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Lady, 21, who was raped by Indonesian Carnival Cruise crew member is awarded $10.2 million

A Washington girl has been awarded $10.2 million by a federal courtroom in Miami after she was compelled right into a closet and raped by a Carnival Cruise crew member.

Her attacker, Fredy Anggara, has by no means even been arrested for the assault, which befell on Dec. 2, 2018.

The girl, who was 21 on the time of the assault, had been travelling on the Carnival Miracle boat with a buddy and her household on a spherical journey from Tampa, Florida, stopping at  Grand Cayman, Isla Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel.

A jury within the District Court docket for the Southern District of Florida discovered Carnival accountable for damages to the plaintiff for false imprisonment and rape by a crew member.

Court docket information present Carnival was additionally discovered to not be negligent and that Anggara did not deliberately inflict emotional misery on the girl, known as Jane Doe.

In an announcement to, Jane Doe stated: ‘The jury didn’t simply validate me, however they validated different sexual assault survivors. That makes me so grateful.’ 

Doe, from Washington, filed a criticism in opposition to Carnival Cruise Line in November 2019, nearly a 12 months after the incident befell.

The criticism did not title Anggara, who’s from Indonesia, as a defendant within the lawsuit, with the incident going down on the final night time of the cruise.

Fredy Anggara, pictured, was by no means arrested or charged over the incident on the boat. The sufferer was interviewed by the FBI who didn’t take issues additional

Footage released during discovery shows Anggara following Jane Doe on the deck of the ship before he forced her into a storage closet and raped her

Footage launched throughout discovery exhibits Anggara following Jane Doe on the deck of the ship earlier than he compelled her right into a storage closet and raped her

Carnival Cruise Line have said they'll appeal the decision by a jury to award the woman $10.2 million dollars after she was raped by a crew member on board the ship

Carnival Cruise Line have stated they will attraction the choice by a jury to award the girl $10.2 million {dollars} after she was raped by a crew member on board the ship

After eating with a buddy and two different passengers, Doe, who was on her first cruise, reportedly turned extremely intoxicated, based on her lawyer Daniel Courtney.

Court docket paperwork present Doe additionally slipped and hit her head on the ship’s pool deck shortly earlier than she encountered Anggara, who was 27 on the time of the assault.

She went up a stairwell, Anggara adopted and lured her right into a upkeep closet, the place he proceeded to rape her whereas preserving the door locked.

He unlocked the door after the incident, with Doe working to her room earlier than being adopted by her attacker asking her to let him into her room.

She refused, having access to her room, and bursting into tears whereas telling her buddy what occurred earlier than they reported the incident.

Doe then began hyperventilating however managed to find different workers of Carnival Cruise to report the incident.

Workers on board the ship took her to the medical facility the place she was handled with a rape package and given medicine to combat any ailments she might have been subjected to through the assault.

Court docket paperwork declare she was then subjected to ‘humiliation’ as she was compelled to stroll by different passengers sporting only a T-shirt as she was not supplied recent garments. 

Anggara informed Carnival in a written assertion that Doe selected to go contained in the closet and have interaction in sexual relations with him.

Following the assault FBI brokers got here aboard the ship and interviewed Jane Doe, who gave an announcement whereas being recorded by Carnival.

Carnival Cruise Line declare the incident between Doe and Anggara was consensual and confirmed they plan to attraction the courtroom’s choice.

They added that Anggara was fired instantly, as the corporate has a zero-tolerance coverage for crew having a relationship with a visitor. 

The jury particularly didn’t discover Carnival in any manner negligent,’ the corporate stated in an announcement to

‘The crewmember admitted that he had a consensual sexual encounter with the visitor which is per an investigation by the FBI that concluded the encounter was consensual. 

Daniel Courtney, who represents Jane Doe, said he was 'grateful' his client was able to experience a fair trial. She had been on her first cruise trip with a friend and family when she was attacked

Daniel Courtney, who represents Jane Doe, stated he was ‘grateful’ his consumer was capable of expertise a good trial. She had been on her first cruise journey with a buddy and household when she was attacked

Court documents claim that after seeking medical attention, Jane Doe was subjected to ‘humiliation’, and was forced to walk through other passengers wearing just a T-shirt as she was not provided with fresh clothes

Court docket paperwork declare that after in search of medical consideration, Jane Doe was subjected to ‘humiliation’, and was compelled to stroll by different passengers sporting only a T-shirt as she was not supplied with recent garments

‘Carnival denied the allegations based mostly on its investigation and that of legislation enforcement and continues to consider that the encounter was consensual.

‘Previous to the beginning of trial, the courtroom made a pre-trial ruling wherein it discovered that the crewmember falsely imprisoned the visitor in a room the place the consensual act befell, based mostly on the dearth of proof from the crewmember to contradict the plaintiff’s assertions. 

‘The security and safety of Carnival visitors is paramount. Carnival intends to attraction this choice and is upset with the jury’s verdict which it believes was the results of confusion over the pre-trial ruling of false imprisonment.’

Daniel Courtney, who represents Jane Doe, claims that the FBI informed his consumer that the matter was ‘he stated, she stated’ regardless of Anggara admitting to ‘penetration’

He stated: ‘I’m so grateful my consumer was capable of expertise a well-run, orderly, and honest trial, regardless of Carnival’s finest efforts to poison the jury with inappropriate feedback all through the proceedings.

‘We absolutely anticipate Carnival to attraction as they’ve by no means accomplished the fitting factor relating to my courageous consumer.’

Courtney added that Anggara wasn’t arrested after the incident befell and it is unclear the place he’s at the moment.

Previous to the trial the courtroom discovered that Doe had already confirmed her false imprisonment declare.

In an opinion, the courtroom dominated: ‘There isn’t a proof that the jury might depend on to reject Doe’s undisputed recollection that sooner or later contained in the closet Mr. Anggara didn’t let her exit the closet after she sought to take action.

‘For that time period, Plaintiff’s declare for false imprisonment has been established as a matter of legislation.’

The FBI didn’t instantly reply to’s request for touch upon the incident.  



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