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Leon Black Says ‘I Deeply Regret’ Involvement With Epstein

  • Financier addresses relationship after New York Times article
  • Black says Epstein provided estate planning, tax services
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Leon BlackPhotographer: Demetrius Freeman/Bloomberg
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Apollo Global Management Inc. co-founder Leon Black expressed his regret at being involved with Jeffrey Epstein in a letter to the firm’s investors.

Black reiterated that he had turned to Epstein for financial matters such as taxes, estate planning and philanthropy, after a New York Times report about the billionaire’s relationship with Epstein, who died in jail after his arrest on federal sex-trafficking charges.