Ghislaine Maxwell is secretly married — and refusing to reveal her husband’s title, prosecutors said this week at the accused madame’s bail hearing.
The bombshell depth was divulged Tuesday as Manhattan prosecutors accused her of purposely hiding the extent of her wealth.
“In addition to failing to explain in any way the absence of proposed cosigners of a bond, the defendant also can make no mention whatsoever about the money instances or assets of her husband or wife whose identity she declined to offer to Pretrial Expert services,” Assistant US Attorney Alison Moe told Manhattan federal court docket Judge Alison Nathan during a online video convention.
Moe extra, “There’s no details about who will be co-signing this bond or their belongings, and no details in anyway.”
Maxwell’s lawyers requested for her to be sprung on a $5 million bond.
Prosecutors persuaded the judge that Maxwell poses an “extreme” flight danger if let out on bail, boasting she employed a fake id to invest in her sprawling New Hampshire hideout, lied about her all round prosperity and invested the final calendar year in hiding from authorities.
Nathan refused to established bail for the British socialite, shipping and delivery her again to the Metropolitan Detention Center pending her trial, which was established for subsequent July.
Maxwell was busted July 2 on a six-count indictment charging her with recruiting and grooming youthful girls to be sexually abused by both equally her and Jeffrey Epstein, her just one-time lover.