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Epstein Estate Paid $50 Million to Victims of Alleged Assaults

  • Sex offender’s estate has also paid millions in legal fees
  • Estate’s value plunged by almost 50% in quarter, report says
A protester holds up a sign of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the federal courthouse in New York on July 8, 2019.
A protester holds up a sign of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the federal courthouse in New York on July 8, 2019.Photographer: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Jeffrey Epstein’s estate in the U.S. Virgin Islands has paid almost $50 million to settle claims by women who accused the disgraced financier of sexual assault, according to a report that showed the estate’s value plunged by nearly 50% in the latest quarter.

The estate’s most recent quarterly report, filed Monday and covering assets and expenditures through the end of the year, indicates that the Victims Compensation Fund paid out $49.8 million, without giving the number of recipients.