According to a new lawsuit, Prince Andrew sexually assaulted a teenage girl he met via Jeffrey Epstein.
Virginia Roberts Giuffre is suing Queen Elizabeth's son for sexual assault in federal court. She claims that she was a victim to Epstein's sex trading scheme for powerful men including Prince Andrew.
According to the suit obtained by TMZ Andrew is accused sexually abusing Giuffre in NYC as a minor... at Epstein's invitation and his alleged accomplice, Ghislaine Maxill.
Giuffre claims that Prince Andrew assaulted and battery her at 17 years of age. She also says that the abuse caused her severe and long-lasting emotional distress.
We reported that... Prince Andrew did not cooperate with FBI and federal prosecutors during 2019 and 2020 when law enforcement wanted to talk to him regarding Epstein.
"I don't recall this."
Prince Andrew claims he has been racked by brain pain but can't recall any incident involving Virginia Roberts.
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Prince Andrew appeared on BBC Newsnight and claimed that he didn't recall meeting Giuffre despite a 2001 photo in which he was posing with Giuffre.
Prince Andrew resigned in May 2020 from all public positions due to Epstein's ties.