October 14, 2020 8:06 am
Her 418-page deposition came from a long-settled defamation lawsuit by Virginia Giuffre, who has said Jeffrey Epstein kept her as a "sex slave" with Ghislaine Maxwell's help.
September 12, 2020 8:10 am
Arrested in July, Maxwell is being held without bail in a Brooklyn jail as she awaits trial on charges that she recruited underage girls to be sexually abused by Epstein. He was charged separately last year with sex-trafficking of underage girls but was found dead in his jail cell last August of what authorities later ruled a suicide.
July 22, 2020 7:37 am
An indictment alleged that Maxwell groomed the victims to endure sexual abuse and was sometimes there when Epstein abused them.
July 11, 2020 10:21 am
In the court papers, lawyers cited reports of coronavirus infections spreading through federal jails as one of the reasons to free Maxwell, arguing that if “she continues to be detained, her health will be at serious risk and she will not be able to receive a fair trial.”
July 11, 2020 5:08 pm
Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite and Epstein’s former girlfriend, faces a number of charges, including recruiting and grooming underage girls for Epstein.