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The more I learn about Jeffrey Epstein and his pedo ring, the more bizarre links I uncover. I'm going to review three of them here.

1) Alex Acosta, the man who arranged for Epstein to get off the hook in Florida, is now Trump's Labor Secretary.
2) The man who hired Epstein when he was 20 years old to be a math teacher at NYC elite private school Dalton was Donald Barr, the father of William Barr, the current Attorney General of the United States.

3) Finally, and this one is a giant rabbit hole, relates to Ghislaine Maxwell, the woman accused of being Epstein's madam. Her father was Robert Maxwell...go ahead and do some digging into this guy.
Here's how Robert Maxwell died:

"On 5 November 1991, Maxwell was last in contact with the crew of his yacht, the Lady Ghislaine, at 4:25 a.m. local time, but was found to be missing later in the morning. Maxwell was presumed to have fallen overboard from the vessel, which was..
cruising off the Canary Islands, and his naked body was subsequently recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. The official ruling at an inquest held in December 1991 was death by a heart attack combined with accidental drowning."
Also, before his death Robert Maxwell was was under investigation for war crimes:
Finally, Robert Maxwell was accused of having links to Israeli spy agency Mossad by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh.

There is a lot going on here. I hope people are watching Epstein and Maxwell closely to prevent any further "suicides."
It seems like the whole Epstein thing was an elaborate professional blackmail operation intended to ensnare the rich and powerful. But who was really behind it, who was really bankrolling Epstein?
We really need to get to the bottom of this and then the dominos really fall.
Seems obvious Epstein was intentionally trying to get as many wealthy and powerful people as possible ensnared in his sick web. This wasn't just about his sick desires, but about getting blackmail on global big hitters. It's imperative we find out why. There's a reason.
This thing looks as if it was run like a professional operation/business. Just a hunch, but I wouldn't be surprised if he was a front person.
I keep hearing the same thing from people.
Everything about Epstein is bizarre.
"Epstein had caught the attention of the press when he had flown Bill Clinton on his jet to Africa. No one knew who he was or understood how he’d made his money."

Nope, not strange at all.
Read this article:

"One was the hidden source of his wealth—he claimed he’d fueled a lifestyle of vast homes, a private jet, and endless travel by managing the money of billionaires and taking a commission, a story that no one I spoke to believed."
"Epstein’s friends speculated that retailer Les Wexner was the real source of Epstein’s wealth, Wexner (who called him 'my friend Jeffrey') never commented on this."
"I opened the first box, and there was Epstein’s deposition in a civil case explaining in his own testimony that he had indeed been guilty of a “reg d violation” while at Bear Stearns and that he’d been asked to leave the investment firm."
Here's how Alan Dershowitz came to know Jeffrey Epstein:

"His social profile began to improve in 1996 upon meeting the financier Jeffrey Epstein through Lynn Forester de Rothschild, a Martha’s Vineyard friend."
Damn these people are creeps.

"Maxwell wants the case to remain sealed and earlier tried to get the judge to destroy the sealed documents, but her motion was denied earlier this week."
“What kind of power here is able to influence our court system in such a big way? Something is amiss and I’m glad that journalists are out there looking at it.”
Apparently Acosta claimed Epstein "belonged to intelligence" and was told to back off.
It's all making sense now.
If we can somehow get to the bottom of Epstein I suspect we’ll learn a lot about how the world of the powerful really works, and why everything is so fked and corrupt.
On Epstein:
"He was a good guy. A charming guy. Useful, too. He knew a lot of rich Arabs, including the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, and, further, he had clever ideas about creating bond issues for them."
"A few years ago the journalist Michael Wolff wrote a profile of him for New York magazine that was meant to 'rehabilitate' Epstein’s image."

What is wrong with these people.
Interesting choices for sure.
Bill Clinton, Woody Allen and MBS.
The weirdness never ends. Epstein didn’t even buy his fancy NYC townhome, Leslie Wexner of Limited Brands bought it.
When Acosta was asked at a press conference if Epstein was an intelligence asset, he says:

"I would hesitate to take this reporting as fact." and "I can't address it directly because of our guidelines."

An intentional non-answer.
Also, he is creepy af.
More for the thread:

"The Manhattan DA’s office had graphic and detailed evidence of pedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s depravity when a prosecutor inexplicably argued for leniency during his 2011 sex offender registry hearing, The Post has learned."
Of course, this was the office of Cyrus Vance in NYC, who also let Harvey Weinstein off the hook. I guess he has a thing for protecting predators.
Dershowitz claims he received a massage from an old, old Russian while at Epstein’s mansion. This seems like...a lie
Epstein’s place was covered with young girls and Dershowitz got the babushka. Ok
"I went to my institutional brokers, to their trading desks and asked if they ever traded with him. I did it a few times until the date when he was arrested. Not one institutional trading desk, primary or secondary, had ever traded with Epstein’s firm.”
"Epstein was also missing another key element of a typical thriving hedge fund: investors. Kass couldn’t find any beyond Epstein’s one well-publicized client, retail magnate Les Wexner."

