Hedge-fund giant Glenn Dubin and his wife, Eva, told Jeffrey Epstein’s probation officer they were ‘100% comfortable’ with the sex offender around their kids. New documents show the extent of the billionaire couple’s relationship with Epstein.
The hedge-fund founder Glenn Dubin and his wife, Eva, have longstanding business and social ties with the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein that persisted even after Epstein’s 2008 conviction for soliciting a minor.
The couple told Epstein’s probation officer in 2009 they were “100% comfortable” having the sex offender around their children, including their then teenage daughter, according to a previously unreported email obtained by Business Insider.
If they had known about the current round of allegations against Epstein, their spokesperson said, “they would have cut off all ties and certainly never have allowed their children to be in his presence.”
The Dubins have other business and philanthropic connections to Epstein that were uncovered by Business Insider, including a hedge-fund deal gone south.
They’re the latest high-profile Wall Street family to come under scrutiny for ties to Epstein. Last week, Business Insider revealed that Epstein was the director of the private-equity guru Leon Black’s family foundation from at least 2001 through 2012. The Blacks later said that he resigned in 2007 and that they submitted erroneous tax forms for years.
Jeffrey Epstein spent his first Thanksgiving out of jail as he had many others before that: dining with one of America’s wealthiest and best-connected families, new documents reviewed by Business Insider reveal.
In 2009, the financier — and newly registered sex offender — went to a large Thanksgiving celebration at the Palm Beach, Florida, home of Glenn Dubin and Eva Andersson-Dubin, a prominent hedge-fund manager and his model-turned-doctor-turned-donor wife. They had long invited Epstein, a onetime boyfriend of Eva Dubin who remained a family friend, to their Thanksgivings.
Instead of distancing themselves from Epstein after he spent 13 months in jail on charges including procurement of a minor for prostitution, the Dubins wrote to Epstein’s probation officer and asked for permission …read more
Source:: Business Insider