1999 – Virginia Roberts Giuffre is allegedly recruited by Ghislaine Maxwell to grew to become Epstein’s ‘intercourse slave,’ at 17. She additionally claimed that he pressured her to have intercourse together with his buddy Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth.
2002 – Trump tells New York Magazine that his buddy Epstein ‘likes lovely girls as a lot as I do, and plenty of of them are on the youthful aspect.’
2005 – A 14-year-old lady tells police that Epstein molested her at his Palm Beach mansion.
May 2006 – Epstein and two of his associates are charged with a number of counts of illegal intercourse acts with a minor. State lawyer of the time Barry Krischer, referred the case to a grand jury who heard from simply two of the 12 women legislation enforcement had gathered as potential witnesses. They returned only one single rely of soliciting prostitution.
July 2006 – The case is referred to the FBI by the Florida Palm Beach police who had been sad with how the case was dealt with.
2007 – Epstein’s legal professionals meet with Miami’s prime federal prosecutor Alexander Acosta, who would later change into the Secretary of Labor within the Trump administration. They secretly negotiate the ‘deal of a lifetime’.
June 2008 – After pleading responsible to 2 prostitution fees, the millionaire was sentenced to 18 months in a low-security jail in trade for prosecutors ending their investigation into his intercourse acts with minors and provides him immunity from future prosecution associated to these fees. In actuality, Epstein was in a position to work from his workplace six days per week whereas supposedly incarcerated on the jail.
July 2008 – Accusers discovered of the deal for the primary time.
July 2009 – Epstein is launched from jail 5 months early.
July 2018 – The Miami Herald publishes investigative journalist Julie Ok. Brown’s exposé on Epstein’s lengthy historical past of alleged sexual abuse and information of the ‘deal of a lifetime’ after Acosta was made Labor Secretary.
February 2019 – The justice division opens an inner evaluate into Epstein’s plea deal.
July 7, 2019 – Epstein is arrested after his non-public jet lands at New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport from Paris. At the identical time, federal brokers break into his Manhattan townhouse the place they uncovered a whole lot of photographs of bare minors.
July 8, 2019 – Epstein is charged with intercourse trafficking fees which element how he created a community of underage women in Florida and New York, paying women as younger as 14 to offer ‘massages and intercourse acts.’ The fees carry a sentence of as much as 45 years in jail.
July 11, 2019 – More than a dozen girls, not beforehand recognized to legislation enforcement, got here ahead to accuse him of intercourse abuse.
July 24 – Epstein was discovered unconscious in his cell after an obvious suicide try. He was moved to suicide watch on the Metropolitan Correctional Center.
August 9, 2019 – More than 2,000 paperwork are unsealed which reveal the lurid allegations in opposition to Epstein intimately.
August 10, 2019 – Epstein is discovered lifeless in his cell.