(NEW YORK) -- An independent compensation program for victims of late serial sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is winding down its operations after paying out more than $121 million to survivors of Epstein's sexual abuse, ABC News has learned. The Epstein Victims' Compensation Program, since launching... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Thursday announced the seizure of 68 protected big cats from Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe's Tiger King Park in Oklahoma, related to what the government described as their ongoing violations of the Endangered Species Act. In a statement, the department... Read More.
Real-life parents, Jennifer Hudson and Jeffrey Wright, didn't have to dig too deep to play the mother and father of Steve Harmon, a 17-year-old honor student who is charged with felony murder, in the Netflix thriller Monster. Hudson tells ABC Audio that the film, which follows the dramatic legal battle to prove Steve's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- On a Friday afternoon in July 2008, 20-year-old Courtney Wild appeared in federal court in West Palm Beach, Florida, demanding answers from federal prosecutors about their investigation of multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who allegedly sexually abused Wild and dozens of other underage girls... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congress could soon get answers as to how financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in Bureau of Prisons custody in August 2019, according to testimony given by BOP Director Michael Carvajal at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday. Epstein died while being... Read More.
Netflix has released the trailer for their upcoming film, Monster, from executive producers John Legend, Nasir"Nas" Jones, and actor Jeffrey Wright. On Instagram, John Legend said he was "excited to share this beautiful, emotional and important story with you all." According to Netflix, Monster stars actor Kelvin Harrison Jr., as 17-year-old honors student... Read More.
By JAMES HILL and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An attorney for the co-executors of Jeffrey Epstein's estate confirmed reports that a sale has closed on the late sex offender's New York City townhouse on East 71st Street.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Ghislaine Maxwell offered to renounce her British and French citizenship and put her assets into a monitored account Tuesday as she tried for a third time to get released on bail.Maxwell has been... Read More.
By JAMES HILL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An independent claims program for alleged victims of the late sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein has suspended compensation offers to those individuals due to uncertainty about future funding of the program.“Although I sincerely... Read More.
By JAMES HILL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Victims’ rights lawyers who have been battling the U.S. Department of Justice for a dozen years over the controversial “sweetheart deal” reached by federal prosecutors in Florida with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein are... Read More.
By JAMES HILL and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Alex Acosta, then-U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, exercised "poor judgment" when he resolved a federal investigation into Jeffrey Epstein through a state-based plea agreement in 2008, the Justice... Read More.