There are plenty of old-timers out there who will tell you that money can’t buy intelligence, and they are absolutely right.
Ghislaine Maxwell, a wealthy socialite who also happened to be half of the child sex-trafficking team captained by the now-deceased Jeffrey Epstein has finally been taken into custody in what appears to be the last chance for victims of the wicked pair to receive justice.
Maxwell wasn’t easy to track down, however, as her decades of high-level, sophisticated criminal activity had given her some practice at evading the law.
Well…not everything the alleged child sex trafficker was “high level”.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite arrested earlier this month for allegedly conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse underage girls, tried to evade FBI agents before she was taken into custody and wrapped her cellphone in tin foil to avoid detection, federal prosecutors said Monday.
The details were cited in court documents during arguments against Maxwell’s request for a $5 million bond while she awaits her trial. The bond would be secured by six co-signers and a property in the United Kingdom worth $3.75 million.
Yes. Tin foil.
The court papers highlighted some of the events during Maxwell’s July 2 arrest at her $1 million New Hampshire home. When FBI agents arrived, they breached the front gate and ordered Maxwell to open the front door to the main house, prosecutors said.
“Through a window, the agents saw the defendant ignore the direction to open the door and, instead, try to flee to another room in the house, quickly shutting a door behind her,” the documents read.
Agents were forced to breach the front door to the home and found Maxwell inside a room, prosecutors said. As they swept the property, they found a cellphone wrapped in tin foil on a desk, authorities said.
“They also noticed a cell phone wrapped in tin foil on top of a desk, a seemingly 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,” the court papers read.
Maxwell is currently the highest value inmate on the planet and, after seeing her close pal Epstein die behind bars, guards are reportedly moving the British pedophile from cell to cell in order to avoid would-be assassins.
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