Last week, the US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein (Jeffrey Epstein) infringed on underage girls, which received media attention again and some sealed court documents Will be announced soon. This will also mean that some of Epstein's friends who are rich and expensive will once again be pushed to the forefront.
According to foreign media reports on July 8, Epstein was arrested on July 6, and the case was reopened in Manhattan Federal Court on Monday, local time. Trial. The old case was overturned and the former US President Clinton involved in the turmoil also immediately issued a statement on Monday, saying that he had "no knowledge" about Epstein's evil deeds.
thisFormer US media reports stated that former US President Clinton, current President Trump, British Prince Andrew, "the greatest contemporary American lawyer" Alan Dershowitz and others are all guests of Epstein.
Fox News Network of the United States mentioned in a report that Bill Clinton had taken the "Lolita Express" 26 times before and after—Epstein owned A private jet and enjoy special services on board.
▲It is reported that Clinton has taken the "Lolita Express" 26 times before and after
This Monday, Clinton’s press secretary Angel Urenia issued a statement stating that President Clinton’s crimes against Epstein were "nothing Know".
In the statement, Angel Urena stated that in 200From 2 years to 2003, President Clinton only took Epstein’s private jet 4 times: once to Europe, once to Asia, and twice to Africa, all related to the work of the Clinton Foundation.
▲ Statement issued by Clinton Press Secretary Angel Urenia
The statement also mentioned that staff, Clinton Foundation supporters, and Secret Service agents were all accompanied President Clinton at the time. In 2002, Clinton and the billionaire Epstein had a brief time in Manhattan’s office Clinton also had a brief visit to Epstein’s apartment in New York. A staff member and a Secret Service agent accompanied him.
An Hull Urenia finally emphasized in the statement: "In the past ten years, President Clinton has not spoken to Epstein, andHave never been to Epstein’s ranch in New Mexico, or his residence in Florida. "
As soon as Clinton’s statement was issued, it immediately caused a strong response on the Internet.
▲Netizens released screenshots of previous reports
Netizens did not buy into Clinton’s statement, and released screenshots of previous news reports and the flight log of "Lolita Express".
The netizen enthusiastically said: “The flight log clearly records 26 times. Why are you lying? ”
▲Epstein’s female assistant Gislain Maxwell attended the wedding of Clinton’s daughter Chelsea
At the wedding of Clinton’s daughter Chelsea, sharp-eyed netizens also found Epstein’s "female assistant" Gislain Maxwell in the guest table. According to previous reports, this woman has been helping Epstein recruit young girls to become "masseurs."
Of course, some netizens also said that Clinton has never lied on emotional matters before, and it may be believed.
In addition to Clinton, Trump’s attorney, Alan Garten, also stated that President Trump and Epstein “have nothing to do”.
But this statement is even more self-defeating. In 2002, as a financial wizard Epstein was a very popular figure, and countless people wanted to be friends with him. I did it.
▲Trump once described knowing Epstein as great
On July 6, the biographer Tim O’Brien posted on social media what Trump said in 2002, which was taken from an article in the American "New York" magazine :
"I’ve known Jeffrey for 15 years and it’s amazing! With himBeing together is fun. Some people even say that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and they are young and beautiful women. ”
▲Trump and Alexander Acosta (now U.S. Secretary of Labor)
Trump’s lawyer insists that Trang Pu and Epstein "have no relationship." However, the media found that in 1997 and 2000, Trump and Epstein both had a group photo, and the location was in Palm Beach, Florida, in the southern United States.
On the afternoon of July 6, local time, the 66-year-old Epstein arrived in New Jersey by private jet from Paris and was arrested at Teterboro Airport. He appeared in Manhattan this Monday. The Federal Court, this charge is the same as the charge accepted in 2008—participating in and organizing underage girls’ sex trafficking.
The 2008 accusation could have allowed Epstein to spend the rest of his life in jail, but his lawyer and Alexander Acosta (now the U.S. Secretary of Labor), the U.S. Attorney in the Miami area at the time, A secret plea agreement was reached, and in the end he was only sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment and was released 5 months earlier. This charge is a re-examination of the secret plea agreement that year.
▲The Federal Court in Manhattan, New York retrials the Epstein case
According to the federal indictment, Epstein In Manhattan and Palm Beach, Florida, and other places, Stan inhumanly abused and assaulted dozens of underage girls in his home. Those underage girls also need to help him recruit more "massage girls" to get more High income.
New York’s prosecutor JeffreyBerman said at the press conference: "His behavior has lasted for many years. It is really shocking and benign. The secret plea agreement was signed in Florida, not the New York federal prosecutor. So this The accusations against Epstein are not subject to the agreement."
▲The two victims Michelle Leica on July 8 ( Third from right) and Courtney Wilder (fourth from right) left the courthouse together
U.S. Attorney General Alex Rosemiller stated that although Florida There are some overlapping cases with New York State, but in one of the charges against Epstein, all the victims are from New York. The authorities said that after Epstein was arrested, new accusers have come forward.
"Today, my perpetrator was arrested. This news makes me feel excited. I hope that in the end Epstein willHe is responsible for his crimes, and I also hope to see that power and money cannot defeat justice. "One of Epstein’s accusers, Saralan Sem, said.
After Epstein’s arrest, the prosecutor found in his Manhattan mansion A bunch of unsightly photos of underage girls. In addition, there are some CDs with the girls’ names on them. The prosecutor asked for the seizure of this $77 million mansion.
The prosecutor said that once convicted, Epstein could face up to 45 years in prison.
▲If Convicted, Epstein may face 45 years in prison
When he was arrested, Epstein’s lawyer wanted to release him on bail to prevent him from being detained. But the prosecutor’s attitude Very strongly refused, they thinkEpstein has 2 private jets and 3 passports. There is a risk of escape. It will also "put pressure and intimidation on witnesses or potential witnesses, including victims and their families", resulting in fairness and justice failing to be done.
It is understood that Epstein has no regrets for his crimes. Epstein's lawyers argued that the matter had been resolved through a plea agreement signed in Florida 10 years ago. "This is what history left behind." On Monday, Epstein's lawyer said in court.
"Being assaulted during a minor period often affects them for the rest of their lives!" William Sweeney, assistant director of the FBI, encouraged those victims to You can come forward and bring the billionaire Epstein to justice.
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Published at 2020-08-03 17:22:14 , byDayNews
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