Ghislaine Maxwell ‘willing to use £25m divorce money’ to launch appeal to overturn 20-year sentence for child sex trafficking
- Ghislaine Maxwell launches appeal to overturn 20 years in prison.
- She plans to claim that one of the jurors in the trial broke the law by calling a psychiatrist.
- Comes as she is expected to receive £25m from divorce settlement
Ghyslaine Maxwell will overturn her 20-year sentence for child sex trafficking this week, claiming that one of the jurors who convicted her broke the law by calling a psychiatrist during the trial. initiate an appeal for
The 20,000-word appeal must be filed with the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York by Tuesday’s deadline.
The Mail on Sunday reported that the appeal was filed by Maxwell’s “pitbull” attorney Arthur Idala. Harvey Weinstein – Focus on whether Juror 50 violated the judge’s order not to discuss the case.
Her appeal is expected as her divorce papers are believed to have been filed with a U.S. judge, which would give her access to a portion of her vast fortune. Sun report.
While on the run, she transferred her money and property portfolio to her husband, Scott Borgerson.
Ghislaine Maxwell (pictured with Jeffrey Epstein) this week claimed that one of the jurors who convicted her had broken the law by calling a psychiatrist during the trial, accusing a child of launch an appeal to overturn a 20-year sentence for sex trafficking to
Maxwell’s attorneys have identified at least two jurors who did not disclose they were victims of sexual assault.
Juror 50, who identified himself as Scotty David, also did not disclose that he was a victim of sexual abuse.
However, after their marriage fell apart, Mr. Borgerson refused to pay her legal costs.
She is believed to receive £25m from the divorce settlement, which she plans to use to appeal her conviction.
Regarding the appeal, a source told the Mail on Sunday: This clearly violates the judge’s order not to speak to anyone about the case.
“It doesn’t matter that he called a medical professional. He clearly broke the rules and violated the jury’s oath, which is a strong basis for an appeal.
Maxwell’s appeal is believed to have finalized his divorce from Scott Borgerson, likely to hand him £25 million. Photo: Maxwell and Scott Borgerson together in 2013
Maxwell’s attorneys have identified at least two other jurors who did not disclose they were victims of sexual assault.
“Her attorneys would argue that Ms. Maxwell was not tried by a 12-member fair and impartial jury,” the source added.
The British socialite was found guilty in December 2021 of five counts related to her role as the “madame” of pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
The disgraced financier committed suicide in prison while being held on child molestation charges in 2019.
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