She was arrested at her home in New Hampshire by agents.
The former girlfriend of paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested by the FBI.
British heiress Ghislaine Maxwell is expected to appear in court later today, according to NBC New York.
It is not yet clear what she has been arrested on suspicion of – but it is believed to be linked to Epstein.
The 58-year-old was said to be one of four Brits, including Prince Andrew, who the FBI want to talk to.
She was arrested in New Hamsphire at 8.30am local time in the US.
More to follow.