Who is Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s confidant detained by the FBI?
Maxwell has kept a low profile since the death of Jeffrey Epstein, a financier accused of raping and trafficking minor girls for nearly 20 Years. Some of Epstein’s alleged victims have said that Maxwell drew them into his circle, where they sexually abused them because of friends.
United States Prosecutors “Would Welcome” Prince Andrew’s Testimony After Ghislaine Maxwell’s Arrest
“We would like to have the benefit of your statement,” said Audrey Strauss, United States Acting Prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, referring to Queen Elizabeth II’s second son.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend and longtime associate of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were arrested in the United States on Thursday on charges of helping to attract underage girls who were later sexually abused by Epstein.
Maxwell has kept a low profile since the death in August of Epstein, a financier accused of raping and trafficking minor girls for nearly two decades. Some of Epstein’s alleged victims have said that Maxwell lured them into his circle, where they were sexually abused by him and his powerful friends.
Here are some facts about it.
- Ghislaine Maxwell was an ex-girlfriend of Epstein who became a member of her inner circle. In a 2003 Vanity Fair article, Epstein was quoted as saying that Maxwell was her best friend.
- She is the daughter of the late British media magnate Robert Maxwell, who founded an editorial and had tabloids, including the Daily Mirror. After Robert Maxwell’s mysterious death in 1991, it emerged that she had looted hundreds of millions of dollars from employee pension funds to shore up her crumbling business empire.
- The Washington Post reported in August that neighbors said Maxwell had been living in an isolated oceanfront mansion in Massachusetts, owned by a tech businessman, Scott Borgerson, who declined to tell the newspaper if Maxwell had lived there with him…
- A British tabloid, The Sun, said in November that it was offering a £ 10,000 reward for information on Maxwell’s whereabouts.