Ghislaine Maxwell ‘arrested by FBI’ on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein.

Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and close friend of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by the FBI, NBC News has reported.

“She was arrested on the east coast on Epstein-related charges and is expected to appear in a federal court later today,” the report said.

Ms Maxwell had kept a low profile and her whereabouts were unknown since Epstein’sarrest last July on charges that he abused and trafficked in women and girls in Manhattan and Florida between 2002 to 2005.

Epstein, who pleaded not guilty, took his own life in his Manhattan jail cell in August. – Guardian

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