Reporters Confront Labor Secretary Acosta Over Epstein Plea Deal: Do You Owe Victims an Apology?
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 () Labor Secretary Alex Acosta fielded questions from the assembled press for a media event in which he defended his role in Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 plea deal. Epstein was recently indicted by the Southern District of New York for sex trafficking charges, bringing his past criminal conduct, and prosecution by the former Miami-based US Attorney Acosta […]
U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as being too lenient.
American financier Jeffrey Epstein will not be released on bail to await his trial for sex trafficking dozens of underage girls. Reuters reports U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday rejected..