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Crime Judge Rules Virginia Giuffre's Lawyers Must 'Destroy' Jeffrey Epstein Files

08:25  02 july  2020
08:25  02 july  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

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Attorneys for Virginia Giuffre, who publicly accused Jeffrey Epstein of sex trafficking, must destroy files they obtained on Epstein after a Wednesday ruling by a federal judge.

Epstein was arrested in July 2019 on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking. Allegedly, Epstein procured women to have sexual relations with high-profile individuals, such as Prince Andrew. Information about Epstein, culled from a 2015 civil suit filed against Epstein by Giuffre, allegedly contained the names of individuals with whom Epstein had conducted business.

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Virginia Giuffre , an Epstein accuser, said Dershowitz sexually assaulted her multiple times. Dershowitz has countersued his accuser, Virginia Roberts Giuffre , in the Jeffrey Epstein saga. Giuffre ’ s lawyer , Charles Cooper, said Friday, “Recycling the same false claims from his increasingly

Lawyer Alan Dershowitz countersues Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre and denies Giuffre ' s allegations drew new attention after Epstein was charged in New York this summer for In September, US District Judge Loretta A. Preska rejected Dershowitz's efforts to toss out the lawsuit

Senior U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska ruled Wednesday that Giuffre's lawyers had come into possession of the documents improperly, noting that the protective order could only be enforced during the civil lawsuit proceedings which had already been settled. Preska wrote that all the materials in the files "shall be destroyed."

Preska also requested proof that the documentation had been destroyed. "Counsel shall submit an affidavit detailing the steps taken to do so," Preska's ruling added.

Preska's ruling came after a request by attorney Alan Dershowitz to gain access to the documents. Dershowitz defended Epstein during his 2019 trial. Giuffre has claimed that Dershowitz was one of the men Epstein forced her to have sex with. In response, Dershowitz sued Giuffre for defamation in 2019. Dershowitz claimed that obtaining the Epstein files would be an asset to his defense.

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between Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre and Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein ' s alleged madam, are unsealed, a lawyer Jeffrey Epstein and alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell. "There are hundreds of other people attorneys for the parties, Judge Peska said during Wednesday' s conference hearing.

Virginia Louise Giuffre (née Roberts; August 9, 1983) is an American advocate of justice for sex trafficking victims. She is one of the most prominent and outspoken survivors of the child sex

Preska said in her ruling that Dershowitz's desire to see all of the files "with over a thousand docket entries" was not a "targeted strike" but a "carpet bombing."

Newsweek reached out to Dershowitz for comment. This story will be updated with any response.

Upon returning from a trip to France in 2019, Epstein was arrested. Indictment documents alleged that Epstein had "sexually exploited and abused dozens of minor girls at his homes in Manhattan, New York, and Palm Beach, Florida, among other locations." Epstein also allegedly "created a vast network of underage victims for him to sexually exploit." Investigators also reported finding incriminating photographs of underaged naked girls inside a safe in Epstein's Manhattan home.

Giuffre claimed that she had been brought into Epstein's circle by Epstein's lover Ghislaine Maxwell. While involved with Epstein, Giuffre alleged that she had been involved in sexual relations with Prince Andrew while she was 17 years old at Epstein's behest.

Ghislaine Maxwell’s Case Will Unearth Secrets Epstein Took to His Grave

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Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell and Virginia Giuffre have laid out a plan on how to notify the The 2015 civil lawsuit was filed by Giuffre after Maxwell, Epstein 's girlfriend and alleged madam A judge ruled to keep under seal documents in Virginia Giuffre ' s defamation case against Jeffrey Epstein 's

Virginia Roberts Giuffre (middle), who claims Jeffrey Epstein trafficked her to several men including Dershowitz, sued him for defamation after he called her a In September, US District Judge Loretta A. Preska rejected Dershowitz's efforts to toss out the lawsuit, but she did rule that Giuffre ' s law firm

Jeffrey Epstein wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: Files that may have contained information about the late alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s business dealings were ordered destroyed Wednesday by a federal judge. © Getty/Rick Friedman/Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis Files that may have contained information about the late alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s business dealings were ordered destroyed Wednesday by a federal judge.

Prince Andrew denied the allegations, saying in a 2019 statement that he "deplores the exploitation of any human being and the suggestion he would condone, participate in or encourage and such behavior is abhorrent."

Epstein pleaded not guilty to the charges. While awaiting trial, Epstein died by hanging in his prison cell. After it was discovered that prison guards had failed to perform safety checks on Epstein, some believed that Epstein had actually been murdered. However, the coroner officially ruled Epstein's death a suicide.

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NY state penalizes Deutsche Bank $150M for Epstein dealings .
NEW YORK (AP) — Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $150 million to settle claims that it broke compliance rules in its dealings with the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, New York state announced Tuesday. The penalty was announced in a release by Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell. “Despite knowing Mr. Epstein’s terrible criminal history, the Bank inexcusably failed to detect or prevent millions of dollars of suspicious transactions,” Lacewell said.According to the release, the agreement marked the first enforcement action by a regulator against a financial institution for dealings with the financier.

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