Barclays Subpoenaed by US Virgin Islands Over Epstein Ties

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Jeffrey Epstein successful  a July 2019 mugshot. (Department of Justice)

Jeffrey Epstein successful a July 2019 mugshot. (Department of Justice)

NEW YORK—The U.S. Virgin Islands has asked British slope Barclays to manus implicit accusation related to the precocious convicted enactment offender Jeffrey Epstein, the slope said connected Friday.

Barclays received a subpoena successful the United States from the U.S. Virgin Islands successful February, the slope confirmed.

“Barclays has already provided its effect to this subpoena and complied with its obligations. The USVI is present successful the process of serving a akin subpoena connected Barclays successful the U.K. and Barclays volition respond to that subpoena erstwhile it is served,” a spokesperson for the lender said.

Epoch Times Photo Jes Staley, past CEO of Barclays, arrives astatine Downing Street for a gathering successful London, UK, connected Jan. 11, 2018. (Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images)

Barclays said Monday that Chief Executive Jes Staley was leaving the slope aft a quality with British fiscal regulators implicit however helium described his ties with Epstein.

Epstein’s property was sued past twelvemonth by the U.S. Virgin Islands, which claimed that helium raped and trafficked successful dozens of young women and girls connected a backstage land successful U.S. Virgin Island territory.

Reuters

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