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CrimeAccusers speak out after Jeffrey Epstein charged and jailed

22:37  09 july  2019
22:37  09 july  2019 Source:   cbsnews.com

Jeffrey Epstein, Billionaire Long Accused of Molesting Minors, Is Charged

Jeffrey Epstein, Billionaire Long Accused of Molesting Minors, Is Charged Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire New York financier long accused of molesting dozens of young girls, has been charged by federal prosecutors with sex trafficking, a person with knowledge of the case said on Saturday night. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Mr. Epstein had avoided federal criminal charges in 2007 and 2008 in a widely criticized plea deal after he was accused of paying dozens of underage girls for sexual massages in Florida.

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls more than a decade after he secretly cut a Now some of his alleged victims are speaking out . Sarah Ransome claimed she was recruited and trafficked for sex by Epstein in 2006 and 2007, the

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Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls more than a decade after he secretly cut a deal with federal prosecutors to avoid nearly identical allegations. Now some of his alleged victims are speaking out.

Sarah Ransome claimed she was recruited and trafficked for sex by Epstein in 2006 and 2007, the Miami Herald reported.  On Monday, Ransome said she's encouraged Epstein has been charged in New York.

"The news of my abuser's arrest today is a step in the right direction to finally hold Epstein accountable for his crimes and restore my faith that power and money can't triumph over justice," Ransome said.

Bill Clinton 'knows nothing' about financier Jeffrey Epstein's 'terrible crimes,' former president's spokesman says

Bill Clinton 'knows nothing' about financier Jeffrey Epstein's 'terrible crimes,' former president's spokesman says Bill Clinton "knows nothing" about the "terrible crimes" linked to Jeffrey Epstein, the former president's spokesman said Monday, in Clinton's first statement after new sex-trafficking charges were lobbed against the wealthy financier. "In 2002 and 2003, President Clinton took a total of four trips on Jeffrey Epstein’s airplane: one to Europe, one to Asia, and two to Africa, which included stops in connection with the work of the Clinton Foundation," the statement said. "Staff, supporters of the foundation, and his Secret Service detail traveled on every leg of every trip.

Some of Jeffrey Epstein 's accusers say they're encouraged he's been charged with sex trafficking. Epstein 's lawyers contend the charges involve allegations that arose in a Florida case more than a Jeffrey Epstein has been ordered jailed at least until a bail hearing Thursday after he pleaded not

Some of Jeffrey Epstein 's accusers say they're encouraged he's been charged with sex trafficking. After a discussion among prosecutors and defense lawyers, Epstein 's bail hearing was moved from They want him jailed until trial. The 66-year-old Epstein is accused of creating and maintaining a

Virginia Giuffre claimed Epstein forced her to have sex with his attorney, Alan Dershowitz, and others beginning when she was 16. Giuffre, who is suing Dershowitz for defamation, praised federal prosecutors in New York for showing the case is "being taken in a serious way."

In an interview with the Miami Herald for their investigation into dozens of allegations against Epstein, Giuffre said, "You know, before you  know it, I'm being lent out to politicians and to academics and to people that – royalty and people that you just, you would never think 'How did you get into that position of power in the first place?'"

Attorney David Boies, who represents three of Epstein's alleged victims, said the accusers "hope that Mr. Epstein and people who worked with him and enabled him are finally brought to justice, and this looks like an important first step in having that happen."

Jeffrey Epstein's legal woes pile up amid new charges

Jeffrey Epstein's legal woes pile up amid new charges FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein is entangled in two legal fights that span the East Coast, challenging his underage sexual abuse victims in a Florida court hours after he was indicted on sex trafficking charges in a closely related case in New York. The timing of the New York indictment against Epstein was unexpected, coming as a Florida judge mulled what to do about the government's violation of the Crime Victims' Rights Act in his original plea deal. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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Some of Jeffrey Epstein ’s accusers say they’re encouraged he’s been charged with sex trafficking. After a discussion among prosecutors and defense lawyers, Epstein ’s bail hearing was moved Epstein arrived at court Monday afternoon in a blue jail uniform. The 66-year-old Epstein is

The 66-year-old Epstein pleaded not guilty Monday in his first court appearance following his weekend arrest. He was ordered to remain in jail at least until his July 15 bail hearing. CBS News correspondent Mola Lenghi reports that New York officials believe his extraordinary wealth, access to private jets, and lack of family ties make him an extreme flight risk.

Epstein's lawyers contend the charges involve allegations that arose in a Florida case more than a decade ago. Epstein struck a secret deal to avoid significant punishment in that case.

The indictment claims Epstein knew some of the girls he allegedly preyed on were just 14 years old. In some cases, prosecutors say he used the victims to recruit more young women and grow his alleged network of sex abuse.

Over the years, Epstein's established relationships included President Trump and former President Bill Clinton, who rode Epstein's private jet in the early 2000s. Clinton's spokesman said the trips were related to work with the Clinton Foundation, adding:  "President Clinton knows nothing about the terrible crimes Jeffrey Epstein pleaded guilty to in Florida some years ago, or those with which he has been recently charged in New York."

Jailed financier Epstein seeks to be released under house arrest

Jailed financier Epstein seeks to be released under house arrest American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls. In a filing in federal court in Manhattan, Epstein's lawyers argued that home confinement, along with electronic monitoring, surveillance and a bond secured by a mortgage on his $77 million Manhattan mansion would be enough to ensure that he does not flee the country.

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American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision at a hearing in federal court in Manhattan, rejecting Epstein's request to stay under house arrest in his New York mansion valued at $77 million. Epstein has pleaded not guilty. The money manager's social circle over the years has included Donald Trump before he became U.S. president, former President Bill Clinton and Britain's Prince Andrew.

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