Early Epstein Accuser: Police Could Have Stopped Him in 1997

Alicia Arden said she never heard back from investigators about her complaint. No charges ever came of it.

  • Published 19 August 2019

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria’s Secret catalog. Alicia Arden said she never heard back from investigators about her complaint. No charges ever came of it. And to this day she sees… Read at AP News