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Epstein Associate Brunel Charged With Rape in France

  • Jean-Luc Brunel was hauled in for police questioning Wednesday
  • He has been preventively placed in pre-trial detention
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Jean-Luc Brunel, a longtime associate of the late Jeffrey Epstein and owner of a modeling agency, was charged with rape and sexual harassment, according to Paris prosecutors.

Brunel was charged Friday by an investigative magistrate, prosecutors said in a statement. The rape charges relate to acts with minors over the age of 15.