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Epstein tied to Interlochen Center for the Arts

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Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier accused of sex crimes against many young women, visited and donated to Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Jeffrey Epstein has been accused of preying on girls who aspired to be performers.

He was a student camper at Interlochen in the late ‘60s. 

In an email to Interlochen staff, President Trey Devey says Epstein made contributions to the school, and sponsored the building of a visitors cabin on campus.

Devey says Epstein stayed at that lodge for a week in August, 2000.

But he says there are no accusations against Epstein from current or former students.

In a statement Interlochen said quote “Our policies, both presently and during the time in which Mr. Epstein was an active donor, do not permit unsupervised contact between students and donors.” unquote.

The last donation the school received from Epstein was in 2003.

Interlochen cut ties with him in 2007, including removing his name from lodge he sponsored.