Jeffrey Epstein attends Launch of RADAR MAGAZINE at Resort QT on May 18, 2005.
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Accused little one intercourse trafficker Jeffrey Epstein is price greater than $500 million, federal prosecutors stated Friday in a courtroom submitting that urged a decide to disclaim his bid to be launched on bail.
Prosecutors additionally accused Epstein of “paying significant amounts of money to influence individuals who were close to him during the time period charged in this case and who might be witnesses against him at a trial.”
Two days after the Miami Herald started publishing tales in November about Epstein he allegedly wired $100,000 to a belief account managed by an individual named as a doable co-conspirator in a non-prosecution settlement he had signed with federal prosecutors in 2007, the submitting stated Friday.
“The same records appear to show that just three days after that, on or about December 3, 2018, the defendant wired $250,000 from the same trust account to another individual named as a possible co-conspirator in the [non-prosecution agreement]and also identified as one of the defendant’s employees in the Indictment,” prosecutors wrote.
Prosecutors stated of their submitting that Epstein, 66, earns greater than $10 million in revenue yearly.
The submitting in U.S. District Courtroom in Manhattan got here a day after Epstein’s attorneys urged a decide in their very own submitting to launch him on a private recognizance bond that might be secured by a mortgage on his Higher East Aspect townshouse, which is price upwards of $77 million.
Prosecutors referred to as Epstein — who had been pals with presidents Donald Trump and Invoice Clinton — “a serial sexual predator who is charged with abusing underage girls for years.”
Epstein is charged with intercourse trafficking in an indictment that claims he sexually abused dozens of feminine minors, some as younger as 14 years outdated, from 2002 by 2005.
He has pleaded not responsible within the case. A detention listening to is scheduled for Epstein on Monday.
He at the moment is being held in a federal jail in decrease Manhattan.
Learn prosecutors’ submitting about Jeffrey Epstein right here.
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