Jeffrey Epstein ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

The British heiress, 58, is expected to appear in court later today to face six charges linked to illegal sex acts.

Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend of convicted sex-offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by the FBI.

The British heiress, 58, is expected to appear in court later today to face six charges linked to illegal sex acts.

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She is also accused of two counts of perjury and one of transporting a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to the BBC.

British heiress Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend of paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein

Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire at 8.30am today, the FBI confirmed.

Her infamous partner Epstein was arrested last year for trafficking young women, some as young as 14, for sex.

he died in prison on 10 August while waiting to go on trial for sex trafficking charges. His death is determined to be suicide.

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