The name of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein is seen on a blow-up of a 1997 Santa Monica Police Department report at a news conference with model Alicia Arden, who claims Epstein victimised her [Chris Pizzello/AP Photo]

The judge presiding over the criminal case against a British socialite charged with recruiting teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse said on Friday her attorneys are not permitted to publicly identify accusers even if they have spoken in a public forum.

“Not all accusations or public statements are equal,” US District Judge Alison J Nathan wrote in her ruling in the case facing Ghislaine Maxwell.

“Deciding to participate in or contribute to a criminal investigation or prosecution is a far different matter than

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