Mila Antonova was associate of disgraced sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, documents show
The Russian poker player who allegedly had an affair with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates years ago was linked to Anna Chapman, an alleged Kremlin spy who was arrested in 2010 for espionage, according to a British newspaper report. Sin was arrested in the United States. Daily Mail Friday.
Mila Antonova, a bridge player, was involved in an affair with Gates beginning in 2009, according to multiple media reports this week. A newly unearthed photo shows her walking alongside Chapman in New York City. The photo is believed to have been taken in 2009 or 2010, around the same time Gates allegedly had a tryst with Antonova, who was decades younger, the newspaper said.
The report added that Antonova was a “Associate and financial beneficiary of late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.” Details of the relationship between Antonova and Chapman, the daughter of a former KGB officer deported from the United States, remain unknown.
The alleged affair between Gates and Antonova came to light this week after Epstein’s records were leaked to the Wall Street Journal. The Daily Mail said there was no indication of any wrongdoing by Antonova, and attempts to seek clarification from Gates’ representatives on the issue this week were unsuccessful.
The photo emerged days after reports emerged that Epstein had threatened to expose Gates’ alleged affair with Antonova, which was said to have taken place during a 2009 bridge tournament between the two in Washington, D.C. Not long after we met.
In 2017, years after Gates and Antonova ended their alleged affair, Epstein sent Gates an email requesting reimbursement for the tuition Epstein paid for Antonova to take a computer programming class, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing documents seen by the publication.
The Wall Street Journal added “The tone of the message was that Epstein knew about it and could expose it,” And this comes after Gates turned down Epstein’s request to join a financial venture he was involved in.
Chapman pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of conspiring to act as an unregistered agent in 2010 and joined nine other Russian nationals also charged by U.S. authorities that same year as part of a prisoner swap deal between Washington and Moscow. Deported back to Russian espionage.
Antonova, 39, is believed to currently reside in California.
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