Ghislaine Maxwell is finally on trial after she was found guilty on 5 charges against her and her family reacted to the conviction …
TW: This article contains details that may upset some people.
Stay with her even after the trial has come to an end.
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Jeffrey Epstein, who made a name for himself at the elite investment bank Bear Stearns before starting his own investment firm, was first convicted of a series of crimes in 2005.
Then, in 2008, he was found guilty of organizing a juvenile criminal network linked to a number of powerful individuals. Epstein served just thirteen months for this sentence.
Then it got worse …
On July 6, 2019, Epstein was arrested again for trafficking in minors in the states of Florida and New York and was held awaiting trial in a New York jail.
This was a huge breakthrough for many of his victims.
Epstein managed to avoid dastardly and criminal acts for most of his life, most likely due to his money and social influence. For his victims, there is finally hope for justice.
And many believed that his conviction could reveal Other high-ranking and wealthy sex offenders.
Epstein had many high-ranking friends, many of whom were It is known that travel to his elusive island where most of his crimes took place.
One of them is Prince Andrew of the British royal family.
Of course, all of Epstein’s famous friends deny their involvement in this scandal, but people are not too convinced.
However, before Epstein could throw mud at his friends …
He was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell, apparently by hanging.
This was ruled a suicide, although some people were not convinced.
But due to the nature of his crimes, as well as Epstein’s connections with the political and social elite, some have other suspicions that Indeed It happened.
Be that as it may, in the months after his death, the investigation fell silent.
Progress seemed meager, but then release Jeffrey Epstein: Dirty Rich on Netflix, it all returned to the spotlight again.
The victims shared their experiences.
Each of them told similar but horrifying stories of the attack during the “massage” of Epstein and his friends.
It also talked about the involvement of Epstein’s ex-girlfriend and close friend …
Now, for months after Epstein’s death, Maxwell remained securely hidden and out of the public eye …
And at the time, she was not scolded or publicly questioned for her involvement in the scandal.
But it was reported in July 2020, Maxwell was finally arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire.
She was taken to a hearing where she was described as threatening to escape, so she was ordered to remain in custody while being transferred to New York for a detention hearing.
Maxwell was charged with crimes of hobby for minors and trafficking in underage girls.
She has also faced numerous other charges.
Including repeated lies about his involvement in human trafficking during his testimony in 2016.
If Maxwell is found guilty, he faces thirty-five years behind bars, although, of course, the disgraced socialite has always maintained valor in her innocence, not pleading guilty.
As you might expect, Maxwell spent a lot of time in prison.
Former socialite’s lawyer Bobbie Sternheim argued that Maxwell faces harsher prison conditions than prisoners convicted of murder or terrorism.
Sternheim said at the time that Maxwell was effectively kept in solitary confinement and was “excessively and aggressively” watched over twenty-four hours a day.
Along with video surveillance in her cell, cameras also tracked her movements when she was allowed to leave.
Earlier this year, her lawyer spoke about her prison condition in the hopes that it might inspire sympathy in her.
It didn’t work as efficiently as he hoped, though.
In a court hearing just 2 weeks before the trial, Sternheim renewed Maxwell’s petition for bail ahead of November 29.
She described Maxwell’s prison as “inappropriate” in court documents, Yahoo reported…
“Observation rivals Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s imprisonment scenes, despite the lack of a cage and plastic protective shroud,” she wrote.
The keeper added that Sternheim also said that “Maxwell’s conditions of detention over the past 16 months are still reprehensible and totally unsuitable for [a] a woman on the verge of 60 years of age with no criminal record or violence, ”as she spoke of her time at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.
“It is unjustified, ruthless and completely inappropriate,” wrote Sternheim.
“[She] suffered physical and emotional abuse at the hands of correctional staff, poor and unsanitary living conditions, inadequate nutrition, difficulty checking millions of documents in the court proceedings against her, and sleep deprivation. ”
Maxwell also spoke out herself.
Maxwell reported Daily mail: “I used to take a shower every day, but I stopped because of the creepy guards who were standing nearby and looking at me all the time. I used to go to the toilet with an open sewer, and the friendly rat came to visit me regularly. “
“I told the guards, but nothing was done until the rat jumped out and rushed at the guard who was screaming in terror.”
“Finally, the sewer was cut off.”
Maxwell has repeatedly applied for bail …
They were all rejected.
Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial has since come to an end, and the result has been what everyone hoped for.
Throughout the trial, she seems to have taken the situation fairly calmly.
