Jeffrey Epstein is a registered sex offender and is due in court after being arrested in New York on new charges involving sex trafficking of minors.
The federal prosecutor working on the sex trafficking case of Epstein is former FBI Director James Comey’s daughter. Maurene Comey is an assistant United States attorney at the Southern District of New York.
The Justice Department at the Manhattan office is well known for being the toughest in the country of federal prosecutors. They have worked on cases like weapons, drugs, embezzlement, obstruction of justice, and alleged racketeering.
Maurene Comey completed her undergrad studies at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She majored in history and music. She then received a doctorate of law at Harvard Law School. Her working career starts in 2015 with working as an assistant United States attorney at SDNY.
In 2017, James Comey was fired by Trump as the Director of the FBI. He has seven children with his wife Patrice Failor, and Maurene is one of them.
James Comey was the U.S. attorney at SDNY, appointed by President George W. Bush from 2002 till 2003. He then became a deputy attorney general, and was finally appointed as the head of the FBI by President Barack Obama.