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NEW YORK – I’ve had many strange experiences in my decades of covering intelligence affairs. These run from being invited to KGB HQ in Moscow, Chinese intelligence in Beijing, US intelligence in Virginia, Libyan intelligence in Tripoli, South African intelligence, and even Albanian intelligence in Tirana.

But none was odder than the day I was invited to lunch in New York City with the by now notorious figure Jeffrey Epstein. The golden boy of Manhattan and Palm Beach society now sits in a grim jail cell accused of having sex with underage girls. He’s been doing this in plain view since the early 1990’s but, until recently, he seemed bullet-proof.

Soon after I walked into the entrance of Epstein’s mansion on E 71st Street, said to be the city’s largest private home, a butler asked me, ‘would you like an intimate massage, sir, by a pretty young girl?’ This offer seemed so out of place and weird to me that I swiftly declined.

More important than indelicacy, as an old observer of intelligence affairs, to me this offer reeked of ye old honey trap, a tactic to ensnare and blackmail people that was old when Babylon was young. A discreet room with massage table, lubricants and, no doubt, cameras stood ready off the main lobby.

I had arrived with Canada’s leading lady journalist who was then close to Epstein’s sometime girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell and, it was said, procuress – something Maxwell denies. Bizarrely, Maxwell believed that I could get KGB Moscow Center to release satellite photos that showed the murder on his yacht of her father, the press baron Robert Maxwell, who was a well-known double agent for Israel and KGB, and a major criminal.

Also present was the self-promoting lawyer, Alan Dershowitz, who had saved the accused murderer Claus von Bulow, as well as a titan of the New York real estate industry (not Trump) and assorted bigwigs of the city’s elite Jewish society. All sang the praises of Israel.

Epstein reportedly had ties to Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Britain’s Prince Andrew and repeatedly flew them about in his private jet, aka ‘the Lolita Express.’ All guests deny any sexual activity. I turned down dinner with Prince Andrew.

Epstein’s residence in Manhattan and Palm Beach, both of which I visited, were stocked with young female ‘masseuses.’ All were working class girls making big money in their spare time. I did not see any interactions between these girls and the guests.

Epstein and Maxwell became too big for their britches. They flaunted their sexual adventures and laughed at New York society. Everyone wondered about the source of Epstein’s lavish income but no one knew its origins. He claimed to be an exclusive money manager for a group of secretive millionaires. But the only one identified was billionaire Leslie Wexner, the owner of L Brands and Victoria’s Secret. Wexner denied any knowledge of Epstein’s alleged crimes.

ORDER IT NOW

Besides sexual frolics, Epstein and Maxwell were up to many odd things. The FBI found diamonds, cash and a fake passport when raiding his mansion and documents showing his net worth at $559,120,954.00. The IRS tax people will be eager to review the sources of this income.

It seems likely that political influence was brought to bear on then US attorney Alexander Acosta (he just resigned under fire last week) to make a sweetheart deal with Epstein, who had been charged by Florida with child molestation. Epstein got off with a token, 13-month jail sentence that allowed him to work from his office much of the day.

Were Trump or Clinton involved? How much did they ‘party’ with Epstein and revel in his fleshmart? There was talk of some sort of ‘intelligence’ angle to the affaire Epstein that spared him a harsh sentence.

A respected former CIA official, Phil Giraldi has come right out and accused Epstein of being an Israeli agent of influence. Epstein was let off with a slap on the wrist on his first child abuse charge, says Giraldi, because of his powerful Israel connections. To Giraldi and this writer, the Epstein ‘massage’ operation was a classic intelligence operation designed to blackmail men of influence into doing Israel’s bidding. Clinton had reportedly already fallen into this trap years earlier while still president.

Now watch this stinking pile of corruption be hurriedly covered up. Talk about draining the swamp.

(Republished from EricMargolis.com by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Two cents says:

    Western mainstream media makes little or no mention of the foreign influence angle in the Epstein case – an indication of the extent to which that same foreign influence controls the media. Had the foreign ties in this story been to say Russia or China instead, US politicians and Western mainstream media would have been all over that angle.

    Contrast Western mainstream media’s coverage of the Epstein case to their coverage of the Maria Butina case in which foreign honeytrap allegations and influence were their focus.

    Butina got 18 months after having visited the US to make connections with other gun rights activists, including being held in solitary confinement for 67 days, for as much as 22 hours a day.

    Epstein got 18 months after having sex with a procured minor, but was released after only 13 months during which time he was allowed to leave jail to go to his office 12 hours a day, 6 days a week.

    Such justice in America. Which country again meddles and has power over the US?

