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Alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein detail abuse in harrowing testimonies

By: Tom Burges WATSON Follow | Stéphanie CHEVAL | Agnès LE COSSEC | Sonia BARITELLO
2 min

In the United States, dozens of alleged victims of the late American financier Jeffrey Epstein have this week been telling their stories at a hearing in New York. They say they were sexually abused as part of a sex-trafficking ring orchestrated by Epstein, who killed himself in prison in early August. Although Epstein will never stand trial, the judge called for the hearing to go ahead in order to allow the victims to tell their stories.

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