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Ghislaine Maxwell Juror Who Could Upend Conviction Works for Carlyle Group

  • Juror said in press interviews he was a victim of sexual abuse
  • Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted on 5 counts tied to sex abuse
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Ghislaine Maxwell Found Guilty in Sex-Trafficking Case
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The juror in Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial whose press comments may result in a new trial for the convicted socialite works as an executive assistant at private-equity giant Carlyle Group Inc.

In video and newspaper interviews since the Dec. 29 verdict, the juror said he was a victim of sex abuse as a child and that his story helped sway other members of the panel who questioned the credibility of some of Maxwell’s accusers. Maxwell, the former girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, was convicted on five of six counts related to a sex-trafficking scheme and faces as many as 65 years in prison.