The famous connections of Jeffrey Epstein, the elite wealth manager charged with sex trafficking young girls
- Former money manager Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking of minors on July 8.
- President Donald Trump once referred to Epstein as a "terrific guy."
- Some of Epstein's former friends include L Brands CEO Les Wexner and President Bill Clinton. Both have said they cut ties with the disgraced financier years ago.
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Former hedge-fund manager and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein may have kept his client list under wraps, but he didn't do the same with a social circle that included presidents and Hollywood stars.
Epstein, who ran a business out of the US Virgin Islands, was known for jetsetting with the likes of former President Bill Clinton, and Prince Andrew (the third child of the UK's Queen Elizabeth)."I invest in people - be it politics or science," Epstein was known to say, according to New York Magazine. "It's what I do."
Epstein, 66, was arrested on charges of sex trafficking of minors on July 6 shortly after exiting his private jet in New Jersey. He pleaded not guilty on July 8. However, Epstein has pleaded guilty in 2007 to charges of solicitation of prostitution and procurement of minors for prostitution in Florida.
Keep reading to learn more about the famous people who have crossed paths with Epstein.