US fund manager Jeffrey Epstein in a photograph taken for the sex offender registry in March 2017. Photo: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services via Reuters

Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein asks to be freed on bail, offers to ground private plane and pay for armed guards

  • Billionaire fund manager offers New York mansion as collateral, in addition to ‘highly restrictive conditions’ such as GPS ankle bracelet and home confinement
  • Lawyers argue Epstein’s payment for massages that allegedly led to sex acts was ‘akin to consumer or purchaser behaviour’, not trafficking
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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US fund manager Jeffrey Epstein in a photograph taken for the sex offender registry in March 2017. Photo: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services via Reuters
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