Sun. Sep 26th, 2021

Jeffrey Epstein-accuser Virginia Giuffre has actually started legal action against the Duke of York and stated it was “past the time for him to be held to account” for allegedly sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.Lawyers for Ms Giuffre filed the civil suit looking for unspecified damages at a federal court in New York where the court files claim she was “lent out for sexual purposes” by convicted sex culprit Epstein consisting of while she was still a small under United States law.Andrew is called as the only accused in the 15-page suit, brought under New York states Child Victims Act, though Epstein and his previous girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell are discussed often throughout. It is long past the time for him to be held to account.READ MOREIt is declared in the documents Ms Giuffre, then known as Virginia Roberts, was sexually abused while aged under 18 by the Queens second son at Ghislaine Maxwells house in London, at Epsteins New York mansion and at other areas including Epsteins private island in the United States Virgin Islands.Maxwell has actually pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges in Manhattan federal court, where she faces trial in November, while Epstein took his own life in a federal jail in the district in August 2019, a month after he was jailed on sex trafficking charges.The documents declare Ms Giuffre “was forced by express or indicated dangers by Epstein, Maxwell, and/or Prince Andrew to engage in sexual acts with Prince Andrew, and feared death or physical injury to herself or another and other consequences for disobeying Epstein, Maxwell, and Prince Andrew due to their effective connections, wealth and authority”.”The duke also stated he has no memory of a widely known photo of him with his arm around Ms Giuffres waist at Maxwells house, and has questioned whether it was his own hand in the image.Ghislaine Maxwell is waiting for trial in the US (Chris Ison/PA)/ PA ArchiveThe fallout from the interview saw the royal criticised for revealing an absence of empathy towards Epsteins victims and an absence of regret over his friendship with disgraced financier.Andrew stopped his royal responsibilities and openly promised to co-operate with United States authorities investigating Epsteins crimes, though has considering that dealt with a war of words in between his camp and American authorities over his schedule to respond to questions.Ms Giuffres legal action asking for a trial by jury was brought after the duke “stonewalled” demands to co-operate, court files said.Virginia Giuffre says she has taken the legal action after being stonewalled by the dukes agents (Crime+Investigation/PA)/ PA MediaThe PA news firm has seen a copy of the tolling arrangement sent to lawyers for Andrew on July 19 which would allow any pertinent statute of limitations to be momentarily suspended.


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