- Peter Thiel had “a number of” conferences scheduled with Jeffrey Epstein, The New York Occasions reported.
- It’s unknown whether or not the entire conferences came about, the publication mentioned.
Peter Thiel possible met with the convicted intercourse offender Jeffrey Epstein “a number of” occasions in 2014, in accordance with a current report from The New York Occasions.
The publication mentioned that it reviewed electronic mail reminders from Epstein’s assistant for the occasions. The e-mail information have been obtained by an info request within the US Virgin Islands lawsuit in opposition to Epstein’s property, in accordance with the Occasions. The lawsuit was settled final 12 months after Epstein’s property agreed to pay the US Virgin Islands greater than $105 million over claims Epstein had used an island in its territory for a sex-trafficking operation.
The Occasions reported that Epstein’s assistant despatched reminders for 3 separate conferences in September of 2014, together with one-on-one occasions or meals with a number of people. Thiel was additionally on a listing of those who Epstein ought to attempt to find time for whereas in New York, in accordance with the report.
The publication mentioned it is not recognized whether or not Thiel attended the entire conferences talked about within the emails as a result of a few of them have been marked as “TBD.”
Thiel didn’t reply to a request for remark from Insider and a spokesperson for the billionaire declined to remark for the Occasions.
The billionaire is certainly one of a number of which have reported ties to Epstein, who died in 2019. Epstein as soon as informed a New York Occasions reporter that Musk had approached him in 2018 about how you can handle points with the SEC, and warned that he and Tesla would deny any involvement if it ever turned public (A Musk spokesperson informed Insider on the time that the claims have been false).
Earlier this week, Musk was subpoenaed by the US Virgin Islands in its lawsuit in opposition to JPMorgan. The federal government mentioned Musk is a high-net-worth particular person who Epstein might have referred or tried to confer with JPMorgan.” Musk referred to as the subpoena “idiotic” on Twitter.
“That cretin by no means suggested me on something in any way,” Musk mentioned. “The notion that I would wish or hearken to monetary recommendation from a dumb criminal is absurd.”
Google cofounder Sergey Brin was additionally subpoenaed within the lawsuit. And different massive tech names together with Microsoft cofounder Invoice Gates and LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman have additionally been tied to Epstein.