Wexner is also the guy who bought Epstein's NYC mansion and then just gave it to him.
Thus far, I can only come up with two sources for Epstein's money: Leslie Wexner and Leon Black.
"At a press conference on Tuesday, Courtney Wild’s lawyer Brad Edwards said that after interviewing dozens of Epstein’s accusers, it appeared Epstein spent almost all of his time abusing underage girls. 'It was his full-time job,' Edwards said."
More strangeness. Back in the day, Woody Allen had a relationship with a 16-year old girl. That girl then went on to become Jeffrey Epstein's assistant.
"Prince Andrew stood by Epstein after his release from a 13-month prison sentence and was the star attraction at the party he threw to reenter society. (Katie Couric and George Stephanopoulos also came.)"
Doug Band. You know that name.

"A onetime White House intern who climbed his way to being Bill Clinton’s bag carrier, body man, fixer, and all-purpose gatekeeper, Band arranged for the former president to travel to Africa on Epstein’s 727 in 2002."
"Donald’s son William Barr would intersect with Epstein’s orbit while serving as a counsel at Kirkland and Ellis in 2009. The law firm secured Epstein his obscenely lenient 2007 non-prosecution deal."
More on billionaire private equity guy Leon Black's financial relationship with Epstein. Him and Leslie Wexner keep coming up with regard to $$$ and Epstein.

"Black made Epstein the director of his family foundation in 2001."
Another Epstein acquaintance.

"Bolkiah was once sued by Miss USA 1997, who claimed she had been held as a sex slave. The suit was dismissed on the grounds that Bolkiah had sovereign immunity."
Sarah Ferguson: Duchess of York.

"Epstein loaned Prince Andrew’s then-wife $18,000 to pay off some debts. "
George Mitchell: Former Senate majority leader.

"He called Epstein a 'friend,' and the address book lists a dozen numbers for him."
Jeffrey Epstein would recommend girls for Charlie Rose to hire. He hired 3 of them.
We still need to get to the bottom of the true nature of the relationship between Epstein and Leslie Wexner (billionaire CEO of L Brands). Here are a few things to be aware of...
- "Leslie Wexner was Epstein’s only known client, the man who transferred the rights to that famous townhouse to him for free."
- "According to a 2002 New York profile on Epstein, Wexner hired Epstein to be his financial adviser in 1987."
- "According to a Vanity Fair source, Wexner trusted Epstein’s instincts so much, he assigned him the power of fiduciary over all of his private trusts and foundations."
- "Epstein even took the place of Wexner’s ailing mother on the board of the Wexner Foundation in 1992."
- "Beyond finances, the New York profile describes Wexner as being Epstein’s 'mentor.' A Times article from 1996 calls Epstein his 'protege.'"

What does it mean to be the mentor of a professional pedophile and blackmail artist? I'm curious.
This is a good starting off point to investigate just how responsible/involved Leslie Wexner and Victoria's Secret was in enabling Jeffrey Epstein to conduct his pedophilia/blackmail operation for so long:
As a reminder. Billionaire Leslie Wexner was long seen as Epstein's ONLY client. We still aren't sure exactly what Epstein did for Wexner. Wexner's company L Brands owns Victoria's Secret. Epstein was known to use Victoria's Secret as bait to lure young girls into his web.
Is there any way Epstein could've promised young girls modeling jobs at Victoria's Secret for so many years without Wexner and other executives knowing about it? What other names come up? Well there's this guy: Ed Razek.
There seems to be little doubt that using Victoria's Secret as bait played a major role in enabling Epstein. So who knew about this at the company? All the connections between Leslie Wexner and Epstein appear super shady and inexplicable. We should be demanding explanations. Now.
"Sometime between June 1, 2001, and May 31, 2002...Epstein gave $50,000 to the Palm Beach Police Scholarship Fund, which offers tuition help to the children of law officers."

"Ever since Epstein pleaded guilty to the reduced charges in Palm Beach County, Harvard has faced periodic pressure to reconsider its decision to keep the money. Harvard has spurned all such suggestions."

"To date, Harvard has acknowledged accepting a total of $6.5 million, which it said had already been spent and which it does not plan to give back."

