November 28, 2022

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Luxury Manhattan magazine publisher Jason Bean arrested for molesting a girl under 17

Jason Bean, 47, leaves Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday.  Arrested after allegedly molesting a girl under the age of 17

Luxury Manhattan magazine publisher Jason Bean has been arrested in New York City for molesting a girl under 17.

Ben, 47, is the founder and CEO of the glitzy Dojour magazine.

He was accused of forcibly touching intimate organs and endangering a minor under the age of 17.

Ben is the father of two girls and a boy. He and wife Haley separated in 2016, and sold their TriBeCa apartment for $10.75 million in 2017.

Jason Bean, 47, leaves Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday. Arrested after allegedly molesting a girl under the age of 17

Ben leaves the Criminal Court in Manhattan on Monday afternoon.  He was accused of forcibly touching intimate organs and endangering a minor under the age of 17

Ben leaves the Criminal Court in Manhattan on Monday afternoon. He was accused of forcibly touching intimate organs and endangering a minor under the age of 17

Ben in Manhattan criminal court on Monday afternoon.  Dujour's quarterly magazine caters to readers of clients with a minimum net worth of $5 million.

Ben in Manhattan criminal court on Monday afternoon. Dujour’s quarterly magazine caters to readers of clients with a minimum net worth of $5 million.

Binn owns properties in Tribeca, Aspen, Miami, and Southampton where he is a hottest Hamptons and celebrity cocktail party.

Binn owns properties in Tribeca, Aspen, Miami, and Southampton where he is a hottest Hamptons and celebrity cocktail party.

Jason Bean is a man who has made luxury not only his lifestyle but his business as well. As founder and chairman of Niche Media, he has a net worth of $50 million and is the man behind a range of “boutique” magazines including The Hamptons and Gotham.

Binn previously founded and ran Niche Media, the publisher of high-end magazines like Gotham, Los Angeles Confidential, Aspen Peak, Ocean Drive, and the Hamptons, to name a few.

He owns properties in Tribeca, Aspen, Miami and Southampton where he is instrumental in the Hamptons cocktail party and celebrity scene.

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He has been a guest at Kris Jenner’s birthday parties, posing for photos with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. He’s rubbed shoulders with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, and starred with Lenny Kravitz and Lionel Ritchie in Miami’s Art Basel.

Jason Bean, 47, (left) and his wife Haley in 2011, before their separation in 2016. He is the founder and CEO of the high-profile Dujour magazine.

Jason Bean, 47, (left) and his wife Haley in 2011, before their separation in 2016. He is the founder and CEO of the high-profile Dujour magazine.

Jason Bean (left) with Kim Kardashian and Greta Van Suster at the Niche Media Party in 2010

Jason Bean (left) with Kim Kardashian and Greta Van Suster at the Niche Media Party in 2010

Jason Bean with Kanye West at a Dugour event in Los Angeles in 2017

Jason Bean with Kanye West at a Dugour event in Los Angeles in 2017

On other low-key evenings in the Hamptons, the 54-year-old spends time with Christie Brinkley and paints himself a homemade body, in bed by 10pm.

Just three days ago, the prolific Instagram poster posted a photo of himself with a smiling Katie Holmes, captioning, ‘They’re all dressed up and places to go. Great shot – great day.

The day before, he was posting pictures of himself with famous restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani and proud of their 40-year friendship after meeting their parents.

Ironically, for a man who now finds himself on the wrong side of the law, last week he posted his praise of New York law enforcement and a video collaboration between civil rights activist Al Sharpton and New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

In 2005, he appeared in Forbes Magazine,

In 2005, he was featured in Forbes Magazine, “Forbes 400”, and was named Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year”.

Jason Bean,

Jason Bean, the award-winning “publishing legend,” in Manhattan criminal court on Monday

He began his publishing career at advertising agency D’Arcy Masius Benton and Bowles at the age of 23 after graduating early, summa cum laude, from Boston University’s School of Communication.

In 1992 he moved to Miami and founded Ocean Drive magazine. Six years later in 1998, he founded the Niche Company and a slew of other high society titles followed including Hamptons Magazine, Capitol File, Gotham, Los Angeles Confidential, Aspen Peak, and Michigan Avenue.

In 2005, he was featured in Forbes Magazine, “Forbes 400”, and was named Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year”.

Two years later, he was the only media member to be inducted into the American Advertising Association’s “Hall of Advertising Achievement,” and in 2008 he was inducted into Crain’s “40 Under 40” list of successful entrepreneurs.

In 2010 he was appointed president of Niche in the same year that he was appointed chief advisor to online shopping company Gilt.

Jason Bean (second from right) pictured with Donald Trump and rock star Stephen Tyler in 2008

Jason Bean (second from right) pictured with Donald Trump and rock star Stephen Tyler in 2008

Jason Bean and Ivanka Trump together at the Couture Jewelry Show in Las Vegas in 2014

Jason Bean and Ivanka Trump together at the Couture Jewelry Show in Las Vegas in 2014

Jason Bean and Beyonce Knowles at Gotham Magazine's annual gala in New York City, 2008

Jason Bean and Beyonce Knowles at Gotham Magazine’s annual gala in New York City, 2008

Dujour’s Quarterly magazine caters to a readership with a net worth of at least $5 million.

In order to receive a copy of the magazine, one had to meet five out of seven qualifications including average net worth of $5 million, liquid assets over $1 million, median home values ​​above $1.5 million, and median Income in excess of $250,000, yearly offline luxury purchases of over $100,000 or annual online purchases and charitable donations respectively totaling more than $10,000.

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Published by Forbes last August, the magazine praised his ability to communicate with a focus on “communication” as the core of his success which saw his company grow from just five employees in 1992 to more than 300.

But while his professional fortunes faltered between private lives.

Jason Bean and Paris Hilton approach a Niche Media event in Aspen, Colorado, in 2010

Jason Bean and Paris Hilton approach a Niche Media event in Aspen, Colorado, in 2010

Jason Bean attends Writers' Night at the East Hampton Library as a guest on Alex Baldwin in 2011

Jason Bean attends Writers’ Night at the East Hampton Library as a guest on Alex Baldwin in 2011

Jason Bean and DJ Khaled attend Fat Joe's Family Ties album launch party in Miami 2019

Jason Bean and DJ Khaled attend Fat Joe’s Family Ties album launch party in Miami 2019

In the first edition of Dujour wrote, ‘Without the love and support of my wife Hayley and my children, what I was about to see on these pages would not have been possible. They are my lifelong partners.

But it did not work out in this way and the couple quietly separated in 2016 without commenting on the reasons. Ben married Haley Lieberman, 46, a former real estate developer, in December 2003 in a ceremony in Fontainebleau, Miami. Her parents, Diane and Alan Lieberman, own South Beach Group hotels in Miami.