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Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex crimes trial delayed

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex crimes trial delayed
NEW YORK, May 4 — A New York judge on Monday pushed back British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex crimes trial from July until late this year after her defence team asked for more time to prepare. Judge Alison Nathan said a “short” delay was appropriate after prosecutors filed a...

Ghislaine Maxwell appears via video link during her July 14, 2020, arraignment hearing, in Manhattan Federal Court, New York, in this courtroom sketch.NEW YORK, May 4 — A New York judge on Monday pushed back British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex crimes trial from July until late this year after her defence team asked for more time to prepare.Maxwell has been behind bars in New York since July 2020.She faces six counts, including sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking of a minor.

— Reuters/Jane Rosenberg pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know.Judge Alison Nathan said a “short” delay was appropriate after prosecutors filed a superseding indictment with stronger charges that she trafficked underage girls for her former partner Jeffrey Epstein.

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