The famous friends of Jeffrey Epstein
The convicted sex offender and alleged sex trafficker was once a very popular man
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On August 10, 2019, Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell after being charged with sex trafficking of a minor. But the disgraced multimillionaire was suspected of committing sex crimes against underage girls long before his arrest in 2019. A Netflix documentary released in May, called 'Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich,' reveals shocking details of the alleged child sex trafficking ring he had been building for 20 years before his arrest.
Victims who spoke out in the documentary said that he assaulted girls as young as 14 years old . They claim that he would invite vulnerable teen girls, often from troubled backgrounds, to his mansion to give him massages, after which he would eventually sexually assault them and pay them. His exceptional manipulation skills and wealth allegedly allowed him to build a network of 'sex slaves,' who would recruit even more girls for him.
It's also alleged that he flew his favorites around the world with him and shared them with his famous friends. No one else has been charged in relation to this horrific scandal, but there are rumors that important figures such as Hollywood producers and British royals may have been involved. Click through the following gallery to see which notable men were friends with Epstein before his downfall.
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