal court, means the 60-year-old former socialite will spend much of the rest of her life in jail.Maxwell on Tuesday said it was her “greatest regret” to have ever met Epstein as the British socialite prepared to be sentenced for helping the sex offender and globetrotting financier sexually abuse underage girls.Image: PA Image: PA Updated 8 minutes ago GHISLAINE MAXWELL HAS been sentenced to 20 years in prison by a US judge today for helping the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls.

Ghislaine Maxwell has officially been sentenced to 20 years in prison on several counts of sex trafficking conducted alongside her now-deceased husband Jeffrey Epstein. Advertisement Ahead of the hearing at Manhattan Federal Court which began at 11am New York local time (4pm GMT), Maxwell was facing a maximum term of 65 years of jail time. Maxwell was convicted in December last year of luring young girls to massage rooms to be molested by Jeffrey Epstein between 1994 and 2004. READ MORE Some lawyers estimated that she may have helped facilitate the abuse of more than 160 women and girls. Maxwell (60) was convicted in December 2021 for recruiting and grooming girls to have sexual encounters with Epstein, then her boyfriend, between 1994 and 2004. Speaking directly to the judge after her lawyer spoke, she said: “I empathise deeply with all the victims in this case. Wearing a prison-issued uniform, she spoke only to confirm she had read the pre-sentence report and discussed it with her legal team, saying:"I did have the opportunity to read it. “I realise I have been convicted of assisting Jeffrey Epstein to commit these crimes. Maxwell’s lawyers had argued for leniency, citing a traumatic childhood and claiming that she was being unfairly punished because Epstein escaped trial.

My association with Epstein will permanently stain me. Victims Sarah Ransome, Elizabeth Stein, Annie Farmer and the accuser known as"Kate" were all present in the courtroom, as well as controversial juror Scotty David - who prompted calls from Maxwell's counsel for a retrial after he failed to disclose he was a victim of sexual abuse. In December, a jury convicted Maxwell of sex trafficking, transporting a minor to participate in illegal sex acts and two conspiracy charges. It is the biggest regret of my life than I ever met him. Advertisement “I believe Jeffrey Epstein fooled all of those in his orbit. She was also found guilty of transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors. His victims considered him a mentor, friend, and lover. Maxwell, wearing a blue prison uniform and a white mask to conform with coronavirus rules, sat quietly before the sentencing, looking ahead as Assistant US Attorney Alison Moe recounted how Maxwell subjected girls to “horrifying nightmares” by taking them to Epstein. READ MORE “Jeffrey Epstein should have stood before you. In their sentencing submissions, prosecutors urged Judge Nathan to impose a sentence of between 30 and 55 years for Maxwell's crimes. Two of Epstein’s victims, identified as “Jane” and “Carolyn,” testified that they were as young as 14 when Maxwell began grooming them.

In 2005. In 2009. Throughout the trial, the court heard how she imposed a"culture of silence. And again in 2019. But today it is for me to be sentenced..” In her closing statement, Judge Nathan said: “Ms Maxwell is not being punished as a proxy of Epstein, but rather for her role in the criminal conduct. The prosecution contended in its own court filing last week that Maxwell “was an adult who made her own choices”.

“She participated in some of the abuse. Judge Nathan said she agreed Maxwell had told staff at Epstein's Palm Beach residence in Florida to be"blind, deaf and dumb. Her conduct was heinous and predatory.” Advertisement . Throughout the morning session of her sentencing hearing, the defendant frequently played with her hair and adjusted her mask.