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Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial – in pictures

Ghislaine Maxwell was found guilty of child sex trafficking and conspiracy after a three-week trial in Manhattan’s federal court this afternoon.

  • This article contains depictions of sexual abuse

Ghislaine Maxwell gave little away as the jury handed down its guilty verdict in her sex-trafficking trial on Wednesday, standing in a black face mask with her hands folded.

The jury had come to its decision after a trial in which lawyers and witnesses for the 59-year-old British socialite had argued that she was being scapegoated for the wrongdoing of close confidant Jeffrey Epstein, the financier who took his life awaiting trial on similar charges in August 2019.

Ghislaine Maxwell attends a pre-trial hearing.

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