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    Ghislaine Maxwell pleaded not guilty on Tuesday over charges related to the abuse of young girls. Maxwell, the former associate of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein who was hiding out in a $1 million New Hampshire estate, was arrested on July 2. During a bail hearing, a prosecutor argued that she is an extreme flight risk, has hid her financial assets from the court, and is used to living in hiding. Her attorney argued that she wasnt living in...
    Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-lover and alleged cohort Ghislaine Maxwell posed as a journalist in order to purchase a secret New Hampshire home, prosecutors said Tuesday. New details about Maxwell’s arrest emerged during a Tuesday virtual hearing in which U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan ruled that the “risks are simply too great” to allow Maxwell to be released on bail. Maxwell pleaded “not guilty” and is set to go to trial July 12, 2021, until which time she will...
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Tuesday he is working to declassify a memo regarding an FBI interview conducted with the primary source for Christopher Steele, the former British spy who wrote the infamous anti-Trump dossier. Graham revealed new details about the memo in an interview with former South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy. He said that the document is 40 pages in length and covers information that Steele’s source provided the FBI over the course of three days in...
    The FBI ran nearly 8 million background checks for gun purchases from March to June, the Wall Street Journal reported. Background checks for firearm purchases in June reached 7.8 million, up 136% from last year. Checks for civilians pursuing a license to carry were the highest recorded in the last 20 years, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the WSJ reported. “With the pandemic, it’s driven more by fear for personal safety; it’s people who haven’t been interested in...
    Americans are buying guns in record numbers in a trend firearm experts, store owners and buyers say has been spurred by a concern over personal safety in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the civil unrest following the killing of George Floyd, which led to efforts to defund the police, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. A surge in gun sales began in March when unemployment rose to its highest level since the Great Depression as states ordered lockdowns...
    Former special counsel Robert Mueller has considered speaking out publicly to defend the Russia investigation for months, according to a new report. After Mueller wrote an opinion piece published by the Washington Post over the weekend in response to President Trump commuting Roger Stones prison sentence, CNN reported sources who said the former FBI director has been thinking about breaking his silence since the Justice Department moved to drop its charges against retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. Both Stone and...
    Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — A fugitive who had been on the run for five years surrendered to the FBI when he arrived at Miami International Airport last week. Jonathan Cifuentes, who was wanted in a 2015 double shooting in Doral, flew to Miami in federal custody on Friday and was arrested on the federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, the FBI announced Monday. The surrender was arranged by Cifuentes through Miami attorney Antonio Valiente, the Miami Herald...
    INSTAGRAM star Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, who went by the name Hushpuppi, was kidnapped by the FBI to face a US money laundering trial, according to a claim from his lawyer. Abbas, a 37-year-old Instagram influencer who often shared photos of an extremely lavish lifestyle, was arrested in the United Arab Emirates last month for allegedly conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in some sort of cyber scam. 3 Instagram influencer Hushpuppi often shared photos of his lavish lifestyleCredit:...
    Additional accusers of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged madame, Ghislaine Maxwell, have come forward in the past week and expressed willingness to cooperate with the FBI, federal prosecutors revealed Monday. New details about Maxwell’s arrest emerged in court documents filed Monday, in which prosecutors argued that Maxwell’s request for bail should be denied. Prosecutors also disclosed that “additional individuals” have come forward with new evidence against Maxwell. (RELATED: FBI Had To Chase Maxwell Around New Hampshire Hideaway, Discovered Cell...
    Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite accused of helping late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein traffic and abuse young girls, attempted to flee federal agents before being arrested earlier this month, prosecutors said. What are the details?The prosecutors made the revelation Monday as part of an argument to a judge that Maxwell, 58, is likely to flee the country if she is granted bail, even if the amount exceeds $5 million, CNBC reported. In a filing to the U.S. District Court...
    Ghislaine Maxwell, the accused “madame” of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, tried to flee the New Hampshire home where she’d been hiding when FBI agents arrested her, CNN reported. For this and other reasons, prosecutors said Monday at her bail hearing, she should not be granted bail and should be kept behind bars. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Maxwell, who is accused of procuring and grooming underage girls to have sex with Epstein, had been on the lam from law...
    Prosecutors revealed new details about the arrest of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s cohort Ghislaine Maxwell in a recent court filing. Maxwell’s brother hired former British military operatives to protect Maxwell in her New Hampshire hideout, prosecutors said.  She ran from FBI agents when they arrived at her home to arrest her, and FBI discovered a cell phone wrapped in tinfoil to avoid detection in her home. Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s cohort Ghislaine Maxwell had former British...
    NEW YORK (AP) — One or more victims of Jeffrey Epstein will tell a judge Tuesday that his ex-girlfriend should be denied bail on charges that she recruited teenage girls for him to sexually abuse in the 1990s, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutors made the revelation in court papers as they argued there is no reason to free British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell on bail. They also revealed new details about Maxwell’s July 2 arrest at a $1 million New Hampshire estate...
