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Jeffrey Epstein Accuser Files Suit

Headline Roundup August 14th, 2019

A woman who alleges Jeffrey Epstein raped her when she was 15 is now suing Epstein's estate. Jennifer Araoz, who is now 32, says the rape took place at Epstein's townhouse in 2002. Some analysts say this may only be the first of many civil suits.

Jeffrey Epstein Accuser Files Suit

From the Center
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Jeffrey Epstein’s estate was sued by a woman who says he raped her when she was a teenager, the first case against his estate under a New York law taking effect Wednesday that gives victims of sexual abuse a year to file lawsuits over older claims.

The case was filed in state court in Manhattan by Jennifer Araoz, who says Epstein targeted her when she was a New York City high school student. The same law is behind dozens of suits that were also filed against the Archdiocese of New...

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From the Left
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OPINION

Now I’m suing his estate and accomplices.

The first time I stepped into Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion on the Upper East Side in the fall of 2001, I noticed his security cameras. They were hard to miss. Inside the front door, he had small TVs playing the footage in real time. I was a child, just 14 at the time. But the message was clear: I was in the house of someone important and I was being watched.

I can still remember watching myself on those screens as I walked into...

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From the Right
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Sexual Misconduct, Jeffrey Epstein, rape, lawsuit

A New York woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday, in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits.

Jennifer Araoz, 32, said in her complaint that she was starting out in high school when an Epstein associate brought her to the financier's massive mansion on Manhattan's Upper East Side, beginning a grooming process that led to months of sexual abuse, including what she called a "brutal rape."

The lawsuit in...

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