UPDATE: Goldman Sachs Banker Allegedly Raped Woman Early Tuesday Morning


UPDATE, 3:52 P.M.:

A spokesman for Goldman Sachs confirmed on Friday afternoon that Mr. Lee is a managing director in equity and capital markets for the firm, and has been with the company since 1998. Mr. Lee is on leave as he attends to the matter.

The spokesman declined to comment and said the company would not be issuing a statement.


Mr. Lee allegedly forced himself on the victim between 4 and 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, according to the felony complaint provided by the East Hampton Town Justice Court.

East Hampton Town Police Detective Sergeant Robert Gurney said that there was a “get together of a number of individuals,” but couldn’t say how many people were at the party. He also declined to comment about the relationship between Mr. Lee and the victim. He said the investigation is still ongoing and would not discuss details surrounding the allegation.

Mr. Lee had been renting the house on Clover Leaf Lane.

UPDATE, 2:10 P.M.:

According to East Hampton Town Police, officers responded to a reported disturbance at Mr. Lee’s Clover Leaf Lane home.

They said he sexually assaulted a 20-year-old woman inside the home, where several people had been gathered.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Town Police at 537-7575.


A New York City man was arrested by East Hampton Town Police on Wednesday morning and charged with first-degree rape, according to East Hampton Town Justice Court officials.

Before Town Justice Catherine Cahill Wednesday morning, Jason Lee, 37, posted $20,000 cash bail and was released. According to officials, the Suffolk County District Attorney asked that the bail be set at $25,000.

Mr. Lee is expected back in court on September 19.

East Hampton Town Police Detective Lieutenant Chris Anderson and Attorney Edward Burke Jr., the attorney representing Mr. Lee, did not immediately return phone calls for more details.

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