Documents: Epstein ducked sex-abuse questions in deposition
August 9, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Confronted about allegations that he orchestrated a sex trafficking ring that delivered girls to him and his high-profile acquaintances, financier Jeffrey Epstein repeatedly refused to answer questions to avoid incriminating himself, according to court records released Friday.
A partial transcript of a September 2016 deposition stemming from a defamation lawsuit was included in hundreds of pages of documents placed in a public file by a federal appeals court in New York.
The deposition happened almost three years before Epstein's July 6 arrest on sex trafficking charges in...