Jeffrey Epstein's Dark Diary: Unveiling Powerful Figures in Disgraced Financier's Web
Late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's private diary has emerged, revealing connections with a constellation of powerful individuals across government, finance, and academia. These damning records from 2013 to 2017 illustrate the shocking extent of Epstein's reach, despite his 2009 imprisonment for child sex crimes.
Spencer Kuvin, an attorney representing several Epstein abuse victims, comments, “Every time you think the last shoe has dropped, new names come to light.” He suggests the revelations from Epstein's journal are far from over.
Among the revelations, the diary alleges that Jes Staley, former CEO of Barclays, sexually assaulted a woman at Epstein's infamous Caribbean hideout, Little St. James. Staley's lawyer has vehemently denied these "slanderous" allegations.
Moreover, Epstein's diary claims he had three planned meetings with William Burns, then Deputy Secretary of State, in 2014. Burns, now President Joe Biden's CIA chief, maintains that he met Epstein only once and had no knowledge of his criminal history.
Former Secretary of the Treasury Larry Summers reportedly met with Epstein over a dozen times following Epstein's guilty plea in 2008. He even sought $110,000 from Epstein for his wife's nonprofit. Summers' spokeswoman insists their conversations were mostly about global economic matters.
Notably, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman allegedly visited Epstein's island and intended to stay at his Manhattan home in 2014. Hoffman expressed regret for the association with Epstein, which "gnaws at me," he stated.
Epstein's diary also cites encounters with MIT professor Noam Chomsky, Edmond de Rothschild Group CEO Ariane de Rothschild, former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, and Bard College President Leon Botstein, among others.
Even though Epstein was arrested again in 2019 on federal sex trafficking charges, his death in a Manhattan jail cell later that year was surrounded by controversy. Epstein's former lawyer Alan Dershowitz even suggested that prison guards may have been involved in his death.
While many high-profile figures, including Bill Gates, Prince Andrew, and former presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, have been linked to Epstein, they all deny any involvement in his criminal actions.
Kuvin hints at further revelations, stating, "I wouldn’t be surprised if more revelations are coming." The unraveling of Epstein's sordid network continues, raising questions about accountability among the powerful elite.