A lawsuit names Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell -- and alleges actions sinister even by his standards
Ghislaine Maxwell at the 4th Annual WIE Symposium in 2013 in New York City. - Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images/New York Daily News/TNS

MIAMI — In early 2008, as financier Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers were waging what would become a successful campaign to get the Justice Department to drop its sex trafficking case against their client, Epstein and his purported madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, were allegedly raping a 26-year-old South Florida real estate broker who claims in a lawsuit filed last week that Epstein trafficked her to other men, including a local judge. The story stands out among a number of civil claims that have been filed in recent months against the late financier’s estate and his co-executors, Darren Indyke and Richard...