Billionaire businessman and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested Saturday in New York on new charges of sex trafficking, allegations traced back to previous years
A CNBC reported that Epstein is accused of paying dozens of underage girls for massages and assaulting them at home in Florida and New York
New York July 7, 2019 ((rezonodwes .com)) – The arrest of the US billionaire comes as his file was reviewed after a secret agreement reached to stop any further federal investigations against him.
Epstein, a wealthy fund manager who had formerly counted in his immediate friendly circle, former President Bill Clinton, British Prince Andrew and President Donald Trump, was placed in pre-trial detention and is expected to appear on Monday. in a federal court in Manhattan, said three enforcement and reinforcement officials at AP (The Associated Press).
One of these officials, on condition of anonymity, said that Epstein is accused of paying minor girls to massage his body, then sexually assaulting them at his home in Florida and New York. York.
According to a Washington Post reminder, 66-year-old Epstein escaped federal charges in 2007 and 2008 as part of a widely-criticized secret agreement, whose advantageous terms continue to weigh on the department. of Justice and are subject to further scrutiny in the era of # MeToo .