A source close to Royal speaks as the Met says it will take no further action on Virginia Giuffre’s allegations of sexual assault.
The Metropolitan Police’s decision not to take any further action on Virginia Giuffre’s allegations seizing sexual assault against Prince Andrew comes as no surprise, a source close to the royal cited.
Police said Sunday they closed the investigation after reviewing several documents, including one related to one ongoing US civil case against Giuffre, who claims she was forced to have sex with the prince at the age of 17.
The Sunday Times reported that Scotland Yard officials spoke to Giuffre, although the Met has not confirmed it still wanted to deny.
A source close to Prince Andrew told the PA Media news agency: “It is no surprise that the Met police have confirmed t that after the third review of allegations of sexual assault against the Duke, she will not go any further. ” Plot.
In the early 1990s Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of British media magnate Robert Maxwell, met investment banker and financier Jeffrey Epstein. Their relationship was initially romantic, but it evolved into something that resembled Maxwell as a confidante and personal assistant.
Prince Andrew was reportedly introduced to Epstein through their mutual friend Maxwell in 1999, and Epstein is said to be visiting the Queen’s private retreat to have
Some have suggested that the introduction was made earlier. A 2011 letter from the Prince’s then private secretary, Alastair Watson, to the Times of London suggests Andrew and Epstein had known each other since the early 1990s.
Andrew, Maxwell and Epstein can be seen together at Donald’s
Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida. Later that year, Epstein and Maxwell
Attend a joint birthday party at Windsor Castle hosted by the Queen.
Andrew and Epstein are vacationing together and are pictured on a yacht in Phuket, Thailand, surrounded by topless women. The Times of London reported that the Prince of Epstein’s vacation was paid for.
That same year, Virginia Giuffre, then 17, claims to have had sex
with Andrew at Maxwell’s home in Belgravia, London. Giuffre, whose last name was
At the time of the alleged incidents, Roberts says she slept with Andrew
twice more, at Epstein’s
New York at home and having an “orgy”? on his private island in the Caribbean.
Shortly after his release, Epstein is visited by
Andreas in New York. The couple is photographed together in Central Park. Recordings
shows up years later, allegedly shot on December 6th, which Andrew appears to be showing
in Epstein’s mansion in Manhattan waves goodbye to a woman behind a door.
Allegations emerge that Andrew had sex with Giuffre
in Florida court documents relating to Epstein. The newspapers say she was forced to have sex with Andrew when she was 17, which is under the
Legal age under Florida law. Buckingham Palace rejects the allegations. The claims against Andrew are later removed by US civil society
Court records following a federal judge’s verdict.
Andrew is accused of sexuality
Inappropriateness by a second alleged Epstein victim, Johanna Sjoberg. She claims he
Touched her chest at the billionaire’s Manhattan apartment in 2001.
Buckingham Palace considers the allegations to be “categorically untrue”.
Epstein is found dead in his prison cell after he was arrested again and charged with sex trafficking. A coroner says the death was suicide.
A pilot in Epstein’s private jet later that month claims Andrew was a passenger on previous flights with the financier and Giuffre.
Andrew participates in a disastrous BBC TV -Interview claiming he couldn’t have sex with Giuffre because he was at home in Woking after visiting Pizza Express and that her description of how he danced with her before couldn’t be true because he was unable to sweat and that he “had no recollection of ever meeting this lady”. After several days of negative reactions, Andrew announced that he would be stepping down from his public duties “for the foreseeable future”.
US Attorney Geoffrey Berman issued a public statement suggesting that Andrew’s investigation would be “zero Cooperation “.
After Berman reiterated that the prince” closed the door completely “on collaborating with the US investigation in March, Andrew’s lawyers insist that he has repeatedly offered to cooperate and US – Accusing attorneys of misleading the public and breaching confidentiality.
Maxwell, who has rarely been seen in public in recent years, is arrested by the FBI on Epstein charges. Unsealed testimony from a 2015 civil trial reveals a number of allegations about her role in the Epstein sex trafficking ring, including allegations that she trained underage girls as sex slaves. She faces up to 80 years in prison if she is sentenced in a trial that is set to begin in November 2021.
US officials confirm that Prince Andrew of Giuffre has received court documents relating to a sexual assault lawsuit, in which he demands compensation. Her lawyers had previously said the papers had been officially served on the Duke, but his legal team had denied the allegation. Two weeks later, a court in New York grants royal attorneys permission to review the confidential settlement agreement between Giuffre and Epstein.
The London Metropolitan Police say that after a review of allegations they have attacked Prince Andrew Giuffre takes no further action. In August, the Met Commissioner, Cressida Dick, said: “Nobody is above the law”. and that she “asked my team to review the material”.
“Despite media pressure and allegations of new evidence, the Met has concluded that the allegations are insufficient to warrant further investigation to justify. The Duke has always vigorously asserted his innocence and continues to do so.
The review began after Giuffre filed the lawsuit in August. The Met Commissioner, Dame Cressida Dick, insisted that “no one is above the law” and said she had “asked my team to review the material.” The Met said while its review was “complete” it would “continue to liaise with other law enforcement agencies who are investigating matters related to Jeffrey Epstein.” Celebrities Ghislaine Maxwell in London and on properties of Epstein, the disgraced financier who died in prison in 2019 on charges of sex trafficking.
A now infamous photo of Andrew with one arm around Giuffres Waist is said to have recorded Epstein at Maxwell’s house on a visit to London in 2001 when Giuffre – ???? then Virginia Roberts â ???? was around 17. Sources believed to be close to the prince have suggested the photo was fake – ???? an allegation that his accuser vehemently denies – ???? while Andrew said that he “has no memory”. to meet her.
He has “absolutely and categorically” denied having sex with Giuffre and Buckingham Palace has called the allegations “false and baseless”.
Maxwell, who is on trial in New York next month, has joined the sex trafficking charges for her alleged involvement Epstein pleaded not guilty.