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Taco John 07:10 PM 07-06-2019
Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Sex Trafficking of Minors: Sources
Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly arrested on Saturday and will appear in New York court on Monday to be charged with sex trafficking, according to multiple law enforcement sources

Pervaiz Shallwani,
Kate Briquelet,
Harry Siegel
Updated 07.06.19 9:01PM ET / Published 07.06.19 7:53PM ET

Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was arrested for allegedly sex trafficking dozens of minors in New York and Florida between 2002 and 2005, and will appear in court in New York on Monday, according to three law enforcement sources. The arrest, by the FBI-NYPD Crimes Against Children Task Force, comes about 12 years after the 66-year-old financier essentially got a slap on the wrist for allegedly molesting dozens of underage girls in Florida.

For more than a decade, Epstein’s alleged abuse of minors has been the subject of lawsuits brought by victims, investigations by local and federal authorities, and exposés in the press. But despite the attention cast on his alleged sex crimes, the hedge-funder has managed to avoid any meaningful jail time, let alone federal charges.

The new indictment—which, according to two sources, will be unsealed Monday in Manhattan federal court—will reportedly allege that Epstein sexually exploited dozens of underage girls in a now-familiar scheme: paying them cash for "massages" and then molesting or sexually abusing them in his Upper East Side mansion or his palatial residence in Palm Beach. Epstein will be charged with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors—which could put him away for a maximum of 45 years. The case is being handled by the Public Corruption Unit of the Southern District of New York, with assistance from the district's human-trafficking officials and the FBI.

Several of the billionaire's employees and associates allegedly recruited the girls for Epstein's abuse, and some victims eventually became recruiters themselves, according to law enforcement. The girls were as young as 14, and Epstein knew they were underage, according to details of the arrest and indictment shared by two officials.

Epstein's attorney Martin Weinberg declined to comment when reached by The Daily Beast on Saturday night. The SDNY also declined to comment.

“It’s been a long time coming—it’s been too long coming,” said attorney David Boies, who represents Epstein accusers Virginia Roberts Giuffre and Sarah Ransome. “It is an important step towards getting justice for the many victims of Mr. Epstein’s sex trafficking enterprise.

“We hope that prosecutors will not stop with Mr. Epstein because there were many other people who participated with him and made the sex trafficking possible," he told The Daily Beast.

In an era where #MeToo has toppled powerful men, Epstein’s name was largely absent from the national conversation, until the Miami Herald published a three-part series on how his wealth, power and influence shielded him from federal prosecution. For years, The Daily Beast has reported on Epstein’s alleged abuse, and his easy jail sentence and soft treatment by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, which ultimately scrapped a 53-page indictment against Epstein. An earlier version of Epstein’s plea deal included a 10-year federal sentence—before his star-studded lawyers threatened to go to trial in a case prosecutors feared was unwinnable, in part because Epstein’s team dredged up dirt on the victims, including social media posts indicating drug use.

Meanwhile, the financier flitted among his homes in Palm Beach, New York City, and the Virgin Islands, as well as his secluded Zorro Ranch in Stanley, New Mexico, transporting young women on his private jet to facilitate the sexual abuse that’s gone unchecked by authorities, his alleged victims say.

In an announcement planned for Monday the FBI is expected to provide a number for other victims to contact the SDNY.

Much more:
Munson 09:32 PM 07-24-2019
Originally Posted by JohnnyHammersticks:
Jeffrey Epstein 'attempts suicide in Manhattan jail as inmates tell of chilling screams'

JEFFREY EPSTEIN has attempted to commit suicide in his Manhattan jail, according to RadarOnline.
By Claire Anderson
PUBLISHED: 03:51, Thu, Jul 25, 2019 | UPDATED: 03:51, Thu, Jul 25, 2019

The source said staff at the prison were seen running through the corridors at 1.30am EST on July 23.

Screams were reportedly heard by other inmates.

According to the report, a witness said the 66-year-old was “blue in the face” and “sprawled out on the floor”.

Epstein reportedly lost consciousness and was unresponsive at the time.

"suicide" :-)

#BREAKING Accused pedophile and financier Jeffrey Epstein was found injured and in a fetal position inside his cell at a NYC jail, sources said

— NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) July 25, 2019

Originally Posted by :
Jeffrey Epstein Found Injured in NYC Jail Cell After Possible Suicide Attempt: Sources

By Jonathan Dienst

Published 44 minutes ago | Updated 2 minutes ago

Accused pedophile and wealthy Manhattan financier Jeffrey Epstein was found injured and in a fetal position inside his cell at a New York City jail, according to sources close to the investigation.

Epstein, who is being held in Metropolitan Correctional Center during his trial for conspiracy and sex trafficking, was found semi-conscious with marks on his neck, two sources told News 4. Investigators are trying to piece together exactly what happened.

Two sources tell News 4 that Epstein may have tried to hang himself, while a third source cautioned that the injuries were not serious and questioned if Epstein might be using it as a way to get a transfer.

A fourth source said an assault has not been ruled out, and that another inmate was questioned. The inmate who investigators have talked to in Lower Manhattan facility has been identified as Nicholas Tartaglione, according to two sources. Tartaglione is a former police officer in Westchester County who was arrested in December 2016 and accused of killing four men in an alleged cocaine distribution conspiracy, then burying their bodies in his yard in Otisville in Orange County, according to court records.