And it's gone...
Not that it surprises anyone, but Harvard appears to be a real cesspool.
"The Hewitt School, for example is a New York K-12 all-girls institution that received $15,000 from Epstein in 2016, long after his stint in the Palm Beach stockade."

More for Epstein thread. Appears every time he got into trouble swarms of rich/powerful people ran to help him.

"Epstein was deep into legal trouble when he cut a deal near his private Caribbean island with a titan of New York real estate, Andrew Farkas."
Either these American "elites" have the worst judgment in the world, or they were actively participating in a pedophile blackmail scheme.
Either way, they should have zero power or influence in any aspect of society.
Well, there's Leslie Wexner again. The guy pops up everywhere.

"Up until IGY launched a new port on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Wexner’s craft could dock only at the cruise port at Charlotte Amalie."
"An uncle of Andrew, a film and Broadway theater producer named Jonathan Farkas, was friends with Epstein for decades."

Seems like Farkas is another name to start digging into.
Oh My. How about this one.
Andrew Cuomo was also in Epstein's black book.

"Farkas’s company hired Andrew Cuomo in the early 2000s, and he later served as finance chairman for Cuomo’s successful campaign for New York attorney general."
So Epstein owns a company called "Southern Trust Co.," which is “a DNA database and data mining” company.

Many of you know this by now, but Donald Barr, the father of current Trump attorney general William Barr, not only hired Jeffrey Epstein to teach at Dalton, Donald Barr also worked at the OSS, the precursor to the CIA.
The Epstein spotlight is starting to shine on another billionaire. Apollo's Leon Black:
Another article for the thread.
"Jeffrey Epstein Visited Clinton White House Multiple Times in Early ’90s"
Some interesting nuggets in here. For example, here's what Lynn Forester de Rothschild wrote in a 1995 letter to Bill Clinton:
"Using my fifteen seconds of access to discuss Jeffrey Epstein and currency stabilization."
That's just bizarre. She has 15 seconds to talk to President Clinton and she uses those seconds to bring up Jeffrey Epstein. Really?
Don't forget Lynn Forester de Rothschild also introduced Epstein to Dershowitz. Why is this woman so obsessed with Jeffrey Epstein? It's weird.
Another name for the Epstein thread: John Brockman.

It appears he was the guy who got Epstein in front of many of the scientists. Probably worth digging deeper.
Jeffrey Epstein had "deep ties with Leon Black."
I've been talking about this for a couple of weeks. Leon Black is a billionaire at the helm of private equity firm Apollo Global Management.
"Almost a decade after Jeffrey Epstein was first accused of preying on young women, he still had access to the inner sanctum of Apollo Global Management."
"The executives were puzzled. Why invite Epstein, a registered sex offender since 2009, into one of Wall Street’s most powerful private equity firms? What services could he possibly provide?"

VERY good question.
"Epstein's association with Black stretches back more than two decades and ran deeper and longer than even some at Apollo initially believed."
"In 2015, Black dispatched Apollo co-founder Marc Rowan to attend a meeting at Epstein’s Manhattan mansion with Edmond de Rothschild Group to discuss how the two firms could work more closely."
Wow, what a gross response by Leon Black to questions about Epstein.
Bullet points on Epstein "suicide"
- He was not monitored by guards who were supposed to check on him every 30 minutes.
- His cell mate had been transferred out at the time of suicide, which violated Metropolitan Correctional Center’s standard protocol.
Just when you think the Epstein case can't get more insane. We just learned Epstein's representatives requested Dr. Michael Baden attend the autopsy.

See below.
Who is Dr. Michael Baden?
"He was chairman of the House Select Committee on Assassinations' Forensic Pathology Panel that investigated the assassination of John F. Kennedy."

I think they're just toying with us now.
h/t @DowdEdward
@DowdEdward Am I the only one who finds it extremely curious that there isn't intense focus on Ghislaine Maxwell? Nobody seems to know where she is. This should be #1 focus of journalists right now.

"Her current whereabouts are unknown."

How about somebody find her.
@DowdEdward Jeffrey Epstein's "best friend" and alleged madam is completely missing and no one seems to care. Carry on plebs.
@DowdEdward "When a non-prosecution agreement is entered into that grants immunity to Ghislaine Maxwell and other named and unnamed co-conspirators for unspecified crimes, that just doesn't make any sense at all. Why would prosecutors ever agree to that kind of provision?"

GREAT question.
@DowdEdward I know it's CRAZY to bring this up, but there was a book written about Ghislaine Maxwell's father. Oh, here it is.
@DowdEdward "A person familiar with operations at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself says one of the two people guarding him the night he died wasn’t a correctional officer."

