Video released by feds show cops raiding Epstein's Florida mansion

Maxwell prosecutors introduce exhibits at closing arguments from raid on Epstein’s Palm Beach horror mansion that show cops with guns drawn discovering sex toys, lurid artwork and a picture depicting a topless Ghislaine

  • Video footage of a 2005 raid on Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida mansion show cops finding sex toys, lurid paintings and a topless photo of Ghislaine Maxwell
  • Officers walked through each of the nine rooms at his house and found photos of scantily clad young girls, a portrait of Maxwell and a topless picture of her
  • The video was previously released in 2019, after Epstein hanged himself behind bars while awaiting trial for sex trafficking charges
  • Maxwell,  59, now stands trial for allegedly helping Epstein traffic young girls
  • Prosecutors have claimed she acted as Epstein’s ‘right hand’ in finding girls for Epstein, whom she dated
  • Closing arguments in the trial began on Monday 

Prosecutors at Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial released evidence from a raid of Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Beach mansion before closing arguments that showed  Florida cops finding sex toys, lurid paintings and a photograph apparently depicting a topless Ghislaine.

The hour-long footage from a 2005 raid at the dead pedophile’s home showed Palm Beach police entering the home with their guns drawn as they searched each room of the 14,000 square foot mansion.

As they walked through the premises, the officers found close-up photographs of scantily clad young girls, a fully-equipped dentist’s chair and a snap of the pedophile standing at the White House press podium.   

There was also a black-and-white portrait of Maxwell holding what appears to be a Yorkshire terrier inside a marble-walled room, and a picture of her lounging topless.

The damning video has previously been released in 2019, after Epstein hanged himself at a Manhattan detention center while awaiting trial on sex charges.

It is now being re-released as federal prosecutors and defense attorneys begin closing arguments in the trial of the British socialite, who’s accused of helping Epstein, her then-boyfriend, traffic young girls.

Among the evidence released on Monday were photos that Epstein had of some of the women who have now accused Maxwell of luring them to the pedophile and sexually exploiting them. 

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Ghislaine Maxwell, right, is standing trial for helping Jeffrey Epstein, left, her then-boyfriend, traffic young girls

Video re-released on Monday showed Epstein’s Palm Beach home had several photos of naked women and scantily-clad girls 

One photo appears to show Epstein’s then-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell naked on a beach. Maxwell has been accused of actively helping to recruit young girls for Epstein’s pleasure

Each room of the house featured several photos – with the more appropriate ones on display in Epstein’s living room and the more risque photos in the bedroom

The raid was conducted by the Palm Beach Police Department in 2005

Police also reportedly found and seized a box of sex toys inside the house

In the video of the 2005 raid, the walls of Epstein’s nine-bedroom mansion appear to be covered with dozens of photographs of young girls and naked women. 

One of the photos features a girl who appears to be around the age of six bending over in a tiny dress with her backside exposed. The image was considered so explicit that authorities blurred it out in the footage.  

In another, a dark-haired girl who appears to be around 15 poses in a tiny black bikini on the wall directly above a totally nude girl lying on a beach. 

A few of the photos feature Epstein’s then-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, including one where she too is outstretched naked on a beach.

The raid occurred after the Palm Beach Police Department received multiple reports from women claiming they were sexually assaulted in the house, after being lured there under the guise of massages.

Earlier this month, Palm Beach officer Sgt. Michael Dawson testified at Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial about the raid.

He said the police were searching for massage tables, oils and sex toys, as well as correspondence, when they raided the home all those years ago. 

A police report from the time lists sex aids, videos, a school transcript, four massage tables and soap-on-a-rope among dozens of items cops seized alongside some of the framed photos of naked girls. 

Also released on Monday were photos of a young Annie Farmer, who testified on Friday that the disgraced British socialite gave her a nude massage and groped her at Epstein’s New Mexico ranch.

She said she was lured to the house after meeting Epstein through her sister months earlier because se thought he and Maxwell viewed her as a ‘student they may want to help.’

Farmer, the only accuser using her real name in the case, said she felt comfortable going to Epstein’s ranch because she knew Maxwell would be there, and understood that she was Epstein’s girlfriend.

She and two  other alleged victims, using the pseudonyms Kate and Jane, as well as a fourth using just her first name, Carolyn, all claim they were only teenagers when Maxwell and Epstein lured and sexually exploited them in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Prosecutors previously released pictures of Maxwell with Epstein vacationing in Europe

Another showed Maxwell, now 59, rubbing Epstein’s feet, as prosecutors claim she had a close relationship with the accused predator

Prosecutors in Maxwell’s trial had previously released a treasure trove of never-before-seen photos featuring Maxwell and Epstein apparently happily in love.

The striking photos show the British socialite massaging Epstein’s feet on the Lolita Express, Maxwell kissing the pedophile’s cheek with her arms wrapped around him and another riding on the back of a motorcycle. 

The images were obtained during a 2019 FBI raid of Epstein’s Manhattan mansion and offer graphic insight into their high-flying lifestyle, that included trips to exotic locations on helicopters and private jets.

One photo shows Maxwell sunbathing on a yacht and several others show them vacationing in Europe with either of them lovingly gazing at one another. 

Maxwell and Epstein were even pictured lounging at The Queen’s Balmoral log cabin in Scotland after reportedly being invited by Prince Andrew in 1999. 

Closing arguments in the trial began on Monday, with prosecutors painting Maxwell, left, as a ‘sophisticated predator’

Prosecutors claim that these pictures prove Maxwell and Epstein had a close relationship, and during closing arguments on Monday, prosecutors alleged that Maxwell acted as Epstein’s ‘right hand’ who caused ‘deep’ and ‘lasting harm’ to young girls. 

They have labeled her a ‘sophisticated predator’ 

knew exactly what she was doing,’ Assistant US Attorney Alison Moe told the jury Monday. ‘She ran the same play book again and again and again.’ 

‘She was a grown woman who preyed on vulnerable kids,’ she added. ‘Maxwell was the key to the whole operation.’  

Maxwell has decided not to testify during her case, claiming her defense attorneys have proved her case beyond a reasonable doubt.

She is facing up to 70 years in prison if she is convicted on all six counts – including sex-trafficking of minors and enticing a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts. 

 

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