Ghislaine Maxwell trial LIVE new – Epstein ‘foot massage’ pics & sketches shown after Trump Mar-a-Lago staffer testifies

PICTURES of Ghislaine Maxwell giving Jeffrey Epstein a foot massage and a photo of the duo lounging in the Queen's cabin at Balmoral were shown at Maxwell's ongoing trial, after a Mar-a-Lago staffer's testimony.

The employee at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort confirmed on Wednesday that Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre's father worked at the Florida establishment.

Prosecutors on Tuesday revealed details of a cache of photographs and documents that were found during a raid on Epstein's Palm Beach mansion.

Among them was a picture of Maxwell and Epstein kissing, and another of Maxwell in the nude.

Maxwell's trial has been told she and Epstein had been in a relationship but remained "the best of friends" after they split, and prosecutors described Maxwell and convicted sex offender Epstein as being “partners in crime” in the abuse of girls.

Maxwell is currently charged with several felony accounts some of which include human trafficking charges.

She has denied all charges against her, and her lawyers argue she is being made a "scapegoat" for Epstein's crimes. They have painted the alleged victims as in it for the cash.

Read our Ghislaine Maxwell live blog for the very latest news and updates…

  • Jocelyn Cook

    What has Prince Andrew said?

    “At no stage during the limited time I spent with [Epstein] did I see, witness or suspect any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction,” said Prince Andrew in response to the allegations by Virginia Giuffre (then Roberts).

    In 2015, the charges brought by Giuffre were dismissed by the court, and a judge described them as “immaterial and impertinent”.

    In 2021, Giuffre’s lawyers served papers to the Duke as she opted to file a sexual assault lawsuit.

    The case is scheduled to go on well into the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year in 2022.

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    What did Buckingham Palace say?

    Buckingham Palace denied the allegation in 2015 saying “any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors” by the Duke was “categorically untrue”.

    “Any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue.

    “It is emphatically denied that the Duke of York had any form of sexual contact with Virginia Roberts. Any claim to the contrary is false and without foundation.”

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    Who is Virginia Giuffre?

    Virginia Giuffre is 38-years-old and from Sacramento, California.

    She is married to Robert Giuffre and has three children.

    She is known for being a public victim of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking ring, and has allegedly been trafficked to Prince Andrew.

    Giuffre is an advocate of justice for sex trafficking survivors, and she created a non-profit organization called Victims Refuse Silence, which is based in the US.

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    Who flew on 'Lolita Express,' continued

    Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey flew to Africa on the Lolita Express in 2002 as part of a project to raise awareness on the Aids crisis and poverty.

    Comedian Chris Tucker was also part of the group, including Clinton and Spacey, who flew to Africa on a five-day humanitarian trip in 2002.

    Flight logs reveal that Naomi Campbell also travelled on Epstein’s plane in 2002.

    Epstein’s lawyer Alan Dershowitz took trips on the jet in the late 1990s, flight records show.

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    Who flew on the 'Lolita Express'?

    Former Epstein pilot Lawrence Visoski testified that former President Donald Trump was aboard Epstein’s distinctive Gulf Stream plane.

    The Sun reported in 2019 that Prince Andrew flew on a ­private jet with Epstein and his alleged 17-year-old sex slave Virginia Roberts.

    Brit socialite Ghislaine Maxwell travelled on the Lolita Express on a number of occasions, flight logs show.

    According to flight logs obtained by Fox News in 2016, former US president Bill Clinton was a passenger on the jet.

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    Pilot claims Bill Clinton flew on Epstein's plane

    Lawrence Paul Visoski Jr, who was Jeffrey Epstein’s pilot from 1991 to 2019, testified last week.

    He was asked whether former President Bill Clinton flew on Epstein’s plane and replied yes, adding that he was asked to clean up, according to The Independent.

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    Pilot claims Donald Trump flew on Epstein's plane

    Lawrence Visoski, Epstein’s former pilot who testified for the prosecution, was asked during cross examination about passengers aboard Epstein’s Gulf Stream plane.

    He confirmed former President Donald Trump, Prince Andrew, and former President Bill Clinton had all flown on it. – along with other big names like Kevin Spacey, Chris Tucker and violinist Itzhak Perlman.

    He told the court he never saw any sexual activity on the flight, or any underage girls without their parents.

    “I certainly remember President Trump, but not many people associated with him,” the pilot told the trial.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    What is the "Little Black Book"?

    Prosecutors allege that an address book containing the contact information of the alleged victims belonged to Maxwell, and that she and Epstein used it.

    The court will hear testimony about the book from a former employee at Epstein’s Palm Beach mansion.

    The judge said after hearing the testimony, she will then decide if the jury can see any of the book.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    Does Ghislaine Maxwell have kids?

    Ghislaine Maxwell does not have any children of her own, but is reportedly the stepmother to her husband’s children from his first marriage.

    According to reports, Maxwell secretly wed tech millionaire Scott Borgerson in 2016.

    Maxwell’s own family didn’t know about the wedding until her bail hearing, according to her brother, Ian.

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    Prosecution says it will rest its case this week

    In an unexpected announcement, the prosecution revealed that it will be resting its case this week.

