Jeffrey Epstein, the politically well-connected US billionaire, has been charged with sex trafficking, according to reports.
The New York Times reported that Epstein, a wealthy Florida financier, was arrested in the New York area and was in custody. He is expected to appear before a federal magistrate on Monday. The NYT cited two anonymous sources.
The charges against Epstein were first reported on Saturday night by the Daily Beast. The website cited multiple anonymous sources.
No Content Available
The Associated Press also reported Epstein’s arrest, citing three unnamed law enforcement officials.
The Southern District of New York did not immediately respond to a request for comment.