Latest Ghislaine Maxwell News

Epstein ex Ghislaine Maxwell loses bail bid for 5th time

Jun. 02, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For a fifth time, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has lost a bid to be freed on bail while she awaits trial on charges she recruited teenage girls for the millionaire Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...

Ghislaine Maxwell lawyers ask judge to toss new indictment

May. 25, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell are urging a judge to toss out a rewritten indictment against her, saying prosecutors just want to blame her for the sex crimes of former boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein. But prosecutors say their complaints that the government...

Judge sets November for start of Ghislaine Maxwell's trial

May. 11, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial will start in November on charges that she recruited teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse over a 10-year period, a judge said Tuesday. Jury selection can occur in mid-November and opening statements...

Prosecutors defend nightly sleep checks on Ghislaine Maxwell

May. 06, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Ghislaine Maxwell is not under suicide watch, but it’s still necessary to flashlight into her cell every 15 minutes as she sleeps while she awaits a sex trafficking trial. They told a judge Wednesday that heightened security for...

Ghislaine Maxwell's July trial is postponed until the fall

May. 03, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The July trial for Ghislaine Maxwell on charges that she aided ex-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein in the sexual abuse of teenage girls was postponed to the fall on Monday. U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan said a delay of a trial scheduled for July 12 of a...

Judge seeks answers for jail's Ghislaine Maxwell treatment

Apr. 30, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ordered the government Thursday to explain why guards repeatedly flash light into Ghislaine Maxwell’s cell overnight, an action her lawyers say may have led to a bruise over one eye as she awaits trial in an alleged sex trafficking conspiracy with ex-boyfriend...

Ghislaine Maxwell's sleep loss in jail concerns judges

Apr. 26, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Appeals judges hearing bail arguments seemed sympathetic Monday to claims that British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is unjustly kept awake at night by guards ensuring she doesn’t die in jail like Jeffrey Epstein did while awaiting his sex trafficking trial. ...

In court, Ghislaine Maxwell pleads not guilty to new charges

Apr. 23, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell faced her trial judge in person for the first time Friday as lawyers squabbled over exactly when she should be tried on sex trafficking charges that allege that she procured teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse at his posh residences. ...

Demolition begins on Epstein's former Florida mansion

Apr. 19, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Demolition began Monday on a South Florida mansion that once belonged to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Developer Todd Michael Glaser oversaw the crews that began tearing down the infamous Palm Beach mansion, the Palm Beach Post reported....

Ghislaine Maxwell attorneys to 2nd Circuit: She's no monster

Apr. 19, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers insisted Ghislaine Maxwell is “no monster” as they asked an appeals court Monday for her release on bail so she can better prepare for trial on charges she procured girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse. The lawyers told the 2nd...