While Jeffrey Epstein may have escaped justice by dying behind bars, there is still a very real and concerted effort to bring closure to his victims.
That work has gotten a shot in the arm as of late, as Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s right hand gal-pal, was taken into custody just weeks ago. The two are accused of running an incredibly sinister child sex trafficking ring, and possibly gathering evidence of some of the world’s most powerful people engaging in deplorable acts with underage girls.
Epstein and Maxwell were entrenched in global high society, and were often seen fraternizing with celebrities, politicians, US Presidents, and even the Royal Family. This has led to plenty of rumors about who did what and where, and newly released court documents seem to put some extremely powerful people right in the midst of it all.
A trove of documents released late Thursday could shed light on Ghislaine Maxwell’s relationship with late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.take our poll - story continues below
The data include records of a 2011 meeting between accuser Virginia Giuffre and her lawyers where she talked about the powerful people in Epstein’s orbit who she said either flew on his private Boeing 727 or stayed on his private island in the Caribbean.
One of the names mentioned was that of former President Bill Clinton.
Here is where it gets wild…
At one point in the conversation, the subject turned to Epstein’s powerful friends. Jack Scarola, one of Giuffre’s lawyers, asked her if she had any recollection of Epstein telling her that Bill Clinton owed him “favors.”
“Yes I do,” she responded, according to the documents. “It was a laugh, though. He would laugh it off. You know, I remember asking Jeffrey [a] ‘What’s Bill Clinton doing here?’ kind of thing, and he laughed it off and said, ‘Well, he owes me a favor.’ He never told me what favors they were. I never knew. I didn’t know if he was serious. It was just a joke.”
The lawyer asked her to clarify what she was referring to when she mentioned Clinton, and she said the former president was on the island. She said Maxwell was also there, as well as a person named “Emmy” and two young girls.
“And were all of you staying at Jeffrey’s house on the island, including Bill Clinton?” Scarola asked.
“That’s correct,” she responded. “He had about four or five different villas on his island separate from the main house, and we stayed in the villas.”
Bill Clinton has been linked to Epstein several times in the past, but these court documents provide a compelling bit of evidence regarding the time he spent on the private island – which has been colloquially named “Pedophile Island” by the locals.
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