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Federal prosecutors accused Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old hedge fund manager charged this week with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, of witness tampering and alleged he wired hundreds of thousands of dollars to two potential witnesses, according to court documents reviewed by multiple news organizations.
Prosecutors claim Epstein wired $350,000 between November and December in 2018, after The Miami Herald published its extensive investigation about his previous plea deal, according to The New York Times.
The two individuals who were alleged to have received the money were possible co-conspirators, prosecutors said, according to NBC News.
Epstein’s attorneys reportedly asked the court to allow his client be held under house arrest, NBC News said. Prosecutors are asking for Epstein’s bail to be denied in light of the new accusations of witness tampering.
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Federal prosecutors accused Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old hedge fund manager charged this week with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, of witness tampering and alleged he wired hundreds of thousands of dollars to two potential witnesses, according to court documents reviewed by The New York Times on Friday.

Prosecutors claim Epstein wired $350,000 between November and December in 2018, after The Miami Herald published its extensive investigation about his previous plea deal with the US Attorney’s Office in Miami, according to The Times.

The two individuals who were alleged to have received the money were possible co-conspirators prosecutors said, according to NBC News and The Times.

In 2008, Epstein cut a plea deal with US Attorney’s Office in Miami to avoid federal charges on suspicion of sexually abusing underage girls at his mansion in Palm Beach, Florida. Instead he pleaded guilty to two state counts of soliciting prostitution and avoided serving in a federal …read more

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