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A second woman has taken the stand to testify against Ghislaine Maxwell, claiming that the British socialite bought her gifts, talked about her famous and powerful friends and sexually assaulted her with the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Pressured to have a relationship when she was a teenager.

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The 44-year-old British woman, known in court only as “Kate” to protect her privacy, said she met Maxwell at the age of 17 when she trip to paris and continued their friendship while they were both in London, referring to “one” asLonelyA girl with some friends looked at Maxwell.

Maxwell later introduced her to Epstein, and asked Kate to fill in for a message therapist Who Canceled On Epstein – Leading a sexual relationship Between Kate and Epstein, according to Law & Crime reporter Adam Klasfeld.

Maxwell gifted Kate small prada bag For her 18th birthday soon after the incident, she testified—prosecutors say the gifts were a typical part of Maxwell’s process. grooming victims for Epstein.

Kate said that Maxwell asked on another occasion if she knew anyone who had sex acts on Epstein in Maxwell’s place, saying that he liked girls who were “cute”, YouthBeautiful – just like you.”

Maxwell bragged that he was “friends with”a lot of famous peopleLike Prince Andrew and former President Donald Trump, Kate said, according to reporters in the courtroom, confirming last week’s testimony of an alleged victim, who said she was trafficked as a teenager by Maxwell and Epstein. Two people had to face it.

District Judge Alison Nathan told the jury that Kate is not a victim for the offenses charged in the indictment, and she should be considered a witness only because she was then over the age of consent in the respective courts.

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