Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey’s Epstein’s alleged madame, reportedly fled across her home when FBI agents moved in to arrest her last week.
Maxwell was arrested on charges relating to Epstein’s alleged sex-trafficking ring which involved underage girls. Authorities found her hiding out in a posh estate in a secluded part of New Hampshire.
“FBI agents were first barred from entering the property by a locked gate they had to pry open and were then confronted by one Maxwell’s private guards.”
“When the agents approached the front door, they caught a glimpse of Maxwell through the window, trying to ‘flee’ rather than answer them. The FBI ultimately forced to ‘breach’ Maxwell’s door to enter and only arrested Maxwell after she was found in an interior room in the house,’ according to the government,” reported Bloomberg.
When agents entered the home, they found a cell phone wrapped in tin-foil sitting on a desk. Prosecutors described it as a “misguided effort to evade detection, not by the press or public, which of course would have no ability to trace her phone or intercept her communications, but by law enforcement,” in their court filing.
Maxwell is set to appear at a bail hearing in New York City today. Her defense team is asking that she be allowed to serve her pretrial detention in a luxury hotel in Manhattan. Authorities have asked the court to deny bail because of the extraordinary flight risk she poses.