Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers say Jeffrey Epstein victim ‘cried rape’
An alleged intercourse slave of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell was additionally raped as a toddler — a declare the disgraced British socialite’s legal professionals went to nice lengths to discredit, court docket information present.
Maxwell’s attorneys accused Virginia Giuffre, now 36, of constructing “false” rape allegations to Palm Seaside police when she was a younger teen, a couple of 12 months earlier than she met Maxwell and Epstein.
Along with accusing Giuffre of “crying rape” as a younger woman, Giuffre’s reps steered the police information had been wrongly obtained to start with.
“Police studies documenting the sexual assault of youngsters should not publicly out there in Florida,” a lawyer for Giuffre wrote to his opposition. “Your failure to reply to these requests signifies that it’s potential the police studies you relied upon . . . had been procured by improper means by whichever particular person furnished you with them.”
Maxwell’s lawyer additionally demanded Giuffre’s medical information courting again to 1999, court docket papers say. These included the names of 15 medical professionals, together with a psychiatrist in Australia, the place Giuffre now lives along with her husband and three kids.
Giuffre has claimed that Maxwell, 58, sexually assaulted her and turned her right into a intercourse slave for Epstein, starting when she was 15 years previous. She has repeatedly claimed she was made to have sex with Prince Andrew 3 times between 2001 and 2002, an allegation the royal vehemently denies.
Maxwell, 58, who additionally denies any wrongdoing, was arrested final month in New Hampshire and is awaiting trial in a Brooklyn lock-up.
One other trove of paperwork associated to Maxwell’s intercourse life and her alleged crimes that was scheduled to be launched on Monday can be saved secret, an appeals court ruled Friday. The paperwork can be saved secret till Sept. 22 when the 2nd Circuit Court docket of Appeals hears Maxwell’s enchantment.