She told her lawyer Monday in New York that a member of the American British royal family had been accused of sexually harassing financier Jeffrey Epstein while Prince Andrew was a minor.
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The complaint, contacted by the AFP, alleges that the Duke of York, the Queen’s second son, was “one of the most powerful men” when Virginia Giffrey was the victim, who was “handed over for sexual purposes” in 2000 and since 2002, when financier Jeffrey Epstein was imprisoned in Manhattan in the summer of 2019 He was charged and arrested before killing himself.
Prince Andrew, who has previously denied the allegations, was charged in the complaint with “sexual harassment”.To me Gifrey, then younger, three times: in London, Epstein, very close to Gislen Maxwell, and in business property in New York and the Virgin Islands.
“I am responsible for what Prince Andrew did to me. The powerful and the rich are not exempt from accountability. I hope other victims see that it is not possible to live quietly and fearlessly,” Vergnea Giffrey said in a statement to the media.
Now in November 61, 2019, Prince Andrew “undoubtedly” denied such allegations in an interview that he considered dangerous for the BBC. He was particularly skeptical of the authenticity of a high-profile photo showing him with Virginia Giffrey and Gisline in his background. Maxwell remaining in the Epstein case.
Although he refused, his association with the American businessman caused him turmoil and forced him to retire from public life.
The lawsuit was filed in Manhattan Federal Court on Monday under the New York State Juvenile Victims Act, which gives a one-year time limit for filing a sexual harassment lawsuit, with no restrictions. The law, which went into effect in August 2019, has a few days left for potential victims.