Crime Jeffrey Epstein Accuser Says Ghislaine Maxwell Raped Her When She Was 14
FBI arrests Jeffrey Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell in sex-trafficking probe
Jeffrey Epstein's long-time friend and alleged procurer Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested on charged related to an ongoing probe of Epstein's alleged sexual abuse.The arrest comes just days before the anniversary of Epstein's arrest in the case on child sex traffic charges. The wealthy investor Epstein, 66, killed himself in a federal jail last August.
Trigger Warning: This article contains information and details about alleged sexual assault and/or violence, which may be upsetting to some readers.
In a Friday interview with Fox News, an anonymous accuser calling herself Jane Doe said Ghislaine Maxwell, former associate of alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, raped her at the age of 14.
Maxwell was arrested by the FBI on Thursday for allegedly helping Epstein create and expand a network of minor girls that were groomed and sexually abused. Maxwell's indictment by the Department of Justice said Maxwell pretended to be a woman the girls could trust. Jane Doe, a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against Epstein's estate, told Fox News that Maxwell was "evil."
Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell arrested
Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire. a Maxwell, 58, was charged by the Southern District of New York, which did not stop investigating Epstein's associates after his death, with conspiring to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, perjury and other offenses.
"She did rape me," Doe said Friday. "I would say it's more than 20 or 30 times. She is just as evil as Jeffrey Epstein. She is a rapist."
Doe said Maxwell was an integral part of Epstein's alleged crimes. "I don't believe that Jeffrey Epstein could have obtained the magnitude of victims that he had had it not been for her."
Maxwell allegedly began abusing Doe in Florida in 1991. That abuse lasted for two years until Doe allegedly became pregnant with Epstein's baby. After having an abortion, Doe claimed to have been drugged and gang-raped by Maxwell, Epstein and other individuals.
Doe alleged Maxwell warned her to remain quiet about both the abortion and Epstein's illegal activities. "Ms. Maxwell was a participant," Doe said, "and she made it very clear that I was to keep my mouth shut or harm would come to my family and myself and harm did come to me."
Resources to help survivors of sexual assault include the National Sex Assault Hotline (800-656-4673), and.
Ghislaine Maxwell denies charges she aided Jeffrey Epstein, says she deserves bail .
Ghislaine Maxwell denies charges she aided Jeffrey Epstein, says she deserves bailNEW YORK (Reuters) - Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Friday forcefully denied charges she lured underage girls so he could sexually abuse them, and said she deserves bail.