Epstein’s ‘furious’ victims left high and dry – for now

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Epstein’s ‘furious’ victims left high and dry – for now

The lawyer representing the women is determined to carry on the fight in the face of new complications

Celia Walden

On the August Saturday that Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell, Lisa Bloom spoke to two of the four victims she is representing.

“The first was furious,” says Bloom, the powerhouse civil rights lawyer who represented victims of Bill Cosby and US talk-show host Bill O’Reilly, and is now filing a civil case against Epstein’s estate.

“It had taken her so many years to feel mature and strong enough to talk to me, and she just really wanted him to face justice – so now she would be deprived of that...

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