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The third day of the trial of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has concluded in New York City, as the 59-year-old responds to financier Jeffrey Epstein’s allegations related to his alleged involvement in sex crimes.

The cross-examination of her first plaintiff, identified only as “Jane,” took place throughout the day, with defense attorney Laura Meninger picking up on discrepancies between her testimony and notes from preliminary interviews given to the FBI. .

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On Tuesday, “Jane” gave graphic testimony about Epstein’s abuse of her since she was 14, saying that Ms Maxwell not only prepared her for it, but also participated in it. Concluding his testimony in tears on Wednesday, he said the first instance of abuse was as evident in his memory as it was when his life was changed forever.

Her ex-boyfriend, “Matt”, gave a brief testimony that “Jane” had told her about Epstein’s financial support, that “the money was not free”, and that a woman was present. He did not argue.

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At the end of the proceedings on Wednesday, a final witness from the Interlochen School, where “Jane” says she first met Epstein and Ms. Maxwell, confirmed that the late financier was a major donor.

The court had previously heard from Epstein’s longtime pilot Larry Wissowski, who said that passengers on his owner’s private plane included Bill Clinton, Prince Andrew, Donald Trump and Kevin Spacey. Mr Wisowski also said he had not seen Ms Maxwell or Epstein inappropriately treat a minor in 30 years.

Ms Maxwell, who spent decades side-by-side with British royals and US presidents, is accused of sexually assaulting and grooming underage girls for the late disgraced financier between 1994 and 2004.

The daughter of the late media mogul Robert Maxwell, Ms Maxwell faces the prospect of up to 35 years in prison if convicted. The trial is expected to last for six weeks.

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How did Ghislaine Maxwell meet Jeffrey Epstein?

Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of the late media mogul Robert Maxwell, explained in a 2016 statement that she met Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy financier, in 1991 through a mutual friend.

The couple socialized with Donald Trump and Bill Clinton as well as Prince Andrew during the 1990s, with Ms Maxwell flying on Epstein’s private jet and settling in a $5m New York townhouse, before moving into their homes.

Federal prosecutors allege that Ms Maxwell first helped Epstein sexually abuse underage girls in 1994, along with Annie Farmer, then 16, alleging she was lured to Epstein’s farm in New Mexico .

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Accuser says Maxwell was present during some of Epstein’s sexual assaults

A court has heard that Ghislaine Maxwell was in the room when Jeffrey Epstein sexually assaulted his 14-year-old victim.

In testimony before a New York jury, a woman publicly known only as “Jane” identified Maxwell at the dock and said she was present during some of Epstein’s attacks.

When asked who was most often present at the time of the abuse, Jane said, “Ghislaine Maxwell.” Once, she said, Ms. Maxwell kissed and made love to Epstein in front of her.

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Ghislaine Maxwell was present during some of Epstein’s sexual assaults, accusers say

The woman, known only as ‘Jane’, told a Manhattan jury that Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein had contacted her after her father died of leukemia, leaving her family nearly bankrupt.

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Epstein accuser says she met Trump at Mar-a-Lago when she was 14

A woman who has accused the late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has testified during the trial of his ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell that the disgraced financier took her to Mar-a-Lago to meet former President Donald Trump when she was 14 years old.

The accused, who went under the pseudonym “Jane,” was cross-examined by the defense team on the third day of Ms. Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial. Ms Maxwell has denied all the allegations against her.

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Jeffrey Epstein accuser testifies that she met Trump at Mar-a-Lago when she was 14

The meeting may have taken place in 1994, more than two decades before Trump’s successful 2016 presidential election

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‘Jane’ accused of years of abuse by Epstein and Maxwell

A key witness testified that Jeffrey Epstein had engaged in sadomasochistic sexual abuse with a 14-year-old girl who was grieving and living in poverty after the death of her father, and that Ghislaine Maxwell was often “in the room”. . Happened.

A successful 41-year-old actress with more than 20 years of experience in television, films and Broadway shows, Witness begins her testimony on the second day of Ms. Maxwell’s trial in Manhattan Federal Court for sex trafficking and underage sex abuse.

It marked the first time that Epstein or Ms Maxwell’s alleged sexual abuse of underage girls has been broadcast in open criminal court.

Under the pseudonym ‘Jane’, the actor described in detail how ill-treatment continued for years in massage rooms and bedrooms at Epstein’s three properties in Palm Beach, New York and Santa Fe.

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Key Prosecution Witness Describes Sadomasochistic Abuse From Epstein And Socialite

Bevan Hurley writes, the testimony of the main prosecution witness is the first time Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell’s alleged sexual abuse of minors has been broadcast in criminal court.

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