New information suggests that Jeffrey Epstein discovered an affair between Bill Gates and a Russian bridge player, subsequently using this knowledge to threaten the tech mogul. The Wall Street Journal report on Sunday provides more substantiation to the belief that Epstein was a spy or a blackmail agent.
The details from the report indicate that the woman, Mila Antonova, met Gates in 2010 when she was in her 20s. Epstein encountered her in 2013, later sponsoring her attendance at a software coding school. In 2017, Epstein emailed Gates, seeking reimbursement for Antonova’s course fees after failing to involve Gates in a charitable fund he attempted to establish with JPMorgan Chase.
Bill Gates’ spokeswoman responded to the allegations, stating that Gates had met Epstein solely for philanthropic purposes and that Epstein’s efforts to leverage a past relationship to threaten Gates were unsuccessful. Epstein, a convicted sex offender, was accused of sexually abusing underage