(New York) Kislyn Maxwell, a former British socialist, was convicted of sexually abusing minors on behalf of financier Jeffrey Epstein, who died in New York in late 2021. .
Released at 6:05 p.m.
Updated at 8:10 p.m.
“The defendant’s proposal for a new trial was rejected,” said Manhattan Federal Court Judge Alison Nathan, who ruled in favor of the U.S. judge in a court order dated Friday.
For three months, Kisline Maxwell, 60, a former member of the international jet-set, and her lawyers clung to the slim hope of a new investigation into sex crimes. On Dec. 29, one of Manhattan federal court jurors revealed that he had been sexually abused during his childhood.
After a trial in January, the 35-year-old Scotty David expressed confidence in the British media before being summoned by a court in New York in March: he later admitted to forgetting to mention his oath. Answers to the oath-taking questionnaire for being sexually abused in childhood.
“A mistake” is not a lie
This 30-year-old – called “jury 50” by justice – admits a “mistake”, not a lie.
But for security Mr.Me Maxwell suspects that person is being discriminated against because, as a former young victim, he or she must have pronounced sexual offenses against minors.
Instead, Judge Nathan wrote in his order Friday that “Jury 50 testified reliably and truthfully during his post-trial hearing.” Of course, “it’s unfortunate, but it’s not intentional that he did not reveal the sexual abuse he experienced in the past”.
The Manhattan Federal Court found that “jury 50 has no prejudice against the defendant and may be a fair and impartial judge.”
This judicial decision is not to be expected on Friday.
But Bobby Sternheim, Kisline Maxwell’s lawyer, was arrested shortly after noon by Judge Nathan in connection with the immediate broadcast of an “explosive” documentary.
The documentary series “Kisline-Partner in Crime”, filmed during and after the trial, is due to air these days on the Paramount + streaming site (Paramount Global group, ex-ViacomCBS).
According to the lawyer’s letter and a Paramount trailer, juror Scottie David is being interviewed “in depth” and making “explosive revelations”.
M Security.Me Therefore, in the documentary “Maxwell asked the Manhattan judge to suspend any decision (a new trial, editorial note) before the court and legal counsel watch the interview.
Federal justice would have ignored Maxwell’s request for a new trial.
The daughter of British media tycoon Robert Maxwell (died 1991) was convicted of five of the six charges against her on December 29, the most serious of which was child sex trafficking on behalf of Jeffrey Epstein.
The American multi-millionaire, who has powerful economic and political networks in the United States and abroad, was accused of raping young women, but in August 2019, before his trial, committed suicide in prison at the age of 66.
Imprisoned on June 28th
His comrade-in-arms Kisline Maxwell – British, French and American – faces 30 years in prison and will be sentenced on June 28.
One year after Epstein’s death, he was arrested in the Northeastern United States in the summer of 2020, after which he was imprisoned in New York.
In the network’s largest international file on sexual offenses, British Prince Andrew, a friend of the Maxwell-Epstein couple, signed a conciliatory agreement on February 15 for $ 13 million. Daily telegram – U.S. Virginia Quefree accuses him of raping her when she was a minor in 2001.
It was embarrassing that the British royal family thus avoided a civil trial in New York.
Finally in France, Jean-Luc Brunel, a former modeling agent close to Epstein, was imprisoned in Paris in late 2020 for “raping a child” and died in his room on February 19.