Tag: Estate of Jeffrey Epstein

2 Private Islands Owned By Jeffrey Epstein Hit Market For $125 Million: Wall Street Journal

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two private islands in the U.S. Virgin Islands owned by late financier Jeffrey Epstein are hitting the market for $125 million.  The news was reported on Tuesday by The Wall Street Journal, which verified the listing with an attorney for the Epstein estate and the islands’ listing agents. Located off St. Thomas, Little St. […]

AG: Epstein Used USVI Tax Breaks To Help Fund Child Sex Trafficking Enterprise

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The probate battle over sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s vast, Virgin Islands-based empire ratcheted up Tuesday with a new complaint from Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George, and an emergency motion from the estate’s attorneys to vacate liens George had placed on the more than $600 million in cash and properties Epstein left […]

Barclays: No Tie Between USVI Subpoena And Bank Top Exec’s Sudden Departure

NEW YORK — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice has served Barclays Bank in the United Kingdom with a court order to provide any documents linked to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. V.I. Attorney General Denise George is seeking information on transactions, correspondence and investments linked to the financier. The bank was subpoenaed in New […]

New York Times Sues USVI Government To Get Jeffrey Epstein’s Records

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The New York Times has sued Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. and the V.I. government for access to financial and business documents of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein under the territory’s Open Records Act. Epstein received Economic Development Commission benefits through his Southern Trust Company, Inc., which had an […]

Jeffrey Epstein’s New York City Mansion Sells For $51 Million

NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan mansion was sold for approximately $51 million to an undisclosed buyer on Tuesday, an attorney for the estate said. Funds from the sale will be transferred to the Epstein Victims’ Compensation Program so new claims can be issued, Dan Weiner said in a statement to CNN. The independent administrator […]

Jeffrey Epstein’s U.S. Virgin Islands Properties May Be Sold To Help Pay Victims’ Fund, CNN Reports

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Representatives of Jeffrey Epstein’s estate are looking to sell his U.S. Virgin Islands properties to fund the Epstein Victims’ Compensation Program. The program paused all payouts last week, according to an attorney for the estate. Epstein maintained a home on Little St. James, which he acquired in 1998, and purchased nearby Great St. […]

Maintaining Anonymity For Victims Of Sexual Abuse Is Crucial For Virgin Islands

While Jeffrey Epstein may now be gone, the reverberations of his trafficking scheme continue to echo in the Virgin Islands. Most recently, the Miami Herald reported on V.I. Attorney General Denise George’s attempt to obtain forfeiture of Epstein properties on Little Saint James.  With this case now gathering ground, it has brought fresh light to the impact of sexual […]

Jeffrey Epstein’s Former Lover Under Investigation By The VIDOJ, Bloomberg Says

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ghislaine Maxwell is under investigation in the territory — where her ex-lover pedophile Jeffrey Epstein allegedly sexually abused young women, according to a New York-based report. The Virgin Islands Department of Justice revealed it’s probing “Maxwell’s participation in Epstein’s criminal sex trafficking and sexual abuse conduct” in a filing Friday as part of her […]

AG: USVI Opposed To Epstein Estate Demand For ‘Broad Release of Parties Involved In Victim Abuse’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — When the Attorney General of the Virgin Islands filed a civil enforcement action under the Virgin Islands Criminally Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act against the Epstein Estate and six other related companies based in the Virgin Islands in January 2020, the Attorney General’s Office committed to advocate for the women and girls […]

Epstein’s Estate Blames U.S. Virgin Islands AG For Lack of Payouts To Sex Abuse Victims

NEW YORK — A lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate on Tuesday blamed the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands for its inability to begin payouts to victims of the late financier’s sexual abuse. At a hearing in federal court in Manhattan, the lawyer Bennet Moskowitz said Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George’s lawsuit and […]