Latest Ghislaine Maxwell News

7 accusers write to Ghislaine Maxwell's sentencing judge

Jun. 25, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven women who say Ghislaine Maxwell helped Jeffrey Epstein steal the innocence of their youth and poison the promise of their future are asking a judge to consider their pain as she decides what prison sentence she will dispense Tuesday to the incarcerated British woman. ...

Several accusers seek roles at Ghislaine Maxwell sentencing

Jun. 24, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of four women who testified at Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial that she had a role in their sexual abuse at the hands of financier Jeffrey Epstein may be speaking at her sentencing or have their statements read aloud, court filings Friday show. Prosecutors told a...

Feds: Ghislaine Maxwell deserves at least 30 years in prison

Jun. 23, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell should spend at least 30 years in prison for her role in the sexual abuse of teenage girls over a 10-year period by her onetime boyfriend, financier Jeffrey Epstein, prosecutors said Wednesday in written arguments. Prosecutors...

Lawyers urge leniency at sentencing for Ghislaine Maxwell

Jun. 15, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell told a judge Wednesday that she should face no more than four to five years in prison for her sex trafficking conviction and role in financier Jeffrey Epstein’s decade-long sex abuse of teenage girls. They said in a...

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking conviction

Apr. 29, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge concluded Friday that there was enough evidence to convict British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, but she also gave Maxwell a legal victory by concluding that three conspiracy counts charged the same...

FACT FOCUS: Posts maligning Disney lack evidence

Apr. 12, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

Online posts are using flawed logic and false information to malign The Walt Disney Co. as sympathetic to pedophiles or predatory toward young children after the company publicly opposed a Florida bill banning instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third...

Ghislaine Maxwell family 'shocked' by denial of new trial

Apr. 06, 2022 03:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The siblings of Ghislaine Maxwell said Tuesday they are “profoundly shocked and troubled” that a judge rejected a new trial for the British socialite on sex trafficking charges despite revelations that a juror who helped to convict her failed to disclose he was sexually abused...

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction

Apr. 01, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge refused to throw out Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction Friday, despite a juror’s failure to disclose before the trial began that he’d been a victim of childhood sexual abuse. Maxwell, a British socialite, was convicted in December...

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction, despite juror’s failure to disclose past abuse

Apr. 01, 2022 18:06 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction, despite juror’s failure to disclose past abuse.