Only in fiction do billionaire playboys use their fortunes and talents to fight crime and deal out vigilante justice. In reality, at least one of them uses his powerful position for vain, petty, and psychopathic purposes.

In this case, investment banker Jeffrey Epstein ran an international pedophilia network which trafficked girls as young as 12 for sex with the American and British elite class.

Epstein’s pedophile network is alleged to included Prince Andrew, Epstein’s lawyer, the daughter of a disgraced publishing mogul (and probable Mossad asset), and the owner of a modeling agency. Many others are expected to come to light in the future. Bill Clinton was even present at some of the parties that Epstein held on his private island. Interestingly, this story has blown up in the British media, but the American press has been almost completely silent on the matter. Perhaps it has something to do with Hillary Clinton and her expected run at the next presidential elections.

As it turns out, Epstein was also running a robust blackmail operation. By providing underaged sex slaves to British and American elites, he was able to make secret recordings of some of these encounters, holding them for blackmail purposes. What this could mean to Hillary Clinton’s presidential nomination is unclear.

More than 40 victims have been identified in Epstein’s pedo-trafficking network. It is a scandal that should shake America and force us to wake up to the reality of human trafficking, but the unfortunate reality is that this story, like so many others, will simply fade away.

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Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell (Photo Courtesy: Joe Schildhorn, Patrick McMullan)

It has to because too many powerful people are involved, with too much at stake for a criminal prosecution to ever take place. If you have enough money, you can pretty much do whatever you want, even to America’s children.

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The Network

The network is outlined in the legal paperwork filed by one of the victims, Jane Doe #3, real name Virginia Roberts. Her life follows a pattern of abuse: “A close family friend has sexually abused me, and I was on the streets at 13 years old,” she told her lawyers. Soon after that, “I was picked up by a 67-year-old man named Ron Eppinger who did exactly what Jeffrey did with me: abuse and violate my youthfulness.”

Virginia was only 15 when her father drove her to a “job interview” for a masseuse position at Epstein’s Palm Beach, Florida mansion. After landing the job, her father would then drive her to work every day. The background behind this story is highly questionable considering what we now know. It sounds like her father was pimping her out. The notion that Epstein and his high-powered friends jet-setted around the world with a 15-year-old girl to give them massages is simply too ridiculous for any serious person to believe.

Virginia claims that she was used and abused as Epstein’s sex slave. Apparently, he had a harem of girls that he groomed, sexually abused, and trafficked across international borders to service the rich and famous. Many of them were groomed from Royal Palm Beach High School. Epstein is reported to have coached other young victims, including Sarah Kellen, Adriana Ross, Lesley Groff, and Nadia Marcinkova to find him more underaged girls, who would then schedule several “massages” for him each day.

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Prince Andrew, Virginia Roberts, and Ghislaine Maxwell

However, it appears that Epstein’s actual madam was Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of disgraced publishing mogul Robert Maxwell and a possible Mossad asset. Maxwell would target impoverished girls who needed money and groom them as prostitutes for Epstein and his friends. Virginia also says that Maxwell would engage in sex acts with her and the other underaged girls she recruited.

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Ghislaine with her father Robert, who defrauded his own company of millions, leaving it bankrupt after his mysterious death.

Also said to be serviced by Epstein’s pedophilia network was his lawyer, Alan Dershowitz. Dershowitz is well known in legal circles for representing everyone from Mike Tyson to Patty Hearst. Since Virginia’s allegations that Dershowitz sexually abused her, he has threatened to file a massive defamation suit against her. Virginia’s lawyers say that not only did he partake is sex acts with minors, he also ran top cover for Epstein and helped him escape the most damning federal criminal charges outlined in the legal complaint from Virginia’s lawyers:

Dershowitz would later play a significant role in negotiating the NPA on Epstein’s behalf. Indeed, Dershowitz helped negotiate an agreement that provided immunity from federal prosecution in the Southern District of Florida not only to Epstein, but also to ‘any potential co-conspirators of Epstein.’ NPA at 5. Thus, Dershowitz helped negotiate an agreement with a provision that provided protection for himself against criminal prosecution in Florida for sexually abusing Jane Doe #3. Because this broad immunity would have been controversial if disclosed, Dershowitz (along with other members of Epstein’s defense team) and the Government tried to keep the immunity provision secret from all of Epstein’s victims and the general public, even though such secrecy violated the Crime Victims’ Rights Act.”

