HOURS after her arrest, prosecutors revealed that Ghislaine Maxwell may cooperate in federal investigation despite the charges against her.
Maxwell, 58, was arrested on Thursday morning in New Hampshire and is expected to appear in federal court today.
Ghislaine Maxwell may cooperate in federal investigation despite the charges against her[/caption]
The British socialite and former girlfriend of Billionaire Jeffery Epstein is facing six charged including grooming underage women to have sex with Epstein, sexual abuse and two counts of perjury – she could be subject to more charges.
Maxwell is a British socialite and former girlfriend and friend of Billionaire Jeffery Epstein[/caption]
The acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Audrey Strauss, revealed in a press conference that she wasn’t worried about Maxwell’s perjury charge when it came to her ability to testify against others.
“In the even that if she even were to become a cooperator, I think we could deal with that,” Strauss said.
There is an ongoing investigation into the alleged sex trafficking ring run by Epstein and Maxwell, they are currently the only people charged in the case.
Prince Andrew has been urged to speak with the FBI given Maxwell’s arrest[/caption]
Prince Andrew, who has face backlash for his friendship with Epstein and been accused of sleeping with one of the victims on several occasions, has been urged to speak with the FBI given Maxwell’s arrest.
Andrew has denied the claims against him and U.S. authorities have said he has denied requests for an interview.
The grooming of underage women allegedly took place in Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse, Florida, New Mexico and Maxwell’s home in London from 1994 to 1997.
The grooming of underage women allegedly took place in Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse[/caption]
Arrested over a year ago, Epstein, 66, was charged with sleeping with underaged girls in the early 2000s.
Epstein allegedly committed suicide while an inmate at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in August 2019.
Maxwell is facing six charged including grooming underage women to have sex with Epstein, sexual abuse and two counts of perjury[/caption]
Strauss said the case against Maxwell is the “prequel” to the earlier case against Epstein, New York Post reported.
In regards to her perjury charges, Strauss said she lied because the truth was unspeakable.
Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York says she isn’t worried about Maxwell’s perjury charge when it came to her ability to testify against others[/caption]
“Maxwell enticed minor girls, got them to trust her and then delivered them into the trap she and Epstein had set for them,” she said.
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