Ghislaine Maxwell transitions from lavish lifestyle to troubled lockup

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Ghislaine Maxwell transitions from lavish lifestyle to troubled lockup Jeffrey Epstein's gal pal now awaits trial at MDC in Brooklyn.

Ghislaine Maxwell's temporary new home is a far cry from the 156-acre New Hampshire estate where she was arrested for enabling Jeffrey Epstein's sex offenses.

Maxwell, who was charged with conspiring with Epstein to sexually abuse minors, arrived Monday in New York where she was transferred to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, a problem-plagued federal lockup that has been under scrutiny in the past year.

MDC is across the river from the Metropolitan Correction Center in Manhattan, where Epstein -- who was charged last year with sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors -- died by suicide and where two of his guards were charged with falsifying records.

MDC Brooklyn has had its own share of controversy, including an inmate's death following the use of pepper spray and a heating outage in the dead of winter. There have also been 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 there.

Last month, an inmate died at MDC after being pepper sprayed while in his cell, the Bureau of…
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