Photo Credit: Inside Edition No copyright infringement intended. Does everyone see the snake in this picture? The road looks like a snake, slithering through the trees with its head near the house..
WAKE UP!! The truth is finally coming out. OPEN YOUR EYES. I know it is horrifying to believe that this things are happening around us…but it is TRUE. The Epstein story is not just about horney old men using young women for sex. As disgusting and unforgiveable as that is, there is a much darker and more evil part of this story that the public is not addressing. The trading of human flesh and blood, especially that of young children is out of control. It must be stopped!!
Epstein’s island was used to provide the elite a safe and secluded place where they could keep little children in cages and chains and use them for sexual perversion, torture and kill them. There were hundreds of children’s bones found in the water near his Temple. There were likely many more buried in under the ground. Please PEOPLE grow up and stop pretending everything is fine. IT IS NOT FINE! The world is going to HELL in a handbasket. Many little children, teens and even adults are in a LIVING HELL
PLEASE REVIEW MY ARTICLE “Update 2/23/20 – It’s in The Blood – Part 10 of 11 – ABORTION”
There are elites who rule this world. THEY ARE POSSESSED by DEMONS who often manifest as Reptilians. THIS IS NO JOKE. Those demons have NO HEART, NO LOVE FOR HUMANS, NO CONSCIENCE, NOTHING to prevent them from committing the most horrendous atrocities imaginable.
Read this article and DO NOT just slough it off. Take it seriously, what if those were your children??
If you can’t see the snake in the photo, or you think it is just in my imagination, or you believe it just occurred by accident; you need to re-evaluate your critical thinking abilities. Maybe you need to unplug, and deprogram.
Jeffery Epstein is a lowlife scumbag, and I don’t really care if he killed himself, was murdered by his clients or is still alive under witness protection. Whichever is the truth, the bottom line is he has escaped justice, and we will never get the whole truth. I wouldn’t even be addressing this topic at all, but for the fact that this hideous, disgusting, inhuman behavior is going on everyday. WAKE UP! WAKE UP! WAKE UP! Quit hiding your head in the sand. Face the TRUTH. IT is the only way for this to come to an end. MILLIONS AND MILLIONS OF CHILDREN are being tortured, hunted like animals, sacrificed, and even eaten!! What are we doing to stop this horror??? I know you don’t want to believe it is true… IT IS TRUE! Stop hiding from the truth.
For all you deniers out there. Those who just can’t bring themselves to believe that people can be this evil… I felt that letting you actually see the evidence might help you get a grasp of the reality. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So take a look. THIS EVIL IS REAL! AND IT IS GROWING LIKE A CANCER.
Take a good, long, serious look at what was going on at this island and understand this is not unique. It is going on all across the Earth. This is not new. This story has repeated itself over and over throughout history. PAGANISM, you know that it has been on the rise. This is where it leads.
Since I have hit on the submarine issue, other people have also began to look into this and I was contacted by somebody who made this depiction showing how submarines can be used to avoid detection to enter Little St. James Island.
‘Violent pedophile’ Justice Scalia
According to a first hand witness, USA Chief Justice Scalia was a Luciferian and a violent child rapist. David Shurter ranks Scalia as “one of the top three worst” pedophiles who abused him throughout his youth. So when news broke of Scalia’s strange death, the monster’s former victims got talking. News spread fast among this group that Scalia had in fact been murdered by a 13-year-old boy at a Texan ranch. The child apparently took a dislike to Scalia’s approach to rape, was triggered – and slit his perpetrator’s throat.
Somewhere to cool off and clean up after molesting kids…
This version of events might explain why Scalia’s family refused an autopsy, and why a Texan judge ruled Scalia’s death ‘natural causes’ without even viewing the body.
This scenario gains credibility when one considers the history of the property where Scalia died. A recent article in Veterans Day online magazine referred to this property as “Rent Boy Ranch, playground for Mick Jagger and Charlie Sheen” – and was promptly blocked in the USA. Here’s a screen shot of that article:
So, what is it about this ranch?
Rancho El Pedo
CIBOLO CREEK (‘RENT BOY’) RANCH IS A 30,000-acre VIP resort located in west Texas, 100 miles from the Mexican border, in the Chinati Mountains. Guests arrive by private jet at the Ranch’s own private airport. Rooms cost $500+ per night. Guests of the ranch typically include Hollywood figures, politicians and businessmen. Previous guests include: Mick Jagger, Bruce Willis, Tommy Lee Jones, Randy Quaid, Dick Cheney, Charlie Sheen.
The Cibolo Creek ‘Rent Boy’ Ranch is also frequented by an international 17th-century hunting society called the ORDER OF SAINT HUBERTUS. This all-male Order was founded in 1695 by Austrian Count Anton von Spork in the Kingdom of BOHEMIA.
The owner of Cibolo Creek ‘Rent Boy’ Ranch is John Poindexter. He obtained the property in 1988. A 3rd-generation Texan, Poindexter runs a Houston-based manufacturing company, J.B. Poindexter & Co. Poindexter is a leader in the ORDER of SAINT HUBERTUS.
John Poindexter, ‘Rent Boy Ranch’ owner
The USA branch of the Order of Saint Hubertus (aka the ‘American Knights’) held its first ever meeting at the BOHEMIAN Club in San Francisco:
The Bohemian Club owns BOHEMIAN GROVE, a 2700 acre property located north of San Francisco. Bohemian Grove is the location of elite pedophile parties attended by international male politicians and businessmen. Both places feature images of the pagan god Molech which is depicted as an owl.
President Nixon at a Bohemian Grove pedo gathering
USA Ritual Abuse victim David Shurter and I were trafficked to Bohemian Grove as children. There I was dressed as a teddy bear and made to participate in a pedophile hunt amidst the redwood forest, and was drugged and raped by Reverend Billy Graham in a pink bubble themed cabin. I was referred to Bohemian Grove by another of my perpetrators, President Richard Nixon.
Hunting, raping and killing children for sport is a common feature of elite pedophile gatherings. Alleged attendees at European pedophile hunts include King Albert of Belgium, Dutch Crown Prince Alfrink Bernhard, Prince Johan Friso of Holland and his wife Mabel Wisse Smit.
The 2010 ORDER OF SAINT HUBERTUS hunt that took place Cibolo Creek ‘Rent Boy’ Ranch included members of the Houston chapter and a number from Mexico. It was the second time Poindexter welcomed the Houston and Mexico contingent to his ranch.
Artwork at Cibolo Creek Ranch depicts a Pedophile Hunt for Children
Guests included Archduke Andreas Salvatore Hapsburg-Lothrengin, the Prince of Tuscany and Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, Jana and Scotty Arnoldy, Debbie and John Daugherty, Debbie and Vidal Martinez and Patty and Bill Porter, Dennis Murphree John Kelsey, John Brent, Jerry Finger, Bill Price and Sandy Vaughan, and Cristina Girard, who has hunted frequently in Spain with Hapsburg-Lothrengin and who entertained him in Houston before the ranch weekend.
If you have not seen the following article, please view it: COVID 19 – Pangolin Connection – THE ELITE & THE HUNT
Cremation diamonds theory, a closer look into why this may be connected to satanic ritual child abuse and trafficking. Another thing I want to mention is the cremation diamond industry. This service offers people the chance to have deceased loved ones ashes and hair turned into diamonds. Watch the video as there is more info on the article and in the video combined. This is one of the most thought triggering videos you will ever see. Although the process is very dear it may not be if elite child-traffickers Maxwell…
Ok, here is a close picture of the head of the snake road/walkway. It appears to have a very high wall around the head and that head seems to serve no purpose other than to represent the snake. There is a walkway from that platform up to a group of strange buildings before you get to the main house. Do you see the formation of the sodded area around the four trees? The design there is the same one that was on the sacrificial arena area on this island and on the “labyrinth” at Epstein’s Zoro Mansion. It represents the four cardinal directions. As do the four trees.
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Sure looks like those are doors that could lead underneath the Temple, to me.
That figure on top of the Temple does not look like an owl to me at all. Infact, to me it appears like it might be a stag. Do you see the tail? It looks like a stag/dear standing on two feet to me. I am interested in learning more about the figures on the ground level near the door. Someone said there is a figure of Poseidon on site. It appears that the one right of the door above could be Poseidon/Neptune with his spear. I am not sure what the one on the left might be. I can’t see the other figure on the roof. I have seen other shots of it and it seems to be a bird, perhaps the phoenix? The Phoenix is most often represented with a crest or something pointed at the back of it’s head. I believe the two figures are a Stag and a Phoenix.
Immediately, I saw an eerie resemblance this island has to the symbol Prince adopted to represent himself.
Something else about this island caught my eye. Do you see the outline of some kind of biped animal? Study the photo below. Look for its dog or bear like snout and the very clearly defined two feet… Is that a sasquatch?
The golden larnax of Vergina (Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki)
Much has been written and told about the much discussed symbol of Vergina. Some call it a star, others call it a sun …
The only sure thing however is that all of them are referring to the same symbol which is depicted on the golden “box” (maybe reliquary), which was found in 1977 by M. Andronikos and is attributed to the Macedonian Royal Dynasty of Philip II.
The symbol of Vergina: its uses & symbolisms in time.
This symbol was already known from the past as a decorative motif. Archaeologists have found it many times on Hellenistic coins, shields, vases, etc. Such items were found on both the mainland and the islands of Greece. The motif usually had 16, 12 or 8 “rays” and sometimes it was a religious symbol connected with the 12 Olympian gods.
