The US government case was suspended in the sex trafficking trial of a British social figure. Ghislaine Maxwell in New York.
Maxwell, 59, has been charged with inviting a young girl to a massage room to be molested by a shaming financial firm. Jeffrey Epstein between 1994 and 2004.
Here, we’ll look at what the PA news agency learned from the prosecution case.
– How many whistleblowers have testified in court?
There are four women whistleblowers who presented evidence in court. Annie Farmer, who was 16 when she met Maxwell, was only one of four who testified using her full name. The other three women testified under the pseudonyms Jane Kate and Caroline.
– What did Jane say in her testimony?
Jane said that Maxwell and Epstein called her to an orgy in 1994 when she was only 14 years old.
She told the jury that Epstein would use sex toys “even when she was hurt” and that she and Maxwell would “caress” each other while “accidentally laughing” in front of her.
Jane told the jury that she was “frozen in fear” after meeting the couple and “I don’t think she came up with a memory” of sexual abuse under cross-examination.
– What did Kate say to the court?
Kate told the jury that she was presented with massage oil at Maxwell’s London townhouse at age 17 and was told to “have a good time” before giving Epstein a sexual massage.
A British whistleblower also said that she was invited to Epstein’s house in Palm Beach, Florida when she was 18, and that Maxwell dressed up as a high school girl because she thought it was fun. Will happen.
After a sexual massage with Epstein, Kate said that Maxwell called her a “very nice girl” and described her as one of the shameful financier’s favorites.
– What did Caroline tell the jury?
Caroline told the jury that Maxwell caught her at age 14 after telling the defendant that Maxwell was molested and raped when she was four years old.
Maxwell is said to have told Caroline that she had “a wonderful body for Epstein and his friends” after touching her breasts in the massage room.
Witnesses told the jury she was “too old” for him and stopped seeing Epstein for a massage when he was 18.
– What did Annie Farmer say in her testimony?
Annie Farmer claims that Maxwell told her she was dressed at Epstein’s New Mexico ranch and rubbed her breasts during a massage.
She told the jury that Epstein “pasted” her hand at the cinema and went to bed with her on his farm because he “wanted to be hugged.”
What famous name came up in Maxwell’s trial?
Several famous names were mentioned throughout the trial, including the Duke of York and the former president. Donald Trump Bill Clinton, Pope John Paul II.
Jane told the court that she flew with Andrew on Epstein’s private plane and met Mr. Trump at the Marago Resort on Palm Beach.
Other notable passengers on Epstein’s plane included Mr Trump, Mr Clinton and actors Kevin Spacey and Chris Tucker.
The lawsuit also heard that Epstein had a picture of himself with famous people hanging in his home.
The photograph shown to the jury showed Maxwell and Epstein in the log hut of the Queen’s Balmoral House.
Who else testified as part of US government proceedings?
At the Palm Beach home, Epstein’s former housekeeper Juan Patricio Alessi, aged 14-15, took the victim Jane and Prince Andrew’s whistleblower Virginia Roberts home at Maxwell’s behest. I told the jury that I was gone.
He also gives employees “I can’t see, I can’t hear, I say nothing”, and a “household manual” that tells no one to disclose Maxwell and Epstein’s activities and whereabouts. was said to have been done.
FBI analyst Kimberly Medder presented the jury with various photographs found on a CD seized from Epstein’s New York home. It also includes a photo of Maxwell rubbing his feet.
Palm Beach law enforcement officer Gregory Parkinson was asked to identify the massage table that had been brought to court after it was confiscated from Epstein’s home.
– What should we expect from Maxwell’s defense?
In his opening statement to the jury, defense attorney Bobby Sternheim said the charges against Maxwell were “what Jeffrey Epstein did.”
A court document previously filed by the defense argues that Maxwell’s attorney challenged his charges, claiming that the accuser may have had “false or distorted memories.” gives suggestions.
It is not yet certain whether Maxwell himself will testify.