Longtime Jeffrey Epstein confidant Ghislaine Maxwell is no longer in New Hampshire, as she has been moved to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park by US Marshals as officials begin the process of charging her for in relation to Epstein’s crimes.
Maxwell reportedly has dirt on a number of famous celebrities and politicians, and some fear that she could die in prison under similarly suspicious circumstances to Epstein himself.
Prison officials on edge
As soon as news broke that Maxwell had been apprehended in New Hampshire last week, rumors that she would meet a similar fate as Epstein before she was able to give testimony about her decades with Epstein began swirling.
A lawyer representing victims of Epstein, Spencer Kuvin, told the Daily Mail that he’s worried she will die in custody because she “knows too much.”
“I don’t think she is going to get out of jail alive,” Kuvin said. “I said the same thing about Jeffrey Epstein and people laughed at me. I think she knows way too much information – I just have this gut feeling.”
Prison officials are reportedly very concerned with the possibility of Maxwell dying in custody and are taking extra precautions to prevent such an event as she awaits arraignment on four counts of sex-trafficking minors and two counts of perjury.
The New York Post reported on Monday that “a law enforcement source said Monday that prison officials at the MDC in Brooklyn are determined to avoid a similar outcome with Maxwell … Maxwell will be guarded by the prison’s highest security available, the source added. She’ll be shadowed by prison officers every time she leaves her cell and a surveillance camera will be trained on her cell, according to the source.”
Maxwell is the key
Maxwell had a close personal relationship with Epstein for decades before his August 2019 death and has been charged with participating in and facilitating his sexual crimes against minors. Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Audrey Strauss, said the current charges against Maxwell are that she was involved with Epstein’s alleged sexual abuse of minors from 1994 to 1997.
“You will recall that the indictment against Jeffrey Epstein charged Epstein with sexual abuse from 2002 through 2005,” Strauss said in a press conference on Thursday. “This case against Ghislaine Maxwell is the prequel to the earlier case.”
“Starting in 1994 until at least 1997, Maxwell had a personal and professional relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell was among Epstein’s closest associates and helped him exploit girls who were as young as 14 years old.”
“Maxwell played a critical role in helping Epstein to identify, befriend and groom minor victims for abuse,” she said, continuing to add that Maxwell also allegedly participated in some of Epstein’s acts of abuse, a claim that some of Epstein’s victims have also directly made.
Maxwell’s testimony is likely the key to delivering justice to Epstein’s many victims and exposing some of Jeffery Epstein’s powerful friends.