The charges contained in a superseding indictment returned by a Manhattan grand jury alleged that Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell conspired between 1994 and 2004, when, prosecutors say, Epstein was paying her to manage his properties. Epstein died while awaiting trial in federal prison.
A new lawsuit was filed in the Jeffrey Epstein saga just last week by a Jane Doe plaintiff who claims she was repeatedly raped and sex-trafficked by the dead financier and his associates - before ultimately having her vagina mutilated at his direction.
As of now, Maxwell is being held without bail because she is being considered a flight risk due to her wealth, along with the connections she has.
The new eight-count indictment accuses Maxwell of grooming and paying a 14-year-old girl to engage in sex acts with Epstein at his home in Palm Beach, Florida, from 2001 to 2004.
Previously, the former girlfriend of disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein-Ghislaine Maxwell, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on a six-count indictment.
Epstein's employees, including Maxwell at times, would call the victim from various locations at her home in Florida to set up an appointment to massage Epstein.
The counts are stronger than the earlier charges which refer to "enticement" and "transportation" of minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts.
"When ushered into his presence, Epstein was completely naked, and he proceeded, with Maxwell's assistance, to brutally rape [Doe] and otherwise sexually abuse [her]", the complaint goes on. Epstein would also engage in various sexual acts with the girl at that time, they said.
Maxwell faces an effective life sentence if convicted. Maxwell has also appealed against the bail rejections. Her trial is due to start in July but is likely to be delayed because of the pandemic and the new indictment.
Maxwell was arrested at a remote New Hampshire mansion in July. "Minor Victim- 4 truthfully told both Epstein and Maxwell her age", reads the court documents.
One of Epstein's alleged victims Virginia Giuffre has spoken publicly about being lured into Epstein's circle by Maxwell.
The indictment says Maxwell and others called up the victim to schedule the encounters and paid her hundreds of dollars in cash after each visit. She claims that Epstein forced her to have sex with him and friends including British royal Prince Andrew, which Maxwell denied.
Well, over concern that dropping Porter would send a message that a minister could lose their job over a rape allegation. Labor leader Anthony Albanese dismissed suggestions the reshuffle could act as a circuit-breaker for the government.
A SC proposal would give lawmakers new oversight of the members appointed to the now independent State Election Commission. Still, Republican lawmakers believe the bill will go a long way to restoring voter confidence in the state's elections.
It is unclear what prompted the violent incident , but a woman can be overheard in the video being asked what sparked the attack. Officials decried the vicious attack and condemned the building staff members who did not try to stop it.
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About 15 percent of world shipping traffic transits the Suez Canal, which is a key source of foreign currency revenue for Egypt. Some maritime firms have made a decision to divert ships through the Cape of Good Hope, around the African continent.
At a rally in Los Angeles, California, protesters held signs that say "I'm not a virus", or "Hate is a virus". We know the fetishization of Asian American women is a real thing many of us have had to deal with that.
The government will also allow gyms to offer outdoor fitness classes, training and personal training as of Monday. The province added 2,169 cases on Friday with seventy-eight per cent in the hot spots around the GTHA and Ottawa.
He then inspected the damage with his staff and kissed her cheek again outside her home in a "very aggressive manner", Vill said. One, who has yet to speak publicly, reportedly said the governor groped her at the Executive Mansion last summer.
Its temporary closure might affect 10-15% of world container throughput, Moody's Investors Service has estimated. Removing some or all of the cargo could add days to the effort to clear the Japanese-owned ship from the canal.
All adults in California and Florida will be able to receive the coronavirus vaccine next month, state leaders said Thursday. Dany Fortin, the military commander who is overseeing the country's vaccine program logistics.
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About 2.5 million people in Greater Brisbane were ordered into a snap three-day lockdown on Monday afternoon. Altogether, there are 78 active cases of coronavirus across the state.
George Floyd Murder Trial Opens in Minnesota
According to Blackwell, a number of bystanders at the scene "called the police on the police". "This case is about Mr. The key questions at trial will be whether Chauvin caused Floyd's death and whether his actions were reasonable.
Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up
Vaccine manufacturers are on track to meet their targets, Slavitt said, and Johnson & Johnson will soon deliver 11 million doses. He said officials are anxious that "it would discourage people" from getting vaccinated if the federal government was involved.
Ever Given Ship In Suez Canal Is Re Floated With Egyptian Help
Egypt is eager to resume traffic along the Suez Canal, which brings in between $5 billion and $6 billion in revenue each year. The BBC, citing the Suez Canal Authority, reported that the ship has been corrected by 80% and freed from the shoreline.
Myanmar forces fire on funeral; crackdown continues
At least 107 more people were killed on Saturday, the United Nations said, as the regime observed Armed Forces Day . Security Council has not advocated concerted action against the junta, such as a ban on selling it arms.
More than 300 people killed since Myanmar's coup
It has again made Myanmar the focus of global scrutiny as security forces have repeatedly fired into crowds of protesters. Up through Friday, the Association of Political Prisoners had verified 328 people killed in the post-coup crackdown.
Bombing as Mass Ends Leaves at Least 20 Wounded
The police have set up a cordon around the church and a disaster victim identification team is investigating the incident. Catholic worshippers in Indonesia are celebrating Palm Sunday, one week prior to Easter.
Virginia Beach: Police say reports of several people shot
Around 11:20 p.m. on Friday, police officers responded to multiple gunshots in the oceanfront resort area of Virginia Beach. The officer was placed on administrative assignment pending an investigation, per standard procedure, the department said.
Myanmar military promises new elections, threatens protesters
In an ominous warning on Friday evening, state television said protesters were "in danger of getting shot to the head and back". Min Aung Hlaing expressed gratitude to the Russian representative for the country's support, describing it as a "true friend".