A disgraced New York financier accused of drug raping and utilizing a 14-year-old lady has been slapped with a brand new 75-count cost, which incorporates the alleged abuse of three different victims.
Michael Olson, 55, was initially charged with a 17-count cost after the 14-year-old lady he claimed to have been with overdosed on cocaine, ketamine and Xanax in a Midtown Manhattan resort room.
The new indictment contains allegations that Olson continued to contact underage women on-line after she was launched on $1 million bail and positioned beneath digital surveillance, in response to Assistant District Attorney John Fuller.
He has additionally been charged with promoting medicine to a different little one, aggravated patronizing a minor for prostitution and endangering a toddler’s welfare.
Disgraced New York financier, Michael Olson, 55, who was accused of raping and drugging a 14-year-old lady, has been slapped with a brand new 75-count cost
He was slapped with 32 felonies for possessing a toddler sexual efficiency after allegedly discovered “graphic and lewd images” on his digital units.
“These 32 (counts) represent some of the most graphic and lewd images he owned,” Fuller stated.
Judge Ann Scherzer issued 4 orders “to remain sealed” to guard the identities of Olson’s alleged victims.
‘You will see the names, and with regard to those persons – you are not to have any contact with them. None,” she told Olson in court on Tuesday, according to the New York Post.
Prosecutors recommended that Olson receive a 25-year prison sentence and be forced to register as a sex offender, the outlet reported.
The 55-year-old’s lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, stated they have been “blindsided” by the brand new cost, together with the extra victims.
“There are no allegations of further sexual contact with new victims,” stated Lichtman.
“I understand where the offer is coming from, but for a 55-year-old defendant, 25 years might as well be 1,000 years,” he added.
The new indictment contains allegations that Olson continued to contact underage women on-line after she was launched on $1 million bail and positioned beneath digital surveillance
The 55-year-old’s lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, stated they have been ‘blindsided’ by the brand new indictment that features the extra victims
The prosecutor accused Olson of concentrating on younger Asian women Instagram by attacking those that submit about not with the ability to pay for garments or about self-harm.
According to police, Olson saved a screenshot of the New York City public faculty calendar on his telephone.
There have been additionally reportedly data of NYC elementary and center faculty pickups and drop-offs.
According to the New York district legal professional, Olson discovered the 14-year-old lady’s Instagram profile in December 2022 and responded to a submit she posted about garments being overpriced.
They declare that he despatched her a present card for garments and began paying her to spend time with him.
Prosecutors allege Olson repeatedly raped the lady over the subsequent six months and paid her $700 every week to have interaction in sexual conduct with him at resorts in Manhattan and Queens.
Prosecutors say he stored a spreadsheet detailing the medicine he gave and messages to younger women.
The lady he was allegedly discovered with on the resort had additionally traveled with him, to Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Miami.
Prosecutors alleged that he pretended to be his daughter in the course of the journeys to keep away from suspicion.
Olson, pictured right here at a listening to earlier this month, allegedly paid the teenager $700 every week to have interaction in sexual conduct with him at resorts in Manhattan and Queens
Earlier this month, he was taken to court docket and denied bail, which reportedly left him ‘very upset’
In May, EMTs have been known as to a resort room the place the kid had overdosed and located the lady and Olson current with sedatives.
Olson was arrested however launched after posting $1 million bail whereas the lady was taken to hospital the place she recovered from the non-fatal overdose.
Once he was launched, police stated he continued to focus on younger women on social media.
In an announcement beforehand given to DailyMail.com, a spokesperson for Dwight Mortgage Trust – the corporate he labored for – beforehand confirmed that he had been fired.
“We became aware of the serious criminal allegations against one of our employees, Michael Olson, and immediately upon learning of these allegations, he was fired.
“The allegations are horrific and our hearts go out to the victims and their families. We will cooperate fully with any police request regarding Mr. Olson.”
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg continued the investigation of Olson, even asking different victims to return ahead.
A neighbor advised the New York Post that he “often showed up with an 11 or 12 year old kid who was always alone in the hallway.”
He is due again in court docket on September 5.