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CrimeEpstein accuser named former governor, senator in testimony: prosecutors

03:25  10 august  2019
03:25  10 august  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Jeffrey Epstein: Florida governor directs state law enforcement to take over investigation

Jeffrey Epstein: Florida governor directs state law enforcement to take over investigation Gov. Ron DeSantis has directed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to take over a criminal investigation into the case of multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who pleaded guilty 11 years ago to state prostitution charges and split his short sentence between jail and work release. Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw requested the state take over the criminal inquiry and said his office will continue to handle an internal review of how his deputies handled the detention of Epstein, who now faces federal charges of conspiracy of sex trafficking.

Former Governor David Paterson said: "For the families and friends that have lost a loved one to an I applaud Governor Cuomo’s appointment of the attorney general as a special prosecutor in cases of Senator Gustavo Rivera said: "This executive order is a positive step in light of the failure of the

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A woman testified that Jeffrey Epstein sent her to have sex while she was underage with former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) and former Sen. George Mitchell (D-Maine), allegations the two men deny.

Epstein accuser named former governor, senator in testimony: prosecutors© Getty Images Epstein accuser named former governor, senator in testimony: prosecutors

According to court documents made public Friday, Virginia Giuffre testified in 2016 she was also sent to have sex with asset manager Glenn Dubin, modeling executive Jean Luc Brunel and the late MIT scientist Marvin Minsky, expanding on past claims that she was used as a "sex slave" for Epstein from 2000 to 2002.

Epstein, a former financier and convicted sex offender, faces new federal charges of sex trafficking minors, to which he has pleaded not guilty.

Epstein’s Victims Will Pursue Civil Cases Against His Estate

Epstein’s Victims Will Pursue Civil Cases Against His Estate Jeffrey Epstein is dead in an apparent suicide, but the women who say he sexually abused them plan to seek justice by suing his estate and helping any prosecutions of his enablers, according to lawyers and one of the women. © Photographer: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images A protest group holds up signs of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the Federal courthouse in New York on July 8, 2019. Epstein, a financier accused of sex trafficking and conspiracy, was found dead Saturday morning in his jail cell in lower Manhattan.

Jeffrey Edward Epstein (born January 20, 1953) is a convicted sex offender and financier. Epstein began his career in finance at the investment bank Bear Stearns, before forming his own firm

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Though none of the men named in the documents released Friday have been charged, they are additions to a growing list of high-profile figures with alleged associations with Epstein.

In separate statements to Bloomberg, Richardson said he'd never met Giuffre, calling her allegations "completely false" and saying he'd never seen Epstein with underage girls, and Mitchell said he'd never had any contact with Giuffre and was also unaware of Epstein's accused illicit activities.

Giuffre first filed a suit in 2015 that Epstein began abusing her in 2000 when she was 16 years old and that she was recruited by Ghislaine Maxwell, his friend.

A judge sealed about 2,000 pages of documents when the case was settled, but an appeals court upheld its earlier ruling to unseal the pages Friday.

How Jeffrey Epstein's alleged victims can still seek justice

How Jeffrey Epstein's alleged victims can still seek justice The Justice Department is investigating how the disgraced financier died in custody over the weekend and why no one prevented it

Florida Senator Lauren Book was threatened for demanding an investigation. A lawyer who represented three of Jeffrey Epstein ’s accusers more than a decade ago suggested that Epstein ’s injuries may have Bradshaw himself reiterated that promise in a letter to Florida Governor DeSantis.

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"They instructed me to go to George Mitchell, Jean Luc Brunel, Bill Richardson, another prince that I don't know his name," Giuffre said in the testimony. "A guy that owns a hotel, a really large hotel chain, I can't remember which hotel it was."

"There was, you know, another foreign president, I can't remember his name," she added. "There's a whole bunch of them that I just - it's hard for me to remember all of them."

Epstein served 13 months in jail about 10 years ago after reaching a deal with prosecutors that has been panned as too lenient. He was arrested in July and charged with trafficking underage girls from 2002 to 2005. Maxwell denies that she was involved in Epstein's activities.

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers say victims' claims died with him.
 Jeffrey Epstein can't speak from the grave concerning a lawsuit by his sexual abuse victims, attorneys argued Thursday. Epstein's lawyers had argued that victims' claims were moot after his death. 

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