Prince Andrew served with go well with by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Giuffre in intercourse case, courtroom submitting says
Prince Andrew The Duke of York arrives on the Headquarters of CrossRail in Canary Wharf on March 7, 2011 in London, England.
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Prince Andrew of Britain was served with a lawsuit filed by an American lady who accuses him of getting intercourse along with her when she was underage, throughout the identical time she additionally was being abused by his pal Jeffrey Epstein, a brand new courtroom submitting revealed Friday.
Andrew, who’s the Duke of York, was served with the civil go well with filed by Virginia Giuffre on Aug. 27 in England, in line with that submitting in Manhattan federal courtroom.
The doc, an affidavit by a course of server engaged by Giuffre’s authorized crew, says the go well with was left with a police officer on obligation on the gates of the Royal Lodge in Windsor, a property occupied by Andrew.
The affidavit stated that when the method server tried to offer Andrew the lawsuit a day earlier, a police officer instructed him that “safety there had been instructed to not enable anybody” onto the grounds thee to serve the prince with the go well with, or to simply accept service on his behalf.
On Aug. 27, the method server wrote that he was instructed that the go well with may very well be left with a police officer on the Royal Lodge “and that this matter would then be forwarded on to the Authorized Staff.”
A spokesperson for Andrew declined to remark.
Prince Andrew with Virginia Giuffre and Ghislain Maxwell.
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On the time, the mysterious cash supervisor was charged in federal courtroom with trafficking dozens of underage women in order that he may sexually abuse them. Epstein had pleaded responsible in Florida in 2008 to soliciting sexual companies from an underage woman.
Giuffre sued Andrew final month, claiming he had sexually assaulted her when she was 17 years outdated.
“I’m holding Prince Andrew accountable for what he did to me,” she stated.
“The highly effective and wealthy will not be exempt from being held answerable for their actions. I hope that different victims will see that it’s doable to not reside in silence and concern, however to reclaim one’s life by talking out and demanding justice.”
Melania Trump, Prince Andrew, Gwendolyn Beck and Jeffrey Epstein at a celebration on the Mar-a-Lago membership, Palm Seashore, Florida, February 12, 2000.
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Maxwell is because of go on trial in Manhattan federal courtroom in November on prices that she recruited underage women to be abused by Epstein.
She has pleaded not responsible in that case and is being held with out bail in a Brooklyn jail.