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Jeffrey Epstein: two unidentified women sue estate and alleged ‘recruiter’

Two unidentified women have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit in a Manhattan district court against the estate of wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.

Epstein apparently killed himself in a New York jail cell last weekend where he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. The death of the playboy turned pariah has triggered feverish coverage in the US and abroad, in part due to the elite social circles the previously convicted sex offender moved in. read more »

Jeffrey Epstein Autopsy Results Show He Hanged Himself in Suicide

The New York City’s chief medical examiner determination refutes conspiracy theories that he may have been murdered.

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 Correctional Center in Manhattan, where he was awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking charges. read more »

Video ‘shows Prince Andrew inside Manhattan mansion of US financier Jeffrey Epstein’

A video has been published which claims to show Prince Andrew inside the home of disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein.

The Mail on Sunday said the clip depicted the Duke of York in the doorway of the New York mansion of convicted paedophile Epstein, who took his own life in a Manhattan jail cell earlier this month.

In the video, reportedly filmed on December 6, 2010, Andrew appears to look out from the front door of the property in Manhattan after Epstein leaves with a young woman. read more »

Harvey Weinstein Facing Potential New Indictment Just Weeks Ahead of Sex-Crime Trial

Annabella Sciorra claims Weinstein raped her in 1993. Now she might get to testify.

Harvey Weinstein has reportedly been hit with another potential indictment by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, just a few weeks before his September 9 trial for sex-crime charges. A grand jury was presented with evidence against Weinstein this week. They will vote on a new indictment on August 26. read more »