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Ghislaine Maxwell jury requests transcripts at Jeffrey Epstein crime trial


The courtroom sketch depicts Ghislaine Maxwell, (C), entering the courtroom, followed by two US Marshalls. She is being tried for sex trafficking in New York City on December 2, 2021.

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On Tuesday, the jury at Ghislaine Maxill’s trial requested transcripts from three witnesses who claimed she groomed them to become underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein.

“We would like the transcripts/testimony of ‘Jane,’ Annie and Carolyn,” the jury reportedly wrote in was their first note to Judge Alison Nathan shortly after beginning their first full day of deliberations at the British socialite Maxwell’s trial in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Jane is the pseudonym of one of those women who gave evidence without using her first or last names. Two other women, however, testified only using their first names.

The jury, comprised of six men and six womenAfter listening to closing arguments and receiving instructions from Nathan, the deliberators began their day late Monday afternoon. They went home soon thereafter.

Maxwell (59) is being charged with crimes related her alleged recruitment years ago of three girls by Epstein for abuse. Epstein was a disgraced money manager and he committed suicide in Manhattan Federal Jail in August 2019. He awaits his trial on child trafficking.

In closing arguments, Alison Moe, assistant U.S. attorney stated that “Ghislaine Maxiwell was dangerous”.

Maxwell, Moe said was a sophisticated predator that knew what she did.

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Maxwell did not take the witness stand at her trialWhich? began Nov. 29Nathan, however, was informed by Nathan that Nathan had no reason to go along because her case was not proven against her.

Laura Menninger, her attorney, said Monday that Ghislaine Maxwell was innocent and wrongly accused of crimes she didn’t commit.

Maxwell is currently being held without bail after her July 2020 arrest.