The case of Epstein: the daughter of media Mogul is said to have lured the girl into his trap

The scandal of the because of sex crime convicted and now deceased US businessman Jeffrey Epstein has been taken from its former partner for alleged aid. Ghisla

The case of Epstein: the daughter of media Mogul is said to have lured the girl into his trap

The scandal of the because of sex crime convicted and now deceased US businessman Jeffrey Epstein has been taken from its former partner for alleged aid. Ghislaine Maxwell'm accused of Epstein at the abuse part of underage girls helped, and sometimes have even participated in it, shared with the New York Prosecutor's office.

The 58-Year-old is one of Epstein's closest "allies" and a "decisive role" in his machinations played out, said Prosecutor Audrey Strauss. About a year after the indictment of Epstein's could now be accused of his Ex-partner finally. "We have worked hard on this investigation. It is not simply an indictment in a case that goes back that far."

Maxwell is to be made in New York, the process

Maxwell had been arrested, according to the FBI in the city of Bradford, in the North-Eastern US state of New Hampshire, where they lived in a "beautiful property", as the Deputy New York Bureau chief William Sweeney said. The 58-Year-old appeared on Thursday - because of the Coronavirus pandemic via video conference before judge Andrea Johnstone in New Hampshire, the determined that Maxwell be brought to New York and indicted should be.

Maxwell had rejected any Knowledge about Epstein's machinations, and any involvement with it previously. Epstein was indicted last summer, dozens of mind takes years of abuse and forced into Prostitution. Shortly thereafter, he had taken in a New York prison cell, the life.

dpa The Epstein-residence in Palm Beach

the Youngest victim to have been 14 years old

The submitted charges against Maxwell relate to the years 1994 to 1997, said the New York state attorney Strauss. The abuse of women and girls, one of whom is only 14 years old, should be, have mainly taken place in Epstein's mansion in New York, Palm Beach and Santa Fe, as well as in Maxwell's residence in London. Maxwell, daughter of British publisher Robert Maxwell (1923-1991), is supposed to be a business partner and a friend of Epstein.

In the indictment it is said that Maxwell had tried, with young girls and women to befriend, and to urge you, then sexual activity with Epstein. Some of the Abuses they themselves had been present and have actively participated. "The presence of Maxwell, as a grown woman has helped to reassure the women," said state attorney Strauss. "You pretended to be a woman that you can trust, while it has brought to be of Epstein and sometimes you even sexually abused."

Maxwell is said to have made Prince Andrew with Epstein-known

the British Prince Andrew, who was for many years with Maxwell and Epstein known, in the case should be involved. The American Virginia Giuffre accuses the Duke of York, to have you as minors abused. Also Maxwell should have played a role. She had made the two men only known to each other. Giuffre accuses Andrew, to have you in the house of Maxwell, in the year 2001 abused. A photo, on the to see the three in the house, don't want to know the Royal again.

Andrew has rejected the allegations, as yet, strictly, in front of the New York office of the public Prosecutor but not as a witness testified. Woman tells of alleged horror night with Prince Andrew, and breaks down in tears FOCUS Online/Wochit woman reported the alleged horror night with Prince Andrew and breaks into tears

The grim family history Maxwells

Ghislaine Maxwell comes from a family with a questionable fame. As her father, media Mogul Robert Maxwell, in 1991, drowned under mysterious circumstances in the Atlantic, he left behind a financial scandal and an ailing media Empire. Now its 58-year-old daughter in the twilight.

The all-powerful father

Robert Maxwell led a life like something out of a novel, and in fact, several books have been written about him. One by one he was suspected to work for the British, Israeli and Soviet intelligence. As the son of Jewish-Slovakian peasants who were murdered by the Nazis, he joined with 16 years in the resistance and joined the British army, which gave him his name.

in 1940, he came penniless to the UK. In the following decades, he built one of the world's largest media companies. At the peak in the ' 80s, his Empire - including the British Mirror group, the American publishing house Macmillan and Berlitz employees language schools - 16,000 people.

"He could be extremely charming, but also very brutal"

in 1964, a rose to Robert Maxwell in politics, and was for ten years a Labour MEP. He met the Great men of the world such as the US presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush and the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. As an employer, but he was already at that time, because of his authoritarian style and his sometimes questionable methods controversial. "He could be extremely charming, but also very brutal," said his son Kevin once. "Sometimes he was a bully".

In November 1991, Robert Mawell crashed off the Canary Islands of his, after his favorite daughter named Yacht, the "Lady Ghislaine", into the sea and took one last mystery: Was it suicide, an accident or murder? For Ghislaine was out of the doubt that he was murdered: He had committed "no suicide, it doesn't suit his personality," she said in 1997 of the magazine "Hello".

After Maxwell's death, it became known that in the operation of pension funds missing more than £ 400 million, which were used for the rescue of loss-making companies of the group. The reputation of the family was ruined: Within one month for Bob" from the highly acclaimed business genius was "to the scammers.

The understanding of the mother

Elisabeth Maxwell was French - she came from a Protestant family in Lyon. Your man you got to know shortly after the war, she spent 46 years with him. They had nine children. After his death, left her completely destitute, she defended the reputation of her husband to the last.

"He was a great man, in any relationship – a man with a big heart," she explained in 1991 in a "Times"Interview, and reminded of his youth in poverty, and the Nazis murdered parents. In the footsteps of his family's history, she conducted research on the Holocaust, and promoted the dialogue between Christians and Jews. In 2013, she died at the age of 92 years in France.

The brothers

Two of Maxwell's sons, Ian and Kevin, worked closely with him. After his death, they had to answer for aiding and abetting fraud. As number two of the group, Kevin, the former a prototype of the spoiled and carefree youth of the upper classes was, as the record bankrupt with 406 million pounds of debt in the judicial annals.

His wife said during the trial that he had shortly before the death of his father is considering to leave the media Empire due to frequent conflicts with his father: "He wanted to be free and allow us to lead a more normal life".

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Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 15:26

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