Tag Archives: Jeffrey Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell Gets 20 Years On Trafficking Charges

The New York Post reports: Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 in prison Tuesday for her role in helping powerful pedophile Jeffrey Epstein abuse young girls, capping off a dramatic fall from grace for the British socialite turned-convicted sex-trafficker. Maxwell’s sentencing marked the end of the federal criminal proceedings against her in the Southern District of New York, where she …

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WSJ: Epstein’s Private Islands Go On Sale For $125M

The Insider reports: Two private islands in the Caribbean owned by late financier Jeffrey Epstein are hitting the market for $125 million. The news was reported on Tuesday by The Wall Street Journal, which verified the listing with an attorney for the Epstein estate and the islands’ listing agents. Little St. James — believed to have been Epstein’s primary residence …

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Prince Andrew Confidentially Settles Abuse Lawsuit

The New York Times reports: Prince Andrew, the disgraced second son of Queen Elizabeth II, has settled a lawsuit brought by Virginia Giuffre, a woman who had accused him of raping her when she was a teenage victim of Andrew’s friend, the notorious sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, according to a new court filing in Manhattan on Tuesday. The amount that …

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Ex-HRH: Queen Strips Prince Andrew Of Military Titles

The Huffington Post reports: Prince Andrew has been officially stripped of his military affiliations and royal patronages, Buckingham Palace said in a statement released on Thursday. “With The Queen’s approval and agreement, The Duke of York’s military affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to The Queen,” the breaking statement said. The major announcement comes just one day after a …

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Maxwell Seeks New Trial After Comments By Juror

ABC News reports: Defense attorneys for Ghislaine Maxwell want a new trial following post-verdict comments made by one of the jurors who helped convict Maxwell of sex trafficking crimes, according to a court filing Wednesday. Earlier Wednesday, federal prosecutors in New York asked a judge to oversee an inquiry after the juror granted multiple media interviews in the last two …

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Feds Formally Drop Case Against Epstein’s Jail Guards

Law & Crime reports: The day after a federal jury convicted Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking and other crimes, the government formally recommended disposing of the prosecution of two guards on duty the night of Jeffrey Epstein’s death. Indicted in November 2019, Metropolitan Correctional Center guards Tova Noel and Michael Thomas each faced charges of falsifying records and conspiracy for …

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BREAKING: Ghislaine Maxwell Guilty On Five Counts

USA Today reports: Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite charged with recruiting and grooming teenage girls to be sexually abused by the financier Jeffrey Epstein. The verdict is expected to be announced shortly in the New York City courtroom where Maxwell has been on trial since late November. Deliberations began Dec. 20, …

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DOJ To Shutter Decrepit NYC Jail That Housed Epstein

Gothamist reports: The Department of Justice will close an infamous federal jail in Lower Manhattan, at least temporarily, in an effort to address brutal and decrepit conditions that have long plagued the facility. Human rights experts, public defenders, and judges have long criticized the MCC for exposing defendants to harrowing conditions, including filth, vermin, a lack of medical care, and …

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Epstein Accuser Sues Prince Andrew For Sexual Assault

The Wall Street Journal reports: One of Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime accusers filed a lawsuit against Prince Andrew Monday, taking accusations that he sexually assaulted her when she was 17 to a formal venue. Lawyers for Virginia Giuffre filed the lawsuit in Manhattan federal court, where Epstein was charged criminally with sex trafficking a month before he killed himself in August …

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BOOK: How Ken Starr Protected Epstein From The Feds

The Guardian reports: Ken Starr, the lawyer who hounded Bill Clinton over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, waged a “scorched-earth” legal campaign to persuade federal prosecutors to drop a sex-trafficking case against the billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein relating to the abuse of multiple underaged girls, according to a new book. In Perversion of Justice the Miami Herald reporter Julie K …

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Book: Trump Mulled Pardon For Epstein’s Alleged Pimp

The Insider reports: Donald Trump took a “sudden interest” in Ghislaine Maxwell’s case as he was considering who to pardon in the final week of his presidency, journalist Michael Wolff alleges in a new book. Maxwell, a close associate of Jeffrey Epstein, is awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, to which she has pleaded not guilty. Epstein died in jail last …

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Dershowitz Sues Netflix Over Portrayal In Epstein Doc

The Hill reports: Attorney Alan Dershowitz has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Netflix over his portrayal in the documentary series “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich.” The $80 million lawsuit in a Florida federal court alleges that the company and the show’s producers “knowingly and deliberately misled Professor Dershowitz as to their intentions for his participation in the series.” Dershowitz, who was …

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Epstein’s Prison Guards Cut Deal To Avoid Jail Time

The Associated Press reports: The two Bureau of Prisons workers tasked with guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself in a New York jail have admitted they falsified records, but they will skirt any time behind bars under a deal with federal prosecutors, authorities said Friday. The prison workers, Tova Noel and Michael Thomas, were accused of sleeping and …

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Epstein Victim: He Showed Me Off To Trump At Age 14

The Daily Beast reports: One of Jeffrey Epstein’s first known victims is the last holdout against his estate. Last January, a California woman identified as Jane Doe filed a lawsuit against Epstein’s estate and British heiress Ghislaine Maxwell, who is facing federal charges for allegedly recruiting girls into the financier’s trafficking ring. Doe also claims Epstein introduced her to Donald …

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Unsealed Docs Appear To Implicate Alan Dershowitz

Forbes reports: A highly anticipated trove of old court records from a settled defamation lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell by alleged victim Virginia Giuffre were released late Thursday evening, and reveal more information surrounding the dark saga of Jeffrey Epstein and his alleged sex ring of underage girls. Giuffre, in a May 2016 deposition, said Maxwell acted as a “helicopter pilot” …

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Lincoln Project Roasts Trump On Maxwell “Well Wishes”

Via press release from the Lincoln Project: The Lincoln Project today released a new video, “Maxwell,” taking aim at President Trump’s recent well wishes for accused, child sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell. Maxwell has been charged with helping to recruit, train, and manage a harem of young women, some minors at the time, as part of a child sexual abuse ring …

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Trump On Ghislaine Maxwell: “I Wish Her Well, Frankly”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday offered kind words to Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite criminally charged with procuring underage girls to be sexually abused by late investor Jeffrey Epstein. “I just wish her well, frankly,” Trump told reporters when asked at a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic about Maxwell, who was recently jailed pending trial on charges …

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REPORT: Ghislaine Maxwell Paid Jacob Wohl And Crony $25K To Smear Epstein’s Victims, Get US Attorney Fired

The Daily Mail reports: Ghislaine Maxwell hired fake news purveyor Jacob Wohl to smear her and Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims, a former friend has told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview. As part of a $25,000 deal made in June, Wohl and his lobbyist colleague Jack Burkman also allegedly pushed to get New York US Attorney Geoffrey Berman, who had led …

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Maxwell To Be Held Without Bail Until July 2021 Trial

The BBC reports: Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and ex-girlfriend of the late US convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has been denied bail in a high-profile sex case. At a hearing via video link, a New York judge said she would remain in custody while awaiting trial on charges of trafficking minors for Epstein. Ms Maxwell, who pleaded not guilty, …

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Prosecutors Argue Against Bail For Ghislaine Maxwell: “Extreme Risk Of Flight,” Found With Phone In Tinfoil

The Guardian reports: Ghislaine Maxwell should not get bail while awaiting trial for her alleged involvement in Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking because she is an “extreme risk of flight”, prosecutors said on Monday, firing back at her legal team’s arguments that she is not. Authorities arrested Maxwell, 58, on 2 July at her luxurious 156-acre property in Bradford, New …

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