NYC judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s second bid for bail

NEW YORK — Ghislaine Maxwell must remain behind bars while awaiting trial for grooming victims of Jeffrey Epstein, a judge ruled Monday, denying Maxwell’s second attempt at bail. Judge Alison Nathan rejected Maxwell’s proposal she be released into home confinement on a $28.5 million bail package secured by her friends, family and husband. “The Court concludes that the Government has met its burden of persuasion that the Defendant poses a flight risk and that pre-trial detention continues to be warranted,” Nathan wrote. The reasons for the Manhattan federal court ruling were largely the same as…

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