Ghislaine Maxwell, the former assistant to financier Jeffrey Epstein, was convicted of the sex trafficking charges against her.
Ms Maxwell, who turned 60 on Christmas Day, was spending the holiday season in a New York prison where she has been incarcerated since the summer of 2020, prosecuted among other things for providing Mr Epstein, between the years 1994 and 2004, underage girls sexually exploited.
The trial in Manhattan federal court began on November 29 and the hearing ended a week ago. Since then, the jurors have failed to reach a verdict.
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