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Ex-Epstein housekeeper testifies teen sex abuse accusers repeatedly visited mansion

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03.12.2021

NEW YORK (AP) — A former housekeeper testified Thursday that two women who have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexually abusing them as teens were repeated visitors to his Palm Beach mansion, summoned by Epstein or his associate Ghislaine Maxwell.

Taking the stand at Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial, Juan Patricio Alessi said that one of the accusers, who testified under the pseudonym “Jane” earlier this week, initially visited the house with her mother and later returned several times alone. She went to the movies and took a plane trip with Epstein, Maxwell and their guests, Alessi said.

He said another of Epstein’s accusers, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, visited “very often” after encountering Maxwell at former US president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. Alessi said he was chauffeuring Maxwell when she had him stop the car so she could pop out and talk to Giuffre, who was working as a spa attendant.

Alessi said he sometimes picked up Giuffre or “Jane” from their homes, on instructions from Maxwell or Epstein, and would bring the visitors to Maxwell at her desk.

After that, it was “not my job to see where they were,” he said.

One time, Giuffre brought her boyfriend into the house with her, he said, and Maxwell said the man needed to leave and wait in the car.

Alessi said he saw also “many, many, many” young adult female visitors, often lounging topless by the pool, who appeared to be in their late 20s.

He worked at Epstein’s sprawling........

© The Times of Israel


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