After 1977 it was associated with the Dynasty of Philip and Macedonia. But the Macedonian star or sun has 16 “rays” and in the center is a “rodakas”(=rosette).
‘RODAKAS”: the magic center of everything.
“Rodakas” means “flower” and as a decorative motif it was of particular importance to the ancient Greeks. It symbolizes beauty, purity, eugenics, fertilization, earth. Many royal houses also used it as a symbol of power.
On the symbol of Vergina, a “rodakas” is put in the center and is considered as a symbol of the Earth on which all the material and spiritual goods are fertilized.
The symbol of Vergina: ‘Sun’ or ‘Star’ ?
Photo Credit:Apollo – God of the Sun
SOL INVICTUS – THE UNCONQUERABLE SUN
It is precisely with this element that the shape of the so-called ‘rays’ is connected.
However, these 16 “rays”, as experts say, are not light rays, rays of a star or a sun. The analysts came to the simple conclusion that if this were the case, they would have the typical depiction and close to the center would be thinner and away from the center, wider. Just like the light that spreads and diffuses. At least, this is what typologically can be observed in other depictions of stars or suns. And that would be the ultimate expectation.
Instead, however, the 16 stems look more like comets directed somewhere; and specifically to the center , which is the Earth.
The number (16) is considered to be related to the symbol of totality and completeness. In many cultures, number 16 symbolizes the “totality”.
This complete set/ totality on the symbol of Vergina consists of the fire, the Ocean, the Earth and the Air. These are the four elements that in ancient times constituted the world and are therefore placed at the edges of two vertical imaginary axes.
In the four quadrants which are created by these vertical axes are placed the 12 gods, who were the centre of worship and faith in Ancient Greece. On the right side we can find all the names of the gods, while on the left all the names of the goddesses.
The symbol of Vergina & the Kavirian rituals of Samothrace.
This is the predominant theory in which the Star or Sun of Vergina is a simplified symbol not only for the astral but also for the religious system of the Ancient Greeks and clearly of the Macedonians.
Many others associate this symbol with more complex symbolism and the worship of Sirius. Of course, it is not unknown that Philip’s wife, Olympiada, was a priestess in the Kavirian mysteries of Samothrace; where Philippe met her and fell in love with her. It is also well known that the worship of Sirius was in the center of Kavirian mysteries.
Combining all these, it would be possible that the symbol found in 1977 can be combined with more secret and symbolic codes.
Ok… some very strange things about this Sundial. First of all not only is it creepy that there are benches all around it, but do you notice that the shadows cast by the benches look like Gallows?? The Roman numerals on the face make no sense at all. Only a few numbers are present, their placement is incorrect, what is the reason for the group of numbers in the top left? What is the significance of the rocks at each of the numbers in the group at the top? Why is there an extra space between the number V and the number VI. The number VI on the right side and the number VI on the left side are aligned. What are those articles place above both of those numbers? When enlarged, they appear to be some kind of statue or sculpture.
The following photos are from The Clover Chronicle.com https://cloverchronicle.com
Ohhhh Yes: FBI Raids Epstein’s Pedophile Island
Posted at 6:41 pm on August 12, 2019
Published on Aug 30, 2016
At this time, the exact cause of the explosion is unknown.
It might have simply been a faulty transformer or perhaps something more sinister, such as the destruction of evidence in relation to Epstein’s latest legal troubles.
Jeffrey Epstein… Situation Much Worse Than Reported… Pedo Island Horrors Via Ray Chandler Instagram Suggest Cannibalism,Torture, Killroom Ceremonies!
Q Says Rachel Chandler (Epstein Island-Rothschild-Clinton-Royalty Insider) Is Key!! Woman Openly Flaunted Pic on Instagram of Epstein Island Sex and Torture Kill Room as They Literally Saw Off Someone’s Arm
An absolutely brilliant #Anon went digging through USGS topographical data to try and sort out the most likely areas where #JeffreyEpstein would build his tunnels, and compiled a ton of helpful images to help visualize the actual size and depth of these things, as well as probably entrances and exits.
This fits with another anon, who theorized about the size of the tunnels based on the power and probable output of the HVAC units found on the surface.
(If the images aren’t big enough, simply right-click, and open the image in a new tab).
More than two decades ago, Little St. James Island, a small part of the U.S. Virgin Islands, began to change in ways that the locals on neighboring islands regarded with suspicion. Plants were cleared. Poles bearing American flags went up. Security guards lined the beaches.
These transformations, according to the Associated Press, happened when the island was bought by accused child-sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead by apparent suicide in his prison cell on August 10. The island has, over the years, gained a handful of sinister nicknames: “Orgy Island,” “ Pedophile Island,” and “Island of Sin.” (Epstein, Bloomberg reports, preferred the nickname “Little St. Jeff’s.”)
Though much of what transpired on the island has remained the subject of rumor, it’s likely that more concrete details will soon emerge: On Monday, at least a dozen FBI agents raided Epstein’s Little St. James residence, a bureau spokesman told NBC News.
Below, everything to know about Epstein’s ties to the island.
The island was Epstein’s main place of residence.
In 1998, for $7.95 million, Epstein purchased Little St. James Island, which is situated between the larger St. Thomas and St. John islands. After buying the 72-acre body of land, Epstein outfitted the island with towering palm trees, multiple buildings, and a helicopter pad, Bloomberg reports.
Though not many details have been reported about the interior of the main residence, a former employee said that Epstein had two offices, which no one but the maid was allowed to enter, where he kept security boxes. A former IT contractor who worked for Epstein from 1999 through 2005 also shed light on what was to be found inside Epstein’s residence: countless photos of nude women.
“There were photos of topless women everywhere,” contractor Steve Scully told ABC News. “On his desk, in his office, in his bedroom.”
There’s also what appears to be a mysterious blue-striped temple. According to Insider, which investigated the structure, it previously featured a gold dome that flew off in 2017 when the hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the region. While the purpose of the temple is unknown, one possibility is that it had served as a place for the classically trained Epstein to practice piano — workers described it as a music room with acoustic walls and a grand piano inside, as the AP reports.
Both also pointed out the temple’s questionable wooden door, which features a reinforcing lock bar. “What makes it peculiar is that if you wanted to keep people out, the bar would be placed inside the building, [but the] locking bar appears to be placed on the outside … as if it were intended to lock people in,” he said. According to Scully, though, the building is simply a gym. (He claims, however, that the gym allegedly features an especially large framed photo of a topless woman.)
Epstein also had an interest in “pirate treasure,” one of his former employees told Bloomberg. Reportedly, Epstein would pay staffers anywhere between $100 and $1,000 if they discovered and gave to him old rum bottles, plates, and other dishware.
He allegedly ran his trafficking ring there.
According to Fox News, Epstein had a dedicated team of workers on the island who trafficked girls as young as 12 to his clients. To get there, Epstein would fly the underage girls into St. Thomas, and then he would ferry them over to his private island via a boat named Lady Ghislaine, one former employee told Bloomberg.
Once on the island, the underage girls and women say they were coerced into sexual encounters and, in some cases, even held hostage. Sarah Ransome, who claims Epstein instructed her to have sex with lawyer Alan Dershowitz when she was in her 20, said she tried to swim off the island, only to be found by a search party that included Epstein and his alleged madame Ghislaine Maxwell. (Dershowitz claims that he has never met Ransome). She also said that they kept her passport so she couldn’t leave — a ruthless tactic they allegedly used in an attempt to hold more than one victim against their will. In a 2015 defamation lawsuit filed against Maxwell, the house manager for one of Maxwell’s close friends testified that a “distraught” 15-year-old Swedish girl told him that Maxwell had taken away her passport and tried to force her to have sex with Epstein while she was on the island. (In a statement, a spokesperson for his former employer called this claim “demonstrably false and defamatory.”)
Furthermore, in his interview with ABC News, Scully said that he frequently saw groups of girls who “couldn’t have been more than 15 or 16 years old” riding ATVs and bathing topless.
And he reportedly ordered heavy renovations while he was facing a potential life sentence for his role in said alleged trafficking ring.
According to permit records obtained by NBC News, while Epstein’s legal team was busy negotiating a notoriously lenient plea deal for their client in the fall of 2007, Epstein was preoccupied with orchestrating major renovations on the island. (He would eventually plead guilty to two counts of soliciting prostitution from a minor, thus dodging federal sex-trafficking charges, and serve just 13 months in jail.) During this time, Epstein reportedly ordered the construction of a spa, a living room that would connect to a ground theater, a new kitchen, and two new guest rooms. Altogether, he sought to expand his residence by nearly 20,000 square feet — a transformation that turned his main house into a mansion.
Bill Clinton allegedly visited the island, though he has repeatedly denied the claims.
Virginia Roberts, who claims to have been trafficked by Epstein, told her lawyers in 2011 interview that she saw Clinton with “two young girls” on the island. “I remember asking Jeffrey, ‘What’s Bill Clinton doing here?,’ [that] kind of thing, and he laughed it off and said, ‘Well, he owes me a favor,’” Roberts told her lawyers.
Clinton, however, has repeatedly denied this allegation through his spokesperson.
“President Clinton knows nothing about the terrible crimes Jeffrey Epstein pleaded guilty to in Florida some years ago, or those with which he has been recently charged in New York,” Angel Urena said in a statement. “He’s not spoken to Epstein in well over a decade, and has never been to Little St. James Island, Epstein’s ranch in New Mexico, or his residence in Florida.”