    • Agree: Hail
    • Replies: @animalogic
  2. The scalpel says: • Website

    Now watch this stinking pile of corruption be hurriedly covered up.

    Things as they are, odds are, this is what will happen, but I think there is another possibility.

    This really took off after court documents were cleared to be unsealed. I don’t believe AG Barr and the Justice Department would have allowed that if Trump were at serious risk. I think it is Trumps attempt at revenge on his persecutors. Lots of heads may roll, but if Trump’s does not, he doesn’t need or give a damn about any of them. Dershowitz has, at times, defended Trump, and it seems he feels he is not in serious jeopardy, also.

  3. RobinG says:

    Eric Margolis, you said,

    Robert Maxwell, who was a well-known double agent for Israel and KGB…

    Do you have source for that assertion? All others assert that R. Maxwell was double for Mossad & MI6.

    It seems likely that political influence was brought to bear on then US attorney Alexander Acosta… There was talk of some sort of ‘intelligence’ angle to the affaire Epstein…

    Why tread so lightly? Acosta is on record saying he was told to go easy on Epstein because of his IC connection.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  4. Alistair says:

    Jeffery Epstein could be a narcissistic sociopath but he is not alone, he certainly has a lot in common with other equally influential sociopaths; people like Harvey Weinstein; Dominique Strauss-Kahn; Roman Polanski; Woody Allan (who married his step-daughter); Bernie Madoff; Robert Maxwell and Alan Dershowitz, who built his legal career on defending the famous psychopaths.

    Jeffery Epstein, along with a long list of powerful individuals like him appear to be totally detached from the society’s core values; though unrelated, but all these individuals seem to belong to the same “Tribe in Diaspora”- a discernible pattern of common behaviour that cannot be dismissed.

  5. Sean says:

    with the by

    Careless, very careless.

  6. Sean says:

    It seems likely that political influence was brought to bear on then US attorney Alexander Acosta (he just resigned under fire last week) to make a sweetheart deal with Epstein, who had been charged by Florida with child molestation.

    He admitted to soliciting prostitution from a girls under 18 but over 16. They were old enough that he could have legally married them in that state. Hardly child molestation. No one pleads guilty to that, and if prosecutors gave him a good deal it was probabally under the pressure that they face not to go to court with cases that they probabally will lose.

    Soon after I walked into the entrance of Epstein’s mansion on E 71st Street, said to be the city’s largest private home, a butler asked me, ‘would you like an intimate massage, sir, by a pretty young girl?’ This offer seemed so out of place and weird to me that I swiftly declined.

    At his recent arraignment it was revealed Jeffrey Epstein was getting four different women and girls to massage him each day, the man clearly has a raging sexual fetish for massage in the way other do for leather having one leg, ect.

    More important than indelicacy, as an old observer of intelligence affairs, to me this offer reeked of ye old honey trap, a tactic to ensnare and blackmail people that was old when Babylon was young. A discreet room with massage table, lubricants and, no doubt, cameras stood ready off the main lobby

    How subtly and with what patience Epstein operates; you are to be congratulated on seeing through such a underplayed ploy as the old honey trap, which has been perfected over eons so that the victim suspects nothing . To be serious, I think Epstein naturally finds it difficult to understand that other men do not share his proclivities. This whole thing is basically a super rich man with a mental problem.

  7. Castellio says:
    @Sean

    Right, Sean…. absolutely.

    A very virile guy. Proclivities. The girls were marrying age.

    Nothing to see here… move on, move on.

    (And you ask us to be serious….)

    • Replies: @Sean
    , @Bill Jones
  8. Sean says:
    @Castellio

    Epstein clearly was not having sex four times a day, nobody could do that who is middle aged. he has a a thing for massage rather than under age gitls is what I was getting at. The deal was meant him admitting guilt and being dropped by all his scientist friends . He is a convicted sex offender as a result of that a deal a dozen years ago that I am sure he is bitterly regretting taking because he is going to spend the rest of his life in prison for offences in the that same period he thought the deal had got him out of.

    Here is a genuine honeytrap (Mossad) operation. Mordechai Vanunu was in London having revealed that he worked in Israel’s secret a nuclear weapons factory. A Mossad operation aimed at getting him out the country was mounted and they used a woman. Get this, she subtly attracted his attention in a busy London street and got him to approach her. Then she got him to leave the country with her and she didn’t even have sex with him. Women have their wiles and ways of communicating their openness to advances. Margolis’s account is hilariously slapstick by comparison.

    • Replies: @IvyMike
  9. @Alistair

    Strauss-Kahn was certainly a dirty old man but I suspect the “rape” of the African hotel maid was set up by his enemies, probably by his enemies who sent the poor girl without telling her what SK was expecting.

