Wednesday, January 26

Ghislaine Maxwell Trial | “She is a master of manipulation”: one of the alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse speaks


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Ghislaine Maxwell trial in New York.

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“He took advantage of vulnerable girls, manipulated them and handed them over to be sexually abused.”

It is the overwhelming statement of the Attorney General’s Office for the Southern District of New York, United States, where since Monday the trial against Ghislaine Maxwell, accused of eight counts of sex trafficking and other crimes.

The 59-year-old woman was the girlfriend of American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein, arrested and charged with child sex trafficking in 2019.

Epstein committed suicide shortly after being arrested while in jail awaiting trial, but Maxwell, who in addition to being his girlfriend was his right-hand man, his employee and confidant, is accused of facilitating Epstein’s abuses.


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