A lawsuit filed Wednesday in New York County Supreme Court alleged an associate of Jeffrey Epstein brought Jennifer Araoz to Epstein's mansion in Manhattan, where Araoz was sexually abused.
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The warden of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City has been reassigned and two others suspended pending official investigations, the Justice Department said.
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This March 28, 2017, photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein died by apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
The New York Times first reported last week that eight former Dalton students said the way Jeffrey Epstein interacted with teenage girls had stuck with them since high school. Last week, Epstein was charged with sex trafficking of minors.
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Alex Acosta said Friday he is stepping down as labor secretary so his handling of a 2008 prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein won't distract from the U.S. economy's "amazing" performance.
Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended a 2008 plea deal made with Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy financier accused of yearslong sex trafficking of minors. The deal was made when Acosta was a U.S. attorney in Florida.
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Under a plea deal brokered in 2007, Jeffrey Epstein served just 13 months and was granted work release. He is seen here at a New York City event in 2005.
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