Tag: Epstein, Jeffrey E (1953- )

Leslie Wexner to Step Down as Victoria’s Secret Is Sold

Leslie H. Wexner will step down as the chief executive and chairman of L Brands as the company announced Thursday that it would sell a majority stake of its crown jewel, the lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret, to a private equity firm. The sale came after months of scrutiny of Mr. Wexner’s close ties to the […]

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Wexner Is Expected to Step Down as Victoria’s Secret Goes Private

Leslie H. Wexner is expected to step down as the chief executive of L Brands, the retail empire he built with his purchase of Victoria’s Secret in 1982, and the lingerie brand plans to go private in a sale to Sycamore Partners that could be announced as early as Thursday, according to three people with […]

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U.K. Regulators Examine Ties Between Barclays C.E.O. James Staley and Jeffrey Epstein

Barclays said on Thursday that British financial regulators were investigating the relationship between James E. Staley, its chief executive, and Jeffrey Epstein, the financier who committed suicide last August after facing new allegations of sex trafficking of underage girls. In a statement filed with the London Stock Exchange, the British bank said the Financial Conduct […]

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Jeffrey Epstein’s Mystery Bank Came Alive After His Death

In the years after Jeffrey Epstein registered as a sex offender, he closed his money management firm and started a business to develop algorithms and mine DNA and financial databases. Then he set up a bank. In a banking license application reviewed by The New York Times, Mr. Epstein described himself as one of the […]

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Les Wexner, Victoria’s Secret Owner, Is in Talks to Step Down

Leslie H. Wexner, the longtime leader of a retail empire that includes Victoria’s Secret who is under scrutiny over his ties to the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been in discussions to step aside as chief executive of the L Brands parent company, according to one current and one former executive who spoke on condition […]

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Prince Andrew Offers ‘Zero Cooperation’ in Epstein Case, F.B.I. Says

Federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. have sought to interview Prince Andrew about Jeffrey Epstein, but he has provided “zero cooperation,” the United States attorney in Manhattan said on Monday. Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States attorney, revealed Prince Andrew’s lack of cooperation in response to a reporter’s question during a news conference outside Mr. Epstein’s […]

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Starr Chamber: The Sequel

Can a woman be president of the United States? Hell, yes. I’ve covered the men who run the world my whole life. And there have been a lot of screw-ups, from Vietnam to Watergate to Afghanistan to Iraq to pushing the economy off a cliff. There has also been plenty of creepy behavior, culminating in […]

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