New York — Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 30 to 55 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a teenage girl by sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Should be sentenced, a US prosecutor said Wednesday.
Maxwell, 60, was sexually trafficked for recruiting and caring for four girls in a sexual encounter with Epstein (then boyfriend) between 1994 and 2004. He was convicted by a federal jury on five charges, including trafficking.
In a memorandum of understanding filed in federal court in Manhattan, prosecutors called Maxwell's actions "shockingly predatory."
"She is a computational, sophisticated, dangerous criminal, preying on vulnerable young girls and grooming her for sexual abuse. "They wrote.
"Her practice of targeting vulnerable victims reflects her view that struggling young girls can be treated like disposables."
Circuit Judge Allison Nathan, who presided over Maxwell's four-week trial before being promoted, will rule on June 28 as a notable in British social circles. Cell while waiting for trial on suspicion of sexual trafficking. (Report by Luc Cohen, New York, edited by Clarence Fernandez)