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Alan Dershowitz

It should be noted that Virginia is not the only Jane Doe noted in the legal documents, but just one of five making allegations against Epstein.

Virginia also claims that Epstein was gifted several 12-year-old girls for his birthday. “Jeffrey bragged after he met them that they were 12-year-olds flown over from France because they’re really poor over there, and their parents needed the money or whatever the case is and they were absolutely free to stay and flew out.”

Also assisting in Epstein’s network was Jean Luc Brunel, the owner and operator of a model scouting agency called MC2. Brunel has come under fire in the past for being a creep who sexually abused young girls at his modeling agency. Michael Gross’ book “Model” describes his past activities:

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“Jean-Luc is considered a danger,” says Jérôme Bonnouvrier. “Owning Karins was a dream for a playboy. His problem is that he knows exactly what girls in trouble are looking for. He’s always been on the edge of the system. John Casablancas gets with girls the healthy way. Girls would be with him if he was the butcher. They’re with Jean-Luc because he’s the boss. Jean-Luc likes drugs and silent rape. It excites him.”

60 Minutes did a piece on Brunel in which numerous former models at his agency claimed that he molested them. Brunel seems to have a specialty in “discovering” 14-year-old models.

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Jean Luc Brunel

Epstein and his clique of pedophiles also flew the underaged girls to his private island for orgies. Little St. James Island is off the coast of St. Thomas in the Caribbean, where Epstein maintains a residence and guest houses. Flight manifests have recently surfaced demonstrating that the girls were in fact flown to the island on his private jet, sometimes listed by name and other times simply listed as “female” passengers.

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Little St. James Island aka “Orgy Island”

Virginia has charged that Epstein pimped her out to prominent individuals including a prime minister and a world-renowned scientist. Former President Bill Clinton and several scientists were present for parties on Epstein’s island. However, Virginia has gone on the record to clarify that she never had sex with Bill Clinton or witnessed him having sexual relations with anyone else.

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One of the parties that Epstein hosted on his private island.

Disturbingly, Epstein, who bills himself as a philanthropist, has sponsored a number of youth initiatives in the Virgin Islands, as well as charter schools, a junior tennis league, a high school French club, and other programs in America involving children, all of which would help provide access to minors for Epstein—a registered sex offender.

Industrial-scale Blackmail

Epstein’s pedo-network wasn’t simply for sexual services, though; it also had certain fringe benefits, such as acquiring leverage over the high-powered men who also liked to rape teenage girls. Palm Beach police are said to have recovered photographs at his residence and discovered that the property was wired with cameras. Virginia Roberts believes that the FBI has recovered video tapes of Epstein and his friends having sex with underaged girls.

Epstein also trafficked Jane Doe #3 for sexual purposes to many other powerful men, including numerous prominent American politicians, powerful business executives, foreign presidents, a well-known Prime Minister, and other world leaders. Epstein required Jane Doe #3 to describe the events that she had with these men so that he could potentially blackmail them.” (page 6, legal doc)

Epstein not only protected himself from legal repercussions down the road by recording powerful politicians in compromising positions, but perhaps was even able to coerce his own lawyer and who knows who else with such videotapes.

