When the full horror of billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes were laid bare in 2019, the world wondered how he managed to get away with his abuse for so long. But, as authors Dylan Howard, Melissa Cronin, and James Robertson reveal in their book Epstein: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the man who would be unmasked as the worst pedophile in American history was guilty of other criminal acts too – and should have been jailed in the early 1990s.

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“He was a master manipulator,” they write. “But Epstein’s manipulations weren’t always done through legal means. By the early nineties, the authorities had set their sights on Epstein for operating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.”

As the authors explain, Epstein’s rise through Wall Street was unusual – and unusually fast. Born in New York and raised in the quiet Brooklyn community of Sea Gate, his early life seemed unremarkable, and after leaving…

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