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United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB)

If you believe you were a victim of Jeffrey Epstein or have information about the allegations in the Indictment, please call 1-800-Call-FBI.

September 4, 2019 update:

On August 27, 2019, a hearing was held in the case of United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB).  The hearing was in connection with the nolle prosequi order proposed to the Court on August 19, 2019, by the United States Attorney, following the death of defendant Jeffrey Epstein.  On August 29, 2019, the Court entered an order of nolle prosequi, formally dismissing the case.  However, the investigation into the conduct of JEFFREY EPSTEIN continues, and if you believe you are a victim of JEFFREY EPSTEIN, from during any time period and in any location, please contact the Victim / Witness specialists at the U.S. Attorney’s Office listed below.

August 27, 2019 update:

On August 27, 2019, a hearing was held by the Honorable Richard M. Berman in the case of United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB).  The hearing was in connection with the nolle prosequi order proposed to the Court on August 19, 2019, by the United States Attorney, following the death of defendant Jeffrey Epstein.  At the hearing, counsel for the victims and the victims made statements to the Court. The Court reserved decision for a later date. There are no future scheduled matters in this case.

August 24, 2019 update:

The location for the hearing scheduled for August 27, 2019, in the case of United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB), has been CHANGED.  The hearing will now take place at the Federal Courthouse at 40 Foley Square, New York, New York, in Courtroom 110.

August 21, 2019 update:

On August 21, 2019, a hearing was ordered by the Court in the case of United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB).  The hearing is in connection with the nolle prosequi order proposed to the Court on August 19, 2019, by the United States Attorney, following the death of defendant Jeffrey Epstein.  At the hearing, counsel for the victims and the victims will be heard, if they wish to be.  The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. before the Honorable Richard M. Berman, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, in Courtroom 17B. 

July 19, 2019 update:

On July 18, 2019, a status conference was held in the case of United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB).  The court announced its ruling that the defendant will be incarcerated pending trial.  The next conference, which is expected to address scheduling and administrative matters, is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. before the Honorable Richard M. Berman, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, in Courtroom 17B.

July 16, 2019 update:

On July 15, 2019, the continuation of a bail hearing was held in the case of United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB).  The court heard arguments regarding the status of the defendant’s bail, and reserved decision.  The defendant currently remains detained.  The next conference, which is expected to include the court’s ruling on the defendant’s application for pretrial release, is scheduled for Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. before the Honorable Richard M. Berman, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, in Courtroom 17B.

July 9, 2019 update:

On July 8, 2019, an initial presentment and arraignment was held in the case of United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, 19 Cr. 490 (RMB).  The defendant consented to detention pending a subsequent bail hearing.  The next conference, which will include a bail hearing, is scheduled for Monday, July 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. before the Honorable Richard M. Berman, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, in Courtroom 17B.

Pursuant to the Crime Victims’ Rights Act, Title 18, United States Code, Section 3771(a)(4), a crime victim has the right to be reasonably heard at certain public proceedings in the district court, including proceedings involving release.  If you believe you are a victim in connection with this case, and would like to be heard in connection with the hearing scheduled for July 15, 2019, please contact Wendy Olsen, Victim/Witness Coordinator, at the telephone number or email address listed below.

July 8, 2019 update:

On July 8, 2019, the United States Attorney’s Office announced the unsealing of federal felony charges against JEFFREY EPSTEIN on charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiring to commit sex trafficking of minors.  EPSTEIN is accused of committing these crimes in locations including, but not limited to, New York, New York, and Palm Beach, Florida.

If you believe you are a victim of JEFFREY EPSTEIN, from during any time period and in any location, please contact the Victim / Witness specialists at the U.S. Attorney’s Office listed below.

The charges are contained in Indictment 19 Cr. 490 (RMS). You may view a copy of the Indictment here.

Updates regarding the progress of this case will be posted on this site.

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York is committed to protecting the rights of crime victims. If you believe you are a victim of the offense charged, our Victim/Witness Unit can make sure that you are notified of important stages of the case to help you exercise your rights. In addition, our Victim/Witness Unit can help refer you to agencies that provide other services to witnesses, such as compensation (under certain circumstances) and counseling. If you believe you are a victim, of if you would like information or assistance with referrals, please contact:

Wendy Olsen Clancy
Victim/Witness Coordinator
United States Attorney’s Office
One St. Andrew’s Plaza
New York, New York 10007
(866) 874-8900
Wendy.Olsen@usdoj.gov

Updated September 4, 2019

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