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London’s Metropolitan Police will “take no further action” on allegations involving Queen Elizabeth II’s son, Prince Andrew, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein and socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, following allegations of sexual abuse made in a civil lawsuit by Virginia Giuffre. prompted to review the files. , although the British royal still faces Giuffre’s civil trial in the US

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The Metropolitan Police said on Sunday it was not taking any further action against the Queen’s son after finishing its review material on the matter, including a document released in August 2021 under US civil action. According for many news shops.

Giuffre’s US civil lawsuit brought several allegations of sexual assault against Prince Andrew when he was 17 years old, the allegations have been denied.

Dame Cressida Dick, Commissioner of the Force, swore off Giuffre’s trial in August called for a review of the case, insisting “no one is above the law”.

Dick said the force was Too Finished Review of the late Epstein and his ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell – who are being held in US custody on sex trafficking charges – and no further action will be taken in either case.

Both reviews were also prompted by Giuffre’s suit.

The force said it would continue to cooperate with other law enforcement agencies investigating Epstein.

what we don’t know

The Sunday Times informed of That Metropolitan Police officers spoke to Giuffre, though did not disclose whether discussions took place or whether it was a formal statement.

main background

Giuffre first accused Prince Andrew of sexual abuse in 2015, linking the royal to Epstein and Maxwell. The Met has investigated Giuffre’s allegations against Prince at least twice since 2015 but has never opened an investigation, Allegedly claim to be out jurisdiction. Prince Andrew stepped down from royal duties in 2019 after sparking widespread public outcry over his alleged friendship with Epstein. one in destructive BBC Interview, Royal Claimed He could not attack Giuffre that night because he was at home after attending a children’s party at Pizza Express and tried to doubt Giuffre’s testimony, claiming that he was not sweating.

looked forward

Met Police drop Prince Andrew investigation into Virginia Giuffre case (Guardian)

Prince Andrew’s lawyers allowed to review settlement with Epstein’s accuser Giuffre (Businesshala)

Prince Andrew sued in US court by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre (Businesshala)

Jeffrey Epstein’s Dark Facade finally cracks (Businesshala)