Ghislaine Maxwell indictment: How Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam groomed his victims

7/2/2020 9:32:00 PM

Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidant and former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested Thursday and is facing multiple sex abuse charges stemming from an alleged sex trafficking conspiracy involving underage girls.

Prosecutors say that from 1994 to at least 1997 Maxwell -- who dated Epstein while the alleged abuses were taking place -- "assisted, facilitated, and contributed to Jeffrey Epstein's abuse of minor girls by, among other things, helping Epstein to recruit, groom, and ultimately abuse victims" whom they knew were under the age of 18.

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Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell attend de Grisogono Sponsors The 2005 Wall Street Concert Series Benefitting Wall Street Rising, with a Performance by Rod Stewart at Cipriani Wall Street on March 15, 2005 in New York City.(Photo by Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Maxwell allegedly attempted tobefriend the girls, some who were as young as 14, by "asking the victims about their lives, their schools, and their families."Prosecutors allege that both Maxwell and Epstein spent time with the girls, taking them on outings to the movies or shopping trips in an attempt to court them and gain their trust.

WHO IS GHISLAINE MAXWELL?Maxwell, 58, would also "try to normalize sexual abuse" by discussing sexual topics, undressing in front of the victims, or being present during sexual encounters between the girls and Epstein, which "helped put the victims at ease because an adult woman was present."

Nov. 7, 1991: Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of late British publisher Robert Maxwell, reads a statement in Spanish in which she expressed her family's gratitude to the Spanish authorities, aboard the "Lady Ghislaine" in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. (AP Photo/Dominique Mollard)

Maxwell allegedly initiated massages on Epstein to groom at least three girls, and encourage them to perform sexualized massages on him as well, an act of foreplay before Epstein sexually abused the minors sometimes using sex toys and other objects, the indictment said.

Prosecutors said Maxwell, working as Epstein's associate, "facilitated" his access to young girls because she knew he had a "preference for underage girls," and that the pair lauded money, the opportunity to travel and educational opportunities over the victims as an incentive to the sexual encounters.

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Maxwell was charged with two counts of perjury, after testifying to a grand jury, among other things, that she never gave Epstein or an underage victim a massage, and that she was unaware that the disgraced financier possessed or used sex toys during sexual activities.

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Sounds like she’s ready to sing and I bet she will be silenced. Well she just put her name on the list for suicide..... Daily Presidential Cognitive Test: Name one person in this picture NOT accused of being a sexual predator. Trump gonna pardon her? It's about time. Hundred dollars says she kills herself mysteriously

What could possibly go wrong? 🤷🏻 EpsteinCoverup EpsteinBlackBook Looks like the masks are coming off, jk, wear a mask! Some Prominent People are beginning to sweat, fearing she might turn State Evidence, to ease her pain. Hope her Security is better than Jeffery’s was. About damn time, keep the location of the jail a secret from a lady wearing a pantsuit.

Let the ped0 dominos fall 🤷🏾‍♂️ NoAntiBlackRacism ReparationsNow Trump should see in Clinton case They better wrap her up in bubble wrap and hide her far away from HillaryClinton and her hired hit squad or she will end up like her boyfriend Jeffrey Hillary's deadly talons are longer than you think!! Wild Bill's fancy wasnt the little girls, like Prince Andrew...his fancy was Ghislaine herself!!! Wherever Ghislaine is...its not safe enough from the Clinton hit squad.

FOX, There are many politicians very nervous right now in Washington DC... profpaulamarisa Como falta um Fox News no Brasil? Another one that is going to go belly up😳 Wonder why this happened 2 weeks after SDNY BERMEN got replaced? Who was he protecting? He also had Anthony Weiners laptop! Clinton Cabal going down! GhislaineDidntKillHerself ClintonCrimeFamily

Monkey see, monkey do.. How long before trump want to pardon her? About time. Who's next? Okeedookee Just u know, she didn’t commit suicide Can't wait to see billy clinton go down. DemocratsAreDestroyingAmerica AntifaDomesticTerrorists Trump2020NowMoreThanEver She needs to come clean about Donny and Melania Trump ASAP before she gets killed.

👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 How long before she kills herself? Or will she spill the beans before they get to her? Give her an isolation cel under the White House.....make sure all secrets come out. Tip of the iceberg. They better keep a close eye on her because the pedophile democrats will put a hit out on her so she cannot expose the pervert in high places. Maybe she will tell us why Bill Clinton constantly flew to Jeffrey's island where he had children lock up in the basement.

FBI arrests Jeffrey Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell in sex-trafficking probeJeffrey Epstein's long-time friend and alleged procurer Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested on charged related to an ongoing probe of Epstein's alleged sexual abuse. Nice. Trump 2020 Not 'sex trafficking.'. HUMAN TRAFFICKING. TRAFFICKING OF UNDERAGE HUMAN FEMALES. Please use the right words. Doing otherwise further dehumanizes exploited girls. Suicide otw

USA TODAY @USATODAYSDNY holds news conference addressing FBI arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein I wonder when they’re going to arrest Donald Trump. They better have 24 hour big burly guards trained in every martial arts with 20 years of sniper duty as well as advanced life support care guarding her because you know Bill and Killary are already on the prowl Trump/Dershowitz must be shitting themselves

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s Alleged Sex Trafficking Accomplice, Has Been ArrestedThe British socialite, a former girlfriend and confidante of disgraced financier Epstein, is now in FBI custody. 👏🏻👏🏻 Who care's.. MHG. I hope trump the prince and others sex criminal get arrested too

Ghislaine Maxwell Is A Well-Connected Socialite And 'Best Friend' Of Jeffrey EpsteinGhislaine Maxwell was arrested today. A socialite and friend of Jeffrey Epstein, she was featured in the Netflix documentary Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich. About time vile, woman put her away for life Wouldn’t it be amazing if she was the one to take down trump?!

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffery Epstein's Alleged Co-Abuser, Has Been ArrestedGhislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who is accused of being Jeffery Epstein’s longtime co-abuser, has been arrested. NBC News reports that Maxwell has been arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire on “Epstein-related charges” and will appear in federal court Thursday afternoon.\n JFC. “Co-abuser”? She was a SEX TRAFFICKER. Hmmm. How long until she 'kills herself' in jail?

Jeffrey Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested on child sex abuse conspiracy, perjury chargesThe case against Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, has ensnared his ex-girlfriend and alleged procurer Ghislaine Maxwell. She'll probably be suicided at some point. Start the clock! I'm going to say it right now ' she didn't kill herself' EpsteinDidntKillHimself Trump is fukked