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Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said on Tuesday that an expired passport, federal investigators found in a safe deposit box at the well-connected financial backer of the Manhattan home for “personal protection.”
During a two-hour bail hearing on Monday, prosecutors will use the passport to strengthen the argument that Epstein was a flight risk. As an assistant Attorney in the u.s., Alex Rossmiller said, the photo turned out to Epstein, but the name on the document, but was not associated with the holder’s address in the United kingdom.
In response, Epstein’s lawyers, said that the passport was Austrian, and for the past 32 years.
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“The government has nothing to recommend it and certainly no proof – that Epstein used to it,” they wrote in the request that will be sent to the U. s. District Judge Richard Berman. “In any case, Epstein, a wealthy member of the Jewish religion – adapted from the passport to the 1980’s, when hijackings were a common, in conjunction with the Middle East.
“The passport was made for the personal protection in case of travel to dangerous areas, only to be presented to potential kidnapers [sic], hijackers, or terrorists, should any violent episodes occur.”
In a letter to Judge Berman on Tuesday, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman (no relation), and that the government is trying to figure out how the Epstein holds a foreign passport and whether or not it is a genuine or a made-up story.
“The defendant is in possession of what it claims to be a foreign passport to be issued, under an alias, and it gives rise to the inference that the defendant knows how to obtain false travel documents and/or the adoption of a foreign identity,” he wrote in the supplement. “This will contribute to a serious risk of flight posed by the defendant.”
Judge Berman is expected to rule on Thursday whether Epstein, 66, has to be detained until the trial upon the charges to which he has been hired and abused dozens of underage girls in New York city and Florida in the early 2000s. Epstein has pleaded not guilty.
In addition to the passport, the researchers also discovered the diamonds and the money in the safe during the raid on Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion, following his July 6 arrest.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman said that “the Government has shown that it’s safe, which contained more than $ 70,000 in cash. In addition, it has been in the safe deposit box contained of 48 individual diamonds, the stones, ranging in size from about 1 k to 2.38 carats, as well as a huge diamond ring … and So on ready cash and loose diamonds that are in line with the use of the power at a moment’s notice.”
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Epstein’s safe, where hundreds of pictures of what looked like underage girls were discovered after his arrest, prosecutors said. In addition to the public disclosure of what was in the safe, prosecutors said their case is stronger by the day” after a number of women who are more in touch with them in the past couple of days, to say that he molested them when they were underage.
In a written submission by the Netherlands on Friday, prosecutors said that they believe that Epstein would have had to have tried to bear witness to the influence of the discovery that he had been paid a total of $350,000 to the two individuals who, at the end of last year. That is, after the Miami Herald reported that the conditions of his state court conviction in 2008, which led to a 13-month prison sentence, and a deal to avoid federal prosecution.
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On Tuesday, the chief Prosecutor of the s. S. Berman asked for it, Epstein, ” to be held in while awaiting trial.”
“The defendant cannot meet his burden of overcoming the presumption that there is no combination of conditions that would reasonably assure the continuance of that appearance, and in this case, the protection of the safety and security of the community in which he was to be released,” he wrote in the filing.
Fox News, Travis Fedschun, Marta Dhanis, Tamara Gitt, Mary Paronich, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.