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Explainer: What Happens After Ghislaine Maxwell’s Guilty Verdict?

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NEW YORK, Dec 29 (Reuters) – British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday was convicted of recruiting and grooming teenage girls for sexual encounters with the late financier Jeffrey Epstein between 1994 and 2004.

Below is an explanation of what comes next for Maxwell, the 60-year-old daughter of late British media baron Robert Maxwell:

WHEN WILL MAXWELL BE SENTENCED?

Maxwell faces up to 65 years in prison for the five charges she was convicted of. She was found guilty of sex trafficking, the most serious charge she faced with a maximum prison term of 40 years.

U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan did not say when Maxwell would be sentenced.

Maxwell separately faces two perjury counts that will be tried at a later date.

WILL MAXWELL APPEAL?

Maxwell’s lawyer Bobbi Sternheim told reporters the defense was disappointed with the verdict and will appeal.

U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan did not say when Maxwell would be sentenced.

Maxwell separately faces two perjury counts that will be tried at a later date.

WILL MAXWELL APPEAL?

Maxwell’s lawyer Bobbi Sternheim told reporters the defense was disappointed with the verdict and will appeal.

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