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Ghislaine Maxwell seeks $28.5m bail deal

Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite who's accused of being an accomplice to alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, has asked a judge to be released on a proposed $28.5m bail package deal. The request asks for Maxwell to be released in the custody of a private security guard at a New York City residency.

"Ms. Maxwell wants to stay in New York and have her day in court so that she can clear her name and return to her family," so the filing.

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Feds reportedly fear that Ghislaine Maxwell could commit suicide
Feds reportedly fear that Ghislaine Maxwell could commit suicide
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According to reports, strict safety protocols have been implemented for Jeffrey Epstein's friend and confidante Ghislaine Maxwell over fear she might commit suicide. Federal officers took away Maxwell's bedsheets and clothing, the latter was replaced with paper clothes. Maxwell, who was arrested last week, will be under constant surveillance during her imprisonment in response to criticism regarding the uncertain circumstances of Epstein's death.