“…Prosecutors can pursue charges against co-conspirators, but those cases will not be easy. To make a case against the Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell, who is suspected of recruiting young girls for him, prosecutors would have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that she knew that the girls she recruited were underage and would be abused by Mr. Epstein. Her legal team will likely argue that she would not have helped him if she knew he would abuse underage girls. After all, it’s not a crime to work for a criminal unless you are in on the crime. Jurors might believe prosecutors set her up to take the fall because Mr. Epstein eluded their grasp…”New York Times