Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in sex trafficking trial


Jeffrey Epstein has been denied bail whereas awaiting a federal intercourse trafficking trial in New York.

“The federal government has established hazard to others and to the group by clear and convincing proof,” the Manhattan federal court docket Choose Richard Berman stated on Thursday. “I doubt that any bail package deal can overcome a hazard to the group.”

The financier – who has claimed a internet value of about $560m – has been jailed within the Metropolitan Correctional Heart since his 6 July arrest for alleged sexual abuse of underage women from 2002 to 2005. A few of his victims had been simply 14 years outdated, in accordance with a 13-page indictment charging Epstein with intercourse trafficking and intercourse trafficking conspiracy