There is a lot that comes in the case, Jeffrey Epstein together. A rich man who abused underage girls, will bring influential friends, who were the ancestors at least, and a judiciary, the companion of eleven years ago on a scandalous Deal, rather than the offenders permanently behind bars.
Since the weekend, Epstein sits in prison, he was arrested after he was landed with his private jet from Paris. On Monday, the New York Prosecutor's office issued the indictment against him and the case draws circles up to political Washington.
The 66-year-old Financier is alleged to have, between 2002 and 2005, a sex trafficking ring, with which he took dozens of girls miss. He lured them therefore cash in on his estate in Manhattan and in Palm Beach (Florida), where he of massage left, and you passed.
Some of the girls had only been 14 years old. In his mansion in Manhattan, the investigators found in addition to a Safe-Deposit box, which contained, according to attorney Geoffrey Berman photos of Minors Nude. Epstein up to 45 years in prison if convicted. He denies the allegations.
That Epstein was still alive and in freedom, thanks to a Deal his lawyers in 2008 was received with the Prosecutor's office of Florida. This had accused Epstein before, after he had been accused of several young women of sexual abuse. A trial before a Federal court stayed the multi-millionaire but saves. He is well-known in the guilty clients to have with underage prostitutes supplied, and accepted a prison sentence of 13 months. This he was allowed six days of the week in his office to spend in the a Chauffeur brought.
The state attorney's office, which had concluded the Deal at the time, it's Alexander Acosta. Today he sits as a labour Minister in the Cabinet of U.S. President Donald Trump. The newspaper "Miami Herald" had already revealed last year how far I went personally to the Epstein extremely advantageous to negotiate a settlement.
Among other things, he also ensured that Epstein's victims have been informed of the comparison until he was already approved by a judge, which was in breach of the regulations. In the US Department of justice of an investigation that is why. The research of the "Miami Herald" are a reason why the New York office of the public Prosecutor receives the investigation against Epstein again.
Democrats are calling on trump's present Ministers to resign. The Deal with Epstein was "unconscionable," said Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the house of representatives. The comparison had locked the Victims in the legal process: "The President knew when he appointed him in his government."
Trump: "Jeffrey enjoys his social life"
Trump is one of a number of Celebrities, which was one of Epstein to his friends, with whom he celebrated parties – and knew that he was fond of the younger girl. In a portrait of Epstein, which appeared in 2002 in "New York Magazine," said Trump: "I have known Jeff for 15 years. A great guy. It is always very funny with him. It is said even that he would pretty women just as much as I, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it – Jeffrey enjoys his social life."
Good contacts used Epstein, who made his fortune as an investment banker on Wall Street, even to Bill Clinton. The two took off in the 2000s, several trips with Epstein's private jet, which led, among other things, to Africa, where Clinton and his Foundation. The former US President, distanced himself on Monday from Epstein: He knew of the terrible crimes Epstein's nothing. Well Epstein's lawyers, who kept him in 2007 in front of a process are interconnected. They include Kenneth Starr, the former special Prosecutor in the Lewinsky affair, as well as the Harvard Professor Alan Dershowitz.
Even in the media, Epstein had powerful allies. As the journalist Vicky Ward, in 2003, wanted to write in the magazine "Vanity Fair" about abuse allegations against Epstein, she was stopped by editor-in-chief Graydon Carter. "I invest in people," said Epstein, once said in an Interview.
It seems to have paid off – at least until now.
Created: 09.07.2019, 19:45 PM