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E Jean Carroll files new suit against Trump as New York sexual abuse law takes effect

Added 11-24-22 03:09:02pm EST - “JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank also face lawsuits in connection with Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking” - Theguardian.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theguardian.com: “E Jean Carroll files new suit against Trump as New York sexual abuse law takes effect”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank also face lawsuits in connection with Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking

A New York law that temporarily allows adult survivors of sexual abuse to sue their abusers beyond the statute of limitations for civil claims came into effect on Thursday – and with it, the first of what could be hundreds of new legal actions.

Among the first claims filed under the Adult Survivors Act (ASA), signed into law in May by Governor Kathy Hochul, is that of E Jean Carroll, a writer who accused Donald Trump of rape. Carroll filed an upgraded lawsuit against Trump minutes after the new state law took effect.

Claims were also brought against JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank by lawyers acting for unnamed individuals who accuse the banks of turning a blind eye to alleged sex trafficking by the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in order to “churn profits”.

The lawsuits, filed separately in a New York court, allege the banks “knowingly benefited and received things of value for assisting, supporting, facilitating, and otherwise providing the most critical service for the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking organization”.

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