Oh. Ok. 🤷‍♂️
@DowdEdward "Federal prisons facing shortages of fully trained guards have resorted to having other types of support staff fill in for correctional officers, including clerical workers and teachers."

Oh sorry, we had a barista guarding the most high profile prisoner in the U.S.
@DowdEdward Epstein didn't have a cellmate, but conveniently there was a bunkbed for him to hang himself from.
@DowdEdward "But in the hours before Mr. Epstein’s death, his cellmate had left and wasn’t quickly replaced as required, the person said."

Imagine taking this story at face value.
@DowdEdward Here's a summary of the ridiculous mainstream narrative:
- Guards were supposed to check on Epstein every 30 minutes but didn't.
- One guard wasn't a corrections officer.
- His cell mate was transferred hours before his death, but conveniently a bunkbed was there for a hanging.
@DowdEdward "A handful of criminal prosecutions each year involves corruption among correctional officers at MCC. Last year, one officer pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to smuggling alcohol, cellphones and other contraband for inmates in exchange for more than $25,000 in bribes."
@DowdEdward "In an interview, a former Florida corrections worker said Epstein was 'treated like a celebrity' during his 13-month stint in a county jail after he pleaded guilty in 2008 to charges of soliciting a minor for prostitution."

What a country.
@DowdEdward This is what Epstein was up to, while supposedly in a Florida jail.

"She claims his cell was regularly left unlocked and she saw him move freely through the dormitory area – sometimes completely naked – without repercussions."

Not a joke.
@DowdEdward "Maxwell got her helicopter’s license so she could transport anyone she liked without pilots knowing who they were."

The blackmail they collected is probably way more extensive that we can imagine.
@DowdEdward Below you will find Ghislaine Maxwell’s bio.
She was also allegedly Epstein’s madam, and oh, her father Robert Maxwell was a Mossad super spy.
Only a "conspiracy theorist" would find this bizarre.
@DowdEdward Update on Ghislaine Maxwell's whereabouts. Daily Mail is reporting she's in a mansion outside Boston.

"She's been hiding out at a secluded $3M oceanfront property in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts owned by her tech CEO boyfriend Scott Borgerson."
@DowdEdward I have a few thoughts on this. I'm skeptical this is true considering she'd have to be an idiot to be in the USA right now, and she's not an idiot. No one has seen her in 3 years apparently. BUT, if it is true, it's hugely important.
@DowdEdward If Maxwell really is in the U.S. it means she has reason to believe she is untouchable. Why would she be untouchable? I'll let you think on that one.
@DowdEdward "'That’s M.B.S.,' he said, referring to Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. The crown prince had visited him many times, and they spoke often, Mr. Epstein said."

If you haven't read this article, read it:
@DowdEdward Epstein Autopsy News:

"Among the bones broken in Epstein’s neck was the hyoid bone. Such breaks can occur in those who hang themselves, particularly if they are older...But they are more common in victims of homicide by strangulation, the experts said."
@DowdEdward WTF is this. You gotta be kidding me. Ghislaine Maxwell just hanging out eating a burger in LA.
@DowdEdward Maxwell was reading a book called “The Book of Honor: The Secret Lives and Deaths of CIA Operatives.”

This isn't funny. Not funny at all.
@DowdEdward If this is real, it would seem this entire New York Post story was done intentionally and on purpose for show. A setup. This was not an accidental encounter.
“In his other book, Space Relations, Barr writes about the planet Kossr. There, the publisher’s blurb says: ‘Boredom and absolute power have driven the rulers to a special kind of madness’…”

Hmmm sound familiar?
A friend of mine wrote this regarding yesterday’s Ghislaine Maxwell stunt. Same thing did cross my mind as a possibility:

“She's taunting the spooks and DOJ because she has the ability to pull the trip wires and release everything.”
My view on how political blackmail usually works is you get the goods on some ambitious person first and THEN you promote them into power. Not the other way around.
"5 days after Epstein's suicide, BOP officials are struggling to establish rudimentary facts of what happened over several key hours inside a prison rife with greater problems than previously known"

It's ok, Barr will get to the bottom of it (no he won't)
"Even top officials in the department have been frustrated by their inability to get some answers from the prison, in part because initial answers turned out to be inaccurate in some cases."

You can't make this stuff up.
"The FBI probe is complicated by the fact that key people involved aren't cooperating, people briefed on the matter say."

Oh. This seems normal.
"He was placed on suicide watch in a so-called Special Housing Unit for at-risk inmates — but was reportedly taken back off suicide watch after about a week."

Guy is suicidal, attempts a suicide and then is suddenly not suicidal a week later? I don't think that's how this works.
This is actually pretty simple.