Most recently, Epstein bought a neighboring island.
In 2016, Epstein purchased the nearby Great St. James Island, which is approximately 165 acres, for $18 million. This year, he had begun construction on a compound there despite a stop-work order that had been in place since December. The compound was to feature an amphitheater, an underwater office, and pool, according to the Virgin Islands Daily News.
On July 9, U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett said she would be matching the donations she had received from Epstein over the years to give to organizations in her district that focus on women and children. “I am uncomfortable having received money from someone who has been accused of these egregious actions multiple times,” Plaskett said.
This post has been updated.
As always with Q, it is not clear, but here are some of the relevant posts, from earliest forward:
Why is Epstein spending $29mm to bury the tunnels underneath is temple on Epstein Island?
Phones were allowed in.
These people are stupid.
Where do roads lead?
Each prince is associated with a cardinal direction: north, south, east and west.
Symbolism will be their downfall.
The BITE that has no CURE – NSA.
As the Chans point out, there are several ways to read it. All roads lead to Rome is a common saying, and Q is discussing the Vatican, and there is talk that some of the elites might actually trace their lineage back to the Roman Empire:
In the photo, with the file name “187 site E,” [which begs the question are there other 187 [police lingo for murder] sites?] that is a photo of Jeffery Epstein’s Island, so all roads in the photo lead to Epstein’s Island, which may have been being used for some sort of sacrifice rituals in his gold-topped “temple”:
A second possibility is, if you follow all the roads, you are eventually taken to the water. Q has said, watch the water. If Epstein did oversee murders on the island, he would have bodies to dispose of. A smart person would dissolve them in acid or burn them to powder, but someone on an island in an area close to deep water, like in that volcanically-formed southern Caribbean might get lazy. It is possible surveillance has observed from above as Epstein and his staff have created a Dexter-like dumping ground somewhere in the vicinity of that island.
Alternately, each road leads to empty areas at the north, south, east, and west, and Q references the Crown Princes of Hell each having cardinal directions:
Each prince is associated with a cardinal direction: north, south, east and west. This is in line with other Western magical practices that commonly associate supernatural beings with the cardinal points.
Some think Epstein may have conducted sacrifices at different points to summon different dark spirits. Interestingly, Epstein does have a large Compass Rose large enough to be seen from a satellite embedded in his landscaping:
Regardless, what Q seems to be implying is that Epstein was conducting some sort of satanic rituals on his little island, probably with Marina Abramovic at times hosting the events.
Q also implies that these rituals may have included murder, and that one may have been videotaped with a phone using underground tunnels which Epstein is now paying $29 million to fill up. Or perhaps they were all videotaped by the copious surveillance technology Epstein was reputed to have installed on his island, and someone used a phone and the tunnels to access and transfer the stored data out. Whatever happened, it is likely bad things were going on when the rich hit that island, and given Epstein was playing the intel game, it was all probably recorded. And given that, you know those files were top level targets of a plethora of intel agencies.
There has been a rumor of some Hillary video coming out, which Q has alluded to, that was so bad that there would be no coming back from its release.
This takes me back though. I remember years ago, 60 Minutes, I think it was, interviewing Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown, back when he was the kooky Mayor of some town, who nobody thought could ever be elected Governor again. They walked into the town hall, and the floor was, as I recall, a sort of polished terrazzo tile type affair. The entryway opened to a big sort of cathedral ceiling, and in the center of the floor was a giant terrazzo tile star that looked like the cardinal compass you see on maps, probably fifteen feet in diameter. As they walked over the star, the interviewer (Leslie Stahl?) quickly blurted a question out of the blue, pointing down to the star, and asking, “Do you use this star for magical ceremonies?” It came out of nowhere, and part of the reason I remember it is because at the time I instantly wondered, why would she even think of that, let alone ask it?
But what really burned it into my brain was Moonbeam’s eyes, which as soon as she asked the question went as big as saucers as his face looked paralyzed in shock. He had been completely relaxed, until that question. He then stammered and stuttered while waving dismissively, but he never said no, and he quickly motioned her to move through a door to end the line of questioning.
I sat forward and laughed at the time. I pictured Mayor Moonbeam and some hippies late at night lighting candles while wearing dandelion tiaras, and standing on the points of the star facing each other, while using incantations to summon the wind goddess to bring profits to his town’s wind generator project. I then laughed because I assumed Leslie Stahl had heard rumors, and blurted the question out as a joke to screw with Moonbeam. Even leftist bimbos tooled Moonbeam for amusement.
But then you hear stories like Q is saying, and see things like this, especially the first girl:
It makes you think. I believe it possible demonic possession is a real phenomenon, because I have seen people who were scientifically trained skeptics, including a Harvard trained psychiatrist, who went in skeptical, attended exorcisms, and came out ardent believers. I cannot explain it scientifically, nor can anyone else, but science knows very little of the world. It has never seen Dark Matter, which we are told makes up 96% percent of the Universe, and indeed cannot even be certain if it even exists, in a universe which may contain ten dimensions, of which we are only familiar with four. Ruling what is possible or not based on an incomplete understanding of what only, maybe, 4% of the Universe is capable of in just four of the ten or more dimensions that may exist, is silly.
So suppose demonic possession is some sort of poorly characterized phenomenon, involving a sentient intelligence operating within something we do not understand and rarely can see, that can enter our dimensions and take over the interactions of the matter in our 4% of the Universe under certain, amenable conditions.
That would imply satan and demonic possession could be real. Suppose demons can possess people, and need people of the lowest moral character to take over. Who seemingly has the almost supernatural advantages in the world (picture druggie Obama becoming President effortlessly, or Hillary dodging jail time, after time, after time)? Who is of a lower moral character than politicians? Who would sell their souls for power? It could fit.
Moreover I think Narcissists would gravitate to the occult whether it gave real advantage or not. The occult promises the free resource availability r-strategists crave. You do something awful, and then the dark forces rain success and power and all the things you want down on you effortlessly, while others are left behind toiling arduously with nothing. The idea would naturally appeal to them.
So I do not think it at all unlikely that there may be sadistic narcissists like Hillary who would want to engage in such behavior as ritualistic satanic sacrifice, nor do I think they have the moral fiber or empathy to keep them from doing so.
Q might not be joking when he says we are going to be taken to a very dark place.
By Dagny Taggart
UPDATE: Alexander Acosta announced his resignation today:
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta said on Friday he will resign his position amid fallout from the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case.
Speaking to reporters, Acosta made the announcement while standing outside of the White House while and next to President Donald Trump.
Trump said that Acosta called him Friday morning with his decision, and added that it was the Labor Secretary’s idea to step down. (source)
On July 6, 2019, American financier, “philanthropist,” and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested (again). He is charged with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors in Florida and New York.
The federal indictment was unsealed and shared with the public several days ago. To read it, click here: Jeffrey Epstein indictment
The indictment states that Epstein sexually exploited many “minor girls” between 2002 and 2005 in Florida and New York. Some of the girls were as young as 14 at the time of the alleged abuse.
On Tuesday, we reported as many details as we could find on Epstein’s arrest and the charges. You can read that article here: An Unbiased Look at What We Know About the Epstein Scandal So Far.
Since Tuesday, a lot more information on the case has been published. We will provide as many updates as we could confirm in this article.
First, we will cover a bit of background on Epstein and the possible reasons he has remained a free man (until now) despite serious allegations and what appears to be a large body of evidence that supports his alleged victims’ claims.
Then, we will discuss new developments in the case.
Here is a condensed timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein case.
This timeline is based on a report that The Miami Herald (https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article221404845.html) published in November 2018. (For some reason, we aren’t able to post a live link to the Herald article, but you can copy and paste that URL in your browser to see the article.)
In 2006, after pressure from the Palm Beach police chief, the FBI opened a federal investigation into Epstein, dubbed “Operation Leap Year.’’ Documents list the possible crime as “child prostitution.’’ A few months later, the FBI began interviewing potential witnesses and victims from Florida, New York, and New Mexico.
In 2007, as the U.S. Attorney’s Office was preparing to present the case to a federal grand jury, Epstein’s attorneys requested a meeting to discuss the investigation. That June, a 53-page indictment was prepared by the U.S. Attorney’s Office as, simultaneously, plea negotiations are initiated with Epstein’s legal team. That August, Alexander Acosta, who was then the U.S. attorney in Miami, entered into direct discussions about the plea agreement. In September, federal prosecutors presented several federal plea agreements. They were rejected by Epstein and his attorneys. Epstein signed a non-prosecution agreement on Sept. 24, but his attorneys continued to delay his court appearance.
In October 2007 – with the non-prosecution agreement still being debated – Acosta met with Epstein lawyer Jay Lefkowitz at the West Palm Beach Marriott to discuss finalizing a deal. Among the terms agreed upon: that the victims would not be notified, that the deal would be kept under seal and all grand jury subpoenas would be canceled.
In 2008, with the plea negotiations and the Justice Department review still in limbo, the FBI continues its probe, locating more witnesses and evidence. That March, preparations were made for a new federal grand jury presentation. In court documents, the U.S. Attorney’s Office notes that Epstein’s victims are being harassed by his lawyers, who are not specifically named. In May, the Justice Department issues a finding that, if a plea deal is not reached, Epstein can be federally prosecuted. Epstein’s lawyers revisited the plea negotiations, and on June 30, Epstein appeared in a Palm Beach County courtroom. He pleaded guilty to state charges: one count of solicitation of prostitution and one count of solicitation of prostitution with a minor under the age of 18. He was sentenced to 18 months in jail, followed by a year of community control or house arrest. He is adjudicated as a convicted sex offender who must register twice a year in Florida.
