Ghislaine Maxwell: US prosecutors urge 30-year minimum prison sentence

Ghislaine Maxwell: US prosecutors urge 30-year minimum prison sentence

Ghislaine Maxwell: US prosecutors urge 30-year minimum prison sentence

The Guardian says GHISLAINE MAXWELL should get at least 30 years’ imprisonment for sex trafficking when she is sentenced next week for her role in facilitating the abuse of teenage girls by Jeffrey Epstein, New York federal prosecutors have said in court filings.

“Ghislaine Maxwell sexually exploited young girls for years. It is difficult to overstate the magnitude of her crimes and the harm she caused. Her crimes demand justice,” they said in a court filing on Wednesday. “The government urges the court to impose a sentence within the applicable guidelines range of 360 to 660 months’ imprisonment.”

The prosecution’s filing comes one week after Maxwell’s lawyers argued that she should receive “well below” the 20-year sentence recommended by sentencing officials. Although Maxwell’s defense attorneys and prosecutors each make their arguments for an appropriate sentence, the decision ultimately rests with Alison Nathan, the judge.

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jun/23/ghislaine-maxwell-prison-sentence-us-prosecutors

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