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gnnliberia.com 15 Jan, 2022 14:00 am

Ghislaine Maxwell gets sentencing date despite juror’s sex abuse revelations – Global News Network

The 60-year-old was convicted of child sex trafficking and conspiracy over the recruitment of teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to abuse.Maxwell was convicted after prosecutors said she recruited and groomed teenage girls for Epstein to abuse between 1994 and 2004.Maxwell’s defence lawyers said the remarks warrant a fresh trial.Maxwell’s lawyers had said she was made a scapegoat after Epstein took his own life in prison in 2019 as he faced a trial over sex trafficking charges.

Ghislaine Maxwell has been given a date for her sentencing despite a juror’s admission about being sexually abused as a child.He has said that he told other jurors during deliberations over Maxwell’s charges that he was sexually abused as a child, and used what he learned about abuse to persuade others to convict her.

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