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Epstein Victims to Get Money Under Deal With Virgin Islands (2)

May 29, 2020, 10:40 PM

Women who accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexually assaulting them as girls can now be compensated after his estate, valued in one filing at more than $600 million, struck a deal with the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The accord puts in place new measures to protect the women, Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said a statement on Friday. George had blocked an earlier proposal as inadequate. Epstein, who killed himself last August, owned property in the territory where he took many of the girls.

Under the terms of the deal, which requires a judge’s approval, the women no longer have to...

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