Google co-founder Larry Web page could also be served on Jeffrey Epstein within the case

Google co-founder Larry Page.

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A federal judge said so Google Co-founder Larry Page is eligible to be served with legal papers by the US Virgin Islands government for his civil action JPMorgan Chase in connection with sex trafficking by the bank’s longtime client Jeffrey Epstein.

A filing Thursday did not reveal the nature of the legal papers the Virgin Islands plans to serve on Page in the lawsuit, which is pending in US District Court in Manhattan.

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However, the US territory previously issued subpoenas in the lawsuit against Google co-founder Sergey Brin, as well as former Disney exec Michael Ovitz, Hyatt Hotels CEO Thomas Pritzker and Mort Zuckerman, the billionaire real estate investor. The subpoenas requested documents and other information about Epstein and JPMorgan.

Page was CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet from 2015 to 2019, having previously served as Google’s chief executive officer. He remains a director of Alphabet.

The US Virgin Islands and a woman who says she was sexually abused by Epstein are separately suing JPMorgan, alleging the bank was involved in his sex trade with multiple women.

Epstein had deposited millions of dollars with JPMorgan for years and used money from those accounts to facilitate women’s travel to his residence on a private island in US territory and elsewhere.

JPMorgan, whose CEO Jamie Dimon is set to be fired in the case at the end of May, has denied wrongdoing.

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On Wednesday, Judge Jed Rakoff held the latest in a series of conference calls in the case with attorneys for the litigants.

The filing detailing the conference was posted on the court’s website on Thursday. It said: “USVI has permission to submit Larry Page’s replacement service no later than Thursday noon.

The term “alternative service” suggests that the Virgin Islands had previously attempted to serve Page legal papers for the lawsuit, but could not do so in traditional ways, including having a trial officer deliver the papers or having his own attorneys accept them in his name.

Alternative service may include posting the legal documents, posting them on a public news site, or emailing them.

CNBC reached out to Page for comment.

NBC archive footage shows Trump at a party with Jeffrey Epstein in 1992

Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail cell in August 2019, a month after he was arrested on federal child trafficking charges. He previously pleaded guilty in 2008 to soliciting sex from an underage girl in Florida.

JPMorgan only severed ties with Epstein in 2013.

Epstein had been a friend of many rich and famous people over the years, including former Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton.

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