Jeffrey Epstein was still flying on private jets in late 2018 when the Miami Herald‘s Julie K. Brown published an investigative series detailing his trafficking and sexual abuse of girls as young as 14. Much of the world had forgotten that he’d pleaded guilty a decade earlier to soliciting a minor for prostitution. Even more lost to history was the role of then U.S. attorney Alexander Acosta, who led the prosecution. But when President Trump nominated Acosta to be labor secretary, in 2017, Brown knew the story warranted a fresh look. She spent the next several months amassing documents and identifying 80 of Epstein’s former victims. “The more I learned about it,” she says, the odder it seemed—especially a secret plea deal led by Acosta. Soon after Brown’s series was published, the Justice Department began investigating the plea deal, and by summer 2019, Epstein had been indicted for creating a “vast network of underage victims for him to … [Read more...] about This woman guaranteed that the name Jeffrey Epstein would become notorious
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