Who was Jeffrey Epstein, and what’s the impact of his death?

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide on Saturday angered some of his accusers, cutting short a criminal prosecution that could have pulled back the curtain on the inner workings of the high-flying financier with connections to celebrities and presidents. His death sparked questions about whether the alleged victims will have a full chance […]

Defense lawyers seek detention at home for Jeffrey Epstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers, seeking bail for their client, said Thursday that he had long lived with the fear that federal prosecutors might pursue sexual abuse charges against him again — and yet had never sought to flee the country. Epstein , 66, was arrested Saturday night in New Jersey as […]

US: Once-secret Jeffrey Epstein sex offender deal must stand

MIAMI (AP) — A once-secret plea deal reached a decade ago with wealthy convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein must stand, despite objections from many of his victims who were teenagers at the time, federal prosecutors said in a new court filing. Prosecutors said a violation of the Crime Victims’ Rights Act does not allow for […]

Woman says Jeffrey Epstein raped her when she was 15

NEW YORK (AP) — A new accuser of Jeffrey Epstein said Wednesday that the wealthy financier raped her in his New York mansion when she was 15. Jennifer Araoz filed court papers seeking information from Epstein in preparation for suing him, and she aired her allegations on NBC’s “Today” show , though she said she […]

The Latest: Epstein jail guards plead not guilty

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on charges against two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself (all times local): 4 p.m. Two jail guards charged with falsifying prison records the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself have pleaded not guilty. A grand jury indictment made public Tuesday accused guards Tova […]

The Latest: Labor secretary defends Epstein plea deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in the sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The former Palm Beach County state attorney is disputing Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s account of why he signed off on a secret sex trafficking plea deal involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein. Acosta insisted Wednesday […]

Lawyer: Frenchman with ties to Epstein will talk

PARIS (AP) — A lawyer says French modeling agent Jean-Luc Brunel, once a frequent companion of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, is available to talk to judicial officials. Brunel’s lawyer, Corinne Dreyfus-Schmidt, said Monday that her client has notified the Paris prosecutor’s office that he’s at the disposition of judicial officials. He did so before […]

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