Style mogul Peter Nygard’s ex-girlfriend lured an aspiring mannequin to his Bahamas compound and compelled her to have intercourse with him, in keeping with a Florida federal lawsuit.
The alleged sufferer, recognized solely as Jane Doe, claims Suelyn Medeiros acted like Nygard’s madam by “recruiting younger ladies for Nygard to rape as a part of his sweeping worldwide intercourse trafficking enterprise,” wrote legal professional Lisa Haba within the go well with filed within the Southern District of Florida.
Nygard, 79, was busted in Canada Tuesday on a Manhattan federal indictment for allegedly sexually assaulting dozens of youth women and girls over many years. Greater than 50 ladies have sued the flamboyant Canadian tycoon for rape and sexual assault — a lot of whom say they had been underage. Two of the businessman’s personal sons accused him of hiring an escort to rape them after they had been underage.
The Florida lawsuit alleges that Medeiros befriended Jane Doe in 2010 when she was simply 18 then enticed her to Nygard’s infamous Bahamas compound to be raped.
Medeiros advised her she needed to have intercourse with the senior citizen however to not fear as it could be “actually quick and straightforward,” the submitting says.
Jane Doe refused, and Medeiros abruptly left the island, abanding the teenager lady.
“Nygard compelled Jane Doe onto his mattress, holding her arms down and ignoring her makes an attempt to inform him ‘no,’” the go well with alleges.
The following morning he gave her $500 as “‘cost’ for the rape,” Haba wrote.
The go well with, which doesn’t hame Nygard as a defendant, alleges that Medeiros trafficked her and different ladies to the Finnish-born designer.
Medeiros was an worker of Nygard Worldwide — the clothes firm headquartered in Occasions Sq. — however she was actually a intercourse employee, the papers allege. “Her job was to have intercourse with Nygard and recruit and lure different younger ladies to have intercourse with (or be raped, sexually assaulted, or sexually battered by) Nygard,” Haba wrote within the grievance.
In alternate for her providers, Medeiros was handsomely rewarded with money, cosmetic surgery, stem cell injections, jewellery and 4 luxurious automobiles together with a DeLorean. The submitting contains photographs of Medeiros blowing kisses from the driving force’s seat of a purple Ferrari.
The papers allege that Medeiros continues to be doing Nygard’s soiled work, serving to him cowl up his alleged sexual crimes that occurred at his palatial properties in California, the Bahamas and Canada.
The go well with is looking for compensatory and punitive damages.
Medeiros’ alleged position in Nygard’s sex-trafficking conspiracy echoes the allegations in opposition to Ghislaine Maxwell, who’s charged with recruiting women and girls to be sexually abused by her and Jeffrey Epstein.
In the same lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal courtroom final month, one other lady, listed solely as Jane Doe, sued expertise agent Jonathan Baram accusing him of intercourse trafficking her to Nygard, who is just not named as a defendant.
Medeiros is a consumer of Baram’s company. She has appeared in quite a few music movies, together with R Kelly’s “I’m a Flirt” and Crimson Sizzling Chili Peppers “Humpde Bump,” in keeping with her bio on Warren & Baram Administration’s Website online.
Medeiros and Baram didn’t instantly return requests for remark.