Ghislaine Maxwell Denied Bail Due to Flight Risk

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Ghilane Maxwell has been denied bail after being charged for her alleged involvement in the Jeffrey Epstein sexual abuse case the British socialites arraignment held in Manhattan federal court was done by videoconference amid the corona virus pandemic she pleaded not guilty to the six counts making this the first formal response to the criminal charges brought against her the judge allison j nathan of federal district court ordered maxwell to be detained until trial and stated the defendant poses a substantial actual risk of flight the trial is expected to begin July 12 2021 earlier.

This month the news obtained a federal indictment that outlined ghilane charges the counts include conspiracy to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts enticement of a minor to travel and engage in illegal sex acts conspiracy to transport minors with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity as well as two counts of perjury if convicted she faces up to 35 years in prison more info was given at a press conference held by federal authorities following the indictment.

Today we announced charges against Colleen Maxwell for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually exploit and abuse multiple minor girls from the period of 1994 through 1997 Maxwell played a critical role in helping Epstein to identify the friend and groom minor victims for abuse in some cases Maxwell participated in the abuse herself Epstein died by suicide in his New York City jail cell in july 2019 he was arrested one month earlier and was awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking charges at the time of his death he previously pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking of dozens of underage girls from at least 2002 to 2005.

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