Investigators say they found “at least hundreds” of nude photos of apparently underage girls in the New York residence of Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with intercourse trafficking minors by federal prosecutors in an unsealed indictment Monday.
In a bail memo launched Monday morning, prosecutors say they found “a minimum of a whole lot—and maybe hundreds—of sexually suggestive images of fully- or partially-nude females,” some of whom “seem like” underage girls. Prosecutors mentioned in the memo that some photos had been in a “locked protected.”
Prosecutors wrote that the findings match up with particulars in the accounts offered by ladies who alleged they had been victims.
“Law enforcement officers discovered not only specific evidence consistent with victim recollections of the inside of the mansion, further strengthening the evidence of the conduct charged in the Indictment,” prosecutors mentioned in the memo.
The memo emphasised that investigators solely found the photos this weekend and are nonetheless analyzing them. Prosecutors additionally alleged in the memo that they found CD’s with handwritten labels that mentioned “Young [Name] + [Name],” “Misc. nudes 1,” and “Girl pics nude.”
In the newly unsealed indictment launched Monday morning, prosecutors accused Epstein of partaking in intercourse acts with “a vast network of underage victims,” who they wrote had been paid by Epstein for bare therapeutic massage classes and the recruiting of different underage victims.
Prosecutors mentioned in the indictment that Epstein actively focused victims from round 2002-2005, utilizing a minimum of three workers and associates to search out potential victims in New York City and Palm Beach, Florida, typically scheduling them forward of time to go to Epstein at his residences.