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On Friday, , the former girlfriend and long-time associate of the late accused sex offender Ghislaine MaxwellJeffrey Epstein, was arrested by the FBI.
The 58-year-old, who had been in hiding for several months, was arrested on charges she helped procure underage sex partners for the billionaire.
Since Epstein died in August 2019 in a New York City federal prison while awaiting trial, Maxwell's whereabouts had been unknown.
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However, last week, she was arrested in New Hampshire, where the FBI had been keeping tabs on her.
"More recently we learned she had slithered away to a gorgeous property in New Hampshire, continuing to live a life of privilege while her victims live with the trauma inflicted upon them years ago," William Sweeney, assistant director in charge of the FBI's New York office, said at a news conference.
In an indictment made public last week, it was reported that Maxwell facilitated Epstein's crimes by "helping Epstein to recruit, groom and ultimately abuse" girls as young as 14.