Alleged Jeffrey Epstein madam Ghislaine Maxwell is anticipated to appear in Manhattan federal court in person later this month to be arraigned on new expenses.
The 59-year-old British socialite was hit with a superseding indictment final month accusing her of two new sex-trafficking expenses in connection to the abuse of a teen lady.
US District Decide Alison Nathan tentatively scheduled Maxwell’s arraignment for April 16. “As requested by the defendant, the continuing will happen in person,” the decide wrote in her order.
The teenager lady alleges that Maxwell recruited her to give Epstein nude “sexualized massages” at his Palm Seashore mansion from 2001 to 2004.
The jailed daughter of late media tycoon Robert Maxwell is now charged with eight counts associated to the allegations of 4 then-underage victims who say she recruited them to be sexually abused by Epstein.
The late financier, a convicted pedophile, hanged himself in his jail cell in 2019 whereas awaiting trial on intercourse trafficking expenses.
Maxwell, who has been locked up on the Metropolitan Detention Heart in Brooklyn since her arrest, has appealed Nathan’s choice to deny her bail thrice.
Her attorneys argued in the movement submitted Wednesday to the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that rich males charged with related or extra critical offenses — together with Harvey Weinstein, Invoice Cosby and Dominique Strauss-Kahn — had been granted bail.
Throughout her greater than 280 days in jail, she has been subjected to “jaw-droppingly appalling circumstances” which can be extra “becoming for Hannibal Lecter,” the legal professionals wrote.
Maxwell has denied the fees in opposition to her.