Thursday 30 December 2021 by Davywavy

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to six months in prison or life, whichever comes first


Ghislaine Maxwell

After being found guilty on five of six counts of child trafficking and procurement, Ghislaine Maxwell faces six months in prison – or life, whichever comes first.

Handing down the sentence, Justice Simon-Bob Williams told Maxwell that she faced spending the rest of her life in the cells beneath the court – or if that didn’t happen, she’d be taken to actual prison in the morning.

Prosecutors said they’d asked for a whole-life tariff, and in pursuit of that result, they’d asked for the security cameras to be turned off.

“The sentence is a good result for both the innocent and other implicated parties,” we were told by a court spokesman.

”Maxwell and Epstein’s victims know that she will receive the full force of the law, and the people in that little black book can be confident she won’t.”

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