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December 31, 2021
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Wednesday, a jury in New York found Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on five out of six felony counts related to procuring and grooming underage girls for the late billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. She faces up to 40 years in prison on each charge. I don’t want to go into the distasteful details of the charges, but you can read more here:

https://www.westernjournal.com/breaking-jury-reaches-verdict-ghislaine-maxwells-sex-trafficking-trial/

Her lawyers did raise one point worth considering when they argued that the prosecution was using Maxwell as a scapegoat for Epstein, who died in jail in 2019 before he could be put on trial. That point is that Epstein had many rich and powerful friends who allegedly had similar illegal appetites and victimized many girls. Yet as this account at Redstate.com notes, all the details of Epstein’s network have been ordered sealed.

https://redstate.com/jenvanlaar/2021/12/29/breaking-jury-convicts-ghislaine-maxwell-of-sex-trafficking-charges-n498929

Epstein is dead and Maxwell is being punished, but what about other potential victims and their powerful exploiters? Seems to me that her conviction should be just the beginning of this investigation, not the end of it.

As Jennifer Van Laar points out, if Southern District of New York prosecutors can manage to leak sealed documents and illegally-seized attorney-client communications from Project Veritas to the New York Times, surely they can do the same to expose people who actually did something that needs to be exposed.

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  • Nell Hicks

    12/31/2021 04:41 PM

    ALL THE SLEAZE BAGS SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE!!! BUT, MONEY TALKS VERY LOUD!!!! AS WE HAVE WITNESSED IN THE PAST, TOO MABY DOUBLE STANDARDS!

  • Diane Friedrick

    12/31/2021 08:51 AM

    Who ever had those records sealed, was bought off by the men who were part of this. They know if their names are made public, they are ruined. Look at Prince Andrew now, they fear the same retaliation. Somebody hold these people accountable, and start with the clintons.