Virginia Giuffre says she was trafficked by Epstein to have sex with Andrew in London in 2001, when she was 17 and a minor under US law. She is suing the prince in an American court. Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth II, denies the allegations. He told the BBC in an interview in 2019 that he had never had sex with Giuffre, saying: “This did not happen. “
In August, the London Metropolitan Police began a review of allegations related to convicted sex offender Epstein. Police chief Cressida Dick said at the time that “no one is above the law”.
“We are not taking any further action”
The force said in a statement Sunday evening that its “review is complete and we are not taking any further action.”
He also said he would take no action on allegations, first reported by Channel 4 News, that Epstein’s alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell trafficked, cared for and abused women and girls in the Kingdom. -United.
Maxwell, a British socialite, is in an American prison awaiting trial for recruiting teenage girls to make Epstein abuse Epstein.
The force said it continues to liaise with other law enforcement agencies investigating issues related to Epstein.
After weeks of legal skirmishes, Andrew’s lawyers admitted late last month that the prince had been officially served with Giuffre’s trial. The prince is due to file responses to the complaints by October 29.
Andrew, 61, has been banned from public royal duties amid the scandal over his friendship with convicted pedophile Epstein, who committed suicide in a federal detention center in New York City in August 2019 while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.