Jeffrey Epstein Could ‘Out-Bully’ Legal Opponents for ‘Sweetheart Deal’

It seems like, with enough money, you can get away with anything. Episode 9 of the “Jeffrey Epstein: Devil in the Darkness” podcast takes a closer look at the so-called “sweetheart deal” Jeffrey Epstein received after he was charged with multiple counts of unlawful sex acts with a minor in May 2006. He eventually pleaded guilty to two lesser counts and was sentenced to just 18 months in jail — of which he only served 13.

The Palm Beach police department persuaded the FBI to pursue federal charges for Epstein after it became clear he had some intense legal representation that would make getting him a fair sentence for state crimes very difficult. For instance, one of his lawyers, Alan Dershowitz, helped get him a deal with state attorneys despite the fact that there was an incredible amount of testimony against him claiming he had allegedly sexually…