Maxwell Can’t Block Release of Racy Testimony, Court Says – Bloomberg

Ghislaine Maxwell can’t prevent the release of a 2016 deposition she argued would prevent her from getting a fair trial on charges that she participated in a sex-trafficking scheme with former boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein.

A federal appeals court in Manhattan on Monday refused to overturn a decision by a federal judge who authorized release of a deposition from a defamation lawsuit brought by one of her alleged victims, Virginia Giuffre.
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Is Celebrity Chef Adam Perry-Lang Saying Epstein Survivor is Lying?

Jeffrey Epstein chef Adam Perry-Lang claims he is helping law enforcement but also says he knows nothing of the dead pedophile’s sex abuse because he “spent my time in the kitchen.”

The Daily Beast ran this statement yesterday from Mr Perry-Lang, who is now one of Hollywood’s hottest chefs.

Adam Perry Lang’s statement about Jeffrey Epstein

According to The Daily Beast, Lang’s attorney, Lawrence Lustberg, said the chef was cooperating with the New York prosecutors investigating Epstein’s sex ring.

Lustberg also said he contacted Giuffre’s attorney in early March and offered Mr Perry-Lang’s assistance, but a conversation has yet to be scheduled.

“Meanwhile, Mr. Lang has begun a course of fully cooperating with the federal authorities investigating this case,” Lustberg told The Daily Beast. “He, like them and like the victims, wants only that justice be done.”

The comments followed a visit to Mr Perry-Lang’s restaurant by Epstein Virginia Roberts Guiffre and a journalist from the Broken podcast. The chef ignored their requests to speak to him, even when they were inside dining at his restaurant, APL.

“I want to give him the opportunity. I want to appeal to his better nature,” Ms Roberts Guifree said.

In a letter to the chef, she wrote: “I’m not here to ruin your life.”

He didn’t respond to the survivor’s lawyers appeal for help in 2014 as well as another letter she wrote before the scandal blew up.

The chef, who is entertainer Jimmy Kimmel best’s friend, says he had no knowledge of “depraved behaviour.”

Ms Roberts Giuffre says Perry-Lang had seen her and other girls without clothes.

He worked for Epstein in the early 2000s in Palm Beach, New York, New Mexico and the US Virgin Islands. Mr Perry-Lang is also listed multiple times on flight logs for Epstein’s jets.

The survivor said he used to make her pizza because Epstein essentially starved the girls to keep them looking pre-pubescent.

But he continues to deny knowing anything about the abuse.

Statement to The Daily Beast

Ghislaine Maxwell: lawyers ask judge to stop accusers from posting evidence online | US news | The Guardian

Maxwell’s lawyers cited current civil litigation between Maxwell and “many of the government’s potential witnesses”, saying numerous potential witnesses and their lawyers have already publicly commented about the case.

“There is a substantial concern that these individuals will seek to use discovery materials to support their civil cases and future public statements,“ the lawyers wrote.

Prosecutors said they’ll respond Tuesday.
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