Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to tell jury about Jeffrey Epstein’s sweetheart plea deal

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — The jury that will decide jailed British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell’s fate won’t hear about the sweetheart plea deal that helped Jeffrey Epstein avoid justice for more than a decade, a Manhattan judge ruled Monday. Maxwell’s lawyers wanted to question FBI agents at her upcoming trial about the criminal probes leading up to Epstein’s 2007 nonprosecution agreement, which allowed him to cop to state prostitution charges and serve just 13 months in county jail. Maxwell’s legal team argued that the government’s failure to charge her 14 years ago shows she’s innocent. Maxwell says prosec…

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