Maxwell Trial News the jury in the Ghislaine Maxwell prosecution asked today to re-read testimonies from three accusers before coming to a decision.
Maxwell, age 59, is on trial in New York City for sex trafficking charges.
The jury has broken for the holidays and will return Monday.
Judge Alison Nathan said over the weekend jurors would be instructed that they may choose to convict Ms Maxwell if they conclude she either ignored or “consciously avoided” knowledge of Epstein’s underage sexual encounters.
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There are four girls in this case who have accused Maxwell of setting them up with the late financier and blackmailer, Jeffrey Epstein.
The jury asked in Tuesday to re-read testimonies from three of these accusers before coming to a decision.
Carolyn, who testified under her first name, was 14 when Epstein started to abuse her in the early 2000s.
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Jane, who testified under a pseudonym, said he started to sexually abuse her when she was 14. She told jurors Maxwell was sometimes present for, and participated in, such abuse.
Ghislaine’s defence team says that Maxwell is innocent and is being framed by these women.
Closing arguments in the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of aiding her former boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein in the sexual abuse of underage girls, ended on Monday.
In its final statement, the prosecution said that Maxwell’s close relationship with Epstein and “manipulative” actions were key to the international abuse.
The prosecution asserted that Maxwell was not a victim or a unwitting accomplice in Epstein’s crimes.
Moreover, she was a co-conspirator who used her extensive network of contacts to launder money and recruit underage girls for Epstein.
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Prosecutors also argued that Maxwell had lied to authorities and tried to obstruct the investigation into Epstein’s behavior.
Defense attorneys countered by saying that there was no evidence that Maxwell had ever engaged in sex abuse.
But the government accused Maxwell of touching the breast of three of the complainants.
Judge Alison Nathan said over the weekend that jurors would be instructed they may choose to convict Ms Maxwell if they concluded she either ignored or “consciously avoided” knowledge of Epstein’s underage sexual encounters.
– Ghislaine Maxwell is on trial for sex trafficking charges.
– There are four girls who have accused her of conspiring with the late blackmailer Epstein.
This article will keep you informed about any new developments in this case as they come out.
The jurors began deliberations late on Monday after closing arguments consumed most of the day in court.
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– Maxwell is accused of grooming underage girls with Epstein, her former boyfriend and business associate.
– Ghislaine’s defence attorney says that Maxwell is innocent.
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There are still some lingering mysteries about the highest profile prisoner in the US remand system. At the same time, there is almost 3million pages of evidence from the prosecution to her lawyers.
GHISLAINE MAXWELL. Youngest daughter of disgraced UK publisher Robert Maxwell and his French wife Betty. Maxwell Snr is said to have fled Chezoslovakia during WWII as a teenager. Despite his background Maxwell Snr ended up speaking English with a refined accent, and was fluent in many other languages.
He’s widely said he was a spy, a tag that also haunts his daughter.
She was the last of nine children, born in France on Xmas day 1961, hence her middle name being Noelle. She led a life of luxury, the right schools, mixing with the elite and yes that includes royalty.
In 1991 her father died in suspicious circumstances and was found dead floating in the water alongside his mega yacht, The Lady Ghislaine. It’s said she was her father’s favourite and in the days following his death she dealt with the press and the funeral arrangements, rather than her older brothers who were also involved in the family business.
Maxwell senior died under a cloud of scandal, there were millions missing from his companies pension fund. This resulted in court cases and bankruptcies, but that’s for another pod.
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Said to be devastated by the death of her father, Ghislaine fled to the US, where she was reduced to living on a trust fund of a reported 100k a year. A huge amount for most, but to her a massive decline in her circumstances. At the time of her father’s death she knew JE, but it’s not known if she met JE before her Father, or if her Father introduced her.
She no doubt was the person who introduced JE to Prince Andrew.
For many years she was his live in companion, many have stated that she was desperate to marry epstein. She has acknowledged she worked for him, organising people for JE to hire, decorating his many homes, working with architects on renovation projects and other such things.
She stated in her 2016 deposition in the Guiffre V Maxwell defamation case that by 04 she had little to do with JE, in fact only did a bit of work for him and only saw him occasionally, most notably around the time of JE’s mother’s death in 04.
It is know that she started dating Gateway internet founder Ted Waitte in 04, a relationship that lasted until late 2010 or early 2011.
No doubt the whispers of JE florida arrest and sentencing affected her social standing and many believe her charity and foundation work following this was to rehabilitate herself and distance herself from the convicted paedophile.
She set up the save the ocean charity Terramar Project in 2012 and it’s rumoured that it was through her work with Terramar that she met now confirmed husband Tom Borgenson.
The Daily Mail announced the pair had met at the first annual Arctic Circle Assembly, a think tank for environmental, resources and trade centred on the Arctic Circle in late 2013, however our exclusive investigations have confirmed that Borgenson was listed on the board of Terramar in the March of 2013, months before the inaugural assembly. She closed TerraMar on July 12 2019 days after JE’s arrest.
IT was around this time she stopped being on the social circuit with few photos surfacing from 2016 onways. By 2017 her lawyers stated they did not know where she was living.
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In a lawsuit filed in 2017 by Sarah Ransome against Maxwell, Discrict Judge John Koelti granted a motion for ‘alternative servie’ on the grounds that the plantiffs efforts to reach Maxwell were persistently thwarted, including Ransome hiring private investigors to try and track her down.
In august of 2019 it was reported that she was living in Manchester-by-the-sea with Borgerson, but he denied any relationship with Maxwell, stating that she was not living at the home and that he did not know where she was and denied any romantic partnership.
In October 2020 Borg stepped down as his role as CEO of CargoMetries, a head fund investment company involved in maritime data anyalyics – shipping trade route info, due to his association with Maxwell.
It was rumoured that the pair had been dating since Borgenson divorced his wife in 2015, although our investigations point to the pair hooking up years prior.
After Epstein’s arrest she was still missing and the only hint of her location was the Los Angeles In-And-Out burger photo.
Various news reports described her as being on the run, even to saying she had been hiding out in a French castle or in paris, locations not too far-fetched as she is a French citizen. She also holds UK and US citizenship.
In late December 2019 it emerged that she was one of the people the FBI was investigating for facilitating Epstein, and it later emerged that her lawyers had been communicating with the SDNY via email, but refused to disclose where she was or accept on her behalf service of three civil lawsuits against her.
On July 2 2020 the FBI raided her home in Bradford, New Hampshire, a property she bought using an LLC.
She and an unidentified man viewed the property giving their names as Jan and Scott Marshall, and that she was a journalist and wanted seclusion.