A look into Ghislaine Maxwell's life behind bars

Maxwell is being held in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, just across the East River from the prison where Jeffrey Epstein was found dead.
2:12 | 07/08/20

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We get the latest on Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante behind bars in a New York jail, a far cry in her lavish hideout in New Hampshire. Whit Johnson has the latest. Reporter: This morning, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell waking up in the notorious metropolitan detention center in Brooklyn, a stark contrast from this lavish 156-acre property in new Hampshire where she was arrested last week. In 2019 a former warden of the prison told "The New York Times" the MDC was one of the most troubled, if not the most troubled facility in the bureau of prisons. Other than, you know, trying to stay below the radar she had a lot of freedom. Now she has no freedom. Now she will be told when to get up H to go to sleep. Reporter: She is the alleged co-conspirator and ex-girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein charged with helping him recruit, groom and ultimately abuse three unnamed teenage victims in the mid'90s. Maxwell now behind bars just across the east river from the Manhattan jail cell where Epstein was found dead. He was awaiting trial on federal charges accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. His suicide sparking harsh criticism of the facility he was We are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation. Reporter: The guards on duty the night Epstein died were supposed to check on emmys every 30 minutes, but did not. In the hours before he was discovered and those guards awaiting trial on charges of falsifying records and conspiracy. It's going to be very strict for her. After what happened with Jeffrey Epstein, they're going to be keeping an eye on her, they'll be following every rule, every they'll make sure, of course, no one can get to her. Reporter: Now, Maxwell is scheduled for a court hearing by video on July 14th but we could learn a lot more this Friday when they are defense team is expected to file a motion ask for her to be let out on bail. Prosecutors argue she is an extreme flight risk with at least 15 bank accounts and millions to spend. T.J. Whit Johnson for us, thank you so much.

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