For many, the death of Jeffrey Epstein in a Manhattan jail cell was the anti-climactic end of a saga that could or should have been a political game changer.
Esptein’s life as a wealthy and well connected financier came to an end in a small cell, allegedly by his own doing, and just days after being removed from suicide watch. He was the most well known criminal in the US justice system at the time of this death, leading many to speculate as to how or why he was able to take his own life. The anger over this negligence knows no bounds, either, with the FBI and the Department of Justice both launching investigations into exactly what happened at MCC on Saturday morning.
But that’s not where the story will end, however, as federal investigators raided a small island owned by the multi-millionaire this week – possibly unearthing some disturbing realities about life on what the neighbors would call “pedophile island”.
One of Epstein’s closest confidantes – Ghislaine Maxwell – once admitted that the entire place was wired with cameras, possibly for the potential of creating blackmail materials.
On the weekends in the 1990s, Maxwell would have her Rollerblades FedExed to Epstein’s island in the Caribbean, and said she got her helicopter’s license so she could transport anyone she liked without pilots knowing who they were. Maxwell also said the island had been completely wired for video; the friend thought that she and Epstein were videotaping everyone on the island as an insurance policy, as blackmail. A source close to Maxwell says she spoke glibly and confidently about getting girls to sexually service Epstein, saying this was simply what he wanted, and describing the way she’d drive around to spas and trailer parks in Florida to recruit them. She would claim she had a phone job for them, “and you’ll make lots of money, meet everyone, and I’ll change your life.” The source continues, “Ghislaine was in love with Jeffrey the way she was in love with her father. She always thought if she just did one more thing for him, to please him, he would marry her.”
Maxwell had one other thing to tell this woman: “When I asked what she thought of the underage girls, she looked at me and said, ‘they’re nothing, these girls. They are trash.’”
Maxwell’s current whereabouts are unknown, leading to speculation about where the story of Jeffrey Epstein’s elite sex trafficking ring could lead in the coming weeks.
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