Goldman Sachs Banker Charged With Rape at Hamptons Pool Party

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Jason Lee, a 37-year-old managing director at Goldman Sachs, is accused of raping a young woman at an East Hamptons pool party in a four-bedroom home he'd rented with his wife. "While investigating, officers learned that a 20-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted inside the residence where several people had gathered," police said in a statement. According to the East Hampton Star, "a police source who asked not to be identified said that the alleged crime happened at a Monday night or early Tuesday pool party, which apparently involved nudity, at a rented house on Clover Leaf Lane in East Hampton." (The New York Times reports that the home was rented for a month, through Labor Day, for $33,000.)

Lee, who works on initial public offerings in Goldman's equity capital markets group, posted $20,000 bail in cash. "We look forward to clearing his name in a court of law," said his attorney, calling Lee an investment banker "who has never been in trouble in his life, never accused of any impropriety at all."