(CNN)The fourth and closing accuser to win the stand in Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial testified Friday that she turn into once 16 years weak when Maxwell massaged her bare chest at Epstein’s Unique Mexico ranch in 1996.
Annie Farmer, now 42, is the one accuser to testify by her full title in Maxwell’s federal trial in Unique York. Others did so under pseudonyms or their first title only to give protection to their privacy.
Farmer’s allegations are connected to the charges of conspiracy to entice minors to trot back and forth to have interaction in unlawful sex acts, and conspiracy to switch minors with intent to have interaction in prison sexual process. Maxwell, a shut confidant of the billionaire businessman Epstein, faces six counts.
Farmer is identified as “Minor Sufferer-2” within the indictment. It alleges that Farmer traveled to Unique Mexico in 1996 the establish Epstein abused her at his ranch. Maxwell groomed Farmer, giving her an unsolicited rubdown whereas she turn into once topless and engaging Farmer to rubdown Epstein, per the indictment.
Prosecutors moreover whine, in a perjury case severed from this trial, that Maxwell denied ever giving Farmer a rubdown when explicitly asked for the length of a 2016 civil deposition.
Friday is the 10th day of testimony within the case in opposition to Maxwell.
Three accusers beforehand testified they had been sexually abused by Epstein and that Maxwell turn into once enthusiastic.
‘I felt fancy model of frozen’
Prosecutor Lara Pomerantz informed Farmer to trot looking around, “Build you survey anyone in this court who has ever given you a rubdown?”
“Sure,” Farmer said, and described Maxwell seated on the protection desk.
Farmer testified that Maxwell gave her a rubdown at Epstein’s Unique Mexico ranch in 1996, telling her she important Farmer to ride how nice a talented rubdown felt.
“She informed me to win undressed,” Farmer, 16 on the time, recalled.
At some level as she lay on her support, Maxwell pulled the sheet down, exposing her bare breasts and rubbed her chest and upper breast, Farmer testified.
“Once she pulled down the sheet I felt fancy model of frozen,” she testified. “It didn’t invent sense to me that that can perhaps well perhaps happen. I compatible important so badly to win off the desk and luxuriate in this rubdown be done.”
On her remaining day on the ranch Epstein bounded into her guestroom the establish she soundless lay in bed telling her he important to “cuddle.”
“He climbed into bed with me and form of laid within the support of me and reached his fingers around me and fancy pressed his physique into me,” she said.
Feeling unhappy, she made an excuse to face up and doing and went to the lavatory, closing the door within the support of her.
Beforehand within the trial, a woman identified as “Jane” said remaining week that Maxwell continuously joined in on the sexualized massages and a woman identified as “Kate” testified Monday that Maxwell self-discipline up those sexual conferences.
And on Tuesday, a woman who outdated only her first title, Carolyn, testified that Maxwell once touched her breasts, hips and butt and informed her she “had a gargantuan physique for Epstein and his visitors.” She turn into once 14 on the time, she said.
The trial, which began remaining week, has alternated between disturbing testimony from sexual abuse victims and illuminating testimony about a few of Epstein’s connections to excessive-profile figures reminiscent of Donald Trump, Invoice Clinton and Prince Andrew. None are imagined to luxuriate in dedicated wrongdoing in terms of the ongoing trial.
Epstein, who pleaded responsible in 2008 to inform prostitution charges, turn into once indicted on federal sex trafficking charges in July 2019 nonetheless died by suicide in penal complex a month later. Maxwell, his faded female friend, turn into once arrested a 365 days in a while and has pleaded now now not responsible.
In opening statements of her trial, prosecutors said Maxwell and Epstein created a “pyramid plot of abuse” to trap underage girls into sexual relationships with Epstein and pay them bonuses to order varied girls into the fold. Her protection, within the period in-between, said she turn into once a “scapegoat” for Epstein’s actions and attacked the recollections and motivations of the females who order they had been sexually abused.
Fourth accuser learn her diary entries
Farmer testified that she informed her mother within the summer season of 1996 that one thing took self-discipline to her on the Unique Mexico ranch without going into ingredient. “I informed my mother I turn into once now now not raped and I didn’t favor to focus on it,” she testified.
Farmer also said she confided in a boyfriend and spoke to legislation enforcement in 2006.
Farmer first met Epstein over the holidays in 1995 into 1996 via her older sister, who labored for him in Unique York. Epstein paid for her industrial flight there and tickets for the Farmer sisters to survey “Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway, she testified. At some level on that day out Epstein took the sisters to survey a movie, “5 Monkeys,” she recalled.
Farmer learn portions of January 1996 diary entries during which she wrote about Epstein maintaining her hand and “caressing” her foot whereas her sister sat on the change aspect of Epstein within the theater.
She testified that Epstein would cease touching her any time he spoke to her sister as if to cowl it from her.
What looked as if it would be an inner battle unfolded within the journal entry. Farmer wrote that she felt “weird and wonderful” about his conduct nonetheless it completely turn into once potentially “fashioned” and “elegant.”
“I do realize it sounds fancy me attempting to justify him doing one thing weird and wonderful nonetheless it completely is now not basically,” 16-365 days-weak Farmer wrote.
Annie Farmer also wrote that she didn’t list her sister in regards to the incident because her sister “worshiped” Epstein and he or she feared it would upset her or cost her sister her job.
‘I imagined it would be varied’ with Maxwell indicate
Defense attorney Laura Menninger for the length of unfavorable examination many occasions identified that Maxwell turn into once now now not indicate on Farmer’s Unique York day out.
Annie Farmer recalled she wasn’t angry for the Unique Mexico day out in April 1996 thanks to the movie incident with Epstein months earlier.
Nonetheless, gleaming his romantic partner Maxwell would on the day out made her extra happy. “I imagined it would be varied this time because Maxwell turn into once there,” she testified.
Maxwell bought her a cream and Epstein bought her expensive cowboy boots on a day they all went taking a look, she said.
They also went to survey the movie “Primal Dismay” that day, the establish Epstein over again caressed her in a extra “blatant” capacity, apparently making no effort to cowl it from Maxwell, she recalled.
Later that day Maxwell insisted she sigh Farmer pointers on how to rubdown Epstein’s bare feet, Farmer testified.
“She advised me to , pull support his tall toe, rub this fragment of his foot, , and so I did what she informed me,” Farmer said in court docket.
Epstein “groaned” with pleasure as she methodically adopted Maxwell’s lead massaging his feet, she said.
Menninger asked Farmer several questions suggesting to Farmer that she “pieced collectively” the timeline spherical her memory of the Unique Mexico day out by taking a look up when “Primal Dismay” turn into once launched in theaters. Farmer acknowledged doing the learn and said she had already recalled it turn into once the spring of 1996 nonetheless important to be extra correct.
Farmer filed a civil lawsuit in opposition to Maxwell and Epstein in 2019 nonetheless later dropped the trot smartly with as a condition to win $1.5 million for her order with the Epstein Sufferer Compensation Program, she testified.
Farmer has spoken out publicly about Epstein and Maxwell for years. She spoke in birth court docket for the length of both Epstein’s 2019 bail listening to and Maxwell’s bail listening to a 365 days later.
“I turn into once 16 years weak after I had the concern of meeting Jeffrey Epstein here in Unique York,” Farmer said in on the July 2019 listening to. Her direct cracked as Epstein stared at her compatible feet away, his spy unwavering. “He turn into once run with me.”
Farmer known as Maxwell a “sexual predator” for the length of Maxwell’s bail listening to. The “possibility Maxwell poses ought to be taken severely,” Farmer said then.
CNN’s Eric Levenson contributed to this converse.