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Ghislaine Maxwell Convicted of Sex Trafficking Minors

Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, has been found guilty of sex trafficking underage girls for Epstein and powerful figures.
After deliberating for over six days, following a break for Christmas, the jury came to a verdict on Wednesday in the intensely followed trial of Maxwell, who was accused of acquiring and trafficking underage girls to have sex with her boyfriend, the late Jeffrey Epstein, with powerful figures in society alleged to have engaged in similar illegal activities.

Maxwell was charged with 6 federal counts, including sex trafficking of a minor, enticing a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, along with three counts of conspiracy, and was found guilty on all charges except the transporting a minor. Maxwell has also been charged with two related counts of perjury, where she will be tried separately. In total, Maxwell could now be facing up to 65 years in jail. Read more…

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