  10. IvyMike says:
    @Sean

    I’m 65 and could easily have sex 4 times a day if I were rich enough to afford the whores.

    • Replies: @Macon Richardson
    , @Duke84
  11. @Sean

    This whole thing is basically a super rich man with a mental problem.

    To speak of it as “mental problems” is to deny the possibility of honor, decency and morality. A civilization without those three qualities is not a civilization at all. Although I firmly believe in the power of mind control (would you rather have a Classic Coke or an RC Cola; would you rather have a flask of fine Kentucky sipping whiskey or a bottle of bourbon?), the excuse of mental problems could equally apply to anything from not tipping the waitress in the Waffle House to a mass shooting in Walmart on a Saturday afternoon in July.

    It is no excuse at all, as the law has recognized for at least the last hundred and seventy years.

    • Replies: @Sean
  12. @IvyMike

    Have you considered fly tying or gardening as an alternative.

  13. Duke84 says:
    @IvyMike

    And the Viagra which I’ve heard is very expensive.

  14. @Two cents

    “Had the foreign ties in this story been to say Russia or China instead, US politicians and Western mainstream media would have been all over that angle.”
    The MSM etc would be frothing at the mouth over such an “angle”, their eyes rolling in their heads, smoke & sparks issuing from every orifice, & organs all engorged, close to a violent spasm. Christmas, Hanuka, June 4th rolled into one. Only Asaunge’s death by weeks of professional torture could cause more delight.

    • Replies: @RobinG
  15. Alistair says:

    The Epstein’s House in Manhattan reminds me of the 1999 thriller; “Eyes Wide Shut” with Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, directed by Stanley Kubrick; where a group of very powerful men, all part of an exclusive and secretive club – were performing satanic-sexual rituals with young women.
    it appears Epstein was running one of those exclusive sexual clubs, right from Manhattan.

  16. @RobinG

    Do you have source for that assertion? All others assert that R. Maxwell was double for Mossad & MI6.

    “All others” haven’t.

    During Private Eye’s battles with the Bouncing Czech back in the 70’s/80’s the mossad connection was known.

  17. @Castellio

    Ol Sean’s always a hoot. There has to be a more competent tool for the State somewhere but I guess Unz only qualifies for kindergartners,

  18. Now that their agent Epstein is burned, CIA has prepared distinct fallback slogans for different demographic segments. For Dem party dupes, the fallback is, “Epstein is rich.” For GOP party dupes, the fallback is “Epstein’s a perv.” For independents and nonvoters, the fallback is “Epstein’s Mossad,” and for the alt-right subgroup of that fractious demographic the fallback is “Epstein’s a Jew.”

    But what will their fallback be when it becomes widely known that Epstein shared tail numbers with CIA torture cutouts?

    https://www.blacklistednews.com/article/73700/jeffrey-epstein-shared-a-plane-with-dyncorp-state-department-and-the.html

    https://archive.fo/UXVNO

    Epstein had the kind of impunity and OPSEC that only CIA can provide.

    Epstein is CIA.

    • Replies: @Sean McBride
  19. Truth3 says:
    @Alistair

    Jeffery Epstein could be a narcissistic sociopath but he is not alone, he certainly has a lot in common with other equally influential sociopaths; people like Harvey Weinstein; Dominique Strauss-Kahn; Roman Polanski; Woody Allan (who married his step-daughter); Bernie Madoff; Robert Maxwell and Alan Dershowitz, who built his legal career on defending the famous psychopaths.

    Jeffery Epstein, along with a long list of powerful individuals like him appear to be totally detached from the society’s core values; though unrelated, but all these individuals seem to belong to the same “Tribe in Diaspora”- a discernible pattern of common behaviour that cannot be dismissed.

    Jews think the laws do not apply to them. Simple as that.

    • Replies: @Mevashir
  20. @Secret Agent Potatodong

    Take your pick:

    -Epstein is CIA.
    -Epstein is Mossad.
    -Epstein is joint CIA/Mossad.
    -Epstein is Aman.
    -Epstein is Mega Group.
    -Epstein is none of the above.

  21. Castellio says:

    This article raises certain questions.

    Why were there two meetings with Margolis and Epstein, not one? How far apart were they in time? Why would anyone be so naive as to believe Margolis would fall into such an obvious honeytrap? And why would anyone be so naive as to think Margolis could tell Moscow what to do with any footage they might or might not have?

    Or were the meetings (plural) more about the female Canadian journalist?

    The only journalist I can think of that might fit the description would be Diane Francis, who also happens to be a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington… but perhaps others have a better idea?

