Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison for trafficking underage girls

28/06/2022 22:12:00

Ghislaine Maxwell will be jailed for recruiting and grooming four girls to have sexual encounters with Jeffrey Epstein

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Ghislaine Maxwell will be jailed for recruiting and grooming four girls to have sexual encounters with Jeffrey Epstein

Her accusers came face to face with her on Tuesday as several women read victim impact statements to the court - describing her as a 'manipulative, cruel and merciless person.'

Read more: Prince Andrew to pay accuser Virginia Giuffre more than €14m using Queen’s money, reports“A substantial sentence will send an unmistakable message that those who engage in the sexual abuse and trafficking of underage victims will be held accountable by the law.

Before she was led away, Judge Nathan told Maxwell: "A sentence of 240 months is sufficient and no graver than necessary.""It is the greatest regret of my life that I ever met Jeffrey Epstein," Maxwell said.Another woman admitted she considered jumping into shark-infested waters to avoid having to be raped again by the vile paedo.

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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: British socialite given 20 years in prison for aiding Jeffrey Epstein abuse | JOE.ieGhislaine Maxwell has officially been sentenced to 20 years in prison on several counts of sex trafficking conducted alongside Jeffrey Epstein. How long will she actually serve maybe half this sentence. 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

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

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

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trafficking underage girls with Jeffrey Epstein.British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trafficking underage girls with Jeffrey Epstein.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.

The 60-year-old was convicted of five charges in December for recruiting and grooming four girls to have sexual encounters with Epstein, then her boyfriend, between 1994 and 2004 following a month-long trial. Before imposing a 20-year sentence, Judge Nathan summarised the cases of several of the victims, including Jane and Kate. Before imposing a 20-year sentence, Judge Nathan summarised the cases of several of the victims, including Jane and Kate. Read more: Prince Andrew to pay accuser Virginia Giuffre more than €14m using Queen’s money, reports She said Maxwell and Epstein used a "playbook" over the years, and the result was "incalculable" damage to their victims. READ MORE Some lawyers estimated that she may have helped facilitate the abuse of more than 160 women and girls. "The sentence I impose must reflect the gravity of Ms Maxwell's conduct," she said. "The sentence I impose must reflect the gravity of Ms Maxwell's conduct," she said. “A substantial sentence will send an unmistakable message that those who engage in the sexual abuse and trafficking of underage victims will be held accountable by the law." 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.

Judge Nathan added: “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. Judge Nathan added: She called the crimes "heinous and predatory. My association with Epstein will permanently stain me. She called the crimes "heinous and predatory.” Before she was led away, Judge Nathan told Maxwell: "A sentence of 240 months is sufficient and no graver than necessary." She entered the courtroom earlier today draped in a navy jail uniform with shackles around her ankles and stood motionless as the judge took her spot on the bench." She entered the courtroom earlier today draped in a navy jail uniform with shackles around her ankles and stood motionless as the judge took her spot on the bench. His victims considered him a mentor, friend, and lover. And Maxwell spoke in court, calling Epstein a "manipulative, cunning and controlling man" who fooled everyone in his orbit, and said she was "sorry" for the pain that his victims experienced. "It is the greatest regret of my life that I ever met Jeffrey Epstein," Maxwell said. In their sentencing submissions, prosecutors urged Judge Nathan to impose a sentence of between 30 and 55 years for Maxwell's crimes.

"It is the greatest regret of my life that I ever met Jeffrey Epstein," Maxwell said. The sick pair's victims, including Virginia Guiffre, pre-released victim impact statements earlier today that were later read in court. Giuffre today said Maxwell "opened the door to hell" by introducing her and others to Epstein. In 2009. Giuffre today said Maxwell "opened the door to hell" by introducing her and others to Epstein. Another woman admitted she considered jumping into shark-infested waters to avoid having to be raped again by the vile paedo. Maxwell's siblings - who have been supporting her through the proceedings - were seen arriving at the New York court ahead of sentencing today. Maxwell's siblings - who have been supporting her through the proceedings - were seen arriving at the New York court ahead of sentencing today.” 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. by design" at Epstein's properties, where staff were told to"see nothing, hear nothing and say nothing".

Earlier this year, her brother Ian Maxwell defended his sex-trafficker sister in an ITV documentary. He said: "It’s just wrong. He said: "It’s just wrong. I have devoted a lot of my time as have my brothers and sisters to help Ghislaine. "We believe her.” Advertisement. "We believe her. We love her and we hope that she will get the justice that she definitely deserves." Her accusers came face to face with her on Tuesday as several women read victim impact statements to the court - describing her as a "manipulative, cruel and merciless person. Epstein was found dead in his cell at a federal jail in Manhattan in August 2019 while he awaited trial on sex trafficking charges.

" Her accusers came face to face with her on Tuesday as several women read victim impact statements to the court - describing her as a "manipulative, cruel and merciless person." Maxwell, who was described as "dangerous" by the prosecution during her three-week trial last year, helped entice vulnerable teenagers to Epstein's various properties for him to sexually abuse between 1994 and 2004. Jurors heard that the socialite summoned a 14-year-old girl to an orgy, groped another victim, and laid a schoolgirl outfit out for a third accuser before a sexualised massage with Epstein, because she "thought it would be fun". Jurors heard that the socialite summoned a 14-year-old girl to an orgy, groped another victim, and laid a schoolgirl outfit out for a third accuser before a sexualised massage with Epstein, because she "thought it would be fun". She was convicted of five offences in December last year, including sex trafficking minors, conspiracy to entice a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, and conspiracy to transport a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Maxwell had previously demanded time be deducted from her sentence because she couldnt' hack the conditions of the tough lock-ups she was sent to. Maxwell had previously demanded time be deducted from her sentence because she couldnt' hack the conditions of the tough lock-ups she was sent to. "It made her vulnerable to Epstein, whom she met right after her father's death," they wrote in submissions filed earlier this month.

In a sentence memo to the judge Maxwell’s lawyers wrote: “The difference between Ms Maxwell’s isolation and typical prison conditions is so pronounced that they differ not only in degree but in nature. “This distinction demands a different calibration whereby each day spent in isolation. “This distinction demands a different calibration whereby each day spent in isolation.... should result in an enhanced time-served credit.” They also claim a high-ranking prison guard told Maxwell of concerns she would be “shot by sniper”. In April, Judge Nathan rejected a request by Maxwell for a new trial.

” They also claim a high-ranking prison guard told Maxwell of concerns she would be “shot by sniper”. Prosecutors previously insisted she should get up to 55 years over the “shockingly predatory” crimes she has not accepted responsibility for. Maxwell was placed on suicide watch ahead of the hearing, and said to have been put in a "suicide smock" after expressing fears wardens were "threatening her safety". Maxwell was placed on suicide watch ahead of the hearing, and said to have been put in a "suicide smock" after expressing fears wardens were "threatening her safety". Giuffre previously said the Brit “used her femininity” to procure her to indulge Epstein and her sick abuse fantasies. Her statement reads: “Together, you damaged me physically, mentally, sexually and emotionally. Her statement reads: “Together, you damaged me physically, mentally, sexually and emotionally.

“I never would have met Jeffrey Epstein if not for you.”.” READ MORE Inside Ghislaine Maxwell's glamorous upbringing and career before meeting Jeffrey Epstein What Ghislaine Maxwell’s conviction means for Prince Andrew’s case Royal expert says Prince Andrew likely to be called as a witness in Ghislaine Maxwell trial .