Epstein was released from jail five months early. Despite being placed on probation for a year – confined to his Palm Beach home except to travel to his office in West Palm Beach – records show he made frequent trips to Manhattan and to his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to Law & Crime, the NYPD reportedly allowed Epstein to skip mandatory check-ins.
In September 2009, Epstein’s federal non-prosecution agreement was made public. By then, at least a dozen civil lawsuits had been filed by women who allege they were molested by Epstein when they were underage. Epstein settled many of them out of court.
In November 2009, Alfredo Rodriguez, one of Epstein’s former butlers, tried to sell a black book filled with the names of hundreds of girls and young women that Epstein allegedly procured for sex and massages to an undercover FBI agent. Rodriguez told FBI agents he witnessed nude underage girls at Epstein’s pool and had known that the millionaire was having sex with them. He also said he saw pornography involving underage girls on Epstein’s computers. Rodriguez was later charged with obstruction of justice and sentenced to federal prison. He died in 2015. The contents of the black bookbecome public as part of several civil lawsuits.
In 2015, Virginia Roberts Giuffre filed court papers in Florida claiming that she was forced by Epstein to have sex with Prince Andrew and lawyer Alan Dershowitz when she was underage. “In a sworn affidavit, she provides photographs of her with the prince and with Epstein’s close associate, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell. She claims Maxwell worked as Epstein’s madam, which she denies. Dershowitz and the prince deny her claims as well, setting off a series of legal actions between Dershowitz and Roberts’ attorneys that are later resolved in an out-of-court settlement,” Miami Herald reports (https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article221404845.html). Later that year, Roberts sued Maxwell in federal court in New York, claiming that Maxwell defamed her in public statements in the media. “The lawsuit is widely viewed as a vessel for Epstein’s victims to expose the scope of Epstein’s crimes. Several civil lawsuits filed the same year allege that Epstein and Maxwell operated an international sex trafficking operation,” explains The Herald (https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article221404845.html).
Why did Epstein get such a light sentence?
There are several theories surrounding the unusual treatment of Epstein in light of the serious allegations he has been facing for all these years. The Miami Herald estimates that Epstein had at least 60 victims. Epstein was facing a 53-page federal indictment that could have landed him in federal prison for the rest of his life.
In 2017, Vicky Ward, a reporter who has written about Epstein extensively, published an article titled Jeffrey Epstein’s Sick Story Played Out for Years in Plain Sight. In that article – worth a read, or two – Ward explains that when Acosta was being interviewed for the Labor secretary job, he was asked if his involvement in the Epstein case would be a problem during his confirmation hearings:
Acosta had explained, breezily, apparently, that back in the day he’d had just one meeting on the Epstein case. He’d cut the non-prosecution deal with one of Epstein’s attorneys because he had “been told” to back off, that Epstein was above his pay grade. “I was told Epstein ‘belonged to intelligence’ and to leave it alone,” he told his interviewers in the Trump transition, who evidently thought that was a sufficient answer and went ahead and hired Acosta. (The Labor Department had no comment when asked about this.) (source)
Was Florida easy on Epstein because he is wealthy and had a powerful legal team?
It is likely that Epstein has a LOT of information on many elites that they’d like to keep private. He has been tied to many people in power for many years. It isn’t a stretch to suspect that he’s been able to stay out of jail for so long based on his connections.
Epstein is currently registered as a level three sex offender in New York. That designation is the most restrictive and means that the offender poses a danger to the public. So why did the NYPD allegedly allow him to skip mandatory check-ins?
The FBI has a large file on Epstein – part of which can be viewed in the FBI Vault online.
Court records list only two U.S. government representatives – Acosta and Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie Villafana – as parties in the plea agreement Epstein entered, the Associated Press reports.
Threats during the trial
In 2011, The Daily Beast obtained documents that revealed “how the fear and intimidation experienced by victims during pre-trial proceedings, combined with a ferocious, protracted campaign to undermine the prosecution, culminated in a set of charges that became a virtual slap on the wrist.”
“Over the past weeks, I have read much regarding Mr. Jeffrey Epstein,” are the opening words in an extraordinary letter written by R. Alexander Acosta, the article states. It goes on to discuss other details in Acosta’s 2011 letter, but this passage is particularly interesting:
“What followed was a year-long assault on the prosecution and the prosecutors.” Epstein had assembled a world-class legal team, including Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr, and Roy Black (best known for having defended William Kennedy Smith against rape charges in Palm Beach.) “One member of the defense team warned me that the office’s excess zeal in forcing a good man to serve time in jail might be the subject of a book if we continued,” Acosta writes. In his view, excessive zeal more aptly described the actions in Epstein’s camp: “Defense counsel investigated individual prosecutors and their families,” seeking to unearth personal issues that might lead to disqualification of members of Acosta’s team. The defense also “often failed to negotiate in good faith. They would obtain concessions as part of a negotiation and agree to proceed, only to change their minds, and appeal the office’s position to Washington.” (source)
Acosta is facing harsh criticism for how he handled the Epstein case. The reasons are quite complicated and involve a lot of legal analysis that is out of the scope of this article. If you’d like more in-depth information on how Acosta handled the Epstein case in Florida, give the following articles a read:
- Acosta Handed Epstein Possible Defense Argument in New Criminal Case, Legal Expert Says
- Acosta’s Epstein Excuses Are Nonsensical and Self-Serving
- Alex Acosta’s team ‘Bent Over Backwards’ For Accused Child Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, 2007 Letter Said
In the Above the Law article Jeffrey Epstein’s Arrest Forces Us To Ask: Which Dirtbag Lawyers In This Case Will Face Their Own Music? editor Joe Patrice identifies a “Venn diagram” of “lawyers who enabled a sexual predator”.
What was found in Epstein’s New York home?
In a bail memo released Monday morning, prosecutors say they found the following in Epstein’s New York residence:
Finally, despite having been previously convicted of a sex offense involving an underage victim, the defendant has continued to maintain a vast trove of lewd photographs of young-looking women or girls in his Manhattan mansion. In a search of the New York Residence on the night of his arrest, on July 6-7, 2019, pursuant to judicially-authorized warrants, law enforcement officers discovered not only specific evidence consistent with victim recollections of the inside of the mansion, further strengthening the evidence of the conduct charged in the Indictment, but also at least hundreds—and perhaps thousands—of sexually suggestive photographs of fully- or partially nude females.
While these items were only seized this weekend and are still being reviewed, some of the nude or partially-nude photographs appear to be of underage girls, including at least one girl who, according to her counsel, was underage at the time the relevant photographs were taken.
Additionally, some of the photographs referenced herein were discovered in a locked safe, in which law enforcement officers also found compact discs with hand-written labels including the following: “Young [Name] + [Name],” “Misc nudes 1,” and “Girl pics nude.” The defendant, a registered sex offender, is not reformed, he is not chastened, he is not repentant; rather, he is a continuing danger to the community and an individual who faces devastating evidence supporting deeply serious charges. (source)
On July 11, in the article Bizarre art, porn and dolls: Inside Jeffrey Epstein’s New York house of horrors, Fox News reported:
The Upper East Side home, essentially gifted to Epstein by wealthy retail magnate Leslie Wexner, stands seven stories tall and is considered one of the largest townhomes in New York City. It’s estimated to be valued around $56 million. Epstein, who has flitted between his Manhattan home and residences in Paris, Palm Beach, Florida, and New Mexico, is accused of abusing a number of girls across his properties. Public records show that the home was officially transferred to Maple, Inc., an LLC controlled by Epstein, for no money in 2011. (source)
Here are a few more excerpts from that article:
During a raid conducted by the FBI and NYPD after Epstein’s arrest, authorities said they found in a locked safe a trove of pornographic material featuring apparently underage girls.
Epstein, to be sure, commissioned artwork for the home. Specifically, he had a massive, photorealistic mural of a prison yard painted, with Epstein in the center. According to R. Couri Hay and The New York Times, Epstein had the mural commissioned because “there is always a possibility that could be me again.”
Other oddities of the home have come to light in the wake of Epstein’s arrest and incarceration.
According to an article in New York magazine, Epstein has a heated sidewalk, a hallway adorned with dozens of individually framed prosthetic eyeballs from England, a massive, life-like human doll hanging from a chandelier and a human-sized chessboard with scantily clad figurines modeled after his employees.
In a recent interview with NBC News, Jennifer Araoz said she was abused and raped by Epstein when she was just 15 years old.
“He had a bathtub that was kind of like opened, and there was prosthetic breasts that he could play with while he was taking a bath, I guess,” Araoz said in the interview. (source)
In $56 Million Upper East Side Mansion Where Epstein Allegedly Abused Girls, the New York Times lists other items that were seen in Epstein’s NY home, which include
…framed photographs of celebrities and dignitaries, including a signed photograph of former President Bill Clinton. A wall of the study was covered with photographs of famous people, including Woody Allen, and another that Mr. Epstein pointed out was of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia. (source)
Last year, The Miami Herald (https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article220097825.html) reported that Palm Beach police photographed several items in Epstein’s home, including what appears to be a massage chair or dental chair:
Epstein’s private island home is even more bizarre.
