Jailed 'cocaine dealer' writes letter of support for Ghislaine Maxwell

EKSKLUSIEF: Cocaine trafficker charged with masterminding $2.8m drug deal has written a letter of support for ‘genuine and kindGhislaine Maxwell after befriending her in prison where disgraced socialite teaches yoga and English

  • Ghislaine Maxwell received a letter of support from alleged cocaine trafficker Tatiana Venegas that she forwarded to the judge ahead sentencing Tuesday
  • The handwritten note states that Maxwell is a ‘genuine and kindperson who is helping other prisoners to learn English and teaching them yoga
  • Venegas, 31, is accused of conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine by prosecutors in New York
  • Maxwell, 60, will be sentenced for up to 55 years for recruiting and trafficking underage girls to Jeffrey Epstein, the late pedophile financier
  • Maxwell’s attorney said her client has been placed on suicide watch at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn
  • She once counted on royalty and Presidents for letters of recommendation, maar nou Ghislaine Maxwell is resorting to alleged cocaine traffickers for a character reference.

    The disgraced socialite has sent a letter of support to the judge from a prisoner accused of masterminding a $2.8million drug deal.

    The handwritten note from Tatiana Venegas states that Maxwell is a ‘genuine and kindperson who is helping other prisoners to learn English and teaching them yoga.

    Venegas says that she wants people to know there are ‘positive opinions, some of among inmates in the unitrather than the negative reputation Maxwell has.

    Like Maxwell, Venegas is being held in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.

    Venegas, 31, is accused of conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine by prosecutors in New York.

    Maxwell, 60, will be sentenced for up to 55 years on Tuesday for recruiting and trafficking underage girls to Jeffrey Epstein, the late pedophile financier.

    This comes as Maxwell’s lawyers said she has been placed on suicide watch and asked for the sentencing to be postponed.

    Ghislaine Maxwell has gotten a letter of support from alleged cocaine trafficker Tatiana Venegas. The letter was sent to the judge ahead of Maxwell's sentencing Tuesday

    Ghislaine Maxwell has gotten a letter of support from alleged cocaine trafficker Tatiana Venegas. The letter was sent to the judge ahead of Maxwell’s sentencing Tuesday

    Maxwell, 60, will be sentenced for up to 55 years for recruiting and trafficking underage girls to Jeffrey Epstein, the late pedophile financier

    Maxwell, 60, will be sentenced for up to 55 years for recruiting and trafficking underage girls to Jeffrey Epstein, the late pedophile financier

    Venegaslawyer Jeffrey Lichtman, who represented Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, aan DailyMail.com gesê: ‘Me. Maxwell is well-liked by the MDC inmates due to her kindness as well as her generosity with her time. Daarbenewens, the inmates have real empathy for her as they’ve witnessed how unfairly she’s been treated by the administrators in the facility.

    The note comes after Maxwell filed letters of support from her siblings and society figures such as a magazine editor who went to school with her.

    Maxwell's attorney said her client has been placed on suicide watch at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn

    Maxwell’s attorney said her client has been placed on suicide watch at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn

    The note from Venegas reads: ‘When Ghislaine Maxwell first arrived in the unit, she introduced herself to everyone with a handshake. ”Hi I’m Maxwell.She says with a smile, genuine and kind. It took all of us by surprise.

    ‘Within one week of Maxwell arriving she had volunteered to teach ESL (English as a foreign language), teach yoga and help women with their GED. I believe it’s important to know that there are also positive opinions, some of which are among inmates in the unit. I believe that it is also good to point out the good in people.

    That Maxwell is relying on such a person to argue for her shows how far she has fallen since her conviction last December.

    Maxwell was once friends with Prince Andrew and Bill Clinton and gave a speech at the United Nations about saving the world’s oceans.

    Venegas, volgens aanklaers, is an entirely different sort of individual.

    As described in the indictment against her, between May 2020 en Julie 2020, Venegas was part of a conspiracy to distribute and possess controlled substances.

    According to a statement in court documents from Michael Dealmeida, a detective and task force officer at the Border Enforcement Security task force of the New York Police Department, Venegas phoned an undercover cop asking if they could supply 300kg of cocaine.

    Venegas, 31, is accused of conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine by prosecutors in New York

    Venegas, 31, is accused of conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine by prosecutors in New York

    As described in the indictment against her, between May 2020 en Julie 2020, Venegas was part of a conspiracy to distribute and possess controlled substances. Inside the home of one of Venegas alleged co-conspirators were large pieces of luggage, each with similar amounts of money inside, fire arms and jewelry

    As described in the indictment against her, between May 2020 en Julie 2020, Venegas was part of a conspiracy to distribute and possess controlled substances. Inside the home of one of Venegas alleged co-conspirators were large pieces of luggage, each with similar amounts of money inside, fire arms and jewelry

    Venegas' lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman, who represented Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, aan DailyMail.com gesê: 'Ms. Maxwell is well-liked by the MDC inmates due to her kindness as well as her generosity with her time. Daarbenewens, the inmates have real empathy for her as they've witnessed how unfairly she's been treated by the administrators in the facility'

    Venegaslawyer Jeffrey Lichtman, who represented Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, aan DailyMail.com gesê: ‘Me. Maxwell is well-liked by the MDC inmates due to her kindness as well as her generosity with her time. Daarbenewens, the inmates have real empathy for her as they’ve witnessed how unfairly she’s been treated by the administrators in the facility

    In another phone call Venegas talked about a ‘possible cocaine transaction involving another member of the drug trafficking organizationthat she wanted to introduce the undercover cop to.

    In other conversations, Venegas asked the cop about providing a ‘wholesale quality of cocaine,’ word daar beweer.

    The undercover cop agreed to supply 100kg of cocaine to an alleged co-conspirator of Venegas’ vir $28,000 per kg with a total price of $2.8million.

    The initial installment would be 50kg, it is claimed in court documents.

    Venegas allegedly texted the cop a photo of her co-conspirator’s hand on top of a ‘large quantity of United States currency’.

    When the first drug deal went ahead, police found a large piece of luggage containing $500,000 of US currency with one of the people sent to carry it out.

    Maxwell relying on such a person to argue for her shows how far she has fallen since her conviction last December. She was once friends with President Bill Clinton.  Op die foto in 1993

    Maxwell relying on such a person to argue for her shows how far she has fallen since her conviction last December. She was once friends with President Bill Clinton. Op die foto in 1993

    Among Maxwell's former high-powered ties include Prince Andrew. The infamous photograph of Prince Andrew (links) with Virginia Roberts (sentrum) in front of Ghislaine Maxwell (reg), vroeg in 2001

    Among Maxwell’s former high-powered ties include Prince Andrew. The infamous photograph of Prince Andrew (links) with Virginia Roberts (sentrum) in front of Ghislaine Maxwell (reg), vroeg in 2001

    A search of one suspect’s car found more large pieces of luggage, each of which contained hundreds of thousands of dollars more.

    Inside the home of one of Venegas alleged co-conspirators were even more large pieces of luggage, each with similar amounts of money inside.

    In a closet of the one-bedroom apartment was a concealed compartment with hundreds of thousand more dollars, an assault rifle, multiple magazines and rounds of ammunition, a pistol and numerous rounds and magazines from the pistol.

    In their complaint, the prosecution included a black and white photo of what was recovered from the inside of the closet looked likeincluding piles of money stacked high and expensive watches.

    The latest filing in Venegascase says that a request for a continuance was granted until February this year.

    Maxwell has said she will appeal her conviction and has asked to serve just four years in jail.

    Prosecutors have demanded she serve at least 30 years for her ‘lack of remorse.