Latest Jeffrey Epstein News

Epstein estate seeks to form fund to compensate accusers

Nov. 14, 2019 4:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of Jeffrey Epstein wants to set up a fund using the late financier’s fortune to compensate women willing to forgo a spate of lawsuits seeking damages for sexual abuse, according to a court document filed on Thursday. In the papers in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the...

French probe into Epstein sex network stalled, women say

Nov. 14, 2019 8:15 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Women who say they were raped and sexually assaulted in France by an associate of Jeffrey Epstein are voicing frustration at the apparent glacial progress of a French police probe into their allegations, and are questioning the zeal of investigators who have made only limited efforts to track...

Arizona congressman’s tweets raise Epstein conspiracy theory

Nov. 13, 2019 6:45 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar appears to be signaling support for a conspiracy theory that Jeffrey Epstein did not kill himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. The Republican congressman sent 23 tweets Wednesday about the first public impeachment hearing examining President...

Woman who spoke at Epstein's bail hearing sues his estate

Nov. 12, 2019 5:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who confronted Jeffrey Epstein at a July bail hearing to tell a judge he touched her inappropriately when she was 16 sued his estate Tuesday, alleging he had subjected her to sex trafficking as part of his attacks on young women and girls. Lawyers for Annie Farmer filed the lawsuit...

Dershowitz says woman's Epstein-related suit has harmed him

Nov. 7, 2019 6:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Harvard law professor says a woman who went public with claims she was a teenage victim of Jeffrey Epstein and then sued him has damaged his reputation, business and health. Alan Dershowitz described his anguish in a defamation counterclaim filed Thursday in Manhattan federal court...

Woman fired over access to leaked tape of ABC's Amy Robach

Nov. 7, 2019 3:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A CBS News employee has lost her job following reports that she may have been involved in the leak of video that showed ABC's Amy Robach complaining that her bosses didn't run a story about a Jeffrey Epstein accuser. A network executive, speaking Thursday on condition of anonymity because...

ABC says interview with Epstein accuser wasn't ready to air

Nov. 5, 2019 6:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News faced questions Tuesday about its reluctance to air a sensitive story of alleged sexual misconduct after a leaked video emerged of reporter Amy Robach complaining about how her bosses handled an interview with a Jeffrey Epstein accuser. The conservative web site Project Veritas...

MIT president admits women feel belittled and staff bullied

Nov. 2, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The president of MIT acknowledges the controversy over his school's connections to the late, disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein has unearthed a culture at the prestigious university of women feeling belittled, marginalized and harassed and staff feeling bullied by star faculty. He's also...

New Mexico fight over Epstein grazing leases settled

Nov. 1, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A court battle over public grazing leases that New Mexico officials believe were used to help shield a remote desert ranch owned by financier Jeffrey Epstein is over. The State Land Office announced Friday that Cypress Inc., a company associated with Epstein, has dropped its claims...

Medical examiner dismisses doubts about Epstein autopsy

Oct. 30, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The medical examiner who ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide immediately pushed back Wednesday against the suggestion by a longtime forensic pathologist hired by Epstein's family that some of the evidence indicates homicide. Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson said she stands...