Jeffrey Epstein 'was secretly bankrolled' by newspaper baron Robert Maxwell - ...

Jeffrey Epstein (pictured in his mugshot in 2017) was secretly bankrolled by the father of his alleged madam and former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, a new report claims

Jeffrey Epstein (pictured in his mugshot in 2017) was secretly bankrolled by the father of his alleged madam and former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, a new report claims

Jeffrey Epstein was secretly bankrolled by the father of his alleged madam and former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, a new report claims.  

The source of the pedophile's massive fortune - which was valued at roughly $636million after his jail cell suicide last fall - has long been shrouded in mystery. 

For decades Epstein ran his own wealth management fund - but its assets have never been made public and it was known to have served just a handful of ultra-rich clients. 

One year after his death, an insider has revealed that Epstein received a helping hand from disgraced British newspaper baron Robert Maxwell - his 'madam' Ghislaine's dad.  

The anonymous insider told The Sun that famed modeling scout Jean-Luc Brunel, a longtime acquaintance of Epstein, exposed Robert Maxwell's ties to Epstein in a conversation with friends nearly 20 years ago.  

Ghislaine and Robert Maxwell are pictured at the Cannes Film Festival in 1987. Robert Maxwell mysteriously died aged 68 in 1991 - before Ghislaine was publicly linked to Epstein

Ghislaine and Robert Maxwell are pictured at the Film Festival in 1987. Robert Maxwell mysteriously died aged 68 in 1991 - before Ghislaine was publicly linked to Epstein

An insider said that modeling scout and Epstein acquaintance Jean-Luc Brunel (pictured) exposed Robert Maxwell's ties to Epstein in a conversation with friends nearly 20 years ago

An insider said that modeling scout and Epstein acquaintance Jean-Luc Brunel (pictured) exposed Robert Maxwell's ties to Epstein in a conversation with friends nearly 20 years ago

US investigators investigating Epstein's alleged child sex trafficking ring - and the accomplices who helped facilitate it - have now reportedly secured sworn testimony about Robert Maxwell's involvement with the pedophile. 

Robert Maxwell is known as one of Britain's most powerful media magnates and most notorious fraudsters.

He spent his business career investing in Israel's economy after losing most of his family during the Holocaust and moving to the UK to build a publishing empire. 

He died aged 68 in suspicious circumstances after falling off his megayacht in 1991. After his death, he was revealed to have stolen £500million ($623 million) from employee pension funds.  

Robert Maxwell is known as one of Britain's most powerful media magnates and most notorious fraudsters

Robert Maxwell is known as one of Britain's most powerful media magnates and most notorious fraudsters

A former close associate of Brunel - who is

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