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Deutsche Bank to pay $75 million to settle Jeffrey Epstein accusers’ suit

By James Fanelli and Khadeeja Safdar

18 May 2023 · 3 min read

The WSJ reports that Deutsche Bank has agreed to a $75 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges the bank was complicit in facilitating Jeffrey Epstein's sex-trafficking ring.

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Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit charging that the financial institution facilitated Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking ring, said lawyers who sued the bank on behalf of alleged victims.

A woman who is listed anonymously as Jane Doe in court papers filed the suit last year in New York on behalf of herself and other accusers of the disgraced financier. She alleged Deutsche Bank did business with Epstein for five years while knowing that he was using money in his bank accounts to further his sex-trafficking activity.

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