Primary Timeline

All events from the saga, with sources.  Want to see something added/updated?


Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested in New Hampshire on multiple charges

July 2, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell is arrested in her Bradford. NH home on child sex abuse conspiracy and perjury charges. Maxwell had purchased the home anonymously in December…

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Prosecutors reveal surveillance video of Jeffrey’s cell during suicide attempt was destroyed

January 9, 2020

Video of Epstein’s first suicide attempt on July 24 2018 was not properly preserved, according to a letter filed by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Maurene Comey…

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60 Minutes airs Epstein special with never before seen photos

January 6, 2020

Photos of Epstein’s autopsy and his prison cell obtained by CBS are shown for the first time.  Graphic photographs from Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy reveal his…

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FBI starts investigating Ghislaine Maxwell

December 27, 2019

139 days after Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an NYC prison, FBI sources confirmed Ghislaine Maxwell, and several other conspirators, were under investigation. According…

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U.S. House requests documents from DOJ over 2008 deal

December 20, 2019

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform sends a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, asking for all emails about a secret plea deal…

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Ghislaine Maxwell is spotted in Los Angeles

August 12, 2019

In a bizarre series of photos, Maxwell is spotted at an In-N-Out Burger in Los Angeles.  Many suspect the photo is staged and/or doctored.  She…

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Epstein is found dead

August 10, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein is found unconscious in his jail cell with injuries to his neck.  Emergency responders were called and he was taken to New York…

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Jeffrey Epstein is taken off suicide watch

July 29, 2019

Just six days after his first incident, Jeffrey is taken off suicide watch for reasons that remain unclear.  He will be dead in 12 days. …

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Epstein is found injured in NYC jail cell

July 24, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein is found injured and in a fetal position in his cell at New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Center, with marks on his neck.  His…

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Epstein is arrested again

July 6, 2019

After arriving back in the U.S. from France, Jeffery Epstein is arrested at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey on sex trafficking charges.  The same day,…

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Sarah Ransome v. Epstein and Maxwell (date approximate)

January 2, 2017

Sarah Ransome files suit against Epstein and Maxwell, alleging that Maxwell hired her to give massages to Epstein in 2006/2007 and later threatened to physically…

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Former Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy flees to Russia (date approximate)

April 1, 2015

John Mark Dougan, an ex-Marine and former Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy, flees to Russia after being raided by FBI agents on March 14, 2016. …

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Prince Andrew and Alan Dershowitz are accused of having sex with underage girls

December 30, 2014

The woman, referred to in court papers as Jane Doe No. 3 (Virginia Roberts Giuffre), leveled the allegations Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 against Harvard Law…

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Epstein’s NYC mansion is transferred to his Virgin Islands’ entity

December 23, 2011

Despite being reported as being sold in 1998 to NES, LLC, the 71st Street mansion is transferred to Maple, Inc., Epstein’s Virgin Island entity, from…

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Epstein’s house arrest ends

August 1, 2010

Despite being allowed to travel to New York City and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and also to walk around Palm Beach “for exercise”, Epstein’s house…

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Maxwell attends Chelsea Clinton’s wedding

July 31, 2010

In a now-infamous photo, Ghislaine Maxwell can be seen in the crowd, looking on.  Chelsea Clinton and her husband will later emphasize that they were…

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Epstein is released from from custody

July 22, 2009

After 13 months at the Palm Beach County stockade, Jeffrey Epstein is released five months early on probation.  He will spend one year under house…

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Jane Doe No 102 v. Jeffrey Epstein

March 1, 2009

Jane Doe No. 102 (Virginia Roberts Giuffre) files suit alleging sexual abuse and trafficking of underage girls.  She will settle out of court later that…

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Epstein begins work release from the county stockade (date approximate)

August 1, 2008

He is picked up by his private driver six days a week and transported to an office in West Palm Beach, where he accepts visitors…

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Esptein is sentenced to 18 months in prison

June 30, 2008

Epstein pleads guilty to a state charge (one of two) of procuring for prostitution a girl below age 18 and is sentenced to 18 months…

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Virginia woman files suit against Epstein

February 6, 2008

A lawsuit was filed by a woman (Jane Doe No. 2) in Virginia who alleges that, when she was a 16-year-old minor approximately 3-4 years…

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Epstein is offered a plea deal from Palm Beach Co. prosecuters

April 17, 2006

Jeffrey is offered a plea deal by Palm Beach County State Attorney Barry Krischer that would essentially let him avoid a grand jury and any…

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Woman Contacts Palm Beach Police Department Regarding her Stepdaughter and Epstein

March 15, 2005

In March 2005, a woman contacts Florida’s Palm Beach Police Department and alleges that her 14-year-old stepdaughter had been taken to Epstein’s mansion by her…

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Giuiffre is sent to Thailand to obtain more victims (date approximate)

September 1, 2002

Virginia Roberts Giuffre flies to Thailand in September 2002, all the bills appeared to have been paid for by “J Epstein”. Giuffre alleges that she…

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Prince Andrew & Virginia Giuffre are photographed in Maxwell’s townhouse

March 12, 2001

In a now-infamous photo, trafficked teen Virginia Roberts Giuffre is pictured with Prince Andrews.  Virginia would later claim she was forced to have sex with…

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Virginia Roberts Giuffre meets Epstein (date approximate)

August 1, 1998

Giuffre is working as a spa attendant at Mar-a-Lago when she is approached by Epstein’s longtime friend Ghislaine Maxwell about giving massages to the wealthy…

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Model accuses Epstein of sexual assault

May 12, 1997

Alicia Arden files a police report that Jeffrey Epstein groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria’s Secret catalog.  She…

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Artist & sister accuse Epstein and Maxwell of attempted rape (date approximate)

August 1, 1996

Maria Farmer files reports with the NYPD and the FBI, neither went anywhere until the FBI began digging into the Epstein allegations in 2006, which…

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Earliest know public profile about Epstein is published

November 15, 1992

A 1992 article about Ghislaine Maxwell features Jeffrey Epstein. “His name is Jeffrey Epstein, a shadowy, almost maverick New York ‘property developer’ who, for over…

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Epstein’s New York mansion is purchased

September 6, 1989

Les Wexner purchases a Manhattan townhouse for 9 East 71st Street, for $13.2 million.  Through unknown circumstances, this house would become Jeffrey Epstein’s. Sources:…

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Epstein and Leslie Wexner meet (date approximate & disputed)

June 1, 1986

Epstein meets Robert Meister, the vice-chairman of the insurance giant Aon, on a flight from New York to Palm Beach, Florida. Mr. Meister introduced Mr….

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Epstein leaves Bear Stearns (date approximate)

March 1, 1981

Epstein was asked to leave Bear Stearns for, according to his sworn testimony, being guilty of a “Reg D violation”. In his S.E.C. testimony, given…

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Epstein joins Bear Stearns (date approximate)

January 1, 1976

Epstein joins Bear Stearns in 1976 as a low-level junior assistant to a floor trader.  In 1980, four years after joining Bear Stearns, Epstein became…

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Epstein begins teaching at The Dalton School

September 1, 1974

Epstein starts working in September 1974 as a physics and mathematics teacher for teens at the Dalton School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. …

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Epstein drops out of college

June 1, 1974

A starting classes in September 1971, Jeffrey drops out of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University in June 1974 without receiving…

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Jeffrey Graduates Highschool

May 31, 1969

Epstein graduates in 1969 from Lafayette High School at age 16, having skipped two grades.

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Jeffrey Epstein is Born

January 20, 1953

Epstein is born in 1953 in the New York City borough of Brooklyn to Pauline and Seymour G. Epstein

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