Jeffrey Epstein had 301 Britons in his 'little black book' including Mick Jagger, Tony Blair and Richard Branson, FBI files reveal
Jeffrey Epstein's 'little black book' contained the names of 301 of Britain's richest and most powerful people including Sir Mick Jagger, Tony Blair, Sir Richard Branson, Prince Andrew and his former wife Sarah Ferguson, it was claimed today.
The American paedophile cultivated an extraordinary cache of more than 1,000 phone numbers and email addresses for hundreds of famous names across the Atlantic.
Epstein is said to have written down 16 phone numbers for his friend Prince Andrew including a mobile number and landlines for Sandringham and Balmoral, where the prince once invited him for a visit.
There are also 18 numbers for Andrew's ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, who once had a £15,000 dept paid off by Epstein, according to the Mirror.
Ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair is recorded once, while his former cabinet minister Lord Mandelson has ten numbers recorded, including one marked 'direct line' one marked 'home' and one marked 'country home'.
Other names and numbers in his book are also said to include Sir Mick Jagger, Sir David Frost, Richard Branson, Naomi Campbell, and a number of members of the House of Lords.
The raid comes days after the 66-year-old was found dead by suicide in his New York jail cell early on Saturday morning
Other royal connections in the list include 'Charles Althorp', meaning Charles, Earl Spencer, Princess Diana's brother, and Rosa Monckton, the late princess's best friend.
The ‘book’ is also said to contain contacts of Epstein’s former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of Robert Maxwell, including her extended family, friends and brief acquaintances.
The book is now in the hands of the FBI - but there is no suggestion that the people named were involved with Epstein's crimes and many will never have met him.
A spokesman for Richard Branson said previously: ‘Jeffrey Epstein has the island next door to Necker but Richard has literally only met him once for about five minutes. That’s the extent of it.’
Epstein also kept another diary with the names of over 100 'recruits' from areas where he had residences, including New York and Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Paris.
Prosecutors believe he orchestrated a network of students who were lined up by other young women and then forced to satisfy the hedge fund billionaire's wishes.
Epstein's private island was raided by the FBI last night.
More than a dozen agents arrived on speedboats at the luxury Caribbean property, dubbed 'Paedophile Island'.
It came only hours after high-flying friends of the disgraced late financier were warned that they 'should not rest easy'.
US Attorney General William Barr vowed the probe would continue despite Epstein's suicide at the weekend.
A tourist filmed law enforcement officers wearing the yellow 'FBI' logo on their backs arriving at Little St James, the 72-acre US Virgin Island retreat Epstein bought 20 years ago.
The onlooker, who asked to remain anonymous, said: 'We were enjoying lunch when we saw over a dozen people getting off their speedboats and landing on the island.
'When we looked harder, we could see the FBI logo on the backs of their shirts.
'It didn't take long for us to realise they must be conducting a raid on Epstein's house.'
Royal connection: Epstein kept the details of Sarah Ferguson (left) and Princess Diana's brother,Earl Spencer