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Some whistleblowers seek a role in Ghislaine Maxwell

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Larry Neumeister

FILE - Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of late British publisher Robert Maxwell, reads a statement expressing her family's gratitude to Spanish authorities after recovery of his body, in Nov. 7, 1991, in Tenerife, Spain. Maxwell should spend at least 30 years in prison for her role in the sexual abuse of teenage girls over a 10-year period by her onetime boyfriend, financier Jeffrey Epstein, prosecutors said Wednesday, June 23, 2022, in written arguments.
File-Ghislaine Maxwell, late daughter Read a statement by British publisher Robert Maxwell on November 7, 1991, on Tenerife, Spain, expressing her family's appreciation to the Spanish authorities after his recovery. Maxwell should spend at least 30 years in prison for her role in the sexual abuse of teenage girls by her former boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein of Financier, the prosecutor said in 2022. Said in writing on Wednesday, 23rd March. Photo: Dominique Morard/Associated Press

New York (AP) — Of the four women who testified Two of them, in the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, said in her judgment that she had played the role of sexual abuse by Jeffrey Epstein of the Associated Press, or read their statement aloud. You may get it.

A prosecutor wrote to a federal judge that two of the six women testified or mentioned in a December trial were judged by a 60-year-old British notable on Tuesday. He said he would attend. May speak. They are Kate, a former model from the UK, and Annie Farmer, who revealed her identity in court by name after speaking publicly.

In another submission to the judge, Maxwell's lawyer said he wanted another woman to speak or read the statement at a hearing, where the other woman was not directly part of the case. rice field.

Attorney Bobby Sternheim said the hearing was "not identified as a victim of the indicted federal crime and should not be a bully to those who are not qualified. ".

Individuals other than the six officially identified by the prosecutor as victims are "allowed to testify verbally during the judgment or read a written statement about the impact on the victim. It shouldn't be, "she said.

Sternheim also opposed the statement that Farmer or Kate read in the judgment and raised issues not disclosed by the government or revealed in the testimony. He said he was doing it.

The Associated Press usually does not appoint people who claim sexual abuse unless they agree to be publicly identified, as Farmer did.

Sternheim included a letter from a woman as an exhibit in her submission on Friday, but some were significantly edited.

In a letter to the judge, the prosecutor opposed her editing, stating: Sealed letter.

Maxwell was convicted of conspiracy and sex trafficking in December after a month-long trial. Her lawyer requires her to be in prison within five years.

However, prosecutors spend 30 to 55 years behind the bar to recruit and groom teenage girls who are sexually abused by Epstein from 1994 to 2004. Say it should be. Life in August 2019 in the Federal Prison of Manhattan, where he was waiting for a sex trafficking trial.

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