They said the passport was issued in the 1980s and listed Epstein’s residence as Saudi Arabia.
It was not clear if the safe was the same one where agents found a cache of nude or semi-nude photographs believed to be of underage girls.
Jeffrey Epstein Has a Fake Saudi Passport and a Safe Full of Cash and Diamonds, Prosecutors Say
“there’s also a locked safe full of diamonds and cash in his massive Upper East Side estate, attorneys said — and an expired passport with Epstein’s photograph, although it’s under a different name and lists him as a resident of Saudi Arabia.”
Media calling it a fake passport.
Thereafter the details recede into shadow. A few of the handful of current friends who have known him since the early 1980s recall that he used to tell them he was a “bounty hunter,” recovering lost or stolen money for the government or for very rich people. He has a license to carry a firearm. For the last 15 years, he’s been running his business, J. Epstein & Co.
…When these men describe Epstein, they talk about “energy” and “curiosity,” as well as a love for theoretical physics that they don’t ordinarily find in laymen. Gell-Mann rather sweetly mentions that “there are always pretty ladies around” when he goes to dinner chez Epstein, and he’s under the impression that Epstein’s clients include the Queen of England. Both Nowak and Dershowitz were thrilled to find themselves shaking the hand of a man named “Andrew” in Epstein’s house. “Andrew” turned out to be Prince Andrew, who subsequently arranged to sit in the back of Dershowitz’s law class.
2003, Vanity Fair