Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, one of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s close personal friends, has been arrested for trafficking young girls in both Florida and New York.
Epstein is already a registered sex offender, but now he is being arrested for even more criminal sex acts. The Clinton pal was taken into custody by the FBI-NYPD Crimes Against Children Task Force on Saturday.
The arrest came on the heels of a New York federal appeals court that ordered the release of 2,000 pages of documents on the case. The investigation found that Epstein and his business partner, Ghislaine Maxwell, likely participated in international sex trafficking.
Epstein has offered no comment on the arrest thus far.
According to the Washington Examiner:
Epstein is a politically well-connected billionaire who for more than a decade has faced allegations of luring underage girls by hiring them to provide massages and then sexually abusing them dating back to 1999. His alleged victims, some as young as 14, have accused the hedge-funder of using his private jet to transport girls across to such places as his mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, a residence in New York City, and his private 72-acre Virgin Islands home, sometimes referred to as “Orgy Island.”
Epstein has been under suspicion of sexual misconduct before.
A little more than a decade ago, Epstein reached an agreement with federal prosecutors, including now-Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, in which he pleaded guilty to the charges, served 13 months in prison, became a registered sex offender, and paid restitution to the victims identified in the investigation. By doing this, Epstein avoided a prison sentence of a decade if he had been found guilty at trial.
Epstein is a close confidante of the Clintons. Bill Clinton frequently flew on Epstein’s plane to his private island in the Caribbean. The plane was dubbed “the Lolita Express” and was rumored to have young children on board for the sexual pleasure of Epstein’s visitors.
But Epstein is accused of trafficking young women for sex to his homes in Florida and New York, as well.
It is unknown if Bill Clinton will be implicated in these crimes. But rumors abound that Clinton participated in the sexual romps offered by Epstein.
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