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Maxwell Sentenced to 20 Years: A Summary of What Happened
Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted in Manhattan court by United States Circuit Judge Alison J. Nathan to 240 months in jail for her part in the sexual exploitation and abuse of minor young women. Maxwell was found guilty on December 29, 2021, following a one-month jury trial, of connivance to tempt minors to take part in unlawful sex acts, scheming to ship minors overseas and sex trafficking.
Ghislaine Maxwell Has Been Found Guilty In Her Sex Trafficking Trial
In her Manhattan federal court trial on Wednesday afternoon, Ghislaine Maxwell, a former socialite from England, was convicted of sex trafficking. In July 2020, Maxwell was arrested and charged with participating in the sexual abuse of teenagers by her ex-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein, including some as young as 14.