Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested Thursday on charges she helped her former boyfriend, Jeffrey Epstein, “recruit, groom and ultimately abuse” multiple girls, one as young as 14 and at least two others who were younger than 18.
The socialite daughter of a disgraced media mogul, Maxwell had a relationship with Epstein that lasted for years. Maxwell was by his side in many settings until his arrest on charges he trafficked underaged girls as sex partners for wealthy and powerful men around the world.
Maxwell, the indictment charges, procured young women for Epstein and his friends. She also faces perjury charges.
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