Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes

28/06/2022 21:48:00

Prosecutors had asked that Maxwell receive between 30 and 55 years in jail.

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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

Prosecutors had asked that Maxwell receive between 30 and 55 years in jail.

The daughter of the late British press baron Robert Maxwell was convicted late last year on five of six counts, the most serious for sex trafficking minors.Maxwell’s lawyers had argued for leniency, citing a traumatic childhood and claiming that she was being unfairly punished because Epstein escaped trial.

Meanwhile prosecutors had asked that Maxwell receive between 30 and 55 years in jail, arguing that she has shown an “utter lack of remorse” for her crimes, committed between 1994 and 2004.Two of Epstein’s victims, identified as “Jane” and “Carolyn,” testified that they were as young as 14 when Maxwell began grooming them.

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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 ....

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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.Expand Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell at an event in New York in 2005.Expand Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell at an event in New York in 2005.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.

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. The daughter of the late British press baron Robert Maxwell was convicted late last year on five of six counts, the most serious for sex trafficking minors. In court, victims of Maxwell confronted her at her sentencing hearing on Tuesday. Damian Williams, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York, said that the sentence “holds Ghislaine Maxwell accountable for perpetrating heinous crimes against children”. Some of Maxwell’s victims are expected to make statements at her sentencing. “This sentence sends a strong message that no one is above the law and it is never too late for justice,” Williams said. In often emotional and explicit testimony during the trial, Annie Farmer, a woman known as “Kate,” and two other women testified that Maxwell, who was found guilty on five counts, was a central figure in their abuse by Epstein. Maxwell’s lawyers had argued for leniency, citing a traumatic childhood and claiming that she was being unfairly punished because Epstein escaped trial." Maxwell was labelled"dangerous" by the prosecution during her three-week trial last year, and helped entice vulnerable teenagers to the disgraced financier's various properties for him to sexually abuse.

They called for Judge Nathan to hand down a sentence less than the US probation office’s recommended 20 years.” Kate said she was proud to help hold Maxwell accountable. He killed himself in a New York City federal jail, while waiting for trial. Advertisement Meanwhile prosecutors had asked that Maxwell receive between 30 and 55 years in jail, arguing that she has shown an “utter lack of remorse” for her crimes, committed between 1994 and 2004. But the judge hinted that she was set to issue a shorter term, telling the court that the guidelines put the range of sentence between 15 and a half and 19-and-a-half years. Maxwell’s monthlong trial in late 2021 was widely seen as the reckoning that Epstein — who died by suicide in a Manhattan jail cell in 2019 at age 66 while awaiting his own sex trafficking trial — never had. During Maxwell’s high-profile trial in late 2021, the prosecutors successfully proved that she was “the key” to Epstein’s scheme of enticing young girls to give him massages, during which he would sexually abuse them. “Ms Maxwell cannot and should not bear all the punishment for which Epstein should have been held responsible. Two of Epstein’s victims, identified as “Jane” and “Carolyn,” testified that they were as young as 14 when Maxwell began grooming them. In calculating the guidelines range of 188-235 months, Judge Nathan agreed with prosecutors that two women who were not initially named in the July 2020 indictment against Maxwell were proved at the British socialite’s monthlong trial to have been victims. In their sentencing submissions, prosecutors urged Judge Nathan to impose a sentence of between 30 and 55 years for Maxwell's crimes.

Maxwell’s lawyers say their client had “a difficult, traumatic childhood with an overbearing, narcissistic, and demanding father.” “It made her vulnerable to Epstein, whom she met right after her father’s death,” they wrote in submissions filed earlier this month. Maxwell’s lawyers say she should be sentenced to no more than 5¼ years, arguing that she is being scapegoated for Epstein’s crimes and had already spent significant time in jail. “Ms Maxwell is not a dangerous criminal or a habitual offender. Money manager Epstein killed himself in prison 2019 aged 66 while awaiting his own sex crimes trial in New York. “Ms Maxwell cannot and should not bear all the punishment for which Epstein should have been held responsible,” her attorneys pleaded.” “These kids had hopes and dreams for their future, and the defendant used those dreams as her tool to abuse them,” Ms Moe said. The prosecution contended in its own court filing last week that Maxwell “was an adult who made her own choices”. “She had a difficult, traumatic childhood with an overbearing, narcissistic and demanding father,” her lawyers also said. by design" at Epstein's properties, where staff were told to"see nothing, hear nothing and say nothing".

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you Support us now “She made the choice to conspire with Epstein for years, working as partners in crime and causing devastating harm to vulnerable victims,” wrote Damian Williams, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York.” Judge Nathan will determine the sentence at the end of the hearing. Maxwell has already been held in detention for some two years following her arrest in New Hampshire in the summer of 2020. “Ghislaine must die in prison,” Maxwell and Epstein accuser Sarah Ransome told reporters outside court.” In their sentencing paperwork, prosecutors condemned leniency efforts. Maxwell’s sentencing caps a dramatic fall for the former international jetsetter who grew up in wealth and privilege as a friend to royalty. Her circle included Britain’s Prince Andrew, who settled a sexual abuse lawsuit in February with Virginia Giuffre. Epstein was found dead in his cell at a federal jail in Manhattan in August 2019 while he awaited trial on sex trafficking charges.

Giuffre said she had been trafficked to the royal by Epstein and Maxwell. Her crimes demand justice,” they argued. In April, Judge Nathan rejected a request by Maxwell for a new trial after she unsuccessfully argued that a juror, who had boasted of helping convince fellow panelists to convict Maxwell by recalling his own experiences as a sex abuse victim, had biased the jury. © AFP 2022 .