Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA on 9/8/04. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics. Epstein was convicted of having sex with an underaged woman.
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An indictment accusing wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein of sex trafficking of underage girls was unsealed Monday morning in New York City, in advance of a court appearance by the former friend of President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton.
Epstein, 66, is accused in the indictment of sexually exploiting and abusing “dozens of minor girls” between 2002 and 2005 in New York and Florida.
Some of the girls were as young as 14 at the time of the alleged abuse, according to court records unsealed in Manhattan federal court in advance of his presentment there last Monday to face the charges of two counts of sex trafficking.
The indictment says Epstein would give the girls “hundreds of dollars in cash” after engaging in sex…