WORLD Billionaire Jeffery Epstein arrested on sex trafficking charges

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Billionaire Jeffery Epstein arrested on sex trafficking charges

Xinhua

11:17, July 07, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein, an American financier. (Photo: Agencies)

NEW YORK — Law enforcement sources: Financier Jeffrey Epstein arrested on sex-trafficking charges involving allegations from 2000s.

Jeffrey Epstein in 2008 pleaded guilty in Florida to state charges of soliciting and procuring a person under age 18 for prostitution.

He was sentenced to 13 months in jail and was required to reach financial settlements with dozens of his once-teenage victims.

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