The former house manager of millionaire financier and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was in possession of Epstein’s address book and made annotations that helped the FBI investigate and prosecute the case, a report said.
In 2008, Epstein was sentenced to 18 months in prison for solicitation of prostitution from minors, despite evidence and allegations that he had girls as young as 12 flown in from across the world for sexual activity, Ring of Fire Radio said.
In 2009, the Epstein’ former house manager, Alfredo Rodriguez, tried to sell the address book to one of the attorneys representing Epstein’s victims. Rodriguez described the book as the “Holy Grail” or “Golden Nugget” that would blow open the case over Epstein’s child sex trafficking ring, the report said.,
Rather than purchasing the book, the attorney contacted the FBI, and Rodriguez was charged with obstruction of justice. He was, coincidentally, also sentenced to 18 months in prison for his crime, the station said.
According to an FBI affidavit obtained by Gawker, Rodriguez made annotations in the book that provided “information material to the underlying investigation that would have been extremely useful in investigating and prosecuting the case, including the names and contact information of material witnesses and additional victims.”
Rodriguez died in December, which means that many of the questions regarding the notes he made in the book will go unanswered, the report said.
What is known, however, is that there were dozens of very powerful and famous people in Epstein’s book, including “scores of underage victims in Florida, New Mexico, California, Paris, and the United Kingdom listed under the rubric of ‘massage, ’” Gawker reported, along with publishing the book in full (with address, phone numbers, and names of potential underage victims redacted), the station said.