Feds may drop perjury charges against Ghislaine Maxwell to protect victims from testifying again

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors said Monday they are prepared to drop perjury charges against Ghislaine Maxwell to save her victims from having to testify in a second trial. In a Manhattan Federal Court filing, prosecutors said they would dismiss two counts of lying under oath against Jeffrey Epstein’s chief enabler “in light of the victims’ significant interests in bringing closure to this matter and avoiding the trauma of testifying again.” The decision hinges on whether Maxwell gets a retrial on sex-trafficking charges over her claims of juror misconduct. Maxwell asked last week for her guil…

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