Written by @kristenshylin_
A former friend of conservative operative Jacob Wohl told DailyMail.com that Ghislaine Maxwell paid him $25,000 to smear her and Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims.
Included in the deal, which was made in June, Maxwell allegedly ordered Wohl and his lobbyist colleague Jack Burkman to get New York US Attorney Geoffrey Berman, the leader of Epstein’s case, removed from office.
According to the publication, 22-year-old Wohl and his associate have a reputation for paying women to make false accusations against prominent figures such as Elizabeth Warren, Ted Cruz, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and Nacy Pelosi.
Kristin Spealman, one of the women they tried to exploit in the smear tactics, told DailyMail.com that Maxwell hired Wohl and Burkman.
The 36-year-old Maryland model said the two men boasted about being hired in early June for $25,000 to dig up dirt on Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking victims. She added that Maxwell also paid them to use Burkman’s lobbyist influence with Attorney General William Barr to get Berman fired.
Although the plan to get Berman removed worked, two weeks later, Maxwell was charged and detained for being involved in Epstein’s sex trafficking scandal on July 2.
When reached for comment from DailyMail.com, Wohl said Maxwell “deserves representation.”
” Every person, even those accused of the most odious of crimes, deserves representation and possesses the right to engage lobbyists to petition the government on their behalf,” Wohl said.
Likewise, Burkina copied Wohl’s statement, saying,” All persons accused of crimes–however terrible–have the right to representation and representation in the court of public opinion.”