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Judge to decide Thursday if Jeffrey Epstein gets bail

Two women who say they were sexually abused by multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein confronted him in Manhattan federal court Monday, arguing in the final moments of a two-hour hearing against granting him bail in a sex trafficking case because, as one put it, "he's a scary person to have walking the streets."

Prosecutors say Epstein paid $350,000 to potential witnesses in case

Federal prosecutors in New York accused Jeffrey Epstein, the multimillionaire charged with sex trafficking, of possible witness tampering, saying in a court filing Friday he made $350,000 in payments to two possible co-conspirators after a series of newspaper stories alleged he sexually abused dozens of girls.

Trump wonders whether Acosta did enough to quiet Epstein uproar

A day after his labor secretary convened a news conference defending himself against accusations of prosecutorial malfeasance, President Donald Trump is questioning whether Alex Acosta's efforts were sufficient in quieting the uproar, people familiar with the matter said.

Jeffrey Epstein's attorneys propose home detention

Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein proposed a bail package on Thursday that would allow the multimillionaire alleged sex trafficker to remain out of jail pending trial and live instead in home detention at his Upper East Side mansion, one of the largest residences in Manhattan and valued at $77 million, according to court documents.

Alex Acosta addressing role in Epstein sex scandal

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta maintained Wednesday he secured the best deal he could when he helped prosecute financier Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes a decade ago, but acknowledged the terms look lenient with the passage of time.

House Democrats invite labor secretary to testify on Epstein deal

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings wants Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to testify at a hearing later in the month on his handling more than a decade ago of a plea deal for multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein who now faces new charges in New York for human trafficking.

Trump: White House to look at Acosta's role in Epstein case

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has been "excellent" and a "very good Secretary of Labor," but as for the labor secretary's future in light of charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein, Trump would only say that the White House would be looking at his role in the 2008 case "very closely."

Top Democrats call on labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal

Top congressional Democrats are calling for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling more than a decade ago of a plea deal for multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein amid a debate on Capitol Hill over whether Congress should investigate the agreement.

Jeffrey Epstein accused of operating vast sex-trafficking network

Federal prosecutors in New York unsealed a criminal indictment Monday charging multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein with having operated a sex trafficking ring in which he sexually abused dozens of underage girls, allegations that have circulated around the politically connected businessman for years.