In Whispers, suspicion about Epstein on Caribbean island, the Associated Press describes how residents feel about Epstein:
Ask about Jeffrey Epstein on St. Thomas and rooms go quiet. Some people leave. Those who share stories speak in barely audible tones.
The 66-year-old billionaire bought Little St. James Island off this U.S. Caribbean territory more than two decades ago and began to transform it — clearing the native vegetation, ringing the property with towering palm trees and planting two massive U.S. flags on either end. When guides took scuba divers to spots near the island, security guards would walk to the water’s edge.
It was off-putting to residents of St. Thomas — a lush tropical island east of Puerto Rico with winding roads through mountains dotted with dainty Danish colonial-era homes. Then, when Epstein pleaded guilty in a 2008 to soliciting and procuring a minor for prostitution, his need for privacy began to appear more sinister.
Epstein also bought neighboring Great St. James Island, which once was popular with locals and tourists for its main attraction, Christmas Cove, a place where you could hang out and order pizza and have it delivered via boat.
“He wasn’t well received,” Spencer Consolvo, a St. Thomas native who runs a tourist shop near a large marina, told the AP. “People think he’s too rich to be policed properly.”
Federal authorities consider the smaller of the two islands to be Epstein’s primary residence in the United States, a place where at least one alleged victim said in a court affidavit that she participated in an orgy, as well as had sex with Epstein and other people. She said she saw former U.S. President Bill Clinton on the island, but that she never saw him having sex with anyone. A Clinton spokesman issued a statement saying he never visited there. (source)
There is a building that looks like a temple on Epstein’s island.
Little Saint James is home to a very odd structure. No one seems to know what exactly the building is, but there is a lot of speculation going on (as with most things Epstein).
“Workers told each other it was a music room fitted with a grand piano and acoustic walls,” the AP reports.
Business Insider notes that certain features of the “temple” raise even more questions:
When INSIDER consulted James Both, a contractor and engineer based in Chicago, he first pointed to the wooden door. “It’s styled like what you might see on a castle, with what appears to be a reinforcing lock bar across the face,” he said. “What makes it peculiar is that if you wanted to keep people out, the bar would be placed inside the building, [but the] locking bar appears to be placed on the outside … as if it were intended to lock people in.” (source)
“Downhill from the structure, at the end of a service path that branches from the main road leading to the building, lies what appears to be a smaller structure or entrance,” BI reports. Google Maps images show the “temple” and what looks like a door at the end of a path. It appears to be an entrance to a tunnel, but it is hard to say for sure:
Here’s more from Business Insider:
The smaller structure is significant if only because it could theoretically offer a second method of accessing or leaving the larger building, which in turn would suggest the presence of a hidden structure underneath it.
This possibility has gained some currency among online conspiracy theorists, some of whom believe Epstein erected the building to serve as a secluded facility for abusing children. Others have floated the hypothesis that it conceals an elevator shaft, which in turn accesses a subterranean lair where the same abuse occurred. Both groups have referred to the building as a “temple.”
There is some evidence that the larger building and the smaller structure are related to one another. According to historical satellite imagery made available by Google Earth, both were constructed sometime between 2009 and 2013. (source)
To view aerial drone footage of the island from 2014, click here: Jeffrey Epstein Private Island – Little St. James, U.S.V.I.
On July 9, 2019, The Intercept reported some troubling information:
Jeffrey Epstein shipped a shredder from the U.S. Virgin Islands to his Palm Beach home in July 2008, shortly after reaching a non-prosecution agreement with then-U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta, maritime records show. Then, in March of this year, shortly after a Florida federal judge invalidated that agreement, Epstein shipped a tile and carpet extractor from the Virgin Islands to his Manhattan townhouse, the records show.
On March 11, 2019, Epstein got a new shipment from the port in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This time, it was sent to his New York townhouse, and it’s listed in maritime records as a tile and carpet extractor that weighed 191 pounds. (source)
How did Epstein earn his money?
Epstein is often referred to as a “billionaire” but many are beginning to question that descriptor.
In the Forbes article Why Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Is Not A Billionaire, Noah Kirsch writes,
Forbes has never included Epstein, 66, in its rankings of the World’s Billionaires, since there is scant proof he holds a ten-figure fortune. As we wrote in 2010, “The source of his wealth—a money management firm in the U.S. Virgin Islands—generates no public records, nor has his client list ever been released.” (source)
Kirsch goes on to reference that 2010 article, written by Clare O’Connor, who wrote that Epstein is “NOT A BILLIONAIRE. We repeat: not a billionaire. More likely he is worth a fraction of that. Because of so much uncertainty around his numbers, he’s never been included in The Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans.”:
The source of his wealth—a money management firm in the U.S. Virgin Islands—generates no public records, nor has his client list ever been released. One known client, Leslie Wexner, billionaire founder of The Limited clothing chain, was widely believed to be his benefactor for years and the major source of his wealth: At one time, Epstein was listed as a trustee of The Wexner Foundation, and Wexner reportedly bought Epstein a $13 million New York apartment.
But once Epstein was charged with engaging in sexual activity with minors, Wexner dropped his old friend, replacing him with JPMorgan’s Dennis Hersch. Without Wexner’s backing, Epstein is almost certainly not a billionaire—so why is he continually labeled one in the press? (source)
“When asked to turn over his finances to the Florida court in May to establish punitive damages, Epstein’s lawyers “agreed to a confidential stipulation that his net worth is in excess of nine figures,” O’Connor wrote.
“It was a bone of contention with Epstein’s lawyers,” said Spencer Kuvin, an attorney who represented three of Epstein’s alleged victims on the case, of the “billionaire” designation. “In the litigation itself we were never able to get him to produce verified financial information. The ‘nine figures’ came by negotiation. It kept going up and up and up. They started at zero—they wouldn’t tell us at all.”
Kuvin added that he and his team “pursued every possible angle” to find out Epstein‘s net worth but found that much of his wealth is offshore. “We’ll never know now because everything was resolved out of court,” he said. (source)
4 ways Epstein may have acquired his wealth
An Intelligencer report titled How Jeffrey Epstein Made His Money: Four Wild Theories examines possible ways Epstein amassed his alleged fortune:
After sex-trafficking charges were handed down on Monday, executive-suite financiers discussed how absent Epstein was from the field: “He’s supposed to run an enormous FX [foreign-exchange] trading firm,” said Enrique Diaz-Alvarez, chief risk officer at Ebury. “But I never once heard of him or his firm or anyone who worked or traded with him.” (source)
The four theories Intelligencer outlines are:
#1: Ponzi scheme
A Ponzi scheme has been floated as a possible source of Epstein’s wealth since as early as 2009, when Business Insider noted that multiple red flags pointed to a possible Madoff-like fraud. The secrecy of his client list; the “administrative” nature of all 150 of his employees in 2002; the absolute control over investors’ money, and the $1 billion basement investment required — all signs could point to Ponzi, although there’s no concrete evidence. (source)
As reported earlier in this article, the bail memo stated that “some of the photographs referenced herein were discovered in a locked safe, in which law enforcement officers also found compact discs with hand-written labels including the following: “Young [Name] + [Name],” “Misc nudes 1,” and “Girl pics nude.””
This has led some to believe that Epstein was blackmailing his famous and influential friends.
In a 2015 court filing, alleged Epstein victim Virginia Roberts Giuffre claims that U.S. authorities were in possession of footage of her having sex with members of Epstein’s elite friend group:
“Based on my knowledge of Epstein and his organization, as well as discussions with the FBI, it is my belief that federal prosecutors likely possess videotapes and photographic images of me as an underage girl having sex with Epstein and some of his powerful friends,” she said. Giuffre claimed that Epstein “debriefed her” after she was forced into sexual encounters so that he could possess “intimate and potentially embarrassing information” to blackmail friends into parking their money with him. (source)
This theory makes sense – why else would Epstein hold on to so much evidence of his alleged crimes?
#3: Epstein Belongs to Intelligence
Earlier this week, we reported that some are speculating Epstein may be funded by the Israeli spy agency Mossad:
There are additional bizarre details in the Epstein story, as Michael Krieger explains in The Jeffrey Epstein Rabbit Hole Goes a Lot Deeper Than You Think. Krieger works through a series of connections (to read them, click on the link to his article – his points are made in a series of Tweets) and eventually forms a theory that Epstein’s entire operation was designed to ensnare the rich and powerful – and that the billionaire may be funded by Israeli spy agency Mossad.
Earlier this year, Derrick Broze (the journalist who interviewed Edwards in the video I embedded earlier in this article) posted a video analysis and compilation of links to articles that support that theory. That video and Broze’s sources can be viewed here: The Evidence for Jeffrey Epstein’s Mossad Connection. (source)
As we mentioned earlier in this article, Acosta allegedly hinted he was told Epstein “belonged to intelligence”:
Acosta had explained, breezily, apparently, that back in the day he’d had just one meeting on the Epstein case. He’d cut the non-prosecution deal with one of Epstein’s attorneys because he had “been told” to back off, that Epstein was above his pay grade. “I was told Epstein ‘belonged to intelligence’ and to leave it alone,” he told his interviewers in the Trump transition, who evidently thought that was a sufficient answer and went ahead and hired Acosta. (The Labor Department had no comment when asked about this.) (source)
#4: Offshore tax schemes/money laundering
Because so little is known about Epstein’s alleged clients, how much he is actually worth, and exactly how he earns money, some speculate that he is involved in some tax schemes and/or money laundering:
According to a well-developed, if factually void, pan-conspiracist take from finance Twitter’s Quantian, Epstein could have blackmailed his social circle into investing with him, then dumped the cash in an offshore account to avoid taxes. Or, similar to the Ponzi scheme conspiracy — and, again, without basis in fact — there is so little paperwork on the funds that the whole thing could just be a rig for money laundering. (source)
In 1976, Epstein joined Bear Stearns as a floor trader’s assistant, making partner in a mere four years. By 1981, he was out, setting up the J. Epstein & Co. money-management business the next year.
