Ghislaine Maxwell needs to be sentenced to between 30 and 55 years in jail after being convicted of serving to the intercourse offender and globetrotting financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage women, US prosecutors stated on Wednesday.
Maxwell, 60, was convicted in December by a federal jury on 5 expenses, together with intercourse trafficking, for recruiting and grooming 4 women between 1994 and 2004 for sexual encounters with Epstein, then her boyfriend.
In a sentencing memorandum filed in Manhattan federal courtroom, prosecutors referred to as Maxwell’s conduct “shockingly predatory.”
“She was a calculating, sophisticated, and dangerous criminal who preyed on vulnerable young girls and groomed them for sexual abuse,” they wrote.
“Her practice of targeting vulnerable victims reflects her view that struggling young girls could be treated like disposable objects.”
Circuit Judge Alison Nathan, who presided over Maxwell’s four-week trial earlier than being promoted, will sentence the British socialite on June 28.
Epstein killed himself in 2019 at age 66 in a Manhattan jail cell whereas awaiting trial on intercourse trafficking expenses.