Most of us have no idea who this guy is….
But for the media?
He became a story with who he used to roll with…..
Bill Clinton ….
The case deals with allegations that Epstein, a 66-year-old hedge fund manager who once hobnobbed with some of the world’s most powerful people, paid the underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and molested them at his homes in Florida and New York, according to an indictment unsealed on Monday.
Epstein “intentionally sought out minors and knew that many of his victims were in fact under the age of 18,” prosecutors said.
He also paid some of his victims to “recruit additional girls to be similarly abused by Epstein,” the indictment says. “In this way, Epstein created a vast network of underage victims for him to sexually exploit in locations including New York and Palm Beach.”
Epstein’s lawyer did not respond to repeated messages seeking comment…..
“The guy is a millionaire or a billionaire. He has unrestrained assets,” he added. “If they let him out on a bond, he may take off, go to a jurisdiction where they don’t have extradition and they may never get him back.”
Epstein’s arrest, first reported by The Daily Beast , came amid increased scrutiny of the 2008 non-prosecution deal that allowed Epstein to plead guilty to lesser state charges while maintaining a jet-set lifestyle, which includes homes in Paris and the U.S. Virgin Islands and a pricy Bentley.
Under the deal, overseen by former Miami U.S. Attorney and current Trump labor secretary Alexander Acosta, Epstein avoided a possible life sentence and served 13 months in jail after pleading guilty to Florida charges of soliciting and procuring a person under age 18 for prostitution…..