French police are appealing for victims and witnesses to come forward as part of a probe into Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sexual exploitation of women and girls, saying they have already interviewed three people who identified themselves as his victims.
The police appeal, published Wednesday on Twitter, provided both a phone number and an interior ministry email address. It said police specialists have been mobilised for the investigation.
[#AppelàTémoins] La #police judiciaire, sous la direction du Parquet de Paris, recherche des témoins dans l'affaire #Epstein.Police nationale (@PoliceNationale) September 11, 2019
Des policiers spécialisés sont mobilisés.
Si vous avez été victime ou témoin, contactez:
📞 06 83 67 43 57
📩 firstname.lastname@example.org pic.twitter.com/gkhSsDRNyU
The Paris prosecutor's office said three victims who have already come forward were interviewed by investigators in August and earlier this month, the last as recently as Monday.
The French probe was opened on 23 August and is investigating the alleged rape of minors and other possible charges linked to Epstein, who is believed to have killed himself in jail last month.