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Prince Andrew Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit with Survivor Virginia Giuffre

HeadlineFeb 16, 2022

Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre have reached an out-of-court settlement in Giuffre’s lawsuit against the British royal. Giuffre accused convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell of trafficking her to Andrew when she was 17 years old. She said Andrew sexually assaulted her at Epstein’s private island in the U.S. Virgin Islands, at his mansion in Manhattan and at Maxwell’s home in London. The settlement means Andrew does not have to admit guilt over the claims. As part of the agreement, Andrew will make a “substantial donation” to Giuffre’s charity for survivors of sexual abuse.

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