by Shannon Thaler at New York Post
Newly revealed emails shed fresh light on JPMorgan’s cozy ties with Jeffrey Epstein, suggesting that top bankers at the Wall Street giant bent over backwards to accommodate the dead pedophile as he helped them line up lucrative clients — including Google and its co-founder Sergey Brin.
The US Virgin Islands filed explosive court papers on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court to bolster its allegation that Epstein played a key role as an investment “advisor” to the Silicon Valley search giant and Brin, whose personal portfolio of over $4 billion was among the bank’s largest.
In an email from 2006 that was unsealed Tuesday, Mary Erdoes — a star banker who is now the CEO of JPMorgan’s asset and wealth management division — urged colleagues to set up a team in New York rather than in San Francisco, where Google and Brin are based, to manage the accounts, according to the court documents.
Erdoes wrote in the email, which had the subject line “google”: “This is NOTHING to do with the abilities of the SF team. This is solely because of our need to have a NY team cover a NY person, Jeffrey Epstein (as the advisor to the partners).”
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