Jeffrey Epstein and his French connection

By and Laureen Ortiz

The unravelling affairs of wealthy US financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in a New York City prison on Saturday, have now crossed the Atlantic to France, where government ministers this week called for an investigation to ‘shed light’ on suspicions that the country also served as a base for his alleged sexual exploitation of underaged girls. In Paris, where Epstein owned a luxury apartment, prosecution services are conducting ‘verifications’ over the allegations. Meanwhile, veteran French model scout Jean-Luc Brunel is accused by one of Epstein’s victims of active complicity in the convicted sex offender’s alleged orgies with minors.

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It was exactly five weeks to the day after his arrest on sex trafficking charges when Jeffery Epstein was found dead in his cell at New York City’s Metropolitan Correctional Center last Saturday. The financier and convicted paedophile was arrested on July 6th by FBI officers just after his private jet landed at New Jersey’s Teterboro airport, flying in from Le Bourget airfield north of Paris.