Ghislaine Maxwell's 'life as Epstein's second in command' is laid bare

The PA, the planes and the properties: Ghislaine Maxwell’s ‘life of luxury as Jeffrey Epstein’s second in commandis laid bare in series of images shown to sex trafficking case jury

  • Ghislaine Maxwell’s life as Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘second in command’ è stato rivelato
  • In tribunale, jurors were shown never-before-seen pictures of Epstein’s £60m jets
  • Prosecutors allege he used the jets to shuttle teenage girls between his homes
  • Travel was arranged by an array of personal assistants, including Sarah Kellen
  • Ghislaine Maxwell‘s life of opulence as Jeffrey Epstein‘s ‘second-in-commandwas laid bare in court yesterday.

    Jurors in the 59-year-old British socialite’s trial were shown never-before-seen photographs of paedophile Epstein’s £60 million fleet of jets, which he allegedly used to shuttle teenage girls between his lavish homes.

    Prosecutors allege the planes flew between his private Caribbean island, Nuovo Messico ranch, New York City townhouse and an 8,600 sq ft Parisian apartment near the Arc de Triomphe.

    The travel was arranged by an array of personal assistants, including Sarah Kellen, with several pictures of her shown to the jury.

    Jurors in the 59-year-old Ghislaine Maxwell's trial were shown never-before-seen photographs of paedophile Epstein's (pictured with his Gulfstream G2B) £60 million fleet of jets

    Jurors in the 59-year-old Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial were shown never-before-seen photographs of paedophile Epstein’s (pictured with his Gulfstream G2B) £60 million fleet of jets

    Epstein allegedly used the jets to shuttle teenage girls between his homes. The travel was arranged by an array of personal assistants, including Sarah Kellen (pictured with Maxwell)

    Epstein allegedly used the jets to shuttle teenage girls between his homes. The travel was arranged by an array of personal assistants, including Sarah Kellen (pictured with Maxwell)

    One showed a young Miss Kellen standing in front of a twin-engine Cessna 421 with Epstein embracing her from behind and kissing her head

    One showed a young Miss Kellen standing in front of a twin-engine Cessna 421 with Epstein embracing her from behind and kissing her head

    One showed a young Miss Kellen standing in front of a twin-engine Cessna 421 with Epstein embracing her from behind and kissing her head. More recent pictures showed her smiling for the camera in the Caribbean.

    Epstein’s chief pilot Larry Visoski told the court in New York: '[Epstein] had an array of personal assistants, almost like professional shoppers, because there was a lot of items that needed to be purchased for all of the properties that were being acquired.

    He named Miss Kellen, adesso 42, as the person he spoke to most about scheduling flights. The court heard the pair spoke so often, the pilot had her number on speed dial.

    Miss Kellen has previously been described as Maxwell’s ‘lieutenantin Epstein’s circle of abuse and has been accused of playing a pivotal role in the scandal, helping to procure young girls.

    She has been named as the chief fixer who travelled the world with Epstein and was accused by lawyers in legal filings of ‘bringing girls to Epstein’s mansion to be abused’.

    Miss Kellen was said to have had a ‘Rolodexof women she would call for massages at Epstein’s mansion in Palm Beach, Florida.

    Prosecutors allege the planes flew between his private Caribbean island (nella foto), New Mexico ranch, New York City house and a Parisian apartment near the Arc de Triomphe

    Prosecutors allege the planes flew between his private Caribbean island (nella foto), New Mexico ranch, New York City house and a Parisian apartment near the Arc de Triomphe

    Epstein's chief pilot Larry Visoski named Miss Kellen, adesso 42, as the person he spoke to most about scheduling flights. Nella foto: Epstein's Boeing 727, dubbed the 'Lolita Express'

    Epstein’s chief pilot Larry Visoski named Miss Kellen, adesso 42, as the person he spoke to most about scheduling flights. Nella foto: Epstein’s Boeing 727, dubbed the ‘Lolita Express

