R. Kelly, R&B superstar known for his anthem "I Believe I Can Fly," is convicted of leading a decades-long sex crime ring, with a New York jury finding him guilty on all nine charges, including the most serious of racketeering.
Britain's Prince Andrew is sued for having allegedly on three occasions abused Virginia Giuffre, who claims she was trafficked for sex by late financier Jeffrey Epstein.
The new charges include sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking of a minor against Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein – the disgraced US financier who killed himself in jail in 2019 while awaiting trial.
Maxwell's appeal will be heard on an expedited basis, with oral argument scheduled for September 22.
Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate who is charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan, with a judge still to decide on whether to grant bail.
Epstein's death on August 10, 2019, was ruled as a suicide. An autopsy found that he hanged himself.
A woman has filed a legal complaint in Paris accusing Jean-Luc Brunel, a French modelling agent linked to disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein, of sexual harassment.
More than a dozen women — some speaking through tears — described how the disgraced financier stole their dreams and robbed them of their innocence, urging prosecutors to go after co-conspirators including Britain's Prince Andrew.
Epstein, a convicted sex offender who befriended many celebrities and politicians, was found dead in jail from an apparent suicide as he awaited trial on federal charges that he trafficked underage girls for sex.
Epstein was found dead on Saturday, having apparently hanged himself in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in lower Manhattan.
US government and FBI launched probes as politicians, law enforcement officials and alleged victims expressed shock that Epstein could take his own life when a reported failed suicide attempt 2 weeks ago meant he should have been under close watch.
As the head of a globally-regarded NGO that claimed to provide shelter and education for girls rescued from brothels in Northern Thailand, Mickey Choothesa’s story took an unexpected turn during a documentary filming.
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