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Crime Several new Epstein accusers expected to sue his estate

12:07  22 november  2019
12:07  22 november  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

Congressman cryptically spells out 'EPSTEIN DIDN’T KILL HIMSELF' using first letter of 23 tweets

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Several lawsuits targeting Jeffrey Epstein 's estate are expected to be filed in the coming weeks and months, lawyers representing sex abuse victims told a New York Lawyers told a New York judge they were still fielding calls from alleged victims of the accused sex trafficker who died by suicide in August.

Tomorrow morning, multiple women are expected to appear in Manhattan federal court—including new accusers with plans to sue Epstein ’s estate , which is already facing five other lawsuits over his alleged sex-trafficking scheme. Famed lawyer Gloria Allred said she’ll be there with a number of

A flood of new lawsuits targeting Jeffrey Epstein's estate is expected to be filed in the coming weeks and months, lawyers representing sex abuse victims told a New York judge Thursday.

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The plaintiffs' attorneys made the disclosure during a court hearing related to the estate of the accused sex trafficker, who died by suicide in August.

Lawyer Brad Edwards said he expected "potentially dozens more cases." Two other attorneys, Roberta Kaplan and Arick Fudali, told the court they were still fielding calls from alleged victims interested in filing suits. And a fourth lawyer, David Boies, said after the hearing his firm also expects to file additional lawsuits.

Congressman cryptically spells out 'EPSTEIN DIDN’T KILL HIMSELF' using first letter of 23 tweets

  Congressman cryptically spells out 'EPSTEIN DIDN’T KILL HIMSELF' using first letter of 23 tweets Republican Rep. Paul Gosar spelled out the phrase “Epstein didn’t kill himself” using the first letter of each tweet in a string of 23 tweets. © Provided by MediaDC: Washington Newspaper Publishing Company, Inc.The tweets spell out the phrase when read in reverse chronological order. The first tweet begins, “Evidence of a link between foreign aid and political investigations simply does not exist. The longer this circus continues the clearer it becomes that @realDonaldTrump has done absolutely nothing wrong.

Araoz is the first of several Epstein accusers who plan to sue the estate of the sexual predator under New York's Child Victims Act. Araoz’s suit implicates Epstein ’s estate and several of his employees, including the recruiter, as well as British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, who is widely alleged

The first accuser to sue the estate of Jeffrey Epstein , the late billionaire accused of raping and sex trafficking minors, filed her lawsuit Wednesday in New York, aided by a new state law.Jennifer Araoz, who has accused Epstein of grooming and then raping her when she was just 15 years old, sued his .

Epstein, 66, was arrested in early July on charges of sexually abusing and trafficking dozens of young girls in the early 2000s. The wealthy financier, whose social circle once included Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty.

Epstein took his own life inside a cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center days after a judge denied his request to await trial at his Manhattan mansion.

Several women had already filed civil suits by the time of his death. At least a half dozen alleged victims have sued Epstein's estate in the subsequent weeks and months.

At the hearing Thursday, Epstein's estate attorney Bennet Moskowitz said he was still trying to gain a complete picture of Epstein's finances. The estate, he said, is "perhaps the most complex estate I'm aware of."

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  Jeffrey Epstein’s Estate May Set Up a Program to Pay Accusers Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate are considering setting up a program to resolve claims filed by women who say they were abused by the financier, who killed himself in August while facing federal sex trafficking charges. The plan was disclosed in a court filing on Tuesday by a lawyer for one of Mr. Epstein’s accusers, who is suing the estate in federal court in Manhattan. The filing said lawyers for Mr. Epstein’s estate had informed plaintiffs that they were planning to disclose details of a “claims resolution program” to a court in the United States Virgin Islands, where the mysteriously wealthy Mr. Epstein had his will filed shortly before his death.

Several of his criminal lawyers did not respond to requests for comment. Bloom said she hopes estate monies will not be distributed until the claims are It is unclear whether the estate will try to shield Epstein 's assets from the women, Kaplan said. She said lawyers will need to dig into his finances.

NEW YORK - Women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein are expected to sue the disgraced financier's estate as soon as Wednesday, when a New York law goes His death angered some accusers who had hoped to confront him in court and see him serve a long prison sentence.

Just two days before his death, Epstein placed $578 million in assets in a trust.

The plaintiffs' lawyers expressed frustration with Moskowitz, saying they still didn't have basic details about the estate such as how much it's worth and who is it's beneficiary.

"It is now long past time for our client and other survivors to finally obtain some measure of justice," Kaplan, who represents a woman allegedly abused by Epstein when she was 14, said in a statement.

"Our client's claims are not complicated and therefore can and should be tried as soon as possible if a settlement cannot be reached in short order," Kaplan added.

The hearing was held two days after a pair of corrections officers were indicted in connection with his suicide.

Michael Thomas and Tova Noel, who were on duty the night before Epstein was found dead, were charged with six counts tied to falsifying prison records.

An investigation into Epstein's web of enablers remains ongoing.

Epstein Victims Call on FBI to Interview Prince Andrew .
The Duke announced on Wednesday that he would be stepping back from public duties in the wake of the scandal. Gloria Allred, a lawyer for several Epstein victims, said during a Thursday press conference that Prince Andrew should meet with FBI investigators as soon as possible.“It should be done without delay,” said Allred. “Time is of the essence. These victims have waited long enough.”One of Epstein’s victims spoke at a November 19 press conference with Allred and agreed that Prince Andrew should cooperate with investigators.

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