Dozens of new females have occur ahead to accuse millionaire vogue govt Peter Nygard of rape and sexual abuse following a scathing federal lawsuit previous week charged him with drugging and assaulting younger women, in accordance to the lawyers behind the suit.
“We have gained info from about 100 witnesses, which includes dozens of victims, who have appear ahead with further proof relating to alleged rape and sexual abuse,” attorneys for the plaintiffs in the course motion lawsuit claimed on Tuesday.
“The courageous gals who have stepped forward so considerably made the option to hold Nygard accountable for his steps, regardless of his tries to intimidate them into silence,” claimed the joint assertion from lawyers Greg Gutzler and Lisa Haba.
The lawsuit submitted Thursday in Manhattan federal court accused Nygard of luring at the very least 10 deprived teens to his Bahamian mansion with the guarantee of fame and fortune — then raping them and forcing them to interact in wicked fetishes in so-known as “pamper functions.”
While Nygard has previously been accused of sexual misconduct and rape, this grievance alleges he managed to dodge punishment by “resorting to violence, intimidation, bribery, and payoffs” to silence his alleged victims, the go well with states.
Nygard, 77, has denied the allegations.