Bloomberg Law
March 6, 2019, 11:26 PM

Epstein Teen Sex Case Documents May Be Opened by Court

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer

A federal appeals court March 6 signaled it may move to unseal documents that could shed new light on the teen sex trafficking case against Miami hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s role in Epstein’s controversial plea deal.

The documents were filed in a Manhattan federal defamation lawsuit by Virginia Giuffre, one of Epstein’s alleged victims, against British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell. Giuffre alleges Maxwell and Epstein recruited her into a forced sex ring at Epstein’s home in Florida when Giuffre was a minor. She sued Maxwell for defamation after Maxwell accused Giuffre of lying. The case ...

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