Posted 48 days ago
Notorious sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell is finally able to get prison visits after being removed from her nearly two-year “torture” in solitary confinement, according to one of her brothers.
Ian Maxwell, 66, told the Telegraph that his 60-year-old sister is sharing a cell with other inmates in Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) after being moved into the general population.
“I am finally going to be able to see Ghislaine,” he said of his sister, who faces up to 55 years in prison after being convicted of trafficking girls for late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
“Apart from a few seconds of snatched conversation I had with her at the bar of the court, we have not had any meaningful interactions,” said the brother, who supported the twisted socialite throughout her trial.
His sister had been in the Brooklyn lockdown’s segregated housing unit since her arrest in July 2020, where she has said she was “tortured and abused” in “inhumane” conditions.
She was kept under the highest security to avoid any chance of meeting a fate similar to her ex-lover Epstein, who killed himself in August 2019 while awaiting trial on similar serious sex charges.
Any fear her family has about her safety mixing with other inmates is nothing compared to the ordeal of knowing she was in solitary, her brother said.
“There are dangers in it but she has come out of … that torture she has suffered,” Ian Maxwell told the UK paper.
“She finally has access to things she has not had for almost two years, starting with human company. The prison guards were told not to talk to her.
“She has had no human interaction; she has had no human company,... (Read more)