New York Times:

Sources: Bill Gates met Jeffrey Epstein on many occasions, beginning in 2011, after Epstein’s conviction for sex crimes; Gates says it was an error in judgment  —  Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender who committed suicide in prison, managed to lure an astonishing array of rich, powerful and famous men into his orbit.

Sources: Bill Gates met Jeffrey Epstein on many occasions, beginning in 2011, after Epstein's conviction for sex crimes; Gates says it was an error in judgment (New York Times)
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