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An investigative report by The New York Times paints a disturbing picture about billionaire Bill Gates and now-deceased billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.
Not only was Gates acquainted with Epstein, but the pair also repeatedly spent time together even after Epstein was already a convicted sex offender.
“Bill Gates has minimized his ties to Jeffrey Epstein,” the Times reported. “But a New York Times investigation shows that Gates and Epstein repeatedly spent time together after Epstein was a convicted sex offender.”
Back in 2011, an email from Gates show that he admitted that he found Epstein’s lifestyle “very different” and “kind of intriguing,” although adding “it would not for me.”
A spokeswoman for Gates, identified as Bridgitt Arnold, appears to try spinning the meaning of this email. Arnold says Gates “was referring only to the unique décor of the Epstein residence.”
“It was in no way meant to convey a sense of interest or approval,” she added, although this doesn’t fully explain why Gates would have found it “intriguing.”
Gates reportedly met with Epstein on numerous occasions, including at least three times at Epstein’s Manhattan townhouse. During one occasion, the two billionaires stayed up late into the night.
“And unlike many others, Mr. Gates started the relationship after Mr. Epstein was convicted of sex crimes,” the report explains.
“Employees of Mr. Gates’s foundation also paid multiple visits to Mr. Epstein’s mansion.”
“And Mr. Epstein spoke with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and JPMorgan Chase about a proposed multibillion-dollar charitable fund — an arrangement that had the potential to generate enormous fees for Mr. Epstein.”
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— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 12, 2019
The final hours of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s life are recently coming to light.
New documents have been obtained by a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
The general public as well as Epstein’s family and attorneys have raised questions about whether he did, in fact, kill himself. Records from the Bureau of Prisons have been made public for the first time.
First, in the days immediately before his death, Epstein told jail psychologists that he was too much of a “coward” to take his own life and also afraid of the pain. Epstein added that he had a “wonderful life” and much to live for. He even said his Jewish faith forbade him from taking his own life.
“I have no interest in killing myself,” he told the facility’s mental health workers. “I would not do that to myself.”
One psychologist wrote, “He stated he lives for and plans to finish this case and to go back to his normal life.”
The psychologist adds that they suggest placing him on suicide watch out of an “abundance of caution.” In the hours before his death, Epstein was allowed to make what would be a final phone call.
He lied to the unit manager who assisted him by claiming that he was calling his mother, who died years ago. Instead, Epstein called his 30-year-old girlfriend Karyna Shuliak.
Shuliak was later shocked to learn that he took his own life. She had no idea he has intention after speaking with him hours earlier.
The documents claim that somehow Epstein was able to “charm the jail psychologists” and fooled that specially trained inmates who were tasked with keeping an eye on him. He was taken off suicide watch and left alone on the night that his life ended.
Newly obtained documents included a sign that read, “MANADATORY ROUNDS MUST BE CONDUCTED EVERY 30 MINUTES ON EPSTEIN #76318-054 AS PER GOD!!!!”
On the night of his death, prosecutors say the guards on duty appeared to nap. They were later charged with falsifying records to give the impression they had checked on Epstein.
In the end, Epstein had been alone because his cellmate had been transferred and had yet to be replaced.An inmate next to Epstein’s cell says his death was definitely suicide, adding that he could hear Epstein “tearing up his sheet before committing suicide.”
“Jeffrey Epstein definitely killed himself,” the inmate said, according to newly obtained documents. “He wanted to kill himself and seized the opportunity when it was available,” he commented. “Such is life — or death, in this case. Any conspiracy theories to the contrary are ridiculous,” the inmate concluded.