Although she wore a mask throughout the proceedings, Maxwell could be seen laughing and chatting with her lawyers.
Among them were Leah Saffian, Christian Everdale and Bobby Sternheim, with whom she spoke during the hearing.
At one point, Ghyslaine even waved to her sister Isabelle Maxwell, who was sitting behind her in a public gallery.
Her actions have made many feel that she is merciless to the crimes of which she is accused.
From the trial drawings, many people also noticed not only Maxwell’s actions, but her appearance as well.
It was noted that Maxwell entered the court with freshly dyed hair in a jumper, black trousers and heels – an outfit that is very different from her orange prison clothes.
Since the beginning of the trial, there have been many horrific revelations …
From photographs inside Epstein’s home to a booklet of rules that employees had to follow.
Another shocking revelation was made.
And that goes for the photos shared during Maxwell’s trial …
In the photos that were later shared on social media, Maxwell and Epstein enjoy living together …
The jet plane depicted, on vacation, hugging each other in a warm embrace, is clearly not what Maxwell wanted the court to see.
The prosecution posted over a dozen photos of the couple together to demonstrate the deep connection between the two.
This ultimately led to the unthinkable.
Take a look at some of the pictures below …
Attorney Alison Moe said: “These photos show their close relationship over time. Given the change in hairstyles, the people in the photographs are clearly aging. “
Last week, a jury in her trial made a decision that shocked and confused the world.
Even when two people took to the podium to share heartbreaking stories of the abuse they suffered while being around Maxwell and Epstein …
The jury decided to take a break for Christmas.
But the decision was made.
The court found Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on all counts but one. Conspiracy to persuade a minor to travel to commit unlawful sexual acts, conspiracy to transport a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, transport a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity, and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking in minors.
Maxwell could potentially spend the next sixty-five years behind bars for her crimes.
Aand her reaction to the news is exactly as we expected …
Maxwell was spotted in court with a completely expressionless appearance when she poured herself a glass of water while the judge was sentencing.
Lawyers patted her on the back as she sat with her arms crossed, trying to console her after she was found guilty.
She was then taken out of the court and before leaving she was seen looking at her brothers and sisters.
Maxwell did not acknowledge her lawyers, which is very different from her usual displays of affection, given that she often hugged them and was previously seen laughing and joking in court.
Her lawyers have tried to prove that Maxwell was portrayed as the scapegoat for Epstein’s actions, since he cannot be charged …
But it is highly doubtful that their counter-accusations will continue.
The date of the sentencing is currently being determined.
And now the Maxwell family has spoken out.
Brothers and sisters of those convicted of sex trafficking in children said they had already filed an appeal.
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In a statement, her siblings said they believed in her innocence.
“We strongly believe in our sister’s innocence – we are very disappointed with the verdict. We have already started the appeal tonight and we trust that it will ultimately be acquitted, ”the statement said. Daily mail.
A Los Angeles-based criminal appeals lawyer said there might be a strong case for the appeal being filed.
The reason is quite shocking.
Matthew Barhoma, a criminal appeals attorney, said lawyers could argue the evidence is out of date because it happened decades ago.
The judge even instructed the jury not to base their verdict on the one woman who testified because she was older than the legal age at the time of the sexual assault.
The convicted offender is expected to be taken into custody as a suicide.
Her former lover Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide in his cell in August 2019 before trial, and this time around, people are hoping Maxwell will speak up, unlike Epstein.
Alison Moe, assistant US attorney, also spoke out about Maxwell’s dastardly actions.
“Ghislaine Maxwell made her own choice. She committed crimes hand in hand with Jeffrey Epstein. She was a grown woman who knew exactly what she was doing, ”she said. said…
But her siblings are really not ready to give up their sister.
One family friend also spoke of his loyalty to a child prostitution salesman, according to the news agency.
“The Ghyslaine siblings see her as their beloved little sister, and the dedication to the family has always been deep,” they say. said…
“It’s no surprise that Isabelle, Kevin and Ian have so publicly offered their support.
“Obviously, they had nothing to do with her relationship with Epstein, and it would be easy to leave her to fend for herself, but the Maxwells do not act like that.
“They accuse Epstein of dragging her into his web and believe that her persecution was an attempt to set her example, because his suicide meant that he could not be brought to justice.” finished…
And although her family thinks it is not so her guilt for caring for underage girls in a circle of sex trafficking with Epstein and other dastardly influential people …
Others think the appeal will be dismissed.
What do you think about her family appealing?