1) If the first incident really was a suicide attempt, it's ludicrous to take him off watch a week later.
2) If the first incident was an attack, then the second incident was probably also an attack.

You don't need to be a genius to get this.
It's become increasingly clear Epstein was arrested and then suicided in order to take possession of his blackmail material. Either to destroy it, or transfer it to other hands.
@_whitneywebb discusses this angle and much more in this excellent interview.
@_whitneywebb Epstein must be really good at committing suicide. WTC bombers in 1993 also tried with bedsheets (and even cut themselves with razor blades) but failed. Epstein is just too skilled at suicide it seems.
@_whitneywebb Would you look at that. MCC has a history of apparently lying about inmate deaths.
@_whitneywebb "Records that once referred to Epstein as an inmate now called him “client.”

Aw, poor Jeffrey. Nice work Palm Beach.
@_whitneywebb "The alteration allowed Epstein to make at least 69 doctors’ visits in six months... Sometimes he would have more than two medical appointments the same day."

He did this while "in jail." Who knows what he was really doing, was he raping children?

Nice work Palm Beach.
@_whitneywebb Here's another example of how dishonest mass media is. It tells you it's "fringe" to think Epstein was murdered, when the suicide belief is actually the fringe one.

"29% of American adults believe Epstein committed suicide. 42% think he was murdered."
@_whitneywebb "Among Americans who have been following the story Very Closely, 56% say Epstein was murdered."
@_whitneywebb "Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will just two days before his suicide, placing $578 million in assets in a trust, a move which could complicate efforts to collect damages by women who say he sexually abused them."
@_whitneywebb "At least 8 Bureau of Prisons staffers knew strict instructions had been given not to leave multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein alone in his cell, yet the order was apparently ignored in the 24 hours leading up to his death."

Silly plebs and their conspiracy theories.
@_whitneywebb Guess I need to update my last post for the latest ridiculousness.
@_whitneywebb "A stunning failure to follow instructions."

Hmmm, perhaps such a stunning failure to follow instructions may have happened for a reason. But here we are more than a week later with more questions than answers and the @fbi can't be bothered to find Ghislaine Maxwell.
@_whitneywebb @FBI It's all just incompetence is what mass media keeps going with as the story gets increasingly ridiculous. This is starting to rival the magic bullet, Jack Ruby. Shoving it in our faces.
@_whitneywebb @FBI "It’s perplexing,” said Robert Hood, a former warden at the federal Supermax prison in Florence, Colo."

It's only perplexing if you go into it assuming it's a suicide, which nobody with a brain is doing. It's not at all perplexing if you think he was murdered.
@_whitneywebb @FBI Mass media won't dig into this because it likely goes to the top. The very tippy top of the power structure. The power structure will not investigate itself. We saw that with bankers in 2008 and this probably goes higher than that.
@_whitneywebb @FBI Good article on mass media cowardice with regard to the Epstein story. The media has blood on its hands when it comes to this systematic abuse of children.

The mass media tends to protect the rich and powerful, rather than investigate and call them out.
@_whitneywebb @FBI The Epstein rabbit hole never ends.

"We have two independent sources confirming Jeffrey Epstein worked for Israeli military intelligence."
@_whitneywebb @FBI Epstein camera:

"The footage is considered critical to those inquiries, and the revelation of an unusable recording is yet another of the apparent failures inside the MCC."

As I've been saying, this is a giant middle finger in the face of humanity.
@_whitneywebb @FBI They keep referring to this stuff as "failures," but when you have something like 5 massive failures all on the same night when a child trafficking child abuser linked to the world's elite is taken out, something beyond "failure" is happening. Looks more like mission accomplished
@_whitneywebb @FBI Wash Post:
"Epstein, a well-connected financier, had been charged in early July..."

There is NO evidence he was a financier. Why does the mass media keep repeating this when nobody knows how he earned any money outside of Leslie Wexner?
@_whitneywebb @FBI Can't believe I missed this article going into detail on the sham deal Epstein got in Florida a decade ago. Amongst other things, Barry Krischer, the Palm Beach state attorney may have tipped off Epstein to remove computers ahead of an FBI raid.
Read this:
They must be joking. Apparently TWO cameras malfunctioned outside of Epstein’s cell?
This would be almost comical if it wasn’t so infuriating.
The cameras fell asleep.
"Fitrakis stated that then-Ohio Inspector General David Strutz and then-Sheriff of Franklin County Earl Smith had told him that they believed that both Epstein and Wexner had ties to the CIA."

Currently reading Part 4 of this mind-blowing series:
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