Three more women sue Epstein’s estate over alleged abuse

Three more women sue Jeffrey Epstein’s estate over alleged abuse including one detailing how he raped her with a sex toy and another who says he took away her passport

  • The lawsuits, filed in Manhattan federal court, bring the total number of civil cases against Epstein’s estate since his apparent suicide to at least five 
  • Two of the women say they met Epstein when they were 17, while a third at 20 
  • All describe similar patterns of being brought to Epstein’s home to provide massages and then subjected to repeated, unwanted sex acts
  • One, brought by ‘Lisa Doe’, details how Epstein ‘used a sex toy on her, forcibly’
  • Another says he took away her passport so she was unable to leave his island
  • She also alleges Ghislaine Maxwell taught her ‘the proper way’ to please Epstein
  • The third, Katlyn Doe, says Epstein sexually abused her when she was 17-years-old before he coerced her to ‘lose her virginity to him’ after she turned 18 

Three more women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were recruited to provide massages for the financier and then sexually abused 

Three more women have come forward to sue Jeffrey Epstein’s $578 million estate over alleged abuse, including one detailing how he raped her with a sex toy and another who says he took away her passport so she was unable to leave his Caribbean island.  

The lawsuits, filed in Manhattan federal court, bring the total number of civil cases against Epstein’s estate since his apparent suicide in jail on August 10 to at least five.

Two of the women say they met Epstein when they were 17, while a third said she met him when she was 20. 

All describe similar patterns of being brought to Epstein’s home to provide massages and then subjected to repeated, unwanted sex acts.

One, brought by ‘Lisa Doe’, details how Epstein ‘used a sex toy on her, forcibly’ after hiring the then 17-year-old ‘to teach a dance-based exercise class’ at his townhouse.

He is said to have demanded that she ‘go to her dance studio and find other dancers.’ 

Another says the disgraced financier took away her passport so she was unable to leave his island in the Caribbean.

Priscilla Doe, who was 20 when she met Epstein, is also the only victim to name his ex Ghislaine Maxwell. She alleges the British socialite taught her ‘the proper way’ to sexually pleasure Epstein, CBS reports. 

Maxwell, 57, described as the ‘madam of the house’ by a former housekeeper at Epstein’s mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, has strenuously denied any wrongdoing. 

She, and other alleged co-conspirators, are now the focus for federal investigators following Epstein’s suicide.  

Priscilla also claims to have been introduced to the sultan of Dubai and director Woody Allen by Epstein. 

Two of the women say they met Epstein when they were 17, while a third said she met him when she was 20. All describe similar patterns of being brought to Epstein’s home to provide massages and then subjected to repeated, unwanted sex acts

Priscilla Doe, who was 20 when she met Epstein, says the disgraced financier took away her passport so she was unable to leave his island in the Caribbean, pictured

The third, Katlyn Doe, says Epstein sexually abused her when she was 17-years-old before he coerced her to ‘lose her virginity to him’ after she turned 18.  

Katlyn also alleges she was forced her to marry an associate of Epstein, who wasn’t a citizen, in order for him to stay in the US to recruit more girls. 

Lawyers for Epstein could not immediately be reached for comment.

Attorney Stan Pottinger, who represents the three women who filed civil lawsuits overnight, said: ‘We want to hold the Epstein organization to account first, it’s not primarily about money.

Attorney Stan Pottinger represents the three women who filed civil lawsuits overnight

‘All of them are against the Epstein estate and various companies that he had as part of his scheme or syndicate or the organization that he had that helped him round up girls.’ 

Epstein was arrested on July 6 and pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of underage girls as young as 14. 

He died on August 10 in his jail cell at age 66, and an autopsy report released on Friday concluded he hanged himself.

Just two days before, Epstein had signed a will placing all of his property, worth more than $577 million, in a trust called The 1953 Trust after the year of his birth, according to a copy of the document. 

His death at the jail triggered multiple investigations and had prompted U.S. Attorney General William Barr to criticize ‘serious irregularities’ at the facility, and to remove the acting chief of the federal Bureau of Prisons.

Epstein, a registered sex offender who once socialized with U.S. President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton, pleaded guilty in 2008 to Florida state charges of unlawfully paying a teenage girl for sex.

He was sentenced to 13 months in a county jail, a deal widely criticized as too lenient.

Jennifer Araoz, 32, became the first known woman to sue Epstein’s estate, claiming the financier sexually abused her when she was 14 years old.  

Araoz said she was ‘recruited’ outside Talent Unlimited High School by a woman who offered to buy Araoz meals and got her to slowly open up about her family and the death of her father just two years prior from an AIDs-related illness, according to court documents.

She was eventually convinced to visit Epstein at his home. At the end of each visit, she was given $300 in cash.

Araoz claims during one visit, she was asked to strip down to her underwear and give Epstein massages while he masturbated.

The massages and sexual abuse became more depraved and continued for a year until Epstein allegedly raped her in 2002 at age 15.

Jennifer Araoz, 32, pictured, became the first known woman to sue Epstein’s estate, claiming the financier sexually abused her when she was 14 years old

Virginia Roberts photographed with Prince Andrew and Ghislaine Maxwell in early 2001

In addition to Epstein’s estate, Araoz is also suing Epstein’s ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell and three female members of his household staff.

Virginia Roberts Giuffre is perhaps the most high-profile of Epstein’s alleged victims.

Her allegations were made public when her since-settled lawsuit against Epstein’s former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell was included among the more than 2,000 pages of documents made public by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.  

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