    SAN FRANCISCO — A New Jersey man is facing charges of child porn distribution for allegedly posing as a teen boy online, convincing a Bay Area girl to send him sexually explicit pictures and video, then posting the content onto his Snapchat account. Barry David Goldberg, 55, was charged in late June with distribution of child pornography, a federal offense, according to recently-unsealed court records. A sworn statement by an FBI agent says Goldberg was arrested after authorities identified him...
    Whitney KimballJust now•Filed to:influencersinfluencersSaveImage: Dubai Police A Dubai-based influencer with numerous luxury vehicles, a private jet, a $150,000 watch, and miles upon miles of Louis Vuitton print fabric, purportedly gained through real estate development, has been arrested and faces criminal charges for alleged conspiracy to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from frauds and other scams. His downfall was, in part, too much Instagram. Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, aka The Billionaire Gucci Master, currently has 2.5 million Instagram followers and...
    Ghislaine Maxwell went into hiding after Jeffrey Epsteins arrest last year. Reuters Ghislaine Maxwell, who is charged with aiding in the sexual abuse of young girls, took detailed steps to evade arrest, according to prosecutors. When FBI and other law enforcement arrived at her hide-away estate and announced themselves, she ran deeper into the mansion, where she was protected by private security, they said. The FBI had the breach the door to get in, prosecutors say. Inside the...
    Ghislaine Maxwell, an associate of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, tried to flee from the FBI during a raid at her home at her home in New Hampshire earlier this month, according to prosecutors. Maxwell, 58, refused to open the door when law enforcement officers raided her home, prosecutors said in a court filing in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Monday. Prosecutors also said she had a cell phone wrapped in tin foil, which they claimed was a...
    GHISLAINE Maxwell tried to FLEE when FBI agents arrested her and had wrapped her mobile phone in tin foil to try avoid detection, it has been claimed today. Court papers filed by prosecutors in New York argued against bail for the heiress – due to answer child grooming charges tomorrow – saying she was an “extreme risk of flight”. 7Ghislaine Maxwell tried to hide from the FBI when they raided her New Hampshire home on July 2Credit: EPA They said...
    Ghislaine Maxwell attends VIP Evening of Conversation for Womens Brain Health Initiative, Moderated by Tina Brown at Spring Studios on October 18, 2016 in New York City.Sylvain Gaboury | Patrick McMullan | Getty Images Federal prosecutors told a judge Monday that Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite charged with helping the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein feed his craving for underage girls, tried to flee apprehension from FBI agents right before they arrested her earlier this month. Prosecutors revealed Maxwells...
    Ghislaine Maxwell refused to open the front door to the FBI when they raided her $1million home and fled to another room in the house, prosecutors claimed today. The alleged chief recruiter for Jeffrey Epstein fled to another room and was seen quickly shutting a door behind her. The FBI smashed down the door and discovered a mobile phone wrapped in tin foil which prosecutors called a seemingly misguided effort to evade detection by law enforcement. New York prosecutors said...
    U.K. Court documents released on Wednesday reveal that as early as July 5, 2016, the FBI was aware that former MI6 agent Christopher Steele had acknowledged that then-presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton personally knew that he was commissioned to compile the now thoroughly discredited Trump-Russia dossier. Notes taken by the FBI indicate that Steele was told that Clinton herself was aware that he was commissioned to create the Trump-Russia dossier which alleges collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and...
              Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH-04), ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, said his constituents want to see someone go to jail for targeting President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. The Ohio Republican said he hopes U.S. Attorney John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the Russia probe will produce indictments. “The number one question I get – whether I’m in the Fourth District of Ohio or traveling around our state or traveling around the...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The FBI is sharing pictures of a man who they say robbed a bank in suburban Glen Ellyn. The man held up the Glen Ellyn Bank and Trust on Roosevelt Road around 11 a.m. Saturday. (Credit: FBI) He was wearing a reflective vest, beige hat, and a red bandana over his face. He is described as about 50 years old, between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, and around 150 to 160 pounds. Anyone...
    An attorney for former national security adviser Michael Flynn says new documents show the FBI knew Flynn wasn’t trying to lie during his January 24, 2017 interview yet concocted a criminal case against him anyway. Bloomberg reported that the U.S. Department of Justice gave Flynn 14 new pages of documents, which his attorney, Sidney Powell, said in a filing amounts to prosecutorial misconduct. “These documents establish that on January 25, 2017 — the day after the agents ambushed him at...
    Ray Hushpuppi’s lawyer says the FBI kidnapped his client. Hide Hushpuppi, whose real name is Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, and an accomplice, Olalekan Jacob Ponle, were arrested in Dubai in June. They appeared in a Chicago court on July 3. Hide The United Arab Emirates has no extradition treaty with the United States; Dubai police claim they had been extradited to the U.S.  A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Justice tells BBC that Hushpuppi was expelled from Dubai and was...