    One more accuser is set to take the stand.

    The length of the proceedings may be drastically shorter than originally anticipated.

    The case was originally expected to take six weeks.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    What was Jeffrey Epstein accused of?

    Jeffrey Epstein was accused of abusing women and underage girls for decades, assembling a network of enablers to help carry out and cover up his crimes.

    The serial sex abuser reportedly made a secret plea deal with the government in 2008 to avoid a potential life sentence and continued to abuse women.

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    Maxwell and Epstein at Queen's cabin

    A picture of Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein lounging in the Queen's log cabin at Balmoral was shown at her trial.

    The never-before-seen image shows the pair at Her Majesty's Scottish home, where it has been reported Prince Andrew hosted multi-millionaire pedophile Epstein in 1999.

    The Duke of York's relationship with Epstein has been in the spotlight in recent years, though he vehemently denies any wrong doing.

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    Defense has accused alleged victim of lying for cash

    Maxwell has previously claimed that one alleged victim, Annie Farmer, fabricated her accusations because she wanted money.

    One of Maxwell’s lawyers wrote: “The fact that plaintiff seeks money from the estate and from Ms Maxwell in the millions of dollars at the same time she is a government witness in an upcoming criminal trial on the same topic is reason enough to suspect that her newly asserted memories of abuse without corroboration are not based on the truth or a desire for ‘justice,’ so much as her desire for cash.”

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    Maxwell holds multiple citizenships

    Ghislaine Maxwell is a US citizen, and she also holds British and French citizenships.

    This increased the concern of her being a possible “flight risk,” if granted bail.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    Maxwell holds multiple citizenships

    Ghislaine Maxwell is a US citizen, and she also holds British and French citizenships.

    This increased the concern of her being a possible “flight risk,” if granted bail.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    Maxwell holds multiple citizenships

    Ghislaine Maxwell is a US citizen, and she also holds British and French citizenships.

    This increased the concern of her being a possible “flight risk,” if granted bail.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    What has Ghislaine Maxwell been accused of?

    Maxwell is accused of acting as a “madam” for Jeffrey Epstein, US court documents previously revealed.

    Prosecutors allege she had a history of giving powerful men access to women.

    A defamation case involving Virginia Giuffre claims Prince Andrew slept with her three times, and that she was recruited by Maxwell in 1999 where she was introduced to Epstein.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    What happened to Jeffrey Epstein?

    Jeffrey Epstein died in his prison cell in August 2019, after being federally charged with exploiting dozens of underage girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s.

    He previously attempted suicide in late July of 2019, before his reported successful suicide attempt in early August.

    The guards who were supposed to monitor Epstein are facing federal charges for not properly supervising him prior to his death.

    One day before he reportedly killed himself, a federal appeals court released the transcript of a 2016 deposition in which Epstein repeatedly refused to say whether Maxwell had procured young girls for him.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    How long could Maxwell face in prison?

    If convicted on all counts, Maxwell could face up to 80 years in prison.

    Depending on how the trial goes and whether she is convicted, she could spend the rest of her life behind bars.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    What is a socialite?

    Socialites are well known in high society. They typically come from a wealthy background and spend their time attending fashionable gatherings, as opposed to having traditional employment.

    Ghislaine Maxwell is a British socialite, who is known for her affiliation with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

    She has been charged in connection to his crimes and her trial commenced today.

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    Court breaks for the day

    Judge Nathan has informed the jury that an attorney in the case is sick and the case will break for the day, according to The Independent.

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    Ghislaine Maxwell's romantic history, continued

    According to a 2009 deposition, several of Epstein’s household employees testified that Epstein referred to Maxwell as his “main girlfriend.”

    It is unclear exactly when or if their relationship went from romantic to platonic before he was jailed for soliciting a minor for prostitution in 2008.

    Following his initial release, the two were no longer seen in public together.

    Maxwell was then linked to the founder of Gateway Computers, Ted Waitt. The two attended Chelsea Clinton‘s wedding together in 2010, and Maxwell reportedly helped Waitt to renovate a luxury yacht, Plan B, before they eventually split.

    While the exact time and date of the wedding is unknown, Maxwell and Borgerson have been married since 2016.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    Ghislaine Maxwell's romantic history

    While Maxwell has not been married prior to her nuptials with Scott Borgerson, she has been linked to a series of high-profile men over the years.

    In the 1990s, Maxwell dated Count Gianfranco Cicogna, an Italian aristocrat and millionaire. According to reports, the two ended on bad terms.

    Following her relationship with Cicogna, Maxwell began dating Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted sex offender who killed himself while behind bars in 2019.

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    Prosecution may rest soon

    The prosecution in the Ghislaine Maxwell case has indicated they intend to rest their case this week.

    This has reportedly caught the defense team off guard and they're trying to "hustle" witnesses to testify," The Independent reported.

  • Jocelyn Cook

    What was Jeffrey Epstein accused of?

    Jeffrey Epstein was accused of abusing women and underage girls for decades, assembling a network of enablers to help carry out and cover up his crimes.

    The serial sex abuser reportedly made a secret plea deal with the government in 2008 to avoid a potential life sentence and continued to abuse women.

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