Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced in June after trafficking girls for Epstein

GHISLAINE Maxwell will be sentenced in June after being found guilty of sex trafficking underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein.

Shamed Brit socialite Maxwell, 60, is now facing spending the rest of her life in prison after being convicted of five out of six counts of sex trafficking for vile Epstein’s paedophile ring.

Ghislaine will be sentenced on June 28

Ghislaine will be sentenced on June 28Credit: Getty – Contributor

Maxwell helped entice vulnerable teenagers to Epstein’s various properties for him to sexually abuse between 1994 and 2004.

On the final day of the trial in December, Assistant US Attorney Alison Moe summed up the prosecution case against Maxwell, who she said was a “grown woman who preyed on vulnerable kids”.

The prosecutor said Maxwell was a “sophisticated predator who knew exactly what she was doing” who “ran the same playbook again and again and again”.

“She manipulated her victims and groomed them. She caused deep and lasting harm to young girls,” Moe said.

As the verdict was handed down by a jury of six women and six men, Maxwell – branded “dangerous” by the prosecution – showed little emotion.

She will now find out her sentence on June 28, 2022.

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This comes after a tumultuous few days for the Royal Family, as Prince Andrew faces a civil court case for his connection with disgraced Maxwell and Epstein.

He is accused of having sex with then 17-year-old Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who says she was trafficked by Maxwell and Epstein.

The Duke of York – who has now lost his military and royal titles – vehemently denies any wrongdoing.

Prince Andrew’s rape accuser has said the “rich and powerful” will be held to account as her case against the Duke goes ahead.

The 38-year-old has spoken out for the first time following the humiliating ruling against The Queen’s “favourite son”.

She won the first battle this week when a judge threw out Andrew’s attempts to torpedo her lawsuit using a backroom $500k deal she signed with Epstein.

It will be the first time the Duke has faced legal action over her allegations after she went public in 2011.

Taking to Twitter, Virginia said: “I’m pleased with Judge Kaplan’s ruling yesterday that allows my case against Prince Andrew to go forward.

“I’m glad I will have the chance to continue to expose the truth & I am deeply grateful to my extraordinary legal team.”

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