Video of raid on Epstein Palm Beach home released by feds

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Video of raid on Epstein Palm Beach home released by feds

Federal prosecutors on Monday released a slew of new exhibits as part of Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial — including video of a 2005 raid on Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida mansion.

The materials were made public just before the government and Maxwell’s defense attorneys began delivering closing arguments in the high-profile case.

The hour-long video shows Palm Beach police officers inside Epstein’s home with guns drawn.

Inside, they discover creepy paintings of naked women hanging on the wall, as well as a black-and-white portrait of Maxwell holding what appears to be a Yorkshire terrier dog inside a marble-walled room. There’s also what appears to be a photo of a topless Maxwell lounging.

Several women have alleged that Epstein sexually abused them inside the horror house under the guise of massages.

Palm Beach officer Sgt. Michael Dawson took the stand during Maxwell’s trial and said cops were looking for massage tables and oils and sex toys, as well as journals and correspondence, when they raided the home.

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Palm Beach police officers entered Epstein’s home with guns drawn.
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Epstein's 2005 raid police video.
Federal prosecutors on Monday released a slew of new exhibits as part of Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial — including video of a 2005 raid on Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida mansion.
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Sex toys.
Sex toys found during the raid of Jeffrey Epstein’s home.
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Video of the raid was first published in August 2019, after Epstein’s suicide behind bars while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges.

The exhibits released Monday also include several photos of a young Annie Farmer, one of Maxwell’s accusers, who testified on Friday that the disgraced British socialite gave her a nude massage and groped her at Epstein’s New Mexico ranch when she was a teen.

Annie Farmer — the only accuser to testify using her full name — said she was lured to the ranch after meeting Epstein through her sister months earlier because she thought the duo viewed her as a “student they may want to help.” 

Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein.
The materials were made public just before the government and Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys began delivering closing arguments.
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Epstein raid 2005
Several women have alleged that Epstein sexually abused them inside the horror house under the guise of massages.
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Farmer said she was comfortable going to the ranch in part because Maxwell was there and she understood her to be Epstein’s girlfriend.

Two of the other alleged victims, Jane and Kate, testified using pseudonyms and the fourth, Carolyn, took the stand using just her first name.

All of them say they were teenagers when Maxwell and Epstein lured and sexually exploited them when they were teenagers in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Annie Farmer.
Annie Farmer was the only accuser to testify against Ghislaine Maxwell who used her full name.
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Annie Farmer and her sister.
Annie Farmer said she was lured to the ranch after meeting Jeffrey Epstein through her sister months earlier.
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Annie Farmer as a 16 year old.
A photo of Annie Farmer as a 16 year old was submitted as evidence in Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial.
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Maxwell, 59, has pleaded not guilty. She decided not to testify at her trial, telling the court that prosecutors had not proved their case beyond a reasonable doubt.

The heiress is facing up to 70 years in prison if she’s convicted on all six counts, including sex trafficking of minors and enticing a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts.

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