Jeffrey Epstein arrested for sex trafficking of minors in Florida and New York

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by StarJack, Jul 6, 2019.

  1. StarJack

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  2. EJR914

    EJR914 Cheezburger Operator

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    He's got friends in very high and political places.
     

  3. moe mensale

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    The Examiner article is a little misleading. Epstein wasn't arrested on any new charges. The charges are the original ones, all a decade or more older. The Appeals Court determined that some records were sealed by the lower trial court without just cause or proper explanations. Apparently something in the unsealed records made someone say "Oh, look at that!" Soon after they were unsealed, Epstein was arrested.

    The unsealing was the result of lawsuits by attorney Alan Dershowitz, blogger Michael Cernovich and the Miami Herald.

    https://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-...ng-of-records-in-jeffrey-epstein-related-case
    Epstein is discussed in several threads here including the "pedophiles" thread.
     
  4. moe mensale

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    Just throwing this out but the federal prosecutor in the original trial under Bush 2 was Alex Acosta. He's the guy who cut the sweetheart deal for Epstein. Yeah, so what? So now Acosta is Trump's Secretary of Labor. Could this also be a flank attack to get at Trump? Who knows but the blowback potential is huge. Lots of "very important" names involved. Not just Americans either.
     
  5. Schweisshund

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  6. Phil1979

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    Some big names are shaking in their boots. The canary will sing and tell on anyone he can to get his freedom back.
     
  7. Clark

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    Unless whatever USA he ends up with is one of them and they cut a deal to keep him quiet.
     
  8. gunsmoker

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    I don't know how he can be arrested based on incidents that were known to the federal government several years ago, investigated, prosecuted, and for which Epstein entered a conditional dismissal, similar to getting first offender treatment. He kept up his end of the bargain, didn't he?
    I don't think the feds can or should try to prosecute him for anything that was already in his file back then.
    NEW incidents, new victims coming forward? Sure. Hit him with new charges on those incidents.

    OR, if a STATE wants to prosecute him on STATE-LEVEL charges, without any regard to what the feds have done or refuse to do to him, that's fine too. Separate sovereigns. What he did likely violated both federal laws and state laws at the same time. So, does any State want to take a bite at his apple? The State can take a bite and the Feds can have a bite, both.
     
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    Reports are that Bill Clinton was a frequent travel companion on the Lolita Express to Orgy Island.
    Knowing that Hillary and Bill's futures and fortunes are inextricably intertwined, and she will protect him even if she doesn't like him or trust him....

    How long will it be before Jeffery Epstein "chooses" to take his own life?
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    Could it be that he was arrested after these files were unsealed to keep him from being suicided? Maybe some of the people that were mentioned in the files are some who have a history of deciding when & how someone commits suicide and this was a way to keep him a little safer until he could testify?
     
  11. moe mensale

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    Epstein was originally convicted on a single state charge for his activities in Florida. The "sweetheart deal" he got from Acosta didn't cover any potential allegations in other states. One of his other homes is in Manhattan, hence the new charges by SDNY on the old allegations.
     
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  13. StarJack

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    His upcoming suicide is tragic...
     
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  15. NTA

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    The raid on his house/s turned up lots of child porn. That ought to be an easier case to make than retrying the old one.
     
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    The atty general (Barr) has recused himself from this case. No joke. Comey's daughter has it under control.
     
  17. Schweisshund

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    I read that earlier.

    I still want to know what was on Abedin's laptop.
     
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  18. moe mensale

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    So it starts.

    "You never let a serious crisis go to waste." - Rahm Emanuel

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pe...o-step-down-over-epstein-plea-deal-hits-trump