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New photos documenting Ghislaine Maxwell's life of luxury as Jeffrey Epstein's 'second-in-command' were revealed in court yesterday.
During day three of the 59-year-old British socialite's trial, jurors were exposed to never-before-seen photos of the billionaire paedophile's £60M fleet of private jets, which he allegedly used to traffic underage women between his lavish homes.
Maxwell is currently accused of crimes such as enticing girls aged as young as 14 to be sexually abused by Epstein from 1994 to 1997 at his homes in New York City, Florida, and New Mexico - and at her residence in London.
The images, presented to a New York court as part of the ongoing trial, showcased the opulent lifestyle that Maxwell lived as Epstein's closest confidante, and highlighted the armada of aircraft amassed by the billionaire which included a Hawker Siddeley 125, a Gulfstream G2B and a helicopter.
Also present was the infamous Boeing 727 which had been nicknamed the 'Lolita Express' amid claims it was used by the duo to fly underage girls around the world.
That Boeing was fitted with an office dubbed 'the red room' because of its furniture, a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed, a lounge area with a huge round sofa, plus a 'full decked-out' kitchen.
Pictures of Epstein's £164 million property empire were also shown, which included Little St James, his private island in the US Virgin Islands, which is worth about £50 million.
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 Sarah Kellen, now 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.
Maxwell has denied all charges and has pleaded not guilty, but if convicted on all counts could be sentenced to up to 80 years in prison.
The defence claims that Maxwell is being set up as a scapegoat for the late Mr Epstein's crimes after he was found dead in his prison cell whilst awaiting trial.
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