This week's work for @nytimes business section. On Jeffery Epstein, the accused sex trafficker who committed suicide in a Manhattan jail this month, used his private islands Little St. James and Great St. James as a personal and corporate hideaway, negotiating lucrative local tax breaks even as he faced federal investigations for sexual misconduct. Special thanks to Brent Lewis for the assignment!
Epstein's Island, Little St. Jeff's: A Hideaway Where Money Bought Influence
Jeffrey Epstein used his islands as a personal and corporate haven, negotiating lucrative local tax breaks even as he faced inquiries for sexual misconduct.