The case of Jeffrey Epstein exposes several sleazy aspects of the legal profession.
1) In the 11th of July article in the Sun New Jeffrey Epstein accuser claims billionaire, 66, ‘forcefully raped her’ after grooming her when she was 14, we read:
"...A once-secret agreement allowed Epstein to avoid a potentially lengthy prison sentence nearly a decade ago in a case involving nearly identical allegations of sexually abusing underage girls. Epstein pleaded guilty to lesser state charges and spent 13 months in jail. That plea deal was supposed to protect Epstein from federal prosecution, his lawyers say. They argue the new federal charges should be dismissed. The new charges were brought by federal prosecutors in New York, who say the Florida deal does not apply to them. They said the new charges overlap with the earlier case but include new allegations and victims from New York..."
Nice - avoid 1 prison sentence by pleading guilty to a lesser offence! So, if I murder someone I can instead plead guilty to a speeding traffic offence? Don't be silly, but in someway the same logic applies if you are a billionaire and buy your way out of trouble.
2) In the 8th of July Sky News article Jeffrey Epstein: Billionaire financier pleads not guilty to sex trafficking we learned:
"In 2007, he struck a deal which saw him plead guilty to a lesser Florida state felony prostitution charge when he was accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 from 1999. The allegations claimed he directed others to abuse them and paid employees to bring victims to him. He served a 13-month sentence in county jail, during which he was allowed to leave during the day to go to his office. Earlier this year, a judge ruled the deal violated the law, although last month the US Department of Justice said there was no reason to cancel the agreement."
Allowed out of prison during the day to do office work! Nice - I wonder how much that cost?
3) In the 11th of July BuzzFeed News article Jeffrey Epstein Has Offered To Ground His Private Jet And Have A Live-In Monitor Instead Of Going To Jail we learned:
"Jeffrey Epstein has asked a federal judge to release him from jail, offering to ground his private jet and await his trial inside his $77 million Manhattan townhouse."
When did criminals start dictating the terms of their bail?
4) In the Miami Herald and New York Times we learned of financial payments to silence witnesses:
"Just days after a newspaper exposé last November drew new attention to Jeffrey Epstein’s predatory behavior toward young women, he wired $350,000 to two people close to him, federal prosecutors revealed on Friday."
Good to see that some of Epstein's best mates are being exposed. Here we have articles about Randy Andy (aka "prince" Andrew):
US judge unseals files in case of girl, 17, ‘forced to have sex with Prince Andrew’, Sunday Times, 14th July
"About 2,000 files from a defamation case involving Virginia Roberts, an alleged trafficking victim, are due to be unsealed following a ruling by the US court of appeal this month. Roberts claims she was forced by Epstein to have sex with the Duke of York in London, New York and the Caribbean. Prince Andrew has strongly denied the claims. ..."
Death / Murder / Suicide
5) On the 10th of August, awaiting trial, Epstein was found dead in his prison cell.
Trump weighs in on Epstein controversy following financier’s death, Irish Times, 12th August
Trump retweets Epstein conspiracy theory, claiming Clinton connection, NBC News, 11th August
It's all very convenient that the Virginia Roberts defamation file naming the rich and famous will no longer be revealed to the public.
6) On the 24th of August we got a formal statement by Prince Randy Andy
Prince Andrew: I did not suspect Epstein's behaviour, BBC News, 24th August 2019
He is reported to have stated:
"During the time I knew him, I saw him infrequently and probably no more than only once or twice a year," the 59-year-old prince said. ...
I have stayed in a number of his residences. At no stage during the limited time I spent with him did I see, witness or suspect any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction. ...
Is "I see, witness or suspect" the same as participate? That is the key question.
7) It just gets better and better.
On the 27th of August, Prince Randy Andy's sex slave accuser Virginia Roberts said "he knows exactly what he's done":
Her lawyer, David Boies, summed things up when he said:
"Anybody can deny things in a printed statement. It’s a different thing to come here, answer questions under oath, subject to cross examination."
8) More photos of Prince Randy Andy with Epstein & Co
Prince Andrew parties with sex beast Jeffrey Epstein and Donald Trump at luxury resort, Mirror, 29th August 2019
9) Drip by drip more is coming out ...
Jeffrey Epstein 'madam' in secret Palace visits to see Prince Andrew, claims ex-cop, Mirror, 23rd August 2019
"A former police officer claimed Prince Andrew “abused” his position at the Palace when it came to having female visitors.
Paul Page alleged paedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s “madam” Ghislaine Maxwell made frequent trips to the royal household, along with others.
He claimed they would rarely sign the Palace’s official gate book, and royal protection officers would break the rules by driving them home and Andrew would become abusive if challenged."