Latest Jeffrey Epstein News

Federal jail guard accused of blackmailing visitor for sex

Sep. 29, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A correctional officer at a federal jail in New York City has been arrested on charges he blackmailed a visitor into having sex with him after she smuggled contraband into the facility. It's the latest example of misconduct that has come to light at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed...

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, the logo for JPMorgan Chase & Co. appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.  Shares of some major banks are tumbling before the market open Monday, Sept . 21, 2020, following a report alleging those including JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon continued to profit from illicit dealings with disreputable people and criminal networks despite being previously fined for similar actions.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Bank shares slide on report of rampant money laundering

Sep. 21, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

The financial sector was hit hard Monday following a report alleging that a number of banks — JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon among them — have continued to profit from illicit dealings with disreputable people and criminal networks despite previous...

In this Feb. 23, 2016 photo, Robert Hadden appears in Manhattan Supreme Court in New York. Hadden, a former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing more than two dozen patients, including children and the wife of former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, is now facing federal charges. (Alec Tabak via AP)

NY doctor charged in serial sexual assaults on patients

Sep. 9, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing dozens of patients, including the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, was charged Wednesday with attacking girls and women for nearly two decades using the cover of medical examinations. Prosecutors...

Today in History

Aug. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 27, the 240th day of 2020. There are 126 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 27, 2008, Barack Obama was nominated for president by the Democratic National Convention in Denver. On this date: In 1776, the Battle of Long Island began...

In this image from video, Abby Johnson speaks from Washington, during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP)

Trump's convention gives platform to some with fringe views

Aug. 26, 2020 5:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An advocate of “household voting” in which husbands get the final say. A woman who has argued that school sex ed programs are “grooming” children to be sexualized by predators like Jeffrey Epstein. A candidate who has peddled in racist tropes and bizarre QAnon...

Judge sides with prosecutors over treatment of Epstein's pal

Aug. 25, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors won't have to immediately divulge the identities of three women who say financier Jeffrey Epstein and his ex-girlfriend conspired to sexually abuse when they were teenagers, a judge said Tuesday. Defense lawyers were premature in asking that she force the government to name the...

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon leaves federal court, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, after pleading not guilty to charges that he ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme to build a southern border wall. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

With Bannon arrest, 'Sovereign District' sends another salvo

Aug. 21, 2020 1:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If the recent firing of the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan was intended to quell criminal investigations into President Donald Trump's close associates, as some have accused, federal prosecutors in New York appear to have missed the memo. Thursday's arrest of Steve Bannon, Trump's...

Today in History

Aug. 16, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 16, the 229th day of 2020. There are 137 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 16, 1987, 156 people were killed when Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crashed while trying to take off from Detroit; the sole survivor was 4-year-old Cecelia...

Prosecutors dispute Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend's claims

Aug. 13, 2020 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday disputed claims by lawyers for a British socialite that they are too slowly releasing evidence and improperly withholding the names of women who were abused by financier Jeffrey Epstein while they were children. In court papers, Manhattan prosecutors defended their...

Today in History

Aug. 13, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 13, the 226th day of 2020. There are 140 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin’s eastern and western sectors before building a wall that would divide the city for the next...