Perversion of Justice: How a future Trump Cabinet member gave a serial sex abuser the deal of a lifetime

Number 28006
Subject Sexual Abuse
Source Miami Herald
State Florida
Year 2018
Publication Date
Summary Miami Herald investigative reporter Julie K. Brown and visual journalist Emily Michot documented how a politically connected mulitmillionaire manipulated the criminal justice system to avoid significant punishment for his obsessive pursuit of sexual encounters with underage girls. Through behind-the-scenes emails, the journalists also demonstrated the remarkably cozy relationship between defendant Jeffrey Epstein's powerhouse legal team and state and federal prosecutors, including U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta, who is now President Trump's labor secretary. And, in a first, they tracked down and interviewed several of Epstein's victims.
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Keywords sexual abuse, underage girls, drug abuse, Jeffrey Epstein, Alexander Acosta, corruption, legal system, Florida
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