New York Mag described his business strategy in 2002:
In 1982, according to those who know Epstein, he set up his own shop, J. Epstein and Co., which remains his core business today. The premise behind it was simple: Epstein would manage the individual and family fortunes of clients with $1 billion or more. Which is where the mystery deepens. Because according to the lore, Epstein, in 1982, immediately began collecting clients. There were no road shows, no whiz-bang marketing demos — just this: Jeff Epstein was open for business for those with $1 billion–plus.
He would take total control of the billion dollars, charge a flat fee, and assume power of attorney to do whatever he thought was necessary to advance his client’s financial cause. And he remained true to the $1 billion entry fee. According to people who know him, if you were worth $700 million and felt the need for the services of Epstein and Co., you would receive a not-so-polite no-thank-you from Epstein. (source)
Investigative reporter Vicky Ward, who wrote a 2003 Vanity Fair profile of Epstein and has reported on him many times since, wrote that Epstein provided services in the 1980s to Steven Jude Hoffenberg, a financier who in 1995 pleaded guilty to running a Ponzi scheme.
How much does Trump know about Epstein?
It is no secret that Trump knows Epstein and has socialized with him in the past. Many media outlets seem determined to link the president with him. Indeed, there are several legitimate photos of the two men together, from years ago. Trump claims to have cut ties with Epstein years ago.
It is important to remember that while Trump, Clinton, Dershowitz, and many other public figures know Epstein and have been seen with him, there currently isn’t any proof that any of these men sexually assaulted any women while with Epstein. Trump, Clinton, and Dershowitz all have faced allegations of sexual assault and rape (some claims appear credible, some are questionable), but as of the time of this writing, none of them have been charged with any crimes.
It is also important to understand that some photoshopped images are circulating of Epstein with various people, including Trump. There is a Wikipedia editing war occurring as well – people are editing the Jeffrey Epstein page to remove references to Clinton and add references to Trump – and vice-versa.
There is, however, an intriguing article on Vanity Fair that raises some questions about how much Trump knows about Epstein and his relationship with Bill Clinton. In “He Said Not to Tell Anyone”: How Trump Kept Tabs on Jeffrey Epstein, Emily Jane Fox writes:
In the months before he ran for president, Donald Trump was in conversation with National Enquirer owner David Pecker about his old acquaintance, Jeffrey Epstein, and how his sexual abuse scandal might affect the Clintons. “Trump said that Pecker had told him that the pictures of Clinton that Epstein had from his island were worse,” recalls a former Trump Organization employee.
Perhaps the most revealing commentary Donald Trump has offered on Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier who pleaded not guilty this week to sex trafficking and conspiracy, occurred in late February 2015, onstage at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. Trump, then flirting with a presidential run, was fielding softballs from Fox News host Sean Hannity when a lightning round of questions turned to a favorite topic: Bill Clinton. “Nice guy, Trump said. “Got a lot of problems coming up, in my opinion, with the famous island with Jeffrey Epstein,” he added, seemingly veering off topic. “Lot of problems.” (source)
If Pecker really does have incriminating photos of Clinton, why haven’t they been given to the FBI or shared with the public? Perhaps he is waiting for the right moment.
Bill Clinton issued a statement about his relationship with Epstein.
Bill Clinton has long been tied to Epstein, and was one of the most famous and frequent passengers on Epstein’s “Lolita Express”. Epstein donated money to the Clinton Foundation even after his conviction. For more on the Clintons’ ties to Epstein, see The Billionaire Pedophile Who Could Bring Down Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and this report from The Miami Herald: Explore Epstein’s connections (https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article221897990.html).
On May 13, 2016, Fox News reported:
Former President Bill Clinton was a much more frequent flyer on a registered sex offender’s infamous jet than previously reported, with flight logs showing the former president taking at least 26 trips aboard the “Lolita Express” — even apparently ditching his Secret Service detail for at least five of the flights, according to records obtained by FoxNews.com.
Clinton’s presence aboard Jeffrey Epstein’s Boeing 727 on 11 occasions has been reported, but flight logs show the number is more than double that, and trips between 2001 and 2003 included extended junkets around the world with Epstein and fellow passengers identified on manifests by their initials or first names, including “Tatiana.” The tricked-out jet earned its Nabakov-inspired nickname because it was reportedly outfitted with a bed where passengers had group sex with young girls.
Official flight logs filed with the Federal Aviation Administration show Clinton traveled on some of the trips with as many as 10 U.S. Secret Service agents. However, on a five-leg Asia trip between May 22 and May 25, 2002, not a single Secret Service agent is listed. The U.S. Secret Service has declined to answer multiple Freedom of Information Act requests filed by FoxNews.com seeking information on these trips. Clinton would have been required to file a form to dismiss the agent detail, a former Secret Service agent told FoxNews.com. (source)
“According to investigative journalist, author, and executive director of Alliance to Rescue Victims of Trafficking (ATRVT) Conchita Sarnoff, former President Bill Clinton is lying when he says he “knows nothing” of Jeffrey Epstein‘s sexual predation,” reports Law & Crime:
“I know from the pilot logs and these are pilot logs that you know were written by different pilots and at different times that Clinton went, he was a guest of Epstein’s 27 times,” Sarnoff said, adding that “many of those times Clinton had his Secret Service with him and many times he did not.”
“Almost every time that Clinton’s name is on the flight logs, there are underage girls there. There are initials and there are names of many, many girls on that private plane,” Sarnoff added. (source)
Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s alleged partner-in-crime, attended Chelsea Clinton’s wedding.
Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?
Ghislaine Maxwell is a British socialite with vast connections among the international elite. She also is Epstein’s alleged madam and former girlfriend.
Maxwell has been accused of aiding and abetting Epstein’s abuse and grooming underaged girls for Epstein and his associates but has vehemently denied these allegations. She has never been formally charged for her alleged involvement with Epstein’s sex trafficking ring.
Law & Crime provides more details on Maxwell:
Born and educated in England, Ghislaine Maxwell is the daughter of disgraced publishing mogul Robert Maxwell. Before coming to America following her father’s suicide in 1991, Maxwell attended the exclusive boarding school Marlborough College and Oxford University. Once in America, however, she became a socialite, mixing and mingling with the likes of the Clintons and Prince Andrew. It was in America that she met Epstein and started dating him. They later reportedly broke up but stayed close friends.
In 2015, a woman named Virginia Roberts (now Giuffre) came forward and accused Maxwell of aiding Epstein with the solicitation of minors, including herself, for him and his guests to abuse.
A second lawsuit appeared last December this time from an adult woman named Sarah Ransome who claimed Maxwell and Epstein coerced her into sex. A key difference in this case, however, is that Ransome was in her twenties at the time of the alleged assault. This suit was withdrawn following a settlement.
A third lawsuit appeared this past April, this time from a woman named Maria Farmer. She came forward with a sworn affidavit that Epstein sexually assaulted her in the 1990s and that Maxwell molested her 15-year-old sister. (source)
Town & Country provides us with more information on Maxwell:
Much like Epstein, her social circle also encompassed Britain’s Prince Andrew; a Palm Beach set which included Donald Trump and the Clinton family—she even attended Chelsea Clinton’s 2010 wedding.
As Epstein finds himself facing new charges relating to his history of sex with underage girls, the narrative playing out in the op-ed pages and on social media, promoted by everyone from New York Times op-ed columnist Michelle Goldberg to the actress Ellen Barkin, depicts Ghislaine as someone closely tied to the billionaire financier’s activities. (source)
As of the time of this writing, Maxwell has not been arrested.
What will come of all of this?
It is really hard to say what will come of all of this. Will Epstein serve hard time for his alleged crimes? Or will he receive a slap on the wrist as he did in Florida back in 2008?
Unfortunately, child sex trafficking is a huge problem in the United States (and much of the world). In the article The Heart of Darkness: The Sexual Predators Within America’s Power Elite, John W. Whitehead explains how shockingly common it is:
This is part of America’s seedy underbelly.
As I documented in the in-depth piece I wrote earlier this year, child sex trafficking—the buying and selling of women, young girls and boys for sex, some as young as 9 years old—has become big business in America. It is the fastest growing business in organized crime and the second most-lucrative commodity traded illegally after drugs and guns.
Adults purchase children for sex at least 2.5 million times a year in the United States.
It’s not just young girls who are vulnerable to these predators, either.
According to a 2016 investigative report, “boys make up about 36% of children caught up in the U.S. sex industry (about 60% are female and less than 5% are transgender males and females).”
Who buys a child for sex?
Otherwise ordinary men from all walks of life. “They could be your co-worker, doctor, pastor or spouse,” writes journalist Tim Swarens, who spent more than a year investigating the sex trade in America. (source)
What do you think?
Will Epstein face actual time for his crimes if he is found guilty? Will he bring down others with him? How widespread do you think his alleged network is? Please share your thoughts in the comments.
About the Author
Dagny Taggart is the pseudonym of an experienced journalist who needs to maintain anonymity to keep her job in the public eye. Dagny is non-partisan and aims to expose the half-truths, misrepresentations, and blatant lies of the MSM.
