Ghislaine Maxwell’s estranged husband is selling his $7 million waterfront property, with the proceeds going toward Maxwell’s huge unpaid legal fees –

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 20: Ghislaine Maxwell attends Day 1 of the 4th Annual WIE Symposium at the 548 Center on September 20, 2013 in New York City.Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images

  • A Massachusetts mansion belonging to Maxwell’s husband is on the market for nearly $7 million.

  • Proceeds from the sale will go toward more than $850,000 of alleged unpaid legal fees, Yahoo News reported.

  • The house is owned by the company of Scott Borgerson, Maxwell’s estranged husband.

A Massachusetts mansion where convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell once lived with her estranged husband is up for sale, with the proceeds expected to help pay her lawyers.

The five-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom waterfront home in Manchester-by-the-Sea first listed for sale at $7.3 million in February, but recently dipped to just under $7 million. The Colonial-style home is owned by Tidewood LLC, a business owned by Maxwell’s husband, Scott Borgerson, reported the Wall Street Journal.

“She was here years ago, but she actually left when this started rearing its ugly head, her conduct situation decades ago,” Borgerson told the WSJ when the house was first listed in February.

Borgerson told the Journal that Maxwell has no ownership interest in Tidewood. However, thanks to an agreement “accidentally” included in the files of Maxwell’s legal team, Yahoo News reported, Borgerson agreed to cover Maxwell’s legal fees from the proceeds of the sale if Maxwell or his brother Kevin could not collect the money. Maxwell.

According to Yahoo, Borgerson bought the mansion, along with property in New Hampshire, using money from Maxwell. While the two were still legally married as of September, Maxwell’s attorneys previously mentioned a pending divorce settlement, and Borgerson has not commented on the status of their relationship.

Denver-based law firm Haddon, Morgan & Foreman filed suit against Maxwell, Borgerson and their brother in August alleging they owe more than $850,000 in legal fees for Maxwell’s 2021 sex trafficking trial.

According to Insider’s Ashley Collman, Maxwell began working with the firm in 2015 after Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre sued her.

The historic home was built in 1660 in Salem, Massachusetts, before being moved to the lot it now stands on in Manchester-by-the-Sea in 1917.Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate/Redfin

Originally built in 1660, the 6,113-square-foot Tidewood house is located about 25 miles north of Boston and boasts its own private beach, according to the property listing.

In February, the real estate agents in charge of the sale, Tracy Campion and Ryan Clunan, told the WSJ that they were not concerned that Maxwell’s reputation would negatively affect the sale.

“We believe the beauty of the home and the location will outweigh or outweigh the connection,” said Mr. Clunan.

Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison. for the sex trafficking of girls for Epstein in June. She is currently serving time at a low-security prison in Tallahassee, Florida, according to Yahoo.

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