A Very Important Postscript to the Maxwell Trial
The Death of James Cayne
So, Ghislaine Maxwell has been found guilty of aiding Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes on counts of sex-trafficking a minor, transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, and three conspiracy counts.
But the question marks around both her and Epstein live on—not least being: Where did all of their wealth suddenly come from?
The money was the key to everything. No source I’ve spoken to saw any evidence of pedophilia before Epstein had money. But once he had his Shangri-las, his island, his dens of iniquity, all that changed.
The source of that wealth was not explored in Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial. Nor was there any concrete explanation given for the exorbitant $30 million Epstein allegedly transferred to accounts bearing Maxwell’s name.
But last week, in addition to the verdict in the Maxwell trial, something critical happened that may yet open avenues that lead to the truth about Epstein’s finances.
I’m referring to the death last week of James Cayne, the former CEO of…