Dagny Taggart is the pseudonym of an experienced journalist who needs to maintain anonymity to keep her job in the public eye. Dagny is non-partisan and aims to expose the half-truths, misrepresentations, and blatant lies of the MSM.
The arrest of Jeffrey Epstein for child trafficking has explosive potential and (if important information is revealed to the public) could expose the true face of the elite to the world. The list of powerful people linked to Jeffrey Epstein and his infamous “Lolita Express” is as long as it is staggering. Combined with the systematic recruiting and exploitation of minors for the pleasure of powerful people, the case could convince lots of people that “pedogate” is all too real.
Due to the potentially explosive nature of this case, both sides of the political spectrum are already hard at work spinning the story to favor their side. However, this case has absolutely nothing to do with “conservative” and “liberal” and everything to do with the “elite”. From heads of state to members of royal families while not forgetting, celebrities, socialites and CEOs of large companies, members from all branches of the elite gathered to celebrate extreme depravity. But now Epstein is under arrest and the parties stopped. Now, one question remains: Will the entire disgusting truth Epstein’s parties come to light or will the elite cover its tracks while throwing Epstein under the bus?
What We Already Know
Jeffrey Epstein is a financier who amassed, according to court documents, an “extravagant amount of wealth”. Although most of his fortune is hidden in offshore tax havens, sources believe that he is (or once was) a billionaire.
Along with this wealth came a great amount of power and influence. His famed “little black book” contained the names of over 1000 high-level individuals in all fields of society. Epstein was also part of two of the most powerful organizations of the world: The Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission. Both of these entities gather the world elite to decide the policies that shape the world as we know it. The Trilateral Commission was once accused of being a
“skillful, coordinated effort to seize control and consolidate the four centers of power: political, monetary, intellectual, and ecclesiastical (…) in the creation of a worldwide economic power superior to the political governments of the nation-states involved”.
– With No Apologies, Senator Barry Goldwater
The Trilateral Commission was founded by David Rockefeller. Interesting fact: Epstein was also on the board of Rockefeller University.
Epstein’s “Little Black Book” contained the names of over 1000 people ranging from close friends to peripheral contacts from the worlds of politics, business, the media and European high society.
The names include celebrities such as Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey, Chris Tucker, Ralph Fiennes, Alec Baldwin, David Blaine, Jimmy Buffett and Courtney Love; media figures including Charlie Rose, George Stephanopoulos, Katie Couric, Mike Wallace and Barbara Walters; former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak, former British prime minister Tony Blair, industrialist David Koch and the late Salomon Brothers Chief Executive Officer John Gutfreund and his wife, Susan.
Epstein was also close friends with billionaire Leslie Wexner who is the founder of Victoria’s Secret. According to this article, the pipeline between Victoria’s Secret and Epstein led to the abuse of countless models.
Epstein was arrested again on July 6, 2019, on federal charges for sex trafficking of minors in Florida and New York.
While the upcoming trial is described as an “asteroid poised to strike the elite world”, two names will most likely attract the most attention. One is the current President of the United States. The other a former President of the United States.
Trump and Clinton
Shortly after the arrest of Epstein on July 6th, mass media sources immediately linked Donald Trump to the financier.
In his most extensive known public comments about Epstein, Donald Trump told New Yorkmagazine in 2002:
“I’ve known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it – Jeffrey enjoys his social life.”
In July 2019, Trump’s opinion of Epstein switched drastically. He claimed that he knew him “like everybody in Palm Beach knew him.” He also added on several occasions that he had not been “a fan” of Epstein and that he had not spoken to him in about fifteen years.
By 2007, Epstein was reported to have been banned from Trump’s club. The ban allegation was included in court documents filed by attorney Bradley Edwards.
Another fact that might cause Trump some grief: His current labor secretary Alex Acosta played an important role in ending the investigation against Epstein. In 2008, as a U.S. attorney in South Florida, Acosta brokered a plea agreement with Epstein that allowed him to escape serious punishment for earlier allegations of sexual misconduct.
While there are undeniable links between Trump and Epstein, the relationship between Bill Clinton and Epstein is much more involved. Flight records show that Clinton flew on Epstein’s plane at least 26 times to about a dozen international locations. Flight logs did not list any secret service detail for five flights. Epstein was also involved in some of Clinton’s projects: He was a heavy donator of the Clinton Foundation. According to attorney Gerald B. Lefcourt, Epstein was also “part of the original group that conceived of the Clinton Global Initiative”.
If the Epstein trial began digging into the links between the Clinton Foundation, its involvement in Haiti and the Lolita Express, a proverbial can of worms might be pried open. Another can of worms that is begging to be pried open: Epstein’s Private Island.
The Secrets of Epstein Island
Located in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Little Saint James is Jeffrey Epstein’s primary residence since its purchase in 1998. It did not take long before the island earned a disgusting reputation.
“It has been dubbed the “Island of Sin”. Little Saint James is also known to locals as “ Pedophile Island” and “Orgy Island.” According to The Independent, “Epstein’s island developed a reputation for depravity, and it is alleged that teenage girls were made to take part in orgies on Little St. James.
According to attorneys for Epstein’s alleged victims, Little St. James is where many of the worst crimes against minors were committed by Epstein and friends who traveled there with him. Court documents allege that the then 17-year-old Virginia Roberts was forced by Epstein to have sex with Prince Andrew on three occasions – in London, New York and as part of an orgy on Little St. James.”
– Little St. James, Wikipedia
According to most researchers, Little St. James is the epicenter of the Epstein scandal. It is believed that a great number of rich and powerful people flew to this remote island to abuse an apparently endless supply of minors who were allegedly provided by a team of traffickers.
A closer look at the island reveals some strange details that are begging to be further investigated. Everything on the Island appears to be custom-built to cater to the occult elite’s extreme brand of depravity.
The fact that a “temple” was built on an island known for extreme depravity is disturbing. However, when one fully understands the mindset of the occult elite, it makes perfect sense. It is all about symbolism and ritual.
For instance, the “temple” has a striking resemblance with Hammam Yalbugha – a Mamluk-era public bath located in Syria.
Why did Epstein model his “temple” on this specific building? Because of the symbolism attached to it. Indeed, the hammam is a classic example of architecture from the Mamluk era. In Arabic, the word “mamluk” literally means “property” and is used to designate slaves.
During the Mamluk era, children were captured by the ruling class to become slaves. Boys were usually trained to become soldiers while girls were groomed to become the personal concubines of their masters. Considering the fact that Epstein island was used to import child sex slaves for the elite, the symbolism is perfectly fitting.
In order to give the “temple” an unmistakeable occult dimension, the building was adorned with golden statues representing gods (Neptune) and owl-like birds. The building is also surrounded by maze-like patterns, similar to those found in Islamic architecture.
To get a better feel of Epstein island, I suggest you view this drone footage which provides great shots of some truly bizarre elements.
One detail that urgently needs investigating is the possible presence of underground tunnels.
This is where theories get extremely dark. Some sources claim that an elaborate system of tunnels was built underneath the surface of the island – and this is where the most horrific child abuse takes place.
At the center of the island is a creepy sundial that is replete with bizarre details.
The design of the solar face on the sundial is also extremely symbolic. It is near-replica of the head of the “Masonic Man” as depicted in classic Masonic documents.
A thorough investigation of Epstein Island would most likely lead to some extremely disturbing discoveries. However, as this recent drone footage reveals, the “temple” appears to be undergoing some “renovations” (various tools can be seen through the window) while the golden dome and other golden statues are gone. According to Qanon, Epstein has spent over $29 million to bury the underground tunnels underneath the island.
Is the elite desperately trying to cover its tracks while scapegoating Epstein? Mass media appears to be already whitewashing the truth. Some news sources are already putting out articles (such as this one) stating that the “temple” was actually Epstein’s gym.
The Epstein case has the potential of blowing up in the face of the elite. According to “liberal” media, the case could link Donald Trump to Epstein and cause him great harm in the next elections. According to “conservative” media, the case could finally put to light the deep association between the Clintons and Jeffrey Epstein while revealing the shady child trafficking network that was fronted by the Clinton Foundation.
However, for truth seekers with no political agenda, this case is the occasion of exposing the evil, depraved and sadistic mindstate of the occult elite, which takes pleasure in stealing the innocence of children while flaunting its symbolism to the world. Will the dark secrets of Epstein Island and the occult elite be finally revealed to the world? Or will mass media filter and censor the information that will go against the interests of its elite owners?
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The latest buzz about the Jeffrey Epstein child sex-trafficking case regards a temple-like structure on his private island — an island he calls “Little St. Jeff’s,” but one St. Thomas locals called “ Pedophile Island” or “Orgy Island.” It is on this 72-acre island that Epstein allegedly ferried in young women on a boat named the “Lady Ghislaine.” Epstein’s friend and former partner, Ghislaine Maxwell, is a British socialite who has been accused of acting as Epstein’s madam.
There have been varying explanations for the blue-striped “temple.” While the Associated Press account of it was benign, INSIDER’s story about it turned up something that is potentially nefarious.
The AP, citing workers, said that the building may have functioned as a glorified and grandiose music room, complete with a grand piano and “acoustic walls.” It’s been said that Epstein is classically trained. But the INSIDER account is raising eyebrows because an engineer and contractor named James Both commented that the wooden door of the structure appeared to be designed to keep people in, rather than keeping people out.
