Jeffrey Epstein's Accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested

Headline Roundup July 2nd, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell, alleged accomplice in Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking ring, was arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire on Thursday. Maxwell, who had been hiding out in a luxury, million-dollar home since Epstein was arrested last year, was charged with multiple crimes including conspiracy and enticing minors to engage in sex. She remains in federal custody as she awaits trial in Manhattan.

Coverage from all sides of the political spectrum highlighted the reportedly critical role Maxwell played in recruiting and grooming Epstein's victims, as well as the extravagance of the home she was hiding out in. Many also speculated that, given Epstein's suicide last year, others involved in the sex trafficking ring will try to silence Maxwell. In anticipation of this, the Twitter hashtag #MaxwellDidntKillHerself trended in California on Thursday.

Jeffrey Epstein's Accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested

From the Left
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Before Jeffrey Epstein's confidant Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested Thursday, she was hiding out at a 156-acre property in rural New Hampshire that was paid for in cash through a limited liability company, according to federal prosecutors.

The description matches a luxury home purchased last year for $1 million in a deal shrouded in secrecy, according to two people familiar with the transaction.

The home on East Washington Road in Bradford was bought in December through a limited liability company, Granite Reality LLC, set up the previous month, records show. The...

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From the Center
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Ghislaine Maxwell, the socialite charged with helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls, agreed to a detention hearing in Manhattan.

Maxwell, who was arrested Thursday morning in New Hampshire, waived her right to a bail hearing there in a brief videoconference in federal court in Manchester on Thursday.

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OPINION

Jeffrey Epstein’s victims have another shot at justice. Here’s hoping they get it.

Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged child sex trafficker and abuser in league with Epstein, was finally arrested Thursday morning.

Her guilt, in the court of public opinion, isn’t in question.

The only question is: Will the federal government keep Maxwell alive to stand trial?

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