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

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
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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