The FBI is confirming that Ghislaine Maxwell, the long time friend and confidante of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested and the charges sealed. Maxwell’s arrest is welcome news for many alleged Epstein victims living in Palm Beach County.
Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime associate of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested, according to person familiar with matter https://t.co/LWwgY8dxtb
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) July 2, 2020
Media reports say the alleged madam was taken into custody for her alleged involvement in Epstein’s sex crimes against underage girls. The FBI took Maxwell into custody this morning in New Hampshire. Maxwell dated Epstein and remained close to him for decades. Epstein committed suicide in his Manhattan jail cell last summer after being charged with exploiting underage girls.