Unsealed court filings link big names to Jeffrey Epstein scandal

In documents related to a defamation case against an Epstein associate, Virginia Roberts Giuffre said she became an underage teen "sex slave" for Epstein.
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allegations of Jeffrey Epstein and members of his social circle. Newly unsealed documents against Elaine Maxwell. Maxwell groomed her to be a sex slave to Epstein and among his associates, a former senator and a governor. Here is ABC's linsey Davis. Reporter: Tonight, the Jeffrey Epstein scandal growing. Bombshell accusations pointing a finger at some notable names. 2,000 pages of documents were unsealed in Manhattan federal court related to a defamation case brought by Virginia Roberts Giuffre against ghislaie Maxwell, an Epstein associate. In court filings Giuffre says she became an underage teen "Sex slave" for Epstein, and as an she was directed by Maxwell and Epstein to have sex with many quote "Powerful men, including numerous prominent American politicians, powerful business executives, foreign presidents, and other world leaders." Among those Giuffre names in sworn depositions, British royalty, prince Andrew, former governor and U.N. Ambassador bill Richardson, and the former influential senator from Maine, George Mitchell. All three men have strongly denied the allegations. In a statement today Richardson B saying I have never met here and these allegations are completely false. Mitchell saying, "I have never met, spoken with or had any contact with Ms. Giuffre." In an interview with the Miami herald Giuffre described how she was trained. The training started immediately -- give Jeffrey what he wants. A lot of this training came from Ghislaine herself. And being a woman, it kind of surprises you that a woman could actually let stuff like that happen. But not only let it happen but groom you into doing it. I was young. I was skard. They were powerful. I didn't know what would happen if I said no. Reporter: Maxwell has consistently denied the allegations and in court filings, her lawyers say she was traffic to well known mem. Jeffrey epstone charged with conspiracy and sex trafficking remains under suicide watch in a New York City jail awaiting trial. Lindsay, others could face criminal charges? Reporter: That's right. There are accomplices to the crimes.

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