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Two high profile lawyers representing victims of Jeffrey Epstein are said to have been duped into planning to cut deals with famous men they believed had been caught on secret cameras having sex with girls at the pedophile's homes.

David Boies and John Stanley Pottinger met with a man who claimed to have damming footage of high profile names, including Prince Andrew and Israeli former prime minister Ehud Barak, according to The New York Times. 

The so-called whistleblower, who used the pseudonym Patrick Kessler, also told the two attorneys he had evidence of Epstein's financial records on encrypted servers overseas. 

Pottinger appears to have discussed taking 40 percent of any settlements resulting from the promised footage. The New York Times also says he spoke of representing the wealthy men.  The tapes appear to have been a scam.

David Boies, pictured, and John Stanley Pottinger, right, met with a man who claimed to have damming footage of high profile names including Prince Andrew

David Boies, and John Stanley Pottinger, pictured, met with a man who claimed to have damming footage of high profile names including Prince Andrew

David Boies, left, and John Stanley Pottinger, right, met with a man who claimed to have damming footage of high profile names including Prince Andrew

Epstein died in his jail cell in August in what was ruled a suicide by hanging by the New York medical examiner. At the time of his death, Epstein was awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges.

The New York Times alleges Pottinger described two scenarios to Kessler - one where any settlement would be split between victims, a charitable foundation, the whistleblower and the lawyers.  

Epstein died in his jail cell in August in what was ruled a suicide by hanging by the New York medical examiner

Epstein died in his jail cell in August in what was ruled a suicide by hanging by the New York medical examiner

He also described a second scheme in which attorneys would be hired by the accused men  who would 'make a contribution to a nonprofit as part of the retainer' in return for not getting sued. Pottinger said it would have to be 'consistent with and subject to rules of ethics'. 

He also seemed to push Kessler to find files regarding a 'hot list' of men the attorneys hoped to approach. 

Publicly Bois has called such deals 'rich man's justice.'

Boies told the paper: 'This was explosive information if true, for lots and lots of people.' He said their

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