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Jeffrey Epstein got sweetheart plea deal after becoming an FBI informant, government records reveal

Jeffrey Epstein got sweetheart plea deal after becoming an FBI informant, government records reveal

  • The FBI closed out their probe of Jeffrey Epstein in September 2008 after two years interview victims and speaking to witnesses
  • The last report, on September 18, 2008, notes that Epstein ‘provided information to the FBI as agreed upon’ according to the case agent
  • It further states  that ‘no prosecution will occur in this matter as long as Epstein continues to uphold his agreement with the State of Florida’
  • No agents visited Epstein in jail so it is unclear when he spoke to agents, but his assistant Story Cowles visited almost every day and acted as his emissary 

The FBI closed out their probe of Jeffrey Epstein in September 2008 after two years interview victims and speaking to witnesses

Jeffrey Epstein managed to shut down a federal probe into his illicit and illegal activities with underage girls and secure his sweetheart plea deal by providing information’ to the government.

A federal investigation into the pedophile led by the  FBI was closed out on September 18, 2008 when Epstein ‘provided information to the FBI as agreed upon’ according to the case agent. 

That investigation had been underway for two years at that point, but it was noted in the final report that ‘no prosecution will occur in this matter as long as Epstein continues to uphold his agreement with the State of Florida.’  

The investigation had been dormant for seven months by then, with FBI records obtained by DailyMail.com showing that the lead agent had not filed a report since February 11 at the time he closed the case.  

That February report notes that ‘that the criminal investigation into activities of Jeffrey Epstein is ongoing,’ and that the case agent had been told the matter was ‘highly sensitive’ by the United States Attorney’s Office.  

This was five months after Epstein signed his non-prosecution agreement, but four months before it would be presented in court during his sentencing on two charges related to solicitation of a minor.

There was a 53-page indictment that the federal agents were prepared to bring to ab grand jury at that time, and the asset forfeiture investigator had met with Assistant US Attorney Antonia J Barnes several times.

Epstein was spared from future forfeiture as well, as noted in the report that closed out the case. 

It is unclear when Epstein spoke with agents, as no one registered with the FBI signed into see him once he began serving his time in July.

One source told DailyMail.com that Epstein was using his assistant Story Cowles to serve as his emissary at this time, and prison records obtained by DailyMail.com do show that the young man visited Epstein almost every single day prior to his being granted work release. 

Cowles would arrive in the morning on most days, stay for a few hours and then leave around lunch time.

He would then return a second time and leave again around 7pm, generally logging six or seven hours in jail each day as a result, despite he himself having committed no crime. 

 

 



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