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Prince Andrew Virginia Giuffre’s Accuser Secret Settlement with Jeffrey Epstein to Be Released Today | UK News

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A confidential settlement between Jeffrey Epstein and Virginia Giuffre, which could be the key to a court case involving Prince Andrew, is expected to be released today.

The 2009 agreement between Epstein – the late disgraced financier – and Ms Giuffre, formerly known as Virginia Roberts, is set to be released following an order from U.S. judges.

Mrs. Giuffre continues André for sexually assaulting her as a teenager.

On Tuesday, a New York judge is due to hear arguments over whether to dismiss his civil lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages.

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Ms Giuffre claims she was trafficked by Epstein into having sex with the Duke of York when she was 17, a minor under US law, and was pictured with the royal and Ghislaine Maxwell during the time when the alleged sexual intercourse took place.

Andrew – who has not been charged with criminal offenses – has denied the allegations and his legal team called the prosecution “without merit.”

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Ahead of the settlement’s publication on Monday, the Duke’s lawyers argued it was clearing it of any liability because it covered ‘royalties’ and that Epstein had insisted it apply to anyone Ms Giuffre might sue in justice.

But Ms Giuffre’s attorneys say the deal applies “at most” to those involved in an underlying Florida litigation, thereby excluding Andrew.

They say the Queen’s second son shouldn’t use the 2009 deal as a “no-get-out card”.

The settlement’s release comes after the Duke’s attorneys requested a stay or quash of the lawsuit against him, as Ms Giuffre lives in Australia, not the United States.

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They argued that this meant the New York court might not have “jurisdiction” over the trial.

But it was dismissed by US Federal Judge Lewis A Kaplan who told Andrew’s attorneys they had to hand over the documents according to the trial schedule.

Ms Giuffre’s legal team described the King’s legal team’s request as “another in a series of tired attempts by Prince Andrew to dodge and dodge the legal merits” of the civil case.

His lawyers have asked Andrew’s lawyers for a wealth of information as they investigate his BBC Newsnight interview when he said he was visiting a Pizza Express on the day of the alleged sexual encounter.

They requested travel documents detailing Andrew’s travels on Epstein’s planes and his various homes, the Duke’s visit to Pizza Express in Woking and the London Tramp nightclub where Mrs Giuffre alleges she danced with. a sweaty Andrew before having sex.

In his interview with Newsnight, the Duke claimed he had a health problem at the time which meant he was not sweating.

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A photo released during Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial appearing to show her with Jeffrey Epstein in a log cabin on the Queen’s Balmoral Estate

The publication of the 2009 regulations comes after Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted of recruiting underage girls of being sexually assaulted by her ex-boyfriend Epstein, who committed suicide in 2019 while awaiting trial for sex trafficking.

If the judges do not dismiss Ms Giuffre’s lawsuit against Andrew, a trial could be held between September and December 2022.

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