Now new details have emerged that reveal complex interactions between the infamous financier Jeffrey Epstein and billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates
The convicted sex offender Epstein appears to have threatened Bill Gates and tried to blackmail him over his extramarital affair with a Russian bridge player. This is as per a report published by The Wall Street Journal
Now according to the report Epstein had sent an email to Gates in 2017 in which he threatened Gates about his alleged Affair. He did this after multiple failed attempts to convince Gates to join his efforts to establish a large charitable fund with JP Morgan. The affair which he was talking about involved a romantic relationship in 2010 with a Russian bridge player named Mila Antonova who was then in her 20s
The tech billionaire was married to Melinda Gates from 1994 to 2021. Epstein reportedly met Andanova later in 2013 when she was trying to get funding for a business that would teach others about the game she loved through
Epstein ultimately didn’t make the investment he paid for her software coding school education Antonova has now told the journal that she did not know about Epstein’scrimes at the time during the time FC met
Antonova was trying to set up his own charitable fund he was seeking to do it with JP Morgan which would require ultra-wealthy individuals to make contributions. This is when he repeatedly approached gates to join his efforts however Gates declined Epstein then resorted to using his knowledge of Gates’s Affair to send a threatening email in 2017 demanding reimbursement for Antonova’s coding Camp tuition it is unclear where the gates in Epstein had any further contact after this incident Epstein’s connections with JPMorgan Bank are under scrutiny due to an ongoing lawsuit the report claims that he misrepresented his relationship with gates to JP Morgan Executives attempting to position it as a close personal Bond however the bank has now expressed regret for its association with Epstein Federal prosecutors charged Epstein with sex trafficking a minor and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking in 2019.
Epstein denied the charges and was refused bail he died months later in custody in an apparent suicide.