- Jeffrey Epstein's real-estate portfolio has played a major role in the sexual-abuse allegations against him.
- New York Magazine reported that he owns two neighboring private islands in the US Virgin Islands, which cost him over $25 million collectively.
- Prior to his arrest in July of 2019, one of the private islands served as his primary residence .
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In 1998, Epstein bought Little St. James Island , a 72-acre private island in the US Virgin Islands, for $ 7.95 million . The island has been dubbed "Pedophile Island" and "Orgy Island," by locals, according to the LA Times .
According to New York Magazine , Epstein planned to build a compound on the island but was issued a stop-work order in December of 2018 for not obeying environmental regulations.
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