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Accuser describes Maxwell and Epstein ensnaring and abusing her at 14

People wait to enter court in Lower Manhattan for Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Maxwell is charged in federal court with trafficking women and girls for her longtime partner, Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier who died in prison in 2019. (Dave Sanders/The New York Times) XNYT1 XNYT1

During the second day of Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial, a woman accused Maxwell of befriending her when she was a 14-year-old girl, only to join in the sexual abuse that followed. VIEW

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