THE FBI is reportedly set to launch new findings on Jeffrey Epstein this week – which is able to allegedly embody “new data” on Prince Andrew.
The FBI is reportedly contacting accusers of Jeffrey Epstein this weekCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Virginia Giuffre, an outspoken Epstein accuser, is seen right here in August 2019Credit score: AP:Related Press
Virginia Giuffre, an outspoken accuser who claims Epstein and his ex-lover Ghislaine Maxwell pimped her out, has claimed she was pressured to have intercourse with Prince Andrew in 2001 when she was 17 years outdated.
He’s additionally been dragged into Maxwell’s prosecution and is ready to function closely in her New York trial subsequent 12 months.
Buckingham Palace has strenuously denied the allegations made towards Prince Andrew – which have beforehand been thrown out of court docket.
A palace spokesperson stated: “Any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically unfaithful.
Giuffre has claimed she was pressured to have intercourse with Prince Andrew in 2001Credit score: Rex Options
“It’s emphatically denied that the Duke of York had any type of sexual contact or relationship with Virginia Roberts.
“Any declare on the contrary is fake and with out basis.”
Epstein killed himself whereas in federal custody in August 2019Credit score: AP:Related Press
The Mirror reported on Wednesday that the arrests of extra folks in Epstein’s circle are anticipated.
It was reported final month in a trove of newly unsealed documents that in a 2016 deposition, Maxwell denied connecting Giuffre or underage ladies with Prince Andrew.
Maxwell called Giuffre an “awful fantasist” and requested: “Are we tallying all of the lies?”
She stated she couldn’t recall taking Giuffre out for a night of clubbing with Prince Andrew in London.
Two Epstein accusers, Michelle Licata, left, and Courtney Wild, proper, are pictured in New York Metropolis final 12 monthsCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Teala Davies, an alleged Epstein sufferer, speaks to the media after Epstein killed himself in August 2019Credit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
“Her tissue of lies is extraordinarily onerous to choose aside what’s true and what isn’t,” Maxwell stated.
The deposition was a part of greater than 400 pages of transcripts from the deposition that have been ordered by a choose to be launched as a part of a lawsuit.
Many names and several pages in the deposition were blacked out, although data round some names – together with the prince’s – made it apparent who was being referenced.
Maxwell was arrested in July for her alleged involvement in “delivering young girls” to Epstein for years.
Her arrest got here nearly a 12 months after Epstein was arrested after which killed himself in jail in mysterious circumstances.
Maxwell has pleaded not responsible to serving to Epstein recruit and groom underage ladies as younger as 14 to interact in unlawful sexual acts within the mid-Nineties, and never responsible to perjury for having denied involvement in any such scheme when she gave her deposition below oath.