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Three more women sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday, saying they were sexually abused by the financier both before and after the controversial deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes in 2007.Prince Andrew urged to tell all he knows about Jeffrey Epstein Read more The new lawsuits, filed in Manhattan federal court, bring the number of civil cases against Epstein’s estate since his death in jail on 10 August to at least five.Epstein was arrested on 6 July and pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of girls as young as 14. He died in his cell at the New York Metropolitan correctional center (MCC), aged 66. An autopsy report released last Friday concluded that he hanged himself.Two days before that, in a development first reported by the New York Post on Monday, Epstein signed a will placing his property, worth more than $577m, in a trust.Prosecutors have moved to dismiss the criminal indictment against Epstein but they have also said they are considering charging others with facilitating his alleged abuse of dozens of girls.Intense media speculation continues to surround the whereabouts of Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who was closely connected to Epstein. On Monday the Daily Mail reported that a picture of Maxwell in Los Angeles published last week may have been staged. Maxwell, who denies wrongdoing, is believed to be in Massachusetts.Epstein, a hedge fund manager, was friends with the rich and famous, and owned a Caribbean island, homes in Paris and New York, a New Mexico ranch and a fleet of high-price cars.The registered sex offender socialised with Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Prince Andrew and a host of other famous and powerful men. The prince is also at the centre of intense speculation, after the Mail published a video of him at Epstein’s Manhattan home in 2010.On Monday Brad Edwards, a lawyer for Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre, who claims she was made to have sex with the prince, told the Guardian: “I look forward to coordinating a formal deposition where [Andrew] will be given the opportunity to tell us everything he knows. We would like to do this as soon as possible, at his convenience, and again we are very appreciative of his willingness to help.”In a statement on Sunday, Buckingham Palace said Andrew was “appalled by the recent reports...

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