Tag: Epstein, Jeffrey E (1953- )

After Disastrous Epstein Interview, Prince Andrew Steps Down From Public Duties

LONDON — Prince Andrew, caught up in a firestorm over his relationship with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein that has spread rapidly to threaten the entire British royal family, announced on Wednesday that he would step back from public life for the foreseeable future. The prince’s extraordinary statement capped a tumultuous four days since his […]

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Prince Andrew Steps Down From Public Duties in Aftermath of Epstein Interview

Prince Andrew, under siege for his past association with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, announced Wednesday that he would “step back from public duties for the foreseeable future.” In a statement issued on Twitter, he said it had become clear that his relationship with Mr. Epstein had “become a major disruption to my family’s work […]

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Companies Abandon Prince Andrew After Calamitous Epstein Interview

LONDON — Prince Andrew came under heightened pressure on Tuesday as the repercussions of a disastrous interview about his friendship with the disgraced Manhattan financier Jeffrey Epstein spread amid calls that he testify to the F.B.I. A woman who has accused Mr. Epstein of sexually abusing her as a child said on Monday that the […]

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Inside the Jail the Night Jeffrey Epstein Died

Weather: Dry with a high in the mid-40s. The day starts cloudy and gets clearer in the evening. Expect a steady breeze. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving). ImageCredit…Haruka Sakaguchi for The New York Times When Jeffrey Epstein’s body was found in his Manhattan jail cell in August, people wondered how such a […]

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Guards on Duty During Epstein Suicide May Face Charges

Two federal prison workers on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail could be charged as early as this week with falsifying records to hide their failure to check on him as was required, according to a person briefed on the case. The workers, who have not been publicly identified, came […]

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Prince Andrew Gets Candid, and Britain Is Appalled

LONDON — When members of the British royal family consent to warts-and-all television interviews about their troubled private lives, it generally has the effect of roiling the waters rather than calming them. So when Prince Andrew set out to explain his friendship with the financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in a BBC interview […]

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Why These 5 Accusers of Jeffrey Epstein Want More Than Money

By now, the contours of Teresa Helm’s account have become familiar. She was 22 when she met the man that she now knows was Jeffrey Epstein. She came to Mr. Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion for what she believed to be an interview with a wealthy client for a job as his traveling masseuse, she […]

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Prince Andrew Says He ‘Let the Side Down’ When He Stayed With Jeffrey Epstein

LONDON — In a rare public moment of contrition for a member of Britain’s royal family, Prince Andrew said this week that it was wrong for him to have stayed at the Manhattan townhouse of Jeffrey Epstein after the financier had served time for soliciting a minor for prostitution. The Duke of York was confronted […]

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Jeffrey Epstein’s Estate May Set Up a Program to Pay Accusers

Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate are considering setting up a program to resolve claims filed by women who say they were abused by the financier, who killed himself in August while facing federal sex trafficking charges. The plan was disclosed in a court filing on Tuesday by a lawyer for one of Mr. Epstein’s accusers, […]

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Jeffrey Epstein, a Disputed Autopsy and a Claim of Homicide

Weather: Grab those rain boots. Expect a day of showers, with a high near 70 and gusty winds in the evening. Alternate-side parking: In effect today. Suspended tomorrow for All Saints Day. ImageCredit…New York State Sex Offender Registry, via Associated Press In August, the New York City medical examiner concluded that Jeffrey Epstein, the financier […]

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Jeffrey Epstein’s Autopsy ‘Points to Homicide,’ Not Suicide, Pathologist Claims

A forensic pathologist hired by Jeffrey Epstein’s brother claimed on Wednesday that evidence suggested that Mr. Epstein did not die by suicide, but may have been strangled. The authorities, including the New York City medical examiner, have concluded that the death of Mr. Epstein, the financier who was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, was […]

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Epstein’s Autopsy ‘Points to Homicide,’ Not Suicide, Pathologist Claims

A forensic pathologist hired by Jeffrey Epstein’s brother claimed on Wednesday that evidence suggested that Mr. Epstein did not die by suicide, but may have been strangled. The authorities, including the New York City medial examiner, have concluded that the death of Mr. Epstein, the financier who was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, was […]

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19 Women Accused a Gynecologist of Abuse. Why Didn’t He Go to Prison?

The Manhattan district attorney’s office shocked a state judge in 2011 when it recommended that the financier Jeffrey Epstein be given the lowest possible sex offender status despite accusations that he had sexually abused dozens of girls. The judge refused, and the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., later reversed his stance, saying his assistant […]

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A Relationship With Jeffrey Epstein That Bill Gates Now ‘Regrets’

Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender who committed suicide in prison, managed to lure an astonishing array of rich, powerful and famous men into his orbit. There were billionaires (Leslie Wexner and Leon Black), politicians (Bill Clinton and Bill Richardson), Nobel laureates (Murray Gell-Mann and Frank Wilczek) and even royals (Prince Andrew). Few, though, compared […]

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No One Needs a Superyacht, but They Keep Selling Them

LONDON — The end of summer is a nervous time for superyacht designers, and not because they fear that the owners of their latest creations may be disappointed with the first outings in the Mediterranean. The worry is about the designers’ next vessels, because this is the time of year when clients whose boats are […]

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Jeffrey Epstein Raked In $200 Million After Legal and Financial Crises

Jeffrey Epstein’s biggest client had deserted him, his money management firm had lost more than $150 million during the financial crisis, and he was a registered sex offender. But after he started a new company with a wildly speculative business plan in 2012, Mr. Epstein had no problem pulling in cash. His start-up, Southern Trust, […]

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M.I.T. Media Lab, Already Rattled by the Epstein Scandal, Has a New Worry

The M.I.T. Media Lab, an unconventional research center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been under scrutiny since August, when its financial ties to the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein became public. Now researchers who worked at the lab say that one of its high-profile scientific projects was promoted with misleading claims. At the […]

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She Says She Was Epstein’s ‘Victim-1.’ Now She’s Suing His Estate.

A woman who said she was “Victim-1” in the federal indictment against the financier Jeffrey Epstein sued the executors of his estate on Wednesday, saying he had abused her for three years starting when she was about 14 and struggling financially. In the lawsuit, the woman, who called herself Jane Doe, offered a graphic account […]

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Before Arrest, Jeffrey Epstein Was Seen With Girls Exiting His Jet

Before Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest in July on sex-trafficking charges, federal authorities were looking into an allegation that he was seen as recently as November exiting his private jet in the United States Virgin Islands with girls who appeared to be underage, newly released documents show. The documents also show that the United States Marshals Service […]

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A Harvard Professor Doubles Down: If You Take Epstein’s Money, Do It in Secret

It is hard to defend soliciting donations from the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. But Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law professor, has been trying. Mr. Lessig is a friend of Joichi Ito, who resigned as the director of the M.I.T. Media Lab, as well as from the boards of The New York Times Company and […]

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Thousands More Jeffrey Epsteins Are Still Out There

Jeffrey Epstein got away for years with raping underage girls, and the public is properly outraged that powerful people seemed to shrug and let him off easy. But the problem isn’t one tycoon but many tens of thousands of men who pay for sex with underage girls across the country. And society as a whole […]

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M.I.T. President Says He Thanked Jeffrey Epstein for Gift in Letter

M.I.T.’s president acknowledged Thursday that he had signed a letter thanking Jeffrey Epstein for a donation in 2012 and said senior members of his administration had approved the receipt of gifts from the disgraced financier as long as Mr. Epstein remained anonymous. The president, L. Rafael Reif, made the disclosure in an email to the […]

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