Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced for sex trafficking case June

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Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced for sex trafficking case June

Ghislaine Maxwell is scheduled to be sentenced in her sex trafficking case at the end of June, a federal judge said Friday. 

Judge Alison Nathan wrote in a letter Friday that the convicted sex trafficker will be sentenced in Manhattan federal court on June 28 at 11 a.m.

Maxwell faces a maximum of 65 years in prison after being convicted on five counts, including sex trafficking a minor, at her trial in December. 

Her attorneys are pushing Judge Nathan to give her a new trial after a juror in the trial revealed in a number of media interviews that he is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. 

The juror, identified as Scotty David, told Reuters that he shared his history with his fellow jurors — and helped convince them that they should convict Maxwell. 

It’s unclear if he revealed his history during jury selection. 

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell sits as the guilty verdict in her sex abuse trial is read in a courtroom sketch.
Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell sits as the guilty verdict in her sex abuse trial is read in a courtroom sketch.
REUTERS / Jane Rosenberg

Maxwell’s attorneys are expected to submit a motion for a new trial in the coming weeks. 

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