Last Updated on June 28, 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell, the associate of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in funneling young girls to Epstein and others for sexual abuse. US District Judge Alison Nathan handed down the sentence, stating that the length of time Maxwell will spend behind bars is “sufficient and no graver than necessary.” Nathan also added that Maxwell’s sentence was in no way influenced by her money and social status. Some had expected that she would receive a much larger sentence, possibly up to 55 years.
According to The Independent, Several victims of the Epstein/Maxwell sex trafficking operation gave emotional and harrowing statements to the court preceding Maxwell’s sentencing. Virginia Giuffre, an Epstein victim, accused Maxwell of “opening the door to hell” and describing Maxwell as “wolf in sheep’s clothing” who “used (her) femininity to betray” her and other victims. Giuffre also added that she still has nightmares.
Before her sentencing, Maxwell addressed the court and her victims, showing that she felt remorse. “I am sorry for the pain that you experienced. I hope my conviction and harsh incarceration brings you peace and finality.”
Maxwell, now 60 years old, was arrested in July of 2020 at her estate in New Hampshire. Her association with Jeffery Epstein, who allegedly committed suicide in jail in August 2019, has led many to ask questions as to whom else she had trafficked underage girls to. It has been documented that several high-profile people have associated with Maxwell and Epstein, but it remains a mystery as to who may have had inappropriate contact with any underage girls.
*GHISLAINE MAXWELL GETS 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEX TRAFFICKING
And not a single client has been named
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A”little black book” of clients has been hidden from the legal process and the public, causing many to speculate about certain rich and powerful people who may have connections to Epstein and Maxwell. Judge Nathan, who handed down the sentence, decided to keep the contents of the book secret to avoid causing a public craze during the January trial where Maxwell was found guilty of five counts related to the sex trafficking operation. Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, and Prince Andrew have all been known to socialize with the pair. Prince Andrew is perhaps the most high-profile client to be accused of sex crimes, ironically by the aforementioned Giuffre.