Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged madam and former associate of dead billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, has reportedly tried to get her hands on the files of Epstein's victims.
She wanted to gain access to documents from the settlement fund for victims of the sex trafficker. Maxwell is accused of trafficking minors for Epstein, who allegedly took his own life in a Brooklyn prison while awaiting trial in 2019.
Jordana Feldman, the administrator of the Epstein Victims' Compensation Program, has denied her request.
The victims' fund, which closed in August, was an independent and voluntary alternative to litigation and $125 million was paid out to more than 135 victims of Epstein. If they accepted the money, the women had to waive the right to sue Epstein's estate and "related entities and/or individuals," including Maxwell.
'SURVIVING EPSTEIN' TRAILER
Sigrid McCawley, the attorney of Annie Farmer, who is Minor Victim 2 in Maxwell's indictment, blasted a letter written by Maxwell's attorneys attacking Epstein's victims.
"Maxwell is not the one compensating Ms. Farmer, and she should have no opinion on why Ms. Farmer is being compensated by the Estate," McCawley wrote in a letter. "In fact, Maxwell should be quite pleased that she is escaping civil liability in this case without having to pay a dime…"