    • Replies: @RobinG
    , @Hank Yobo
  22. RobinG says:
    @Castellio

    Indeed, why is her identity a secret?

    This article is nothing more than a self-serving puff piece that states less than what’s already publicly available. Who is his target audience for this shallow “touching base?”

    Margolis still hasn’t answered my questions, #3 above. Perhaps you have to create an account at his blog to get a reading.

  23. anon[152] • Disclaimer says:

    Oh look, there is the name of Eric Margolis listed within Jeffery Epstein’s infamous Little Black Book.

    Source: https://wikispooks.com/wiki/File:Jeffrey-Epstein-little-black-book.pdf

    • Replies: @Castellio
  24. Castellio says:
    @anon

    Yes, and Margolis has explained (or is explaining) why his name would be there.

    I don’t think we can assume everyone in Epstein’s book was a devotee or user of his services. Those on Air Lolita have a more incriminating set of circumstances.

    I have no reason not to ‘trust’ Eric Margolis at this point.

    I do think the question at #3 by RobinG stands. Does Margolis really not have an opinion, or are there not sufficient facts available to him, given that “intelligence” has been his career?

    • Replies: @anon
  25. Sean says:
    @Macon Richardson

    Trump is not bothered about a woman being no longer very young or inexperienced, but he does not think her attractive unless she is athletic and about as tall as the average man, his 12 year old son is already 6’3”. There is a theory that the wealthy tend to have sons.

    Although as far as I know Epstein has not reproduced at all, that is not the thing. I think his taste in females shows he has a mental problem that is now obvious to everyone and will mean he dies in prison. For a superrich guy, the ‘bottle of bourbon’ would be a girl with big tits and ass, like the common man would want.

    Epstein is in the grip of paraphilias that are not only the opposite of typical sexual tastes of the elite, not merely necessary to excite an insouciantly jaded palate, but beyond the bounds of what can be acquired by experience. He was born that way, its moral luck and yes he is being blamed for something that he had no real choice in. That cannot be an excuse in law because it would apply to all; no one is responsible for being what they are, and thus no one is to blame for anything they do except in a moral luck sense.

  26. The scalpel says: • Website

    Is Sean trying to tell us that he is a pedophile?

    • Replies: @Sean
  27. Sean says:
    @The scalpel

    I am of the opinion that wealthy politically influential people are the toughest and smartest folk of all. They are chary of people trying to befriend them, because they are conditioned to expect that anyone not rich and influential is plotting to make make raids on their money. I don’t think it would be at all feasible to get important people in one’s power or get them to pay blackmail by running an under age sex ring. But then I don’t think paedophilia is that common. Perhaps you have some insights denied to me. Are you rich?

    • Replies: @The scalpel
    , @RobinG
  28. Sean says:

    I had arrived with Canada’s leading lady journalist who was then close to Epstein’s sometime girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell

    Peter Brimalow’s ex?

    Bizarrely, Maxwell believed that I could get KGB Moscow Center to release satellite photos that showed the murder on his yacht of her father, the press baron Robert Maxwell, who was a well-known double agent for Israel and KGB, and a major criminal.

    Hardly sounds like the kind of tough cookie that would be an intelligence agent or madam either. It shows she was incredibly naive, and loved her dad even though he was a total bastard and crook who let everyone down especially her. So of course she fell for someone just like him.

  29. The scalpel says: • Website
    @Sean

    “Are you rich?”

    I am THE SCALPEL

  30. RobinG says:
    @Sean

    …I don’t think paedophilia is that common.

    True pedophilia…IDK, but 10-12 is uncomfortably believable, especially abuse by relatives or close friends. OTOH, grooming minors for sexual exploitation is totally common. The almost universal clumsy misuse of terms is no help. This looks about right:

    •Alden says:
    July 12, 2019 at 8:45 pm GMT • 100 Words
    @Tono Bungay
    Thank you very much. pedophilia stops at the victims 13th birthday. Then it’s various degrees of molestation of a minor . It’s usually 13 and 14, then 15. Then 16 and 17. In some states the age of consent is 16. Epstein’s activities weren’t just molestation of minors. They were procuring for prostitution as well.

    • Agree: RobinG

    • Replies: @Sean
  31. RobinG says:
    @animalogic

    I’ve never heard of this rag. Make of it what you will:

    Hundreds Of Pentagon Officials Caught Running Child Porn Network On Official Defense Dept Computers
    https://thewashingtonstandard.com/hundreds-of-pentagon-officials-caught-running-child-porn-network-on-official-defense-dept-computers/

  32. Durruti says:
    @Alistair

    Jeffery Epstein could be a narcissistic sociopath but he is not alone, he certainly has a lot in common with other equally influential sociopaths; people like Harvey Weinstein; Dominique Strauss-Kahn; Roman Polanski; Woody Allan (who married his step-daughter); Bernie Madoff; Robert Maxwell and Alan Dershowitz, who built his legal career on defending the famous psychopaths

    And There Are More!

