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Legal Action Launched To Have Every Name On Jeffrey Epstein's Flight Logs Released

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Legal Action Launched To Have Every Name On Jeffrey Epstein's Flight Logs Released

The first steps have been launched to get the names listed on Jeffrey Epstein's flight logs released to the public.

The billionaire, who died in prison last year while awaiting trial for a raft of child sex and trafficking charges, regularly flew high profile people out to his island in the Virgin Islands.

Denis George, Attorney General for the US Virgin Islands, has launched legal action to get the flight logs made public.

According to The Mirror, the top prosecutor has filed a lawsuit against Epstein's estate, alleging 22 counts including aggravated rape, child abuse and neglect, human trafficking, forced labour and prostitution.

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Epstein's private island. Credit: PA
Epstein's private island. Credit: PA

The legal action is calling on anyone with information about the alleged illegal activities or 'potentially suspicious conduct' that happened on the plane trips to come forward.

The lawsuit has subpoenaed the 'names and contact details' of everyone who 'interacted with or observed' Jeffrey Epstein or any passengers associated with him, as well as the people who worked for the pilots.

The pilots have also been asked to report any personal notes they made during the flights to the secluded island.

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A Netflix documentary released earlier this year interviewed several women who claimed they were sexually assaulted by Epstein and some alleged they were taken to the billionaire's island, where further abuse is alleged to happened.

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Credit: PA

Epstein died in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Facility in New York, on 10 August 2019. His death was ruled as suicide by hanging by the New York medical examiner.

He had been arrested on 6 July on federal charges for the sex trafficking of minors in Florida and New York, and the case was still pending at the time of his death.

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Epstein pleaded guilty in 2008 to procuring an underage girl for prostitution and of soliciting a prostitute in Florida.

Despite federal officials having evidence from 36 girls, some as young as 14 years old, after less than 13 months in jail he was released for a year of probation on house arrest, until August 2010.

His ex, Ghislaine Maxwell, has also been arrested on charges she conspired with Epstein to sexually abuse minors.

Having been seen at Epstein's side for decades, Maxwell was alleged to have helped him groom young girls.

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One of Epstein's victims, Virgina Giuffre, alleged in a civil lawsuit that Maxwell had recruited her into Epstein's circle, saying he had forced her to have sex with him and friends.

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Topics: Jeffrey Epstein, News

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