Ghislaine Maxwell Charged With Sex Trafficking 14-Year-Old Girl

Daniel Fowler
March 31, 2021

Maxwell is locked up at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, just across the river from the federal prison in Manhattan where Epstein died by suicide in August 2019 while he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

The indictment also alleges that Maxwell encouraged and enticed the girl to recruit other girls to perform "sexualized massages" for Epstein.

Ms Maxwell is now in jail in NY awaiting trial.

The prosecutor's office declined to comment and Fox News' inquiry to the defendant's lawyers has not been returned.

In the new indictment, prosecutors with the Southern District of NY allege that Maxwell met Minor Victim-4 at Epstein's Palm Beach residence in 2001 when the latter was approximately 14 years old. The undressing was allegedly meant to prepare the girls for engaging in sexual massage with Epstein. "She was also assaulted, coerced, and subjected to unwanted and unnecessary surgery of her genitals, mutilated, threatened, and sex trafficked, and compelled to engage in trafficking activities in support of Epstein's sex trafficking of other young women and girls". For the purposes of threatening and persuading [Doe] from reporting Epstein's criminal acts against her, Epstein and Maxwell stopped the auto at a large body of water that was infested with alligators.

On March 22, Judge Nathan rejected Maxwell's third request for bail, saying Maxwell remained a significant flight risk. Reports noted that it was known the girl was underage.

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Ms Palaszczuk said those who had tested positive had been out in the community, making the job of contract-tracing a huge one. Two of them are under investigation. "We've seen what's happened in other countries".

Federal attorneys filed a superseding indictment in a NY court adding counts of sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking of a minor, bringing the number of charges Maxwell faces to eight.

Prosecutors also charged Maxwell with one count of sex trafficking conspiracy. Maxwell's trial date for her charges is set for July 12, 2021.

Maxwell was arrested at a remote New Hampshire mansion in July. The documents allege that "Maxwell would try to normalize sexual abuse for a minor victim by, among other things, discussing sexual topics, undressing in front of the victim, being present when a minor victim was undressed, and/or being present for sex acts involving the minor victim and Epstein".

The lawsuit says Doe was a real estate broker who met Epstein and Maxwell sometime in 2006 or 2007 and helped him find property to rent, for which he paid cash and instructed her not to identify him as a tenant or process his identification.

He gave her $200 after the attack. She claims that Epstein forced her to have sex with him and friends including British royal Prince Andrew, which Maxwell denied.

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