Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI in US

Gabriella BorterThe West Australian
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell.
Camera IconJeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell. Credit: Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Image

Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in New Hampshire.

Maxwell has kept a low profile since the death of Epstein, a financier who was accused of raping and trafficking underage girls over nearly two decades.

Some of Epstein’s alleged victims have said Maxwell lured them into his circle, where they were sexually abused by him and powerful friends.

Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell.
Camera IconJeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell. Credit: Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Image

She was due to appear in federal court on Thursday, sources told Reuters.

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