The british jetsetter Ghislaine Maxwell denies accusations that she has lured underage girls into the hands of Jeffrey Epstein, so he could commit sexual assault against them.
by the same token, asks herself about to be released on bail. It follows from Maxwell's reporting to the court in Manhatten.
the 58-year-old Ghislaine Maxwell is the former girlfriend and long-standing partner with the late billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.
She is arrested and charged with having helped him to have committed abuse against minors.
Maxwell 'firmly rejects the creation of the charges, will fight against them and are entitled to be considered innocent', according to the request.
Since Monday has Maxwell been in a prison in Brooklyn, New York.
She says that the stay in prison exposes her to a 'serious risk' of being infected with coronavirus.
According to prosecutors, there is a 'big risk' that Maxwell will escape out of the country if she is released on bail.
But Maxwell points out that she should not be seen as someone who will try to escape out of the country.
Here she shows that she does not have a criminal record. Moreover, she was in the UNITED states, after Epstein was arrested last July.
Maxwell stands up to 35 years in prison if she is found guilty of the charges against her.
She was arrested on 2. July at his luxury property in New Hampshire, where she, according to investigators, has kept a low profile.
the Prosecution accuses Maxwell of so-called grooming of young girls, so Jeffrey Epstein of abusing them in his home in Palm Beach, Florida, New Mexico and Manhattan.
the Concept of grooming covers situations in which an adult builds a relationship of trust with a minor with the purpose of later committing atrocities.
Jeffrey Epstein was found hanged in his prison cell in Manhattan in august last year.
It came to pass, while he was awaiting a trial on the trafficking and abuse of minors. The charges could have sent him in jail for up to 45 years.
Medical studies have concluded that his death was suicide.