LONDON — British police will not be taking any further action against Prince Andrew after a review prompted by a Jeffrey Epstein accuser who claims that he sexually assaulted her.
Virginia Giuffre claimed publically for many years that she was sexually abused in 2001 by Queen Elizabeth’s second-born.
In August, Giuffre filed a lawsuit against the princeAndrew sexually assaulted her as a child victim under the Child Victims Act, when she was trafficked and flown by Epstein and his associate to London when she turned 17.
Andrew denied all allegations.
The lawsuit brought about the Metropolitan Police began a review of allegationsEpstein, a late convicted sex offender, was connected in August. The police force stated late Sunday that it had finished its review and would not be taking any further action.
Giuffre was not the first to publicly claim that she was sexually abused in August’s lawsuit by Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell.
Giuffre filed a defamation lawsuitMaxwell was accused of repeatedly denying her abuse in 2015. This lawsuit was settled out-of-court.
A 2019 interview with the BBCGiuffre outlined Andrew’s alleged abuses of her. Maxwell flew her from New York to London in 2001 when she was still underage. She then ordered her to have sex at the royal.
In November 2019, Prince Andrew was interviewed about Giuffre’s allegations. He replied that he had no recollection of ever having met Giuffre.