Ghislaine Maxwell could have secretly run one of the most powerful Reddit accounts of all time, according to a widely shared theory on the website.
Hundreds of users have pointed out that the u / maxwellhill grip has stalled since her arrest on July 2 on sex trafficking charges related to Jeffrey Epstein.
In a Twitter post, YouTuber Joe Leonard wrote: ‘Ghislane Maxwell was the first person on reddit to hit 1 million karma LMAO! She is the # 8 karma to this day. Her posts on / r / worldnews made up about 30% of the posts there. This connection was made after she was arrested and that account ended there after 14 years. ‘
The u / maxwellhill account has not been posted since July 1. Karma points are earned through other user interactions with Reddit accounts; records show that the handle currently has over 14 million points.
Ghislaine Maxwell could have secretly ran one of the most powerful Reddit accounts of all time, according to a widely shared theory on the website
YouTuber Joe Leonard shared the conspiracy theory on Twitter on Wednesday
Hundreds of users have pointed out that the u / maxwellhill grip has stalled since Maxwell’s July 2 arrest on sex trafficking charges related to Jeffrey Epstein
The u / maxwellhill account has not been posted since July 1. Karma points are earned through other user interactions with Reddit accounts; records show that the handle currently has 14 million points
58-year-old Maxwell, daughter of the late disgraced newspaper baron Robert Maxwell, will appear in court remotely for arraignment and bail on July 14, the judge hearing the case wrote Tuesday.
In a board, a Reddit user wrote, “Not confirmed, but research suggests that / u / maxwellhill, the Reddit account with the 8th most link karma of all time, powers mod of front page subs like r / worldnews and r / technology, first account to reach one million Karma, is / was managed by Ghislaine Maxwell. ‘
The post has been liked more than 8,000 times with more than 1,000 users adding their own theories to the account.
Evidence put forward for the theory also includes the fact that the account was inactive around the time of Maxwell’s mother’s death in 2013.
The user also claims that he was born in December, like Maxwell, and uses a mix of British and American spelling and French slang. Maxwell was born in France, raised in the UK and has a US passport.
And there are also suggestions that the name maxwellhill is a combination of her last name and UK parental home, Headington Hill Hall.
Others have pointed out that the account often discusses the age of consent around the world, but doesn’t remember news stories related to Epstein.
Youtuber Leomard added, “Despite being heavily involved with / r / worldnews, / u / maxwillhill doesn’t remember any posts about Epstein. Users even jokingly called the account “Ghislaine MaxwellHill”. ‘
In 2011 Gizmodo wrote: “Maxwellhill not only tries to be mysterious; he / she tries to be successful. Maxwellhill’s rise in power was deliberate and skilled. The million karma points were a target, not an accident. ‘
There are also suggestions that the name maxwellhill is a combination of her last name and UK parental home, Headington Hill Hall, pictured
It was also pointed out that Maxwell has previously used clear pseudonyms; one bank account was only registered as GMax this year.
Lawyers have already said that they have identified fifteen bank accounts that belong to her in the past four years. The total balance of these accounts ranged from hundreds of thousands of dollars to more than $ 20 million.
Jeffrey Epstein died in a New York City prison in August 2019, aged 66, awaiting trial for sex trafficking charges
But not every Reddit user is convinced. One, @hasharin, said: ‘Maxwellhill is a Malaysian man, please stop this nonsense. I mod r / worldnews with him. Maxwell Hill is literally the name of a place in Malaysia, it is not a reference to its name. ‘
The account shows recent topics Maxwellhill focuses on, including Bitcoin transactions, Donald Trump and The New York Times.
The discussions by Reddit users come just days after former CEO, Ellen Pao, tweeted: ‘She was at Kleiner’s holiday party in 2011, but I didn’t feel like meeting her, let alone taking a picture with her. to make.
“We knew she was delivering underage girls for sex, but I think that was fine with the ‘cool’ people mastering the tightly controlled guest list.”
After a backlash, Pao added: “To be clear, the press had described her as delivering underage girls for sex, but she wasn’t charged, so I think it would be more accurate to say we ‘suspected’ we knew. ‘
A Reddit user commented that Maxwellhill was silent during the time of this party.
Maxwell was arrested after months of seclusion and moved to a federal prison in New York this week. She is in the picture with Naomi Campbell, Donald Trump and Melania in 2002
Maxwell was arrested after months of seclusion and moved to a federal prison in New York this week.
She faces six cases related to crimes allegedly committed by Epstein, her former boyfriend and a convicted sex offender who killed himself in prison pending trial last summer.
They include perjury and conspiracy to lure minors from 14 years of age to travel to engage in illegal sexual acts. Maxwell has also been accused of participating in part of the sexual abuse.
At the hearing, prosecutors will plead for Maxwell to remain behind bars without bail.
Prosecutors say she is an ‘extreme’ flight risk and point out that she has passports from the United States, Great Britain and France.