Ghislaine Maxwell sits as the jurors are sworn in at the start of her sex trafficking trial in New York on Monday. Courtroom sketch: Jane Rosenberg via Reuters
Ghislaine Maxwell sits as the jurors are sworn in at the start of her sex trafficking trial in New York on Monday. Courtroom sketch: Jane Rosenberg via Reuters

Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein were ‘partners in crime’, court told as UK socialite’s trial begins

  • With money and gifts, the duo enticed girls as young as 14 to engage in ‘so-called massages’ before they were sexually abused, the prosecutor says
  • She says Maxwell made the teenagers feel safe, taking them on shopping trips and asking them about their lives, schools and families

Ghislaine Maxwell sits as the jurors are sworn in at the start of her sex trafficking trial in New York on Monday. Courtroom sketch: Jane Rosenberg via Reuters
Ghislaine Maxwell sits as the jurors are sworn in at the start of her sex trafficking trial in New York on Monday. Courtroom sketch: Jane Rosenberg via Reuters
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