Ghislaine Maxwell used her connections to Bill Clinton in an effort to get herself a lower sentence for trafficking underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein.
The disgraced socialite pointed to her work for the former President’s philanthropic endeavors three times as she argued she should serve just four years in jail at her sentencing on June 28th.
Maxwell claimed that helping launch the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) demonstrated she has a ‘desire to do good in the world’.
Maxwell, 60, will be sentenced next Monday after she was found guilty of trafficking and sexually abusing underage girls last December.
She has asked to serve just four years and three months in jail when she is sentenced later this month – and claimed she is getting death threats in prison.
She also claimed that guards inside the prison where she is currently being held told her ‘there was concern she could be shot by a sniper’.
The explanation was supposedly the reason why she was held in such high security conditions at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Her legal filings accuse prosecutors of ‘scapegoating’ Maxwell by making her a ‘proxy’ for the crimes of Epstein, who hanged himself while awaiting trial in 2019.
In her 77-page filing Maxwell references Maxwell’s ‘history of philanthropy, charitable work, and helping others namely her work with the Clinton Global Initiative’.
The filing states: ‘Ms. Maxwell has always worked hard. Her many educational, occupational, and avocational accomplishments include becoming an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), a helicopter pilot, a submersible pilot, a banker; partnering with the Cleveland Clinic to establish a telemedicine platform to enable people in remote areas to obt…