Melinda French Gates requested her ex-husband to stop meeting financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of child sex crimes.
Maxwell, 60, is found guilty by a 12-person US jury in New York and could potentially spend the rest of her life behind bars.
Virginia Giuffre sued Andrew last month, alleging he sexually abused her at the London home of socialite Ghislaine Maxwell more than 20 years ago, when she was under 18.
Britain's Prince Andrew is sued for having allegedly on three occasions abused Virginia Giuffre, who claims she was trafficked for sex by late financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Microsoft says its board began an investigation after it received a concern in the later half of 2019 that Gates "had sought to initiate an intimate relationship with a company employee."
Ghislaine Maxwell faced her trial judge in person for the first time as lawyers squabbled over exactly when she should be tried on sex trafficking charges that allege she procured teenage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse at his residences.
The new charges include sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking of a minor against Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein – the disgraced US financier who killed himself in jail in 2019 while awaiting trial.
Maxwell has remained in a federal jail without bail after a judge rejected her bail packages three times, the last of which included offers to renounce her citizenships in the UK and France, and to post $28.5M in assets.
Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell said the indictment against their client was obtained unjustly and doesn’t allege crimes specific enough to bring before a jury.
Maxwell says she is not a flight risk, despite media that have "ruthlessly vilified her and prejudged her guilt" in more articles than the comedian Bill Cosby and movie producer Harvey Weinstein got after their arrests.
Surprisingly large number of Trump followers subscribe to QAnon conspiracy theories.
Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate who is charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan, with a judge still to decide on whether to grant bail.
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