That and a second structure or apparent door down the hill have given rise to the thought that, perhaps, the temple served a very different purpose.
Temple on Epstein’s ‘ Pedophile Island’ invites conspiracy theories
This week’s sex trafficking charges against Epstein have renewed longstanding questions about his private Caribbean island, particularly about the temple erected there.
Not sure we’ve scratched the surface yet on the sinister weirdness of the Epstein story https://www.thecut.com/2019/07/jeffrey-epstein-virgin-islands-little-st-james-house.html …
It’s styled like what you might see on a castle, with what appears to be a reinforcing lock bar across the face. What makes it peculiar is that if you wanted to keep people out, the bar would be placed inside the building, [but the] locking bar appears to be placed on the outside … as if it were intended to lock people in.
One angle of the second structure:
A second angle:
Mr. Both downplayed the purpose of the second structure, while also allowing the possibility that there could be something underneath the temple:
But Both, the Chicago contractor and engineer, said the smaller structure looked less like a secret entrance and more like a cistern for storing or treating water, a necessity for bringing plumbing to the more remote parts of the island. Another possibility, he added, was “a small caretaker’s shack which might include equipment for maintaining the property.”
As for a secret elevator and lair: “It is absolutely possible to install a dwelling and elevator underneath the structure.” The main caveat, however, was privacy: “If an elevator was built there, [there] would most likely be a record with the vendor who installed the elevator, as they typically require yearly maintenance and inspection. … A simple stairwell would be a better option if someone wanted to conceal their activities at the location.”
Interestingly, the temple appears to have been built between 2009 and 2013, which was after Epstein got a sweetheart deal that resulted in 13 months in a county jail in Florida.
After Epstein was arrested and charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, Southern District of New York prosecutors painted a picture of a man unrepentant. When authorities raided Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion, they said they found “at least hundreds–and perhaps thousands–of sexually suggestive photographs of fully-or partially nude females.” Prosecutors said some of the images appeared to be of underage girls. “[A]t least one girl, who according to her counsel, was underage at the time the relevant photographs were taken,” they said. Prosecutors said Epstein locked away the photos in a safe.
Prosecutors noted that Epstein is a registered sex offender with a prior conviction, but that he has nonetheless “continued to maintain a vast trove of lewd photographs of young-looking women or girls in his Manhattan mansion.”
Inquiring minds, therefore, want to know what was going on Epstein’s secluded estate in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where he reportedly spent most of his time in recent years.
Jennifer Araoz, a now-32-year-old woman who alleged this week that Epstein raped her when she was 15, described a man who was a creepy and criminal aesthete.
Araoz said that when she was 14 she was recruited outside of her NYC school by a young woman to go to Epstein’s townhouse. That was in 2001. Araoz described strange things at Epstein’s residence–of which there are many–including a painting of a young naked woman that hung on the wall of Esptein’s “favorite room in the house.” In that room was a massage table. “When he first brought me up there, he was like, ‘You know, you remind me so much of this woman in the painting,’” she said.
By Araoz’s account, this was an example of Epstein linking select art works to sexual perversion. It makes one wonder whether the temple or other art works were linked in a similar way.
This hasn’t been the only account of Epstein using art for strange purposes. Consider R. Couri Hay’s comment in the New York Times after Epstein’s arrest. Hay is a PR employee who claimed to have visited Epstein at his Manhattan mansion earlier this year. Hay said that Epstein commissioned a mural, one showing him behind bars; this was after Epstein escaped potential life in prison in Florida for sexually abusing dozens of girls. The painting reportedly hangs on the second floor of the Upper East Side mansion.
The painting depicted “a photorealistic prison scene that included barbed wire, corrections officers and a guard station, with Mr. Epstein portrayed in the middle.”
Hay claimed that Epstein remarked, “That’s me, and I had this painted because there is always the possibility that could be me again.” Based on this account, it seems he commissioned it as a reminder — but of what, exactly, and why?
For more on this structure, see ABC News’ recent reporting.
[Image via Axiom screengrab]
EXCLUSIVE: Fully-equipped dentist chair, close-ups of young girls’ backsides and a teddy by his bed: Creepy images and video from inside the mansion of Clinton and Prince Andrew friend, pedophile Jeffrey Epstein
- WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
- Daily Mail Online has exclusively obtained video showing cops combing over property pervert friend of Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew called home
- The video taken at the $16.4million property shows in intimate detail depraved Epstein’s liking for young girls — the younger the better
- Photos included one of a child bending over in a dress and images of teenagers posing in bikinis
- Ghislaine Maxwell, who was Epstein’s girlfriend at the time of the raid, features in many, including one where she is nude on a beach
- The raid on the mansion overlooking Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach took place on October 20, 2005
- At the time, authorities were investigating claims that Epstein hired underage girls to massage him in their underwear or totally naked
- Epstein pleaded guilty to a single charge of soliciting an under-age prostitute and was sentenced to 18 months in prison
- The billionaire served 13 months and had to register as a sex offender
A fully equipped dentist’s chair, close-up photographs of young girls’ backsides and a snap of a pedophile meeting a pope. These were the images that police found when they searched evil Jeffrey Epstein’s waterfront mansion.
Now Daily Mail Online has exclusively obtained the video that shows the cops combing over every inch of the $16.4million property that the pervert friend of Bill Clinton and Britain’s Prince Andrew called home.
And it shows in intimate detail just how depraved was Epstein’s liking for girls — the younger the better.
Dozens of pictures — including one of a child aged no more than six or seven bending over in a tiny dress which was considered so bad that authorities blurred it out on the video — adorn the walls.
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Photos and items in Epstein’s home show in intimate detail just how depraved was Epstein’s liking for girls — the younger the better
A small teddy bear was seen sitting on a night stand next to what appears to be a replica of a lighthouse
Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite, who was Epstein’s girlfriend at the time of the raid, features in many of the pictures — including one where she too is outstretched naked on a beach. Maxwell, now 54, has been accused of procuring young girls for Epstein’s pleasure.
Those pictures and others — many focusing on Epstein’s fixation with young girls’ derrieres — are upstairs in and around his bedroom or in the pool house.
Downstairs much more innocuous photographs take up nearly every square inch on tables and sideboards.
They appear to be normal innocent snaps, the type that every family shows off proudly, vacation photos and portraits as well as pictures of Epstein shaking hands with world leaders —from Fidel Castro to Pope John Paul II.
The raid on the mansion overlooking Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach took place on October 20, 2005, six months after the pope’s death, as authorities were investigating claims that Epstein hired underage girls to massage him in their underwear or totally naked.
Often the massages progressed to sexual touching as Epstein, now 63, used vibrators on the girls and masturbated. He paid them $200-$300 a time with another $200 going to other schoolgirls who recruited them to go to his nine-bedroom home on Palm Beach’s El Brillo Way.
The video starts with a cop, with handgun drawn, climbing the stairs into the house. He then reads in minute detail the search warrant to an Epstein employee, ending with the words: ‘I would ask that you don’t answer the telephone.
‘I know that the gentleman was having a conversation with Mr. Epstein at the time, so I am sure he’s trying to call to find out what’s going on.
‘He will be told what is going on as soon as we are done, OK?’
The video, which runs for a little under 54 minutes, takes the viewer to a closet crammed with dozens of white towels before going inside Epstein’s garage, filled with two black sedans, a convertible and an aqua colored motor-cycle.
In one bathroom sits a chair. Next to it is a fully equipped dentist’s cart, complete with what appear to be drills, a lamp and other instruments.
Spencer Kuvin, a lawyer who represented some of Epstein’s alleged victims, told Daily Mail Online he knew of the cart, but had no idea why it was there. ‘Perhaps he had his dental work at home,’ he said.
In another, Ghislaine Maxwell’s black-and-white portrait hangs above the toilet bowl. On the opposite wall in full color is a young naked girl, back to the camera, running her hands through her hair.
On a wall hangs a crudely drawn picture depicting a baby and a skull contains quotes from both Ralph Waldo Emerson — ‘A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature’ — and Star Trek’s Mr. Spock — ‘Live long and prosper’.
The raid on Epstein’s home — which is just a mile and a half from Donald Trump’s famed Mar-a-Lago Club — came as cops closed in on him toward the end of a 11-month undercover investigation.
That probe started when a woman from West Palm Beach claimed her 14-year-old daughter had been lured to the mansion and ordered to strip to her underwear while she massaged the billionaire financier.
The walk-through video does not show everything the cops found, such as video cameras hidden in clocks — one in the garage and the other on Epstein’s desk. He is believed to have used the cameras to tape his famous friends in sex acts with underage girls for blackmail purposes.
A property receipt lists sex aids, videos, a school transcript, four massage tables and soap-on-a-rope among dozens of items cops seized alongside some of the framed photos of naked girls.
Eventually Epstein pleaded guilty to a single charge of soliciting an under-age prostitute and was sentenced to 18 months in prison, in a deal that was heavily criticized as being overly lenient. He served 13 months and had to register as a sex offender.
Lawyer Kuvin told Daily Mail Online: ‘Forty potential victims were identified in this case and he served a little over a year in a county lock-up. Other criminals who have done this to just one girl receive far harsher sentences, often of five to ten years.
‘This has always been a case of hide-the-ball,’ he added. ‘Epstein used to work at Bear Stearns,’ he said referring to the investment bank that crashed triggering the 2008 depression.
‘I have often thought he traded information with the federal government. Either that or he used his extensive list of contacts in both the financial and political world to garner favor.’