Sources told News 4 investigators questioned Tartaglione, and the former cop claimed not to have seen anything and insisted he did not touch Epstein, sources said.

The attorney for Tartaglione denied all the claims that his client attacked the financier, saying his client and Epstein get along well. The attorney added Epstein was seen today and appears to be fine.

"They are in the same unit and doing well," said Bruce Barket, an attorney for

Barket said Tartaglione and Epstein have been complaining about conditions inside the MCC including flooding, rodents and bad food.

Epstein is now on suicide watch inside MCC, according to two sources. Attorneys for Epstein did not immediately return calls for comment.

A spokesperson for the Bureau of Prisons did not return calls and spokesmen for the U.S. Marshals and U.S. Attorney's office declined to comment.

Most recently in the sex trafficking case against Epstein, the wealthy financier had been denied bail on July 18 following a bombshell search-warrant revelation that Epstein had a fake passport and piles of cash stashed in his safe.

U.S. District Judge Richard Berman cited risk of flight and danger to the community in his decision against Epstein, a registered sex offender and private-island owner who faces new federal charges of exploiting dozens of underage girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. That meant Epstein would remain behind bars pending trial (a date for the start of which has yet to be set).

Epstein attorneys have said they planned to appeal the bail ruling.

Berman said prosecutors established a "preponderance" of evidence of Epstein being a flight risk, calling the fake Saudi passport "concerning,” and said the government also established community danger by "clear and convincing evidence" — which led to his decision to keep the financier behind bars.

Epstein's lawyers had wanted him released on house arrest with electronic monitoring at his $77 million Manhattan mansion. They said he wouldn't run and was willing to pledge a fortune of at least $559 million as collateral.

Berman described their proposed bail package as "irretrievably inadequate," saying, "I doubt any bail package can overcome his danger to the community."

Prosecutors, meanwhile, had argued evidence against Epstein was growing "stronger by the day" after several more women contacted them in recent days to say he abused them when they were underage.

Berman cited victims' testimony as having an impact on his decision, in addition to Epstein's alleged history of intimidating, threatening and paying off witnesses or other parties involved in the case.

One of the accusers he cited was Courtney Wild, who recently came forward and said Epstein started sexually abusing her when she was 14 in Palm Beach. She told reporters at a news conference in New York Tuesday that Epstein "will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail" and urged the judge to deny bail.

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Berman also questioned whether Epstein has adhered to the requirements of being a registered sex offender, which he had to do as part of a plea deal with Florida prosecutors more than a decade ago.

Epstein has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and sex trafficking charges brought by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan. Wild's accusations are not part of that indictment. The financier's next court date is set for July 31.

CoMoChief 09:40 PM 07-24-2019

He wont be around for too long unless hes under constant watch.

Dead people dont talk.
Just Passin' By 09:53 PM 07-24-2019
Everyone is going to need the extra large popcorn once Taco John gets in on this.
JohnnyHammersticks 10:02 PM 07-24-2019
The fact that anyone could even get to Epstein - if that's what happened - makes it highly likely that the Feds have all the incriminating informant testimony and video/audio they need. Of everyone they're interested in. Otherwise no one's getting within a mile of him unsupervised.
SuperBowl4 10:55 PM 07-24-2019
Originally Posted by Just Passin' By:
Everyone is going to need the extra large popcorn once Taco John gets in on this.
SuperBowl4 10:57 PM 07-24-2019
if epstein dies is it case closed?
SuperBowl4 10:57 PM 07-24-2019
Originally Posted by CoMoChief:

He wont be around for too long unless hes under constant watch.

Dead people dont talk.
he probably just needs a massage
Taco John 12:33 AM 07-25-2019
Originally Posted by JohnnyHammersticks:
The fact that anyone could even get to Epstein - if that's what happened - makes it highly likely that the Feds have all the incriminating informant testimony and video/audio they need. Of everyone they're interested in. Otherwise no one's getting within a mile of him unsupervised.
"if that's what happened..."

That's the key there. There's a psychological game going on around this guy, and as we've already seen from the very public education we've been given on FISA lately, anyone within 4 hops of this guy is under FISA surveillance. Think about that and what that means...
Pogue 12:40 AM 07-25-2019
Clinton crime family strikes again? Another suicided attempt?
seamonster 03:20 AM 07-25-2019
Originally Posted by Pogue:
Clinton crime family strikes again? Another suicided attempt?
Not buying it...If these ultra powerfull billionaire's wanted this guy dead he would have been taken out decades ago. He's just a rich twat in Jail for being a pedophile. That's normally how you get your neck broke and it doesn't take Clinton shadow assassins.
scho63 03:25 AM 07-25-2019
He was trying to pull a Clemenza.
Munson 06:18 AM 07-25-2019

scho63 06:40 AM 07-25-2019
Did he try to hung himself with an invisible rope or missing article of clothing from a non-existent door knob or ceiling fan?
Munson 07:56 AM 07-25-2019
Twitter engineers must be asleep because #ClintonBodyCount is trending.
Munson 01:28 PM 07-25-2019

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