Investigation into Epstein’s finances continues despite death
Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney for Manhattan, said on Saturday his office’s investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and those around him would continue, despite his death.
Executives at the companies with the deepest connections to Epstein expect that federal prosecutors will intensify their focus on his financial affairs, reports the New York times. (nyti.ms/2YHqs8H)
Meanwhile, the New York City medical examiner’s office said Sunday that it had completed an autopsy of the financier and accused sex trafficker but that it needed more information before determining the cause of death, reports NBC. (https://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/after-autopsy-cause-jeffrey-epstein-s-death-awaits-further-information-n1041216)
Multiple people briefed on the investigation told NBC News that suicide remains the presumed cause of death and that no sign of foul play has emerged in the day and a half since Epstein, 66, was found unresponsive in his federal jail cell in lower Manhattan on Saturday.