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USVI Attorney General Denise N. George fired

USVI Attorney General Denise N. George fired

Attorney General of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Denise N. George was terminated on Saturday, December 31, 2022, after serving four years with the Bryan administration, the Consortium can confirm.
The decision by Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr to fire the AG came just days after Bloomberg News revealed that Ms George in her capacity as [US] VI Attorney General had filed a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase — the largest bank in the United States and the world's largest bank by market capitalisation— without first informing Governor Bryan of such a major action, said a person with knowledge of the matter.

The lawsuit claims JPMorgan Chase facilitated convicted felon Jeffrey E. Epstein's abuse of women and girls, alleging that the bank should have known about Epstein’s illegal activity and as part of its anti-money laundering procedures, should have reported their client to authorities.

George accused the bank of turning a blind eye to the sex trafficking operations that went on on Epstein’s private island in the USVI, Little St James.

JP Morgan as of Thursday, December 29, 2022, had not yet commented on the lawsuit, however, reports from a source to the Guardian newspaper are that the disgraced financier’s relationship with the bank ended “long before his ongoing misconduct became known."

People familiar with the situation said Mr Bryan had been frustrated with Ms George for sometime and that her action against the bank was the final straw.
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