Attorneys for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s cohort Ghislaine Maxwell have asked a federal judge to prevent evidence related to her case from being shared on the internet.
H/T: Daily Caller
The British socialite’s attorneys asked the court in a Monday letter to prevent victims or their attorneys from sharing information linked to Maxwell’s trial on the internet, to include “nude, partially nude, or otherwise sexualized images, videos, or other depictions of individuals,” Fox News reported.
“There is a substantial concern that these individuals will seek to use discovery materials to support their civil cases and future public statements,” Maxwell’s lawyers wrote, according to Fox.
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers have argued that sexual abuse victims who have spoken out about alleged abuse at Maxwell and Epstein's hands have obtained a "benefit" by publicly identifying themselves, according to federal prosecutors pic.twitter.com/1OUteE5t30— Ben Wieder (@benbwieder) July 28, 2020
Ghislaine Maxwell: lawyers ask judge to stop accusers from posting evidence online https://t.co/WPzC2Rkcky— The Guardian (@guardian) July 28, 2020
Prosecutors warn that letting Ghislaine Maxwell name victims who have come forward publicly "risks subjecting witnesses to harassment and intimidation," with "no conceivable benefit" to her defense except "perhaps discouraging witnesses from cooperating."#AlwaysReadTheFootnotes pic.twitter.com/pn6pmtLe54— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) July 28, 2020
She also wanted to be kept in a luxury hotel until trial but now has paper sheets and clothes, as she deserves. Hope her victims have justice. https://t.co/1gc9JY4zs8— Sarah Emma Edmonds 🌊 (@Suburbanmom37) July 27, 2020
NEW:— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) July 28, 2020
A federal judged ruled that the files she ordered unsealed in an old lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell hit the public record by Thursday.
Background, @CourthouseNews https://t.co/BoCkQV2uwb pic.twitter.com/4CMHwiNdO5
Federal judge orders secret Ghislaine Maxwell documents to begin being unsealed. They’ll be posted to a public docket by tomorrow, according to a Tuesday court filing.https://t.co/b0pXlvX1on— The Bias (@thebias_news) July 29, 2020
BREAKING: Ghislaine Maxwell Allegedly Has Videos of US Politicians Having Intercourse With Minors https://t.co/GLg9jnNGQu— Matt Couch - Parler @RealMattCouch (@RealMattCouch) July 28, 2020