Jeffrey Epstein offers mansion, private jet as collateral

Epstein has pledged to put up his $77 million Manhattan mansion and a private jet as collateral to secure bond and get out of jail as he awaits trial.
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trade. The latest on Jeffrey Epstein. The financier accused of sex trafficking underage girls. As more accusers come forward his attorneys are proposing a megamillion dollar bail package to get him out of jail and Tom llamas outside that jail. Good morning, Tom. Reporter: George, good morning to you. When Jeffrey Epstein was arrested prosecutors made a very public plea asking for more victims to come forward. This morning we can report several women with allegations have contacted attorneys. This as the judge in the case is weighing on whether to let Epstein out of jail. This morning, disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein pledging to put up his $77 million Manhattan mngs and a private jet as collateral to secure bond and get out of jail while he awaits trial. In their legal filings Epstein's attorneys say he would agree to home detention in Manhattan. Gps electronic monitoring and would not seek or obtain a new passport. Prosecutors have called Epstein an extreme flight risk because of his vast wealth. The charges are very serious and carry with them a maximum sentence of 45 years in jail which to someone of Epstein's age is a life sentence so think he has every incentive to flee. Reporter: It's unclear to prosecutors how wealthy he is. His career has taken several twists and turns. From being a math teacher at an elite New York prep school to becoming a Wall Street insider then a private wealth manager. His real estate holdings alone are worth hundreds of besides his mansions in Manhattan and palm beach, he has an estate in New Mexico and owns two private islands in the caribbean and a home in Paris. He traveled in private jets like this one which according to flight logs from court records he used to travel with celebrities and world leaders. A philanthropic trip to Africa in 2002 included president bill Clinton, actor Kevin spacey and Chris tucker. In civil litigation it's been alleged he used his planes to shuttle underage girls around the U.S. And overseas. Epstein has pleaded not guilty to the allegations in the indictment. Now, Epstein's lawyers have maintained the government is trying to do a redo where Epstein served 13 months in a county jail but was allowed to go to work six days a week. A judge will decide Monday whether he gets bail. Thanks. Let's bring in Dan Abrams for more on this. So how does the judge weigh this. There is a presumption of bail in a indication like this. I think that people sometimes forget that a defendant is presumed innocent and there's a presumption, the person is out until their trial but in a case like this you have to weigh things like not just how much money does he have and therefore how much ability would he have to flee, but what are the risks of flight? What is the risk he is potentially to the community? Those are the most important issues here. It's not just how rich is he. It's a question of how much of a threat is he and how much could they do to make sure that he doesn't go anywhere. Does he solve it by saying I'll give over my passport and hire security guards to keep me in my home. He potentially solves the issue of flight. They would argue that doesn't necessarily address the threat to the community and could have people come into the house and still be going out when he's going places and be a threat, et cetera, so prosecutors are going to still say they don't believe that even those conditions would be enough to prevent him from being a threat. How about the on continues and the whole question of fairness. Who else can put up, what, $100 million in collateral for bail. Absolutely but that's also what makes him such a risk -- it works both ways. On the one hand it's what makes him such a risk for flight is because he has so much money because he has a plane because he has all these things. That's what makes him so dangerous in terms of potentially fleeing. It's also what allows him to say, look, I'll spend all my money to make sure that you're comfortable with the situation. But there's no question, by the way that every day in this country there are people who cannot afford to pay bail and they sit behind bars because they can't pay for it. How does the judge factor in if at all like things on his last deal he worked from home. It shouldn't matter. Because he got a good deal doesn't mean he should get a bad deal this time. There's no question with the world watching this case, Jeffrey Epstein's not in as good a place as he might be if no one was watching. Dan Abrams, thanks very much.

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