Maxwell to be sentenced for sex trafficking in June

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New York (AFP) – Ghislaine Maxwell, the disgraced British socialite convicted of recruiting and grooming young girls to be sexually abused by the late US financier Jeffrey Epstein, will be sentenced in June, a US judge said Friday. “The Court hereby schedules the sentencing in this matter for June 28, 2022, at 11:00 am,” a court document signed by New York District judge Alison Nathan said.  Maxwell potentially faces life behind bars.  Her trial and conviction last month for assisting Epstein — who hanged himself in his New York jail cell in 2019 while awaiting trial — exposed a murky world …

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