[Ed. – That’ll kind of wake you up. “Long-time” lawyers for Epstein – not just hired guns for his late upcoming defense.]
In the wake of Jeffrey Epstein’s death over the weekend, a report says two of the high-flying financier’s longtime lawyers are seeking outside legal counsel of their own.
The New York Times reported Sunday that lawyers Jeffrey Schantz and Darren Indyke recently hired criminal defense attorneys to represent them. According to the Times, the pair were “involved with some of his trusts and other entities in New York and in the Virgin Islands.” Court documents show Epstein’s vast fortune is valued at least $559 million. …
Epstein was facing charges of sex trafficking that stemmed from activities over a period of three years in the early 2000s.