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Jeffrey Epstein's Prison Guards Are Indicted On Federal Charges


Added 11-19-19 12:07:02pm EST - “Prosecutors say the two officers neglected to check on Epstein every half hour, as they were required to, and falsified prison logs to make it appear as if they were keeping an eye on him.” - Npr.org

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Two correctional officers who were guarding Jeffrey Epstein's cell were charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday with making false records and fraud counts. AP hide caption

Two correctional officers who were guarding Jeffrey Epstein's cell were charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday with making false records and fraud counts.

Two prison officers who were assigned to guard Jeffrey Epstein on the night he was found dead in his cell of an apparent suicide have been indicted on criminal charges, federal prosecutors in New York announced Tuesday.

Authorities have charged Michael Thomas and Tova Noel with making false records and conspiracy. The two worked as prison guards at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, a federal jail in Manhattan that's mostly used for defendants awaiting trial.

Prosecutors say Thomas and Noel neglected to check on Epstein every half-hour, as they were required to, then falsified prison logs to make it appear as if they were keeping an eye on him.

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