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Jeffrey Epstein: What his accusers had to say when given their moment in court
One by one, the women stood in court, fighting back tears as they described how Jeffrey Epstein coerced and abused them, and - to the end - avoided efforts to bring him to justice.The women would have preferred a trial. But because Epstein, a politically connected multimillionaire, killed himself in federal custody this month, authorities said, they got only this: a three-hour hearing, convened ostensibly so a judge could weigh prosecutors' request to drop the sex-trafficking charges brought against the jet-setting financier.

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