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Jeffrey Epstein’s fortune is built on fraud, a former mentor says

Heather Timmons
Jeffrey Epstein’s fortune is built on fraud, a former mentor says

How, exactly, did accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein propel himself from a middle-class boy in Brooklyn to a secretive, maybe-billionaire with multiple mansions and a private jet? While the financial world has been puzzling over the question for years, it is really not that complicated, according to Steven Jude Hoffenberg, Epstein’s former mentor. Epstein used fraudulently gotten funds as seed money, he told Quartz.