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Palm Beach County Sheriff Opens Criminal Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein’s Work Release

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Mark Randall
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South Florida Sun Sentinel
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw has opened a criminal investigation into how his deputies handled the work release of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw has opened a criminal investigation into how his deputies handled wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein’s work release about a decade ago, an agency spokeswoman said Thursday.

The sheriff launched an internal investigation on Friday and then broadened it to a criminal probe on Tuesday, spokeswoman Teri Barbera said.

She offered no additional details, other than sharing a statement that Bradshaw wants to “hold those accountable for any failures and ensure that it won’t happen again.”

Read more at the Sun Sentinel.