Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell attend de Grisogono Sponsors The 2005 Wall Street Concert Series Benefitting Wall Street Rising, with a Performance by Rod Stewart at Cipriani Wall Street on March 15, 2005 in New York City.
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The FBI on Thursday morning arrested Jeffrey Epstein’s long-time friend and alleged procurer Ghislaine Maxwell on charges of conspiring with Epstein to sexually abuse children, as well as perjury about her conduct, court files reveal.
The arrest of the British socialite Maxwell on charge contained in a six-count indictment comes just days before the first anniversary of the wealthy investor Epstein’s own arrest in the case on child sex traffic charges.
Epstein, a 66-year-old convicted sex offender, killed himself in a federal jail in Manhattan last August after being denied bail.
The indictment accuses Maxwell, 58, of helping him in the mid-1990s recruit and groom victims under the age of 18, some as young as…