Prince Andrew sex accuser claims reviewed by top UK cops

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Prince Andrew sex accuser claims reviewed by top UK cops

British detectives are re-examining allegations that Prince Andrew had sex with a teenage girl trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein — with Scotland Yard’s top cop warning Thursday that “no one is above the law.”

Dame Cressida Dick, the commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police, told LBC radio that she was “aware” of the civil lawsuit filed in New York Monday by Andrew’s long-time accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre.

She said her officers “absolutely” would be again reviewing the case after the lawsuit accused the UK royal of sexual abuse and rape, allegedly starting in March 2001 at the London home of Ghislaine Maxwell.

“No one is above the law,” Dick insisted when asked specifically about the Duke of York.

“As a result of what’s going on, I’ve asked my team to have another look at the material,” she said — again repeating, “No one is above the law.”

Dick confirmed that her force had received “more than one allegation that is connected with Mr. Epstein,” the late pedophile who hanged himself in his Manhattan lockup in August 2019.

Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein go for a stroll together through New York's Central Park in 2011.
Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein go for a stroll together through New York’s Central Park in 2011.
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However, she stressed that the latest review was just to re-examine if there was enough to launch a full investigation into those who are still alive rather than an official case.

The force has previously faced intense pressure over its decision not to open a full investigation.

“It’s been reviewed twice before, we’ve worked closely with the [Crown Prosecution Service],” Dick told LBC.

Virginia Roberts Giuffre holds a photo of herself at age 16, when she says Jeffrey Epstein began abusing her sexually.
Virginia Roberts Giuffre holds a photo of herself at age 16, when she says Jeffrey Epstein began abusing her sexually.
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Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell's property in London, where the photo of Prince Andrew next to Virginia Roberts Giuffre is allegedly linked.
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell’s property in London, where the photo of Prince Andrew next to Virginia Roberts Giuffre is allegedly linked.
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“We will be looking at our position, of course we will. But at the moment there is no investigation,” she stressed.

The top cop also stressed that her force is “of course open to working with authorities overseas, we will give them every assistance if they ask us for anything,” she said, stressing, “Within the law, obviously.”

Giuffre, now 38, sued Andrew in Manhattan federal court Monday, claiming she was made to have sex with him three times, starting in London and then also in New York and Epstein’s private island.

Prince Andrew and Ghislaine Maxwell seen together.
Prince Andrew and Ghislaine Maxwell seen together.
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Her lawsuit alleges that “Prince Andrew’s actions constitute sexual offenses” including first- and third-degree rape, citing New York penal code where rape includes with someone “by forcible compulsion.”

Giuffre claims she suffered “substantial damages” from “extreme emotional distress, humiliation, fear, psychological trauma, loss of dignity and self-esteem, and invasion of her privacy.”

Andrew — currently staying with his mom, Queen Elizabeth II — has repeatedly denied Giuffre’s claims, including during a BBC interview in which he insisted he had “no recollection of ever meeting this lady, none whatsoever.”

Neither he, his legal team nor Buckingham Palace have responded to the lawsuit.

Maxwell is in custody in Brooklyn awaiting trial for allegedly recruiting underage girls for Epstein. She has pleaded not guilty.

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