The thing about communicating with folks these days is that there is always a paper trail that you have to deal with.
Now, if you are just emailing or texting your family it is actually a pretty good thing because you can eventually figure out the date that something of note was sent.
However, if you are some horrible monster like Jeffrey Epstein or Ghislane Maxwell, it will be something that will bite you in the butt.
A New York court has unsealed emails revealing that disgraced late financier Jeffrey Epstein tried to reassure accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell by telling her she had “done nothing wrong.”
They show that the pair corresponded in 2015, despite Maxwell’s lawyers claiming in a bail appeal this month that she had no contact with her former partner in more than a decade.
“You have done nothing wrong and I would urge you to start acting like it,” Epstein wrote on January 25, 2015, as more allegations of sexual abuse against him surfaced.
“Go outside, head high, not as an escaping convict. Go to parties, deal with it,” added Epstein, a convicted sex offender who killed himself in prison last year while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges.
Maxwell, the daughter of late newspaper baron Robert Maxwell, has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking minors for the multimillionaire Epstein, with whom she was intimately involved in the 1990s.
Prosecutors accuse the 58-year-old of recruiting and grooming girls as young as 14 to be abused by Epstein and farmed out to some of his wealthy associates.
Maxwell is also accused of participating in the abuse. She faces six counts, including perjury, and up to 35 years in prison if convicted.
The 58-year-old is in custody in Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center awaiting trial, which is tentatively scheduled to start in July next year.
The emails were among dozens of documents unsealed late Thursday relating to a now-settled defamation lawsuit filed by Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre against Maxwell in 2015.