Jeffrey Epstein agrees to deal with arrest at his $77M mansion with armed guards, digital monitor and sizable bond if launched on bail, whereas urging court docket to not discriminate due to his wealth
- Jeffrey Epstein’s legal professionals submitted a letter to Choose Richard Berman on Thursday stating their consumer would comply with 14 situations if launched on bail
- These embrace home arrest at his NYC mansion, sporting an digital monitor, putting in safety cameras and hiring armed guards
- He additionally agreed to pay a bond in ‘an quantity set by the court docket after reviewing extra info concerning Mr. Epstein’s funds’
Legal professionals for Jeffrey Epstein knowledgeable Choose Richard M Berman that their consumer would agree to deal with arrest at his $77 million Manhattan mansion if launched on bail forward of his trial.
That was certainly one of 14 situations spelled out within the letter, which the protection was ordered to submit by midday forward of Choose Berman’s ruling on Monday.
Epstein’s legal professionals mentioned that their consumer would additionally set up surveillance cameras inside and outdoors the mansion, put on digital monitoring with a world positioning system,’ and have nobody ‘enter the residence, aside from Mr. Epstein and his attorneys.’
There was no point out of whom he might contact on his telephone nonetheless, and whereas he agreed to a bond it has lengthy been tough to evaluate his web value.
The legal professionals acknowledged that the bond could be in ‘an quantity set by the court docket after reviewing extra info concerning Mr. Epstein’s funds, which Mr. Epstein will search the court docket’s permission to offer by way of sealed supplemental disclosure.’
It was additionally famous: ‘Mr. Epstein stands prepared and prepared to pay for 24-hour armed guards ought to the Courtroom deem it crucial or acceptable.’
Looking for launch: Jeffrey Epstein’s legal professionals submitted a letter to Choose Richard Berman on Thursday stating their consumer would comply with 14 situations if launched on bail (Epstein exterior his mansion in 2019)
Federal prosecutors may have an opportunity to answer this submitting on Friday, and in a beforehand filed bail memorandum requested that Epstein be stored behind bars forward of his trial.
He’s at present on the Metropolitan Detention Heart in Manhattan, the identical facility that’s at present housing the Mexican drug lord El Chapo.
Choose Berman will make his ruling on Monday.
‘In essence, the federal government seeks to remand a self-made New York native and lifelong American resident primarily based on dated allegations for which he was already convicted and punished – conduct the relitigation of which is barred by a previous federal nonprosecution settlement,’ wrote Epstein’s lawyer Reid Weingarten in his submission.
‘The federal government makes this drastic demand despite the fact that Mr. Epstein has by no means as soon as tried to flee the USA – regardless of a Florida federal decide’s acknowledged perception that he might void the NPA in acceptable circumstances, probably threatening new fees there, and however legally faulty authorities assertions in ancillary litigation that Mr. Epstein was topic to potential prosecution in different federal judicial districts, together with this one particularly.’