Jeffrey Epstein was a nefarious and diabolical scumbag, by all accounts, who exploited his wealth and his connections in order to avoid the consequences of his prolonged history of depravity.
At the time of this death, Epstein was in the clink on charges of child sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit those crimes. His previous arrest for similarly sinister charges netted him only 13 months of “jail time”, much of which was spent on work release. This time around, it looked as thought the socialite would be going away for quite a long time, possibly up to 45 years, forcing Epstein to update his last will and testament from prison just days before his death.
In that maneuver, Epstein provided one final piece of incorrigible behavior aimed at again disparaging the victims of his insidious abuse.
Estate lawyers and other experts say prying open the trust and dividing up the financier’s riches is not going to be easy and could take years.
“This is the last act of Epstein’s manipulation of the system, even in death,” said attorney Jennifer Freeman, who represents child sex abuse victims.
The move also works to shroud the now-deceased pedophile’s personal life in ever more secrecy.
By putting his fortune in a trust, he shrouded from public view the identities of the beneficiaries, whether they be individuals, organizations or other entities. For the women trying to collect from his estate, the first order of business will be persuading a judge to pierce that veil and release the details.
From there, the women will have to follow the course they would have had to pursue even if Epstein had not created a trust: convince the judge that they are entitled to compensation as victims of sex crimes. The judge would have to decide how much they should get and whether to reduce the amounts given to Epstein’s named beneficiaries, who would also be given their say in court.
Epstein’s will was filed in the Virgin Islands, where the accused child sex trafficker owned Little Saint James Island, known locally as “pedophile island”.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.