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KINGSHILL — A 22-year-old man will spend much of his life behind bars for his part in the brutal 2015 beating death of 73-year-old Augustus Bannis in Upper Love on St. Croix. Superior Court Judge Harold Willocks sentenced Avondale A. George, Jr. to 35 years for second-degree murder, 15 years

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Jeffrey Epstein’s estate coexecutors were “indispensable captains” of his criminal enterprise to traffic girls, according to a complaint from Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George. The amended complaint, filed Wednesday, names coexecutors Darren Indyke and Richard Kahn as defendants in their individual capacities, alleging their involvement in

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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,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A fund set up to provide money to dozens of women who said they were abused by financier Jeffrey Epstein when they were as young as 14 has abruptly suspended payouts, saying today that it has temporarily run out of money. “My office’s worst fears have been

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Attorney General Denise George is pleased to announce that the Department of Justice has once again adopted two families as a participant of the Adopt-A-Family program through the Family Resource Center. Employees purchased Christmas gifts and personal care items for the families and presented them to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Attorney General Denise George has joined a coalition of attorneys general representing 43 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories, urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economy (CARES) Act funding until the end of 2021. The effort is being led by

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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

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NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday handed a partial victory to U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George, who is pursuing a civil racketeering complaint against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, partially granting her access to an ongoing civil lawsuit that involves the disgraced financier and close associates. USVI

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man will likely spend the rest of his natural life in prison after a plea bargain agreement in which he admitted to raping and sodomizing two 8-year-old children, authorities said. Elroy Edwards, 62, of Barren Spot, was convicted in Superior Court of first-degree aggravated rape-child

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who allegedly devised a scheme to steal more than $100,000 from a former doctor and two others and was originally charged with 85 criminal counts for impersonating prominent officials — can now add one more charge to the tally — witness tampering United

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