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Ghislaine Maxwell Hid From FBI, Covered Her Phone With Tin Foil

July 13, 2020, 8:17 PM

When FBI agents showed up at Ghislaine Maxwell’s secluded New Hampshire estate to arrest her, she ran to another room, forcing agents to break through the front door.

The British socialite, who was living on the million-dollar property she bought via an anonymous limited liability company, had a cell phone wrapped in tin foil -- apparently to avoid it being tracked. She also had round-the-clock security made up of former U.K. military personnel who fetched things for her using a credit card issued by the LLC.

Ghislaine Maxwell
Photographer: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images

Those are just some of the measures federal prosecutors say Maxwell, 58, ...