“Epstein also sexually trafficked the then-minor Jane Doe, making her available for sex to politically-connected and financially-powerful people. Epstein’s purposes in ‘lending’ Jane Doe (along with other young girls) to such powerful people were to ingratiate himself with them for business, personal, political, and financial gain, as well as to obtain potential blackmail information.” (page 4, legal doc)

As sick as Epstein’s pedophile network is, the importance of blackmail material derived from these activities should not be ignored. Any intelligence service in the world would love to run such a honey pot trap against powerful American and British nationals. The amount of leverage this creates cannot be understated.

Elite Deviancy

Rarely covered in political science circles, elite deviancy plays a hidden role in the world’s power structures. Perhaps it is premature to put so much weight on the Epstein network, however this is far from the first such scandal that has ensnared the power elite.

Lawrence King

In the 1980s, the so-called Franklin Cover-up involved prominent Republicans in Nebraska. The investigation centered around Lawrence King, who operated the Franklin Community Federal Credit Union. That investigation stalled when allegations arose that foster children were being flown to Washington D.C. for sex parties.

In Holland, the Dutroix Affair exposed a particularly sadistic ring of pedophiles. Their pimp was Marc Dutriox. “Two of his alleged victims—Melissa Russo and Julie Lejeune, both eight—were sexually abused and tortured in makeshift dungeons in metal cages in his basement.” 

The police investigation into Marc Dutriox can politely be described as incompetent. Perhaps complicit is the better term to use here. “Unbelievably, police also searched his house when Julie and Melissa were cowering in cages in his basement but failed to find them. They heard screaming but chose to believe Dutroux, who told them it must have been children playing outside.”

Witnesses suddenly committed suicide in this bizarre case, one in which Dutriox is suspected to have pimped prepubescent girls to policemen and politicians alike. The prosecution was stalled and nothing really came of any of it.

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Marc Dutriox

Britain had the Jersey Island scandal. The Haut de la Garenne orphanage on Jersey Island was used as a stock of children for pedophiles to pick and choose from, and a police investigation led to the conviction of several members of the staff. Media personality Jimmy Savile was implicated by the press during the course of the investigation, an accusation he tried to sue The Sun newspaper over.

While there had been claims that he was a pedophile dating back to the ’60s, it wasn’t until after his death that hundreds of people came forward to charge him with sexual abuse. Some of them were from the orphanage in Jersey Island.

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Jimmy Savile

What really defies any kind of reason is not that these crimes happened, but rather that so many people knew about them for so long without the abuse coming to national attention and law enforcement making arrests much earlier on. This implies that the legal and law-enforcement system itself is fundamentally flawed, or that politicians, prosecutors, and law enforcement are corrupt or complicit in said crimes.

When you look at people like Jeffrey Epstein, Jimmy Sevile, or Jerry Sandusky, the number of their victims is staggering, as is the number of witnesses who kept their mouths shut for so long. Why is it that these scandals erupt from time to time, implicate extremely powerful people, and then they just fade away?

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Jerry Sandusky

Is it because all of the witnesses and victims are lying?  Or rather, is it because these scandals are used as leverage by one political faction against another? We can only speculate as to what kind of subterfuge could be at play, but it is fair to say that Hillary Clinton must have serious concerns as to any videotapes that Epstein may have in his possession, sold to a third party, or has had confiscated as evidence by the FBI. Revelations such as this during the presidential primaries would torpedo her political ambitions.

For instance, a “whistle-blower” recently leaked files to The Guardian after they left their job at the Hong Kong-Shanghai Banking Corporation. It turns out that Jeffrey Epstein also donated 25,000 dollars to the Clinton’s charitable foundation. The lines between politics, information warfare, information weapons, and blackmail have never been less clear.

Do these scandals fade away because they are false, because the blackmail has been completed, or is it because some people and some institutions are just so powerful that they really are too big to fail? It is unlikely we will ever know, because like Jersey Island, the Franklin Cover-Up, and the Dutroix Affair, witnesses will be silenced, protection will be bought, investigations will be botched, and the entire episode will simply fade into the dark.

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.”—Hunter S. Thompson