WINNIPEG – Canadian trend mogul Peter Nygard has requested bail, two weeks after his arrest in Winnipeg underneath the Extradition Act following his indictment in the US on costs that he used his affect to visitors girls and women with sexual functions.
The bail request was filed Thursday and shall be heard within the Manitoba Queen’s Court docket Court docket at 10 a.m. on January 6, 2021.
He faces 9 counts within the Southern District of New York, together with racketeering conspiracy, intercourse trafficking of a minor, conspiracy to commit intercourse trafficking, and two counts of transportation for the aim of prostitution.
Nygard, 79, resigned from his firm in February after the FBI and New York Metropolis police raided his New York headquarters.
He has been indicted by 57 girls in a category motion lawsuit for rape, sexual assault and human trafficking, which was suspended this summer time, and two of Nygard’s kids filed a separate lawsuit towards their father alleging they have been legally raped at his route after they have been youngsters.
Via a consultant, Nygard has denied the claims in each lawsuits.