‘Jeffrey wants to see you’: Ghislaine Maxwell accuser’s tale of ...


‘Jeffrey wants to see you’: Ghislaine Maxwell accuser’s tale of abuse

Witness says she was sexually abused by Epstein at age of 14. Sordid details of his and Maxwell’s actions emerge

Patricia Hurtado and Mary Biekert

“Jane” was 14 and had recently lost her father, when Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell picked her out at art camp and offered her the world. Soon after, she says, they began sexually abusing her.

Nearly 30 years later, Jane — a pseudonym for the first of Maxwell’s alleged victims to testify in her sex-trafficking trial — says the abuse she suffered at their hands left her with a “broken compass”, unsure for years how she should be treated by men and unable to understand what real love is supposed to look like.

Jane took the stand on Tuesday as one of four women who claim they were abused by Epstein as minors and are expected to appear as prosecution witnesses in Maxwell’s trial in Manhattan federal court. The British socialite is accused of “grooming” them for Epstein and participating in some of their abuse herself...

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