April 26, 2021 4:24 pm
Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite and late Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend, is accused of being part of a sex trafficking racket by the convicted paedophile Epstein and was arrested in July 2020 in the US where she had been hiding.
March 30, 2021 7:27 am
Maxwell, 59, has remain in a federal jail without bail after a judge three times rejected bail packages, the last of which included offers to renounce her citizenships in the United Kingdom and France, to be kept in place by armed guards and to post $28.5 million in assets.
March 23, 2021 7:35 am
Lawyers for the 59-year-old Maxwell, whose trial is set for July, argued that defense motions to dismiss the charges against her and an offer to renounce her U.K. and France citizenships were significant enough to assure the court she would show up for trial.
December 24, 2020 9:59 am
The lawyers wrote in papers in Manhattan federal court that prosecutors were “entirely mistaken” and relying on “unsupported innuendo” in their attempt to dismiss the significance of Ghislaine Maxwell's marriage to a man whose name was redacted in court papers.
December 15, 2020 12:12 pm
In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Ghislaine Maxwell disclosed that she has been married since 2016, and with her husband would post a $22.5 million bond, mirroring their combined assets, to support her bail application.
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.