Jeffrey Epstein was part of a group that made an unsuccessful bid to purchase New York Magazine in 2003, The New York Times reported at the time.
Taylor Nicole RogersProsecutors said Epstein ran a sex trafficking ring from 2002-2005. At the same time, Epstein was also trying to launch a media empire, partnering with Harvey Weinstein (!) and others to place a bid on @NYMag. I wrote the full story for @businessinsider