Latest Jeffrey Epstein News

Andrew, Harry and Meghan won't appear on Jubilee balcony

May. 06, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace on Friday answered one of the biggest remaining questions about Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations: saying that Prince Andrew, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, won’t be on the palace balcony when the monarch greets the public on...

The story so far: AP's investigation into federal prisons

May. 05, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

An ongoing Associated Press investigation has uncovered deep, previously unreported flaws within the federal Bureau of Prisons, the Justice Department’s largest law enforcement agency, whose secrets have long been hidden within its walls and barbed-wire fences. The AP’s reporting...

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking conviction

Apr. 29, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge concluded Friday that there was enough evidence to convict British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, but she also gave Maxwell a legal victory by concluding that three conspiracy counts charged the same...

Warden at Epstein jail quietly retires amid federal probe

Apr. 19, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The warden who ran the federal jail where disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself was allowed to quietly retire from the Bureau of Prisons in February. His retirement came in the midst of an investigation examining how one of the government’s highest profile inmates...

FACT FOCUS: Posts maligning Disney lack evidence

Apr. 12, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

Online posts are using flawed logic and false information to malign The Walt Disney Co. as sympathetic to pedophiles or predatory toward young children after the company publicly opposed a Florida bill banning instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third...

Ghislaine Maxwell family 'shocked' by denial of new trial

Apr. 06, 2022 03:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The siblings of Ghislaine Maxwell said Tuesday they are “profoundly shocked and troubled” that a judge rejected a new trial for the British socialite on sex trafficking charges despite revelations that a juror who helped to convict her failed to disclose he was sexually abused...

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction

Apr. 01, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge refused to throw out Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction Friday, despite a juror’s failure to disclose before the trial began that he’d been a victim of childhood sexual abuse. Maxwell, a British socialite, was convicted in December...

UK Queen shrugs off health issues, attends Philip service

Mar. 29, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II shrugged off recent health issues to attend a service of thanksgiving for her beloved husband, Prince Philip, at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday, entering the cavernous church through a side door to shorten the distance to her seat. The monarch entered...

Feds: Guard lied in probe of gun found at NYC federal jail

Mar. 18, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal correctional officer was arrested Friday for lying to investigators after a loaded gun was found in an inmate's cell at a federal jail in New York City — the same troubled lockup where financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in 2019. Greg McKenzie, a...

Prosecutors in Maxwell case say juror made 'honest mistake'

Mar. 16, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A juror in Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex abuse trial made an “honest mistake” when he failed to disclose his own history as a victim of abuse and the error didn’t prevent her from receiving a fair trial, prosecutors said in a court filing. U.S. federal prosecutors...