JEFFREY Epstein’s was worth $57million more than a previous estimate after a fleet of luxury cars and hidden bank accounts were added to his estate.
The new estimate values the disgraced financier’s wealth at over $634million, according to court papers filed in the Virgin Islands where he is being sued by victims.
Papers show Epstein's estate had made more than $1million by selling assets including a 2018 Bentley worth $195,000, a 2019 Mercedes worth $133,200 and three Chevrolet Suburbans worth a combined $112,000.
The estate also liquidated four bank accounts associated with some of his companies that held over $500,000 in cash, according to the court documents.
Epstein’s estate was originally estimated to be valued at around $577million after he was found hanged in his jail cell in Manhattan.
The new figures, laid out in a quarterly accounting document, don’t include the value of his art collection, his jewelry and watches, and his shares in a company which are all still pending appraisal.
A large part of the increase appears to be because new estimates of his worth are higher than originally thought, while a small increase appears to be due to his estate increasing in value in the months since his death.
Documents seen by The Sun showed his homes in Florida, New Mexico and the Virgin Islands rose in value last year – but his $75million New York townhouse fell by $20million.
His vast fortune also included a 29-seat private jet worth a reported $4.2million – dubbed the Lolita Express after he flew "sex slaves" with him around the world.
New papers were also filed in the probate case in the Virgin Islands by some of Epstein’s victims and the estate lawyers.
They worry the Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George’s recent lawsuit against the estate could jeopardize their claims and the establishment of a victim compensation fund.
EPSTEIN'S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
The pedophile put all his assets and funds into a trust created just two days before he took his own life.
- CASH: $56,547,773
- FIXED INCOME INVESTMENTS: $14,304,679
- EQUITIES: $112,679,138
- AVIATION ASSETS, AUTOMOBILES, BOATS: $18,551,700
- HEDGE FUNDS, PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS: $194,986,301
- NYC MANSION (9 EAST 71ST STREET): $55,931,000
- NEW MEXICO PROPERTY (ZORRO RANCH): $17,246,208
- PARIS APARTMENT (AVENUE FOCH): $8,672,823
- PALM BEACH MANSION (EL BRILLO DRIVE): $12,380,209
- GREAT SAINT JAMES (US VIRGIN ISLANDS): $22,498,600
- LITTLE SAINT JAMES & RED HOOK HARBOR: $63,874,223
- FINE ARTS, ANTIQUES, OTHER PROPERTY: To be evaluated
Sean Foster, a lawyer for five sexual assault victims, said his clients joining the case “is the only vehicle available to assure that these victims of Jeffrey Epstein will not suffer detrimental harm by the intervention and objection asserted by the Government.”
Lawyers for the estate argued that granting George’s motion “to torpedo” the victims’ fund — called the Voluntary Claims Resolution Program — “will unfortunately accomplish only one thing: it will divest scores of women of their ability to engage in a voluntary, confidential and non-adversarial alternative to litigation to resolve their claims of sexual abuse by Mr. Epstein.”
Last week, George asked to intervene in the estate case because she said she didn’t trust the co-executors Richard Kahn and Darren Indyke to execute the estate fairly as they have a conflict of interest.
Epstein, 66, died in August while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. His death was ruled a suicide.
His estate has since been sued by over two dozen women, in 22 lawsuits, who claim they were sexually abused or raped when they were underage.
Last week victims' lawyers threatened to subpoena Prince Andrew if he enters the US.
The FBI has said the royal has so far failed to respond to requests for an interview about his former friend.
A version of this article first appeared in the New York Post.
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