Dershowitz has written because he was an “acquaintance, ” Bruck writes that he hesitated to defend Epstein. He told the newest Yorker reporter that Epstein had misrepresented the allegations that“they slipped through the cracks—they presented fake I.D. ” against him, telling Dershowitz that “there were only half a dozen accusers who were under the age” and
“once I later discovered the level for this, I happened to be shocked, ” he told Bruck.
But one girl, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, states she ended up being trafficked by Epstein to Dershowitz. Giuffre told Bruck that she started visiting Epstein’s Palm Beach mansion in 2000, when she wasn't quite seventeen. She ended up being likely to have sexual intercourse with Epstein numerous times a time, she stated, and she penned in court papers that she had been “required to be intimately exploited by Defendant’s adult male peers. ” That included Dershowitz. Giuffre “asserted that she’d had intercourse with Dershowitz at the very least six times, in Epstein’s residences that are various on their area, in an automobile, as well as on their plane, ” Bruck writes.
Dershowitz denied Giuffre’s claims, calling her a “prostitute” and a mother that is“bad to her kids, Bruck writes. Dershowitz additionally denied her claims to Vox.
Giuffre is now suing Dershowitz for defamation.
Meanwhile, an other woman, Sarah Ransome, claims in court papers that she additionally had sex with Dershowitz at Epstein’s behest, though she was at her twenties at that time. Dershowitz claims he never ever came across her.
In accordance with Bruck, Ransome additionally advised towards the nyc Post in 2016 herself having sex with prominent men, including Bill Clinton and Donald Trump that she had tapes of.