Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls."A substantial sentence will send an unmistakable message that those who engage in the sexual abuse and trafficking of underage victims will be held accountable by the law," US District Judge Alison J.
Nathan said during the reading of the sentence."The rule of law demands, and this court agrees, that whether you are rich or powerful or entirely unknown, nobody is above the law."In December, a jury convicted Maxwell of sex trafficking, transporting a minor to participate in illegal sex acts and two conspiracy charges."Maxwell's conduct was shockingly predatory.Read more on euronews.com