BREAKING: Unsealed indictment: Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking and molesting underage girls; accused of seeking out minors, some as young as 14, from at least 2002 through 2005 and paying them hundreds of dollars in cash for sex. https://nbcnews.to/2JjREkC
WATCH: US attorney credits "some excellent investigative journalism" for helping lead to these new charges in New York against Jeffrey Epstein.
The Miami Herald has led that effort, particularly its in-depth 'Perversion of Justice' series that was published in November.
Federal prosecutors urge victims and those who may have additional information on Epstein's alleged behavior to call 1-800-CALL-FBI.
"Your bravery might just empower others to speak out about crimes committed against them," FBI Assistant Director Bill Sweeney says.
Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to charges of sex trafficking, molesting underage girls. http://nbcnews.to/2JjREkC
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