Jury gets case in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial

AP

The fate of Ghislaine Maxwell is now squarely in the hands of a jury.

The jury received the case in Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial just before 5 p.m. Monday, after prosecutors and Maxwell’s defense attorneys delivered closing arguments.

 The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell speeded to a finish Monday with a prosecutor labeling her a dangerous and sophisticated predator who recruited and groomed teenage girls to be sexually abused by financier Jeffrey Epstein while a defense attorney told jurors during closing arguments that Maxwell is an “innocent woman.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alison Moe said Epstein could not have preyed on teenage girls for more than a decade without the help of the British socialite, who she described as the “lady of the house” as Epstein abused girls…

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