A new twist in the case of Epstein. The american justice has officially sent an invitation to prince Andrew, who had close ties with Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexual assault on minors, reports The Sun. The publication states that the brother of Charles will most likely be heard by the american courts "in a few weeks" in the context of this request for" mutual legal assistance " (MLA) with the department of interior british.
An application possible in the context of criminal cases. The british authorities there have still not responded to this letter that would require the government of Boris Johnson to cooperate.
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A summons, which complicates also the british crown, while the duke of York had decided to "put an end to its public commitments" to try to put an end to the diplomatic crisis that shook the Buckingham Palace, especially after his interview to be disastrous to the BBC in November 2019. It was then entrusted to wanting "all the days" have continued to attend Jeffrey Epstein after his release in 2010.
He denies any "criminal act"
The crown prince (he is at the 8th position in the order of succession of the current british crown) also denied any "criminal act" by denying to have had sex with Virginia Roberts in 2001, when she was 17 years old, he says don't know. She claimed to have had sex twice when she was a child.
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Since the beginning of the case, the prince Andrew, 60 years old, has always refused to be heard by prosecutors in New York who are working on the supposed network of a procuring of Jeffrey Epstein. Last year, Jeffrey Epstein had been arrested and charged for having organized, during several years, a network made up of dozens of young girls. The billionaire found dead on August 10, 2019 within his prison cell in new york. He committed suicide by hanging himself, as confirmed by his autopsy. The business man had already been convicted in 2008 for having pushed young girls into prostitution. Last January, the FBI had expressed his desire to interview prince Andrew about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein.