Tag: Sex Crimes

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed

The warden and the head of the federal Bureau of Prisons have been reassigned. Two employees accused of sleeping on the job and falsifying records have been placed on administrative leave. Now, roughly 15 employees at the Metropolitan Correctional Center where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in his jail cell have been subpoenaed as the criminal […]

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Richard Callaghan, Figure Skating Coach, Is Barred for Sexual Misconduct

Richard Callaghan, a prominent American figure skating coach who was suspended from the sport last year, was barred permanently on Wednesday, 20 years after he was first accused publicly of sexual misconduct involving a minor. The decision to bar Mr. Callaghan for sexual misconduct was announced by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, a nonprofit organization […]

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Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own.

Growing up in Nacogdoches, Tex., Eve Wiley learned at age 16 that she had been conceived through artificial insemination with donor sperm. Her mother, Margo Williams, now 65, had sought help from Dr. Kim McMorries, telling him that her husband was infertile. She asked the doctor to locate a sperm donor. He told Mrs. Williams […]

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Weinstein Wants Trial Moved Because of His 11,000 Page Six Mentions

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Harvey Weinstein, the once-powerful movie mogul who put Manhattan’s skyline in the Miramax logo, wants his trial on sexual assault charges moved out of New York City, arguing that the intense media scrutiny makes it impossible for jurors to […]

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Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld

MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian court on Wednesday upheld the sexual abuse conviction of Cardinal George Pell, the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis. The cardinal, 78, once an adviser to Pope Francis, was sentenced to six years in prison in March. “He […]

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Officers Went to Investigate Child Sexual Abuse. They Found Human Remains.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The detectives were searching the apartment in Newark on Thursday expecting to find evidence that the man who lived there had sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy, officials said. But as officers conducted their investigation, they made a grisly discovery: […]

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Prince Andrew, ‘Appalled’ by Epstein Scandal, Denies Any Role

LONDON — The video, dark and grainy, shows a man identified as Prince Andrew of Britain standing in a doorway and waving goodbye to a young woman, then giving a look around before quickly shutting the door. The footage was published on Sunday by The Daily Mail, a British tabloid, which says it was taken […]

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2 Days Before He Killed Himself, Epstein Signed His Will

ST. THOMAS, V.I. — Less than 48 hours before Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself, he was preparing for death: He had just signed his will, according to court documents filed on Monday in the Virgin Islands. Mr. Epstein was found early on Saturday, Aug. 10, after he had ended his life with a bedsheet he had […]

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U.S. Prisons Chief Is Reassigned After Jeffrey Epstein’s Suicide in Jail

WASHINGTON — The acting director of the Bureau of Prisons was reassigned on Monday, Attorney General William P. Barr announced, the latest fallout over the suicide of the financier Jeffrey Epstein at a chronically understaffed federal jail. Mr. Barr has said he was “appalled” by Mr. Epstein’s death on Aug. 10 at the Metropolitan Correctional […]

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‘I Can Still Smell Him’: For 4 Legislators, the Child Victims Act Is Personal

Yuh-Line Niou told no one for years. And then, one day, she told everyone. “I was 13 years old, and it was a teacher, and I can still smell him,” she said, trembling. It was Jan. 28, and lawmakers were about to vote on whether to extend the statute of limitations for child sex abuse […]

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‘Sopranos’ Actress Who Accused Harvey Weinstein of Rape May Testify at His Trial

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The Manhattan district attorney is seeking a new grand jury indictment against Harvey Weinstein that would allow the actress Annabella Sciorra, who has accused him of rape, to testify at his criminal trial next month. Ms. Sciorra, who is […]

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Director of M.I.T. Media Lab Apologizes for Ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Joichi Ito, the director of the M.I.T. Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of The New York Times Company’s board, apologized Thursday for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein, the financier whom federal prosecutors in New York charged with sex trafficking before his apparent suicide in his cell at the Metropolitan […]

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Jeffrey Epstein Autopsy Results Show He Hanged Himself in Suicide

The official results of an autopsy showed that the financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in his Manhattan jail cell, the city’s medical examiner’s office said on Friday, determining that the cause of death was suicide by hanging. The determination came six days after Mr. Epstein, 66, was found dead in his cell at the Metropolitan […]

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Autopsy Shows Bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s Neck Were Broken

Preliminary findings from an autopsy of Jeffrey Epstein, the financier who apparently committed suicide in a Manhattan jail last week while facing sex trafficking charges, show that bones in his neck were broken, a person familiar with the autopsy report said on Thursday. Mr. Epstein’s body was found on Saturday morning in his cell at […]

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Hundreds of Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Flood N.Y. Courts

Theodore E. McCarrick, the prominent Roman Catholic cardinal who was defrocked early this year for sexual abuse, brought one of his victims, James Grein, then 30, to meet Pope John Paul II in 1988. It was a private audience, Mr. Grein recalled as he became one of hundreds of people to begin filing lawsuits on […]

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Just Pitiful: An ‘Emotional’ R. Kelly Faces New Civil Suit as He Sits in Solitary Awaiting Trial on Fed Sex Charges

In this courtroom sketch R. Kelly, center, listens in federal court with his attorneys Doug Anton, left, and Steve Greenberg during his arraignment, Aug. 2, 2019, in New York. Kelly pleaded not guilty to federal charges he sexually abused women and girls. Illustration: Aggie Kenny (via Associated Press) Tsk tsk tsk. It’s a sorry state […]

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Count Me Among the Jeffrey Epstein Conspiracy Theorists

Sometimes paranoia just stands to reason. When Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sex trafficking, died of an apparent suicide while in federal custody last weekend, perhaps the most shocking aspect of the news was how little some people, including me, were shocked. Rarely had a headline-grabbing event so thoroughly gratified suspicious minds. The proof was all […]

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Woman Who Says Epstein Groomed Her for Sex at 14 Sues His Estate

A New York woman who said Jeffrey Epstein groomed her for sex starting when she was 14 and then raped her a year later sued his estate on Wednesday, one of possibly many lawsuits that his estate may face after his death by an apparent suicide. While Mr. Epstein’s death ended a federal criminal prosecution […]

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The Cold Truth About the Jeffrey Epstein Case

The death of the convicted pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein does not end the criminal investigation of his associates or the civil cases against his estate. Indeed, in the days since his suicide, his victims, their lawyers and government officials have promised to push forward with the case. But the cold truth is, […]

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