Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues for $500M over bone disease

A 27-year-old lady who claims she was raped by Jeffrey Epstein is suing the late pedophile’s property for a half-billion {dollars} – alleging she has a severe bone disease stemming from his brutal assault, in line with a report.

Caroline Kaufman, who final 12 months stated she was left suicidal after being raped by the billionaire at his Manhattan mansion throughout a faux mannequin casting when she was 17, told The Sun she developed osteomyelitis after he hit her within the face.

The uncommon and severe bone disease causes deep ache and muscle spasms, in line with the information outlet.

Kaufman alleges {that a} lady approached her at a horse present in upstate Lake Placid and later referred to as to ask her to Epstein’s Upper East Side house, the place she additionally was compelled to provide oral intercourse at a celebration attended by Prince Andrew, The Sun reported.

Kaufman beforehand instructed the outlet that Andrew gave her a “big hug” and “kind of brushed my breasts with his hand,” although she will be able to’t ensure if he did this on objective — and isn’t accusing him of any wrongdoing.

Last 12 months, Kaufman introduced that she filed a lawsuit in opposition to Epstein’s property, telling the information outlet that she was left “severely suicidal” after the alleged rape.

A general view of the home of Jeffrey Epstein located at 9 E71st Street in New York, NY.
Caroline Kaufman says Jefrey Epstein raped her at his Manhattan mansion throughout a faux mannequin casting when she was 17.
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She stated she additionally believed the Duke of York’s pal Ghislaine Maxwell took nude footage of her on the mansion.

Kaufman, who put the authorized proceedings on maintain whereas she utilized to the victims’ fund, claimed she has rejected an undisclosed supply, calling it “offensive,” The Sun reported.

The sufferer’s fund was given a complete of $87 million, however Epstein’s internet value was estimated to be greater than $600 million, so her lawyer, Spencer Kuvin, is searching for about $500 million, in line with the report.

“It’s been difficult the past few months. I was going to go with the fund but the offer was too low, it’s not enough to cover surgery, I’m quite offended by the offer,” Kaufman instructed The Sun.

“The amount of money the fund had, I don’t believe it was distributed fairly. We’re going to go ahead and go to court,” she stated.

Jeffrey Epstein.
Caroline Kaufman says she is suing Jeffrey Epstein’s property for “money for my surgery but also start a charity and give money to other victims out there.”
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“The jaw issue is caused by an injury in the past, and when I had an encounter with Epstein he pinned me down and went to grab my arm,” Kaufman continued.

“He forced my arm and as he did that he nicked my jaw, it’s the only thing I can think of [which has caused this],” she added. “I didn’t tell anyone at the time because I didn’t want to explain what happened.”

Kaufman stated she has suffered with the jaw problem for years, however claimed that it has just lately worsened and she or he acquired her analysis, including that she is scheduled for surgical procedure this month.

“It’s extremely painful, I’ve been to the emergency room for it, my face is swollen and I’m on medication,” Kaufman instructed The Sun.

“I’ve lost days of work, I ride horses, I feel physically exhausted because of it, and I’ve had difficulty eating,” she stated.

Caroline Kaufman fills a car with gas.
“It’s extremely painful, I’ve been to the emergency room for it, my face is swollen and I’m on medication,” Caroline Kaufman stated of her situation.

“I want to get the money for my surgery but also start a charity and give money to other victims out there,” Kaufman added. “The girls who have come forward have made a difference to my life, without them I thought I’d die without ever telling anybody.”

Kaufman stated she turned a stripper and labored within the porn business after the alleged rape.

“I went through a long period of depression and stopped riding horses. I didn’t think I was good for much, and used for sex,” she stated.

“I went down the wrong path, I started stripping at 18 and I also got into porn, that whole lifestyle has drugs involved and it’s been a hard road of recovery,” Kaufman stated, including that she is “really grateful for my life now and that I have a second chance at everything.”

Kuvin, who additionally represents different alleged victims, instructed The Sun: “Caroline has a really severe medical situation she has needed to maintain, and she or he has a really unsure future in consequence.

“As far as her medical condition is concerned, I would leave medical causation issues up to the physician,” he stated.

“But if there’s clinical support that the type of abuse she suffered at Epstein’s hands could be related to some of the conditions that she has, then obviously we’ll pursue that theory in litigation,” Kuvin stated.

“With her medical problems and complications from that, our goal is to take care of her as well and as long as we possibly can,” he added.

Andrew, 61, turned wrapped up within the Epstein scandal after Virginia Giuffre claimed she was compelled to sleep with the royal when she was 17.

Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein go for a stroll together through New York's Central Park.
Caroline Kaufman alleges was compelled to provide oral intercourse at a celebration attended by Prince Andrew (left, with Jeffrey Epstein), however didn’t accuse the royal of any wrongdoing.
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The scandal led him to step back from his royal duties in November 2019, after a disastrous BBC interview during which he provided a slew of weird claims to defend himself in opposition to Giuffre’s allegations.

Maxwell is being held in Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center on sex-trafficking charges for allegedly procuring underage women for the multimillionaire pedophile, who dedicated suicide in his Manhattan jail cell in 2019 whereas awaiting  trial on sex-trafficking fees.

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