    Epstein had a Hawker Siddeley 125, a Gulfstream G2B and a Boeing 727 dubbed the 'Lolita Express' (interior pictured) amid claims he used it to fly underage girls around the world

    Epstein had a Hawker Siddeley 125, a Gulfstream G2B and a Boeing 727 dubbed the ‘Lolita Express’ (interior pictured) amid claims he used it to fly underage girls around the world

    Epstein started his £60 million fleet of jets with this Hawker Siddeley 125

    Epstein started his £60 million fleet of jets with this Hawker Siddeley 125

    The images entered into evidence reveals the life of luxury Maxwell led as Epstein's closest confidante. Nella foto: Epstein's helicopter, which he used for shorter flights

    The images entered into evidence reveals the life of luxury Maxwell led as Epstein’s closest confidante. Nella foto: Epstein’s helicopter, which he used for shorter flights

    UN 2008 deal by Epstein with the US authorities, after he pleaded guilty to procuring a child for sex, saw him strike an agreement protecting his unindicted alleged co-conspirators.

    Among the four given future immunity was Miss Kellen, who went on to run her own business after leaving Epstein’s employment, but from one of his properties in New York.

    She later reinvented herself as ‘Sarah Kensington’, and became an interior designer who boasts of renovating corporate apartments in New York, the Caribbean and Paris.

    On her interior design website in 2015, she described being ‘fortunate to say that I’ve been able to travel to many locations around the world, which in turn has broadened my designing skills’.

    But in an interview last year, Miss Kellen, who is married to American racing car driver Brian Vickers, insisted: ‘I’m no monster.

    When approached outside her £3.4 million New York home, she claimed she was a victim, detto: ‘I’ve been made out to be such a monster – but it’s not true. I’m a victim of Jeffrey Epstein. I was raped and abused weekly.

    The jury were also shown pictures of Epstein's £164m property empire, including a £21m ranch in New Mexico. Nella foto: The main house on Epstein's £21million Zorro ranch in New Mexico

    The jury were also shown pictures of Epstein’s £164m property empire, including a £21m ranch in New Mexico. Nella foto: The main house on Epstein’s £21million Zorro ranch in New Mexico

    Entrance driveway to Epstein's main property on the 8,000-acre Zorro Ranch in New Mexico, one of the locations he was alleged to have flown teenage girls to

    Entrance driveway to Epstein’s main property on the 8,000-acre Zorro Ranch in New Mexico, one of the locations he was alleged to have flown teenage girls to

    Epstein's properties also included a £57 million seven-storey townhouse on New York's Upper East Side (nella foto)

    Epstein’s properties also included a £57 million seven-storey townhouse on New York’s Upper East Side (nella foto)

    Views of the Arc de Triomphe: Epstein also owned £10 million Paris apartment, which the jury was shown pictures of

    Views of the Arc de Triomphe: Epstein also owned £10 million Paris apartment, which the jury was shown pictures of

    The photographs of Miss Kellen were part of a batch entered into evidence which reveals the life of luxury Maxwell led as Epstein’s closest confidante.

    Epstein had a Hawker Siddeley 125, a Gulfstream G2B, a helicopter and a Boeing 727 dubbed the ‘Lolita Expressamid claims he used it to fly underage girls around the world.

    That plane, which is more than 130ft long, was fitted with an office dubbed ‘the red roombecause of its furniture, a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed, a lounge area with a large round sofa, and a ‘full decked-out’ cucina.

    The jury were also shown pictures of Epstein’s £164 million property empire, including Little St James, his private island in the US Virgin Islands, worth around £50 million.

    Epstein also owned the neighbouring island, Great St James, which is valued at £14 million, while he had a £12 million mansion in Florida.

    Other properties included an 8,000-acre, £21 million ranch in New Mexico, a £10 million Paris apartment, and a £57 million seven-storey townhouse on New York’s Upper East Side.

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