Tag: sex abuse

It’s the Refund to Ignition: Woman Who Paid $100,000 for R. Kelly’s Bond Wants Her Money Back

R. Kelly (R) leaves the Leighton Criminal Courts Building following a hearing on June 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Imagine treating a donation to an alleged pedophile/ephebophile like an incorrect Postmates order. Well, imagine not, as one woman is actually hoping to get a refund for her charity in connection […]

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Epstein’s Victims Just Lost Their Battle to Get the Government to Pay for His Cushy Plea Deal

Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers were just dealt another setback — this time from the federal government. Epstein’s alleged victims had hoped to win compensation from the federal government, arguing their rights were violated by a cushy plea agreement in 2007 that allowed the convicted pedophile to avoid serious consequences for allegations of child sex trafficking. But […]

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New Accuser Says Epstein Raped Her After She Told Him She Was a Virgin

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Three new accusers have sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein alleging that he abused them with sex toys and forced them to engage in other sex acts, according to court documents reviewed by multiple outlets. One woman said she was forced to […]

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A Tidal Wave of Sex Abuse Lawsuits Is About to Hit New York’s Catholic Churches and Boy Scouts

An unprecedented wave of lawsuits from sex abuse survivors is expected to flood New York courthouses on Wednesday, when the state hands survivors a one-time-only opportunity to sue their attackers — no matter how long ago the abuse took place. Only a handful of states have ever opened up so-called “lookback windows,” which temporarily suspend […]

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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Sex-Related Felony Charges

Singer R. Kelly arrives at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on June 06, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty Images) Robert “R.” Kelly appeared at a brief hearing at Cook County Court in Chicago on Thursday for an arraignment regarding the 11 additional sex-related felony charges against him. The 52-year-old artist pleaded not guilty […]

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Rated X: R. Kelly Hit With 11 New Sex Assault Charges

R. Kelly (center) appears in court in Chicago May 7, 2019, on sex assault charges he faces. On May 30, 2019, prosecutors hit the singer with a whole new slate of sex abuse charges. Photo: E. Jason Wambsgans-Pool (Getty) The R is facing an X rating when it comes to a slew of new sex […]

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