Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has an expensive real-estate portfolio that includes two neighboring private islands .

In 1998, Epstein bought Little St. James Island , a 72-acre private island in the US Virgin Islands, for $ 7.95 million . The island has been dubbed "Pedophile Island" and "Orgy Island," by locals, according to the LA Times .

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Next to Little St. James Island sits Epstein's second private island, Great St. James Island . Hepurchased the second island in 2016 for a reported $18 million .

According to New York Magazine , Epstein planned to build a compound on the island but was issued a stop-work order in December of 2018 for not obeying environmental regulations.

Keep reading for an inside look at Epstein's islands.

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