Epstein accuser alleges trafficking to prominent politicians and world leaders for blackmail


In a revelation from unsealed court documents this week, an accuser identified as “Jane Doe 3” in a 2014 filing claims that Jeffrey Epstein trafficked her to prominent U.S. politicians, business executives, world leaders, and even a well-known prime minister.

The documents allege that Epstein made her recount these sexual encounters to potentially use as blackmail against these powerful men, the New York Post reported.

The accuser, who was reportedly approached by Epstein’s associate Ghislaine Maxwell at the age of 15 in 1999, states that she was turned into a “sex slave” and subjected to frequent abuse by Epstein in various locations worldwide, including his private jets. According to the court record, Epstein also offered her to “politically connected and financially powerful people” to ingratiate himself and gather potential blackmail information.

The filing details how Jane Doe 3 was allegedly forced to have sexual encounters with Prince Andrew in London, New York, and on Epstein’s private island in an orgy with other underage girls.

It also highlights her claim that her rights under the federal Crime Victims’ Rights Act were violated when the U.S. government secretly agreed not to prosecute Epstein for sex-trafficking crimes. Instead, Epstein pleaded guilty in 2008 to soliciting prostitution involving a single victim and served 13 months in a work-release program.

Epstein’s charges in 2019 for federal child sex-trafficking counts in New York ended with his death by suicide in jail while awaiting trial. The recently unsealed documents, part of a batch ordered released by Manhattan federal Judge Loretta Preska, contain numerous high-profile names, including former Presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump and the late scientist, Stephen Hawking.

These revelations come as part of a larger trove of documents being released, shedding light on the extent of Epstein’s alleged network and his interactions with influential figures.

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