    There are other powerful political Zionist sociopathic Pedafiles – Criminals – who are missing from your list.

    Former twice Zionist President Moshe Katsav (convicted of 7 Rapes & numerous other sex crimes & currently serving his sentence – under House Arrest), & former Zionist Prime Minister Ehud Barak (photographed visitor to Epstein’s Rape Center). Current Prime Minister Netenyahoo, his wife, & son have been indicted for multi $Billion theft. His wife already pleaded guilty to a lesser felony.

    The list is extensive, and American traitor Politician –Bill Clinton (of Democrat gang-as is Epstein), has been long associated with Epstein. And Casino Trump called Epstein a Great Guy (and knew him when). Met his wife through Epstein. Several Rothschilds also knew/know Epstein.

    When the list of those Pedafiles and sex slavers, rapists, murderers & land thieves is compiled, it includes all the major actors in the theft of Palestinian Homeland, Jewish, Jewish American, and their non-Jewish minions. it is actually easier to compile a list of Honest and uncorrupt Zionist politicians.

    Here is the list…………..

    The corruption (more a Culture of depravity), of the Rothschilds & other Zionist Banker Oligarchs is almost beyond belief as they drive humans on & on to Hell.

    For a Cure – to the illness:

    We might attempt to Restore the Republic – destroyed in a hail of bullets (along with our last Constitutional President, John F. Kennedy), on November 22, 1963.

    Durruti

  33. Sean says:
    @RobinG

    There is a movement afoot to make marriage illegal for under 18 year olds. This new prosecution related tot he evidence about what he was doing a dozen years old and they already have his admissions, and they charged only Epstein, who could have legally married in Florida the girls he pled guilty to paying for sex in Florida at that time. He is not being charged on the basis he was supplying prostitutes under age or otherwise to others. They have just framed the charges slightly differently to get round the deal he was given. The most salient fact is he is now an admitted sex offender, and there will be not be a problem convicting him on the new charges , which are actually the old charges but weighted to get him a life sentence. Dershowitz is not a fan of plea bargains for this very reason, but a rival of his is acting for the girl who has made all these accusations about VIPs but had not mentioned Dershowitz at the time. She is not being used as a witness in the new-old case against Epstein and that tells you all you need to know about her credibility. She said she started work for Epstein at the age of 15 when she was actually 17. I don’t know how anyone could make a mistake like that. Another accuser originally said she was 15 at the time when she was actually 16 but I suppose that could be a genuine mistake. These women as they now are got very substantial payments a decade ago. They wanted to start it back up to get more, and the defamation case is going to pay off big time for all of them, but no one is going to accept their world against someone who is not a already a convicted sex offender. The judge has to caution the jury that all the evidence from a witness stands or falls on their total credibility. They cannot cherry pick the bits to believe.

    • Replies: @Sean McBride
  34. @Sean

    You need to provide links and authoritative sources to back up your claims about Virginia Roberts. Where are they?

    • Replies: @RobinG
  35. RobinG says:
    @Sean McBride

    He also needs to stop defending sexual predation, and …… paragraphs! … but maybe he’s too overcome with his own urges to be that organized.

  36. I found this interesting as well, never heard about this Wikileak until recently. No wonder they want to drone Assange. Feels more and more like we’re already living in hell. Some of this stuff is so evil its unbelievable.

    The Revelations of WikiLeaks: No. 4—The Haunting Case of a Belgian Child Killer and How WikiLeaks Helped Crack It

    https://consortiumnews.com/2019/07/11/the-revelations-of-wikileaks-no-4-the-haunting-case-of-a-belgian-child-killer-and-how-wikileaks-helped-crack-it/

    https://disobedientmedia.com/2017/09/special-report-the-truth-dies-in-darkness-dutroux/

    Also this film, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, its a rare film but you can find it on torrent, seemed unbelievable at the time, but the more you learn, theres probably a lot of truth in it, why else would someone just make up a movie like this?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salò,_or_the_120_Days_of_Sodom

  37. anon[310] • Disclaimer says:
    @Castellio

    Yes, many in the Little Black Book are explaining themselves.

  38. Mevashir says:
    @Truth3

    Jews follow the “golden rule”: He who has the gold makes the rules.

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