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Investigators search sex offender Epstein's Paris flat

Sep 24, 2019 - 8:49 PM

Jeffrey Epstein's ownership of an apartment in the heart of upmarket Paris and allegations from women who say they were abused in France have prompted French prosecutors to open their own criminal probe last month

RAID. This file photo taken on August 12, 2019 shows an apartment building owned by Jeffrey Epstein in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. French investigators conducted a search at the Paris flat of child sex abuser Jeffrey Epstein on September 23, the prosecutor announced on September 24, 2019. File photo by Jacques Demarthon/AFP

MIT Media Lab’s Joi Ito resigns in the wake of Epstein coverup

Sep 08, 2019 - 1:58 PM

The university is set to hire a prominent law firm to conduct an 'immediate, thorough, and independent investigation' on the allegations against MIT Media Lab

RESIGNED. Joi Ito resigns from the MIT Media Lab on September 7, 2019. File photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for WIRED25/AFP

Britain's Prince Andrew denies witnessing Epstein abuse

Aug 24, 2019 - 10:09 PM

'At no stage during the limited time I spent with him did I see, witness or suspect any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction,' says the British prince

'MISTAKEN.' Britain's Prince Andrew says of Jeffrey Epstein: 'I was mistaken to think that what I thought I knew of him was evidently not the real person, given what we now know.' Photo by Swen Pfortner/DPA/AFP

France opens rape, child assault inquiry against Epstein

Aug 23, 2019 - 11:34 PM

'The investigations...will focus on potential crimes committed against French victims on national territory as well as abroad, and on suspects who are French citizens,' says Paris Prosecutor Remy Heitz

EPSTEIN. In this file photo, members of a protest group called 'Hot Mess' hold up signs of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the Federal courthouse on July 8, 2019 in New York City. File photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP

MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to Epstein

Aug 22, 2019 - 5:08 PM

(UPDATED) 'It's hard to do that work with a straight face in a place that violated its own values so clearly in working with Epstein and in disguising that relationship,' Ethan Zuckerman says

ETHAN ZUCKERMAN. Photo of Ethan Zuckerman from Twitter.

Britain's Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Epstein abuse claims – report

Aug 20, 2019 - 12:00 AM

'His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being and the suggestion he would condone, participate in or encourage any such behavior is abhorrent,' the Buckingham Palace says

'APPALLED.' In this file photo, Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, visits the Georg-August-University in Goettingen, western Germany on June 3, 2014. File photo by Swen Pfortner/DPA/AFP

Shadows still loom around Epstein after sexual predator's death

Aug 18, 2019 - 9:40 AM

His suicide on August 10 in a federal jail in Manhattan provided the latest jolt – but no final closure – to his disturbing story

JEFFREY EPSTEIN. The billionaire accused of trafficking young girls for sex is found to have killed himself in a high security prison. File photo by New York State Sex Offender Registry/AFP

Coroner rules that Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself

Aug 17, 2019 - 8:57 AM

The coroner's ruling comes days after Epstein was accused of trafficking minors for sex

(FILES) In this file undated handout photo obtained July 11, 2019 courtesy of the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. Jeffrey Epstein is on suicide watch after he was found semi-concious in his cell on the evening of July 24. Epstein, 66, was charged on July 8, 2019 by prosecutors in New York with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors. HO / New York State Sex Offender Registry / AFP

'Serious irregularities' at prison where Epstein died – U.S. attorney general

Aug 13, 2019 - 12:25 AM

'I was appalled...and frankly angry, to learn of the Metropolitan Correctional Center's failure to adequately secure this prison,' says US Attorney General Bill Barr as he demands a 'thorough investigation'

'SERIOUS IRREGULARITIES.' A New York Medical Examiner's car is parked outside the Metropolitan Correctional Center where financier Jeffrey Epstein was being held, on August 10, 2019, in New York. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Outcry as Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail, FBI investigates

Aug 10, 2019 - 9:42 PM

(4th UPDATE) Jeffrey Epstein is indicted on charges of trafficking underage girls for sex

SUICIDE. Jeffrey Epstein, who was on suicide watch, hanged himself at a Manhattan jail on Saturday, August 10. Photo by New York State Sex Offender Registry/AFP

Billionaire Epstein found injured in cell – media

Jul 25, 2019 - 3:32 PM

Epstein was found semi-conscious with marks on his neck, anonymous law enforcement sources tell media. The injuries are not believed to be serious.

JEFFREY EPSTEIN. In this file undated handout photo obtained July 11, 2019 courtesy of the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. File handout photo by New York State Sex Offender Registry/AFP

New video shows Trump partying with Epstein at Mar-a-Lago

Jul 17, 2019 - 10:36 PM

NBC News says it found the 1992 video from Trump's Palm Beach, Florida club in its archives, showing the real estate tycoon welcoming Epstein to the party and appearing to discuss women dancing to music in front of them

Epstein paid off suspected co-conspirators to 'influence' them – reports

Jul 13, 2019 - 3:08 PM

'This course of action, and in particular its timing, suggests the defendant was attempting to further influence co-conspirators who might provide information against him in light of the recently re-emerging evaluations,' prosecutors say

U.S. billionaire arrested on sex trafficking charges – reports

Jul 07, 2019 - 9:38 PM

Jeffrey Epstein has long been the subject of accusations of paying young girls for sexual massages at his Palm Beach, Florida mansion

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Jan 05, 2015 - 7:31 PM

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