Jeffrey Epstein

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    epstein final mugshot.png
    epstein's final mugshot, july 9, 2019
    born
    jeffrey edward epstein

    (1953-01-20)january 20, 1953
    brooklyn, new york city, u.s.
    diedaugust 10, 2019(2019-08-10) (aged 66)
    metropolitan correctional center, new york city, u.s.
    cause of deathdisputed; ruled a suicide by hanging
    education
    • cooper union
      (no degree)
    • new york university
      (no degree)
    occupation
    • teacher
    • financier
    • owner, jeffrey epstein vi foundation
    criminal charge(s)procuring an underage girl for prostitution; sex trafficking
    criminal penalty13 months with work release (2008)

    jeffrey edward epstein (n/ ep-steen;[1] january 20, 1953 – august 10, 2019) was an american financier and convicted sex offender.[2][3] he began his professional life as a teacher but then switched to the banking and finance sector in various roles, working at bear stearns before forming his own firm. he developed an elite social circle and procured many women, including underage girls, who were then sexually abused by epstein and some of his contacts.[3][4][5]

    in 2005, police in palm beach, florida, began investigating epstein after a parent complained that he had sexually abused her 14-year-old daughter.[6] epstein pleaded guilty and was convicted in 2008 by a florida state court of procuring an underage girl for prostitution and of soliciting a prostitute.[7] he served almost 13 months in custody, but with extensive work release. he was convicted of only these two crimes as part of a plea deal; federal officials had in fact identified 36 girls, some as young as 14 years old, whom epstein had sexually abused.[8][9]

    epstein was arrested again on july 6, 2019, on federal charges for the sex trafficking of minors in florida and new york.[10][11] he died in his jail cell on august 10, 2019.[12] the medical examiner ruled the death a suicide,[13] although epstein's lawyers have disputed the ruling.[14][15] because his death eliminates the possibility of pursuing criminal charges, a judge dismissed all criminal charges on august 29, 2019.[16][17]

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Jeffrey Epstein
Epstein Final Mugshot.png
Epstein's final mugshot, July 9, 2019
Born
Jeffrey Edward Epstein

(1953-01-20)January 20, 1953
DiedAugust 10, 2019(2019-08-10) (aged 66)
Cause of deathDisputed; ruled a suicide by hanging
Education
Occupation
Criminal charge(s)Procuring an underage girl for prostitution; sex trafficking
Criminal penalty13 months with work release (2008)

Jeffrey Edward Epstein (n/ EP-steen;[1] January 20, 1953 – August 10, 2019) was an American financier and convicted sex offender.[2][3] He began his professional life as a teacher but then switched to the banking and finance sector in various roles, working at Bear Stearns before forming his own firm. He developed an elite social circle and procured many women, including underage girls, who were then sexually abused by Epstein and some of his contacts.[3][4][5]

In 2005, police in Palm Beach, Florida, began investigating Epstein after a parent complained that he had sexually abused her 14-year-old daughter.[6] Epstein pleaded guilty and was convicted in 2008 by a Florida state court of procuring an underage girl for prostitution and of soliciting a prostitute.[7] He served almost 13 months in custody, but with extensive work release. He was convicted of only these two crimes as part of a plea deal; federal officials had in fact identified 36 girls, some as young as 14 years old, whom Epstein had sexually abused.[8][9]

Epstein was arrested again on July 6, 2019, on federal charges for the sex trafficking of minors in Florida and New York.[10][11] He died in his jail cell on August 10, 2019.[12] The medical examiner ruled the death a suicide,[13] although Epstein's lawyers have disputed the ruling.[14][15] Because his death eliminates the possibility of pursuing criminal charges, a judge dismissed all criminal charges on August 29, 2019.[16][17]

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