Judge says Sarah Kellen was 'criminally responsible' in Jeffrey Epstein sex-trafficking scheme during Ghislaine Maxwell sentencing hearing
Witnesses in Maxwell's trial testified that Sarah Kellen played a major role in Epstein's sex-trafficking scheme — but Kellen says she's a victim.news.yahoo.com
Alan Dershowitz, on close friend Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell: ‘Nobody had a clue’
Girls and young women who say they were victimized by a sex trafficking ring led by the multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein described his properties as a place where girls lounged topless by the pool and photos of half-naked women adorned the hallways and common areas.news.yahoo.com
Seven accusers write to Ghislaine Maxwell's sentencing judge
Seven women who say Ghislaine Maxwell helped Jeffrey Epstein steal the innocence of their youth and poison the promise of their future are asking a judge to consider their pain as she decides what prison sentence she will dispense Tuesday to the incarcerated British woman. Four women testified at Maxwell's monthlong trial, where they described sexual attacks on teenage girls from 1994 to 2004 by Epstein and Maxwell at Epstein's mansions and estates in Manhattan, New Mexico, Florida and the Virgin Islands. In a statement, Annie Farmer, who testified at trial and spoke at Epstein's bail hearing before he killed himself in August 2019 as he awaited a sex trafficking trial, said Maxwell's lack of remorse and her repeated lies about victims forced “a long fight for justice that has felt like a black hole sucking in our precious time, energy and wellbeing.”news.yahoo.com
Ghislaine Maxwell juror makes 'bombshell revelation' in new interview: lawyers
The Ghislaine Maxwell juror who failed to disclose that he was a victim of sexual abuse putting her sex trafficking conviction in jeopardy made a "bombshell revelation" in a TV interview, according to the British socialite's attorney.news.yahoo.com
Epstein’s Alleged Model-Agent Pimp Jean-Luc Brunel Found Hanged in Cell
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New YorkJean-Luc Brunel, a French modeling agent accused of procuring underage women for Jeffrey Epstein, was found hanged in his Paris jail cell—in a shocking replay of how Epstein himself died, French newspapers reported.The 76-year-old was found during a night-time check by guards at La Santé early Saturday, officials told Le Monde.His attorneys told the paper that the apparent suicide “was not driven by guilt, but by a deep sense of injustice.”Frencnews.yahoo.com
Judge nixes Maxwell's request to seal motions for new trial
A federal judge ruled that Ghislaine Maxwell, who was convicted in December of conspiring to recruit and groom teenage girls to be abused by Jeffrey Epstein, must air her bid for a new trial out in the open. U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan on Friday denied Maxwell's request to keep her motions for a new trial temporarily under seal, saying doing so was not in the public interest. The judge said public access to the documents and any ensuing publicity would not violate Maxwell's right to fair proceedings.news.yahoo.com
90+ cargo containers looted EVERY DAY at LA Port. "We’re paying the price as consumers"
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to shocking images showing a string of cargo container robberies at the LA port. About Rising: Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before. The show leans into the day's political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders who can predict what is going to happen. It also sets the day's political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country's most important political newsmakers. Follow Rising on social media: Website: Hill.TV Facebook: facebook.com/HillTVLive/ Instagram: @HillTVLive Twitter: @HillTVLivenews.yahoo.com
A former Buckingham Palace royal protection officer says he suspected Ghislaine Maxwell and Prince Andrew had an 'intimate relationship,' according to a new documentary
On Thursday, a judge refuses to dismiss a sexual-assault lawsuit against Prince Andrew brought by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre.news.yahoo.com
Ghislaine Maxwell DROPS fight to keep names of 8 'John Does' secret, Giuffre DEMANDS they go public
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave speculate about the identities of the eight "John Does" who Ghislaine Maxwell has dropped her fight to hide the identities of. About Rising: Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before. The show leans into the day's political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders who can predict what is going to happen. It also sets the day's political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country's most important political newsmakers. Follow Rising on social media: Website: Hill.TV Facebook: facebook.com/HillTVLive/ Instagram: @HillTVLive Twitter: @HillTVLivenews.yahoo.com
The judge in Ghislaine Maxwell's trial told jurors it was OK to draw on their personal experiences, as the Jeffrey Epstein associate's conviction is under scrutiny
Maxwell requested a new trial after a juror told media that sharing his own sexual abuse experience with other jurors helped persuade them to convict.news.yahoo.com
Feds call for inquiry after juror on Ghislaine Maxwell trial says he can’t remember sharing with court that he’d been sexually assaulted
NEW YORK — Manhattan federal prosecutors called for an inquiry Wednesday into a juror on the Ghislaine Maxwell trial after he admitted to a journalist that he could not remember if he’d shared during jury selection that he’d once been sexually abused. “While the Court instructed jurors that they were free to discuss their jury service with anyone of their choosing, some of the statements, as ...news.yahoo.com
Prosecutors alert Maxwell judge of juror's sex abuse claims
Prosecutors urged the judge who presided over the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday to conduct an inquiry into a juror’s reported claims that he was a victim of sexual abuse. Maxwell, 60, was convicted last week of charges that she conspired to recruit and groom teenage girls to be sexually abused by the financier Jeffrey Epstein. In interviews published Wednesday by The Independen t and the Daily Mail, one juror in the case described a moment during the deliberations when he told fellow jurors that, like some of Epstein's victims, he had been sexually abused as a child.news.yahoo.com
'Substitute camera' captures Ghislaine Maxwell trial drama
As Ghislaine Maxwell strode into the courtroom for the first day of her sex-trafficking trial, no photographer was allowed to catch it. Courtroom artist Elizabeth Williams, however, was at the ready and before the hour was up, the curtain-raising scene was transmitted to news outlets around the world. “I’m basically the substitute camera," Williams said, emphasizing that she's “not using artistic license to move anything around.”news.yahoo.com
Maxwell family seeks more food, soap for sister during trial
The family of the British woman charged with helping the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein exploit underage girls has asked the U_S_ attorney general to improve the treatment she is receiving during her trial “in the interest of justice and common humanity.”.
Scenes from Week 1 of Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-abuse trial
The first week of the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell saw the first of her four main accusers taking the witness stand to give emotional testimony accusing the British socialite of coaxing her into sexual encounters with financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Evidence at Maxwell trial: massage table, unfolded in court
A folding massage table used by financier Jeffrey Epstein was carried into a Manhattan courtroom and set up in front of a jury on Friday to bolster allegations he teamed up with British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell to sexually exploit underage victims.
Maxwell's brother says US prosecutors seeking to 'break' her
The brother of a British socialite charged with helping Jeffrey Epstein exploit underage girls says her prosecution is “the most over-hyped trial of the century,” designed to break a woman targeted by authorities who are desperate to blame someone for the late financier’s crimes.