AT least 14 more women, some of them underage, have come ­forward claiming to be victims of billionaire alleged sex ­trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.

Epstein, 66, was arrested last Saturday and is facing up to 45 years in jail for allegedly abusing “dozens” of victims, some as young as 14.

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At least 14 more women, some underage, have come ­forward claiming to be victims of billionaire alleged sex ­trafficker Jeffrey Epstein[/caption]

US prosecutors say they found “an extraordinary” number of snaps of nude and partially nude young women at his mansion.

Lawyers said other women claiming to be victims of his alleged trafficking scheme had come forward after an appeal by prosecutors.

Attorney Jack Scarola said some were underage during their alleged encounters with the financier in New York and Florida.

Epstein, a former friend of Prince Andrew, has been refused bail.

His lawyers put up his £61million Manhattan mansion and private jet as surety but prosecutors claimed he was likely to try to flee.

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L-R: Donald Trump with is future wife Melania Knauss, Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell at the Mar-a-Lago club in Florida in 2000
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In this courtroom artist’s sketch, Jeffrey Epstein, centre, sits with attorneys Martin Weinberg, left, and Marc Fernich during his arraignment in New York federal court
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Meanwhile, President Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alex Acosta, resigned as the Epstein scandal deepened.

Acosta negotiated a “sweetheart” plea deal to jail Epstein in 2008 on prostitution charges.

It later emerged that the deal was weighted towards Epstein.


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